What can I ask


Here are some examples of questions that could be explored with the :

  1. Mental Health Exploration: Exploring the intricate pathways of mental health, understanding personal challenges, and finding a way toward clarity, as discussed by and 1.
  2. Personal Growth and Self-Care: Inquiries about self-improvement techniques such as mindfulness, sleep habits, exercise, and nutrition, and their effects on overall well-being.
  3. Brain Function and Neuroscience: Questions about how the brain works, the neuroscience behind behaviors and emotions, and the latest research in brain science.
  4. Physical and Mental Performance: Exploring ways to optimize physical and mental performance through habits, supplements, and lifestyle adjustments.
  5. Stress and Anxiety Management: Understanding the mechanisms of stress and anxiety, and discovering practical tools for managing them effectively.

Feel free to ask questions on these or other topics you're interested in!

Path of Clarity

Andrew and Paul discuss the immense value of exploring our inner territory and the clarity it brings, regardless of life's challenges. They emphasize the importance of curiosity as a key to self-improvement and share their gratitude for the powerful insights provided. Listeners are encouraged to share their experiences and questions in the comments.

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Dr. Paul Conti: Tools and Protocols for Mental Health | Huberman Lab Guest Series

He’s one foyer. I have been locked up twice in a psychiatric centre where I was told I was delusional but he was just all my family and friends were lying.

It seems that there is no specific clip from the that directly addresses the personal situation you've described of being told you were delusional in a psychiatric center and feeling that your family and friends were not being truthful with you.

Understanding mental health and the contexts in which people are diagnosed and treated for conditions like delusional disorders can be complex. It is important to consider that a person's perception of their own experiences and the perceptions of those around them might differ, which can be distressing and challenging to navigate.

In such cases, it may be beneficial to seek second opinions, continued dialogue with healthcare providers, and a supportive network that respects your perspective. It might also be helpful to communicate openly with your family and friends about how you feel, to better understand each other's viewpoints.

If you're looking for general insights on mental health, addressing misunderstandings, or navigating tough conversations with loved ones from a neuroscience perspective, feel free to ask a more specific question related to these topics.


How do you navigate difficult conversations with family and friends?


Navigating difficult conversations with family and friends can vary greatly depending on individual communication styles and the dynamics of each relationship. Here is an insight from the and related discussions:

  • Supportive vs. Pushback Approach: Every individual responds differently to challenging situations. For instance, discussed needing unconditional support rather than criticism for motivation, whereas others, like David Goggins, are driven by a pushback approach and seeking to prove critics wrong 1.
  • Healing Family Wounds: Communication within families can be deeply impactful due to long-standing dynamics. highlights the necessity of carefully orchestrated communication with family members, emphasizing that family can be instrumental when they say exactly the right thing. Otherwise, it can renew old wounds, inadvertently causing more harm 2.
  • Emotional Detachment: speaks about the value of emotional detachment in communications, advising to take a mental step back and understand the underlying reasons for frustration, which can help avoid emotional arguments and lead to better resolutions 3.

    Overcoming Challenges

    Lex and Andrew discuss different approaches to overcoming challenges. While Lex needs unconditional support, Andrew points out that some people thrive on criticism and pushback. They also explore the concept of creating an amorphous blob as a motivator to overcome obstacles.

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    Dr Lex Fridman: Navigating Conflict, Finding Purpose & Maintaining Drive | Huberman Lab Podcast #100
  • Direct Communication: Direct and honest communication is crucial, especially when addressing ambiguous situations or facing challenges like the possibility of being "friend-zoned." It's important to set clear expectations and communicate openly about intentions and desires 4.

It's important to also remember communication in difficult scenarios is a skill that can be learned and improved with intention and practice. Understanding the intricacies of relationships and approaching conversations with empathy can help navigate these challenges effectively.