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Tim Ferriss

5 books worth revisiting • Siddhartha • On the road • Essentialism • Atomic habits • 4 hour workweek

“To a disciple who was forever complaining about others, the Master said, ‘If it is peace you want, seek to change yourself, not other people. It is easier to protect your feet with slippers than to carpet the whole of the earth.’” — Anthony de Mello

"Q&A with Tim — Current Morning and Exercise Routines, Holotropic Breathwork, Ambition vs. Self-Compassion, Daily Practices for Joy, Ontological Shock, and More" Listen to the episode here: tim.blog/2021/06/16/qa-…

Personally, I suck at efficiency (doing things quickly). Here’s my coping mechanism and 8-step process for maximizing efficacy (doing the right things): tim.blog/2013/11/03/pro…

over 2 years ago

My Daily Practices and Habits to Fight Depression — Tim Ferriss youtu.be/zJGJGVicLkQ via @YouTube

“If I had a world of my own, everything would be nonsense. Nothing would be what it is, because everything would be what it isn't. And contrary wise, what is, it wouldn't be. And what it wouldn't be, it would. You see?” - Alice, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

"How to Get Back on Track After Slipping Up (Habits, Diet, etc.)" youtube.com/watch?v=dmgl_b…

"You can never understand your relationship to a drug, to a psychoactive substance, unless you get off it and stand back and look at it." — Roland Griffiths Listen to my interview with @michaelpollan here: tim.blog/2021/06/28/mic… pic.twitter.com/cXIh50JD9O

A close friend of mine asked me for a cheat sheet for getting into better shape. He specifically asked about supplements and abs several times. He’s looking for a rapid reboot. This is what I sent him. tim.blog/2021/01/19/202…

"When your mind isn't where you want it to be, use your body to control your mind." — Dr. Andrew Huberman (@hubermanlab) Find our full conversation here: tim.blog/2021/07/06/and… pic.twitter.com/095R9DgeWT

“Deloading” blocks must be scheduled and defended as strongly as—actually, more strongly than—your business commitments. The former can be a force multiplier for the latter, but not vice-versa. tim.blog/2016/03/29/del…

“When the facts change, I change my mind. What do you do, sir?” — John Maynard Keynes

“Almost everything will work again if you unplug it for a few minutes, including you.” — Anne Lamott

“Perfectionism is the voice of the oppressor.” — Anne Lamott (@ANNELAMOTT) tim.blog/2021/07/09/ann…

“Language can become a screen which stands between the thinker and reality. This is the reason why true creativity often starts where language ends.” — Arthur Koestler

If you want to learn more about ayahuasca—and much, much more—from a true expert, this is one episode not to miss. Very few people combine science, in-depth field work, and flight time in South America like Dennis (@DennisMcKenna4). tim.blog/2021/07/21/den…

"Ramit Sethi (@ramit) — How to Play Offense with Money, Plan Bucket Lists, Build a Rich Life with Your Partner, and Take a Powerful $100 Challenge" Listen to my interview with Ramit here: tim.blog/2021/07/26/ram… pic.twitter.com/46DI9AE5eh

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"The hard choices — what we most fear doing, asking, saying — these are very often exactly what we most need to do." Watch Tim Ferriss' full TED Talk here: t.ted.com/9x7GKue pic.twitter.com/Z4bUtRYGis

"Fungi are essential to life as we know it. We cannot live without them. There is no life without them on Earth." — Giuliana Furci (@giulifungi) Find my interview with Giuliana here: tim.blog/2021/07/29/giu… pic.twitter.com/HwqKooNYAF

“All that happens to us, including our humiliations, our misfortunes, our embarrassments, all is given to us as raw material, as clay, so that we may shape our art.” — Jorge Luis Borges

"Giuliana Furci (@giulifungi) on the Wonders of Mycology, Wisdom from Jane Goodall (@JaneGoodallInst), Favorite Books, and the World’s Largest Fungarium" Listen to my interview with Giuliana here: tim.blog/2021/07/29/giu…

.@tithenai and @maxgladstone - Might you recommend my next fiction read? I have loved Time War; Little, Big by John Crowley; anything by Ted Chiang; The Name of the Wind by @PatrickRothfuss; and The Gentleman Bastard series by Scott Lynch, to name a few.

over 2 years ago

"Money comes and goes. Time only goes." — B. Jeffrey Madoff (@Jeff_Madoff) Listen to my interview with Jeffrey here: tim.blog/2021/08/11/b-j…

"If you focus on what you have you gain what you lack. If you focus on what you lack you lose what you have." [Link at quote] - @tferriss with @GregoryMcKeown pca.st/sfpltsot#t=4568

over 2 years ago

Question for life partners who are unmarried -- How are you able to ensure you can visit your partner (or vice-versa) in a medical emergency? Has anyone had problems with this? If so, how did you resolve, if you were able to resolve?

Sign up for "5-Bullet Friday" and each Friday, you’ll get a short email from me with five things I've discovered that week, sending you off to your weekend with fun and useful things to ponder and try. 🙌 Sign up here: tim.blog/friday pic.twitter.com/gnBj38ZquC

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over 2 years ago

‘Do Not Abandon the Afghans’ A former Army Ranger asks President Biden to airlift America’s allies out of harm’s way (The Atlantic): theatlantic.com/letters/archiv… cc: @POTUS @JoeBiden @WhiteHouse @PressSec @WHCOS