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The Mushroom/LSD Experience Explained & Explored

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...

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Turning The Problem Around: Mental Health In A Sick Society

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...

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The Most Effective Way to Create New Habits

Do you have problems forming and sticking to new habits? Do you have a tiny case of OCD? Then this...

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The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide To Meditation

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...

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To You, The Bringers of Light

Hey you. You are being called out. You are not like most people, are you? Not like your family, or...

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Choose Happiness: 5 Ways To Get Out Of a Funk

The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven. -John Milton This is a story about how fickle happiness can be, and how to get it back. It’s going to...

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Why Open-Mindedness Should Go Hand In Hand With Skepticism

De omnibus dubitandum est Doubt everything The World Our stream of consciousness is constantly...

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The Power of Protest: 15 Methods to Make Yourself Heard

What do youth in Egypt, Syria, Britain, Spain, Greece, Italy, China, Indonesia, Chile, Mexico,...

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25 Spectacular Movies You (Probably) Haven’t Seen Pt. 2

This is post 2 of 3 in the series “Movies” Human Traffic Very unique comedy about the...

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Top 5 Videos Of Alan Watts

Psychedelic experience is only a glimpse of genuine mystical insight, but a glimpse which can be...

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The Non-Conformist Samurai & A Cage Full Of Monkeys

Miyamoto Musashi (1584-1645) was a Japanese Buddhist, Kensei*, Rōnin**, and all-round badass. He was a legendary dualist, unrivalled in his skills with a blade, and highly respected by his peers, yet...

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The Open-Source Revolution Is Here

I recently signed up for an online class on game theory offered by some professors at Stanford University. Unlike most online classes, this one is completely free, does not count towards any degree...

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6 Reasons Why YOU Should Consider Teaching English Abroad (& How To Do It)

For the past six months I have been living completely outside my comfort zone. Going to the grocery store was a challenge, finding my way around left me getting lost from time to time, and virtually...

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A Quick Note On Kony 2012 And Confirmation Bias

"It is a habit of mankind ... to use sovereign reason to thrust aside what they do not fancy." - Thucydides 431 BCE Who would have thought that a video portraying the war crimes of a...

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Understanding & Growing Your Creative Mind Pt. 1/3

This is a very difficult and abstract topic. Even though it’s one we know well, there is no question the core aspects of this concept are difficult to grasp. Creativity is a foundational and highly...

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The Quest for Autonomy: Nobody Is Smarter Than You Are

Striving for conscious awareness and truth in our daily lives is analogous to navigating a maze of illusions. From our first day in the classroom, we are told what to do and how to do it. Avoid risks,...

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