1.) Iron and the Soul by Henry Rollins – An American artist both as a musician and writer, few people know that Henry Rollins dedicates much of his success to training the body and mind in the gym. In this beautiful essay he cites the “iron” as his best friend through all the ups and downs of being a celebrity. It’s always nice to relate so someone in the limelight who embraces the struggle of hard, brutal, training.
2.) (Podcast) How to Get Better Everyday by Luka Hochevar and Jason Ferruggia – Anytime there are actionable steps for one’s self-improvement, I’m all ears. Too often we see tons of motivating stories or examples of admirable work ethic, but we fail to actually get better because there aren’t guidelines or strategies. “Renegade Radio” does not disappoint, as it’s all about getting better in every facet of life. Luka and Jason use up their airtime very well in this podcast. Turn it on while working or on a drive, and enjoy!
3.) The Odd (And Fffective) Routines of Famous Minds like Beethoven, Maya Angelou, and Francis Bacon by Tim Ferriss – Productivity problems are always going to be considered major roadblocks in the quest toward self-mastery and personal development. Tim Ferriss has arguably the best information on the planet in regards to becoming as efficient as possible in a day and age where distrations are everywhere we look. The most influential people simply navigate these distractions better than everyone else. Here are some famous examples.