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The End-All Productivity/Meditation Technique

My name is Jordan Lejuwaan and I am an efficiency addict. I am zero days sober thanks to a recent discovery, and you can be too. I love what I do so sometimes I'll work 4-5 hours straight...

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Wireheading: The Conundrum of Uber-Hedonism & Simulated Bliss

Imagine, for one second, the ultimate bliss. Ecstasy + that first kiss + the climax of your favorite song + winning the lottery + your best orgasm ever * 1,000,000,000. Pleasure so fantastic...

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Your Worldview Can Set You Free

You want more freedom? No sweat. All you have to do is this: Investigate the current boundaries in your life. Your belief system determines the boundaries in your life. It is the framework...

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7-Day Thought Challenges (Live-With’s)

In his book 'The Highest Goal: The Secret That Sustains You in Every Moment', author Michael Ray introduces the concept of something he calls 'live-withs' -- short statements that can be used to...

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Oh It’s Delicious, This Thing Called Life

"Oh it's delicious, this thing called life. It's a scrumptious experience, no? Are you not allowed to experience everything? The tears, the joy, the pain,the gladness, the exaltation, the massive...

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How To (Temporarily) Experience A Phantom Limb

I placed a coffee cup in front of John and asked him to grab it [with his phantom limb]. Just as he...

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Why YOU Can Run A Marathon

I never imagined myself running a marathon, a grueling 42.195 meters of putting one feet after the other. Most of all because I never saw myself as the athletic type, let alone one of those...

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17 Videos That Will Give You The Chills

Get ready for a physical and emotional roller coaster as you watch 10 videos that will surely bring out some goosebumps. Sit back and immerse yourself in the insane beauty of these videos and sink...

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On Becoming Superhuman: Using Jedi Mind Tricks To Increase Performance

September 20, 2pm- University of Western Australia, Perth. I’m casually walking into the...

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My Vow of Silence (And Why You Should Try a Silent Vacation)

If you have ever thought about taking a vow of silence and wondered what you might need to consider, then you’ve landed on the right heli-pad. So let’s jump right in, shall we? First things...

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Life Experiment: An Alien on Your Own Planet

Would you like to try something different today? Here is a perception-experiment that will surely give your day an interesting twist. If you're skilled at placing your brain in a desired state, this...

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I Took The Red Pill

I’ve never believed in God. Not fully. I was open to all options, and didn’t tackle the big...

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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...

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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...

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Got Eudaimonia?

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...

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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...

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