Scott Carney is an investigative journalist and anthropologist who has worked in some of the most dangerous and unlikely corners of the world.

He is the New York Times bestselling author of What Doesn’t Kill Us and his latest book, The Wedge explores our relationships with comfort, consciousness, and death while providing valuable tools to moderate our behaviors in the moments between stimulus and response, and to restore our innate resilience.

In this episode:

  • How our current lives are at odds with our biology (and what we can do about it)
  • “We’ve chosen the cleverness of our tools over the power of our bodies”
  • Using the The Wedge as a tool to master the moment(s) of choice between stimulus and response
  • How controlling our breath can boost our immune system
  • Why intentionally forgoing comfort is such a powerful practice
  • Accepting the inevitability of death
  • Scott Carney’s Top Tips to
    • Be Better
    • Do Better

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