Hey team, here is your dose of a few things that I am currently buying, pondering, reading, tasting, testing, using or subscribing to. As always, take it or leave it, these things have found there way into my routine because they have made some sort of upgrade or positive effect on my being. Hope they do the same for you!
What I'm Reading
The Obstacle Is The Way - Ryan Holiday
"The trick to forgetting the big picture, is to look at everything close up" - Chuck Palinuck
I seem to be stumbling across the right books at exactly the right time. Subtitled, The Timeless Art of Turning Trials Into Triumph, this shorter read can be translated to multiple real life scenarios that anyone and everyone encounters.
It pushes the notion that we can easily leverage off any situation that may be initially be percieved as "bad" and change that perception to amount a positve action. This book represents the epitomy of stoic thinking and I recommend you immerse yourself in its ideologies.
"A good person dyes events with his own colour, and turns whatever happens into his own benefit" - Seneca
Best Recent Purchase
I have used this with superb result for the purpose of becoming more efficient at utilising fat for energy. L-Carnitine is a thermogenic amino acids that aids in oxidising long chain fatty acids into energy. In the mianstream this supp is widely used as a weighht loss supplement, however used correctly (I usually take 1 tablet of the above 1000mg form on an empty stomach) it can be a great tool for those on a low carbohydrate diet to increase fat burning efficiency and some other cool biological hacks. Try it for yourself though!
Quote I'm Considering
"Man does not simply exist but always decides what his existence will be, what he will become the next moment. By the same token, every human being has the freedom to change at any instant" - Viktor Frankl
A good reminder that you always have the option to change your perspective no matter the situation.
Thanks for reading. I hope this Take 3 gives you more of the tools you need to design your life the way you really want to live it.
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