Thoughts on Why We Sleep by Matthew Walker

A quick review (+video review) of Matthew Walkers phenomenal book Why We Sleep. In this review I share the main takeaways and lessons learned from this non fiction book.

Thoughts on: Behave by Robert Sapolsky

What is long and hard, and filled with baboon references? Robert Sapolskys book Behave. Here are some key takeaways and lesson from this fantastic book on human behavior. 📝 “The frontal cortex makes you do the harder thing, when it’s the right thing to do.” The frontal cortex consumes a lot of energy which makesContinue reading “Thoughts on: Behave by Robert Sapolsky”

Thoughts on: The Madness of Crowds: Gender, Identity and Race by Douglas Murray

There are a few events that got me to finally look into the topic of intersectionalility, gender and identity politics:.🔸 A trans person I knew committed suicide..🔹I saw a poster on a notice board on a playground inviting children from the age of 11 (or was it 9?!) to a municipally held HBTQ+ get-together..🔸When IContinue reading “Thoughts on: The Madness of Crowds: Gender, Identity and Race by Douglas Murray”

Thoughts on: The Story of Civilization, Vol 3: Caesar and Christ by Will Durant

Just like Rome wasn’t built in a day, this book is not read one either. It’s thousand pages covers almost all aspects of Roman civilization..The broad scope is both it’s biggest strength and it’s weakness. While philosophy and statemanship holds my attention, Rome’s pottery and poetic traditions does not. This leads many highs and lows,Continue reading “Thoughts on: The Story of Civilization, Vol 3: Caesar and Christ by Will Durant”

Thoughts on: The Republic by Plato

Did you know that Plato was my rapper alias back in the day? I was 16 and had a gangsta rap group with some friends. Lol 🤙.In hindsight I find the alias quite suiting as Platon seems to have been the OG of political philosophy..This book is a Socratic dialogue where Socrates and his crewContinue reading “Thoughts on: The Republic by Plato”

Book Review: Lifespan by David A. Sinclair

This book will blow your mind with the latest research in the field of longevity. It talks about aging as a disease caused by loss of information—and that aging is not at all inevitable..Rather, it could be much easier to cure aging itself than it’s symptoms I.e. cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s. 📝 Death andContinue reading “Book Review: Lifespan by David A. Sinclair”

Experiment: Stretching Every Day for a Year – Here Are The Results!

It all started with David Goggins book Can’t Hurt Me and Sadhgurus book Inner Engineering. Both books talked about stretching in their own way: 📝 Goggins talks about his muscles being so stiff that it was “like pumping blood through frozen beef” before he started to stretch seriously..📝 Sadhguru talks about how asanas, yogic postures,Continue reading “Experiment: Stretching Every Day for a Year – Here Are The Results!”

How to Get More Reading Done – How I Manage to Read 40+ Books Each Year (VIDEO)

Want to get more reading done despite a busy schedule or complicated life situation? Here are 4 hacks that help me hit by reading goals each year: I’m not a fast reader. To be honest my reading speed was below average last time I checked – but I have a few tips to share onContinue reading “How to Get More Reading Done – How I Manage to Read 40+ Books Each Year (VIDEO)”

Thoughts on: Oversubscribed by Daniel Priestley

Being oversubscribed is about having more customers than you could possibly serve. Why would you want to be in that position? Don’t you want to be able to serve every possible client and make every $?.Not necessarily. Being oversubscribed allow you focus on the clients you already have and spend less time hunting new onesContinue reading “Thoughts on: Oversubscribed by Daniel Priestley”

Thoughts on: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

He laid down on the floor of the hospital corridor as security guard approached.-“Sir, you can’t lie down here.”-“I’m sorry”, I said, gasping out the words. “Bad…back…spasms…”-“You still can’t lie down here, sir.”-“I’m sorry but—IM DYING FROM CANCER!””.David was just arriving at his destination. Years of study followed by excruciatingly long hours of residency wasContinue reading “Thoughts on: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi”