the guys talk about a few topics and the holiday season!
Dave Asks: “what strategies, mantras, etc. have you taken from a book that you believe has been the most effective and influential in your day-to-day.”
The only thing i can change my own mind and there’s no point in trying to change other people
4 hour work week –
You design your life style.
It’s possible to become an expert fairly easily
I will teach you to be rich
How to automate money and bills
4 hour body
The triangle of weight loss exercise, drugs, diet
How the brain works with attention and why we need to meditate
Think and grow rich
having a council to consult with when making decisions
ego is the enemy –
don’t think because you succeeded you will continue to. things only get harder
the Imposter Syndrom cure
techniques for overcoming the negativity of imposter syndrome
Beyond the 12 rules
a lot of our issues is because we don’t deal with problems in front of us
be grateful inspite of your suffering
12 rules for life –
treat yourself like you are someone you are responsible for helping
pursue what is meaningful (not what is expedient)
As a man thinketh –
“A person is limited only by the thoughts that he chooses.”
Extreme ownership. Everything is your fault.
Bad habits repeat themselves because you don’t have the wrong system in place to change them.
To get better results focus on the system instead of setting goals
You Are Not Your Brain
The brain sends false messages referred to in this book as Deceptive Brain Messages, you aren’t defined by them.
you shouldn’t attempt to stop the deceptive brain messages from arising, instead, the aim is to teach you how to discount the false brain messages.
Making Habits, Breaking Habits
Habits are strongly influenced by our environment
- What one man can do, another man can do.
- I will teach you to be rich
Set up systems so you don’t have to think
- Four hour work week
It doesn’t take much to be better than 80% of the people on the planet
- 12 rules for life
You should be a monster, then learn how to control it
- Tao of Jeet Kune Do
- Can’t hurt me
Cookie jar, jar of fuck
- Extreme ownership
When you take ownership of the problems, you take ownership of the solutions
- Rich dad, poor dad
Buy assets, not liabilities
- Atomic Habits
Much of what you we do is automated
You can program your life
- The war of art
Fighting the resistance
- 12 week year
Break your goals down into smaller chunks over smaller time frame to succeed
- The one thing
What one thing could you be doing that has the most impact
Do hard things
The old model of just powering through pain is incomplete
“Quiet the mind, and the soul will speak.” Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati
Peak mind by Amishi P. Jha
Meditation and stocicism
Types of mediation
- Body scan
- Box breathing
- Wim Hof
Attention is currency
- Mental whiteboard
Find your flashlight
Minimum effective dose
5 week challenge
What is Discipline Equals Freedom Reset
UP BEFORE THE ENEMY
Determine a time that you want to wake up each day. Make it early enough to accomplish something before the day starts.
GET AFTER IT
Get a workout in each day, even if it’s a brisk walk.
PRIORITIZE & EXECUTE
Identify the top three things you need to get done that day and then execute.
HYDRATE OR DIE
Predetermine how much water you want to consume each day. Make it challenging.
Did you eat healthy?
Predetermine the diet or nutritional program you plan to follow. Stick to the plan.
No blatant sugar (cookies, candy, cake, ice cream, donuts, sugary coffees, etc.)
BACK TO THE BOOK
Spend at least 20 minutes reading a book, journaling, or meditating.
Take a minute to think about something you are grateful for each day.