"Live with total integrity. Be transparent, honest, and authentic. Do not ever waiver from this; white lies and false smiles quickly snowball into a life lived out of alignment. It is better to be yourself and risk having people not like you than to suffer the stress and tension that comes from pretending to be someone you’re not, or professing to like something that you don’t. I promise you: Pretending will rob you of joy."
This is one of my guilty-pleasure podcasts. I originally thought it was just a pick-up artist's place of audio worship. I was wrong. This interview with Charles Duhigg is incredibly useful. I recently finished "Smarter Faster Better", his latest book. In addition to reminding me of what strong reportorial writing looks and feels like, Duhigg also has some incredibly useful insights in there. If you're looking for a good how-to book to read, pick it up and listen to the interview. The interview has nuggets I didn't remember from the book. Also, three words: Locus. Of. Control. The Art of Charm: Interview with Charles Duhigg
From j-curls to gelatin and sardines to vibrators, Tim does that thing he does, which is, namely, the stuff you either don't even know to try or are too skeptical to take on. (The sardines recommendation is a good one. Try sardines and olive oil on a bed kale -- the kale is my addition -- for breakfast for three days. It's amazing.) Question Everything You Know About Fitness
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