Neil Pasricha (IG: @neilpasricha) is a New York Times bestselling author that is all about living intentionally. His current work focuses under the themes of gratitude, happiness, failure, resilience, and trust.
Neil gives over 50 speeches a year at places like TED, SXSW, and Google. He also hosts an Apple “Best of 2018” podcast called 3 Books where he’s on a 15-year-long mission to uncover and discuss the 1000 most formative books in the world.
Neil’s book, You Are Awesome, is launching today.
In this episode, we discuss:
- Building resilience by tearing away the layers
- Will it matter on my deathbed?
- Reveal to heal
- 3 simple prompts to start your day
- Don’t Look Back In Anger Theory
- Practicing gratitude in the mornings
- How Neil’s blog (1000 Awesome Things) became therapeutic
- Gratitude builds a shield of resilience
- Do you suffer from decision fatigue?
- The idea of practicing untouchable days
- Battling cellphone & social media addiction
- Becoming anti-fragile
- More failure = more success
- Purposeful failure increases learning
- What is benign envy?
- Sharing your failures
- The Spotlight Effect
- How to develop confidence
- Are you spending enough time alone?
- The path of pain and punishment
- 168 hours a week
- Neil’s thoughts on parenthood
- Intentional living inspired by Neil’s wife, Leslie
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Neil Pasricha – You Are Awesome (book)
Neil Pasricha’s website
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3 Books with Neil Pasricha (podcast)
1000 Awesome Things (blog)
Neil Pasricha – Two-Minute Mornings (journal)
Neil Pasricha – The Happiness Equation (book)
Neil Pasricha – The Book of Awesome
Neil Pasricha – The Book of (Even More) Awesome
Listen to Neil Pasricha previously on TUHP (episode #265)
Adam Atler – Irresistible (book)
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Malcom Gladwell (books)
Warren Buffet (books)
Tim Urban – Wait But Why – Taming The Mammoth: Why You Should Stop Caring What Other People Think (article)
Mark Manson – The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck (book)
Listen to Mark Manson previously on TUHP (episode #293)
Listen to Gretchen Rubin previously on TUHP (episode #037 and #207)
312: James Altucher – Reinvent Yourself, Defining Freedom, Comedians See The Truth
318: Michael Hyatt – Achieve More By Doing Less, Work Productivity Hacks, The Power Of Constraints
286: Cal Newport – Digital Minimalism • Create Time For Solitude • Stop Socializing On Social Media
252: Srinivas Rao – Creating For An Audience Of One • Creativity Leads To Happiness • Cognitive Bandwidth
242: Sarah Knight – You Do You • Happiness In Imperfection • Managing Anxiety
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