The Doctors: Change Your Life Direction
Stephan appeared on The Doctors TV show to turn his life around with the help of Dr. Phil McGraw and Dr. Travis Stork.
Stephan said that he works long hours as a cook at a 24 hour restaurant. He’s lent out over $40,000 to friends in the past, and he’s only received 10% of that back. He also found out that he’s allergic to alcohol, and all of his friends’ social lives revolve around drinking, so he feels left out.
Stephan is beginning to physically feel the affects of his life, and said he’s very depressed. He doesn’t work out anymore because he doesn’t see the point since he has no one to impress. Dr. Phil wanted to change his life direction.
The Drs: What Is an Alcohol Intolerance?
Dr. Stork said that up to 80% of Asians have an alcohol intolerance. Their bodies are lacking the enzyme to break down the toxic part of alcohol, leading to headaches, flushing of the face, nausea and vomiting.
Stephan said this holds him back from his friendships. Ever since they all turned 21, they want to drink before every activity that they do. Dr. Phil suggested getting some new friends. Dr. Phil said he doesn’t drink and he’s never had any problem in social settings.
The Drs TV: The Difference Between Winners and Losers
Dr. Phil shared that one of his Sweet 16 success tips from Life Code: The New Rules for Winning in the Real World is to have a defined “image.” He said no one ever confuses him with anyone else, and he embraces everything about himself.
According to Dr. Phil, the difference between winners and losers is that winners do things that losers don’t want to do. Dr. Phil told Stephan that he needs to stop whining and find a place where he fits. Another Sweet 16 success tip is to become essential.
Dr. Stork said that everyone has a journey in life, and as long as you know who you are you’ll be successful. You also need to have perseverance. Check out more tips for taking control of your life in the video below.