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What I Read This Month

Technically last month, I almost forgot to do this post. November 2018 just… depression. Lost Connections – Johann Hari Uncovering the real causes of depression and the unexpected solutions I’ve written about this book already because it’s so spot on.

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“Overweight is overlooked, and that’s how I need to be.”

I’m reading Lost Connections (subtitle: Uncovering the real causes of depression and the unexpected solutions) and above is a quote from an obese woman who, like most in the experimental group she was in, lost a lot of weight quickly

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What I Read This Month

October 2018: An athletic book that made me understand music better and a music book that made me want to understand the Black Panthers better. Plus Scooby Doo. The Brave Athlete Calm The Fuck Down And Rise To The Occasion

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Definable You

Another thing I picked up from the book The Brave Athlete is the notion of the Definable You. Meaning your stats, what’s objectively true. Your height and weight, your age – all totally objective things. So is the numbers of

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Healing Identities

So right after I wrote that post on Sunday which talked a lot about artistic identity I went to the bookstore and picked up a book I had my eye on called The Brave Athlete: Calm The Fuck Down And

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Ben Greenfield

I’ve been struggling to find a way to train at the level I want without setting myself up for burn out. Well I just got into Ben Greenfield, who puts Tim Ferris to shame for his biohacking (and his use

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What I Read This Month

September 2018 Quality over quantity this month, no long afternoon reading sessions with work back on.   Story – Robert McPhee Substance, Structure, Style, And The Principles Of Screenwriting This book gets mentioned in every writing YouTube channel that I

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