Home Self Improvement Q&A with Tim — New Religions, AI Companions, Longevity Levers, Resurrecting “Forgotten” Languages, Stress-Testing Cherished Beliefs, Techniques for Author’s Block, Low-Again Ache, and A lot Extra (#704)

Q&A with Tim — New Religions, AI Companions, Longevity Levers, Resurrecting “Forgotten” Languages, Stress-Testing Cherished Beliefs, Techniques for Author’s Block, Low-Again Ache, and A lot Extra (#704)

Q&A with Tim — New Religions, AI Companions, Longevity Levers, Resurrecting “Forgotten” Languages, Stress-Testing Cherished Beliefs, Techniques for Author’s Block, Low-Again Ache, and A lot Extra (#704)


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Good day, girls and boys, women and germs. That is Tim Ferriss. Welcome to a different episode of The Tim Ferriss Present, the place it’s often my job to take a seat down with world-class performers of all differing kinds to tease out the habits, routines, favourite books, and so forth that you would be able to apply and take a look at in your individual life. 

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On this episode, I reply questions on resurrecting “forgotten” languages, canine coaching, author’s block, decreasing alcohol consumption, AI companions, coaching the “adequate” muscle, low-back ache, the significance of weight coaching and muscle mass, journey suggestions for Japan, managing concern of dying and the descent to dying, breaking damaging self-talk, and far, far more. 

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#704: Q&A with Tim — New Religions, AI Companions, Longevity Levers, Resurrecting “Forgotten” Languages, Stress-Testing Cherished Beliefs, Techniques for Author’s Block, Low-Again Ache, and A lot Extra

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Need to hear my final Q&A? Hearken to the episode right here, wherein I answered questions on newsletters I learn every single day, how you can launch a profitable nonprofit, outcompeting in a saturated market, notable contributions throughout my days as a tech firm advisor, cosmic insignificance remedy, metaverse musings, current non secular shifts, required studying for somebody in want of self-love, and far more.

#628: Q&A with Tim — Revisiting 15+ Years of PR and Advertising and marketing Classes, Time Dilation for Deep Rest, The Artwork of Setting Extremely-Excessive Costs, The Low-Info Weight loss plan, Learning Animal Communication, My 3-Day Fasting Protocol, Instruments for Dealing with Adversity, Promoting to the Prosperous, My Present Espresso and Alcohol Guidelines, Danger Mitigation, and A lot Extra

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  • [07:10] How I’m decreasing my carbon footprint.
  • [08:37] Parallel actuality profession selections.
  • [09:11] Life optimization (and deoptimization).
  • [11:40] Fan Ho: A formidable persona.
  • [12:15] The worth of private teaching.
  • [14:41] Engaged on the “adequate” muscle.
  • [16:10] My present video/audio tech specs.
  • [16:58] The influence finding out abroad has had on my success.
  • [17:54] Is part three with Todd McFarlane imminent?
  • [18:05] If it had been written or revised at present, what would I add to The 4-Hour Physique?
  • [18:44] Cultivating the country nation vibe of my residing area.
  • [20:04] Have I ever skilled imposter syndrome whereas interviewing a visitor?
  • [22:50] Why is there a washer in my kitchen?
  • [23:02] This winter’s snowboarding plans.
  • [23:33] If I began podcasting at present, what would I do otherwise?
  • [25:33] Reducing again on booze.
  • [26:46] Skincare.
  • [29:44] Social actions that ship most happiness.
  • [31:30] But-uninterviewed company I’d wish to have on.
  • [32:05] Foiling the friction of fabricating fiction.
  • [35:43] Gleaning which means from holy scriptures.
  • [36:26] As a polyglot, how do I preserve fluency in languages I’ve discovered?
  • [41:05] Coaching puppies, dolphins, chickens, and youngsters: The facility of optimistic reinforcement.
  • [45:24] Batch cooking and the slow-carb weight-reduction plan.
  • [46:57] Digital emotional surrogacy’s influence on the loneliness epidemic.
  • [50:43] When reliance on the digital diminishes human deftness.
  • [52:22] Journey suggestions for Japan.
  • [55:28] The way forward for schooling: Expertise sourcing and accelerated studying.
  • [57:08] The way forward for faith(s).
  • [1:00:05] The significance of weight coaching for longevity.
  • [1:03:48] Bettering interview abilities and asking the fitting questions.
  • [1:08:54] How I kickstart my metabolic equipment within the morning.
  • [1:11:56] Managing concern of dying with Stoicism and transcendent experiences.
  • [1:15:20] Managing again ache: Workout routines, strategies, and instruments.
  • [1:19:47] A pronouncement for Pilates poo-pooers.
  • [1:20:32] Relationship recommendation could also be disbursed at a later date.
  • [1:21:26] Rewatching favourite motion pictures.
  • [1:21:53] Books that had been higher after a reread.
  • [1:22:51] Breaking damaging self-talk: Gratitude apply and dialectical behavioral remedy.
  • [1:23:44] Parting ideas.


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