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Emotional health

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.

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#78 – Sasha Cohen: The price of achievement, and redefining success

“You can be a healthy, functioning human being, or you can be the best in the world at something, but you can’t be both.” — Sasha Cohen

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#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

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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

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What if you never felt pain or anxiety?

That just floored me. Is there a connection between physical and emotional pain tolerance?

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#65 – Rick Doblin, Ph.D.: MDMA — the creation, scheduling, toxicity, therapeutic use, and changing public opinion of what is possibly the single most important synthetic molecule ever created by our species

“I think that there’s a fundamental human right that people have to explore their consciousness. . .I believe we should have a system of licensed legalization [for psychedelics].” — Rick Doblin

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#57 – Rick Rubin, legendary music producer: collaborating with sensitive psyche of greatest living musicians, and his personal story of weight loss and spiritual quest

“I came alive through that process. . .I was already alive in the studio, but maybe that was the only place I was alive before. But through exercise, I became alive more in life.” — Rick Rubin on how exercise changed his life

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Feeling entitled

When I think about healthspan—the how “well” you live part of longevity—I think of three components: cognitive, physical, and emotional. It’s this last one that is disproportionately getting my attention.

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