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YOU HAVE TO LET GO.

So many of us make decisions because we feel like we have to do something.

Whether it’s the religion we grew up in, what our parents want, or what we feel is culturally acceptable, we often betray ourselves.

But you can only live this way for so long before you start to break down.

You’ll lose sight of who you are and suddenly realize you don’t know how to find it.

It’s a lonely feeling.

For me, this point came after I got injured in football. I was forced to look at my decisions and figure out what I wanted.

On today’s episode of The School of Greatness, I talk about spirituality, relationships, and mental health with one of the most successful musicians of all time: Dan Reynolds.

“I’m on a quest every day to find truth and light.” @DanReynolds  

Dan Reynolds is the lead singer of Imagine Dragons and a recipient of the Songwriters Hall of Fame Hal David Starlight Award.

He shares how he had a crisis of faith after being raised Mormon. He almost divorced his wife and left everything behind. But he was able to make some changes and find himself again.

So get ready to learn how to stop living a people-pleasing life and stay true to yourself on Episode 890.

“Get to a point in life where you can let go.” @DanReynolds  

Some Questions I Ask:

  • How were you able to make your relationship work? (05:00)
  • Why do you think people don’t share how they feel? (38:00)
  • Do you believe it’s more powerful to create from a place of pain or love? (43:40)
  • What’s your greatest fear? (42:00)
  • What was the greatest lesson you learned in the last decade? (52:00)

In this episode, you will learn:

  • Why you can’t live a people-pleasing life (00:00)
  • Dan’s crisis of faith and how Mormonism has affected his life (00:00)
  • About Dan’s work with the LGBTQ community (19:00)
  • Dan’s struggle with depression and anxiety (28:00)
  • Dan’s health journey (45:00)
  • Plus much more…
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Transcript of this Episode

Music Credits:

Music Credit:

The Sound Of Love by Mike Retek

Prismatic by Zythian

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