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Embracing The Cold: A Workshop With Wim ‘The Iceman’ Hof

I slowly stepped into the water. First the right foot, then the left. It was cold, ice-cold. Yet the feeling was not unpleasant. After an initial reaction of resistance, I could relax and immerse...

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The Best Stress-Relieving-Make-Me-Feel-Badass Trick Ever

You're 5 minutes away from a huge job interview / audition / date / speech / presentation / performance / [insert stressful event here]... The butterflies are flapping furiously in your stomach and...

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Life Pro Tip: Stop Reading New Books

Yes, you read that right. Do you find yourself with a new book every week, deep in the never-ending...

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Real Muscles, Fake Breasts and Superiority Complexes

It was my second day at the Arnold Sports Festival. I had just lost my Brazilian Jiu Jitsu match to...

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4 Things I’ve Learned While Living in a Cabin on a Commune in Canada

26 days ago, I arrived at a cabin on a Canadian commune, where I will be living for a total of three months...

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8 Reasons Young Americans Don’t Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance

The ruling elite has created social institutions that have subdued young Americans and broken their...

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Go Do Some Shitty Art: How Unapologetic Creativity Facilitates Insight and Self-Acceptance

Unfettered creative expression allows one to gain insight into one's unconscious mind, deepening one's self-understanding. And that's only the start...

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7 Zen Stories That Might Just Give You a Glimpse of Enlightenment

Whether you're new to Zen or a devotee, these stories will be funny, interesting, and instructive.

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How to See the Beauty in this World (again)

Remember when you were a kid, you could spend hours playing with simple things? When the world was a...

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Install a Swing in Your Living Room to Make Life Significantly More Awesome

It's one of those things that 99.9999% of people never realized would imbue their living space with an all-permeating aura of playfulness and awesomeness.

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18 Rare Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes to Make You Question Everything

You're unlikely to read these subversive sentiments anywhere else on the Internet.

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Cutting Out the Crap 1/3: Just Say No

There are a lot of things that we say yes to in life that we.. 1) Know inside that we SHOULD not...

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How & Where To Educate Yourself Online

Generation after generation the human species stacks knowledge upon knowledge. This intricate web of symbols acts like a map for our inner and outer world. We use math to trade goods and we use words...

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Is Regret Inevitable? — A Haunting Comic + Answers From Kierkegaard & Nietzsche

“The most painful state of being is remembering the future, particularly the one you'll never have.” — Søren Kierkegaard

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