Brad Stulberg

My annual list includes titles by George Saunders, Kate Bowler, Cal Newport, and more.

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Welcome to the annual reading list. If you are familiar with my work, you’ll know that it integrates ideas, research, and practices from diverse domains. (See my latest book for a great example.) People always ask me how I do this. The answer is simple: I do my best to…

The popular psychological construct can propel you forward — but it can also set you way back

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In my junior year of high-school, I applied to the prestigious Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. I didn’t get in. Over the years, I’ve submitted essays and articles to all kinds of publications, from my local newspaper to the New York Times. Countless more have been rejected than…

Here’s what real wellness is—and how to achieve it

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From coast to coast, wellness is a thing. In Silicon Valley, techies are swooning over tarot-card readers. In New York, you can hook up to a “detox” IV at a lounge. Online, companies like Goop promote “8 Crystals For Better Energy” and a detox-delivery meal kit, complete with “nutritional supplements…

Showing restraint takes discipline, but you’ll be better able to race ahead when it really matters

The day you launch a book feels like sprinting an all-out mile. The only thing is this: at the end of the all-out mile, you find yourself on the start-line of a 5K, which is launch week. So you keep sprinting your 5K, only to find yourself at the end…

Brad Stulberg

Bestselling author of The Practice of Groundedness ( Co-Creator of The Growth Equation. Coach to executives, entrepreneurs, and MDs.

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