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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 potent energy pumps throughout your veins. You are surrounded by a sea of smiles, a fountain of...

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    My Radical Realization About Self-Love

    **Note: I have written 100+ articles on this website about ways to improve yourself. Besides meditation, nothing comes close to how much the content of this article has changed my life. If...

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    Thinking Within Paradoxes

    I read a few years ago somewhere that a hallmark of a genius is being able to hold opposites together and transcend them. This stuck with me and over time I tried to make sense of it, because at first...

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    How Porn Is Re-Wiring Your Brain: How Short Term Pleasure Might Cause Long Term Damage

      What happens when you drop a male rat into a cage with a receptive female rat? First, you see a frenzy of copulation. Then, progressively, the male tires of that particular female. Even if she...

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    18 Thought-Provoking Questions

    If you could make a 30 second speech to the entire world, what would you say? If you were going to die at midnight, what would you be doing at 11:45pm? How do you really KNOW anything for sure? If you...

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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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    Friedrich Nietzsche’s Guide to Conquering Your Existence

    In Nietzsche’s most popular book, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, he described what would become one of his most memorable theories — that of the Übermensch. In English versions of the work of...

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    Challenging Cocky Certainty: Why I Am No Longer An Atheist

    British comedian Ricky Gervais recently summed up one of the mistakes made by atheists when he tweeted the following message: “I think people hate atheists because we give away the...

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    Ultimate Guide to Goal Hacking: 5 Scientifically Proven Methods to Accomplish Anything

    **This post summarizes months of research on what goal setting methods actually work, and a new project I am starting to help everyone use these techniques in an easy and fun way** Which of your big...

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    Got Eudaimonia?

    Daniel Kahneman found out that most researchers fucked up happiness research because people respond to the 'Are you happy?' question in two different ways. The question could either mean 'Are you happy right now in this moment?' or 'Are you happy about your life?' In other words, which self answers the question? Is it the experiencing self (ES) that checks whether he feels happy right now, or is it the remembering self (RS) that looks at a picture constructed by peak and valley experiences from the past and assesses if it matches your personal idea of happiness.

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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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    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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    How to Achieve Every Goal You Set

    Research suggests that 50% of people who make new year’s resolutions fail by the time April rolls around.  I am part of the 50%. Let me explain.  When I graduated from high school, I had sort of...

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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 Reasons Young Americans Don’t Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance

    The ruling elite has created social institutions that have subdued young Americans and broken their spirit of resistance. Traditionally, young people have energized democratic movements. So it is a...

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    6 Reasons Why YOU Should Consider Teaching English Abroad (& How To Do It)

    For the past six months I have been living completely outside my comfort zone. Going to the grocery store was a challenge, finding my way around left me getting lost from time to time, and virtually everything in my life had been flipped upside down... And I absolutely loved it.I have been teaching English at a high school here in South Korea for the past six months and can honestly say it has been the best decision I have ever made. If you're anything like me, when I graduated from college I couldn't stand the idea of getting a job I hated, working there for X years to make the person above me look good, only to find out down the line that I hated the job I was trying so hard to get in the first place...

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    4 Reasons Why You Should Pay Attention to Your Attention

    “Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens.” – Carl Jung I just came back from a holiday (holy-day) with my parents...

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    25 Best Books on Self-Improvement You Need to Read Before You Die

    I remember the first time I got my hands on a self-improvement book. I was baffled. At that moment I realized my fate was not set in stone. I could become my own drill master and coach. The books I...

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    2 Powerfully Motivating Insights On Following Your Dreams

    1) No one starts off as a master Everyone starts off as a nobody, knowing nothing and having accomplished zilch. Every great name you’ve ever heard of had the same humble beginnings with regard...

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    World Leaders Propose to Legalize All Drugs: 5 Major Changes in Global Policy

    In a radical move, the former presidents of Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Poland, Portugal and Switzerland joined hands with political and industrial heavy-weights Kofi Annan, Richard Branson,...