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How to Achieve Every Goal You Set

Research suggests that 50% of people who make new year’s resolutions fail by the time April rolls around.  I am part of the 50%. Let me explain.  When I graduated from high school, I had sort of...

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Valhalla Movement Update: Big Moves in the World of Sustainability

It has been a momentous 15 months since I moved up to Montreal to co-found the Valhalla Movement. Valhalla has… Raised $28,000 on Kickstarter to prototype an Earthship-inspired greenhouse and...

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Imagine a World

Need some motivation or a quick change in thinking? Check out this new graphical motivator :) Imagine a world where... well I'm not going to tell you about the world in this excerpt! You have to click through to see the whole picture. By the way, have a freaking fantastic day!

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The Power of Positive Thinking

A positive outlook on life is arguable one of the most powerful assets you can have. Positive people expect success, good health, happiness, wealth and good relationships and those things tend to show...

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Sacredness is in the Eye of the Beholder

There is a logical fallacy that psychonauts tend to make called the Appeal to Tradition. Just as it sounds, this is when someone describes a particular method or system as superior because it is...

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Honor Our Home on Earth Day – 22 April – Watch ‘Inhabit’

Humanity is more than ever threatened by its own actions; we hear a lot about the need to minimize footprints and to reduce our impact. But what if our footprints were beneficial? What if we could...

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Awesome Variations on Meditation

Meditation is simply the training of the mind. It has been used, primarily for spiritual practices, for thousands of years. The effects are numerous. In the same way training the body gives rise to...

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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."

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How to Be A Modern Alchemist

Common knowledge: The alchemists of old sought to transmute lead and other lesser metals into gold.Scientific knowledge: Scientists have actually found ways to do this, but only on a microscopic level.Useful knowledge: You can learn a transmutation much more useful than turning lead to gold.It's not coal to diamonds or fat to muscle. Nor is it $1 to $1000 or anything truly magical. The change I'm talking about is...

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A Philosopher’s Guide To Facebook Envy

Have you ever gone on Facebook and felt angry, sad or depressed? You're not alone, 1 in 3 people feel Facebook envy. But this isn't always a bad thing...

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How to Enjoy Valentine’s Day (Even If You’re Single, Heartbroken, and Jaded)

I know how you feel. I’ve been there. Standing in line at the coffee shop, innocently awaiting your beverage, and surrounded by glittery heart confetti, oversized red candy, and plushy toys with...

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“Dalai Lama’s 18 Rules for Living” Expanded

1. Take into account that great love and great achievements involve great risk. Risk is involved in every great opportunity in life. It it isn’t risky, then everyone would be doing, thus making...

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Nostradamus: 2012 and Beyond

Nostradamus (1503-1566) was a astrologer, astronomer and practicing physician who specialized in predicting the future in the latter part of his life. Those predictions were written by Nostradamus in...

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The Ultimate Guide to Iboga: How To Extract, Use & Learn

Iboga (Tabernanthe Iboga) has a long history of use as a medicine and spiritual sacrament in central Africa. The legend goes that the forest people (pygmies) first discovered it through the...

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The How Are You? Revolution

How are you? Good, How are you? Good. You’ve heard it thousands of times and the words just seem to spring out of your mouth automatically when you do. It’s that 2-phrase exchange at the...

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30 Reasons Why Russell Brand is Wrong and We Don’t Need No Revolution

30 pictures that prove Russell Brand is wrong about us needing a revolution.

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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 myself deeper. My heart started racing and my breathing became uncontrollable. But after a few seconds of shock, I could breathe normally once more. Almost instantly my body started creating heat, inner fire, the process of thermogenesis was ready to equal the force of the cold. There I was, relaxing in a bathtub full of ice on a sunny sunday in Amsterdam. I smiled at Wim, and he smiled back while telling me to get out. Next!

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Want to Learn a New Skill More Effectively? Redefine Your Identity!

The key to learning skills quicker is deceptively simple. It's not about goal setting, or some weird trick… It's all about redefining your self-concept.

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10 Reasons Why EarthShips Are F!#%ing Awesome

Earthships are 100% sustainable homes that are both cheap to build and awesome to live in. They offer amenities like no other sustainable building style you have come across. For the reasons that follow, I believe Earthships can actually change the world. See for yourself!

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Dominator vs. Partnership Cultures: A Profound Re-Telling of Human History

In this essay you'll learn the troubling history of society's evolving culture — how we ditched our empathetic "partnership" system for one founded on domination, and what hope there is looking forward.