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Why You Need to Learn to See the Supernormal Before You Can Silence Your Inner Reptile

A comic by Stuart McMillen about how we are supernormally stimulated in our modern world through TV, media, pornography, etc. Resulting in a drastic shift in how we entertain ourselves and achieve...

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Finding Guidance on the Hero’s Journey: A Story of My Apprenticeship With “The Cacao Shaman”

The second instalment of a wanderer on the hero's journey, meeting his guide the cacao shaman of San Marcos.

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God and His Shadow

For the last few thousand years our existence has been explained by metaphysical constructs, truths that lie hidden behind the appearances, everlasting ideas beyond what our senses can see and hear....

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Poetry Slam: Art of the Spoken Word

A Poetry Slam is a competitive event where poets perform their own poetry on stage. Performances are judged on how much the poem moves the audience. During open slams, poets perform one piece of...

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8 TEDtalks That Will Change Your Life Forever

1. Juan Enriquez: Will our kids be a different species? Juan asks in this compelling TEDtalk 'can we upgrade ourselves?' His answer immediately puts humankind in perspective. So far, there have...

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Appreciate Life Like a Sunset: How Letting Go of Judgment Makes Life Easier

The late psychologist Carl Rogers devised a simple thought experiment that will make your life a lot better. Here's what it is.

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The Non-Conformist Samurai & A Cage Full Of Monkeys

Miyamoto Musashi (1584-1645) was a Japanese Buddhist, Kensei*, Rōnin**, and all-round badass. He was a legendary dualist, unrivalled in his skills with a blade, and highly respected by his peers, yet...

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A Treatise on Psychedelics Pt. 1/3: The Stigma

Some time ago I was in the right place at the right time by attending the Interdisciplinary Conference on Psychedelic Research in Amsterdam orchestrated by Stichting Open. For those who don't know,...

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This is the Simplest, Most Effective Thing You Can Do to be Happier

As a human race, we’ve come far from our beginnings several thousand years ago. We’ve explored...

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The More We Worry About Time, The More Time Is Lost To Worrying

“Don’t worry about the time, my friend, just be here now.” “Relax, baby,...

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A PLURfect World

The music is a drug. It speaks to you. It dances through your ears and dives deep into your heart. A...

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Can’t Stand Meditation? This Technique is For You.

A consistent meditation practice is a struggle for even the most experienced of meditators. For some...

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Albert Einstein’s Incredible Work Ethic: Lessons on Creativity and Contribution

A look at the working process of one of the greatest geniuses to ever walk the earth.

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