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15 Big Life Insights I Wish I Knew at 18

One of the most popular posts of all time on HE is my 50 Life Secrets and Tips. However when I look back on that post, I see a fairly shallow and conventional list of recommendations. It shows me of...

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Alternative Sleep Cycles: You Don’t Really Need 6-8 Hours!

Most people only think that there is one way to sleep: Go to sleep at night for 6-8 hours, wake up in the morning, stay awake for 16-18 hours and then repeat. Actually, that is called a monophasic...

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Lucid Dreaming

A beginner's guide to the art and scene of lucid dreaming, or the sensation of being in complete control of one's dreams. Why not make sleep an active part of your day?

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10 EPIC Quotes from “Conversations With God”

“Conversations With God: An Uncommon Dialogue” by Neal Walsh is one of my favorite books of all time, hands down. It is written from the point of view of god (but it’s not religion,...

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22 Mind-Blowing ‘Notes From The Universe’

A year ago, a friend signed me up for an almost-daily newsletter called ‘Notes From the Universe’. These emails contain quick reminders about life that often seem to be written just for me...

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How to Become A Social Badass

I'm tired of being a little girl when it comes to meeting new people.To rid myself and others of this pathetic habit, I've put together a step-by-step guide on overcoming social anxiety taking from other articles, books and my own experimentation. So what is a 'social badass,' you ask?

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How A Single Question Changed My Life Forever: My Ulysses Bucket List

When I was 15 years old, I ran away from home because I was pissed off at my parents for a reason I cant remember. I didnt have much money, so I decided to hop onto the skytrain (public transport...

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4 Practical Philosophies That Will Empower You

Philosophy is a fascinating branch of wisdom. However these esoteric ideas are sometimes difficult to translate into practical application. What are all of those thoughts, suppositions and theories...

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The Wim Hof Method *Revealed* – How to Consciously Control Your Immune System

We previously published an article about Wim Hof, holder of 20 Guinness World Records for withstanding extreme temperatures. He has climbed Everest and Kilimanjaro in only shorts and shoes, stayed comfortably in ice baths for hours, and run a marathon in the desert with no water.Wim is able to accomplish these feats with ease through the use of 'The Wim Hof Method' -- a breathing technique that allows you to control the autonomous systems of the body...

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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 been 29 upgrades of humanoids. Multiple versions co-existed. And he convincingly argues that this may be the case today. He wants us to ask ourselves 'are we really all identical?' New evidence suggests we are not and that big differences are coming into our horizon. Juan explores trends of current technology and brain evolution to give us a taste of what may be coming our reality and which big questions we face today...

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5 Modern Da Vinci’s Rules of Success

Walter Russell is the 20th century Renaissance man you've probably never heard of. His life is possibly even more fascinating than that of Nikola Tesla, Buckminster Fuller or Albert Einstein.When I say Renaissance man, I mean it. Here's a short summary of his vast accomplishments:Accomplished philosopher, musician, composer, painter and sculptor. He worked with many famous subjects such as President Roosevelt and Thomas Edison Without every studying architecture, he designed and built over $20 million worth of buildings around New York City, including the renowned Hotel des Artistes Predicted the existence of Neptunium and Plutonium in 1926 (well before the invention of the atomic bomb), saying if they were ever discovered, the pressures of this planet would not be enough to hold them together Founded and lectured at the University of Science and Philosophy A champion figure skater, Russell even won competitions at age 69 against competitors in their 20'sIn his biography, The Man Who Tapped The Secrets Of The Universe, Russell shares the 5 rules that allowed him to accomplish so much. Each rule builds on those prior, culminating in the ultimate recipe for genius.

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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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10 Reasons You Should Never Get a Job

Note: This was originally published by blogger Steve Pavlina and is the first “guest post” on HE. If you would like to write an article for HighExistence, click here. It’s funny that...

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A Long Lost Letter From Your Innate Creative Self

You are created by two human beings making love through the beat of their bodies. For nine months you are a tiny organism feeding onto a chord that connects you to your mother's womb. Then you pass through the tunnel that separates you from your mother's body and into an unfamiliar world. Congratulations, you've already come a long way. Now you are human being on planet Earth. For several months or so your heart is literally as close to the Earth as it will ever be your entire life. You are nurtured by your mother through the bosoms that secrete love milk to sustain and nourish you. Then you learn how to walk on your own. Such great talent you have, being capable of walking on your own two feet! Then you are now able to communicate with your fellow beings with full phrases. What a genius you've become! You have an innate curiosity to explore this vast world around you, and all you do is imagine and create. It's your natural state. When your eyes are closed you are able to see ethereal worlds that you would have never seen in a physical realm with your eyes wide open...

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Epic Challenge: 30 DAYS OF FEAR

My last 30 days have been absolutely insane. I have never grown or learned more in a one month period. Not even close.This is a NEW HIGH. I want you to be up here with me. Read on to find out how.

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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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5 Mind-Blowing Books That Are Worth The Struggle To Read

Books are obstacle courses for the mind. By confronting us with paradigm shifting ideas they challenge us to stretch our capacity for understanding. And when we succeed, they will open up a world...

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7Life System: The Simple Structure That Will Change Your Life

Today I have been given the honor of sharing with you a simple system that I have found to be an excellent way of structuring goals into an achievable format. It’s easy to follow, doesn’t take long to implement and is flexible enough to work around your life. If you keep an open mind, commit to trying the system for a few weeks and are diligent in its application, I am confident it will help you greatly... it might even change your life.