Today, millions of people around the world mark the birth of someone they believe to be divine. As important as it is to celebrate Jesus’ life, I feel it’s even more important to question what it really means to be divine. What does it mean to say that today, a […]
When I was 15 years old, I ran away from home because I was pissed off at my parents for a reason I cant remember. I didnt have much money, so I decided to hop onto the skytrain (public transport train in British Columbia) and ride it as far as […]
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Neurogenesis is the birth of new neurons from neural stem or progenitor cells in the brain. It was long considered that the number of neurons was fixed and they did not replicate after maturity of the brain. It wasn’t until the 1990’s that neurogenesis was observed in the brains of humans, […]
Earlier this year I contemplated writing a graduation speech. I wanted to inspire, but I needed inspiration myself. I watched some of the most memorable graduation speeches ever — Steve Jobs, Jerry Zucker, even Bono. To me, the takeaway was always the same: “stay true and follow your passion.” But what the hell does […]
3 months ago we set out to gather the best articles we’ve ever written and transform them into an audiobook. We compiled a huge stash of inspiring, thought-provoking, ego-breaking, magical content and re-created them with the mesmerizing voice of Simon from SpokenMatter.com. The result is a whopping 5-hours of audio […]
My friend said something pretty interesting to me the other day. She said that amongst all our friends, I am the one who seemed to pretty much have my “shit” together. She pointed out that I have strong convictions, a job that doesn’t make me want to find out what […]