Why Working Hard Isn’t The Answer | Aubrey Marcus on Impact Theory

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Modern-day philosopher and Onnit CEO Aubrey Marcus believes optimizing our lives comes down to our daily choices. He teaches that by taking the time to learn our fears and insecurities we can start making decisions to counteract them leading to healthier, more balanced lives. The author of Own The Day, Own Your Life discusses how to master your willpower on this episode of Impact Theory with Tom Bilyeu.


SHOW NOTES:

Aubrey breaks down the science of optimizing his work ethic. [2:47]
Aubrey discusses how to weaponize the power of belief for success. [7:26]
Aubrey on dealing with fear and the consequences of pursuing fearlessness. [14:07]
Aubrey details what he’s learned by being in an open relationship. [21:02]
Aubrey shares concepts and stories that display the power of choice. [25:16]
Aubrey gives some practical tips for living optimally. [31:21]
Aubrey reveals the impact he wants to have on the world. [35:00]

QUOTES:
“And I think the psyche is just the same as the body in that we perform best when we have periods where we push and then periods where we reflect, integrate, recover.” [3:13]

“You gotta realize there is no such thing as failure, there’s just learning.” [12:18]


“You just gotta understand, the only thing that you’re responsible for is your best. You can’t do better than your best. You just do your best. And if you try to obsess too much, you’re not doing your best, you’re gonna be paralyzed.” [14:08]

“We have the ability to tap into that superpower of choice, that superpower of free will.” [29:20]

“We have way more power than we recognize, and what people will tell us that we have.” [34:15]

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PEOPLE MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Nick Littlehales – bit.ly/2pb2vT1 [33:32]

BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Own The Day, Own Your Life – amzn.to/2ASC08j [2:06] Sleep – amzn.to/2pb2C0T [33:34]

COURSES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:

Go For Your Win – bit.ly/2xlaMYp [11:08]

COMPANIES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Onnit – bit.ly/Ps5Fhg [0:52]

CONCEPTS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
Nagual – bit.ly/2xoeIYr [25:12]

PODCAST MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE:
The Aubrey Marcus Podcast – bit.ly/2rJnaO2 [34:40]
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