Total Money Makeover
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If your personal finances are in a mess, there is perhaps no activity that is higher leverage than getting them sorted. If you find that you've dug yourself into a hole, stop digging!

Dave Ramsey, the leading personal finance guru, shows us some simple steps for getting our money back in order. These steps are obvious - there's nothing revolutionary here, just plain and simple steps that work. If you're willing to make a few little sacrifices along the way, you can turn your financial life around quicker than you ever thought possible. 

 

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Huberman Lab
Huberman Lab
Dr. Andrew Huberman
Optimize Your Brain with Science-based Tools | Episode 8
In this episode, I describe how to access focused learning bouts, creative states, and the underlying neural circuitry involved. I frame this in the context of our daily 24-hour cycle in order to make it practical, clear and precise about timing. I review the role of fasting, meal timing and specific types of nutrients for promoting certain states of mind. I also review various other tools and biological factors that directly or indirectly gate brain function and that we can control. I answer commonly asked questions about the science of psychedelics, binaural beats, and visualization. Thank you for your interest in science! Thank you to our sponsors: * InsideTracker - http://insidetracker.com/huberman * Athletic Greens - http://athleticgreens.com/huberman Our Patreon page: * https://www.patreon.com/andrewhuberman Supplements from Thorne: * http://www.thorne.com/u/huberman Links I mention: * Spike Jonze/Kenzo Perfume: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NoMqvniiEkk * Dr. Charles Czeisler, MD, PhD: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Czeisler * Reveri Health (Free) Research Supported Hypnosis: https://reverihealth.com/ * The NSDR I do every day (30 min): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iEw5BkK9K9A&t=15s Timestamps below. * 00:00 Introduction * 04:53 The Daily (Learning) Routine * 07:13 Plasticity Is NOT the Goal * 09:26 No Obligation To Change * 09:59 Practical Plasticity Language * 13:37 Pillars of Neuroplasticity * 15:16 My Daily Routine: Chronotype Management * 17:20 Plasticity of the Wake-Sleep Circuit: Morning Light * 19:09 Delay Caffeine! * 21:19 Light, Black Coffee, Hydrate * 22:57 High Alertness, Linear Tasks/Learning * 25:12 Background Music/Noise: Yay or Nay? * 26:52 “GO” versus “NO-GO”: The Basal Ganglia & Dopamine * 28:37 Leveraging GO, NO-GO * 30:08 Non-Specific Action * 32:06 Clear, Calm, Focused: The GO, NO-GO Sweet Spot * 33:48 When Very Alert, Work In Silence; When Tired, Include Background Noise * 35:28 Temperaments Vary: And So Should This * 36:01 The 3 Hour-Long Post Waking Block * 36:20 Early Morning Exercise and GO Networks * 38:05 Fasting, Ketogenic Diets, & Food Volume * 39:41 Sodium/Electrolytes * 40:57 Avoiding Hot Lunch, Food Pre-Occupation * 42:01 Post Lunch Low/No Cognitive Load * 42:56 Hydration, NSDR, Nap * 44:54 Creativity Work * 46:26 Creativity Is A Two-Part Phenomenon * 51:15 Psychedelics * 58:20 Afternoon Light As Insurance * 1:00:26 Evening Nutrition * 1:01:21 Repacking Glycogen: Hormonal Factors * 1:04:11 Pre-Sleep Anxiety: Normal and Easy To Solve * 1:07:08 The Power of Objective Tools * 1:08:14 Visualization * 1:11:34 Mini-Synthesis * 1:13:31 Resetting Your Clock * 1:15:55 Don’t Trust the Mind Now * 1:16:59 Two, (Maybe 3) Optimization Bouts Per Day * 1:18:33 Organizational Logic * 1:20:22 Wim Hof Breathing, Binaural Beats, Ice Baths, Etc. * 1:24:42 Variation Among People, and Dogs * 1:25:49 Accurate Versus Exhaustive * 1:27:57 Familiar and New Ways To Support Please note that The Huberman Lab Podcast is distinct from Dr. Huberman's teaching and research roles at Stanford University School of Medicine. The information provided in this show is not medical advice, nor should it be taken or applied as a replacement for medical advice. The Huberman Lab Podcast, its employees, guests and affiliates assume no liability for the application of the information discussed. [Title Card Photo Credit: Mike Blabac https://www.blabacphoto.com/]
1 hr 30 min
The Art of Charm
The Art of Charm
The Art of Charm
Mira Kirshenbaum | The Biggest Myth About Arguments & How to Deal With Finances In A Relationship
In today’s episode, we cover relationships and conflict resolution with Mira Kirshenbaum. Mira is the author of eleven books, the co-founder and clinical director of The Chestnut Hill Institute in Boston, an internationally recognized center for research and psychotherapy for couples, families and individuals, and has been a workshop leader and trainer for medical professionals at Harvard Medical School and other institutions.   Despite what Hollywood tells us, relationships are not easy and are not always pleasant, so why do couples fight, how do we resolve conflicts in a way that both partners can be satisfied with the outcome, and how do we reframe love in the 21st century to be a reasonable goal we can work toward?   What to Listen For   Why Do Couples Fight - 1:57    Why do couples fight and what do you need to stop doing to prevent future fights? Why do we imitate the power moves of our parents in our own relationships? What does it mean to feel disempowered in a relationship? How do people use distance to hurt their significant other and what can we do to overcome that?     The 8 Core Experiences of Love - 11:00 (starts with AJ saying, “When we think about fights…”)   What should you do everyday to build and maintain healthy relationships with the people you care about? What does it mean to be fair in a relationship? What question should you ask to find out how best to support your significant other when you’re not sure what to do? What does it mean to show respect for your significant other? Is passion a one time thing in a relationship, or is it cyclical?   Conflict Resolution in Relationships - 28:30 (starts with AJ saying, “Now we had Annie Duke on our show…”) How can you use quantification to solve arguments in your relationships? What is the 1-2-3 method and how can you use it to stop arguments from blowing up? What questions can you ask your partner to better understand their concerns about an issue you two are facing? What are the 2 magic questions you should always be ready to ask when you and your partner are facing an issue? What can you do to handle the financial side of a relationship so it doesn’t ruin a great partnership? What do power moves look like that revolve around money?   Reframing Love in the 21st Century - 46:00 What is the biggest myth about love in modern times and what can we do to reframe love so it is not based on fairy tales? How much work is necessary for maintaining a successful relationship? What are the 4 kinds of relationships and what can you learn from them so you know what to avoid in the future? What are the most important steps to take and conversations to have before you have children?   Relationships are often portrayed as the happy ending and the beginning of a trouble-free life filled with love and affection. But any healthy relationship is going to take a lot of work and communication - they don’t just happen. People are too different from one another to be able to come to a quick & easy agreement on everything. We all have different beliefs, thoughts, and expectations about love and relationships, and even life. We must be willing to learn about each other and if you want a relationship to last, both of you must put in the work to maintain it.   A Word From Our Sponsors Share your vulnerabilities, victories, and questions in our 17,000-member private Facebook group at theartofcharm.com/challenge. This is a unique opportunity where everyone — both men and women — celebrate your accountability on the way to becoming the best version of yourself. Register today here!   Resources from this Episode Mira Kirshenbaum on Facebook Mira Kirshenbaum on Twitter Mira Kirshenbaum’s books on Amazon Why Couples Fight by Mira Kirshenbaum Annie Duke | The Secret Ingredient to Making the RIGHT Decision When It Really Matters   Check in with AJ and Johnny! AJ on Instagram Johnny on Instagram The Art of Charm on Instagram The Art of Charm on YouTube See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
43 min
The 5 AM Miracle with Jeff Sanders
The 5 AM Miracle with Jeff Sanders
Jeff Sanders
Breathwork, Meditation, Wim Hof, and Cold Therapy with Robbie Bent
Episode Show Notes jeffsanders.com/381 . Learn More About the Show The 5 AM Miracle Podcast . Free Productivity Resources Join The 5 AM Club! . The 5 AM Miracle Book Audiobook, Paperback, and Kindle . Connect on Social Media Facebook Group • Instagram • Twitter • LinkedIn . Episode Summary Breathe — Just Sit There and Breathe Stressed? Breathe. Struggling? Breathe. Sometimes the only way forward is breathing like your like depends on it. In this week’s episode of The 5 AM Miracle Podcast I speak with Robbie Bent, CEO and co-founder of Inward Breathwork about breathing on purpose, meditation, Wim Hof, cold therapy, plant-based medicines, and a whole lot more. . Resources Mentioned in this Episode Gusto [Get 20% off your first purchase of The Good with code 5AMMIRACLE] Stamps.com [Get a 4-week trial PLUS free postage and a digital scale with code 5AM (click on the microphone on the top of the homepage)] The 5 AM Miracle Audiobook [Read by Jeff Sanders] Focus@Will [Start your 2-week free trial] Inward Breathwork [Robbie’s breathwork company] @robbiebent1 [Robbie on Twitter] @inwardbreathwork [On Instagram] The Benefits of Breathwork and Extreme Cold Exposure [Article from Robbie Bent] Inward Breathwork Video [Social health club] Wim Hof [Revolutionary breathing and cold therapy techniques] Breathe [Book by James Nestor] Oura Ring [Accurate health information] . Robbie Bent Robbie Bent, is building Inward, a company in the mental health space combining physical spaces (ice baths + saunas) and the largest library of breathwork content in the world. Inward is building a cutting edge community for improving mental health in a fun and accessible way. Prior to Inward, Robbie spent 4 years leading ecosystem growth at the Ethereum Foundation, a $180 billion cryptocurrency. He also runs a Clubhouse Show on Psychedelic Medicines, has done 4 Vipassana retreats and is an avid kitesurfer. You can learn more about him and follow him on Twitter: @robbiebent1.
42 min
Coaching for Leaders
Coaching for Leaders
Dave Stachowiak
514: The Way to Lead Online Events, with Tim Stringer
Tim Stringer: Technically Simple Tim Stringer is a coach, consultant, and trainer and the founder of Technically Simple. He provides productivity, technology and workflow coaching, consulting and training to people and organizations, large and small, all over the planet. His technology specializations include Asana, Daylite, OmniFocus, and Trello. He supports many people in productivity though his website LearnOmniFocus.com -- and also through the Holistic Productivity approach that he developed after coming face-to-face with cancer back in 2008. Tim consults to leaders and organizations on how to use Zoom effectively and recently launched a new course: Leading Effective Zoom Events. In this conversation, Tim and I overview some of the common mistakes of online events, how online can produce even better results than in-person, and ways to engage people quickly. Plus, we review some of the key technology that will support your organization’s outreach efforts. Key Points It’s often a mistake to assume that you’ll be able to lead online events with the same planning and design for in-person events. Opening a meeting early and using the five-minute rule to begin with icebreakers, breakouts, polls, or reactions will help engage people in the event quickly. For events with many people or higher visibility for your organization, have a dedicated technology co-pilot so that hosts and speakers can stay focused on being present. Virtual lounges (with a dedicated host), spotlight and multi-spotlight, practice sessions, and preassigned breakouts can all help the technology disappear and the human connections to take center stage. Some organizations are discovering they are more successful with online events than past in-person ones. Many have had such a positive experience that they plan to continue leveraging virtual events after the pandemic. Resources Mentioned Leading Effective Zoom Events by Tim Stringer Recommended Practices for Engaging Online Events (PDF download) Related Episodes Serve Others Through Marketing, with Seth Godin (episode 381) How to Create Meaningful Gatherings, with Priya Parker (episode 395) How to Run an Online Meeting, with Bonni Stachowiak (episode 472) Discover More Activate your free membership for full access to the entire library of interviews since 2011, searchable by topic.
40 min
BookThinkers: Life-Changing Books
BookThinkers: Life-Changing Books
Nicholas Hutchison
44. James Nestor: Author of Breath
The World’s #1 Personal Development Book Podcast! In this episode, I have the pleasure to interview author James Nestor. James is an author and journalist. His book, Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art, was released in 2020 and was an instant bestseller in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and Sunday London Times. Breath will be translated into more than 30 languages in 2021. Our conversation today explores how the human species has lost the ability to breathe properly over the past several hundred thousand years and is now suffering from a laundry list of problems -- snoring, sleep apnea, asthma, autoimmune disease -- because of it. Nestor talks about his travels around the world to figure out what went wrong and how to fix it. The answers aren't found in pulmonology labs, as we might expect, but in the muddy digs of ancient burial sites, secret Soviet facilities, New Jersey choir schools, and the smoggy streets of Sao Paulo. Drawing on thousands of years of medical texts and recent cutting-edge studies in pulmonology, psychology, biochemistry, and human physiology, Breath turns the conventional wisdom of what we thought we knew about our most basic biological function on its head. Please enjoy this amazing conversation with James Nestor. Today’s episode is sponsored by Audible. Try Audible for free: www.bookthinkers.com/audibletrial. The purpose of this podcast is to connect you, the listener, with new books, new mentors, and new resources that will help you achieve more and live better. Each and every episode will feature one of the world's top authors so that you know each and every time you tune-in, there is something valuable to learn. If you have any recommendations for guests, please DM them to us on Instagram. (www.instagram.com/bookthinkers) If you enjoyed this show, please consider leaving a review. It takes less than 60-seconds of your time, and really makes a difference when I am trying to land new guests. For more BookThinkers content, check out our Instagram or our website. Thank you for your time!
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