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Life lessons from the greatest thinkers on the planet with Chris Williamson. Including guests like David Goggins, Dr Jordan Peterson, Sam Harris, Jocko Willink, Dr Andrew Huberman, Dr Julie Smith, Steven Bartlett, Ryan Holiday, James Clear, Robert Greene, Balaji Srinivasan, Steven Pinker, Alex Hormozi, Douglas Murray, Chris Bumstead, James Smith, Dr David Sinclair, Mark Manson and more. Understanding the world is hard. This podcast will help.

Modern Wisdom Chris Williamson

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Life lessons from the greatest thinkers on the planet with Chris Williamson. Including guests like David Goggins, Dr Jordan Peterson, Sam Harris, Jocko Willink, Dr Andrew Huberman, Dr Julie Smith, Steven Bartlett, Ryan Holiday, James Clear, Robert Greene, Balaji Srinivasan, Steven Pinker, Alex Hormozi, Douglas Murray, Chris Bumstead, James Smith, Dr David Sinclair, Mark Manson and more. Understanding the world is hard. This podcast will help.

    #770 - David Brooks - Why Is Everyone So Emotionally Detached?

    #770 - David Brooks - Why Is Everyone So Emotionally Detached?

    David Brooks is a columnist for The New York Times and an author.
    We’re often told to control our emotions, but is that actually what we want? Or do we want to be confident enough to feel them fully? Instead of becoming too detached, how can we reconnect with our feelings and actually embrace our experience and connections?
    Expect to learn why men have been conditioned to be so emotionally cut-off, why being stoic or aloof is perceived to be attractive, why so many people are repressed, how to accurately see people and make them feel comfortable, how to open up without triggering your fear, how to improve the energy you enter a room with and much more…
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    #769 - Dr Shanna Swan - Why Are Men’s Testosterone Levels Plummeting?

    #769 - Dr Shanna Swan - Why Are Men’s Testosterone Levels Plummeting?

    Dr. Shanna Swan is a Professor at the Icahn School of Medicine, an environmental and reproductive epidemiologist and an author.
    Many of us have heard about about harmful chemicals in plastics, food and water that can mess with our hormones. But just how much truth is in this? How much of our health is disrupted by our modern environment?
    Expect to learn what is happening to male and female reproductive health, how important testosterone is for everyone, the problems with male fertility rates and sperm count, the chemicals that are most impacting reproductive health, what men can do to improve and increase their sperm count, how to limit your exposure to bad chemicals and much more...
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    • 1 hr 27 min
    #768 - Dr K HealthyGamer - How To Control Your Emotions & Become Mentally Strong

    #768 - Dr K HealthyGamer - How To Control Your Emotions & Become Mentally Strong

    Dr K is a psychiatrist, Harvard Medical School instructor, co-founder of Healthy GamerGG, Twitch streamer and a YouTuber.
    Humans face a predicament that has never been seen before, a massive overload of stimulation. The effect of constant exposure to social media, video games, and porn is not good, but thankfully Dr K has developed a ton of powerful ways to finally take back control of your attention.
    Expect to learn what social media is doing to our brains, how much we can attribute the mental health crisis to screens, why anxiety and depression are so prevalent, how to let emotions into your life more, why therapy so often sucks for men, why high profile YouTubers are quitting, how to separate your self worth from your accomplishments and much more...
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    • 2 hrs 10 min
    #767 - Josh Szeps - Is It Time For Gay Pride To Go Away?

    #767 - Josh Szeps - Is It Time For Gay Pride To Go Away?

    Josh Szeps is a journalist and the host of "Uncomfortable Conversations with Josh Szeps".
    What are the things you can't criticise? What about Gay Pride in Australia? What if you're a gay man? What about criticising the cringe of the anti-woke Right? Everyone is getting the heat today, including Josh's ex-employer the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
    Expect to learn what the difference is between getting cancelled by the left and right, why we feel the need to forensically pick through public figures' lives, why so many people believe the world is ruined, the problem with the anti-anti woke, what JK Rowling has been up to, what happened to the indigenous Australian people apology trend and much more...
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    • 2 hrs
    #766 - Jonathan Haidt - The Hidden Dangers Of Social Media On Mental Health

    #766 - Jonathan Haidt - The Hidden Dangers Of Social Media On Mental Health

    Jonathan Haidt is a Professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business, social psychologist, and an author.
    The kids are not alright. Mental health is plummeting while anxiety and depression is on the rise. Just what are the contributing elements? Is it social media? Helicopter parenting? 24 hour news? Or something else?
    Expect to learn why every generation complains about the next one, what is so important about the development of kids between 8 and 12 years old, what the biggest problem is with test scores in primary school children, the real harm of technology on kids, why words like ‘trigger’ and ‘fragility’ are such a problem, if there is a way to do identity politics well and much more...
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    • 1 hr 35 min
    #765 - Matthew Hussey - Why Is Love So Hard To Find In The Modern World?

    #765 - Matthew Hussey - Why Is Love So Hard To Find In The Modern World?

    Matthew Hussey is the world’s #1 dating coach, a YouTuber, public speaker and an author.
    Navigating modern love can feel like solving an impossible puzzle, but in truth, there are specific skills and tips that can elevate your romantic life. Matthew has spent 15 years coaching millions of men and women through their relationship struggles, and today we get his best insights.
    Expect to learn if dating coaches are actually any easier to date, whether love should feel easy or if we need to become stronger, how you can realise the behaviours that are making you miserable, why being single is so hard for many people, the biggest problem with avoiders, how to get better at having a hard conversation and much more...
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    • 2 hrs 3 min

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Fenilrana ,

Exceptional

So many things to say but i will take this moment just to say the most important thing is I love you sir

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Top chap!

The friend I never had! Absolutely love his content and open mind. And great to see his journey and growth. Well done Chris and team

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Superb Content

Thanks Chris, for putting together a great podcast series. It’s full of useful information, insights and perspectives that offer a broad and fair view of life. This kind of media is important. I believe it’s helping to change the way we perceive ourselves and others. Keep it up!

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