It is a real challenge to overcome addiction - it involves far more than simply ‘not using’. In this episode, I elaborate on that challenge as well as provide some advice for those who want to quit (or make any positive change in their life)Read More
If you don't try, you are guaranteed to fail - that's a fact. If you do fail, it is not the end of the world, provided that you learn from it. Take every loss as an opportunity for growth, and you wont be losing for long.
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Take action to first determine how different life events impact your mental state, then work to add more of the positive impacts and cut as much of the negative impacts as possible.
I have just completed a 24 hour Grapple-A-Thon, which is 24 hours of continuous Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) and I want to share the lessons that I have learnt from this experience.
03:40 - General Takeaways
06:50 - BJJ Specific Takeaways
11:48 - Mindset
17:30 - Nutrition and Recovery
We rarely consider it, but each social media platform is in fact a business competing for our attention. Thus it is in their best interests to ensure that we are as engaged as possible. They accomplish this by matching the content in our feeds, with our prior online habits and demographic details.
Thus the content is highly individualised and narrowly focused. Which sounds great, until you look into the implications: it creates an echo-chamber, ideological isolation and does not regard our best interests (or mental health ) at all.
The importance of self care cannot be understated. There is no point in working yourself so hard that you have a break down. In this episode, Zachary shares his recent experience of overworking himself to the point of break down, as well as the lessons that he has learnt from the experience.
QOTD: How do you practice self care?Read More
Finding the balance between work and relaxation is vital for both mental health and productivity. Work too much, and you run the risk of becoming run down. Relax too much and your dreams will forever stay as dreams.
In this episode I discuss my continuing journey to finding a balance between these two aspects of life.