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10 Things Nobody Told You About Being Creative

Use these 10 tips for being creative from the groundbreaking book 'Steal Like An Artist'. It will completely change the way you work.

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25 Made-Up Words That You Will Actually Use

There's many times we yearn for the right words to describe situations, subtle feelings, and strange phenomena that haven’t found their lexical home yet.

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We Are Verbs: Human Existence as Perpetual Becoming

Question: are you the same person going to bed as you are waking up? Are you the same person now as you were when you were 5-years-old? In this post we explore this difficult question.

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How the Internet, Dopamine and your Brain are Working Together to Screw Your Potential

The internet is the biggest mass-psychological experiment of the last millennia. While we still don't know the long-term results, here are the most fascinating short-term results, and what they mean for us.

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Stop Bullshitting Yourself If You Want To Wake Up (From The True Matrix)

Is it possible to be rich, successful, have a great family but still feel like there's something wrong? Is it possible that we really are living in the matrix, and unless we free our mind we'll always be unhappy?

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Yes, We Actually Can Judge Right from Wrong

Moral philosophy seems a pointless and obvious topic. We know what's right and wrong… don't we? Actually, there is no moral consensus -- until now.

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17 Scientifically Proven Superhuman Benefits of Exercise

Everyone knows exercise is good for your health, but it turns out, it's also the greatest thing you can do for your brain. Here are the benefits of exercise no one talks about.

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Want to Learn a New Skill More Effectively? Redefine Your Identity!

The key to learning skills quicker is deceptively simple. It's not about goal setting, or some weird trick… It's all about redefining your self-concept.

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The Tao Te Ching & Taoism: A Chill Book, a Chill Philosophy

The Tao Te Ching is a philosophical masterpiece written by Lao Tzu. In this post you'll learn how to use his teachings to life a wise, meaningful life.

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I’m 32, and Last Week I Retired – Chapter 3 : Trekking into the Medieval Tibetan Kingdom of Lo

Nomadic Ninja, Justin Alexander, takes on a voyage into the jaw-dropping Kingdom of Lo. You'll see just how beautiful planet earth really is when you see the pictures and videos inside.

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What I Learned About the Future by Reading 100 Science Fiction Books

Over the past two years I’ve read 100 sci-fi novels, averaging about one per week. In this post I summarise what the greatest science fiction writers of all time have to say about the future.

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5 Ego Destroying Concepts That Prove There is No “You” After All

Who are you? What makes you… YOU? In this post we examine the wacky paradoxes of the ego and see the science of what makes them up. Prepare to have your ego destroyed.

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The No Bullshit Guide to Speed Reading: 1 Technique That Actually Works

I hate to break it to you but most speed reading techniques don't work at all. In this post I look at why this is so, and explain the one speed reading technique that actually works!

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7 Scientific Lifehacks for Building New Habits and Making Them Stick (forever)

In this post you'll learn 7 of the most potent psychological life hacks to master your habits and improve your performance by 10X.

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How Mindfulness Cultivates Courage

By using mindfulness you can train your brain to shut off unhelpful thoughts and find the courage within to face your deepest fears.

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Dominator vs. Partnership Cultures: A Profound Re-Telling of Human History

In this essay you'll learn the troubling history of society's evolving culture — how we ditched our empathetic "partnership" system for one founded on domination, and what hope there is looking forward.

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How to Get Better Sleep: The Beginner’s Guide to Overcoming Sleep Deprivation

Do you struggle to maintain energy throughout the day? Do you feel really groggy and awful waking up? If so, you're probably sleep deprived. But after reading this article, you can change that

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I’m 32, and Last Week I Retired – Chapter 3: Going Tribal with the Mentawai of Indonesia

Four months after I retired I took an adventure with the Mentawai of Indonesia. I share with you my experiences, and what I took away from this beautiful culture.

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John Keats on Creativity, Mastery and The Art of Practice

John Keats on overcoming set backs and developing his poetic mastery through dogged determination and persistent practice.

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Artgasm: Why You Ought to Make Some Art

What is art for? In the post we cover the 10 most important reasons art exists and why you ought to start making it.