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Mental health

All things related to mental health, including addiction, depression, suicide, trauma, meditation, mindfulness, and cognition.

Mental health

#90 – Ryan Holiday: Stillness, stoicism, and suffering less

“My goal in my life is to be great at what I do. . . but to have some semblance of a normal life, to not be so lopsided, to not be miserable, to actually like what I’m doing.” — Ryan Holiday

Mental health

Qualy #94 – Comparing the two broad types of meditation, and Peter’s favorite meditation apps

Today’s episode of The Qualys is from podcast #34 – Sam Harris, Ph.D.: The transformative power of mindfulness.

Mental health

A new year

A couple of unrelated events over the past few months have led me to view 2020 as a year to implement some new routines around my mental and emotional health.

Mental health

#86 – Damon Hill: Overcoming loss, achieving success, and finding one’s identity

We have more potential than we are aware of and sometimes to release that potential we have to play tricks with our mind.”—Damon Hill

Mental health

Why is life expectancy in the US declining?

Midlife mortality and mental health.

Mental health

#76 – Kyle Kingsbury: Finding meaning, depression, and psychedelics

“[Ayahuasca] shifted more things in me and how I perceived the world than anything else.” — Kyle Kingsbury

Mental health

Qualy #38 – Finding meaning in struggle and why we are less happy than ever (David Foster Wallace)

Today’s episode of The Qualys is from podcast #15 – Paul Conti, M.D.: trauma, suicide, community, and self-compassion.

Mental health

Qualy #33 – How silent bravado and incessant striving can lead to a functional (and actual) death, and why Paul is critical of the current state of psychiatry

Today’s episode of The Qualys is from podcast #15 – Paul Conti, M.D.: trauma, suicide, community, and self-compassion.

Mental health

#72 – Dan Harris: 10% happier – meditation, kindness, and compassion

“Mindfulness is the ability to know what’s happening in your head at any given moment without getting carried away by it.” — Dan Harris

Mental health

Qualy #16 – How much does cognitive activity ward off cognitive decline?

Today’s episode of The Qualys is from podcast #18 – Richard Isaacson, M.D.: Alzheimer’s prevention.

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