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    • The Influences That Shaped Louis Theroux's Personality and Values.Louis Theroux's upbringing, influenced by open-minded parents and a love for literature, shaped his values of challenging prejudice and embracing creativity.

      Louis Theroux's upbringing and early experiences played a significant role in shaping his personality and values. Raised by parents who were free thinkers and encouraged open-mindedness, Louis was taught to challenge racism, sexism, and easy judgments about other cultures and people. While his parents' influence was mostly positive, there was a slight sense of superiority that sometimes crept in. Growing up in a family that valued books and reading, Louis always felt that being a literary writer was the ultimate achievement. Additionally, his friendship group of creative and funny individuals, like Adam Buxton and Joe Cornish, provided a counterbalance to the more academic aspects of his life.

    • Navigating the Transition from Academic Success to Real LifeAcademic achievement does not guarantee success in life. It is crucial to explore different paths and trust one's intuition to find true fulfillment in career and purpose.

      Louis Theroux experienced anxiety as a child and managed it through academic focus. Despite being labeled as a troublemaker, he excelled academically and saw it as his "load star" for progress in life. However, after leaving university, he felt lost without a clear path as academic success no longer provided a guideline. This highlights the challenge of transitioning from a structured academic environment to the uncertainty of real life. Theroux's experience serves as a reminder that academic achievement is not always a determining factor for success in the broader context of life. It is important to explore different paths and listen to one's intuition to find a fulfilling career or purpose.

    • Coping with anxiety and finding comfort in control and humorIndividuals develop different strategies, such as controlling sources of anxiety and embracing their natural inclinations, to cope with stress and navigate social settings.

      Individuals develop different ways to cope with anxiety and navigate social settings. Louis Theroux shared his early relationship with work, explaining how he used it as a means to distract himself from anxiety. He found comfort in controlling the sources of anxiety, such as homework and school assignments, as they offered straightforward solutions. Louis also acknowledged his worry-prone nature and mentioned that his family life might have contributed to his anxiety. On the other hand, he revealed his rambunctious and disruptive side, which coexisted with his sensitivity. Ultimately, Louis recognized that his inclination towards humor and cheekiness has always been a part of him, and he didn't attempt to dissect its origins. Through this conversation, we understand that individuals develop unique strategies to handle stress and maintain their identities in social settings.

    • The Impact of Early Influences on Work-Life BalancePrioritizing work over personal experiences and relationships can lead to an unhealthy obsession with success and hinder emotional intimacy, emphasizing the importance of finding a healthy work-life balance.

      Both Steven Bartlett and Louis Theroux developed an unhealthy relationship with work at a young age. They attribute this to various factors, including their parents' strong work ethics and the pressure to succeed academically. Both individuals were influenced by the achievements of their parents, who overcame challenging circumstances to achieve success. However, they also express a sense of self-doubt and feeling of not being as brilliant or impressive as others in their lives. This led them to work harder and prioritize their studies or careers over personal experiences and relationships. Both Steven and Louis discuss their difficulties with emotional intimacy and an aversion to expressing affection, which may have further contributed to their fixation on work. Ultimately, the key takeaway is that finding a healthy balance between work and other aspects of life is crucial for overall well-being and happiness.

    • The Power of Love and Approval in Shaping RelationshipsA foundation of love and unconditional approval from parents can create a positive and healthy relationship, shaping one's perspective on life and relationships.

      The speaker had a strong foundation of love and approval from their parents. They felt lucky that their parents worked hard and always showed their love, never questioning it. The speaker never felt the need to seek their parents' approval or constantly prove themselves. Emotional expression was also important in their family, with humor being a significant way of communication. Teasing and not taking oneself too seriously were valued. Although there were moments of conflict and mixed messages, the key takeaway is that the foundation of love and unconditional approval created a positive and healthy relationship between the speaker and their parents. Reflecting back, the speaker recognizes the importance of this foundation in shaping their perspective on life and relationships.

    • Balancing Independence and Emotional Connections in LifeIndependence is empowering, but emotional connections and presence in relationships are essential for a fulfilling life.

      Independence and autonomy can be both positive and negative aspects of one's life. Louis Theroux discusses how his parents' work-focused and complicated relationship led to him and his brother feeling like a side effect. However, he also acknowledges the upside of this situation, which was the opportunity to grow and become his own person. Steven Bartlett adds that such experiences can create both brilliance and a dark side within individuals. Louis Theroux then reflects on his struggle with intimacy and emotional connection, stating that his work allows him to be intimate without consequences but hinders his ability to form deep friendships. He recognizes that being present and attentive in friendships is a vital aspect of life that he needs to work on. Ultimately, the key takeaway is that while independence can be empowering, it is crucial to maintain emotional connections and be present in relationships.

    • The Struggle with SocializingBoth Louis Theroux and Steven Bartlett experience anxiety and discomfort in social situations, but recognize the importance of challenging themselves to grow personally.

      Both Louis Theroux and Steven Bartlett struggle with socializing and prefer solitude over social interactions. Louis Theroux expresses his anxiety and discomfort in high-profile events, even when there is no logical reason for it. He admits to feeling anxious and stressed about talking to people in such settings. However, he recognizes the importance of challenging himself and stepping out of his comfort zone. Steven Bartlett also relates to this preference for isolation and admits that socializing doesn't come naturally to him. While both individuals acknowledge the cost of their inclination towards solitude, they also highlight the value of pushing themselves to engage in social situations for personal growth.

    • Overcoming Doubts and Seeking Validation in Pursuit of ConnectionLouis Theroux overcame anxiety and self-doubt to find fulfillment in connecting with people through television, ultimately seeking validation and approval for his work.

      Louis Theroux initially felt anxious and unsure about pursuing a career in public speaking or television due to the pressure of living up to his famous father's legacy as a writer. However, he found solace in the democratic nature of television and saw it as a means to connect with people. Despite being introverted, Theroux recognized that his best way of connecting with others was through face-to-face interactions. He admitted that while he aimed to do good work, his ultimate motivation was to receive approval and validation from others, which gave him a sense of worthiness and satisfaction. Theroux's current series, "Louis Theroux Interviews," is an example of his fulfillment in receiving positive feedback and validation for his work.

    • The Importance of Validation and Honest Feedback in the Media IndustryValidation and recognition are valued by individuals, as even successful people like Louis Theroux care about how their work is perceived. Honest feedback positively impacts one's perception of their work and highlights generational differences in media consumption.

      Validation and recognition are important for individuals, even for someone like Louis Theroux who is successful in his field. Despite his confidence in his work, Theroux admits that he still cares about how people perceive his shows. This desire for approval is relatable and not uncommon among people. Additionally, the conversation highlights the importance of honest feedback and how it can positively impact one's perception of their work. The fact that Theroux's team genuinely enjoyed his new series gave him a sense of validation. It also emphasizes the generational divide in terms of media consumption, with younger audiences gravitating towards platforms like TikTok and Instagram rather than traditional television.

    • Unconventional Paths to Success in the Media IndustrySuccess in the media industry goes beyond academic achievements. Creative thinking, work ethic, risk-taking, and embracing unique qualities are essential to breaking away from traditional formats and achieving inspiring work.

      Success in the media industry does not solely rely on academic achievements. Louis Theroux and Steven Bartlett discuss how unconventional paths and personal qualities also contribute to success. They emphasize the importance of creative thinking, work ethic, and being open to taking risks. Both Theroux and Bartlett recognize that breaking away from traditional formats and approaches can lead to original and inspiring work. They highlight the significance of balancing discipline and free-spiritedness in order to achieve success in the media industry. This conversation challenges the notion that academic excellence is the only path to success and encourages individuals to embrace their unique qualities and pursue unconventional routes to achieve their goals.

    • Rejecting Conformity for Personal Growth and FulfillmentEmbrace individuality, explore hidden impulses, and stay true to yourself for a fulfilling and authentic life, rather than succumbing to societal pressures or materialistic desires.

      Conformity may have its place in succeeding academically, but it may not be as effective in succeeding in life. Breaking away from societal norms and embracing individuality can lead to personal growth and fulfillment. It is important to acknowledge and explore our hidden impulses and desires, even the ones that society deems taboo. The speaker values the unconventional and seeks out connections with people who express their darkest and weirdest impulses. They emphasize the importance of staying true to oneself and not succumbing to materialistic desires or societal pressures. This conversation highlights the idea that success should not be defined by flashy displays of wealth, but by staying authentic and true to one's values.

    • Embracing Risks and Challenging Comfort ZonesBy stepping out of our comfort zones and taking risks, we can unlock new levels of creativity, fun, and adventure, ultimately leading to personal growth, happiness, and success.

      Taking risks and challenging oneself can lead to more creativity, fun, and adventure. Louis Theroux discusses how he initially resisted starting his own company and embraced his comfort zone, but eventually realized the missed opportunities and the need to challenge himself. He reflects on the importance of breaking free from conventional habits and exploring new possibilities. This conversation highlights the significance of stepping into the unknown and pursuing unfamiliar paths in order to discover a world that is more lucrative and fulfilling. It emphasizes the importance of personal growth and the potential for greater happiness and success that comes with taking risks.

    • Embracing Fear for Personal GrowthFear and discomfort can be catalysts for personal growth and achievement. Recognizing opportunities and pushing ourselves out of our comfort zones can lead to great things.

      Fear and discomfort can often lead to real achievement. Louis Theroux reflects on his own experiences, recounting how he felt inadequate and unsure of his abilities when given the opportunity to become a presenter on a network TV show. Despite his self-doubt, he recognized it as a huge opportunity and pushed himself to step out of his comfort zone. This pattern of feeling anxious yet driven by a commitment to show up and not let others down is consistent in his life, whether it's starting his own company or accepting various speaking engagements. Additionally, Theroux emphasizes the importance of being aware of our conditioning and recognizing that it can shape our behaviors, whether positively or negatively.

    • Louis Theroux's self-discovery journey and recognition of his unique qualities in his career.Embrace and value your own strengths, as others may see something in you that you may not have noticed, leading to greater opportunities and success.

      Louis Theroux has come to appreciate his own value and what he brings to his work. He acknowledges that others, such as Michael Moore, Nancy, and the people at the BBC, saw something in him that he may not have seen in himself at the time. With hindsight, he recognizes that he has unique qualities to offer, including intelligence, humor, and a touch of awkwardness that resonates with audiences. He believes that part of his appeal is his lack of desperation or overly strong desire for success, which allows him to approach his work with authenticity. While luck also plays a role, Theroux acknowledges that his success is a result of a combination of these qualities and opportunities. Overall, he has learned to value and embrace his own strengths.

    • Prioritizing Simple Pleasures for Genuine ContentmentTrue happiness lies in appreciating the simple moments of everyday life and finding fulfillment in intrinsic sources rather than materialistic achievements.

      Finding happiness in the simple things and prioritizing intrinsic fulfillment over materialistic achievements can be a source of genuine contentment. Louis Theroux reflects on his own experiences, admitting that he often struggles to fully appreciate good news and seeks pleasure in small, everyday activities like spending time with his family, watching a favorite TV program, or listening to a radio show while cooking. Despite societal expectations of grand accomplishments and material success, Theroux suggests that true happiness lies in these ordinary moments. Steven Bartlett acknowledges Theroux's perspective, suggesting that perhaps it is Theroux who is actually normal, allowing us to reconsider our own pursuits of happiness and what truly brings us fulfillment.

    • Embracing curiosity and understanding for meaningful connectionsTo connect with others, it is important to approach conversations with genuine curiosity, avoiding judgment and criticism, and instead seeking to understand their perspectives. This applies both professionally and personally.

      Connecting with people requires genuine curiosity and a desire to understand their perspectives. Louis Theroux emphasizes the importance of getting out of our own way and avoiding berating or confrontational approaches. By seeking to understand rather than judge or criticize, we can build bridges and establish meaningful connections with others. This approach applies not only in professional settings like interviews but also in personal relationships. Steven Bartlett shares his own experience of avoiding berating a political interviewee, acknowledging that this would have hindered the possibility of open communication. Ultimately, the key to effective connection lies in embracing curiosity, empathy, and a willingness to explore the complexities of human thoughts and behaviors.

    • Creating a Safe and Understanding SpaceApproach interviews and relationships with humility, shared inquiry, authenticity, and sincerity for effective communication and to enhance personal and professional relationships.

      Creating a safe and understanding space allows for open and honest communication. Louis Theroux emphasizes the importance of approaching interviews with humility and shared inquiry, rather than trying to overpower or deceive his subjects. This approach not only helps him in his work, but also has the potential to enhance personal relationships. However, Louis acknowledges that he can improve in applying these skills within his own marriage, despite considering it a happy one. The conversation also highlights the significance of authenticity and sincerity in relationships, as expressed through Louis's reflection on his former wife's and Jimmy Saville's critiques. Overall, fostering an environment of trust and genuineness is vital for effective communication in both professional and personal contexts.

    • Self-awareness and genuine connections: The key to navigating life with integrity and empathy.Both Louis Theroux and Steven Bartlett emphasize the importance of self-awareness and maintaining genuine connections, highlighting the need to critically examine our actions and motivations to navigate life with integrity and empathy.

      Both Louis Theroux and Steven Bartlett highlight the importance of self-awareness and maintaining genuine connections. Louis discusses the role of humor in his journalism, often using satire to expose hypocrisy. While some may criticize his approach, he believes it serves a purpose in shedding light on underlying truths. On the other hand, Steven reflects on his personal life and acknowledges that his pursuit of professional success had unintended consequences for his relationships. Both individuals demonstrate the need to critically examine our actions and motivations, as well as consider the impact on those closest to us. Being self-aware allows us to navigate the complexities of life with integrity and empathy.

    • Prioritizing Relationships and Work: Finding a BalanceSteven Bartlett and Louis Theroux emphasize the importance of making adjustments and compromise to prioritize relationships and maintain a healthy work-life balance.

      Individuals sometimes struggle with prioritizing their relationships over their work commitments. Both Steven Bartlett and Louis Theroux discuss how they initially viewed their relationships as a support system for their careers. However, as they grew older and had children, they realized the importance of making adjustments and compromising to ensure a healthy work-life balance. Both individuals admit to being inflexible at first, but with time, they understood the need to change their mindset. They acknowledge the significance of quality time in a relationship and how it should be given equal priority to work. This conversation highlights the importance of recognizing the needs of one's partner and making necessary adjustments to maintain a healthy relationship.

    • The Benefits of Family Involvement and Prioritizing Mental Health in Achieving Professional SuccessPrioritizing family and mental health can positively impact professional success, and finding the right balance is crucial for achieving a well-rounded and fulfilling life.

      Conforming to expectations of family involvement can actually be beneficial and serve as a creative boon. Both Steven Bartlett and Louis Theroux discuss how prioritizing their families and being present in their children's lives has positively impacted their professional success. They emphasize the importance of finding the right person, relationship, and life stage to be able to bend and make changes that align with their personal goals. Additionally, they touch upon the topic of mental health, highlighting the significance of recognizing and managing anxiety and other emotions. They stress the need for everyone to strive towards being their best selves and to continually monitor their mental well-being. Overall, the conversation emphasizes the interconnectedness of personal and professional fulfillment, and the role that family and mental health play in achieving a well-rounded life.

    • Holistic Mental Health and Open-mindedness: A Balanced ApproachSupport networks, social interactions, and alternative therapies are essential for holistic mental health. Industrial acceptance and regulation of hallucinogens could offer potential benefits.

      Mental health should be viewed as a holistic condition. It is important to have a support network in place, regular social interactions, exposure to activities outside of work, and endorsement and approval in the workplace. These factors should all align to support one's mental health. Additionally, it is crucial to surround oneself with people who do not undermine but instead provide support and guidance. On the topic of hallucinogens, if one has solid mental health and is of legal age, exploring avenues such as mushroom oil could potentially have positive effects. There should be a leveling out of societal acceptance between alcohol and substances like marijuana and mushrooms. Legalization and regulation could offer benefits, similar to what is seen in places like California. Overall, this conversation highlights the importance of holistic mental health and open-mindedness towards alternative therapies.

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    500,000 men are dying by suicide, and 6% of men are unemployed, is masculinity in crisis? And what is the cure?  Richard Reeves is a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and President of the American Institute for Boys and Men, an organisation that researches and addresses issues affecting men. He is also the author of the book, ‘Of Boys and Men’.  In this conversation, Richard and Steven discuss topics such as, the rising rates of male suicide rates, the health benefits of marriage for men, the toxic impact of Andrew Tate, and the relationship crisis among men.  0:00 (Intro) (01:24) Why Dedicating Your Career To Men's Issues (03:54) What's Your Background? (06:06) The Crazy Stats That Made You Research This Topic (08:07) We're Going Through A Cultural Revolution (12:32) We Need A New Way To Approach This (17:12) Are Men And Women Differently? (21:07) Men Take More Risks (26:17) Unconscious Behaviours Of Men (34:11) Suicide Is The Biggest Killer Of Men (38:44) Why Is This Suicide Increasing? (42:47) Why Do Humans Feel Like They Need To Be Needed? (46:59) Why Men Feel Less Needed (49:43) Does Retirement Kill You? (54:43) We're Losing Connection In Our Modern Society (57:42) The Dating Environment Has Changed (01:05:23) Are Dating Apps Being Unfavourable To Men? (01:09:41) Is Marriage In Decline? (01:12:51) Births Are Increasing Outside Of Marriage (01:13:56) Is Marriage Better For Women Or Men? (01:15:59) Enforced Monogamy (01:17:55) Why Andrew Tate Converted To Islam (01:20:47) Women Economic Power (01:22:56) What Do You Think About The Word Toxic Masculinity (01:27:08) There Is A Friendship Male Recession (01:31:38) Men Shed's Movement (01:33:48) My Experience With Couples Therapy (01:36:30) The Hard Times Of Going Through Couples Therapy (01:40:25) How Masculinity Can Be Expressed (01:47:42) What Advice You'd Give Your Children (01:53:58) Using Our Voices To Make Men Be Heard (02:01:22) The Last Guest Question You can buy Richard’s book, ‘Of Boys And Men’, here: https://g2ul0.app.link/BGBtdbitXKb  Follow Richard:  Instagram - https://g2ul0.app.link/8swNmRotXKb  Twitter - https://g2ul0.app.link/9iup1brtXKb  Watch the episodes on Youtube - https://g2ul0.app.link/DOACEpisodes  My new book! 'The 33 Laws Of Business & Life' is out now - https://g2ul0.app.link/DOACBook  Follow me: https://g2ul0.app.link/gnGqL4IsKKb  Sponsors: Linkedin Jobs: https://www.linkedin.com/doac Colgate - https://www.colgate.com/en-gb/colgate-total Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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    The Sleep Scientist (NEW RESEARCH): Sleeping Patterns Can Predict Future Diseases! Sleep Deprivation Is A Silent Killer! The Painful Trick To Fix Poor Sleep - Dr Guy Leschinzer

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    Sleep walking, night terrors and even sleep murders, the mysteries of the sleeping brain revealed Professor Guy Leschinzer is a world-renowned expert in Neurology and Sleep Medicine at Guy’s Hospital London. He is also the author of books such as, ‘The Nocturnal Brain’, ‘The Man Who Tasted Words’, and most recently, ‘Seven Deadly Sins’.  In this conversation, Guy and Steven discuss topics such as, how sleep can strip belly fat, the one sleep disorder affecting up to 80% of people, the number one fix for insomnia, and the truth about sleep walking and other night time activities. 00:00 Intro 02:06 Dr. Guy's Fascination With Neurological Conditions 04:15 What Is Dr. Guy's Background 06:26 What Is A Sleep Disorder Centre? 08:01 Why Dr. Guy Chose To Study Sleep 09:19 Is Sleep Important? 11:24 Why We Need Sleep For Good Health 12:59 A Large Percent Of The Population Has Insomnia 17:05 What Is Narcolepsy 18:03 What's Causing So Many Sleep Problems? 21:06 What's The Perfect Sleeping Habit? 24:36 Sleep Quantity Variance Per Person 28:27 The Link Between Sleep And Weight Gain 31:44 Circadian Rhythms Explained 36:17 Blue Lights 39:34 The Main Reasons People Are Struggling With Their Sleep 44:35 Sleep Myths 46:15 Chronotypes 47:55 Where To Start Fixing Sleep Problems 51:25 The Rise Of Sleep Trackers 58:28 What Is The Glymphatic System? 01:01:50 The Link Between Sleep Deprivation And Alzheimer's 01:02:54 Medicating To Help Sleep 01:04:38 Side Effects Of Melatonin 01:06:05 Non-Medical Alternatives To Help Sleep 01:14:38 Surgery To Fix Sleeping Issues 01:17:49 What Would Brain Scans Reveal About Sleep Deprivation 01:19:40 Sleep Deprivation Affects Your Mood 01:21:11 Can Parts Of Our Brain Be Asleep? 01:22:47 Dreaming 01:25:08 Nightmares Explained 01:25:54 Why Do We Remember Some Dreams And Not Others? 01:28:12 Most Upsetting Sleep Disorder Dr. Guy Has Seen 01:31:42 The Sleepwalking Murderer 01:33:51 There Is Help For Insomnia 01:35:18 The Different Types Of Insomnia 01:36:42 The Man Who Tasted Words 01:39:33 Autism And Synesthesia 01:42:22 Are We Guilty Of Crimes If We Are Mentally Ill? 01:45:01 Interventions To Help The Criminally Mentally Ill 01:46:40 Crazy Stories Resulting From A Brain Disorder 01:52:47 How Meeting People With Brain Disorders Has Changed Dr. Guy 01:54:22 Guest's Last Question   You can purchase Guy’s books, here: ‘Seven Deadly Sins’ - https://g2ul0.app.link/aoUzRBkJNKb  ‘The Nocturnal Brain’ - https://g2ul0.app.link/iLrSJxzKNKb ‘The Secret World of Sleep’ - https://g2ul0.app.link/W8nPXVCKNKb  Follow Guy: Instagram - https://g2ul0.app.link/CCqOwVnJNKb  Twitter - https://g2ul0.app.link/YC1itGqJNKb  You can learn more about the study on light exposure patterns, here: https://g2ul0.app.link/2SQaT1KKNKb  Watch the episodes on Youtube - https://g2ul0.app.link/DOACEpisodes  My new book! 'The 33 Laws Of Business & Life' is out now - https://g2ul0.app.link/DOACBook  Follow me: https://g2ul0.app.link/gnGqL4IsKKb  Sponsors: NordVPN: https://nordvpn.com/doac - give you 4 extra months on the 2-year plan. There's no risk with Nord’s 30 day money-back guarantee!' Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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