While preparing to deploy with the U.S. Army Marcus suffered a severe spinal injury that left him paralyzed. After dying on the operating table twice, the surgeons saved his life, but told him he’d never walk again. Having no other option, Marcus started doing some brutally honest soul searching, looking for the lesson to be learned from his injury. Once he started seeing his Adversity as a gift instead of a curse, something miraculous began to happen… “The Gift of Adversity” tells the inspiring story and lessons learned from overcoming pain and paralysis to find purpose. Based on Marcus Aurelius Anderson’s life and TEDx talk, “The Gift of Adversity” gives functional and inspiring wisdom that can be applied in personal development, motivation, and achievement.
My thoughts: Marcus is a gem! We crossed paths at such a pivotal time in my life. His book moved my soul and sent me on a journey that I am still on to this day! He has a huge heart, and betting on him is never a disappointment. Be sure to check out his book, and his website as he offers mindset coaching, speaking arrangements, and a podcast.
We are the owners of our destiny, we have the ability to trace a new path, everyday we have a blank slate to perform the changes we want to leave in our amazing canvas, called life. What does it take to do that? Why do we think is complicated? Because we were programmed to think that, we were domesticated to react, be guided and biased by external stimuli, when all our power resides within and we possess the best compass to live an extraordinary and healthy life, an organ that is the center of every coherent vibration ..Your Heart! Through an engaging story of a couple you will discover amazing and helpful everyday practical insights, teachings and scientific based information to start becoming empowered of your own healing journey and leave behind the program that was installed in you by old patterns and beliefs.
My thoughts: You know that feeling when you meet someone and you both just get it? David gets it! Not only is he smart (his background is in Molecular Biomedicine) he is also a great guy! He is the kind of guy that you want to support. Speaking of support, be sure to check out his book and his website as he puts out content, has a podcast, and offers courses. Growing From Within, I have personally taken and enjoyed!
Each episode, Tim deconstructs world-class performers from eclectic areas (investing, sports, business, art, etc.) to extract the tactics, tools, and routines you can use. This includes favorite books, morning routines, exercise habits, time-management tricks, and much more. Past guests include Hugh Jackman, Dr. Jane Goodall, Neil Gaiman, Arnold Schwarzenegger, LeBron James, Elizabeth Gilbert, Ray Dalio, Michael Lewis, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Kevin Hart, Edward Norton, Tony Robbins, Maria Sharapova, Jamie Foxx, Maria Popova, Peter Thiel, Marc Andreessen, Amanda Palmer, Malcolm Gladwell, Vince Vaughn, Rick Rubin, Reid Hoffman, Jon Favreau, Whitney Cummings, Matthew McConaughey, and 400+ more.
My thoughts: I love this podcast! There was a time I considered going back to school, then decided I would school myself in Tim Ferriss instead. His interviews, the guests he chooses, the depth of conversation, the jokes, the authenticity, the tools him and his guests provide, are truly unmatched. He is the author of five #1 NYT/WSJ bestsellers and has an amazing blog I also love, full of resources. This guy is humble as hell and absolutely contagious. Check him out!