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Neurochemical Overclocking: How To Unlock the Hidden Powers of Your Mind & Boost Productivity

This article is a OptiMind review. But, in order to understand a pill that will boost your brain, we need to place it in a much larger context. What is enhancement really? What are the ethics of...

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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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The Power of Protest: 15 Methods to Make Yourself Heard

What do youth in Egypt, Syria, Britain, Spain, Greece, Italy, China, Indonesia, Chile, Mexico, France, Russia and the United States have in common? They are all protesting.  Since the Sixties and the...

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How Your Thoughts Program Your Cells

Some “Basic” Cellular Biology There are thousands upon thousands of receptors on each cell in our body. Each receptor is specific to one peptide, or protein. When we have feelings of...

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Insanity Management: A Story

 I keep having these flashbacks in my head when I look at certain things. For instance, while driving in my car, whenever I glance over at the little hula hoop dancing figurine on the dashboard, I...

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The Dark Side of Self Improvement

We’ve all been raised on television to believe that one day we’d all be millionaires, and movie gods, and rock stars, but we won’t. We’re slowly learning that fact. And...

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10 Reasons You’ll Never Look at Sunsets the Same Way Again

A thin blue line shoots across the horizon and that is the mark. You know the sun will eventually set underneath that line, but until then, the moment where it crosses that line, you are witness to...

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For The Love Of God – The Divine Art Of Alex Grey

Visionary mystical experiences are humanity’s most direct contact with God and are the creative source of all sacred art and wisdom traditions. -Alex Grey One  Visionary Origin of Language The...

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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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Why You Should Be Judgmental

Do you cringe when you see the words “you should be judgmental” in the title of this article? If so, you may be setting yourself up for a painful wake-up call.

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How Expectations Color Our Beautiful World

The last few months I have been traveling with my girlfriend throughout Middle and South-East Asia. I climbed the Himalayas in Nepal, fell in love with the vibrant cuisine of Thailand, got my divers...

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A Story About The Dalai Lama

A friend who I met through HE recently told me a story about a question the Dalai Lama was asked by a reporter.It was something along the lines of: "How are you able to fit in daily meditation with such a busy schedule?"The Dalai Lama smiled and replied that on normal days, he meditates for 1 hour in the morning. He then smiled even bigger and said...

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How to Avoid The Negative Pull of Behavioral Gravity

Learn the physics of behavior and how to avoid the negative gravitational pull of disempowering situations.

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How to Overcome Perfectionism: Life Lessons from Kubrick to Picasso

Learn creative lessons from Picasso, Kubrick, Spielberg, Woody Allen, and leading psychologists to overcome perfectionism and improve your productivity and wellbeing.

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Abuse The System! — 24 Hacks for Maximizing Time Within the Corporate World

The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You trade in your sense for an act. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a...

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Improv Changed My Life: 10 Ways It Will Make YOU Awesome

Lights up! I’m blinded, but still manage to make out 30 strange faces staring directly at me. They’re silent, but the air is breathing with the tense energy – anything can...

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These 7 Comics Perfectly Capture The Attitudes You Need to Succeed

In each of these 7 comics, you will discover a deep insight about life that will genuinely move and inspire you.