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The Knowledge Project with Shane Parrish

#188: Bryan Johnson: Five Habits for Longer Living

What can you do (or avoid) tomorrow to guarantee you can live longer?
In this episode, Bryan Johnson reveals the five simple disciplines you can start doing to live healthier and longer. Johnson shares what his daily routine looks like, the ins and outs of his experimentation process, and why he gave his father plasma.
Johnson also opens up about the constant hate he receives from people online, how he deals with it all, and what he wishes he'd known when he sold his company.

Bryan Johnson is the world's most measured human. Johnson sold his company to PayPal in 2013. Through Project Blueprint, Johnson has achieved metabolic health equal to the top 1.5% of 18 year olds, inflammation 66% lower than the average 10 year old, and reduced his speed of aging by the equivalent of 31 years.

Johnson is also the founder of Kernel, creator of the world’s first mainstream non-invasive neuroimaging system; and OS Fund, where he invested in the predictable engineering of atoms, molecules, and organisms.

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Timecodes:

(00:00:00) Intro

(00:03:45) On biographies

(00:08:03) On depression and coping mechanisms

(00:14:18) Self-destructive behavior and how to pitch Blueprint to someone

(00:26:50) What a day looks like on Blueprint (exercise and what to eat)

(00:42:06) How to turn Blueprint protocols into habits

(00:45:17) Embracing the hate

(00:49:07) The downsides and lessons of making money

(00:59:22) The five habits

(01:05:09) Why does posture matter?

(01:07:48) Relationship between biological health and sexual health

(01:09:50) Hair-loss prevention

(01:15:46) Sunscreen, plastics, and other miscellaneous impacts on aging

(01:18:30) How will AI help us?

(01:22:10) On success

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