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Tim Ferriss: Bestselling Author, Human Guinea Pig

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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.

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Dan Harris on Becoming 10% Happier, Hugging Inner Dragons, Self-Help for Skeptics, Training the Mind, and Much More| Brought to you by Eight Sleep's Pod Pro Cover sleeping solution for dynamic cooling and heating, Athletic Greens all-in-one supplement, and Theragun percussive muscle therapy devices. After ABC News anchorDan Harris(@danbharris) had anationally televised panic attackonGood Morning Americain 2004, he knew he had to make some changes. He found himself on a bizarre adventure to rein in the voice in his head that provoked his on-air freak-out and found a solution in meditation. A lifelong nonbeliever, meditation was something Dan always assumed to be either impossible or useless. In 2014, Dan published the book10% Happier, which takes readers on a ride from the outer reaches of neuroscience to the inner sanctum of network news to the bizarre fringes of America’s spiritual scene and leaves them with a takeaway that could actually change their lives. In 2017, Dan followed ...

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#481: Dan Harris on Becoming 10% Happier, Hugging Inner Dragons, Self-Help for Skeptics, Training the Mind, and Much More

#480: Dax Shepard on the Craft of Podcasting, Favorite Books, and Dancing With Your Demons

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#480: Dax Shepard on the Craft of Podcasting, Favorite Books, and Dancing With Your Demons

#479: Mary Karr — The Master of Memoir on Creative Process and Finding Gifts in the Suffering

Mary Karr — The Master of Memoir on Creative Process and Finding Gifts in the Suffering | Brought to you by Wealthfront automated and intelligent investment service, ShipStation trusted and comprehensive shipping software, and Helix Sleep premium mattresses. "For me, the solution to fear is curiosity and presence. I can’t be terrified and curious at the same time." — Mary Karr Mary Karr(@marykarrlit) is the author of three award-winning, bestselling memoirs:The Liars’ Club,Cherry, andLit. She is also the author ofThe Art of Memoir, which lays bare her own process as she breaks down the craft of memoir,andTropic of Squalor, her latest volume of poetry. A Guggenheim fellow in poetry, Karr has won Pushcart Prizes for both verse and essays. Other grants include the Whiting Award, PEN/Martha Albrand Award, and a Radcliffe/Bunting Institute Fellowship. Karr is also the Peck Professor of Literature at Syracuse University. Please enjoy! * This episode is brought to you byWealthfront!Wealthfrontpioneered the automated investing movement, sometimes referred to as ‘robo-advising,’ and they currently oversee $20 billion of assets for their clients. It takes about three minutes to sign up, and then Wealthfront will build you a globally diversified portfolio of ETFs based on your risk appetite and manage it for you at an incredibly low cost. Smart investing should not feel like a rollercoaster ride. Let the professionals do the work for you. Go toWealthfront.com/Timand open a Wealthfront account today, and you’llget your first $5,000 managed for free, for life.Wealthfrontwill automate your investments for the long term.Get started today at Wealthfront.com/Tim. * This episode is also brought to you byShipStation.Do you sell stuff online? Then you know what a pain the shipping process is.ShipStationwas created to make your life easier. Whether you’re selling on eBay, Amazon, Shopify, or over 100 other popular selling channels, ShipStation lets you access all of your orders from one simple dashboard, and it works with all of the major shipping carriers, locally and globally, including FedEx, UPS, and USPS. Tim Ferriss Show listeners get to tryShipStationfree for 60 daysby using promo code TIM.There’s no risk, and you can start your free trial without even entering your credit card info.Just visitShipStation.com, click on the microphone at thetopof the homepage, and type in TIM! * This episode is also brought to you byHelix Sleep!Helix was selected as the #1 best overall mattress pick of 2020 byGQmagazine, Wired,Apartment Therapy, and many others. WithHelix, there’s a specific mattress for each and every body’s unique taste. Just take their quiz—only two minutes to complete—that matches your body type and sleep preferences to the perfect mattress for you. They have a 10-year warranty, and you get to try it out for a hundred nights, risk free. They’ll even pick it up from you if you don’t love it.And now, to my dear listeners, Helix is offering up to 200 dollars off all mattress orders plus two free pillows atHelixSleep.com/Tim. *** If you enjoy the podcast, would you please considerleaving a shortreviewon Apple Podcasts/iTunes?It takes less than 60 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests. I also love reading thereviews! For show notes and past guests, please visittim.blog/podcast. Sign up for Tim’s email newsletter (“5-Bullet Friday”) attim.blog/friday. For transcripts of episodes, go totim.blog/transcripts. Discover Tim’s books:tim.blog/books. Follow Tim: Twitter:twitter.com/tferriss Instagram:instagram.com/timferriss Facebook:facebook.com/timferriss YouTube:youtube.com/timferriss

110 min1 w ago
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#479: Mary Karr — The Master of Memoir on Creative Process and Finding Gifts in the Suffering

#478: Scott Kelly — Lessons Learned from 500+ Days in Space, Life-Changing Books, and The Art of Making Hard Choices

Scott Kelly — Lessons Learned from 500+ Days in Space, Life-Changing Books, and The Art of Making Hard Choices | Brought to you by Rokform rugged cases for iPhone and Galaxy, Athletic Greensall-in-one supplement, and 99designs global creative platform. More on all three below. Scott Kelly(@StationCDRKelly) is a former military fighter pilot and test pilot, an engineer, a retired astronaut, and a retired US Navy captain. A veteran of four space flights, Scott commanded the International Space Station (ISS) on three expeditions and was a member of the yearlong mission aboard the ISS, the single longest space mission by an American astronaut. In October 2015, he set the American record for the total accumulated number of days spent in space. Go for Launch: How to Dream, Lead, and Achieveis Scott’s two-hour audio course available exclusively onKnowable. In this candid and entertaining audio course, Scott shares instructive stories from his childhood in New Jersey, his days as a US Navy test pilot, and his year hurtling around the globe at 17,500 mph and teaches hard-earned lessons on perseverance, personal motivation, and the human side of success, drawn from his experiences in the most competitive, extreme environments imaginable. You can find it now atknowable.fyi/scott. Please enjoy! * This episode is brought to you byRokform!Rokformis the active lifestyle iPhone and Galaxy protective case company. Their protection is beyond great, with thousands of 5-star reviews and customer testimonials—or “Survival Stories” asRokformcalls them—that include a drop from the upper deck of a baseball stadium and a 75-foot cellphone tower fall. Rokform’srugged cases have been calledthe Swiss Army Knives of phone casesdue to a versatile design that allows you to use your iPhone or Galaxy phone in ways you never thought possible. Each case is built around an integrated magnet that is completely safe for your phone. The magnet allows you to instantly attach your device to any magnetic surface—toolboxes, file cabinets, refrigerators, golf carts, you name it.TheTim Ferriss Showlisteners — that’s you! — get 25% off at Rokform.com when you use promo code TIM. * This episode is brought to you byAthletic Greens.I get asked all the time, “If you could only use one supplement, what would it be?” My answer is usuallyAthleticGreens, my all-in-one nutritional insurance. I recommended it inThe 4-Hour Bodyin 2010 and did not get paid to do so. I do my best with nutrient-dense meals, of course, butAGfurther covers my bases with vitamins, minerals, and whole-food-sourced micronutrients that support gut health and the immune system. Right now,Athletic Greensis offering you their Vitamin D Liquid Formula free with your first subscription purchase—a vital nutrient for a strong immune system and strong bones.VisitAthleticGreens.com/Timto claim this special offer today and receive the free Vitamin D Liquid Formula with your first subscription purchase!That’s up to a one-year supply of Vitamin D as added value when you try their delicious and comprehensive all-in-one daily greens product. * This episode is brought to you by99designs,the global creative platform that makes it easy for designers and clients to work together to create designs they love.Its creative process has become the go-to solution for businesses, agencies, and individuals, and I have used it for years to help with display advertising and illustrations and to rapid-prototype the cover forThe Tao of Seneca. Whether your business needs a logo, website design, business card, or anything you can imagine, check out99designs. You can work with multiple designers at once to get a bunch of different ideas or hire the perfect designer for your project based on their style and industry specialization. It’s simple to review concepts and leave feedback so you’ll end up with a design that you’re happy with.Click this link and get $20 off plus a $99 upgrade. *** If you enjoy the podcast, would you please

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#478: Scott Kelly — Lessons Learned from 500+ Days in Space, Life-Changing Books, and The Art of Making Hard Choices

#477: Yuval Noah Harari on The Story of Sapiens, Forging the Skill of Awareness, and The Power of Disguised Books

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#477: Yuval Noah Harari on The Story of Sapiens, Forging the Skill of Awareness, and The Power of Disguised Books

#476: Seth Godin on The Game of Life, The Value of Hacks, and Overcoming Anxiety

Seth Godin on The Game of Life, The Value of Hacks, and Overcoming Anxiety | Brought to you byAthletic Greensall-in-one supplement,Four Sigmaticmushroom coffee, andTonalsmart home gym Seth Godin(@ThisIsSethsBlog) is the author of 19 international bestsellers translated into more than 35 languages, includingTribes,Purple Cow,Linchpin,The Dip,andThis Is Marketing. He writes daily atSeths.blog, which is one of the most popular blogs in the world. He’s also the founder of thealtMBAandThe Akimbo Workshops, online seminars that have transformed the work of thousands of people. He writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership, and most of all, changing everything. His newest book isThe Practice: Shipping Creative Work. In this episode, we explore many topics, including:The value of hacksThe magic ofHamiltonWhat learning to juggle and cultivating creativity have in commonThe myth of qualityWhat Seth means by “Don’t steal the revelation.”Focusing on generosity instead of anxietyChoosing the ruleset for your own game of lifeHow Joni Mitchell eschewed the safety of the sinecureWhat you would do if youknewyou would fail?Please enjoy! * This episode is brought to you byAthletic Greens.I get asked all the time, “If you could only use one supplement, what would it be?” My answer is usuallyAthleticGreens, my all-in-one nutritional insurance. I recommended it inThe 4-Hour Bodyin 2010 and did not get paid to do so. I do my best with nutrient-dense meals, of course, butAGfurther covers my bases with vitamins, minerals, and whole-food-sourced micronutrients that support gut health and the immune system. Right now,Athletic Greensis offering you their Vitamin D Liquid Formula free with your first subscription purchase—a vital nutrient for a strong immune system and strong bones.VisitAthleticGreens.com/Timto claim this special offer today and receive the free Vitamin D Liquid Formula with your first subscription purchase!That’s up to a one-year supply of Vitamin D as added value when you try their delicious and comprehensive all-in-one daily greens product. * This podcast is also brought to you byFour Sigmaticand their deliciousmushroom coffee, featuring lion’s mane and chaga.It tastes like coffee, but there are only 40 milligrams of caffeine, so it has less than half of what you would find in a regular cup of coffee. I do not get any jitters, acid reflux, or any type of stomach burn. It’s organic and keto friendly, plus every single batch is third-party lab tested. You can try it right now by going toFourSigmatic.com/Timand using the codeTIM. You will receiveup to 40% offon the lion’s mane coffee bundle.Simply visitFourSigmatic.com/Tim.If you are in the experimental mindset, I do not think you’ll be disappointed. * This episode is also brought to you byTonal!Tonal is the world’s most intelligent home gym and personal trainer. It is precision engineered and designed to be the world’s most advanced strength studio.Tonaluses breakthrough technology—like adaptive digital weights and A.I. learning—together with the best experts in resistance training so you get stronger, faster. Every program is personalized to your body using A.I., and smart features check your form in real time, just like a personal trainer. TryTonal, the world’s smartest home gym, for 30 days in your home, and if you don’t love it, you can return it for a full refund. VisitTonal.comfor $100 off their smart accessories when you use promo code TIM at checkout. *** If you enjoy the podcast, would you please considerleaving a shortreviewon Apple Podcasts/iTunes?It takes less than 60 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests. I also love reading thereviews! For show notes and past guests, please visittim.blog/podcast. Sign up for Tim’s email newsletter (“5-Bullet Friday”) attim.blog/friday. For transcripts of episodes, go totim.blog/transcripts. Discover Tim’s books:tim.blog/books. Fol

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#476: Seth Godin on The Game of Life, The Value of Hacks, and Overcoming Anxiety

#475: Mr. Money Mustache — Living Beautifully on $25-27K Per Year (Repost)

Mr. Money Mustache — Living Beautifully on $25-27K Per Year (Repost) | Brought to you by Athletic Greens, 99designs, and The Ready State Mr. Money Mustache (@mrmoneymustache— Pete Adeney in real life) grew up in Canada in a family of mostly eccentric musicians. He graduated with a degree in computer engineering in the 1990s and worked in various tech companies before retiring at age 30. Pete, his wife, and their now eleven-year-old son live near Boulder, Colorado, and have not had real jobs since 2005. This begs the question of “How?” In essence, they accomplished this early retirement by optimizing all aspects of their lifestyle for maximal fun at minimal expense, and by using basic index-fund investing. Their average annual expenses total a mere $25-27,000, and they do not feel in want of anything. Since 2005, all three of them have explored a free-form life of interesting projects, side-businesses, and adventures. In 2011, Pete started writing theMr. Money Mustache blogabout ...

114 minOCT 24
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#475: Mr. Money Mustache — Living Beautifully on $25-27K Per Year (Repost)

#474: Matthew McConaughey — The Power of “No, Thank You,” Key Life Lessons, 30+ Years of Diary Notes, and The Art of Catching Greenlights

Matthew McConaughey — The Power of “No, Thank You,” Key Life Lessons, 30+ Years of Diary Notes, and The Art of Catching Greenlights | Brought to you by Wealthfront automated investing, Helix Sleep mattresses, and Magic Spoon cereal Matthew McConaughey (@McConaughey) is a Texas native and one of Hollywood's most sought-after leading men. A chance meeting in Austin with casting director and producer Don Phillips led him to director Richard Linklater, who launched the actor's career in the cult classic Dazed and Confused. Since then, he has won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Ron Woodroof in Dallas Buyers Club, appeared in more than 40 feature films that have grossed more than $1 billion, and has become a producer, director, and philanthropist with his Just Keep Livin' Foundation—all the while sticking to his Texas roots and "jk livin'" philosophy. McConaughey also serves as creative director for Wild Turkey and has co-created his own bourbon, Longbranch. He serves as Ministe...

99 minOCT 19
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#474: Matthew McConaughey — The Power of “No, Thank You,” Key Life Lessons, 30+ Years of Diary Notes, and The Art of Catching Greenlights

#473: Naval Ravikant on Happiness, Reducing Anxiety, Crypto Stablecoins, and Crypto Strategy

Naval Ravikant on Happiness, Reducing Anxiety, Crypto Stablecoins, and Crypto Strategy | Brought to you byWealthfrontautomated investing,Tonalsmart home gym,andShipStationshipping software Naval Ravikant(@naval) is the co-founder and chairman ofAngelList. He is an angel investor and has invested in more than 100 companies, including many mega-successes such as Twitter, Uber, Notion, OpenDoor, Postmates, and Wish. You can subscribe toNaval, his podcast on wealth and happiness, onApple Podcasts,Spotify,Overcast, or wherever you get your podcasts. You can also find his blog atnav.al. For more Naval plus Tim, check outmy wildly popular interview with him from 2015, which was nominated for “Podcast of the Year.” Please enjoy! This episode is brought to you byWealthfront!Wealthfrontpioneered the automated investing movement, sometimes referred to as ‘robo-advising,’ and they currently oversee $20 billion of assets for their clients. It takes about three minutes to sign up, and then Wealthfront will build you a globally diversified portfolio of ETFs based on your risk appetite and manage it for you at an incredibly low cost. Smart investing should not feel like a rollercoaster ride. Let the professionals do the work for you. Go toWealthfront.com/Timand open a Wealthfront account today, and you’llget your first $5,000 managed for free, for life.Wealthfrontwill automate your investments for the long term.Get started today at Wealthfront.com/Tim. * This episode is also brought to you byTonal!Tonal is the world’s most intelligent home gym and personal trainer. It is precision engineered and designed to be the world’s most advanced strength studio.Tonaluses breakthrough technology—like adaptive digital weights and A.I. learning—together with the best experts in resistance training so you get stronger, faster. Every program is personalized to your body using A.I., and smart features check your form in real time, just like a personal trainer. TryTonal, the world’s smartest home gym for 30 days in your home, and if you don’t love it, you can return it for a full refund. VisitTonal.comfor $100 off the smart accessories when you use promo code TIM at checkout. * This episode is also brought to you byShipStation.Do you sell stuff online? Then you know what a pain the shipping process is.ShipStationwas created to make your life easier. Whether you’re selling on eBay, Amazon, Shopify, or over 100 other popular selling channels, ShipStation lets you access all of your orders from one simple dashboard, and it works with all of the major shipping carriers, locally and globally, including FedEx, UPS, and USPS. Tim Ferriss Show listeners get to tryShipStationfree for 60 daysby using promo code TIM.There’s no risk, and you can start your free trial without even entering your credit card info.Just visitShipStation.com, click on the microphone at thetopof the homepage, and type in TIM! *** If you enjoy the podcast, would you please considerleaving a shortreviewon Apple Podcasts/iTunes?It takes less than 60 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests. I also love reading thereviews! For show notes and past guests, please visittim.blog/podcast. Sign up for Tim’s email newsletter (“5-Bullet Friday”) attim.blog/friday. For transcripts of episodes, go totim.blog/transcripts. Discover Tim’s books:tim.blog/books. Follow Tim: Twitter:twitter.com/tferriss Instagram:instagram.com/timferriss Facebook:facebook.com/timferriss YouTube:youtube.com/timferriss

121 minOCT 15
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#473: Naval Ravikant on Happiness, Reducing Anxiety, Crypto Stablecoins, and Crypto Strategy

#472: Books I've Loved — Debbie Millman

Books I've Loved — Debbie Millman| Brought to you byAudible. Welcome to another episode ofThe Tim Ferriss Show, where it is my job to sit down with world-class performers of all different types—from startup founders and investors to chess champions to Olympic athletes. This episode, however, is an experiment and part of a shorter series I’m doing called “Books I’ve Loved.”I’ve invited some amazing past guests, close friends, and new faces to share their favorite books—the books that have influenced them, changed them, and transformed them for the better.I hope you pick up one or two new mentors—in the form of books—from this new series and apply the lessons in your own life. Please note that this episode was recorded in late 2019. Debbie Millman (@debbiemillman) has been named one of the most creative people in business by Fast Company, and she is the host ofDesign Matters—a great show and one of the world’s longest running podcasts. She is also Chair of the Masters in Branding Program at the School of Visual Arts and Editorial Director of Printmagazine, and she has worked on design strategy for some of the world’s largest brands. “Books I’ve Loved” onThe Tim Ferriss Showis brought to you byAudible!I have usedAudiblefor many years now. I love it. Audible has the largest selection of audiobooks on the planet. I listen when I’m taking walks, I listen while I’m cooking… I listen whenever I can.Audibleis offering Tim Ferriss Show listeners a free audiobook with a 30-day trial membership.Just go toAudible.com/Timand browse the unmatched selection of audio programs. Then, download your free title and start listening!It’s that easy. Simplygo toAudible.com/Timor text TIM to 500500 to get started today. *** If you enjoy the podcast, would you please considerleaving a shortreviewon Apple Podcasts/iTunes?It takes less than 60 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests. For show notes and past guests, please visittim.blog/podcast. Sign up for Tim’s email newsletter (“5-Bullet Friday”) attim.blog/friday. For transcripts of episodes, go totim.blog/transcripts. Interested in sponsoring the podcast? Please fill out the form attim.blog/sponsor. Discover Tim’s books:tim.blog/books. Follow Tim: Twitter:twitter.com/tferriss Instagram:instagram.com/timferriss Facebook:facebook.com/timferriss YouTube:youtube.com/timferriss

21 minOCT 10
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#472: Books I've Loved — Debbie Millman

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#481: Dan Harris on Becoming 10% Happier, Hugging Inner Dragons, Self-Help for Skeptics, Training the Mind, and Much More

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#480: Dax Shepard on the Craft of Podcasting, Favorite Books, and Dancing With Your Demons

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#479: Mary Karr — The Master of Memoir on Creative Process and Finding Gifts in the Suffering

Mary Karr — The Master of Memoir on Creative Process and Finding Gifts in the Suffering | Brought to you by Wealthfront automated and intelligent investment service, ShipStation trusted and comprehensive shipping software, and Helix Sleep premium mattresses. "For me, the solution to fear is curiosity and presence. I can’t be terrified and curious at the same time." — Mary Karr Mary Karr(@marykarrlit) is the author of three award-winning, bestselling memoirs:The Liars’ Club,Cherry, andLit. She is also the author ofThe Art of Memoir, which lays bare her own process as she breaks down the craft of memoir,andTropic of Squalor, her latest volume of poetry. A Guggenheim fellow in poetry, Karr has won Pushcart Prizes for both verse and essays. Other grants include the Whiting Award, PEN/Martha Albrand Award, and a Radcliffe/Bunting Institute Fellowship. Karr is also the Peck Professor of Literature at Syracuse University. Please enjoy! * This episode is brought to you byWealthfront!Wealthfrontpioneered the automated investing movement, sometimes referred to as ‘robo-advising,’ and they currently oversee $20 billion of assets for their clients. It takes about three minutes to sign up, and then Wealthfront will build you a globally diversified portfolio of ETFs based on your risk appetite and manage it for you at an incredibly low cost. Smart investing should not feel like a rollercoaster ride. Let the professionals do the work for you. Go toWealthfront.com/Timand open a Wealthfront account today, and you’llget your first $5,000 managed for free, for life.Wealthfrontwill automate your investments for the long term.Get started today at Wealthfront.com/Tim. * This episode is also brought to you byShipStation.Do you sell stuff online? Then you know what a pain the shipping process is.ShipStationwas created to make your life easier. Whether you’re selling on eBay, Amazon, Shopify, or over 100 other popular selling channels, ShipStation lets you access all of your orders from one simple dashboard, and it works with all of the major shipping carriers, locally and globally, including FedEx, UPS, and USPS. Tim Ferriss Show listeners get to tryShipStationfree for 60 daysby using promo code TIM.There’s no risk, and you can start your free trial without even entering your credit card info.Just visitShipStation.com, click on the microphone at thetopof the homepage, and type in TIM! * This episode is also brought to you byHelix Sleep!Helix was selected as the #1 best overall mattress pick of 2020 byGQmagazine, Wired,Apartment Therapy, and many others. WithHelix, there’s a specific mattress for each and every body’s unique taste. Just take their quiz—only two minutes to complete—that matches your body type and sleep preferences to the perfect mattress for you. They have a 10-year warranty, and you get to try it out for a hundred nights, risk free. They’ll even pick it up from you if you don’t love it.And now, to my dear listeners, Helix is offering up to 200 dollars off all mattress orders plus two free pillows atHelixSleep.com/Tim. *** If you enjoy the podcast, would you please considerleaving a shortreviewon Apple Podcasts/iTunes?It takes less than 60 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests. I also love reading thereviews! For show notes and past guests, please visittim.blog/podcast. Sign up for Tim’s email newsletter (“5-Bullet Friday”) attim.blog/friday. For transcripts of episodes, go totim.blog/transcripts. Discover Tim’s books:tim.blog/books. Follow Tim: Twitter:twitter.com/tferriss Instagram:instagram.com/timferriss Facebook:facebook.com/timferriss YouTube:youtube.com/timferriss

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#479: Mary Karr — The Master of Memoir on Creative Process and Finding Gifts in the Suffering

#478: Scott Kelly — Lessons Learned from 500+ Days in Space, Life-Changing Books, and The Art of Making Hard Choices

Scott Kelly — Lessons Learned from 500+ Days in Space, Life-Changing Books, and The Art of Making Hard Choices | Brought to you by Rokform rugged cases for iPhone and Galaxy, Athletic Greensall-in-one supplement, and 99designs global creative platform. More on all three below. Scott Kelly(@StationCDRKelly) is a former military fighter pilot and test pilot, an engineer, a retired astronaut, and a retired US Navy captain. A veteran of four space flights, Scott commanded the International Space Station (ISS) on three expeditions and was a member of the yearlong mission aboard the ISS, the single longest space mission by an American astronaut. In October 2015, he set the American record for the total accumulated number of days spent in space. Go for Launch: How to Dream, Lead, and Achieveis Scott’s two-hour audio course available exclusively onKnowable. In this candid and entertaining audio course, Scott shares instructive stories from his childhood in New Jersey, his days as a US Navy test pilot, and his year hurtling around the globe at 17,500 mph and teaches hard-earned lessons on perseverance, personal motivation, and the human side of success, drawn from his experiences in the most competitive, extreme environments imaginable. You can find it now atknowable.fyi/scott. Please enjoy! * This episode is brought to you byRokform!Rokformis the active lifestyle iPhone and Galaxy protective case company. Their protection is beyond great, with thousands of 5-star reviews and customer testimonials—or “Survival Stories” asRokformcalls them—that include a drop from the upper deck of a baseball stadium and a 75-foot cellphone tower fall. Rokform’srugged cases have been calledthe Swiss Army Knives of phone casesdue to a versatile design that allows you to use your iPhone or Galaxy phone in ways you never thought possible. Each case is built around an integrated magnet that is completely safe for your phone. The magnet allows you to instantly attach your device to any magnetic surface—toolboxes, file cabinets, refrigerators, golf carts, you name it.TheTim Ferriss Showlisteners — that’s you! — get 25% off at Rokform.com when you use promo code TIM. * This episode is brought to you byAthletic Greens.I get asked all the time, “If you could only use one supplement, what would it be?” My answer is usuallyAthleticGreens, my all-in-one nutritional insurance. I recommended it inThe 4-Hour Bodyin 2010 and did not get paid to do so. I do my best with nutrient-dense meals, of course, butAGfurther covers my bases with vitamins, minerals, and whole-food-sourced micronutrients that support gut health and the immune system. Right now,Athletic Greensis offering you their Vitamin D Liquid Formula free with your first subscription purchase—a vital nutrient for a strong immune system and strong bones.VisitAthleticGreens.com/Timto claim this special offer today and receive the free Vitamin D Liquid Formula with your first subscription purchase!That’s up to a one-year supply of Vitamin D as added value when you try their delicious and comprehensive all-in-one daily greens product. * This episode is brought to you by99designs,the global creative platform that makes it easy for designers and clients to work together to create designs they love.Its creative process has become the go-to solution for businesses, agencies, and individuals, and I have used it for years to help with display advertising and illustrations and to rapid-prototype the cover forThe Tao of Seneca. Whether your business needs a logo, website design, business card, or anything you can imagine, check out99designs. You can work with multiple designers at once to get a bunch of different ideas or hire the perfect designer for your project based on their style and industry specialization. It’s simple to review concepts and leave feedback so you’ll end up with a design that you’re happy with.Click this link and get $20 off plus a $99 upgrade. *** If you enjoy the podcast, would you please

77 min2 w ago
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#478: Scott Kelly — Lessons Learned from 500+ Days in Space, Life-Changing Books, and The Art of Making Hard Choices

#477: Yuval Noah Harari on The Story of Sapiens, Forging the Skill of Awareness, and The Power of Disguised Books

Yuval Noah Harari on The Story of Sapiens, Forging the Skill of Awareness, and The Power of Disguised Books | Brought to you by LinkedIn Jobs recruitment platform with ~700M users, Pique Tea high-end, instant tea crystals (pu-erh, etc.), and Allform premium, modular furniture Prof. Yuval Noah Harari(@harari_yuval) is a historian and bestselling author who is considered one of the world’s most influential public intellectuals today. His popular books—Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind,Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow, and21 Lessons for the 21st Century— have sold 27.5 million copies in 60 languages. They have been recommended by Barack Obama, Chris Evans, Janelle Monáe, Bill Gates, and many others.The GuardianhascreditedSapienswith revolutionizing the nonfiction market and popularizing “brainy books.” He is also behindSapiens: A Graphic History,a new graphic novel series in collaboration with comics artists David Vandermeulen (co-writer) and Daniel Casanave (illustrato...

105 min3 w ago
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#477: Yuval Noah Harari on The Story of Sapiens, Forging the Skill of Awareness, and The Power of Disguised Books

#476: Seth Godin on The Game of Life, The Value of Hacks, and Overcoming Anxiety

Seth Godin on The Game of Life, The Value of Hacks, and Overcoming Anxiety | Brought to you byAthletic Greensall-in-one supplement,Four Sigmaticmushroom coffee, andTonalsmart home gym Seth Godin(@ThisIsSethsBlog) is the author of 19 international bestsellers translated into more than 35 languages, includingTribes,Purple Cow,Linchpin,The Dip,andThis Is Marketing. He writes daily atSeths.blog, which is one of the most popular blogs in the world. He’s also the founder of thealtMBAandThe Akimbo Workshops, online seminars that have transformed the work of thousands of people. He writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership, and most of all, changing everything. His newest book isThe Practice: Shipping Creative Work. In this episode, we explore many topics, including:The value of hacksThe magic ofHamiltonWhat learning to juggle and cultivating creativity have in commonThe myth of qualityWhat Seth means by “Don’t steal the revelation.”Focusing on generosity instead of anxietyChoosing the ruleset for your own game of lifeHow Joni Mitchell eschewed the safety of the sinecureWhat you would do if youknewyou would fail?Please enjoy! * This episode is brought to you byAthletic Greens.I get asked all the time, “If you could only use one supplement, what would it be?” My answer is usuallyAthleticGreens, my all-in-one nutritional insurance. I recommended it inThe 4-Hour Bodyin 2010 and did not get paid to do so. I do my best with nutrient-dense meals, of course, butAGfurther covers my bases with vitamins, minerals, and whole-food-sourced micronutrients that support gut health and the immune system. Right now,Athletic Greensis offering you their Vitamin D Liquid Formula free with your first subscription purchase—a vital nutrient for a strong immune system and strong bones.VisitAthleticGreens.com/Timto claim this special offer today and receive the free Vitamin D Liquid Formula with your first subscription purchase!That’s up to a one-year supply of Vitamin D as added value when you try their delicious and comprehensive all-in-one daily greens product. * This podcast is also brought to you byFour Sigmaticand their deliciousmushroom coffee, featuring lion’s mane and chaga.It tastes like coffee, but there are only 40 milligrams of caffeine, so it has less than half of what you would find in a regular cup of coffee. I do not get any jitters, acid reflux, or any type of stomach burn. It’s organic and keto friendly, plus every single batch is third-party lab tested. You can try it right now by going toFourSigmatic.com/Timand using the codeTIM. You will receiveup to 40% offon the lion’s mane coffee bundle.Simply visitFourSigmatic.com/Tim.If you are in the experimental mindset, I do not think you’ll be disappointed. * This episode is also brought to you byTonal!Tonal is the world’s most intelligent home gym and personal trainer. It is precision engineered and designed to be the world’s most advanced strength studio.Tonaluses breakthrough technology—like adaptive digital weights and A.I. learning—together with the best experts in resistance training so you get stronger, faster. Every program is personalized to your body using A.I., and smart features check your form in real time, just like a personal trainer. TryTonal, the world’s smartest home gym, for 30 days in your home, and if you don’t love it, you can return it for a full refund. VisitTonal.comfor $100 off their smart accessories when you use promo code TIM at checkout. *** If you enjoy the podcast, would you please considerleaving a shortreviewon Apple Podcasts/iTunes?It takes less than 60 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests. I also love reading thereviews! For show notes and past guests, please visittim.blog/podcast. Sign up for Tim’s email newsletter (“5-Bullet Friday”) attim.blog/friday. For transcripts of episodes, go totim.blog/transcripts. Discover Tim’s books:tim.blog/books. Fol

104 min3 w ago
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#476: Seth Godin on The Game of Life, The Value of Hacks, and Overcoming Anxiety

#475: Mr. Money Mustache — Living Beautifully on $25-27K Per Year (Repost)

Mr. Money Mustache — Living Beautifully on $25-27K Per Year (Repost) | Brought to you by Athletic Greens, 99designs, and The Ready State Mr. Money Mustache (@mrmoneymustache— Pete Adeney in real life) grew up in Canada in a family of mostly eccentric musicians. He graduated with a degree in computer engineering in the 1990s and worked in various tech companies before retiring at age 30. Pete, his wife, and their now eleven-year-old son live near Boulder, Colorado, and have not had real jobs since 2005. This begs the question of “How?” In essence, they accomplished this early retirement by optimizing all aspects of their lifestyle for maximal fun at minimal expense, and by using basic index-fund investing. Their average annual expenses total a mere $25-27,000, and they do not feel in want of anything. Since 2005, all three of them have explored a free-form life of interesting projects, side-businesses, and adventures. In 2011, Pete started writing theMr. Money Mustache blogabout ...

114 minOCT 24
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#475: Mr. Money Mustache — Living Beautifully on $25-27K Per Year (Repost)

#474: Matthew McConaughey — The Power of “No, Thank You,” Key Life Lessons, 30+ Years of Diary Notes, and The Art of Catching Greenlights

Matthew McConaughey — The Power of “No, Thank You,” Key Life Lessons, 30+ Years of Diary Notes, and The Art of Catching Greenlights | Brought to you by Wealthfront automated investing, Helix Sleep mattresses, and Magic Spoon cereal Matthew McConaughey (@McConaughey) is a Texas native and one of Hollywood's most sought-after leading men. A chance meeting in Austin with casting director and producer Don Phillips led him to director Richard Linklater, who launched the actor's career in the cult classic Dazed and Confused. Since then, he has won an Academy Award for his portrayal of Ron Woodroof in Dallas Buyers Club, appeared in more than 40 feature films that have grossed more than $1 billion, and has become a producer, director, and philanthropist with his Just Keep Livin' Foundation—all the while sticking to his Texas roots and "jk livin'" philosophy. McConaughey also serves as creative director for Wild Turkey and has co-created his own bourbon, Longbranch. He serves as Ministe...

99 minOCT 19
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#474: Matthew McConaughey — The Power of “No, Thank You,” Key Life Lessons, 30+ Years of Diary Notes, and The Art of Catching Greenlights

#473: Naval Ravikant on Happiness, Reducing Anxiety, Crypto Stablecoins, and Crypto Strategy

Naval Ravikant on Happiness, Reducing Anxiety, Crypto Stablecoins, and Crypto Strategy | Brought to you byWealthfrontautomated investing,Tonalsmart home gym,andShipStationshipping software Naval Ravikant(@naval) is the co-founder and chairman ofAngelList. He is an angel investor and has invested in more than 100 companies, including many mega-successes such as Twitter, Uber, Notion, OpenDoor, Postmates, and Wish. You can subscribe toNaval, his podcast on wealth and happiness, onApple Podcasts,Spotify,Overcast, or wherever you get your podcasts. You can also find his blog atnav.al. For more Naval plus Tim, check outmy wildly popular interview with him from 2015, which was nominated for “Podcast of the Year.” Please enjoy! This episode is brought to you byWealthfront!Wealthfrontpioneered the automated investing movement, sometimes referred to as ‘robo-advising,’ and they currently oversee $20 billion of assets for their clients. It takes about three minutes to sign up, and then Wealthfront will build you a globally diversified portfolio of ETFs based on your risk appetite and manage it for you at an incredibly low cost. Smart investing should not feel like a rollercoaster ride. Let the professionals do the work for you. Go toWealthfront.com/Timand open a Wealthfront account today, and you’llget your first $5,000 managed for free, for life.Wealthfrontwill automate your investments for the long term.Get started today at Wealthfront.com/Tim. * This episode is also brought to you byTonal!Tonal is the world’s most intelligent home gym and personal trainer. It is precision engineered and designed to be the world’s most advanced strength studio.Tonaluses breakthrough technology—like adaptive digital weights and A.I. learning—together with the best experts in resistance training so you get stronger, faster. Every program is personalized to your body using A.I., and smart features check your form in real time, just like a personal trainer. TryTonal, the world’s smartest home gym for 30 days in your home, and if you don’t love it, you can return it for a full refund. VisitTonal.comfor $100 off the smart accessories when you use promo code TIM at checkout. * This episode is also brought to you byShipStation.Do you sell stuff online? Then you know what a pain the shipping process is.ShipStationwas created to make your life easier. Whether you’re selling on eBay, Amazon, Shopify, or over 100 other popular selling channels, ShipStation lets you access all of your orders from one simple dashboard, and it works with all of the major shipping carriers, locally and globally, including FedEx, UPS, and USPS. Tim Ferriss Show listeners get to tryShipStationfree for 60 daysby using promo code TIM.There’s no risk, and you can start your free trial without even entering your credit card info.Just visitShipStation.com, click on the microphone at thetopof the homepage, and type in TIM! *** If you enjoy the podcast, would you please considerleaving a shortreviewon Apple Podcasts/iTunes?It takes less than 60 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests. I also love reading thereviews! For show notes and past guests, please visittim.blog/podcast. Sign up for Tim’s email newsletter (“5-Bullet Friday”) attim.blog/friday. For transcripts of episodes, go totim.blog/transcripts. Discover Tim’s books:tim.blog/books. Follow Tim: Twitter:twitter.com/tferriss Instagram:instagram.com/timferriss Facebook:facebook.com/timferriss YouTube:youtube.com/timferriss

121 minOCT 15
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#473: Naval Ravikant on Happiness, Reducing Anxiety, Crypto Stablecoins, and Crypto Strategy

#472: Books I've Loved — Debbie Millman

Books I've Loved — Debbie Millman| Brought to you byAudible. Welcome to another episode ofThe Tim Ferriss Show, where it is my job to sit down with world-class performers of all different types—from startup founders and investors to chess champions to Olympic athletes. This episode, however, is an experiment and part of a shorter series I’m doing called “Books I’ve Loved.”I’ve invited some amazing past guests, close friends, and new faces to share their favorite books—the books that have influenced them, changed them, and transformed them for the better.I hope you pick up one or two new mentors—in the form of books—from this new series and apply the lessons in your own life. Please note that this episode was recorded in late 2019. Debbie Millman (@debbiemillman) has been named one of the most creative people in business by Fast Company, and she is the host ofDesign Matters—a great show and one of the world’s longest running podcasts. She is also Chair of the Masters in Branding Program at the School of Visual Arts and Editorial Director of Printmagazine, and she has worked on design strategy for some of the world’s largest brands. “Books I’ve Loved” onThe Tim Ferriss Showis brought to you byAudible!I have usedAudiblefor many years now. I love it. Audible has the largest selection of audiobooks on the planet. I listen when I’m taking walks, I listen while I’m cooking… I listen whenever I can.Audibleis offering Tim Ferriss Show listeners a free audiobook with a 30-day trial membership.Just go toAudible.com/Timand browse the unmatched selection of audio programs. Then, download your free title and start listening!It’s that easy. Simplygo toAudible.com/Timor text TIM to 500500 to get started today. *** If you enjoy the podcast, would you please considerleaving a shortreviewon Apple Podcasts/iTunes?It takes less than 60 seconds, and it really makes a difference in helping to convince hard-to-get guests. For show notes and past guests, please visittim.blog/podcast. Sign up for Tim’s email newsletter (“5-Bullet Friday”) attim.blog/friday. For transcripts of episodes, go totim.blog/transcripts. Interested in sponsoring the podcast? Please fill out the form attim.blog/sponsor. Discover Tim’s books:tim.blog/books. Follow Tim: Twitter:twitter.com/tferriss Instagram:instagram.com/timferriss Facebook:facebook.com/timferriss YouTube:youtube.com/timferriss

21 minOCT 10
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#472: Books I've Loved — Debbie Millman

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