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On the upcoming episode of The Better Show we take a look back at our experiments & new discoveries around eating for performance & defeating procrastination. We'll discuss what worked, what didn't and what new tips & strategies we learned. Subscribe to the podcast to always get the latest episode as soon as it's released.

Now here's your weekly set of tips, fun facts and other exclusive content from us at The Better Show. Enjoy and share with a friend :)

Defeat Procrastination & Achieve Your Goals

Tip of the week

Losing your focus in the afternoon? Try snacking on a grapefruit, peanuts or chickpeas. Foods which have a low glycemic index release glucose into your blood stream more slowly giving your brain a steady supply of energy to help you keep going. Read more about the glycemic index.

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Did you know that Leonardo Da Vinci was one of history's greatest procrastinators? It took him 16 years to finish the Mona Lisa & 13 years to finish Virgin of the Rocks. One of his patrons had to threaten him with bankruptcy to prompt him to finish a commission. Many of Da Vinci's most beloved works remain unfinished because of his mastery of the art of dawdling. If only he had a Productivity Planner.

What are Ian, Darren & March up to this week?

  • Ian is experimenting with Host Defense, a 17-mushroom blend immune support supplement as he prepares to travel this holiday season
  • Darren is trying out Bulletproof coffee at a newly opened Bulletproof coffee shop in Seattle 
  • March is testing the 5 Minute Journal. Hear about it in an upcoming Better Bites mini-episode.
Listen to an upcoming show to hear how our experiments went and what we learned!


Video of the week

Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator - Tim Urban

Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn't make sense, but he's never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban takes us on a journey through YouTube binges, Wikipedia rabbit holes and bouts of staring out the window -- and encourages us to think harder about what we're really procrastinating on, before we run out of time.


Product of the week

Fruition One Hundred Percent Chocolate

Listen to Ian, Darren & March sample this 100% cocoa hand crafted chocolate in the next episode. A review on Amazon (which we agree with!):

"Truly the best 100% bar. Unreal how rich and deep the flavor is, with a hint of red fruit. I used to be an 85% choco bar kind of person, but have trended darker and darker. I tried 5-6 100% bars and this is far and away the best. I didn't care for the mainstream dark bars (Ghirardelli, Lindt, etc.) - they're fine but nothing special. If you think 100% cocoa is for baking, think again."


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Ian, Darren & March

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