The Tim Ferriss Show Transcripts: Meditation, Mindset, and Mastery (#201)

Please enjoy this transcript of my Tim Ferriss Radio Hour on meditation with Chase Jarvis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sam Harris, and Rainn Wilson. Transcripts may contain a few typos—with some episodes lasting 2+ hours, it’s difficult to catch some minor errors. Enjoy! Listen to the episode here or by selecting any of the options below. Listen onApple …

Jack Kornfield — Finding Freedom, Love, and Joy in the Present (#300)

Jack Kornfield — Finding Freedom, Love, and Joy in the Present (#300)

“Hatred never ceases by hatred, but by love alone is healed. This is the ancient and eternal law.”  – Dhammapada Jack Kornfield (@JackKornfield) trained as a Buddhist monk in the monasteries of Thailand, India, and Burma, shortly thereafter becoming one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practice to the West. He has taught …

Lessons and Warnings From Successful Risk Takers (#292)

Lessons and Warnings From Successful Risk Takers (#292)

“Don’t let someone knock you off your course after you’ve put in all the work.” – Soman Chainani This is a special episode of the podcast, which features three guests: author Soman Chainani (@SomanChainani), author Susan Cain (@susancain), and East Rock Capital co-founder and investor Graham Duncan. All three are featured in my latest book, Tribe …

Sharon Salzberg, World-Renowned Meditation Teacher (#277)

Sharon Salzberg, World-Renowned Meditation Teacher (#277)

“Do the good that’s in front of you, even if it feels very small.” – Sharon Salzberg Sharon Salzberg (@SharonSalzberg) is a central figure in the field of meditation, a world-renowned teacher, and New York Times bestselling author. Sharon has played a crucial role in bringing meditation and mindfulness practices to the West and into …

Fasting vs. Slow-Carb Diet, Top $150 Purchases, Balancing Productivity and Relaxation, and More (#213)

Fasting vs. Slow-Carb Diet, Top $150 Purchases, Balancing Productivity and Relaxation, and More (#213)

“People tend to abandon the good system they’ll follow in search of the perfect system that they will quit.” We’re going to kick off the year with an in-betweenisode where I answer the most popular questions you’ve submitted. If you’re wondering what you can do to ask a question that gets answered in the future, these …

The Random Show – New Favorite Books, Memory Training, and Bets On VR (#171)

The Random Show – New Favorite Books, Memory Training, and Bets On VR (#171)

This is not going to be a long-form interview where I dissect and deconstruct a world-class performer…at least not in the usual fashion. Instead, this is a special edition of The Random Show. I am joined by Kevin Rose (@KevinRose), serial entrepreneur, world-class investor, and all around wild and crazy guy. We discuss a wide …

How to Optimize Creative Output — Jarvis versus Ferriss (#159)

How to Optimize Creative Output — Jarvis versus Ferriss (#159)

“Routine, in an intelligent man, is a sign of ambition.” – W. H. Auden This episode is a conversation/debate/trading of ideas between Chase Jarvis (@ChaseJarvis) and yours truly. We discuss a little bit of everything, including: Optimizing creative output Systems thinking Quota setting Celebrating the small wins Success for type-A personalities Meditation techniques Absurdity The details of …