#444: Hugh Jackman on Best Decisions, Daily Routines, The 85% Rule, Favorite Exercises, Mind Training, and Much More - Deepstash

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#444: Hugh Jackman on Best Decisions, Daily Routines, The 85% Rule, Favorite Exercises, Mind Training, and Much More

#444: Hugh Jackman on Best Decisions, Daily Routines, The 85% Rule, Favorite Exercises, Mind Training, and Much More

The Tim Ferriss Show

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Daily Routines

  • Hugh Jackman’s routine: wake up, make coffee, take a cold shower, read for 30 minutes, and then meditate
  • Hugh started reading every day after a conversation with Patrick Stewart
  • He doesn’t read the newspaper beca...

Meditation

  • The trick to life is to not let the mind be your master but let it be your servant.
  • Meditation allows you to quiet your monkey mind.
  • After meditating, Hugh Jackman feels that his attention is clearer and he can listen better
  • Hugh meditates twice a day almost eve...

Broadway Routine

  • Hugh Jackman doesn’t drink alcohol because It’s really important for him to wake up in a good frame of mind. He doesn’t go out and party afterward.
  • He says that The party he has on stage is better than anything he can imagine anywhere else.
  • He limits the amount of coffee i...

  • You cannot overinvest in education
  • If you are ever in doubt of what to do, go and learn more
  • Everyone needs to feel appreciated. It doesn’t matter what they do, it doesn’t matter who they are, that’s a need in everybody.
  • If you’re a guest, always offer to help clean u...

After finishing high school, Hugh decided he wanted to study economics and law. However, halfway through his gap year, he realized that wasn’t the direction he wanted to go into so he switched to communications. Hugh ended up graduating college with a degree in journalism

In his last semest...

Whatever you want to accomplish in life, you can’t sit around waiting for luck to happen. You have to chase success. Be stoic, be hopeful, but work your ass off.

Most actors are unemployed so if you get a job you need to work like hell. Say yes to any role you can get.

Hugh also had t...

Puzzles

Hugh loves doing puzzles, he recommends getting a 1,000 piece puzzle from Wentworth. When he’s working on a puzzle, he has to set an alarm to remind him to go to sleep or otherwise he’ll stay up till 4 AM working on it

Doing puzzles puts him at ease he thinks it’s probably anot...

Hugh started taking cold showers after reading about the benefits of it in Tim’s book The 4 Hour Body: An Uncommon Guide to Rapid Fat Loss, Incredible Sex and Becoming Superhuman 

Hugh will read a book out loud for 15 minutes and then his wife will do the same. Right now Hugh and his wife a...

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