Khalil Rafati on Remembering How to Live

I’m here with Khalil Rafati, one of my favorite speakers and authors. He’s also an entrepreneur (are you surprised?!) and owns a chain of juice and smoothie bars I love, SunLife Organics.

Khalil also owns Riviera Recovery, a transitional living facility for drug addicts and alcoholics, and this is a project of his for a reason. I’ll let him tell his story because he tells it much better than I could. In a nutshell, Khalili went from the lowest of the lows — being a drug addict, almost dying, overdosing many times — to a now successful entrepreneur who’s dedicated to changing culture through business. He very strongly believes that if he can do it, anyone can.

He credits his “one-day-at-a-time” approach for turning his life around, and this mentality is definitely one of my “secret” weapons for combating stress. I highly recommend all of his books… preferably read in the sauna! 🙂

Episode Highlights With Khalil Rafati

  • His amazing transformational story from homelessness to a successful business owner
  • The morning routine that helps him stay optimistic and happy even during challenges
  • How we can do anything for one day and why this is the key to lasting success
  • The reasons we might want to not eat for one day or walk all day for one day
  • Why the “one day” approach works and how to try it
  • His advice to entrepreneurs just starting out
  • Advice to parents on building this mindset in kids
  • Advice to anyone struggling with addiction, depression, anxiety, or discouragement
  • And more!

Resources We Mention

Books Khalil Recommends

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