182: Pedram Shojai - Time Is Our Most Valuable Gift • The Art Of The To-Do List • Smile More :)
By Dr. Jesse Chappus & Marni Wasserman: Health & Wellness Experts
Pedram Shojai is former Taoist monk who is an accomplished physician of Chinese medicine and has lectured on wellness around the world. His no-nonsense approach teaches esoteric concepts to Western readers in an easy to understand way. Today we discuss his new book, The Art of Stopping Time. In this episode, we discuss: Most people are in a state of overwhelm Time is our most valuable gift At the end of the day, the teacher can't give you anything Assembling your life garden Your worth in society isn't how busy you are How saying yes can mean saying no to things we've already committed to Imagine yourself on your deathbed You'll be pushing up flowers Start making appointments for yourself and your self-care Using airplane mode to keep you from getting distracted We don't know how to be anymore, we have to do and produce What doing nothing really means Enjoy every moment like it's your last time experiencing it... it is If you have a to-do list that won’t get done by the end of the day, you're sentencing yourself to a life of misery The art of the to-do list Needs vs. wants The simple act of smiling Sipping tea can be a meditative practice You can't be "on" all the time How to properly construct your bucket list Show sponsors: CoreChair <== Apply the code tuhpcc at checkout for your listener discount (free shipping in North America)* Perfect Keto <== 20% off Perfect Keto products and they ship worldwide (free shipping in the US)* Sunwarrior <== 10% off all Sunwarrior products & free shipping over $100* Related links: Pedram Shojai - The Art of Stopping Time (book)* Pedram Shojai - The Urban Monk (book)* Well.Org website (Pedram's the founder) The Urban Monk (Pedram's website) Follow Pedram on Facebook and Instagram Listen to Ryan Nicodemus previously on TUHP (episode #132) Minimilism: A Documentary About the Important Things* Marie Kondo - The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up (book)* Note: Links marked with an asterisk (*) are affiliate links. Making a purchase through these links won't cost you anything but we will receive a small commission. This is an easy, free way of supporting the podcast. Thank you! How can you support our podcast? 1. Apple users, please subscribe and review our show on iTunes, we make sure to read them all. Android users, be sure to subscribe to our show on Google Play Music. Subscribers never miss any of the action ;) 2. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. You can use the envelope button below to email a friend or tell them about TUHP in person. 3. Join TUHP Facebook group (FREE). This is where we all stay in touch and ask questions in between episodes. Join our community. 4. Our favourite social media platform is Instagram. Follow our adventures. 5. Download our Habits app for iOS. You choose the healthy habits you want to implement and maintain and our app will help keep you on track. Download Habits app*. 6. Share using the buttons below. Thank you!