Sergey Young — Longevity, Moonshot Thinking, Defining Success and Happiness, Advice to Younger Self, Relationship with Failure, 36 Hours of Fasting, and More (#187)

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Sergey Young is a longevity investor and visionary with a mission to extend the healthy lifespans of one billion people. To do that, Sergey founded Longevity Vision Fund to accelerate life extension technological breakthroughs and to make longevity affordable and accessible to all.

Sergey is on the Board of Directors of the American Federation of Aging Research (AFAR) and the Development Sponsor of AGE REVERSAL XPRIZE global competition designed to cure aging. Sergey is also a Top-100 Longevity Leader, who is transforming the world, one workplace at a time, with Longevity@Work – the first non-profit corporate longevity program of its kind.

Sergey Young has been featured as a top longevity expert and contributor on CNN, Fox News, and Forbes. As the author of books such as ‘The Science and Technology of Growing Young. Sergey is passionate about sharing news from the exciting world of longevity

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NEW book: The Science and Technology of Growing Young: An Insider’s Guide to the Breakthroughs that Will Dramatically Extend Our Lifespan . . . and What You Can Do Right Now 

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Show Notes:

  • Tell us about one of your doctor visits when you found the cholesterol problem. Could you share that story?
  • Tell us about your new book The Science and Technology of Growing Young: An Insider’s Guide to the Breakthroughs that Will Dramatically Extend Our Lifespan . . . and What You Can Do Right Now  Why did you write this book? 
  • I want to ask you about your career back in 2014. What were you working as at the time? What was your work occupation
  • Sleep routine
  • What does your morning routine look like? What activities do you do in the morning?
  • What kind of songs do you sing in your Vocal Yoga training? 
  • What kind of books do you recommend to people to achieve peace of mind?
  • What does happiness mean to you? How do you define happiness for yourself and how do you strive to attain that level of peace of mind, calmness and happiness?
  • At what point in your life you realize that you get to live in the power of now, not in the past or not in the future. Could you share any memorable story or instance from your life? 
  • Meditation practice. Who is your meditation teacher?
  • Tony Robbins is a good friend of yours and everybody knows Tony Robbins, at least everybody has heard of him or listened to his audios and videos and read his books. How did you meet Tony Robbins?
  • You consider Peter Diamondis as one of your role models. Why do you consider him as your role model?
  • After reading that white paper from Peter Diamondis, REINVENTING HOW WE TEACH OUR KIDS, what kind of changes you observed in your life with your children? How has your parent child relationship changed?
  • How do you define success now? 
  • Do you have rules or parameters to measure how many lives you are changing or impacting in a positive way?
  • Moonshot thinking: When you think about complex problems, what mental frameworks do you have? You have a hundred million dollars longevity vision fund, and you have invested in different areas. You are always thinking 10x How do you think about complex problems, and when you face those challenges in going from 1 million to 1 billion, or in any situation to solve complex problem that hasn’t been solved yet. How do you go through that?
  • What is your relationship with failure
  • What does Longevity Vision Fund do in the real world? 
  • What advice would you give to someone who is just starting their learning or carrer in investing, somebody who wants to be an investor?
  • What is your relationship with mother nature
  • Any advice to your younger self?
  • What changes people can make in their day-to-day life to live a longer quality life?
  • 36 hours of intermittent fasting. How do you get energy when you’re fasting? What are the mental benefits of intermittent fasting?
  • How should people approach your book The Science and Technology of Growing Young: An Insider’s Guide to the Breakthroughs that Will Dramatically Extend Our Lifespan . . . and What You Can Do Right Now ?
  • What does Longevity mean?
  • You have coached everyone from you housekeeping lady to billionaires, and you have gotten many amazing feedback from them. So could you share any one or two feedbacks that you have gotten from them that has improved their quality of your life?
  • and much more!

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