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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 wants more, he has had enough. However, replace the original female with a fresh […]

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100 Possessions: How Giving Up Everything Can Make Your Life More Full

It was seven years ago and I was tired when it happened. I don’t remember what put me on tilt. I had spent too much time in one place. All the stuff I had collected was holding me down. No person needs three George Foreman Grills. Eight pairs of snowboard […]

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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 train in British Columbia) and ride it as far as […]

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5 Ways To Harness Neurogenesis: Boost Your Brain

Neurogenesis is the birth of new neurons from neural stem or progenitor cells in the brain. It was long considered that the number of neurons was fixed and they did not replicate after maturity of the brain. It wasn’t until the 1990’s that neurogenesis was observed in the brains of humans, […]

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[Video]: How To Follow Your Bliss

Here’s a follow-up video to the How To Find Your Bliss video. Let me know what you think! What would you like the next video to focus on? <3 Jordan

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Productivity Tip: Stop ‘Working So Hard’

In the early 1990s, three psychologists began studying the habits of a two groups of violinists at the Universität der Künste.The first group was hand-picked by the music teacher as advanced violinists -- those who had a future in professional performance. The second group was comprised of average violinists -- […]

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Is Everyone Doubting Your Dreams? GOOD.

I receive a lot of messages from people asking about how to deal with their families and friends doubting their dreams. It is incredibly difficult to persevere when the people you have always trusted the most are skeptical or even down-right opposed to you following your bliss. The Good News: […]