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Physical Health

Resources to help you become fitter through sleep, movement and other physical activities

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"Winning the Game of Weight Loss" by Neurogym

Struggling to keep your weight off? Then the issue might have more to do with your brain than anything else. Winning the Game of Weight Loss is a science-based method that tackles just that — by retraining your brain (and thus your self-image, cravings and habits) for permanent fat loss.

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"The Energy Blueprint" Masterclass by Ari Whitten

Sick and tired of being sick and tired? Then the Energy Blueprint might help. In this 4-part masterclass, you'll discover a comprehensive, science-based system to overcome your fatigue and regain your energy (and by extension your life).

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"Why We Sleep" by Matthew Walker

If you think that sleeping is anti-productive and a complete waste of time, you'd better think again. In this seminal book, Dr. Walker goes over how sleep can impact virtually all areas of your life — from health, mood to learning and productivity.

(Dr. Walker also hosts a 15-part masterclass on the science of better sleep at

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Fitness and Wellness Masterclass by Joe Holder

Hosted by a former football star and fitness specialist, this 12-part masterclass will teach you how to build your diet and fitness regimen so as to become the best version of yourself.

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"Spark: The Revolutionary New Science of Exercise and the Brain" by John Ratey and Eric Hagerman

Authored by the renowned psychiatrist John Ratey, Spark is the scientific book that explains — in great detail — how exercise is truly a holy grail that remodels our brain for both peak performance and longevity.

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"Move Your DNA: Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement" by Katy Bowman

Authored by the renowned biomechanist Katy Bowman, Move Your DNA is a science-based book that pioneers the idea of movements as nutrients (and how the conventional exercise paradigm can lead to movement malnutrition).

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"The Blue Zones" by Dan Buettner

Authored by National Geographic Fellow Dan Buettner, The Blue Zones documents the eating and living habits of people in the Blue Zones — 5 geographical areas with the longest-living people in the world.

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"The Comfort Crisis" by Michael Easter

Authored by the award-winning journalist Michael Easter, The Comfort Crisis explores the idea that it's discomfort — not comfort — that holds the key to health, happiness, performance and a life worth living.



Resources on one of the most important pillars of health — diet — and its ancillary topics such as dieting and fasting

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"In Defense of Food" by Michael Pollan

Authored by food journalist Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food cautions the trend and science of reducing food into nutrients, and suggests that healthy eating be guided instead by the now-iconic phrase "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants."

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"The Okinawa Program" by Bradley Willcox, Craig Willcox and Makoto Suzuki

Straight from the researchers behind the famed 25-year Okinawa Centenarian Study, The Okinawa Program documents the diet, exercise and lifestyle practices that make the Okinawans one of the healthiest and longest-lived people on Earth.

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"The Longevity Diet" by Walter Longo

Unlike most books on diet, The Longevity Diet covers a science-based approach to eating and fasting that optimizes lifespan. Whether it's to lose weight, enhance cognition or to prevent aging and diseases, the Longevity Diet has it in mind.

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"Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy" by Walter Willett and Patrick Skerrett

Authored in part by the 25-year chair of nutrition at Harvard, Eat, Drink, and Be Healthy is a guide on food selection and healthy eating based on the latest research on diet and a set of relatively-simple nutritional principles.


Mental Health

Resources on mastering one's mind, finding purpose, fostering deep relationships and seeking happiness

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Mindfulness and Meditation Masterclass by Jon Kabat-Zinn

Hosted by a 40-year veteran of the Western mindfulness movement, mindfulness and meditation masterclass will help you establish a mindfulness practice so that you can calm your stress, control your thought and live in a state of joy and peace.

"The Science of Well-Being" course by Yale University

"The Science of Well-Being" Course by Yale University

Developed by the famed Yale professor Laurie Santos, The Science of Well-Being will introduce you to the science of happiness, so that you can stay clear of its obstacles and rewire yourself into a happier, more purposeful living being.

"Finding Purpose and Meaning in Life" course by Michigan University

"Finding Purpose and Meaning in Life" by University of Michigan

Taught by Michigan University professor Vic Strecher, Finding Purpose and Meaning in Life is a course deliberately constructed to help you discover and plan out the most important things in your life.

"Man's Search of Meaning" by Viktor Frankl

"Man's Search of Meaning" by Viktor Frankl

Arguably one of the most profound books of our time, Man's Search of Meaning documents Dr. Frankl's own experience in Nazi concentration camp, and how it leads to a therapy which consists in identifying the meaning of life in spite of adversity.

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"The 5 Love Languages" by Gary Chapman

A seminal work on maintaining romantic relationship, The 5 Love Languages identifies five general ways romantic partners express and experience love, and how you can use it in practice to rekindle your relationship and build love that lasts.

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"The Four Agreements" by Don Miguel Ruiz

A time-tested work based on Toltec wisdom, The Four Agreements presents a simple-yet-effective code of conduct which transforms one's suffering and self-limiting beliefs into inner peace and personal freedom.

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"Think Like a Monk" by Jay Shetty

Authored by a monk-turned-social-media-superstar, Think Like a Monk is a distillation of ancient wisdom that tackles negativity, stress and bad habits head-on — so that you can retrain yourself to live in a state of peace and freedom.



Resources on effective learning, with topics ranging from accelerated learning and speed-reading to memory hacks and cognitive tools

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Magnetic Memory Method by Anthony Metivier

Developed by a heavyweight memory trainer, Magnetic Memory Method will help you develop an astounding memory for anything from names and words to numbers and speeches — and transform the way you think about your memory capabilities.

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"Learning How to Learn" Course by McMaster University and UC San Diego

Hosted by star professors Barbara Oakley and Terrence Sejnowski, Learning How to Learn is a course which explores the science of learning, and the powerful techniques which you can use to learn and remember a subject more effectively.

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"Keep Sharp" by Sanjay Gupta

Authored by the famed medical reporter Sanjay Gupta, Keep Sharp provides a comprehensive overview of the latest research on brain health, along with a practical 12-week program which you can use to strengthen your brain every day.

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"Limitless" by Jim Kwik

Authored by the high-profile brain coach Jim Kwik, Limitless features an exhaustive set of field-tested tips for learning, memorizing and processing things faster — so that you can achieve more in less time and become "limitless".

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"Moonwalking with Einstein" by Joshua Foer

Authored by a US memory champion, Moonwalking with Einstein documents Joshua's own journey in the world of competitive memory, and a series of mnemonic techniques which he and others use to achieve seemingly-impossible feats.


Critical Thinking

Resources on how to think and behave rationally — so as to not fall prey to false beliefs, agendas and ideologies

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Scientific Thinking and Communication Masterclass by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Hosted by the famed astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Scientific Thinking and Communication is a 12-part masterclass which explores the tools and techniques used in science for the pursuit and communication of objective truths.

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"Thinking, Fast and Slow" by Daniel Kahneman

Written by a world-renowned expert on judgement and decision making, Thinking, Fast and Slow provides a thorough examination on the two types of thinking, along with the ways we customarily use them to our detriments and benefits.

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"Noise" by Daniel Kahneman, Olivier Sibony and Cass Sunstein

A natural sequel of Thinking, Fast and Slow, Noise explores the systemic impacts noises and biases have in our decision making, and the simple things we can do to reduce them and avoid costly mistakes in the long run.

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"Fooled by Randomness" by Nassim Nicholas Taleb

A classic on human fallibility, Fooled by Randomness explores the common mistake of attributing luck to skills (or other non-random causes), and how this ignorance of randomness can be costly in our different areas of professional endeavors.



Resources on being more efficient through better mindset, better planning, better routines and better habits

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Book cover of "Atomic Habits" by James Clear

"Atomic Habits" by James Clear

A most comprehensive and actionable guide on habit, Atomic Habits delves into how good and bad habits are formed, and how you can create a system to enforce the good ones and dispel the bad ones with a minimal amount of effort.

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"Essentialism" by Greg McKeown

If you are often overworked or feeling unproductive, then maybe what you need is to step back and focus on the essentials. Essentialism is the crystallization of that philosophy, which will help you achieve more and focus on the things that count.

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"Deep Work" by Cal Newport

In our increasingly-distracting world, the ability of focus is becoming rarer and rarer. Deep Work is all about reversing that trend, and it does so by advocating an actionable 4-rule regimen which will help you achieve more with less time spent.

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"The Miracle Morning" by Hal Elrod

Authored by a survivor of car crash, economic depression and cancer, The Miracle Morning revolves around a 6-letter system which you can use to optimize your morning routine and in doing so, eliminate your obstacles and transform your life.

(The documentary version of the book, The Miracle Morning Movie, is also available on Amazon for US viewers.)


Goal Fulfillment

Resources on goal-oriented mindset, goal planning, goal execution and goal tracking

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"Winning the Game of Fear" by Neurogym

Fear and uncertainty can be debilitating, but it doesn't need to be. With Winning the Game of Fear, you'll learn a science-based method for uncovering and releasing your conscious/unconscious fears — so that you can begin to cultivate the beliefs and habits towards your goals and dreams.

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"Winning the Game of Procrastination" by Neurogym

Often find yourself pushing things to tomorrow? Then the source of it is probably emotional. With Winning the Game of Procrastination, you'll learn a brain-based method to stop that behavior — so that you can reclaim your confidence and repurpose your time towards the things that matter.

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"Exceptional Life" Training by Neurogym

Successful people are who they are because they achieve what they want faster than most of us. With the Exceptional Life training, you'll be personally guided by a top-notch community to do the same — by upgrading your mindset, skills and actions towards your biggest goals and dreams.

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"Mindset" by Carol Dweck

Authored by a world-renowned Stanford psychologist, Mindset reveals how success in different human endeavors is tied to the concept of growth mindset, and offers a few ways to cultivate it so that you can live a happier, more successful life.


Business & Finance

Resources on financial education, business building, marketing and other related topics

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"Winning the Game of Money" by Neurogym

Often find yourself struggling with money? Then you're not alone. With Winning the Game of Money, you'll discover a science-based system to change your money story, remove your money obstacles, recover from debts, and finally be on your way to sustainable wealth.

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"DotCom Secrets" by Russell Brunson

Authored by a legendary marketer and entrepreneur, Dotcom Secrets argues that funnels are what make or break your online business, and offers many field-tested funnels and scripts which you can use to drastically increase your leads and sales.

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"Expert Secrets" by Russell Brunson

You have a business, and people come to you for expert advice. What's the best thing you can do to transform their lives — all of the while remaining profitable in the process? That's what you're going to find out in Russell Brunson's Expert Secrets.

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"Traffic Secrets" by Russell Brunson

Your business might have great products and sale funnels, but if no one comes to you, none of that will matter. Luckily, Traffic Secrets offers the answer to that problem, where you'll discover a tested system for filling your site with visitors. 

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"30 Days Summit" by ClickFunnels

"If you suddenly lose all your income from your online business, what would you do in 30 days to get yourself back on track?" That's what 30 online millionaires are going to reveal in great detail in this jam-packed 30 Days Summit.

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"Rich Dad Poor Dad" by Robert Kiyosaki

An all-time classic on financial literacy, Rich Dad Poor Dad documents Kiyosaki's own experience with his two dads — rich dad and poor dad — and how their different beliefs and habits around money lead to their different financial outcomes.

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"Tax-Free Wealth" by Tom Wheelwright

Authored by a world-renowned tax professional, Tax-Free Wealth is a revelatory guide that shows that tax policy is the way it is to incentivize certain behaviors, and by following these behaviors, it's possible to achieve tax-free wealth.

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"The Lean Startup" by Eric Ries

Championing the minimalist approach to running a business, The Lean Startup reveals a scientific process of identifying demands and developing products — so that businesses can thrive and adapt with optimal capital/labor efficiency.



To be sustainable, you need to be able to fully express yourself. Here are some resources to help you out on that front.

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"Singorama" by Melanie Alexander

Singing is a most liberating thing you can do as a human being. With Singorama, you'll be exposed to a simple, transformative system to quickly improve your vocal range, accuracy and techniques — so that you can begin to express yourself fully.

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"Pianoforall" by Robin Hall

Learning to play piano by ear can liberate yourself and change your life. With the very popular Pianoforall, you'll get a practical, step-by-step method to play pretty much any tune you want — while building a theoretical foundation you can rely upon.

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"How to Play Guitar" Specialization by Berklee College of Music

Created by one of the most prestigious music schools in the world, How to Play Guitar is a specialization that will turn you from a guitar beginner into a seasoned player — with the techniques and theory needed to play even your favorite songs.

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Writing Masterclass by Malcolm Gladwell

Good writing can convey messages, but great writing can change people's lives. With Malcolm Gladwell's 24-part writing masterclass, you will discover a system Gladwell himself uses to craft a work of high compellingness and impact.



Resources on how to become less reliant on the system, with topics ranging from farming and home medicine to foraging and other traditional skills

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Gardening Masterclass by Ron Finley

Want to grow your own food and feed your community? With Ron Finley's 10-part gardening masterclass, you'll learn how to fertilize your soil, plant seeds and harvest produces so that you can live a more harmonious life with healthier food.

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Wilderness Survival Masterclass by Jessie Krebs

Taught by a former US Air Force veteran with 30+ years of experience, this 16-part wilderness survival masterclass will teach you the mindset and the various skills needed to explore the outdoors and survive in the wild.

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"The Grow System" by Marjory Wildcraft

Authored by the founder of The Grow Network, The Grow System argues that self-sufficiency is a viable way to health, wealth and happiness, and provides numerous strategies to help you produce healthy food and herbal medicines at home.

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"Back to Basics" by Abigail Gehring (editor)

A most thorough collection of traditional-skill-related projects, Back to Basics will teach you anything from building cabins, raising chickens to crafting tables and making cheese — so that you can enjoy a healthier, greener and simpler way of life.



Resources on sustainability-related concepts such as resilience, independence, minimalism and meritocracy

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"Thinking in Systems: A Primer" by Donella Meadows

A seminal work on systems theory, Thinking in Systems will expose you to the conceptual tools and methods of systems thinking, and illustrates how they can be used to tackle issues of different scales without succumbing to naive thinking.

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"Antifragile" by Nassim Nicolas Taleb

Authored by the great Nassim Nicolas Taleb, Antifragile explores the concept of getting stronger from shocks and unforeseen events, and argues for the different ways of antifragilizing the world to better cope with randomness and uncertainties.

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"The Meritocracy Trap" by Daniel Markovits

Authored by an elite university law professor, The Meritocracy Trap exposes how the current implementation of "a society based on merit" is rigged, and how it fills our system with increased mistrust, division and inequity.



Resources about the systems that govern us, with topics ranging from economy, civilization to conservation and policies

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Conservation Masterclass by Jane Goodall

Hosted by a world-renowned primatologist, this 29-part conservation masterclass draws upon Dr. Goodall's experiences with chimpanzees, and shares with us what they teach us about ourselves and our relationship with our ecology.

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"Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed" by Jared Diamond

Authored by the famed professor Jared Diamond, Collapse identifies the different social/economic/environmental factors that have led to societal collapses in the past, and informs us about the things we can do to avoid going down the same path.

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"The Sixth Extinction" by Elizabeth Kolbert

Winner of the 2015 Pulitzer Prize, The Sixth Extinction argues that the world is currently on the verge of a most devastating mass extinction in the history, and identifies a series of environmental factors which could accelerate its course.

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"A Short History of Progress" by Ronald Wright

A seminal work on the concept of progress trap, A Short History of Progress reveals how progress often leads us to unintended problems which we're unwilling/unable to solve, and how this can fuel a feedback loop leading to our own downfall.

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