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Emotional health

Mental health

What if you never felt pain or anxiety?

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

Mental health

#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.

Mental health

You can win

I think this shows the power that both actions and words can have on us, and also how shame can travel with us for years and color our actions until we resolve it.

Mental health

Trauma

Emotional trauma can have a big impact on our lives, and it’s often insidious, showing no overt signs of pathology. Yet, overcoming it might be one of the most powerful things we can do to improve the quality of our lives.

Mental health

I’m suffering from the thought of suffering

So much to explore with this one. Mental health may be the hardest chapter for me to write in my book, and also the most important.

Mental health

#15 – Paul Conti, M.D.: trauma, suicide, community, and self-compassion

“We run away from our problems, and we don’t even know what our problems are.” —Paul Conti

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#12 – Corey McCarthy: Overcoming trauma, dealing with shame, finding meaning, changing the self-narrative, redemption, and the importance of gratitude

“Some really important things for me in life are gratitude and humility.” —Corey McCarthy

Mental 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

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