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Mental health – mindset

COVID-19

#100 – Sam Harris, Ph.D.: COVID-19—Comprehending the crisis and managing our emotions

“This has been a period of time unlike any other in our lifetimes. . . there’s really no analogy.” — Sam Harris

Mental models

#79 – Ric Elias: Earning the gift of life

“This is how I would judge my life…’Did I earn my gift?’…We in our evolution can’t process death. Otherwise, we would have never left the cave. I left the cave. I was given the gift, and that gift is a responsibility.” — Ric Elias

Mental models

#74 – Jason Fried: Optimizing efficiency and work-life balance

“People brag about how little sleep they get, and how much they work. I don’t understand that…if you really ask them about why they’re working so long, it’s not that there’s more work to do, it’s that there’s less time to do good work, because people’s days are broken into smaller and smaller and smaller chunks of time…And before you know it’s the end of the day and you’ve got nothing done even though you’ve been busy all day.” —Jason Fried

Mental models

#56 – Jocko Willink, retired Navy SEAL, Part II of II: Sleep, fasting, raising kids, discipline, taking ownership, and the impact of war

“Leading a family is the same way you lead an organization or lead a team. If you bark orders at your team, your team won’t like you, they won’t respect you, and they’re not going to carry out those orders with any sort of commitment.” — Jocko Willink

Mental models

#55 – Jocko Willink, retired Navy SEAL, Part I of II: objective, strategy & tactics, leadership, protocols, dealing with death, and applying the many lessons learned from war

“Humility is the most important attribute or characteristic for a leader to have.” — Jocko Willink

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

#17 – Mike Trevino: life-lessons from ultra-endurance, mindset, hard work, and removing limitations

“Change your mindset . . . on what you think you can do . . . you have the innate ability to do amazing things, just most people haven’t figured out how to tap into that.” —Mike Trevino

Mental models

#08 – Tom Bilyeu: nutrition, fasting, meditation, mindset, immortality, and the secret formula of fulfillment

“When I’m at my most honest, I love helping with the body…but helping with the mind is what I’m meant to do.” —Tom Bilyeu

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