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    #610: The Life-Extension Episode — Dr. Matt Kaeberlein on The Dog Aging Project, Rapamycin, Metformin, Spermidine, NAD+ Precursors, Urolithin A, Acarbose, and Much More

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    enJuly 27, 2022

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    The Life-Extension Episode — Dr. Matt Kaeberlein on The Dog Aging Project, Rapamycin, Metformin, Spermidine, NAD+ Precursors, Urolithin A, Acarbose, and Much More | Brought to you by Levels real-time feedback on how diet impacts your health, Athletic Greens all-in-one nutritional supplement, and LMNT electrolyte supplement. More on all three below.

    Dr. Matt Kaeberlein (@mkaeberlein) is a professor of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the University of Washington School of Medicine, with adjunct appointments in Genome Sciences and Oral Health Sciences. Dr. Kaeberlein’s research interests are focused on understanding biological mechanisms of aging in order to facilitate translational interventions that promote healthspan and improve quality of life for people and companion animals.

    Dr. Kaeberlein is the founding director of the University of Washington Healthy Aging and Longevity Research Institute, the director of the NIH Nathan Shock Center of Excellence in the Basic Biology of Aging at the University of Washington, director of the Biological Mechanisms of Healthy Aging Training Program, and founder and co-director of the Dog Aging Project.

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    [06:44] What is aging biology?

    [08:43] How Matt pivoted from mathematics to biology.

    [11:46] What is the Dog Aging Project?

    [13:42] Understanding healthspan through Matt’s frozen shoulder ordeal.

    [20:23] Rapamycin vs. sterile inflammation.

    [23:07] Current thoughts about how the immune system changes as we age.

    [29:11] Anti-aging uses for rapamycin (and potential risks/side effects).

    [42:20] Rapamycin and the Dog Aging Project.

    [45:30] Rapamycin vs. neurodegeneration.

    [48:21] What studies tell us about rapamycin’s potential to increase lifespan.

    [51:30] Rapamycin alternatives considered for the Dog Aging Project.

    [57:05] Urolithin A and spermidine.

    [59:45] 17 alpha estradiol.

    [1:01:47] Deprenyl.

    [1:03:54] NAD precursors.

    [1:05:52] What is Matt doing to increase his own lifespan/healthspan?

    [1:09:00] Is time-restricted feeding beneficial for dogs?

    [1:17:08] Currently, how well (or poorly) funded is longevity research?

    [1:22:02] Where additional funding in this field would be best leveraged.

    [1:35:19] Cutting through the hype and snake oil.

    [1:42:26] Metformin.

    [1:45:24] NAD infusion vs. natural NAD replenishment.

    [1:48:16] Sirtuins.

    [1:52:30] Resveratrol.

    [2:08:58] Is there a fix to liability in defensive medicine?

    [2:10:48] Finding better motivations for scientific pursuit.

    [2:15:48] Longevity scientists worth checking out.

    [2:17:39] Getting involved with the Dog Aging Project / parting thoughts.

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    🔑 Key Takeaways

    • Dr. Kaeberlein's research has revealed that aging biology has major implications on mortality, health and functional decline.
    • The Dog Aging Project seeks to gain insights that will help people live longer, healthier lives by uncovering the genetic and environmental factors of aging.
    • Matt experienced a frozen shoulder, found a drug to reduce age-related inflammation and regained 90% of his range of motion after 10 weeks.
    • Ageing can cause our immune system to respond inappropriately, leading to sterile inflammation. Drugs like rapamycin and senolytic molecules can help protect our immune system as we age.
    • Rapamycin can help improve people's healthspan and quality of life, and taking it for four to twelve weeks can have powerful impacts on the body.
    • Rapamycin has been shown to reduce chronic inflammation, regrow bone, reduce inflammation, and revert the oral microbiome back to a youthful one.
    • The Dog Aging Project is studying the effects of rapamycin as an anti-aging drug, with the hope of understanding how it might treat aging in humans.
    • Rapamycin has been found to be safe and effective in improving brain, kidney and liver function, as well as preserving muscle function better in old animals, potentially increasing lifespan and healthspan of companion dogs.
    • Experimentation is key to understanding any topic, especially science, but quality of life must also be taken into account. Intermittent fasting, caloric restriction, and small molecules have been tested to extend lifespan in mice, but further experimentation is needed.
    • Six or seven small molecules have been proven to extend the lifespan of both males and females, but it is important to assess the safety and efficacy of each drug before making a decision.
    • Various methods can be used to enhance metabolic function, improve health, and increase lifespans, however, further research is needed to understand these methods and any conflicts of interest.
    • Exercise, nutrition, sleep, and supplements are important elements to staying healthy.
    • Consult a health professional and do your own research before making any drastic changes to your diet and lifestyle.
    • Be aware of the high-calorie, delicious-tasting food and do your own research to make an informed decision about your diet and health.
    • Researching aging and its effects can help increase lifespan and healthspan for many people.
    • Investing in aging research has the potential to make a real difference, but requires efficient and effective communication, public engagement and infrastructure investment to ensure its success.
    • Dedicated marketing plans, funding and focusing on functional measures of aging can help combat the effects of aging and positively impact the aging population.
    • Functional measures of aging, study design, and relative risk are important for making informed decisions about drugs and health products.
    • Scientists should be aware of potential misinterpretations of data presented in research papers and influencers should be responsible in accurately communicating research to the public.
    • Base decisions on the best available evidence and consider the comorbidities and lifestyle of the group being treated when looking at percentage or absolute changes.
    • The role of sirtuins in aging is still not fully understood and further research is needed.
    • Despite popular belief, research has shown that sirtuins and red wine are not effective ways of increasing lifespan.
    • Studies have shown that while resveratrol may not extend lifespan, there may still be other benefits associated with megadosing the compound.
    • Taking risks can be beneficial, but always be aware of potential negative consequences.
    • Scientists should strive to build the best model to explain the world and use this knowledge to benefit society, even if it means taking risks.
    • Always strive to be closer to reality by recognizing limitations in reward structures and seeking out cutting edge technologies and people to further our understanding.
    • It is important to stay informed and think critically about the newest developments in geroscience, and to get involved and make an impact.

    📝 Podcast Summary

    Unraveling the Biology of Aging

    Dr.Matt Kaeberlein has dedicated his career to understanding the biology of aging.He is the founding director of the University of Washington Healthy Aging and Longevity Research Institute and has conducted research on how aging affects people and other animals, even single-celled organisms.His research has revealed that aging biology has a major influence on our mortality, health and functional decline.Dr.Kaeberlein's research started when he was a graduate student at MIT and was fascinated by a lecture on the molecular mechanisms of aging.He then decided to pursue biology and has since dedicated his career to understanding the aging process and its impact on populations.

    Uncovering the Genetic and Environmental Factors of Aging

    Aging is a natural process that affects everyone, including people and pets.The Dog Aging Project is an innovative research program that seeks to understand the genetic and environmental factors that influence aging in companion dogs.The goal is to gain insights that will also help people live longer, healthier lives.The project has two parts: a longitudinal study that tracks the health of the dogs over time and a clinical trial that tests ways to slow aging and even reverse some aspects of aging.The project points to the importance of developing scientific literacy to better understand the effects of aging and make informed decisions about healthspan and longevity.Matt Kaeberlein's experience with frozen shoulder demonstrated the importance of the project, as it is something that affects many people as they age.

    Matt's Journey with Frozen Shoulder

    Matt had no idea what the problem was, but when he tried throwing the football to his son, it became too painful and he knew he had to get it fixed.He went to his GP who recommended physical therapy, but it made the condition worse.He was then referred to a specialist who diagnosed him with Frozen Shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis.The specialist advised against taking a corticosteroid shot, and recommended going back to physical therapy, but that it could take up to a year to go away.Matt was disappointed and angry, but had the realization that the condition was an age-related inflammatory one, which he had studied.He decided to take rapamycin, a drug primarily used to reduce age-related inflammation, and after 10 weeks was able to regain 90% of his range of motion and the pain was gone.

    Understanding the Effects of Ageing on Our Immune System

    Our immune system is a powerful defence against diseases, however, it's effectiveness decreases with age.This can cause the immune system to respond inappropriately to things it shouldn't be, leading to something called 'sterile inflammation'.This can cause chronic aches and pains and even autoimmune diseases.To combat this, a drug called rapamycin can help reduce this sterile inflammation and help the immune system to function like a young immune system again.Senescent cells can also be targeted with senolytic molecules to reduce their effects and help protect our immune system as we age.Understanding the effects of aging on our immune system and how to counteract them is an important part of staying healthy.

    Unlocking the Powerful Impacts of Rapamycin

    Rapamycin is a compound that can help people in many ways.It can be used to prevent organ transplant rejection, treat some types of cancer and stop cells from growing over cardiac stents.It's also been found to help reduce chronic inflammation and reboot the immune system.This can help people improve their healthspan and quality of life, even before they are diagnosed with age-related diseases.Studies have shown that taking rapamycin for four to twelve weeks can have some powerful impacts on the body.So why not give it a try?

    Rapamycin: A Powerful Tool for Improving Aging Organs and Tissues

    Rapamycin is a powerful tool in helping improve aging organs and tissues.In mice, it's been used to improve the functioning of the immune system, the heart, and even reverse periodontal disease.In humans, the three defining features of periodontal disease are bone loss around the teeth, gingival inflammation, and changes in the oral microbiome.In mice, it's been observed that 8 weeks of rapamycin treatment regrows bone around the teeth, reduces inflammation and reverts the oral microbiome back to a youthful one.While it's important to monitor the effects of rapamycin, it appears to have a unique ability to reduce chronic inflammation, allowing stem cells to do their job and improve function of aging tissues.

    Investigating the Potential of Rapamycin to Slow the Aging Process

    Rapamycin has been studied as a potential anti-aging drug, and its effects on ovarian function in mice and periodontal disease in humans have been studied.In these studies, rapamycin has been given in doses ranging from continuous treatments to 12-week transient treatments.The Dog Aging Project is conducting a clinical trial to study the effects of rapamycin in dogs, with the hope of gaining insight into how it could be used to treat aging in humans.The hypothesis is that rapamycin could slow the aging process in dogs, improving quality of life and increasing lifespan.While the risk of side effects is a concern, the hope is that the risk reward ratio is strongly in favor of reward.With the data gathered in this study, the potential of rapamycin to slow the aging process in humans could potentially be revealed.

    Enhancing the Lifespan and Healthspan of Companion Dogs With Rapamycin

    Rapamycin is an intervention that has been studied in mice to increase lifespan and healthspan.It’s been shown to be safe and effective in improving brain, kidney and liver function, as well as delaying declines in many other tissues.Most notably, it has been found to preserve muscle function better in old animals than in control animals.This has exciting implications for companion dogs living in the human environment and has motivated researchers to study this intervention in them.With the right dose, rapamycin may be able to increase lifespan and healthspan, and improve overall wellbeing for our canine friends.

    Understanding the Effects of Rapamycin on Lifespan

    Experimentation is key to understanding any topic, especially science.One must remain open-minded and not allow dogmatic beliefs to limit their progress.In order to understand the effects of rapamycin on lifespan, one must conduct the experiment.Data from mice showed that it could increase lifespan by 25%, but this is likely to be much lower in longer lived animals, such as dogs and humans.Quality of life is also important, as living longer isn't necessarily the goal.Intermittent fasting, caloric restriction, and small molecules have been tested in mice to extend lifespan, but further experimentation is needed for accuracy.

    Uncovering the Effects of Small Molecules on Aging and Healthspan

    Learning about aging and healthspan can be complex and often times, even scientists don't fully understand the effects of certain drugs.However, the Interventions Testing Program has uncovered six or seven small molecules that have been proven to extend the lifespan of both males and females.These molecules include rapamycin, acarbose, 17 alpha estradiol, NDGA, metformin, nicotinamide riboside, alpha ketoglutarate, spermidine, and urolithin A.Although metformin and nicotinamide riboside have not been proven to extend lifespan, they have shown to have beneficial effects on metabolic health and health in general.Spermidine and urolithin A are thought to target autophagy and mitochondrial autophagy, respectively.With all these options, it is important to assess the safety and efficacy of each drug before making a decision.

    Enhancing Metabolic Function to Improve Health and Increase Lifespans

    In this section, Matt Kaeberlein has discussed various ways to enhance metabolic function, increase lifespans, and improve health.He speaks of spermidine, urolithin A, and 17-alpha estradiol as ways to do this.Additionally, he mentions deprenyl as an option that hasn't been studied much, but has been known to increase lifespans.It is important to remember that each of these methods have to be studied further to understand their effects and any conflicts of interest.Enhancing metabolic function through various ways can be beneficial to one's health and can increase lifespans.It is important to stay informed and investigate any new methods before trying them.

    The Keys to a Healthy Life

    Staying healthy is an important part of life.It's often difficult to know what to do, but there are some key steps that can help.Exercise, especially resistance exercises, is an important element of staying healthy.Nutrition is also important, but it can be individualized based on what works for the person.Another important element is getting enough sleep, as it can be difficult to control but can be improved with strategies.Lastly, supplements may be available, but should be used with caution as there can be some controversy around them.All of these steps combined can help to ensure a long, healthy life.

    Key Strategies for Increasing Lifespan and Healthspan

    Being physically active, avoiding napping during the day, and having a healthy diet are key strategies for increasing lifespan and healthspan.But before making any drastic changes to your diet or lifestyle, it’s important to consult with a health professional to make sure the decision is right for you.What works for some people may not necessarily work for others.We still have a lot to learn about the effects of diet and exercise on aging and longevity, so it’s important to do your own research and discuss any changes with a professional before making them.

    Be Mindful of the Psychological Consequences of Time-Restricted Feeding

    The research on the effects of time-restricted feeding is fascinating, but the most important takeaway is to be mindful of the psychological consequences.Dogs can be controlled, but humans have to be aware of the high-calorie, delicious-tasting food that's available.Research in the field of longevity is held back by a lack of funding which could be solved if there was more dedicated capital.Every person should do their own research and make an informed decision about their own diet and health.

    Maximizing Healthspan through Targeting Aging Root Biology

    Aging is a natural process, however, it can come with a lot of diseases and a decrease in overall health.Recently, the Saudi government has announced a royal decree to put one billion dollars a year into researching aging and its effects.This amount is significantly less than the amount dedicated to cancer research, which is around six billion dollars a year.Despite this, the potential to maximize healthspan is much greater when targeting the root biology of aging than curing just one disease.If this money is put to good use, it could help increase lifespan and healthspan for many people.

    Unlocking the Potential of Aging Research

    In today's world of rapid scientific progress, it's important to understand the potential of breakthroughs and their implications.Matt Kaeberlein has highlighted the potential of aging research to make a real difference, and the need for investment to make it happen.He has also discussed the importance of engaging with the public and policymakers, and the need for more efficient and effective communication about the potential of this research.In addition, he has highlighted the need for investment to build the necessary infrastructure to scale up treatments and therapies.All of this points to the need for careful and informed decision-making to ensure that the most promising research is funded in an effective way.

    Accelerating Clinical Trials to Combat Aging

    Aging is a natural process that can cause a range of physical and cognitive changes.To combat it, researchers and policy makers are working hard to understand the biology of aging and develop clinical trials.To support this, it is important to put money towards dedicated marketing plans, to communicate the importance of this research to the public.Secondly, providing funding to accelerate clinical trials will help big pharma companies to follow the path that has been successful for others.Finally, clinical trials in humans should focus on functional measures of aging, such as immune system response, to provide results in a practical timeframe.This will help create a template for others to follow and have a positive impact on the ageing population.

    Investigating the Effect of a Drug on Age-Related Immune Function

    A study was conducted to investigate the effect of a drug on age-related immune function.During the trial, two trials were conducted in the Southern and Northern Hemisphere respectively.The interim results for the first half of the trial weren't successful, so the board of directors stopped the pivotal clinical trial.Further investigation found that the drug had a 50% reduction of severe outcomes and death.This highlights the importance of functional measures of aging, which can be done in a reasonable timeframe with a reasonable population size.Additionally, understanding study design, absolute versus relative risk can help individuals to make informed decisions and avoid falling for hype and snake oil.

    Understanding the Impact of Data Presentation in Scientific Research

    It is important to understand the impact of data presentation when it comes to scientific research.Scientists and the general public alike can be misled by the way data is presented to believe something that isn't as strong as it seems.Mice experiments are a great example, where the untreated group is typically expected to live around 900 days, but some studies have shorter-lived controls and thus a smaller denominator.This can lead to a false impression of a larger effect size than is actually present.To avoid this, scientists should read the paper rather than relying on abstracts and influencers should be more responsible in communicating research to the public.

    Communicating the Reality of Longevity Interventions Accurately

    It is important for influencers to communicate the reality of the longevity interventions in an accurate way.Scientific credentials can help people do this without exaggeration.It is also important to look at the comorbidities and conditions of the group being treated when looking at percentage or absolute changes.For example, metformin may not be beneficial for those with a healthy diet and active lifestyle.Similarly, NAD precursors are complex and their efficacy is not yet clear.Therefore, it is important to base decisions on the best available evidence.

    Unraveling the Complexities of Sirtuins and Aging

    Learning about sirtuins can give us insight into the aging process.Sirtuins are proteins that require NAD as part of their activity, and NAD levels decline with age.Overexpression of SIR2 has been shown to extend lifespan in yeast and worms, and sirtuins have been linked to epigenetic marking.While there is a lot of interest in this area, there are still many unanswered questions about why sirtuins work sometimes and not other times, and whether or not they are actually useful in extending lifespan in mammals.Further research is needed to better understand the role of sirtuins.

    Sirtuins and Red Wine: Not the Key to Longevity

    Sirtuins play an important role in biology, but they are not effective in increasing lifespan.Despite this, the idea that sirtuins were the center of the universe gained traction without evidence to support it.This idea was memetically spread due to its easy pronunciation and the fact that resveratrol, a molecule found in red wine, was an activator of sirtuins.This led to media attention and marketing of red wine as a longevity drug.However, research has shown that resveratrol is not an effective way of increasing longevity.Therefore, we should focus on other strategies for increasing lifespan.

    Uncovering Resveratrol's Impact on Longevity

    The story of Resveratrol is one of scientific curiosity and exploration.Researchers Brian Kennedy and Matt Kaeberlein tested a hypothesis that caloric restriction was working through SIR2 in yeast and found some evidence that argued against that.They then tested the theory using resveratrol, but were unable to reproduce the results of the first paper which reported a 70% lifespan extension.After a lot of careful research, they concluded that resveratrol was not activating SIR2 in the cells and that the lifespan extension reported in the original paper was likely an error.They have since confirmed through multiple studies that resveratrol does not extend lifespan, but that there may still be some benefits associated with megadosing of the compound.

    The Potential Risks of Taking Risks

    Taking risks can have unexpected and sometimes negative consequences.This is the lesson we can learn from Tim Ferriss' experience with taking a supplement containing resveratrol.Although there was potential for enhanced endurance, it resulted in digestive issues and joint pain.Similarly, attempting NAD infusions resulted in uncomfortable side effects.These experiences demonstrate that it is important to be cognizant of the potential risks and pay attention to the warnings of experts.Taking risks can be beneficial, but we must be aware of the potential for negative consequences.

    Exploring the Potential Benefits and Risks of Aging Biology Treatments

    The goal of scientific research is to develop the best possible model to explain the world around us.Understanding the implications of aging biology is a challenge, but it is important to consider the potential rewards of treatments against the risks they may pose.We must train medical professionals to think of the risks of doing nothing, and understand that aging biology is malleable.Fears of rejection or malpractice should not stop us from pursuing research, and it is important to take an open-minded view of potential consequences.As scientists, we should aim to develop the best model possible, and use this knowledge to benefit society.

    Approaching Research with Skepticism and Openness

    It is important to approach research with skepticism and be open to data that may not fit our initial models.We should always strive to be closer to reality by figuring out where our models are wrong.It is important to recognize that the reward structure in science is often set up to prove the answer and not necessarily find the right answer.We should look to people like Brian Kennedy, Anne Brunet and Yousin Suh who are doing high quality work and using cutting edge technologies to further our understanding.By recognizing these issues, we can make sure that we are on the right track and doing the best research we can.

    Staying Informed and Researching Geroscience

    This conversation between Tim and Matt highlights the importance of staying up to date with the newest developments in geroscience.This field of study is focused on finding out how aging impacts the body and how to potentially slow down the aging process.Matt mentions the Dog Aging Project, which is a great way to get involved in research and further the knowledge in this field.There are many exciting developments and potential treatments, but it is important to be aware of the potential noise and misinformation too.Tim and Matt emphasize the need to stay informed and think critically.They also encourage people to get involved and make an impact with the Dog Aging Project.Ultimately, Tim and Matt demonstrate the importance of staying informed and research in order to better understand our world.

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    #735: Craig Foster of My Octopus Teacher — How to Find the Wild in a Tame World

    #735: Craig Foster of My Octopus Teacher — How to Find the Wild in a Tame World

    Craig Foster is an Oscar- and BAFTA-winning filmmaker, naturalist, author, and ocean explorer. He is the co-founder of the Sea Change Project, an NGO dedicated to the long-term conservation and regeneration of the Great African Seaforest. His film My Octopus Teacher has led to making the Great African Seaforest a global icon. His new book is Amphibious Soul: Finding the Wild in a Tame World

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    [08:39] A morning ray.

    [11:01] Connecting with the sea is a family tradition.

    [13:24] Making The Great Dance.

    [15:28] Unnatural powers granted by natural attunement.

    [22:40] Observing the secret lives of animals.

    [26:44] What makes Kalahari trackers so impressive?

    [29:37] Connecting with nature in the big city.

    [32:43] Breath holding and cold exposure.

    [37:25] Land lessons via underwater tracking.

    [42:55] Connecting with a Cape clawless otter.

    [46:20] Interspecies alliances.

    [49:39] What compelled Craig to write Amphibious Soul?

    [52:58] Why pristine nature comforts and inspires us.

    [1:00:03] Is ancestral memory real?

    [1:04:16] Nature as a mirror.

    [1:07:48] The pros and cons of discovering new species.

    [1:10:03] Song catching.

    [1:16:30] The meaning of “home.”

    [1:19:03] Parenting lessons.

    [1:23:41] The psychic cost of sudden fame.

    [1:31:18] For whom was Amphibious Soul written?

    [1:33:58] Sea Change Project.

    [1:35:53] The short-sightedness of current climate policy.

    [1:41:52] Changing entrenched minds.

    [1:52:37] A camera-stealing octopus.

    [1:55:25] Hope for a shift in human perspective.

    [1:58:21] Parting thoughts.

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    #734: In Case You Missed It: March 2024 Recap of "The Tim Ferriss Show"

    #734: In Case You Missed It: March 2024 Recap of "The Tim Ferriss Show"

    This episode is brought to you by 5-Bullet Friday, my very own email newsletter.

    Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where it is my job to deconstruct world-class performers to tease out the routines, habits, et cetera that you can apply to your own life. 

    This is a special inbetweenisode, which serves as a recap of the episodes from last month. It features a short clip from each conversation in one place so you can easily jump around to get a feel for the episode and guest.

    Based on your feedback, this format has been tweaked and improved since the first recap episode. For instance, listeners suggested that the bios for each guest can slow the momentum, so we moved all the bios to the end. 

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    Hugh Howey: 00:15:44

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    Legendary Actor Scott Glenn — How to Be Super Fit at 85, Lessons from Marlon Brando, How to Pursue Your Purpose, The Art of Serendipity, Stories of Gunslingers, and More (#729)

    Barbara Corcoran — How She Turned $1,000 into a $5B+ Empire: PR Stunts, Sales Techniques, Critical Early Wins, Fighting Trump, and Becoming a Real Estate Mogul (#725)

    Seth Godin — Coaching Tim on Overcoming Resistance, Lessons from Isaac Asimov, Writing Secrets After 8,500+ Daily Blog Posts, The Dangers of Authenticity, Practices for Consistency, and Much More (#728)

    Hugh Howey, Author of Silo and Wool — A Masterclass on Writing, Unorthodox Self-Publishing, and Living in The AI Age (#726)

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    #733: Live 10th Anniversary Random Show with Kevin Rose — Exploring What’s Next, Testing Ozempic, Modern Dating, New Breakthrough Treatments for Anxiety, Bitcoin ETFs, Mike Tyson vs. Jake Paul, and Engineering More Awe in Your Life

    #733: Live 10th Anniversary Random Show with Kevin Rose —  Exploring What’s Next, Testing Ozempic, Modern Dating, New Breakthrough Treatments for Anxiety, Bitcoin ETFs, Mike Tyson vs. Jake Paul, and Engineering More Awe in Your Life

    This week is officially the podcast’s 10-year anniversary, and there is no better way to commemorate such a wild milestone than with Kevin Rose and a little tequila. As many listeners know, Kevin was my very first guest for episode 1, way back in April 2014. Timestamps for this episode are available below.

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    [07:20] First live Random Show?

    [07:50] Reasons to celebrate.

    [08:30] How long can this go on?

    [10:15] Mmm…Mmm.

    [11:53] Inflection points.

    [13:00] Interesting over impulse.

    [14:46] Bitcoin ETFs.

    [17:22] PROOF news.

    [18:41] What’s Kevin’s next project?

    [21:15] Don’t DIY your TMS.

    [22:57] The SAINT protocol and accelerated TMS.

    [23:42] Kevin wonders how magnets work.

    [24:27] How accelerated TMS has helped me.

    [28:02] Consumer access to accelerated TMS.

    [31:50] How TMS feels, and other possible uses.

    [32:49] Potential downsides.

    [35:10] How to find out more about accelerated TMS.

    [38:18] How to appear human in social situations.

    [45:20] Jinjer and Sohn.

    [46:24] Android and Gemini.

    [48:41] Content production and future fame.

    [49:58] Jake Paul vs. Mike Tyson.

    [52:02] Kevin’s deflated balls.

    [55:49] My single life.

    [59:39] Extending experiential lifespan.

    [1:06:12] This is (Henry Shukman’s) The Way.

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    #732: Martha Beck — The Amazing and Brutal Results of Zero Lies for 365 Days, How to Do a Beginner “Integrity Cleanse,” Lessons from Lion Trackers, and Novel Tactics for Reducing Anxiety

    #732: Martha Beck — The Amazing and Brutal Results of Zero Lies for 365 Days, How to Do a Beginner “Integrity Cleanse,” Lessons from Lion Trackers, and Novel Tactics for Reducing Anxiety

    Dr. Martha Beck has been called “the best-known life coach in America” by NPR and USA Today. She holds three Harvard degrees in social science and has published nine non-fiction books, one novel, and more than 200 magazine articles. Her recent book, The Way of Integrity: Finding the Path to Your True Self, was an instant New York Times Best Seller.

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    #731: Dr. David Spiegel, Stanford U. — Practical Hypnosis, Meditation vs. Hypnosis, Pain Management Without Drugs, The Neurobiology of Trance, and More

    #731: Dr. David Spiegel, Stanford U. — Practical Hypnosis, Meditation vs. Hypnosis, Pain Management Without Drugs, The Neurobiology of Trance, and More

    Dr. David Spiegel is Willson Professor and Associate Chair of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Director of the Center on Stress and Health, and Medical Director of the Center for Integrative Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine, where he has been a member of the academic faculty since 1975. He is the founder of Reveri, the world's first interactive self-hypnosis app.

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    Timestamps:

    [07:00] How Herbert Spiegel was exposed to hypnosis.

    [10:14] Using hypnosis to cure non-epileptic seizures.

    [11:53] What is a forensic psychiatrist?

    [14:43] How hypnosis works.

    [17:54] Hypnosis and the flow state.

    [21:03] How hypnosis differs from meditation.

    [22:38] Determining one’s susceptibility to hypnosis.

    [27:21] I take the eye-roll test.

    [29:33] Thoughts on EMDR.

    [36:29] Therapeutic psychedelics and ego dissolution.

    [41:05] Potential adverse effects of hypnosis?

    [42:34] Accelerated TMS improves response to hypnosis.

    [44:25] Hypnosis as a tool for stress and pain relief.

    [48:56] David treats my back pain with hypnosis.

    [57:09] Replicating this effect with self-hypnosis.

    [57:57] Understanding the science of pain relief.

    [1:03:18] Filtering the hurt from the pain.

    [1:06:37] For us, not against us.

    [1:09:12] Hypnosis vs. other addiction interventions.

    [1:11:41] A mesmerizing tale of hypnotic history.

    [1:16:10] Most surprising patient outcomes.

    [1:24:53] Finding connection to treat the agitated.

    [1:28:40] Who is Reveri designed for?

    [1:31:15] Hypnosis as a first rather than last resort.

    [1:35:02] Further resources and final thoughts.

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    #730: Reed Hastings, Co-Founder of Netflix — How to Cultivate High Performance, The Art of Farming for Dissent, Favorite Failures, and More

    #730: Reed Hastings, Co-Founder of Netflix — How to Cultivate High Performance, The Art of Farming for Dissent, Favorite Failures, and More

    Reed Hastings became executive chairman of Netflix in 2023, after 25 years as CEO. He co-founded Netflix in 1997. Reed is also a majority owner of Powder Mountain. He is currently on the board of several educational organizations including KIPP and Pahara.

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    Timestamps:

    [06:34] Alfred Lee Loomis and Tuxedo Park.

    [07:53] Risk tolerance: nature or nurture?

    [10:56] Cultivating culture that “eats strategy for lunch.”

    [15:41] The logic behind generous severance.

    [17:02] Adapting to Pure chaos.

    [18:44] Reference checking potential hires.

    [20:29] Context vs. control.

    [22:35] Radical candor.

    [24:15] Guardrails for maintaining work/life balance.

    [27:04] Farming for dissent.

    [28:39] Believing in the green crystals.

    [30:54] High-performance team, not family.

    [31:59] The keeper test.

    [32:49] Fire and replace, or replace and fire?

    [33:59] Beyond Entrepreneurship and other recommended reading/viewing.

    [37:46] A favorite failure.

    [40:32] Outstanding leaders.

    [41:10] Reed’s two “religions.”

    [42:19] Powder Mountain.

    [44:44] How Powder Mountain differs from Reed’s other projects.

    [46:24] Powder Mountain’s biggest challenges ahead.

    [47:02] Could Reed ever really retire?

    [47:19] Best investments of time, energy, or money.

    [48:49] How can we improve education in the US?

    [52:48] What class would Reed teach?

    [53:59] Juggling projects without losing focus.

    [55:04] Philanthropy: Why Africa?

    [55:32] Being “big-hearted champions who pick up the trash.”

    [56:28] Reed’s billboard.

    [58:01] Parting thoughts.

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    #729: Legendary Actor Scott Glenn — How to Be Super Fit at 85, Lessons from Marlon Brando, How to Pursue Your Purpose, The Art of Serendipity, Stories of Gunslingers, and More

    #729: Legendary Actor Scott Glenn — How to Be Super Fit at 85, Lessons from Marlon Brando, How to Pursue Your Purpose, The Art of Serendipity, Stories of Gunslingers, and More

    Scott Glenn’s acting career spans nearly 60 years. His impressive film resume includes performances in Apocalypse Now, Urban Cowboy, The Right Stuff, Silverado, The Hunt for Red October, The Silence of the Lambs, Backdraft, The Virgin Suicides, and The Bourne Ultimatum. This year, Scott will return to HBO to join season 3 of The White Lotus.

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    [07:10] Idaho vs. Los Angeles.

    [13:26] Apocalypse Now, self-confidence soon after.

    [17:26] Burt Lancaster’s movie star lessons.

    [23:06] The birth and death of Wes Hightower.

    [32:22] Catching the attention of James Bridges.

    [35:42] Scarlet fever.

    [37:29] From Marine to police reporter.

    [42:12] Berghof Studios and parental advice.

    [50:44] Converting to Judaism.

    [53:36] Lao Tzu: the ultimate mystic?

    [58:16] Letting go with Killer Joe.

    [1:02:53] “Crazy Whitefella Thinking.”

    [1:08:31] Getting out of the way and Erwan Le Corre.

    [1:11:51] Lessons from the “morally phenomenal” Marlon Brando.

    [1:16:26] How Scott’s childhood bout with scarlet fever informed his life’s course.

    [1:19:05] Daily routines and exercises of an in-shape 85-year-old.

    [1:35:12] Securing a serendipitous skill set.

    [1:42:13] Thailand talk.

    [1:46:18] Increasing surface luck.

    [1:47:04] How Scott met and fell in love with his wife.

    [1:53:04] “Just dance.”

    [1:53:46] Mistakenly calling Rudolf Nureyev Russian.

    [1:55:57] Poetry.

    [2:00:01] What Laurence Olivier knew about the value of tenacity.

    [2:01:41] Parting thoughts.

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    #728: Seth Godin — Coaching Tim on Overcoming Resistance, Lessons from Isaac Asimov, Writing Secrets After 8,500+ Daily Blog Posts, The Dangers of Authenticity, Practices for Consistency, and Much More

    #728: Seth Godin — Coaching Tim on Overcoming Resistance, Lessons from Isaac Asimov, Writing Secrets After 8,500+ Daily Blog Posts, The Dangers of Authenticity, Practices for Consistency, and Much More

    Seth Godin is the author of 21 international bestsellers that have changed the way people think about work. Seth’s books include Tribes, Purple Cow, Linchpin, The Dip, and This Is Marketing. Seth writes one of the most popular marketing blogs in the world, and two of his TED talks are among the most popular of all time. His latest book is The Song of Significance: A New Manifesto for Teams

    Timestamps for this episode are available below.

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    Timestamps:

    [06:14] Writing a provocation rather than a prescription.

    [13:08] Divvying up concepts.

    [16:25] Comprehension over complication.

    [18:58] How Seth fulfills a blog post’s purpose.

    [22:28] Claude AI vs. ChatGPT.

    [23:41] How Seth Godin as a Service (SGaaS) maintains consistency.

    [27:23] Simplification over exaggeration.

    [31:56] Working with Isaac Asimov and getting a Clue.

    [36:53] How Seth moves life’s story forward (even when he loves the current chapter).

    [43:28] Why does Seth write?

    [44:59] Is an ounce of prevention worth a pound of sinecure?

    [45:15] Parting thoughts.

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    #727: In Case You Missed It: February 2024 Recap of "The Tim Ferriss Show"

    #727: In Case You Missed It: February 2024 Recap of "The Tim Ferriss Show"

    This episode is brought to you by 5-Bullet Friday, my very own email newsletter.

    Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where it is my job to deconstruct world-class performers to tease out the routines, habits, et cetera that you can apply to your own life. 

    This is a special inbetweenisode, which serves as a recap of the episodes from last month. It features a short clip from each conversation in one place so you can easily jump around to get a feel for the episode and guest.

    Based on your feedback, this format has been tweaked and improved since the first recap episode. For instance, listeners suggested that the bios for each guest can slow the momentum, so we moved all the bios to the end. 

    See it as a teaser. Something to whet your appetite. If you like what you hear, you can of course find the full episodes at tim.blog/podcast

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    Timestamps:

    Cal Newport: 00:03:17

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    William Ury: 00:15:52

    Soman Chainani: 00:23:38

    Full episode titles:

    Cal Newport — How to Embrace Slow Productivity, Build a Deep Life, Achieve Mastery, and Defend Your Time (#722)

    Claire Hughes Johnson, Building Stripe from 160 to 6,000+ Employees — How to Take Radical Ownership of Your Life and Career (#724)

    Master Negotiator William Ury — Proven Strategies and Amazing Stories from Warren Buffett, Nelson Mandela, Kim Jong Un, Hugo Chávez, and More (#721)

    Life Lessons from Taylor Swift, Conquering Anxiety, Coaching Teens, Career Reinvention, Supposedly Gay Bulls, Your Shadow Side, and More — Soman Chainani (#720)

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