One of my resolutions this new year has been to curb my social media habit. In an effort to cut back on my screen time, I started listening to podcasts in the morning instead of scrolling through Facebook. I have found it so enjoyable, I thought I’d share what I’ve found.
Dave Asprey created Bulletproof almost a decade ago as a personal account of how he lost 100 pounds with a high-fat diet and minimal exercise and used brain training techniques to improve performance, all while sleeping less than 5 hours a night.
Now, founder & CEO of Bulletproof, and creator of the widely-popular Bulletproof Coffee, Asprey is a two-time New York Times bestselling author, host of the Webby award-winning podcast Bulletproof Radio, and has been featured on the Today show, Fox News, Nightline, Dr. Oz, and many more.
This month, I started listening to the Bulletproof radio podcasts in the morning. I especially enjoyed the episode with Dr Perlmutter of Grain Brain and Dr William Davis, the author of Wheat Belly. This podcast is a great way to get some inspiration with your morning Bulletproof Coffee. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/bulletproof-radio/id451295014?mt=2
By now, you know that I favor the Paleo diet.
In this podcast, bestselling authors and Paleo devotees Diane Sanfilippo and Liz Wolfe come together to share their knowledge on health, nutrition and everything related to the Paleosphere. Their banter is a delight to listen to—fun, light-hearted and engaging.
Granted, I’m a “hormone geek”, so I was especially intrigued by recent the episodes with Dr. Jolene Brighten on Post-Birth Control Syndrome, and the effects of birth control pills on libido. But, with 52 new episodes added every year, you’re sure to find something in the archives you’ll find interesting, too. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/balanced-bites-modern-paleo/id461802297?mt=2
If you love the TEDtalk videos on YouTube as much as I do, you’ll appreciate this curated playlist of TED health-related presentations. There are 140 talks in the library, and I’ve yet to find a one that is anything less than fascinating. Topics are wide ranging — from the effects of public libraries on public health to teaching our bodies to heal faster — with many talks on aging, DNA, and brain health.
One particularly touching talk is Simone George’s A Love Letter to Realism in a Time of Grief about her relationship with her husband Mike Pollock following a debilitating accident. It is one that you’ll find yourself thinking about for days after—equal parts humbling and inspiring.