Short Talks

These insightful and stirring audio clips, recorded live during Guy Finley's ongoing classes, deliver quick nuggets of condensed wisdom. Audio blog-style talks on a variety of topics are 3-25 minutes in length. Many clips are part of Guy’s ongoing Podcast series. Subscribe to Guy's free Podcast and be informed as new ones are posted.

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  1. Why Do I Get So Angry With People?
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    Why Do I Get So Angry With People?

    • Posted: 11/29/22
    • Meeting: 10/19/22
    • Time: 00:03:54
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    We all have experienced feeling angry and hurt when someone speaks their mind to us and is disrespectful. Being tolerant and nice only works to a point, and then we find ourselves unable to contain our feelings and helpless to deal with the anger we feel. In this Q&A Guy Finley reveals that the real question isn't, how do I stop getting angry with people, but rather, what can I discover about my own anger?

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  2. Can I Think My Way Out of a Bad Situation?
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    Can I Think My Way Out of a Bad Situation?

    • Posted: 11/11/22
    • Meeting: 10/12/22
    • Time: 00:02:37
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    Everyone wants to know how to think their way out of painful situations, especially the ones that keep repeating in our lives. Guy explains how to start seeing this question with a new mind by being conscious and aware of when we start to overthink it.

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  3. How to Overcome and Beat Anxiety with New Understanding
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    How to Overcome and Beat Anxiety with New Understanding

    • Posted: 11/2/22
    • Meeting: 10/2/22
    • Time: 00:02:36
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    Guy answers how to stop being anxious with his quote, "As goes my attention so comes my experience." When anxiety has your attention stuck on worrying about a stressful situation that's your experience. A change in attention relieves us from the stressful connection to anxiety.

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  4. How Do I Live with No Mind in the Present Moment?
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    How Do I Live with No Mind in the Present Moment?

    • Posted: 10/26/22
    • Meeting: 9/28/22
    • Time: 00:05:11
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    How do I live with no mind in the present moment is answered by Guy Finley with insights that help you to see the need to be aware of yourself all the times.

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  5. Slow Down the Rush to Judgment
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    Slow Down the Rush to Judgment

    • Posted: 10/13/22
    • Meeting: 9/4/22
    • Time: 00:02:31
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    In this short talk, self-realization author Guy Finley talks about the benefits of a quiet mind, which includes the recognition and letting go of the pain that is inherent in the mind's judgment of both yourself and other people.

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  6. How Do I Realize My Full Potential?
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    How Do I Realize My Full Potential?

    • Posted: 10/5/22
    • Meeting: 8/24/22
    • Time: 00:03:52
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    In this question-and-answer session during an online webinar, bestselling "letting go" author Guy Finley talks about the enormous difference between so-called success in the world, and the realization of a person's highest spiritual possibilities.

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  7. Get Over the Fear of Rejection
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    Get Over the Fear of Rejection

    • Posted: 10/3/22
    • Meeting: 11/7/21
    • Time: 00:02:29
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    In this answer to a viewer's question, "Secret of Letting Go" author Guy Finley explains that the fear of being rejected by another person is caused by a mind that is reliving an old painful memory, tricking you into believing that what happened in the past is the only possibility.

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  8. Stop Hurting Yourself
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    Stop Hurting Yourself

    • Posted: 9/16/22
    • Meeting: 8/10/22
    • Time: 00:03:02
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    In this answer to a viewer's question, bestselling "letting go" author Guy Finley talks about a strange part of ourselves that actually thrives on the sensations it receives when it does something harmful. It is the very awareness of this inner dynamic that brings about the gradual end to all self-harming behavior.

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  9. The Freedom You Long For Is Beyond Imagination
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    The Freedom You Long For Is Beyond Imagination

    • Posted: 9/8/22
    • Meeting: 7/31/22
    • Time: 00:04:09
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    In this answer to a viewer's question, bestselling author Guy Finley explains that freedom from fear does not come about through imagining what that freedom is. Our task is to enter into the moment as present to ourselves as we possibly can, and then to allow the intelligence that is inherent in the awareness itself to strengthen our understanding of the true purpose of each moment.

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  10. Stop Drinking the Poison of Negative States
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    Stop Drinking the Poison of Negative States

    • Posted: 8/14/22
    • Meeting: 7/27/22
    • Time: 00:01:44
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    In this answer to a viewer's question, "Secret of Letting Go" author Guy Finley explains that it is not enough to simply say that you are no longer going to be deceived by negative states such as fear and anger. If you ever want to be free and in command of your own mind, then you must begin to taste the bitterness inherent in those poisonous negative states...

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  11. How Do I Get Past This Painful Frustration?
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    How Do I Get Past This Painful Frustration?

    • Posted: 8/6/22
    • Meeting: 7/20/22
    • Time: 00:02:10
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    In this answer to a viewer's question, "letting go" author Guy Finley explains that a feeling of frustration with another person is the downstream effect of carrying around an image of ourselves as being perfect. Never blame another human being for how you feel. The condition that you blame for the painful feeling of impatience is not outside of you.

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  12. Heal the Pain Hidden In Compulsive Pleasures
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    Heal the Pain Hidden In Compulsive Pleasures

    • Posted: 8/1/22
    • Meeting: 7/10/22
    • Time: 00:07:04
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    In this answer to a viewer's question, "Secret of Letting Go" author Guy Finley explains that the ending of any form of addiction begins when we stop following the suggested actions for resolution that come from the very problem itself.

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