Poetry Slam: Art of the Spoken Word
A Poetry Slam is a competitive event where poets perform their own poetry on stage. Performances are judged on how much the poem moves the audience.
During open slams, poets perform one piece of original work that will be scored 1-10 by five different judges, dropping the lowest and highest score. […]
The Ultimate Guide to Fitness: Men’s Edition
If you’ve read Tim Ferris’s “The 4-Hour Body,” then you’re familiar with the term “Harajuku moment.” He defines it as the single, definitive moment when we decide to make a dramatic shift with our lives to improve our mental and physical health. Mine took place a few months ago. Long […]
Daniel Kahneman found out that most researchers fucked up happiness research because people respond to the 'Are you happy?' question in two different ways. The question could either mean 'Are you happy right now in this moment?' or 'Are you happy about your life?' In other words, which self answers […]
How do we achieve and appreciate success?
Success is the topic of a thousand clichés, songs, and inspirational quotes; it’s conquering the proverbial mountain, or winning the proverbial foot race. It is elusive, yet we cling to the hope that, someday, we will acquire it. We not only pursue success, we crave it desperately as we climb […]
We are star stuff contemplating the stars.
Carl Sagan is one of those few rare wonderful specimens our human race has produced. He combined his warm, loving and spiritual heart with his skeptic mind fine-tuned to science. He was a true visionary in the widest sense of the word. He wrote over 600 science papers and 20 […]
HE Life Lesson #1: Love or Fear
Here's another simple piece of knowledge that can drastically change your life for good if implemented. This concerns how every thought, word and action has its roots in one of two basic emotions -- love or fear. Once you have this knowledge, it's dead easy to discern which one […]
Are You Brave Enough to Take the Red Pill?
Water is free to flow around the solid rocks.
Most of us go through life as if everything is solid. Which is obvious, since rocks, the planet and our egos seem solid. It is a common assumption that there is a solid 'I' inside somewhere between the eyes inside the skull […]