Mark Manson – The Subtle Art of Not Giving A F*ck
02:28 Brian’s thoughts on the episode.
03:28 Brian’s introduction.
04:01 Visiting London on a world tour.
04:31 Life changes since writing The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck.
09:50 Mark’s view on why the book is so popular.
15:09 Buddhism and Texan upbringing influence on his work.
21:55 Create better problems.
30:48 Two hundred years ago we were living in a world of scarcity now we live in a world of abundance
37:33 Social isolation and loneliness is the root cause of what we are experiencing now.
39:48 Be careful what you hope for.
44:50 Long form interviews give people an opportunity to feel human connection.
47:04 Discerning what are your real values in life.
59:07 Emotions are over-rated, we put too much emphasis on them.
1:00:07 To become the person they want to become people have to overcome their fear.
1:06:21 Why death ends The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck and starts second book Everything is F*cked.
1:13:10 The most highlighted observation in his book.
1:17:21 The two brains which don’t understand or speak to each other.
1:22:26 Changing values produces a mourning period, being scared to become someone with new values.
1:28:57 Our identities are an aggregation of our emotions and experiences over time.
1:34:54 Newton’s three laws of emotion.
1:39:49 What Mark hopes people will take from reading Everything is F*cked.
1:40:55 Peoples feelings are now constantly being manipulated through the economy and technology.
1:44:05 What it was like to publish the second book after the huge success of the first.
1:49:14 Mark’s writing process and how to start writing.
1:55:15 Mark’s daily habit.
1:56:56 What is his superpower.
1:57:53 What does he say to those who complain about the vulgarity in his books.
2:02:59 Best and worst days of his life
2:08:41 What scares Mark.
2:22:12 What we would be surprised to learn about Mark Manson.
2:12:53 What keeps him awake at night.
2:14:03 The message of his latest book.
2:14:35 Advice to the 20 years old Mark.
2:17:43 Success secrets.
2:18:15 Brian’s summing up.
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