Monthly

05/18
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To read/ watch: (articles/videos)
String Theory Explained – What is The True Nature of Reality?
Jazz improv and your brain: The key to creativity?
Liking Yourself Despite & For The Things That Don’t Fit In: Lary
How to Enjoy School, John Fish


04/18 To read/ watch: (articles/videos)
– Daila Ojeda: Finding Community in France
– Arguments for agnosticism, Leonard Susskind
– How does dark energy drive the Universe? Leonard Susskind
– Education, a system of indoctrination of the young, Noam Chomsky
Why we do what we do, Tony Robbins
The Before Trilogy – Love Over Time
* Staceyann Chin:
– LivingRoomProtest 27: Girls Can Do Everything!
– The Other Side of Paradise (Staceyann Chin’s memoir)
* Button poetry:
“Alternate Universe in Which I Am Unfazed by the Men Who Do Not Love Me”
– “Friend Zone”
– “Manic Pixie Dream Girl”
– “OCD”
– “Ode to the Women on Long Island”
Let’s teach for mastery — not test scores, Sal Khan


03/18
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To read/ watch: (articles/videos)
Knitting for refugees – Knitaid
The surprising solution to ocean plastic, David Katz (obviously, reducing plastic consumption and cleaning the ocean should be part of the solution too but, I like his idea. It’s smart!)
The Soul of Free Solo Climbing: Alex Honnold
The Best Teacher I Never Had: On Richard Feynman
Richard Feynman: Why?
Decision making/ Who you spend time with


02/18
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To read/ watch: (articles/videos)
Rob Hopkins (activist/ writer on environmental issues)
Movement Archery Workshop, Boston, February 2018
Evolve Move Play Podcast: Episode 4 – Tom Weksler
* Mental Models: How to Train Your Brain to Think in New Ways
Alice Phoebe Lou (cool artist) – and her instagram
Freeman Dyson: A ‘Rebel’ Without a Ph.D.
Men of Mathematics – (book that inspired Freeman Dyson and John Nash)
Theaster Gates: How to revive a neighborhood: with imagination, beauty and art


01/18:
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To read/ watch: (articles/videos)
* Tell me again, how do I become a badass? Sanni McCandless
Why less is more, Colin Wright
The Middle East’s cold war explained
Syria’s war: who is fighting and why
How to make stress your friend, Kelly McGonigal
“The Growth Mindset”, Carol Dweck (Talks at Google)
The skill of self confidence, Dr. Ivan Joseph
Introduction to Superposition (quantum physics)


12/17:
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To read/ watch: (articles/videos)
5 learning strategies, Barbara Oakley (or a video)
Brief Introduction to Special relativity, MIT
Relativity: The Special and General Theory, Albert Einstein
* 4th dimension explained: video 1 (Carl Sagan)video 2
Words that don’t belong to everyone, Ta-Nehisi
TEDx: The future we’re building – and boring, Elon Musk
Gravitational Waves: A New Era of Astronomy Begins
Former Facebook exec: social media is ripping apart society, Chamath Palihapitiya
Study: Brain battles itself over short-term rewards, long-term goals
Neuroscience Could Bring Us Eternal Bliss, But Is That a Good Thing? Shelly Fan
Darwin Was a Slacker and You Should Be Too, Alex Soojung-Kim Pang


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To read/ watch: (articles/videos)
Speaking of Nature, Robin Kimmerer
Harvey Weinstein and the Economics of Consent, Brit Marling
How can we comfortably learn to need less sleep? Simon Borg-Olivier
TEDx Portsmouth, Alan Watkins (importance of breath in improving performance)
Man in his arrogance, Carl Sagan
The neuroscience of consciousness, Anil Seth
Why is the sky blue and not violet?
(Chapter 3) Love vs Attachment, Thubten Chodron
How to break emotional habits? Charlie Houpert
Conscious consumerism is a lie. A better way to save the world? Alden Wicker

 


Yoga/ Meditation:
Practice real yoga from the beginning, Petri Räisänen
Ashtanga Yoga, Maty Ezraty
Ashtanga Yoga, Joey Miles
Yuval Harari, author of Sapiens, on how meditation made him a better historian
The science of Yoga (short videos with simple explanations)
Discover Mula Bandha on a physical level, David Garrigues
David Robson: floating
Ashtanga Yoga Intermediate Series with David Robson (1/10)

Climbing videos:
* Power of the Psych – Nathaniel Coleman
Daila Ojeda: Finding Community in France
* Land Of Maybe
Silence – Adam Ondra

Inspirations:
Egon Schiele
Ferus Animi // Terra Nova (London 2016), Tomislav English
Margo Hayes (at Joey’s Valley & La Rambla)
Ido Portal (locomotion research)
Corpo Dell’aria (Mouvement Archery)
Marina Abramović
Ashtanga Yoga, practice
Carl Sagan
Sharmila Desai (her instagram)
Noam Chomsky
Alice Phoebe Lou
Richard Feynman