29 May 2023
28 May 2023
The basics of preventing cardiovascular disease, cancer and dementia - with Peter Attia
Dr Peter Attia has his own podcast that goes into a lot of detail on the subjects of preventing cardiovascular disease, cancer and dementia through exercise, diet and sleep. Here are some podcasts where he discusses them on other presenters' podcasts and thus you get a good high level summary. You probably only need to listen to one of these:
27 May 2023
25 May 2023
19 May 2023
17 May 2023
12 May 2023
23 April 2023
21 April 2023
19 April 2023
10 April 2023
03 April 2023
20 March 2023
27 February 2023
23 January 2023
The secret to a happy life - lessons from 8 decades of research - Robert Waldinger
The happiest and healthiest people are those who have warm connections with others, says psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, who leads the Harvard Study of Adult Development -- one of the longest-running studies of adult life ever conducted. Exploring the crucial link between social bonds and quality of life, he shares wisdom and insights into how to identify and strengthen the relationships that impact your well-being most.
The point on the importance of good relationships echoes the points in Lost Connections: Uncovering the Real Causes of Depression – and the Unexpected Solutions by Johann Hari.
... and as a full interview with Robert Waldinger, on the The Diary of a CEO, where he talks through the study ...
04 January 2023
The New Science of Cold Exposure: Reduce Stress, Boost Immunity & Increase Resilience - Dr Rangan Chatterjee with Dr Susanna Søberg
and Andrew Huberman with Dr Susanna Søberg
31 December 2022
Sapiens - Yuval Noah Harari
I recently reread Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari. It is one of the few books that I've ever read more than once. If you've not read it, I would definitely recommend it.
28 December 2022
How to Build Good Habits and Break Bad Ones - Dr Rangan Chatterjee with James Clear
Discusses some of the concepts from James Clear's book, Atomic Habits.
05 December 2022
Eight Sleep Pod 3 Cover
I recently bought an Eight Sleep Pod 3 Cover to help improve my sleep. While I don't use a sleep tracker, I can say that my subjective view is that I am now getting significantly better sleep than I was without it. I was finding I would wake up early, e.g. 4am, and then not be able to get to sleep. Now, if that happens, I find I do fall back to sleep quickly and get about 8 hours of actual sleep.
28 November 2022
The Evolutionary Psychology Of Friendship - Modern Wisdom with Dr Jaimie Krems
and perhaps also on a similar note: