Jacob says he has anxiety, “zero motivation,” feels like a failure, and has been in a “terrible funk” for months. The 27-year-old, who is currently unemployed and resides with his parents, admits he doesn’t pay rent, rarely leaves his room, doesn’t take care of himself, and spends most of his time playing video games. Jacob claims he wants to be a productive member of society but says he doesn’t know how to move forward in his life.

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“You can behave your way to success,” says Dr. Phil, who introduces Jacob to Mike Bayer, personal development life coach, best-selling author, and Founder and CEO of CAST Centers.

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“The first step is you turn in your video game system to your parents today,” says Coach Mike in the video above. When he offers to help Jacob re-invent his life, does Jacob accept?

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