Richard "Dodge" Forthrast –last seen in REAMDE – is puttering through the beginning of another day-after-tomorrow in the early 21st century. It’s an intimate, engaging scene that stands on its own, which is to say that Fall is a follow-on to REAMDE, not a sequel. In short order, he dies, and before readers have belted…
Helen is a British journalist, author, and speaker. As the former editor of marieclaire.co.uk, she now writes for magazines and newspapers around the world, including The Telegraph, Stylist, and The Times and The Sunday Times. Helen is also a correspondent for The Guardian.
Helen’s first book, The Year of Living Danishly – Uncovering the Secrets of the World’s Happiest Country, is now an international bestseller.
When someone asked this happiness researcher “What if I don’t want to be happy?“, she got inspired to do some research on “How to be miserable”. In her brand new talk, Helen will explore happiness in a witty and unconventional way.
As an author of many books on happiness, when asked how she handles bad days, she replies thought-provokingly, “Nowadays, optimism isn’t frivolous, it’s necessary.” Helen is a British journalist, author, and speaker. As the former editor of marieclaire.co.uk, she now writes for magazines and newspapers around the world, including The Telegraph, Stylist, and The Times and The Sunday Times. Helen is also a correspondent for The Guardian. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at https://www.ted.com/tedx
With memory palaces, anyone can look like a memory genius.
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I always thought I was born with a bad memory. I could never remember multiplication tables, I’m so bad with names, and I honestly couldn’t tell you what I ate for lunch two days ago. Yet I found a way to memorize an entire chapter of Moby Dick in less than four days. It turns out I was going about memorizing things all wrong.
The way most people are taught to memorize is by making flash cards and just repeating the information over and over again until it sticks. This is terribly ineffective, really frustrating, and the reason nobody can tell you what 8 times 12 is.
A much better technique is the “memory palace,” an idea that Joshua Foer explores in his book Moonwalking With Einstein. A memory palace is a mnemonic technique that allows you to more easily memorize information by creating corresponding visual images that you mentally place along a path in a familiar location.
For more info about Joshua Foer’s book on memory palaces: http://joshuafoer.com/moonwalking-with-einstein
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Mark Zuckerberg hosts Yuval Noah Harari for a frank conversation about some big challenges — as part of the Facebook CEO’s 2019 series of public discussions about the future of technology in society. The overarching question they debate is: what are we going to do about the systemic problems of the current technological revolution?
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Understanding Relapse (September 28, 2012). Presented by Joseph Lunievicz, BA, RYT (Director of Training, NDRI).
The focus of this webinar is upon helping participants understand how relapse can occur with chemically dependent drug court clients. Promoting behavior change with clients in drug court includes understanding that relapse can be part of the recovery process. This is expressed through three components of relapse prevention strategies: recognizing the warning signs of relapse; identifying triggers, and developing reinforcement strategies. Mr. Lunievicz uses the National Institution of Drug Abuse’s definition of relapse describing it as "an unfolding process in which the resumption of substance use is the last event in a long series of maladaptive responses to internal or external stressors or stimuli." Also defined is the common occurrence known as a "lapse" or "slip" — "an isolated incident of chemical use, or an isolated episode of behavior change, not immediately resulting in a return to old using patterns."
He explains that substance abuse treatment has always had a compliance component, which is entailed in the concept of "relapse" — often caused by a participant’s lack of skill and lack of self-confidence.
He goes on to explain the effects drugs have on…
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David’s second interview with author, podcaster, blogger, and Philip K. Dick scholar Evan Lampe. Here they discuss PKD’s second five novels and the ideas that brought them to life. Plus find out which Philip K. Dick books they believe are worse than Vulcan’s Hammer.
Philip K. Dick and the World We Live In Paperback by Evan Lampe is available at: Wide Books - wide-books.com/index.html Amazon - www.amazon.com/Philip-K-Dick-Wor…ywords=evan+lampe American Writers (One Hundred Pages at a Time) - https://hundredpages.podbean.com/
Music on this episode is from - Valis: An Opera by Tod Machover Check it out here: www.amazon.com/Valis-ANNE-BOGDEN…EMA/dp/B000003GI2
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PodcastOne: The Jack Dorsey Podcast: Advanced Stress Mitigation Tactics, Extreme Time-Saving Workouts, DIY Cold Tubs, Hormesis, One-Meal-A-Day & More.
Jack Dorsey dropped out of college to start Twitter, and is now a billionaire businessman. He is the CEO of Twitter, CEO & Chairman of Square, and a co-founder of both. But what most people don’t know about Jack is his keen interest in all things fitness, nutrition and health. So in today’s episode we dive into Jack’s daily routine, diet, stress management strategies, workout and fitness habits, and much more. In this interview, you’ll discover… -The 3 core ways Jack handles the tremendous amount of stress he deals with in his life and work…6:45
Vipassana meditation (10:10)
10 day ‘retreat’ No reading, writing, devices No talking, no eye contact 2 meals a day; wake at 4; meditate 4:30 am thru 9 pm Vegetarian diet; can’t eat after noon Primary objective: Being in control of your reactions
Exercise and sleep (16:53)
Walk 5 miles to work (in 1 hour 15 minutes) Listen to podcasts, audio books Walk in the sun Work from home Tuesday and Thursday 1-3 iterations of the 7-Minute Workout every day
Seven workout app VT Body Weight app
Tabata sets on a stationary bike Hyperwear Vest Book: Body by Science by Doug McGuff and John R. Little Sauna and cold
Clearlight Sauna Barrel sauna and ice bath Near infrared sauna (Sauna Space) ‘Nothing has given me mental confidence like going from room temperature into the cold.’ No more hot showers
Jack prefers walking over running: more predictable, less stress on the body
The only supplement Jack takes is a multivitamin and lots of Vitamin C Learn to make your own medicine (meditation, sleep, etc.) before delving into supplements Technology is a ‘crutch’ Jack was vegan for 2 years
Didn’t understand the diet Mom told him he was ‘orange’ - way too much beta kerotene
Switched to paleo diet for one year Listened to lots of Wim Hof podcasts (2 years ago)
One meal per day: 6:30-8:30 Drink red wine 28 oz. of water in the morning Drink water all day long Take vitamin with dinner Protein, greens, mixed berries and dark chocolate for dessert Eat at home as much as possible
-Other facets of Jack’s health and fitness regimen…49:45
Self-quantification: Oura Ring Fast Friday evening thru Sunday evening Hormesis; autophagy based Desires to do a Spartan race someday Pros and cons of working out with other people My podcast on free diving Jack was extremely shy as a kid
Took a speech class; improv and speak on a topic you know nothing about Pushed him out of his comfort zone
Journaling since age 14 - end of day
And much more… Resources from this episode: -Jack’s twitter account -New York Times Seven Minute Workout -‘Seven’ Workout App -‘VT’ Bodyweight App -Hyperwear Vest -Book: Body By Science by Doug McGuff and John R. Little -Infrared sauna - Use code BEN for $500 off -Ben’s article on how to build your own cold tub -Athletic Greens -Ben’s podcast on ‘Ancestral Wisdom vs. Modern Science’ -Ben’s podcast with Ray Cronise -My podcast with Todd White of Dry Farm Wines in which we discuss ‘one-meal-a-day’ -The Oura ring - Use Greenfieldoura for $50 off -My podcast with Ted Harty on freediving Episode Sponsors: -Kion: My personal playground for new supplement formulations. Ben Greenfield Fitness listeners receive a 10% discount off your entire order when you use discount ‘bgf10’. https://getkion.com -JOOVV: After using the Joovv for close to 3 years, it’s the only light therapy device I’d ever recommend. Give it a try: you won’t be disappointed. Order using my link and receive nice bonus gift with your order! joovv.com/ben -State and Liberty: Whether you’re sitting in an office, traveling for work, or looking to dress it down, these are the best possible dress shirts from style, to fit to comfort. Type in discount code ‘BEN’ to get 10% off your first order, or head to one of our store locations in New York City, Boston, or Chicago and mention this podcast to get 10% off your order! stateandliberty.com Do you have questions, thoughts or feedback for Jack or me? Leave your comments below and one of us will reply!
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