This is no easy read. Over 600+ pages, Tim Ferriss outlines all advice, lessons and ideas discussed in his podcasts with overachievers. His guests cover a breadth of different backgrounds and professions. Professional athletes, Silicon Valley serial entrepreneurs, actors, directors, photographers, stand up comedians, CEOs … anyone who’s reached the top of their chosen field has been interviewed.
The book splits across three chapters: Healthier, Wealthier and Happier and offers so many tips and ideas that at times it becomes overwhelming; you can’t help but wonder what you are doing with your life. But we have already started implementing a lot of things suggested in our daily lives in addition to some practices we had already implemented (Eg gratefulness here)
- meditation. Andy was already doing this but I was amazed as to how many ‘titans’ use this
- cold showers. Trying this at the moment (staying next to glacial lakes helps)
- ‘no hurry. no pause’. This is one is specially dedicated to me. I am consciously trying to take in the journey rather than the destination
- slow carb diet. Tim has written a whole book about this here and briefly discusses the diet here. I am trying it out for a month