The Considered Life

In a world of accelerated change, ambiguity, distraction, overload and uncertainty, this no-nonsense, no-ads podcast explores the foundations, principles, habits and strategies for leading a meaningful, intentional, sustainable, and self-inspected life.

The Considered Life is hosted by Marc Kilian, the peak performance coach based in Switzerland, focusing on helping people truly own their life so they can thrive at peak performance while leading a balanced and fulfilled life.

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He walked away from the opportunity to run a multi-billion dollar company to hitchhike around the world to find happiness and inner peace. He studied 5 years in a seminary and left 1 day before being ordained and lived as a monk in a monastery for 10 years. He led the growth of Hay house, the world’s largest publishing company in the self-help and self-development category, from 3 million a year in sales to 100 million a year. Daniel Bruce Levin is a rare blend of businessman and mystic.

Tim Davis is the author of “TRIPOLAR: The Story of a Bipolar Triathlete”, which chronicles his journey from childhood trauma into multiple addictions until finally recovering and discovering triathlons and ultrarunning as important tools to help him stay sober and in recovery.

In this episode, we talk about addiction, bipolar disorder, how to balance spirit, mind, and body, and why this is important so that you can thrive, the use of training logs, and many other topics.

Join me in this conversation with Daniel Gefen, owner of Gefen Media Group and author of the bestseller “The Self-Help Addict”.

We talk about intention, priorities, ruthlessness, craving for attention, three key ingredients for living the high life, JK Rowling, how actions create feelings, the fear to take action and many other topics.

In this Ask Me Anything episode I answer listener questions and talk about when and how to be kind to your self (and when not), how to trade between the need-to’s and the want-to’s of adult life, what makes bad habits form quickly, and how inertia is a habit

This episode discusses how 4 things to become better at doing 7 things to improve 3 things in your 1 live just don’t work. Seriously, this episode talks about foundational principles for peak performance and why they are so important.

We all know that we become tired over the day. Besides the phenomenon called “sleep pressure” that is related to the stacking of certain hormones, there are also other mechanisms that are significantly impacting us. Science calls them “ego depletion” and “decision fatigue”. While they are related, they are not exactly the same thing.

In this episode, I talk about these phenomena, how they affect our everyday lives and strategies to cope.