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Tim Ferriss is a self-experimenter and bestselling author, best known for The 4-Hour Workweek, which has been translated into 40+ languages. Newsweek calls him "the world's best human guinea pig," and The New York Times calls him "a cross between Jack Welch and a Buddhist monk." In this show, he deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, chess, pro sports, etc.), digging deep to find the tools, tactics, and tricks that listeners can use.


Tara Brach on Overcoming Challenges, Fear of Missing Out, and Mindfullness

July 31st, 2015

Episode 150 of 395 episodes

TaraBrach (@TaraBrach)is a Ph.D. in clinical psychology and one of the leading teachers of Buddhist thinking and meditation in the Western world. SheisthefounderoftheInsightMeditationCommunityinWashington,D.C. and her lectures are downloaded hundreds of thousands of times each month. I was first introduced to Tara's work by another guest on this podcast, Maria Popova. Soon thereafter, a friend and neuroscience PhD recommended her book,Radical Acceptance, as life-changing. It exceeded all expectations. It’s my hope that this tactical conversation offers you techniques for addressing loneliness, anger, self-hatred, the “trance of unworthiness,” and much more. Tara’s had a measurable impact on my life, and I wish the same for you. For those who know my fondness for Stoic philosophy, I think Tara’s work is a fantastic compliment to Seneca, Marcus Aurelius, and the other favorites. Links, resources, and show notes from this episode can be found at http://fourhourworkweek.com/podcast This podcast is brought to you byVimeo Pro, which is the ideal video hosting platform for entrepreneurs.In fact, a bunch of my start-ups are already usingVimeo Pro.WealthFrontuses it to explain how WealthFront works.TaskRabbituses it to tell the company’s story. There are many other names who you would recognize among their customers (AirBnB, Etsy, etc.) Why do they use it?Vimeo Proprovides enterprise level video hosting for a fraction of the usual cost. Features include: Gorgeous high-quality playback with no ads Up to 20 GB of video storage every week Unlimited plays and views A fully customizable video player, which can include your company logo, custom outro, and more You get all this for just$199 per year (that’s only $17 per/mo.)There are no complicated bandwidth calculations or hidden fees. Try itrisk-free for 30 days. Just go toVimeo.com/businessto check it out. If you like it, you canuse the promo code “Tim” to get 25% off. This is a special discount just for you guys. Enjoy!