Hello, Crave Bears! I awoke this morning feeling a bit angry. It has taken me all day to come up with words to open this week’s show. I voted for Hillary. I voted for a more open, inclusive, just society, against fear, hate, anger, normalised abuse and sexism, and I voted against Trump. We wonder why more women who have been sexually abused don’t come forward? It’s because an abuser can become the President. UnlessRead More…
Jon Levy has been force-fed by Kiefer Sutherland in the back booth of a Manhattan bar, has screamed for a medic as bulls trampled him in Pamplona, and has high-fived penguins at the South Pole. That is to say, he is a man with stories. Also, advice on how to live your next trip as an Indiana Jones film — or at least as a beer commercial. Read the full article here.
As a human behavior scientist, I have traveled the world for years studying how we live fun, exciting, and fulfilling lives. In my forthcoming book, “The 2 AM Principle: Discover The Science of Adventure,” I combine tons of outrageous stories — from getting crushed by a bull at Running of the Bulls to battling Kiefer Sutherland in drunken Jenga and crashing his family Thanksgiving — with scientific research. Read the full article here.
Helping people without expecting anything in return is the best business model for life. And today’s guest, Jon Levy, practices that mantra. He has a new book out called, The 2 am Principle. For full episode click here.
Here’s a question for you: Have you ever stayed up past 2 am and had one of the most memorable and fun nights of your life? My friend and human behavior scientist Jon Levy has a theory about this. In fact, he just wrote a book about it. Jon has spent his career (and personal life as an adult) studying and experimenting with what creates connection and adventure between humans. For full episode click here.
Webster defines adventure as “an undertaking usually involving danger and unknown risks.” Depending on who you are, this is either something you eagerly seek out or try to avoid. But is an adventure a matter of serendipitous chance, or is it a calculated endeavor? For full episode click here.
For over a decade, I have been asking people the same question: What was the most adventurous experience of your life? Usually, people will respond by describing a perfect night out that they believe was brought together by serendipity or pure chance. But, ask yourself: If it were random, wouldn’t we all lead similarly exciting lives? The reality is that we don’t. Read the full article here.
Jon Levy, a globetrotting master adventurer and, now, author of The 2 AM Principle: Discover the Science of Adventure, offers tips on achieving surefire fun (including how to convince anyone to travel the world with you), not to mention how to throw the perfect dinner party. Read the full story here
There’s rarely a dull moment in Jon Levy’s life. But that’s largely by his own design. The 36-year-old entrepreneur is a behavioral scientist, focusing on understanding human influence and adventure. Seven years ago, he started an underground community called The Influencers, hosting small private dinners where guests cook and eat dinner together. He also holds events to celebrate arts, science and entertainment. Read the full story here
Some people love everything about Christmas. But for many, the planning, shopping, decorating and entertaining can be incredibly overwhelming, time-consuming — and expensive. If this sounds familiar, why not ditch the whole production and hightail it out of town? Read the full article here.