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67. The Alexander Technique with Michael Ashcroft

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David speaks with Michael Ashcroft, a writer and Alexander Technique teacher who previously spent 10 years consulting on clean energy innovation. A lot of Michael's work centres around helping people expand their awareness. He's written several essays and posts I've loved, particularly about the concept of grinding, and how paying attention to our awareness can help us maximise our creativity, productivity, posture and physical engagement. They talked about: ๐Ÿ’ก Decision-making in challenging situations ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ‘งโ€๐Ÿ‘ฆ How to make big life decisions ๐Ÿค” The Alexander Technique explained ๐ŸŒŸ Knowing and accepting life's possibilities ๐Ÿง  Attention, expanded awareness, and non-fixation ๐ŸŒŒ Expanded awareness vs. traditional meditation ๐Ÿ‘ค Connect with Michael Ashcroft:Twitter: @m_ashcroft | Course: Alexander Technique | Website: Expanding Awareness | ๐Ÿ“œ Full transcript: ๐Ÿ“น Watch on YouTube:ย ๐Ÿ—ฃ Mentioned in the show:Jonny Miller | Frederick Matthias Alexander | Richard Wiseman | The Luck Factor | Six degrees of separation | Dzogchen | Hooked | Nir Eyal | Sam Harris | ๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿพโ€๐Ÿ’ป About David Elikwu: David Elikwu FRSA is a serial entrepreneur, strategist, and writer. David is the founder of The Knowledge, a platform helping people think deeper and work smarter. ๐Ÿฃ Twitter: @Delikwu / @itstheknowledge ๐ŸŒ Website: ๐Ÿ“ฝ๏ธ Youtube: ๐Ÿ“ธ Instagram: ๐Ÿ•บ TikTok: ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Podcast: ๐Ÿ“– EBook: My Online Course ๐Ÿ–ฅ๏ธ Career Hyperdrive: Career Hyperdrive is a live, cohort-based course that helps people find their competitive advantage, gain clarity around their goals and build a future-proof set of mental frameworks so they can live an extraordinary life doing work they love. The Knowledge ๐Ÿ“ฉ Newsletter: The Knowledge is a weekly newsletter for people who want to get more out of life. It's full of insights from psychology, philosophy, productivity, and business, all designed to help you think deeper and work smarter. My Favorite Tools ๐ŸŽž๏ธ Descript: ๐Ÿ“จ Convertkit: ๐Ÿ”ฐ NordVPN: ๐Ÿ’น Nutmeg: ๐ŸŽง Audible: Support this podcast at โ€”

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