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    Peter Attia ON: Scientific Ways to Slow Down Aging & How Your Emotional Health is Impacting your Physical Health

    enAugust 07, 2023

    Podcast Summary

    • The Importance of Looking Beyond Outward Appearances and Habits in Assessing HealthEven seemingly healthy individuals can have underlying health issues, emphasizing the need for regular evaluations and proactive lifestyle changes to maintain overall well-being.

      Our health is not always determined by our outward appearances or habits. Even for individuals who seem healthy and maintain healthy habits, there may be underlying health issues that can impact their well-being. This realization can be alarming and signify the need for a change in lifestyle or seeking proper medical help and support. In the case of Peter Attia, a generally healthy individual with a background in athletics, he discovered that he was insulin resistant and overweight, putting him at risk for type 2 diabetes and heart disease. This realization, combined with his family history, prompted him to reevaluate his health and make necessary changes. It serves as a reminder that our health is a continuous journey that requires attention and proactive measures.

    • The Importance of Fear and Early Health InvestmentFear can serve as a powerful motivator to prioritize health, and it is crucial to start investing in our health early to lead a fulfilling and healthy life.

      Fear can be a powerful motivator for taking control of our health. Peter Attia's fear of not being able to enjoy time with his future grandkids became a driving force for him to prioritize his health. Similarly, Jay Shetty shares his own experience of health challenges that altered his life perspective. The conversation highlights that it is never too soon to start investing in our health, as certain aspects of aging, like damage to arteries, begin from birth. On the other hand, cognitive capacity improves until reaching a peak in the third decade of life. This conversation emphasizes the importance of consciously investing in our health and starting prevention measures early to lead a healthier and fulfilling life.

    • The Importance of Family History and Genetics in Assessing Health RisksUnderstanding our family history and genetics allows us to make informed decisions about our health, empowering us to take proactive steps towards better long-term health outcomes.

      Understanding our own family history and genetics is crucial for assessing our risk factors and making informed decisions about our health. By gathering detailed information about our parents, grandparents, and other family members, we can uncover important insights about our potential vulnerabilities and susceptibilities to various diseases and conditions. Genetic testing alone is not sufficient in providing a comprehensive understanding of our health risks. It is through a combination of genetic information and a thorough examination of family history that we can gain a clearer picture of our individual health trajectory. This knowledge can then empower us to take proactive steps to slow down the rate of decline and make positive changes in our lifestyle and habits to promote better long-term health outcomes.

    • The Role of Genetics and Environment in Health RiskUnderstanding the complexities of gene-environment interactions and gaining comprehensive family history can help individuals make informed decisions about their health.

      Most genes are not deterministic and require environmental triggers. Many conditions, such as cancer, heart disease, and dementia, are polygenic and not solely related to a single gene. Understanding family history and genetic susceptibility is crucial in determining health risks. Gathering complete and comprehensive family history can be challenging, especially if some family members are deceased. It is important to prompt parents with the right questions to gain valuable information. Strategies like the program Early, which focuses on genetic history, can help individuals start their health journeys. Full body scans and routine check-ups play a role in maintaining health, but the frequency and type of checks depend on individual circumstances.

    • Importance of Sensitivity and Specificity in Screening TestsBeing aware of the limitations of screening tests, like MRI, CT, and PET scans, can help patients understand the likelihood of false positives and the need for comprehensive testing for accurate results.

      When it comes to screening tests, sensitivity and specificity are important parameters to consider. An MRI is a sensitive screening test, meaning it is likely to detect a condition if it is present. However, it does have blind spots, such as small calcified breast cancers, which can be missed. Additionally, the specificity of whole body scanners, like CT and PET scans, is low, resulting in a higher number of false positives. It is important for patients to be aware of these limitations before undergoing these tests to avoid unnecessary stress and further investigations. A comprehensive approach that combines multiple screening tests, each with their own strengths and weaknesses, is recommended to cover all bases and minimize false positives.

    • Navigating the complexities of nutrition and healthConsider the importance of protein intake and be mindful of overnutrition to promote overall well-being.

      When it comes to nutrition and health, there is surprisingly little that is known for certain. Many popular trends and diets are based on limited scientific evidence, and it is important to be cautious of social media fads and misinformation. The challenges of conducting studies on nutrition in humans makes it difficult to draw definitive conclusions. However, there are a few key principles that can be considered. Protein is a vital macronutrient, especially for individuals over 50 who may experience anabolic resistance and loss of muscle mass. Overnutrition, or consuming too much food, is a common problem that can lead to poor health outcomes. Strategies such as calorie restriction, dietary restriction, and fasting can help address overnutrition and promote overall well-being.

    • The Impact of Portion Sizes and Cultural Shifts on Eating Behaviors and HealthPay attention to portion sizes, cultural influences, and individual dietary practices to make healthier choices and consider the potential benefits of supplements like ag for optimal health and muscle growth.

      Our environment and cultural shifts greatly influence our consumption habits. Peter Attia and Jay Shetty discuss how the design of plates, cups, and portion sizes in different countries impact our eating behaviors. They highlight the difference between larger portion sizes in the United States and smaller portions in Europe, emphasizing how portion size affects our perception of normality. Furthermore, they discuss the importance of individual dietary practices, such as CR (caloric restriction), DR (dietary restriction), and TR (time restriction), in maintaining optimal health and muscle growth. The conversation also touches on the use of supplements, with Peter Attia recommending a supplement called ag as a way to ensure sufficient vegetable intake. Overall, the key takeaway is to be mindful of our environment, portion sizes, and individual dietary needs to make healthier choices and consider the potential benefits of certain supplements.

    • Managing Glucose Levels for HealthLowering blood glucose levels can benefit everyone, regardless of diabetes diagnosis, reducing the risk of heart disease, kidney disease, and strokes. Mindful glucose regulation is essential for overall well-being.

      Being mindful of blood glucose levels is important for overall health. Peter Attia emphasizes the significance of managing glucose levels by discussing his own strategies, such as consuming vegetable-focused supplements and taking a glucose control probiotic. He explains that even individuals without diabetes can benefit from lower blood glucose levels as it reduces the risk of various health issues, including heart disease, kidney disease, and strokes. Attia also highlights the delicate balance of glucose regulation in the body and how disruptions, such as sleep interruptions, can impact glucose levels. Therefore, it is crucial to be aware of our glucose consumption and align it with our capacity to dispose of glucose.

    • Taking care of your health through proper nutritionUnderstanding your glucose tolerance level and supplementing important vitamins and minerals, such as B vitamins, Vitamin D, magnesium, and fish oil, can support your overall health and well-being.

      Understanding your glucose tolerance level is essential and it depends on various factors such as insulin sensitivity, muscle mass, activity levels, sleep, and stress. It is crucial to take care of our health by supplementing important vitamins and minerals. B vitamins, especially methylated B vitamins, and Vitamin D are vital for our well-being. Many people may have insufficient levels of Vitamin D, and it is better to err on the side of caution and supplement if natural sunlight exposure is not enough. Magnesium, in both slow absorbing and fast absorbing forms, is beneficial for bowel regularity and overall health. Additionally, fish oil, rich in EPA and DHA, is highly recommended for heart and brain health. It is important to prioritize our health and take necessary precautions to support our lifestyle.

    • The Importance of Regenerative Agriculture for Improved Health and EnvironmentAdopting regenerative agriculture practices can lead to healthier soil, more nutrient-dense plants and animals, improved human nutrition, and the potential to mitigate climate change by reducing CO2 levels.

      There is a need for more awareness and focus on regenerative agriculture. Peter Attia emphasizes that our food today is less nutrient-dense compared to the past due to the deterioration of soil health. This is a result of practices such as excessive tillage, the use of fertilizers, and less crop rotation. As a result, the plants themselves are less healthy, leading to lower nutrient density. This also affects the health and nutrient density of meat consumed by omnivores. However, by adopting regenerative agriculture, the carbon stored in the soil can be increased, leading to healthier soil and more nutrient-dense plants and animals. This approach not only improves human nutrition but also has the potential to mitigate climate change by reducing atmospheric CO2 levels. Greater awareness and movement towards regenerative agriculture are essential for improving both our health and the environment.

    • The Complexity of Soil and the Challenges of Lab-Produced AlternativesLab-produced alternatives cannot replicate the biodiversity and effectiveness of natural soil, making it challenging to recreate the nutritional value and quality of regenerative agriculture. Promoting and supporting regenerative farms can benefit both farmers and the environment.

      The complexity of soil plays a crucial role in the quality and nutrient density of vegetables and meats. Lab-produced alternatives cannot replicate the biodiversity and effectiveness of natural soil. The human gut biome, which is already difficult to understand and replicate, is comparatively simpler than soil. Therefore, it is challenging for us to artificially recreate what nature has fine-tuned over billions of years. Even if lab-produced meats and vegetables are possible, they will lack the same nutritional value and quality as those grown through regenerative agriculture. Scaling regenerative agriculture globally is a significant challenge due to the need for a different infrastructure and a shift away from conventional farming practices. However, promoting and supporting regenerative farms can benefit both farmers and the environment.

    • The Benefits of Small Farming and GardeningGrowing your own vegetables at home can provide fresh and better-tasting produce, but it requires time, effort, and proper care. Additionally, addressing physical and emotional well-being is essential for overall health.

      Creating small farms and growing our own vegetables at home can be a wonderful way to have fresh and better-tasting produce. However, it requires time, effort, and proper care for the soil. While it may not be able to fully sustain our dietary needs, it can still make a positive impact. It is important to be smart about gardening and protect our crops from animals and pests. Furthermore, this conversation highlights the connection between physical and emotional health. Sometimes, our emotional challenges can be rooted in physical factors like vitamin deficiencies or poor sleeping environments. It is crucial to prioritize both our physical and emotional well-being and address any underlying biological or chemical imbalances.

    • The Impact of Physical Health on Emotional Well-beingPrioritizing physical health is crucial for optimizing emotional well-being. Addressing emotional health separately from mental health is equally important, as it encompasses various elements of fulfillment and happiness.

      There is a strong connection between emotional health and physical health. Peter Attia emphasizes that physical issues such as lack of rest, pain, and low Vitamin D levels can exacerbate vulnerabilities on the emotional side. He argues that individuals who have their physical health in order will have a different response to emotional distress compared to those who have physical issues. It is important to prioritize physical health to optimize emotional well-being. However, Attia also highlights the significance of addressing emotional health separately from mental health. Emotional health encompasses relationships, purpose, fulfillment, happiness, joy, and spontaneity. Attia shares his personal experience of realizing the importance of emotional health after nearly losing everything and the wake-up call of being confronted with his selfish and negative coping mechanisms.

    • Embracing discomfort for personal growth.Experiencing enough pain and discomfort can serve as a catalyst for self-discovery, healing, and growth, leading to more fulfilling lives. Patience and communication are vital along this journey.

      Addressing the root cause of our problems often requires experiencing enough discomfort and pain in the present. We tend to avoid uncovering painful things unless the pain we're currently facing becomes greater than the pain we might encounter by confronting our past. Just like going to the dentist, until we truly understand the misery caused by neglecting our dental health, we won't make the effort to take care of our teeth. Similarly, until we experience enough discomfort in our lives, we may not be motivated to explore our past and embark on the journey of self-discovery and growth. Pain and loss can serve as catalysts to push us towards addressing our traumas and maladaptive behaviors. In doing so, we can shed harmful adaptations and nurture the good parts to live more fulfilling and meaningful lives. Additionally, it's important to be patient and communicate with the people around us as we navigate our personal journeys of healing and growth, especially when we have prior commitments and responsibilities.

    • Recognizing the Value of Support and LoyaltyGratitude towards those who support us is important, even if we can't always repay the favor. By maintaining humility and self-awareness, we can work towards self-improvement and overcome our flaws.

      We should never take for granted the people who stand by us during our struggles. It's important to recognize and appreciate those who support us, whether it's our spouse, family, or colleagues. Sometimes, we may not have the capacity to help them in return, but their loyalty and presence are invaluable. We should strive for a balance between self-reliance and gratitude towards those who stick by our side. Remembering our past mistakes and maintaining humility can help us keep our inner demons in check. It's a constant process of self-awareness and self-improvement. We are not defined by our flaws, but rather by our ability to acknowledge and control them.

    • Embracing Joy and Spontaneity for Emotional WellbeingFind happiness by appreciating the simple pleasures in life, letting go of rigidity, and embracing spontaneity. True joy comes from experiencing unexpected moments and finding balance.

      Finding joy and spontaneity in life is essential for emotional wellbeing. In today's society, we are constantly exposed to instant gratification and overexposure to pleasure, which makes it difficult for people to experience true joy and spontaneity. Many individuals struggle with the idea of what to look forward to or feeling unsatisfied even when they achieve their goals. The solution lies in finding a balance and appreciating the simple pleasures in life, such as spending time with family and embracing spontaneity. It's important to let go of rigidity and the need for control in order to experience the beauty of unexpected moments and find true happiness.

    • Embracing the Simple and Meaningful Moments in LifeFinding joy in small things and valuing intimate connections with loved ones brings more fulfillment and happiness than material possessions. Cherish the present moment and maintain a balance between personal goals and relationships.

      Finding joy in the simple things and valuing intimate connections with friends and family is more important than material possessions. Peter Attia emphasizes that experiencing moments of spontaneity and being present in the small things can lead to a fuller and more meaningful life. Jay Shetty agrees, stating that being present in the present moment allows for a greater appreciation of both the small and big experiences in life. They both highlight the significance of balancing commitments to loved ones while also pursuing personal habits and disciplines. Ultimately, this conversation reminds us to cherish the moments and connections right in front of us, as they bring more joy than material possessions ever could.

    • Creating Balance and Prioritizing Self-CareEstablishing a structured routine and prioritizing self-care through rest, healthy habits, and open communication are crucial for maintaining a healthy work-life balance and overall well-being.

      Establishing a structured routine is essential in maintaining a healthy work-life balance and overall well-being. Peter Attia emphasizes the importance of prioritizing self-care, which includes rest, healthy eating, exercise, and activities for mental health. He dedicates specific times for work, family, hobbies, and personal time, ensuring that each aspect of his life receives the attention it deserves. Furthermore, he highlights the significance of open communication with his spouse, acknowledging that both partners should have opportunities for self-care and personal fulfillment. In relationships, it is crucial to regularly reassess roles and responsibilities, ensuring that individuals feel heard and valued. By creating a balanced schedule and fostering open dialogue, individuals and couples can better maintain their physical and emotional well-being.

    • Understanding and Addressing Cancer: Personal Experiences, Prevention, and Treatment StrategiesCancer is a devastating experience that affects many people. Preventive measures such as discussing prevention, early detection, and treatment strategies are crucial in combating this disease.

      Cancer is a common and painful experience for many people. Jay Shetty shares his personal experiences of losing multiple loved ones to cancer, highlighting the emotional impact it can have. Peter Attia emphasizes the importance of discussing cancer prevention, early detection, and treatment strategies. While there is still much to be discovered about the causes of cancer, two known drivers are smoking and poor metabolic health, which includes insulin resistance and inflammation. Additionally, certain types of exposures to toxins may contribute to cancer, although they do not account for the majority of cases. Overall, understanding and addressing cancer requires continued research and awareness of preventive measures.

    • Taking proactive measures for cancer screening and exploring new strategies can improve early detection rates.Early cancer detection can be improved by starting screening earlier than recommended, using various tests, and staying informed about advancements in immunotherapy. Effective solutions are still needed for major cancers, and managing stress is crucial.

      Being proactive in cancer screening and exploring new strategies can significantly improve the chances of finding cancer earlier. While there may be risks associated with aggressive screening, the overall benefit for most individuals is positive. Peter Attia recommends starting screening earlier than the standard recommendations, using various tests such as colonoscopies, MRIs, and liquid biopsies. Additionally, advancements in the field of immunology, particularly immunotherapy, provide hope for treating different types of cancer in the future. However, it is crucial to remember that the major cancers causing the majority of deaths, including lung, colon, breast, prostate, and pancreatic cancer, still require effective solutions. Managing the stress associated with health maintenance is important, and guidance is needed to help people navigate through it without feeling overwhelmed.

    • Personalized Approach to Stress Management and Health ImprovementUnderstand your own needs, identify underlying issues, start with small wins, be open to change, and prioritize self-care to achieve better physical and emotional health.

      Individuals should focus on understanding themselves and their unique needs when it comes to managing stress and improving their health. Peter Attia emphasizes the importance of identifying the underlying issues causing self-destructive behaviors and finding ways to care for oneself. He highlights the significance of starting with small wins and not overwhelming oneself with trying to fix everything at once. By choosing one aspect to work on and gradually building confidence in that area, individuals can make meaningful progress. It is also crucial to be open to change and adapt if something is not working. Ultimately, the key is to personalize the approach and prioritize self-care in order to achieve better physical and emotional health.

    • Exercise daily and avoid cleanses. Unlearn perfectionism and prioritize heavy strength training for postmenopausal women. Spend time in nature for peace and disconnection.Prioritize exercise, avoid cleanses, unlearn perfectionism, lift heavy weights, and spend time in nature for better health and personal growth.

      The best health advice is to exercise every day, while the worst health advice is to do a cleanse. Cleanses can have negative effects on the body, leading to dehydration and liver function issues. Another important point is the need to unlearn perfectionism, as it can be detrimental to personal growth. Additionally, the conversation highlights the importance of heavy strength training for postmenopausal women to prevent osteoporosis and osteopenia. Contrary to cultural belief, women should lift heavy weights to strengthen their bones. Lastly, the conversation emphasizes the significance of spending at least an hour a day in nature without electronics, promoting a sense of peace and disconnection from distractions.

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    • 55:45 Senada on Final Five

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    Rob Dial: How to Break the Cycle of Procrastination & 3 Ways to Change Your Repeated Thoughts

    Rob Dial: How to Break the Cycle of Procrastination & 3 Ways to Change Your Repeated Thoughts

    Why do we always put things off until the last minute?

    How can we stop the habit of procrastinating?

    Today, let's welcome Rob Dial, host of the Mindset Mentor Podcast and author of "Level Up." Jay and Rob reminisce about their seven-year friendship, sharing how their mutual interests in mindset and Eastern spirituality brought them together. 

    The conversation delves into the role of fear in holding people back, with Rob distinguishing between primal fears (like pain and death) and intellectual fears (like failure and rejection). He offers strategies to overcome these fears by focusing on positive outcomes instead of negative possibilities. They also explore the topic of procrastination, with Rob emphasizing the importance of having a strong "why" to drive motivation and action. 

    Rob reflects on his spiritual journey and how silence and introspection have helped him find peace and purpose. He also shares the key lesson he has learned: what we seek externally is often something we need to find within ourselves.

    In this interview, you'll learn:

    How to overcome fear

    How to connect with your 'WHY'

    How to overcome procrastination

    How to change negative thought patterns

    How to accept and love all part of yourself

    Let's continue to seek deeper understanding and connection with themselves, emphasizing the value of inner peace and presence.

    With Love and Gratitude,

    Jay Shetty

    What We Discuss:

    • 00:00 Intro
    • 01:53 Starting a Podcast
    • 04:04 Why Do We Struggle to Focus?
    • 09:17 Dealing with Intellectual Fear
    • 14:44 What’s Your Most Repeated Thought?
    • 18:20 What is Your WHY?
    • 24:49 Overcoming the Fear of the Unknown
    • 30:32 Going for the Things You Aspire
    • 35:39 There Are Different Forms of Addiction
    • 41:53 Our Truth is Always within Us
    • 46:50 Take a Pause to Reconnect with Yourself
    • 50:22 The Duality of What We Value
    • 55:44 How Do You Pick Yourself Up?
    • 59:40 What Life Lesson That Changed You?
    • 01:04:41 Lesson Learned the Hard Way
    • 01:07:48 Rob on Final Five

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    Why Love Is Not Enough & 5 Things to Focus On More in Dating & Relationships

    Why Love Is Not Enough & 5 Things to Focus On More in Dating & Relationships

    Do you and your partner share values?

    How do you support each other emotionally?

    Today, Jay taps into the  idea that love alone is not sufficient to sustain a healthy relationship. While love is important, other elements such as shared values, emotional maturity, consistent patterns of behavior, and trust are crucial for long-lasting partnerships. Societal norms often romanticize love, leading people to overlook these essential factors.

    Jay discusses the significance of understanding and respecting each other's values, as well as recognizing and addressing patterns of behavior. Emotional maturity, which involves managing and expressing emotions healthily, is highlighted as a key component of a stable relationship. Support and partnership are deemed more critical than love alone.

    In this episode, you'll learn:

    How to communicate your value to your partner

    How to develop emotional maturity

    How to support your partner's emotional growth

    How to build trust in your relationship

    Remember, love is important, but building a relationship on trust, values, and emotional maturity is key.

    With Love and Gratitude,

    Jay Shetty

    What We Discuss:

    00:00 Intro

    01:07 Do They Love Me?

    04:42 #1: Love Makes Us Forget the Importance of Values

    08:56 #2: Love Makes You Forget Patterns of Behaviour

    16:09 #3: Love Makes You Forget How They Treat You

    19:29 #4: Love Versus Support

    21:46 #5: You Forget the Importance of Trust

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    Jonathan Haidt: Why Social Media Has Caused a Collapse in Mental Health & #1 Way to Solve Your Anxiety

    Jonathan Haidt: Why Social Media Has Caused a Collapse in Mental Health & #1 Way to Solve Your Anxiety

    How are smartphones linked to anxiety?

    What mental health issues are linked to excessive social media use?

    Today, let's welcome Jonathan Haidt is a renowned social psychologist, professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business, and a widely published author. He is known for his research on morality, culture, and the psychology of happiness. Jonathan's influential books include "The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion" and "The Coddling of the American Mind." His latest work, "The Anxious Generation," examines the profound impact of social media on young people's mental health.

    Jonathan highlights the unprecedented global collapse of mental health among youth, describing it as more significant than the COVID-19 pandemic, with girls being particularly affected by anxiety and depression, and boys showing significant social development issues.

    The conversation also addresses the academic debate regarding the root causes of this mental health crisis, with Jonathan presenting compelling data and experimental evidence to support his view that social media is a primary driver. He offers actionable solutions, including delaying smartphone and social media use until later ages, implementing phone-free school policies, increasing outdoor play, and advocating for collective action by parents and communities. 

    In this interview, you'll learn:

    How to create a healthier digital environment for kids

    How to implement age-appropriate tech usage

    How to encourage outdoor play and physical activities

    How to talk to children about the risks of social media

    How to foster resilience and emotional strength in kids

    How to create a supportive community for parents

    Together, let's take a comprehensive look into the mental health crisis the youth is facing today and take note of the practical strategies for creating a healthier environment that supports their well-being.

    With Love and Gratitude,

    Jay Shetty

    What We Discuss:

    • 00:00 Intro
    • 01:55 Global Synchronized Collapse of Mental Health
    • 08:12 Social Media is for Adults to Network
    • 10:20 The Science Behind Anxiety
    • 14:51 Variation of Emotions is Necessary for Kids
    • 17:45 Play Helps Kids Learn
    • 19:12 How to Make Playtime More Effective?
    • 22:59 The Effects of Technology on Different Genders
    • 29:24 Going Through Puberty on Social Media
    • 32:08 How Parenting Has Changed with Technology
    • 34:27 Efforts to Regulate Smartphones Use for Children
    • 44:21 Women Are Always Judged for Their Looks
    • 49:26 Verified Social Media Account
    • 56:58 Why Tap Into Our Spirituality
    • 01:03:56 What is Happening to Us?
    • 01:11:31 The Greatest Distraction of Human Value
    • 01:16:23 Jonathan on Final Five

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    If You've Been Feeling Drained... Listen To This (9 Steps To Recover And Avoid Burnout)

    If You've Been Feeling Drained... Listen To This (9 Steps To Recover And Avoid Burnout)

    Do you often feel exhausted or burnt out?

    Are you struggling to manage your stress levels?

    Today, Jay talks about exhaustion, burnout, and stress, highlighting their prevalence with statistics showing that a significant portion of young adults and women report feeling drained. He introduces a practical approach to tackle these challenges, encapsulated in the "triple A" formula—Accept, Action, Attention—which encourages acknowledging negative feelings, taking actionable steps to address them, and paying mindful attention to one's mental state

    Jay also introduces the concept of "reset periods," whether it's an hour, half-day, or full day, to allow for complete mental and physical rejuvenation. The importance of self-compassion is also emphasized, encouraging individuals to replace inner criticism with supportive self-talk, which can significantly improve overall well-being.

    In this episode, you'll learn:

    How to break negative thought cycle

    How to manage your energy levels

    How to use stress strategically

    How to practice self-compassion

    How to get out of stressful situation

    Don’t let exhaustion control your life—take action today and start feeling refreshed and empowered. Listen now and share with someone who needs a boost!

    With Love and Gratitude,

    Jay Shetty

    What We Discuss:

    00:00 Intro

    01:06 Do You Feel Drained?

    03:10 #1: Learn to Break Repetitive Thoughts

    06:27 #2: You Don’t Need to Be on Full Energy All the Time

    10:20 #3: Learn to Say NO

    14:05 #4: Be Strategic with Your Time

    17:02 #5: Have a Reset Day

    18:35 #6: Be Kind to Yourself

    19:59 #7: Allow Yourself to Vent and Let It Out

    21:24 #8: Get a Restful Sleep 

    23:00 #9: Wash Your Mind the Night Before

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    Taylor Hill: How to Navigate Emotional Challenges & Ways to Practice Gratitude in Lifes’ Unexpected Hard Times

    Taylor Hill: How to Navigate Emotional Challenges & Ways to Practice Gratitude in Lifes’ Unexpected Hard Times

    How does gratitude aid during emotional struggles?

    How does focusing on positives improve our emotional well-being?

    Today, let's welcome supermodel, content creator, actor, and philanthropist Taylor Hill. Discovered at the age of 14, Taylor has worked with fashion houses and luxury brands around the globe and has graced the covers of prestigious fashion magazines, including Vogue. Beyond her modeling career, Taylor is the founder of Tate and Taylor, a media content platform and community inspired by her late Labradoodle, Tate. 

    Taylor speaks candidly about her emotional journey with her late Labradoodle, Tate and the profound bond she shared with him,  describing how he was more than just a pet – he was a soulmate and a source of unwavering support. She also opens up about the challenges and triumphs of starting her modeling career as a teenager, highlighting the pressures and responsibilities that came with her rapid rise to fame.

    Inspired by her journey with Tate, Taylor founded Tate and Taylor, a media content platform and community for pets and their humans. She explains the mission behind this venture, which aims to support pet owners and raise awareness about animal welfare.

    In this interview, you'll learn:

    How to handle emotional challenges

    How to manage early career success

    How to stay fit mentally and physically

    How to manage grief and loss

    How to pursue your purpose

    How to find joy and gratitude everyday

    Taylor's story is a testament to the strength of the human spirit and the healing power of unconditional love, an inspiring message for anyone facing their own struggles and searching for meaning in their experiences. 

    With Love and Gratitude,

    Jay Shetty

    What We Discuss:

    • 00:00 Intro
    • 03:50 Earliest Childhood Memory
    • 09:30 Modeling at 14 
    • 12:52 Going to School Wasn’t For Me
    • 15:26 Victoria Secret Model
    • 18:18 Audition Process for Models
    • 20:20 Having the Right Team
    • 24:52 Discipline of a VS Model
    • 33:32 VS Comeback
    • 38:55 Experiencing Burnout
    • 42:12 Losing Tate
    • 51:33 The Signs and Symptoms
    • 01:13:01 Healing From Losing Your Pet
    • 01:19:40 Pregnancy and Miscarriage 
    • 01:44:52 Alone Time While Grieving
    • 01:53:02 Emotional Support From Your Partner
    • 02:04:01 Everyone’s Journey is Different
    • 02:10:39 Building the Tate and Taylor Brand
    • 02:20:52 A Brand for a Cause
    • 02:24:48 Taylor on Final Five

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