Books Recommended by Aubrey Marcus
On Fear, Heartbreak, Raising a Baby Girl, and Cage Fighting
Source: "It is a story of overcoming fear and tragedy in his personal life, including the harrowing journey of an sensitive nerd turned MMA fighter, and the tragic loss of a life partner." - Aubrey Marcus
How to Change Your Mind
What the New Science of Psychedelics Teaches Us About Consciousness, Dying, Addiction, Depression, and Transcendence
Source: "Has done a better job than any I’ve read so far on this subject at rationally, calmly, and scientifically exploring just how impactful psychedelics can be for the individual and our culture." - Aubrey Marcus
How Silicon Valley, the Navy SEALs, and Maverick Scientists Are Revolutionizing the Way We Live and Work
Source: "Incredibly well written, draws stories from antiquity to the present, and provides the absolute best overview of state shifting practices of any book I have ever encountered." - Aubrey Marcus
Sex at Dawn
How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships
Source: "The initial domino that led me down the path of exploring open relationships, which has been a huge advancement in my own personal happiness and fulfillment." - Aubrey Marcus
The Cosmic Serpent
DNA and the Origins of Knowledge
Source: "[The author's] theory is that DNA is a universal language in itself, a language that can be accessed and downloaded by shamans or people in trance." - Aubrey Marcus
You Are the Placebo
Making Your Mind Matter
Dr. Joe Dispenza
Source: "Shows the virtually limitless potential that [the placebo] phenomenon has, but also how to actively use it as a primary tool to change our life for the better." - Aubrey Marcus
Create Your Own Religion
A How-To Book without Instructions
Source: "Makes the great point that even those of us who think we are following a religious tradition, are creating our religion in our own little ways." - Aubrey Marcus
The Wheel of Time
The Shamans of Ancient Mexico, Their Thoughts About Life, Death and the Universe
Source: "[The author's] teachings and aphorisms have formed the backbone of the warrior code for myself and thousands more." - Aubrey Marcus
Stress Less, Accomplish More
Meditation for Extraordinary Performance
Source: "We always feel like we need to stress MORE to accomplish MORE. Well, that’s bullshit. And [this book] will tell you all the reasons why." - Aubrey Marcus
Tap Your Inner Power and Create Your Life's Work
Source: "If I was the head superintendent of every school in the universe [this book] would be on the core curriculum." - Aubrey Marcus
The Myth of 8 Hours, the Power of Naps, and the New Plan to Recharge Your Body and Mind
Source: "Talks about getting 30 – 35 sleep cycles a week and then changing the dynamic of that utilizing naps more." - Aubrey Marcus
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