Mindset

There is no greater determining factor for success in any endeavor than mindset. Whether it is athletics, business, relationship, or simply living a fulfilling life, mindset is the keystone. Far too often people think of mindset as the product of your environment, I prefer to think of mindset as the creator of your environment. This section is about the tools, techniques and philosophy to help optimize your mindset.

Brainwave Entrainment with Binaural Beats

Brainwave Entrainment with Binaural Beats

Binaural beats are an auditory biohack designed to facilitate brainwave entrainment. The more we learn about brainwaves, the more we understand how important they are in generating desired states of consciousness.

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Turning Resistance to Assistance with Ryan Holiday - AMP #53

Turning Resistance to Assistance with Ryan Holiday - AMP #53

For the very first Aubrey Marcus Podcast I get to hang out with bestselling author and fellow philosopher @RyanHoliday. We talk about his book The Obstacle Is the Way - (review here)and the modern applications of both stoicism and epicureanism.

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Obstacle Is the Way

Obstacle Is the Way

Were you aware that Abraham Lincoln suffered from a crippling depression his whole life? That didn't stop him from being the President, winning a war, abolishing slavery, and generally being one of the baddest human beings to exist.

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Medication, Masturbation, or Mastication

Medication, Masturbation, or Mastication

We become so used to carrying stress that we no longer notice that it is there. Low level anxiety becomes the background noise to our life. Our body in a constant state of alertness, triaging resources to create cortisol at the expense of our other vital hormones.

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To Master the Demon

To Master the Demon

There once was a man who lived in the wilderness next to a powerful wizard. The word in the glen was that the wizard had the ability to conjure a demon that could accomplish any task. One day the man decides that he is going to trap this magical brokowski, and make him give up his demon.

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Rabbit Medicine

Rabbit Medicine

I was on the plane yesterday and decided to do a guided meditation by one of my Sedona sisters. The theme was a connection to an animal spirit. So as we start the visualization journey I am imagining all of the cool animals I want to connect with. Jaguars, bears, eagles, dragons... But as the meditation takes me to the clearing in the center of the earth where I am going to meet my animal teacher, the only animal there is a rabbit. I keep looking around, waiting for another badass creature to emerge that I can learn from. Nothing happens. Just the same old little rabbit.

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Leave a Bite for the Gods

Leave a Bite for the Gods

Finish your plate might be the worst advice a parent gives a child. Patterning insensitivity to one's own satiation signal is a lubed waterslide to obesity, and that's just a start.

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The Toltec Way to Ruthless Self Love

The Toltec Way to Ruthless Self Love

The Toltec concepts of the u2018warrioru2019, the u2018dream of the worldu2019, and the u2018parasiteu2019 form much of my paradigmatic worldview. In addition, Toltec philosophers Carlos Castaneda and Don Miguel Ruiz penned two of my top 10 books. Here is a shorthand version of how the Toltec way ultimately leads to ruthless self love.

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Steven Kotler - The Most Addictive Performance Drug in The World:  Flow - AMP #45

Steven Kotler - The Most Addictive Performance Drug in The World: Flow - AMP #45

Steven Kotler, bestselling author of The Rise of Superman, stops by to teach us how to get our fix of the most addictive drug in the world: Flow state. Being in the zone is estimated to improve performance by upwards of 500%. This podcast is full of hacks that include many of the triggers necessary to stimulate this much coveted brain state, and explains the risks and benefits of riding the cycle of flow.

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Hacking Self Worth

Hacking Self Worth

It took 33 years of searching and a lot of ayahuasca for me to find my rock. It may take some time to find yours. It is a blend of your own hard won spiritual beliefs, and an understanding of your unique self. But once you have found it, and you build your self-love and worth upon it, you are free to play in the sand all you like.

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The Journey Of Socrates

The Journey Of Socrates

 I never read Millman’s most famous book, The Way of the Peaceful Warrior.

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"What are you afraid of?"

"What are you afraid of?"

"What are you afraid of?" the man asked his heart. The heart didn't reply. "There is no one out there that will hurt you, I'll protect you. I have grown strong, I'm a warrior now, you have nothing to fear." Still the heart did not reply.

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What Should I Achieve Before I Die?

Life can go by in a flash.  So what should we look to experience before transition out? This ebook outlines the five things to achieve in life before we can say the famous Lakota words: "Hoka Hey, today is a good day to die."