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Why You Should Find Your “X-Spot” If You Want To Succeed

In 1884, Clark Hull was born in a log house in Akron, New York to an impoverished family. This would be the least of his concerns: For much of his childhood and adolescence, he would be plagued with...


Seriously, Stop Complaining and Start Doing: A Case-Study of Schwarzenegger

"The meaning of life is not simply to exist, to survive, but to move ahead, to go up, to achieve, to conquer."


A Short and Sweet Insight About Human Nature

For some reason or another, I found myself in a funk over the last few days. I was lacking passion and drive. The world wasn't quite as vibrant as it usually appears. Little things were going wrong here and there. I just wasn't happy.To make matters worse, my go-to activities for realigning myself were failing miserably. I went for walks, meditated, stated affirmations, exercised, watched inspirational videos, read books, activated my chakras...I did everything. But it all felt fake. I couldn't truly get behind any of those activities because it felt like my core had been depleted...


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 the ladders and jump the hurdles that present themselves along our paths. The question is: How do we achieve and appreciate success?


6 Magnificent Meditation Illustrations To Improve Your Practice

Meditation is reminding ourselves of what we already know. Our innermost Buddha nature, our loving goodness, can easily be forgotten. Here are 6 Magnificent Meditation Illustrations To Improve Your...


5 Ego Destroying Concepts That Prove There is No “You” After All

Who are you? What makes you… YOU? In this post we examine the wacky paradoxes of the ego and see the science of what makes them up. Prepare to have your ego destroyed.


How We Can (Actually) Change The World – Pt. 3/3

Now you know what we're missing, and the best ways to incite REAL change. So what can you do about it? Right now?In the grand scheme of things, not much. Sure, you could attempt to see your friends more often, make conversation with strangers and/or spend less time in faux-communities online. You could even place an ad for a roommate or two. But I believe this issue is something deeply engrained in the global consciousness, and requires more radical action in order to be truly remedied.This is why I am extremely excited to announce a new initiative: the creation of true community on a global scale.


25 Spectacular Movies You (Probably) Haven’t Seen Pt. 3

Mr. Nobody Who would you have been when, at crucial moments in your life, you chose to walk a different path? That thought experiment is explored brilliantly by this amazing science-fiction movie as...


How To Find Your Bliss [Video]

This is the first ever HighExistence video! There are tons more to come now that I have access to amazing video equipment at the Valhalla Movement HQ. Green screens are awesome.Please let me know what you think of the format -- any comments are appreciated.Also let me know what I should clarify further about finding your bliss, and I will expand in text here.Much love.- Jordan


The Impending Change in Global Consciousness: Our Archaic Revival

In 1974, American professor of psychology Dr Clare W Graves wrote an article for The Futurist magazine titled Human Nature Prepares for a Momentous Leap. Graves described an impending change in...


Esperanto: The Universal Language

Through the centuries, many have named language as the primary barrier to complete harmony among the world’s many nations. There are estimated to be between 3,000 and 8,000 different languages...


How To Install a Power-Up Button On Your Body

For the last few months I have been habitually drawing a thin circle on the top of my left hand. The idea was that every time I noticed this circle, I would be reminded/compelled to return to a present, zen state. This worked so well that I decided to have it tattooed on a few nights ago.I've since discovered the immense potential (and fun) of attributing specific 'powers' to parts of your body or objects. Read on to understand what I'm talking about!


Friedrich Nietzsche’s Guide to Conquering Your Existence

In Nietzsche’s most popular book, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, he described what would become one of his most memorable theories — that of the Übermensch. In English versions of the work of...


What Would Good Guy Greg Do?

I stumbled on this hilarious internet meme while reading through a fellow HEthen's blog. It's comical, but also has some pretty deep implications when you take a step back and observe why it's funny. 'Good Guy Greg' is just that, a really good guy. For example, GGG...Calls you drunk at 6am... to make get to work on time.Is mistaken for an employee... but helps them anyways.Notices it's your birthday while on Faceook... and actually calls you.


Becoming a Bodhisattva: 4 Vows to Take on the Road to Enlightenment Pt.2

Dear Traveler, Do you think you’ve got what it takes to be a bodhisattva? Are you ready to live in Truth for the benefit of all sentient beings, even if there is no Truth to serve and no others to...


This Will Blow Your Mind in 60 Seconds: The Power of Choice

I think I can blow your mind in 60 seconds or less (depending on how fast you can read). Here is a quick exercise in the power of choice and how it can affect your reality. 1) Listen to a bit of the...


The Causal Conundrum of Time Travel

Time travel is a frequently discussed topic in the philosophy of time. One supposed problem with time travel is that it would allow for 'causal loops' -- conundrums that make little sense in our third dimensional existence. If you're prepared for some mind-warping hypotheticals, read on!