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?
If you do not know what TED is, refer back to the original article. Otherwise, enjoy the awesomeness that these talks have to offer! Paul Moller – The Flying Car In the Near Future Just like in the Jetsons, flying cars will be a reality within the next 10 years. Paul Moller has spent his […]
Zietgeist, The Movie was released in 2007 on Google Videos and has since spread like mad across the internet and conspiracy blogs. It has three parts showing the falsities behind Christianity, 9/11 and governments, respectively: Part I: The Greatest Story Ever Told (Christianity is a myth) Similarities between Horus (Egyptian god) and Jesus: – Born […]
The first thing to realize is that happiness is in the eye of the beholder. It is not a result of the people, places or events around you; happiness is completely internal. Example: Man #1 is a snowboarder, Man #2 is a garden enthusiast. On a snowy day, Man #1 will most likely be very […]
“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” John Quincy Adams 1) Follow Your Internal Compass and Empower Others to Do The Same Deep down everyone knows the direction they should go in, however, fear and uncertainty can often paralyze the strongest ambition. You […]
“Oh it’s delicious, this thing called life. It’s a scrumptious experience, no? Are you not allowed to experience everything? The tears, the joy, the pain,the gladness, the exaltation, the massive depression, the win, the loss the draw? What more is there?”
Here’s a short and sweet post aimed at reminding you of one thing: that life is an experience. Even the low points are all apart of a grand adventure of ups and downs, twist and turns. A roller coaster of experiences! Buy the ticket, take the ride :)
Juan Enriquez’s TED assertion that we are evolving into a form of man that can control his own evolution and that of other species. When will technology catch up with nature?
The bridge between science and spirituality begins with the heart. The heart is the regulator of our energetic state, working synergistically with the nervous system and the brain to bring coherence and positive emotion to life. It produces the strongest electromagnetic field in the body, one that extends all around us, allowing for energetic communication of this coherence with all of life. Thus, the heart breaks down internal and external environments and allows us access to the oneness of life…
From the rise of Buddhism, the positive psychology movement and critical thinking of the extreme ways humans look for pleasure nowadays comes new ways of thinking about happiness. If you want to find out what the latest scientific findings have in common with old wisdom regarding happiness, don’t look any further. These books provide all […]
I searched for a couple of hours, watched videos of every sport imaginable and singled out these eight sports/activities as the coolest ones EVER. Headless Goat Polo almost made the cut, but that’s just a little too weird to be cool. Enjoy! Saudi Sandal Skating – This sport gives a new meaning to the term […]
Social situations are among the most important in our lives. Yet, there is a huge chance that you are oblivious to the plethora of unwritten social rules that structure everybody’s behaviour. Failing to comply to these cultural imprints can cause irreversible damage. Just following them blindly will not get you ahead. Hacking them, however, will […]
There is loads of information out there that focus on matters of success and achievement along with the techniques to get you there. But while there is much information about what leads to success there isn’t much about the major causes of failure. One of the most influential writers on success and achievement, Napoleon Hill, […]
The Last Answer by Isaac Asimov Murray Templeton was forty-five years old, in the prime of life, and with all parts of his body in perfect working order except for certain key portions of his coronary arteries, but that was enough. The pain had come suddenly, had mounted to an unbearable peak, and had then […]
Is there a cause you would die for?
Something that, if it was successful, would change the world in an enormous, seemingly magical way?
Something that goes far beyond you as an individual, the importance of which dwarfs your existence…if any thing can, in fact, do that?
Something that gives you the chills every time you ponder it, share it with friends, or even distantly entertain the thought…
Once in a while a book comes along that rocks your world so hard that you’re never quite the same after. Here are 7 of those books, ordered by how hard they’re going to rock your skull! On Happiness…. Zen and the Art of Happiness by Chris Prentiss Of all the books & articles I have […]
Where are the liberating effects of these plants and chemicals to be found? Of course in the consciousness of their users and the technologies and wisdom it produced. But outside these well-known facts there is a less known revolution going on. I was pleasantly surprised by Raph Borges talk about ethnobotanical research being done at an online community called DMT Nexus.
As a human race, we’ve come far from our beginnings several thousand years ago. We’ve explored space (both inner and outer), carved out a comfortable existence for ourselves and come closer to understanding the fundamental question that has been at the heart of our race – “What makes us happy?” From the carving on the […]
The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers; wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less; we buy more, but enjoy less. We have bigger houses and smaller families; more conveniences, but less time. We have more degrees but less sense; more knowledge, but […]
This is not your usual self-improvement article. I’m not going to tell you to focus only on the positive. I’m not going to tell you to find the silver lining in everything. I’m not going to tell you that life is suffering, and that must be accepted. Get ready for something different. Over the last […]
Yes, you do. I’ve caught myself whispering this in my own ears frequently during the last few days. And it worked. It worked because it is true, despite how everything seems to indicate just the opposite. Let me explain. I am currently in the process of moving and it is amazing to see what little, […]