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    10 Best Books On Positive Psychology You Need To Read For Authentic Change

    Self-help done right is one of our greatest gifts in modern society. But let’s not kid ourselves here: done wrong, it isn’t just ineffective, it has the potential to do serious harm. Go...

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    The HighExistence Podcast with Rick Doblin: Integrating Psychedelics into a Global Culture

    In our first episode of the HighExistence podcast, we talk with Rick Doblin. Rick is a psychonaut, a psychedelic researcher and a strong advocate for the legalization of psychedelics. He is the...

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    Living the Tribal Life: 6 Far-Out Experiences from Tribal Alliance Gathering

    I recently had the pleasure of attending a retreat on an organic farm in the jungles of Costa Rica called Tribal Alliance. The event brought together more than 80 of the most conscious individuals I...

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    How To Design The Perfect Morning Routine

    Get the first momentum right and flow through your day

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    9 Sketching Techniques Leonardo da Vinci Used To Achieve Artistic Mastery

    Leonardo da Vinci needs no introduction from me. Nearly everything that can be said of him, has already been said… Some claim he was a superhuman genius polymath with an IQ of 210, five...

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    My Naked Experiments With LSD

    "To fathom Hell or soar angelic, just take a pinch of psychedelic." -Humphry Osmond

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    The Evolution of HighExistence: Another Step Forward

    Hey YOU! Read this article first :)

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    6 Life Lessons I Already Know, But Keep Forgetting (And Then Remembering Again)

    My definition of truth is “something you keep stumbling into, again and again, in different forms.” I, like most people, spent most of my life wanting a quick fix for my suffering. My biggest...

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    What Will You Do As Death Approaches? A Meditation on Aging Pt. 1

    During his twilight years, author Mark Twain once said that, “life would be infinitely happier if we could only be born at the age of 80 and gradually approach 18.” The ancient Greek poet Homer...

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    26 Scientifically Proven Superhuman Benefits of Meditation

    I have a confession to make… I know meditation is meant to be good for you but I don’t meditate every day. I go through cycles of meditating 20 minutes a day and then slowly ‘forget’...

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    If You Don’t Follow Your Dreams You Might Just Get What You Deserve

    Most of us spend a lot of our lives negotiating for things we want. You negotiate with your boss about your salary. You negotiate with your wife about the color of the bedroom wall. You negotiate with...

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    How To Make Your Own Natural Non-Toxic Deodorant

    Deodorant is an essential ingredient to combat body odour. We all love to smell nice, and perhaps more importantly, we know the social consequences if we don’t. The problem is that most...

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    From Sex to Sensuality – Restoring Balance in a Sex-Obsessed Culture

    You’d have to be blind to have failed to notice how obsessed with sex the contemporary cultural landscape has become. Living in a capitalist, consumer-driven society where “sex sells”, our...

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    Think Long And Hard About Your Own Death If You Want To Live

    Tonight a good man died, and I don’t use that adjective lightly. When I met him he had a plump nose, a frizzled patch of thin grey hair, and drooping, peach-grey ears. He wore no glasses, and his...

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    Transcendental Meditation: How I Paid $2,500 For a Password to Inner Peace

    Humans are anxious, tired and distracted; but we don’t need to pay big bucks to learn to relax.

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    Neurochemical Overclocking: How To Unlock the Hidden Powers of Your Mind & Boost Productivity

    This article is a OptiMind review. But, in order to understand a pill that will boost your brain, we need to place it in a much larger context. What is enhancement really? What are the ethics of...

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    10 Reasons Why You Should Think Like an Optimist

    Having a cheery disposition can influence more than just your mood.   “People who are optimistic are more committed to their goals, are more successful in achieving their goals, are more...

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    5 Life Lessons I Learned From Skateboarding

    I have a lot of fun playing with my four children, and while skateboarding with one of them recently, I realised there is a lot to be learned from children’s playfulness and activities. In fact,...

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    Don’t Chase Your Bliss… LIVE IT

    If the little-engine-that-could plugs boldly onwards by repeating: “I think I can, I think I can”, then my inner critic’s engine used an opposite mantra: “Not there yet… not there...