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It’s been a while, so I got some really good stuff for you ;-)
Here’s a brief idea from me, and a few content recommendations that have the potential to shift your thinking in a significant way.
IDEA FROM ME:
Do you ever feel overwhelmed, moody, frustrated, anxious, indecisive, [insert something similar here]?
It sounds simple, but what I’ve found helps the most is – go and get out of breath.
Push yourself hard and steady for 10 minutes. I'm not talking about a fast walk. It’s gotta feel hard and uncomfortable. Get your heart rate right up. If you're not digging deep to finish it, you’re not going hard enough.
When you’re in it, you’ll forget about the other feelings. It’ll take all of your focus to just deal with the discomfort. Afterwards, once things have calmed down, you should notice you have a new perspective. Your problems won’t vanish, but you’ll have a different mindset for how to think about them.
Try it. It works almost every time.
Stuck for what to do? Here's a simple workout (no equipment) to try:
I really liked this one. Lots of great advice for how to become an expert and knowledgeable about things.
The big thing that jumped out for me is to vary your sources and make sure they conflict with each other at least some of the time. I’ve done that recently for a few things and it’s causing me to seriously rethink a few things.
I’ve only read the highlights at the top and the conclusion at the bottom so far. The full study is sat on my kindle for when I have a spare half hour. Dr. Rhonda Patrick is great and this looks like an insanely deep dive on the benefits of sauna use. It’s just another data point encouraging me to see how I can incorporate regular sauna sessions into my life.
If you don’t know this by now, you should. It might be the biggest deception ever. If you want to know for yourself, see what giving up or limiting cereals, rice, pasta and bread does for you. See what eating more healthy fats, oils and meat does for you. Fuck it, I’ll ruin the surprise – you’ll significantly improve your metabolic health and feel ten times better.