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12 Catalysts For Discovering Your Inner Hero

“We will see that our greatest crisis leaders toil in sadness when society is happy, seeking help from friends and family and doctors. Sometimes they’re up, sometimes they’re down, but they’re never quite well. Yet when calamity occurs, if they are in a position to act, they can lift up […]

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Why Single-Tasking is Surprisingly Sublime

I’m going to take a big risk here and guess you’re probably doing something else while you read this post. You’re listening to a song, you’re talking with your roommate, you’re tabbing back and forth between here, Reddit, Facebook, Twitter and a word document containing only a title that you […]

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Imagine You Are a Baby Again – Alan Watts [Animated Video]

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This is the Simplest, Most Effective Thing You Can Do to be Happier

As a human race, we’ve come far from our beginnings several thousand years ago. We’ve explored space (both inner and outer), carved out a comfortable existence for ourselves and come closer to understanding the fundamental question that has been at the heart of our race – “What makes us happy?” […]

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*This* Is Why You Have Trouble Meditating

A wise man once said, “Meditation is f*cking hard.” Just like exercising, meditation is meant to push your limits and inevitably involves discomfort. Your body will ache. Your thoughts will stray. You will try to rationalize that 5 minutes is good enough. You will wake up late and just want […]

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Real Muscles, Fake Breasts and Superiority Complexes

It was my second day at the Arnold Sports Festival. I had just lost my Brazilian Jiu Jitsu match to my opponent. I wasn’t upset. I had not been as prepared as I should’ve been. That’s a fact. But I was learning an important lesson. No, it’s not that you […]

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Carl Jung and the Artistic Impulse: Madness in the Creative Spirit

A brief look at some historical examples of artistic geniuses and it is tempting to believe that there is something approaching madness in the creative spirit. The artistic impulse permeates throughout history: from the “primitive” cave art of the Upper Palaeolithic through to the introduction of perspective and foreshortening during […]