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How To Recognize Your Inner Idiot

How to find and kill your inner idiot! Check out this hilarious post from Julien Smith, a 3-time NYT-bestselling author, on the dumb things modern humans do.

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Best of TED Talks: Part 2

The second installment in a series highlighting the most mind-blowing, inspirational and flat-out awesome TED Talks. TED is a conference that allows people to come and share their unique insights on a...

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The One Taste of the Universe, or How To Experience Synesthesia

I tapped my hands on the table like I normally would do. But this time I noticed something different, something quite remarkable. Not only sounds but also colors invaded my awareness. Yes, there was...

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10 Best Positive Psychology Books You Need To Read For Authentic Change

If you are looking for authentic ways to change yourself then you will need to read the best books on positive psychology. We listed the best.

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Altru-Hedonism: A New Perspective on Pleasure & Helping Others

Altru-Hedonism is a mash-up of the terms altruism (selfless concern for the welfare of others) and...

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

Zen can help us discover greater equanimity and perceive the simple wonders of our day-to-day lives. Savor these 7 parables that point to a wiser way of life.

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How To (Temporarily) Experience A Phantom Limb

I placed a coffee cup in front of John and asked him to grab it [with his phantom limb]. Just as he...

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Coolest Sports in the World: Part 2

“Sand Dune Backflipping” Break Dancing Extreme Gymnastics + Parkour Roller Suiting...

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Why Avoiding The News Makes You Smarter

Some time ago I stopped reading and watching the news. No newspapers, no news programs and no...

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New Year, New YOU: A Story of How My Leap of Faith Resulted in a Magical Night to Start 2016

It's a new year, and that means it's an ideal opportunity to become a new YOU. This story will quickly illustrate how to unlock a bold new self in 2016.

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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...

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What is Love? Swami Giten Speaks

Love is not an exclusive relationship with another person; love is the quality that arises when we are in contact with our inner being, with our authentic self, with the meditative quality within,...

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Educate Yourself Without School

School isn’t for everyone. There are just too many required classes that you must take in...

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How to Deepen Your Meditation to Achieve Altered States of Consciousness

An ancient technique to deepen your meditation process and attain higher states of consciousness.

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