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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.

Mental health

#86 – Damon Hill: Overcoming loss, achieving success, and finding one’s identity

We have more potential than we are aware of and sometimes to release that potential we have to play tricks with our mind.”—Damon Hill

Mental health

Why is life expectancy in the US declining?

Midlife mortality and mental health.

Mental models

#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

Mental health

#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

Mental health

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

Diseases

#69 – Ronesh Sinha, M.D.: Insights into the manifestation of metabolic disease in a patient population predisposed to metabolic syndrome, and what it teaches us more broadly

“The way we raise our kids early on might actually set a pattern for how much of an accelerated life, or how much of a stressed out nervous system they might have later on. . . a lot of the behavioral patterns that we’re instilling in our kids are kind of setting the foundation for insulin resistance and inflammation early on.” —Ronesh Sinha

Mental health

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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