A few weeks ago, a close friend challenged me to a 10-day juice fast. I love trying out new things, especially healthy things, so I excitedly agreed. I went out and bought an inordinate amount of fruits and vegetables, and started juicing. This is what happened...
Yoda spoke of the destructive power of anger, but not of the constructive power. There are two sides to every coin; every truth is a paradox. Sith lords wield great power because of their ability to tap into their emotions. While controlling emotions like anger and sadness is optimal, these […]
Humans are empathetic by nature. We can ‘imagine’ how horrible/amazing it must be to be this person, or to go through that event. But often times our hubris and biases get in the way of our ability to truly experience empathy. So, I am going to present a few hypothetical scenarios […]
Anyone that has tried a psychedelic drug know that it’s impossible to fully explain the experience to someone who hasn’t tried one. The entertainment industry completely misrepresents these experiences with dragons flying out of people's faces and walls melting into nothing, which never occur even with strong doses. So, here […]
The rise of people who are diagnosed with mental illnesses, especially children, has been unprecedented. ADHD, ADD, bipolar, depression are some of the current labels we slam on people who don't quite fit our standards. The newest version of the psychologists bible, the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders […]
Do you have problems forming and sticking to new habits? Do you have a tiny case of OCD? Then this is the ultimate self-improvement technique for you. It’s called the Don’t-Break-The-Chain technique. It’s dead-simple, super effective (like Pokémon attacks) and strangely pleasurable… 1) Choose some habit(s) you would like to adhere […]
No matter your experience with meditation, this guide has something for you. We're going to be exploring basic to advanced methods of breath-focused meditation in order to reach extremely heightened states of awareness. If you've ever wanted to experience bliss without sex or substance, this is it :)