Posts in Elevate Yourself
Why We Argue
WIthin the animal kingdom, if you’re a lion, and another lion encroaches on your territory, you roar and growl to let the other guy know this is your space. Testing the water, he roars and growls right back at you. Often, after a series of traded threats, the outsider will […]
The Simple Truth About Happiness
“The opposite of happiness isn’t sadness — it’s boredom.” Tim Ferriss Over the past 4 years, I’ve read a countless number of articles on following your bliss, building passions, and being happy. Most articles touch on some common themes: finding passionate work, building positive and healthy relationships, being open-minded, and […]
Must Watch: ‘My Life As A Turkey’
My Life As A Turkey is a beautiful and thought-proking documentary about a man who is given the rare opportunity to raise a group of wild turkeys from hatchlings to adulthood.
I know this may not sound like the most thrilling of plots, but it goes much deeper than it […]
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 […]
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 […]
A Treatise on Psychedelics Pt. 3/3: The Implications
What are the larger implications of the mystical experience? One aspect of the mystical experience is what psychology calls “ego-death”. If we use the self as an anchor to base our world-view on and use incessant thought to keep a sense of control in the stream of experience we […]
A Treatise on Psychedelics Pt. 2/3: The Mystical Experience
Where are the liberating effects of these plants and chemicals to be found? Of course in the consciousness of their users and the technologies and wisdom it produced. But outside these well-known facts there is a less known revolution going on. I was pleasantly surprised by Raph Borges talk about […]