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14. Nir Eyal: How To Become Indistractable & Control Your Attention
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My guest today is Nir Eyal, the author of Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life. Nir Eyal is a bestselling author, former Stanford lecturer, and behavioral design expert. In Indistractable, Nir explains the hidden psychology behind distractions and shares practical advice on how to get the best out of technology without letting it get the best of us. In our conversation, Nir talks about what really drives human behavior, what to do when you get distracted, how to prevent distractions such as email and smartphones, how to raise kids to use technology properly, and much more.
[00:43] - What it means to be Indistractable [03:17] - Why discomfort is the root cause of our distraction[05:33] - The opposite of distraction is traction[10:14] - Why you shouldn't shame or blame yourself when you get distracted[15:17] - The role of willpower and mindset in minimizing distractions[17:46] - How knowing your values & planning ahead helps avoid distractions[22:51] - Greg McKeown & Essentialism[24:11] - How to hack back emails[31:17] - How to hack back your smartphone[36:22] - How to make your kids Indistractable[41:50] - Kids & social media[43:48] - Two books that had a big impact on Nir Eyal[
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Twitter: @nireyalWebsite: nirandfar.com***
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#226 — The Price of Distraction
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In this episode of the podcast, Sam Harris speaks with Adam Gazzaley about the way our technology is changing us. They discuss our limited ability to process information, our failures of multitasking, "top-down" vs "bottom-up" attention, self-interruptions and switching costs, anxiety, boredom, "digital medicine," neuroplasticity, video games for training the mind, the future of brain-machine interface, and other topics.
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Q&A with Dr. Jed Fahey on Sulforaphane, Moringa and Chemoprotection
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In this special two-hour Q&A episode with Dr. Jed Fahey, a world-leading expert on the science of chemoprotection and, in particular, sulforaphane, we discuss many of the listener-submitted questions from the hundreds of live event participants.
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00:07:19 - The minimum daily dose of sulforaphane that elicits beneficial health effects 00:12:04 - Why gauging the amount of sulforaphane in foods presents challenges 00:17:37 - Workarounds to enhance the sulforaphane in cooked foods 00:23:38 - How often to consume broccoli sprouts and how long their effects last 00:39:28 - The effects of sulforaphane on glutathione production in the brain 00:43:12 - The effects of sulforaphane on cancer 01:17:26 - Alternatives to sprouts, such as supplements (and which ones Dr. Fahey recommends) 01:33:08 - Safety concerns regarding sulforaphane In this episode, Dr. Fahey mentions the following companies, websites, and supplements:
Brassica Protection Products Cullman Chemoprotection Center Crucera SGS® (Thorne) Oncoplex® (Xymogen) Avmacol® Vision Defense® (Swanson) MaxN-Fuze® MitoCORE® (Ortho Molecular Products) Extra resources
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#220 Robert Greene- Mastering The Laws of Human Nature
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Robert Greene is the author of the New York Times bestsellers The Laws of Human Nature, The 48 Laws of Power, The Art of Seduction, The 33 Strategies of War, The 50th Law, and Mastery. Robert was originally a guest on Episode #123.
This episode dives deep on many of the key lessons Robert learned throughout all of his writings and what he’s focusing on now.
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663 - Scott Galloway on Post Corona: From Crisis to Opportunity
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Scott Galloway, professor of marketing at the New York University Stern School of Business, and a public speaker, entrepreneur, and author of his latest book, Post Corona: From Crisis to Opportunity, has been correctly predicted the podcast every time he came on! This time, he comes on again to predict what would the Post Corona World looks like! We even discuss the future of New York City, and is the city dead! We also talked about the future of educations, cities, and also entreprenuership.
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#482: Steven Rinella — A Short Introduction to True Wilderness Skills and Survival
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Steven Rinella — A Short Introduction to True Wilderness Skills and Survival | Brought to you by Athletic Greens all-in-one supplement, 99designs global design platform, and The Ready State virtual mobility coach
Steven Rinella (@MeatEater, @StevenRinella) is the host of the Netflix Originals series MeatEater and The MeatEater Podcast. He’s also the author of seven books dealing with wildlife, conservation, hunting, fishing, and wild foods, including his newest, The MeatEater Guide to Wilderness Skills and Survival.
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