Quieten Your Inner Bully with Bruce Langford

How do you speak to yourself when you make a mistake? Do you say, “It’s okay, You’ll get it next time,” or does it go something like this, “You’re so stupid… you’re always making stupid mistakes!” 

We’ve all dealt with a bully at some point in our lives and we know exactly how it feels to be bullied. But did you know that you have an inner bully inside of you who is stopping you from living your best life. 

Bruce Langford is a Mindfulness consultant and creator of the top-ranked iTunes podcast, Mindfulness Mode. He is hired by companies to improve corporate culture by replacing stress and anxiety with team spirit and self-respect. 

As a result of his trainings, employee sick time declines, general wellness improves, and profits increase. Bruce’s extensive background for over a decade in bullying prevention equips him, through mindfulness, to inspire employees to replace self-bullying and self-judgmental behaviors with cooperation and self-respect. 

In this episode of the Rock Your Money, Rock Your Life podcast, Bruce and I discuss how he became a mindfulness coach, what pushes people to become bullies and hurt other people, and how you can begin “letting go” with Bruce’s free training.

What You’ll Learn from this Episode:

  • How your inner bully is sabotaging your success
  • Why we are all “observers”
  • Why finding your creative passion can lead you to a life of fulfillment
  • And much more!

Your inner bully is completely stopping you from achieving some of the great things that you were born to achieve.

Topics Covered:

00:00 – Intro to Bruce

02:10 – How do you let go? 

04:13 – Becoming a mindfulness coach

06:12 – Bullying is ego

08:00 – Be who you’re meant to be – take off your mask 

13:13 – Your inner bully 

16:40 – The observer 

18:00 – Affirmation

20:00 – Your hobbies serve you 

22:26 – Connect with Bruce

Key Takeaways

“[Bullying] happens everywhere, it happens in businesses and families, for sure, and I think people become so ego-focused. And we start operating from that place of ego and we can’t see anything else. We can’t see other people’s perspectives. We start losing empathy for other people and we start driving forward based on what our ego is telling us.”  – Bruce Langford

“We all have a creative side and that creative side can help us understand who we really are and who we’re meant to be. But if we push it away and we hide it and use that mask to pretend that it doesn’t exist, then that doesn’t serve us.” – Bruce Langford

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