Insights from Dr. Matthew Walker, Adam Grant/Atul Gawande, Diana Chapman, and Wealthy Roll/David Goggins (#630)

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#630: Insights from Dr. Matthew Walker, Adam Grant/Atul Gawande, Diana Chapman, and Wealthy Roll/David Goggins

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Need to hear the earlier Insights episode? Pay attention right here for nuggets of knowledge from Tara Brach, Ryan Vacation, Maria Popova, and Cal Newport in regards to the which means of radical acceptance, find out how to disentangle from self-judgment, 12 questions that can change your life, how sleep high quality impacts the standard of the whole lot else you do, studying and taking notes on the fitness center, three properties essential to any efficient time administration system, and rather more.

#626: Insights from Tara Brach, Ryan Vacation, Maria Popova, and Cal Newport

What was your favourite quote or lesson from this episode? Please let me know in the comments.



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  • [07:10] Who’s Matt Walker?
  • [07:39] Drowsiness is the sincerest type of flattery right here.
  • [09:01] Alcohol and sleep.
  • [16:58] Caffeine and sleep.
  • [25:25] Who’re Adam Grant and Atul Gawande?
  • [26:24] “Simply say sure till you’re 40, and after 40, simply say no.”
  • [30:17] Avoiding burnout through the “say sure” part.
  • [31:57] Worst recommendation Atul has gotten.
  • [32:36] Why ought to everybody (together with a busy surgeon) have a coach?
  • [36:22] Receiving and reacting to suggestions.
  • [39:17] The tradition of a corporation is the worst conduct you tolerate.
  • [42:30] Who’s Diana Chapman?
  • [42:58] The Drama Triangle.
  • [49:25] Physique intelligence.
  • [51:56] A walkthrough for getting in tune together with your whole-body sure (or no).
  • [1:00:28] Who’re Wealthy Roll and David Goggins?
  • [1:03:56] Why haven’t you executed that factor you’ve been speaking about for years?
  • [1:04:43] Why your flimsy excuses don’t matter to David.
  • [1:08:27] The Accountability Mirror.
  • [1:11:05] Participation trophies.
  • [1:12:00] How do you overcome what’s actually holding you again?


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