EP.299: The Truman Show Effect

Business, Emotional Mindset, Money Mindset, Podcast

Welcome back to another episode of “Do All of the Things.” 

Today, I dive into a fascinating concept I created called “The Truman Show Effect”. If you’re scratching your head wondering what on earth is The Truman Show, let me give you a quick rundown. Remember the movie “The Truman Show” starring Jim Carrey? It’s a mind-bending exploration of reality and illusion, where the main character, Truman, lives his life unaware that it’s all part of a scripted reality TV show. Sound familiar? This movie, released in 1998, eerily mirrors our current social media world, where we often get caught up in the highlight reels of others’ lives, believing it to be the whole truth.


So, why does this matter? Because it’s time to break free from the Truman Show Effect. In this episode, we’ll unravel the illusion of societal expectations, especially in business and personal success. I’ll challenge you to embrace your core values, redefine your relationship with social media, and craft a money philosophy that aligns with your true worth. So, get ready to liberate yourself from the shackles of comparison and step into your authentic self.




  • Identify your core values and integrating them into your personal and professional life for authentic alignment and fulfillment.
  • Strategies to break free from the Truman Show Effect and cultivate a healthy relationship with social media that honors your well-being and values.
  • Craft a personalized money philosophy to redefine your worth and make financial decisions with confidence and integrity.
  • Recognize the power of choice in all aspects of your life, including business, and embracing the freedom to pave your own path to success.
  • Navigate the fine line between societal expectations and personal authenticity to create a life and business that truly resonate with your soul’s purpose.




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Christine Dyan Thomson, founder of The Manipura Centre™, works to amplify the voices of dietitians who are making an impact.

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