Saturday, November 26, 2022

book: You, Happier by Daniel Amen, MD

Psychology ("software") can not run well on dysfunctional brain (hardware).

While mostly advertising his doctor's offices service, including brain imaging, that is risky on its own, there are some reasonable food and lifestyle advices in the book

You, Happier | Daniel G. Amen, MD


Dr. Daniel Amen | Amen Clinics

Brain Health Assessment by Dr. Daniel Amen | #1 Brain Type Quiz

podcast interviews with the book author

The Correlation Between Happiness & Brain Health - David Perlmutter M.D.

The Correlation Between Happiness & Brain Health - with Dr. Amen | The Empowering Neurologist EP153 - YouTube

You, Happier: Dr. Daniel Amen - YouTube by FranklinCovey

reviews / summaries

Book Review: You, Happier, by Dr. Daniel Amen | LinkedIn

You, Happier: The 7 Neuroscience Secrets of Feeling Good Based on Your Brain Type by Daniel G. Amen MD, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble®


1 The Seven Secrets to Happiness No One Is Talking About 

Part 1 The Neuroscience of Brain Types and Happiness
2 Finding Happiness in the Brain
3 An Introduction to Brain Typing
4 The Balanced Brain Type: Happy Brain Systems and Balanced Neurochemicals 
5 The Spontaneous Brain Type: The Prefrontal Cortex and Dopamine 
6 The Persistent Brain Type: The Brain's Gear Shifters and Serotonin 
7 The Sensitive Brain Type: The Limbic System and Oxytocin and Endorphins 
8 The Cautious Brain Type: The Anxiety Centers and GABA 

Part 2 The Biology of Happiness
9 Bright Minds Are Happier: 11 Essential Strategies to Optimize Your Brain for a More Positive Outlook 
10 Happy Nutraceuticals: Natural Ways to Feel Good 1
11 The You, Happier Diet: Happy Foods vs. Sad Foods 

Part 3 The Psychology of Happiness
12 Anchoring Happiness into Your Nervous System: Practices That Train Your Brain to Be Happy 
13 Positivity Bias Training: Directing Your Mind to What's Good 

Part 4 The Social Connections of Happiness
14 Happy Connections: The Neuroscience of Relationship Bliss 
15 Happiness Around the World: What Different Cultures Teach Us about Happiness 

Part 5 The Spirituality of Happiness
16 Clarity: Core Values, Purpose, and Goals in the Four Circles 

Conclusion: The Daily Journey of Happiness 
Gratitude and Appreciation 

Saturday, November 19, 2022

book: A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy by William B. Irvine

A Guide to the Good Life, Irvine offers a refreshing presentation of Stoicism, showing how this ancient philosophy can still direct us toward a better life. 

A Guide to the Good Life by William B. Irvine @ Heroic/Optimize/Brian Johnson

Saturday, November 12, 2022

coaching and leaderships books by Marshall Goldsmith

Marshall Goldsmith: The Essentials Of Leadership @ The Knowledge Project

Lessons from a Life of Leadership | Marshall Goldsmith | Knowledge Project 142 - YouTube

"you have to learn to quit being right all the time and quit being smart all the time
and quit thinking this is a contest about how smart you are and how right you are and realize that 
I'm here to make a positive difference in the world
and me being smart and me being right is probably no longer the way to do that"

you just do these six questions every day you're gonna have a better life 

every question starts with "did I do my best to ...", that is in our control; 1-10

1. ... set clear goals
2. ... achieving the goals
3. ...f ind meaning every day
4. ... be happy
5. ...positive relationships
6. ... fully engaged and present

Saturday, November 5, 2022

book: Originals by Adam Grant

book: Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World eBook : Grant, Adam

TED talk by the author

The surprising habits of original thinkers | Adam Grant - YouTube


by Productivity Game

  • Question the default 
  • Protect your downside
  • Broaden you interests
  • Generate more bad ideas
  • Procrastinate on purpose

PNTV: Originals by Adam Grant (#283) - YouTube

by Brian Johnson (Heroic / Optimize)

author's web site

Adam Grant – Books, Podcast, TED Talks, Newsletter, Articles

Principles for Successful Teamwork | Alan Mulally

Principles for Successful Teamwork | Alan Mulally | Knowledge Project Podcast 151 - YouTube

"Longtime Ford Motor Company CEO Alan Mulally discusses the formation of his leadership strategy and how you can apply his lessons to your life and business, the principles of how a team can work together toward a larger goal, creating a culture of love by design, the role of the leader, what happens when people opt out of working together, how to use the ideas of working together in your family life, and so much more."

Podcast Archive - Farnam Street

Alan Mulally - Wikipedia

Alan Mulally - Working Together - YouTube : Alan Mulally

American Icon: Alan Mulally and the Fight to Save Ford Motor Company: Hoffman, Bryce G.: 9780307886064: Books