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BOOK NOTES: EXTREME OWNERSHIP

I have been a big fan of Jocko Willink for awhile now listening to his podcast regularly and reading a couple of his books. I recently went back and re-read this book and took some notes. I read it again because my work situation has changed and I am now in more of a “leadership” position. This book is full…

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Book Notes: The Comfort Crisis

Embrace Discomfort to Reclaim Your Wild, Happy, Healthy Self  https://www.amazon.com/Comfort-Crisis-Embrace-Discomfort-Reclaim/dp/B08LDX3TZ2/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1CTG351JICM59&dchild=1&keywords=the+comfort+crisis+audiobook&qid=1631650483&sr=8-1 I heard Michael Easter on the Joe Rogan Podcast and thought this book would be right up my alley. It didn’t disappoint. The story centres around the authors gruelling 33 day hunting trip in Alaska, all the discomforts he encounters along the way, and how the experience made him happier…

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Book Notes: ‘Flourish’ by Martin E P Seligman

Flourish: A Visionary New Understanding of Happiness and Well-Being “In this groundbreaking book, one of the world’s foremost academic psychologists- and founder of the Positive Psychology movement- offers a new theory on what makes people flourish and how to truly get the most out of life.” I heard someone recommend this book on a podcast I was listening to years…

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Movement Practice

“Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional, and mental states.” – Carol Welch Why? As I am no spring chicken anymore, I noticed from my training that even though I may be still in OK shape and getting a bit stronger and fitter, I am not getting sorer and not moving well. An example is…

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Time Restricted Feeding – Dr Rhonda Patrick

In this video Dr Rhonda Patrick and Dr. Satchin Panda discuss what ‘Time Restricted Feeding’ is and the benefits it has for the body. The video goes for 90 minutes but there is some great information in there. If you don’t have the time to watch the video, check out my notes below     What is the circadian clock? Every…

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Prioritise & Execute

We all know what its like trying to deal with that ever growing list of tasks. You get stressed just looking at the tasks and spend more time worrying about the list then actually working and dealing with any of the tasks. The following is some sound advice taken from the book ‘Extreme Ownership’ “Even the most competent of leaders…

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