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Media – documentaries

Weekly Emails

Good docs

Forty-five minutes later, you’ve watched 10 trailers and talked yourself out of about 20 flicks and realize it’s now going to be past your bedtime if you start a movie at this point.

Podcast

The Ayrton Senna Episode (re-release): Celebrating the greatest driver in Formula 1 history and the cautionary tales of driven individuals

To celebrate the life of the legendary Formula 1 driver Ayrton Senna, 25 years to the day of his tragic death, we are re-releasing this bonus episode. In this episode, Peter and med school colleague (and brilliant psychiatrist) Paul Conti reminisce on their favorite moments in Formula 1 history, their deep admiration for the late…

Diseases

#40 – Tom Catena, M.D.: The world’s most important doctor – to nearly a million patients – saving countless lives in the war-torn and remote villages of Sudan

“I think people may look at Africa and say, ‘What you’re doing is just a drop in the ocean.’. . .But when you’re there, you don’t see a drop in the ocean. You see a person. You see a life.”—Tom Catena

Exercise

#28 – Mark and Chris Bell: steroids, powerlifting, addiction, diet, training, helping others, documentaries, and living your best life

“If you’re not challenging yourself, you’re missing out on the big piece of the puzzle, because you’re never going to get the results you’re looking for.” —Mark Bell

Weekly Emails

A doctor with 1 million patients

I can only say that there may be no person—let alone doctor—that I hold in higher regard.

Podcast

#16 – Formula 1 (with Paul Conti): the best drivers, Ayrton Senna, and the cautionary tales of driven individuals

“You won’t learn more about the relevance of Formula 1 in a shorter period of time than you will in this podcast.” —Peter Attia

Aging

Robin Williams, Globalism on the brink, rapamycin and lifespan

I think seeing a picture of Robin this week on Lance Armstrong’s Instagram page got me thinking about him. I still remember exactly where I was the moment I found out about his death.

Exercise

Breaking2

I was struck how I was rooting for (and fascinated by) Kipchoge and everyone involved in the preparation and execution, but even more so I felt like I was rooting for us as a species. 

Mental health

Comedy plus time…

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

Mental 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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