Who: James Swanwick. James Swanwick is an Australian-American investor and TV & podcast host based in Hollywood, California. Swanwick is the creator of the Swannies blue-light blocking glasses, 30 Day No Alcohol Challenge, and 47-Day Habit Hacker.
What we cover:
- His story
- Why drinking can be/is a bad thing
- Why you should take his 30-day drinking challenge
- His book on socialising without alcohol
- Ways to reduce your alcohol consumption
- What happened when he stopped consuming alcohol
- The importance of habits and how you can ensure your habits are working for you and not causing you problems
- Who his favourite interviews have been with
- Who he would love to interview
- The main difference between those who are successful and those who aren’t
- What issues are potentially holding us back in life
- How can you be more like James
- How he bluffed ESPN into hiring him, without experience, by taking action
- What is a Swannie and why should you get one
- His personal favourite books, gym exercise etc
- His tips for being a better people person
- Who he looks to as a role model in his life
- What he thinks all men should do right now
Links mentioned during the interview:
- Buy a copy of ‘Think and Grow Rich’ here (UK affiliate link)
- Think and Grow Rich – and notes on his site
- Get a pair of Swannies here
- Interested in weight lifting? Find out more here for great guides etc
- The 67 Steps by Tai Lopez
- Braveheart movie (UK affiliate link)
- The Clue Movie (UK affiliate link)
- Ben Greenfield Fitness
- Tony Robbins
- Sell or be sold (UK affiliate link)
- No alcohol for thirty days – take the challenge here
- The Habit Hacker
Connect with the guest:
- James Swanwick’s website
- James’s Twitter
- James’s Instagram
- James’s Youtube
- James’s Podcast
- Check out this episode!
Something to reflect on:
Do you like to have a few drinks or do you need to have a few drinks? Can you control your drinking? Can you cope without having a drink in the evening, after work or at the weekend? James’s challenge sounds simple but it may open up a lot of questions about your drinking and why you drink. Are you brave enough to try it? 30 days is nothing in the grand scheme of a normal life. It sounds simple but it may end up changing your life. Try it and let me know what happened in the comments below.
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