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The Human Flourishing Project

Author: Alex Epstein

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Hi, I'm Alex Epstein.

I started the Human Flourishing project to tackle the problem I care about most: human beings lack reliable access to the knowledge we need to flourish.
49 Episodes
Alex Epstein continues his exploration of how the insights of the book Flow can dramatically improve the quality of our leisure time.
Alex Epstein discusses how he is applying the thesis of the book Flow to his leisure time.
Alex Epstein discusses his challenges and successes with going on a “distraction diet” and being more internally directed.
Alex Epstein discusses three recent disruptions to major life routines and how he reengineered his routines to get back on track.
Alex Epstein discusses the mental metrics that he tracks on a daily basis.
Episode 44: No Means Yes

Episode 44: No Means Yes


Alex Epstein discusses how saying “no” to most requests is essential to saying “yes” to your most important values.
Alex Epstein discusses how to recalibrate your standards of success in work and in personal life.
Alex Epstein discusses “reverse procrastination” and how it can lead to increased creativity, joy, and “time choice.”
Alex Epstein discusses one of his favorite lessons he’s learned about learning—which he has recently relearned with his new puppy, Sherlock.
Alex Epstein discusses what he has learned about the psychology of human flourishing from Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead.
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Philip-Alexander Jach

Alex is great

Feb 11th
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