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Mental & Emotional Health

As many of you have heard me discuss, longevity is a balance of lifespan (living longer) and healthspan (living better). I want to take a moment to focus specifically on one of the key elements of living better: emotional health.

While this is a bit of a nebulous concept, to me it encompasses happiness, emotional resilience and distress tolerance, mindfulness, stillness, and fulfillment, among others. It touches on our sense of individual purpose, as well as our ability to engage in meaningful and supportive relationships with those we love.

Below is a collection of past articles and podcasts discussing the topic of mental and emotional health. My hope is this past content can serve as helpful resources to dive deeper into this topic.

Mental & Emotional Health

#01 – Tim Ferriss: depression, psychedelics, and emotional resilience

“It’s very hard for people to talk their way out of something that they didn’t talk their way into.” —Tim Ferriss

Mental & Emotional Health

I don’t want to talk about it…

This week, I’m moved to share one of the most important books I’ve read, reread, and gifted to many friends

Mental & Emotional Health

Comedy plus time…

So much of this doc really spoke to me, but two things, in particular, stood out.

Mental & Emotional Health

The Joe Rogan Experience and exploring forgiveness

Why, exactly, is Tom Morello swimming to Catalina??

Mental & Emotional Health

This is water

It took many events in my life, and many years, for this to finally sink in.

Mental & Emotional Health

The power of second chances and the Super Bowl

I was moved to tears by this interview and I’ve already sent it to a half dozen people I care about.

Mental & Emotional Health

Breaking the cycle of pain and shame

This video is such a powerful case study in how this cycle of pain and shame can be passed from one generation to the next

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