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3 Really Important Things I’ve Learned From Being Criticized

Over the years, I've been criticized in unexpected and cruel ways. But I'm glad. It's made me stronger. Here's how:

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Are You the God of Your Life? — You Will Go Mad Trying to Solve the Paradox of This Comic

You might want to grab some napkins, in the event that your eyes roll back into your skull and you start foaming at the mouth from an overdose of paradox.

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Don’t Fight Reality (You Always Lose)

When something bad happens to you, what is your automatic reaction? If you are normal, your answer...

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Finding Guidance on the Hero’s Journey: A Story of My Apprenticeship With “The Cacao Shaman”

The second instalment of a wanderer on the hero's journey, meeting his guide the cacao shaman of San Marcos.

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14 Lies Your Mind Tells You to Prevent Life Changes

14 common ways that our minds sabotage our attempts to make positive changes.

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The End-All Productivity/Meditation Technique

My name is Jordan Lejuwaan and I am an efficiency addict. I am zero days sober thanks to a recent discovery, and you can be too. I love what I do so sometimes I'll work 4-5 hours straight...

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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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Valhalla Movement Update: Big Moves in the World of Sustainability

It has been a momentous 15 months since I moved up to Montreal to co-found the Valhalla Movement....

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The Quest for Autonomy: Nobody Is Smarter Than You Are

Striving for conscious awareness and truth in our daily lives is analogous to navigating a maze of illusions. From our first day in the classroom, we are told what to do and how to do it. Avoid risks,...

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Copernicus & Goldilocks: Doubting Our Horizons

We are coming up on the end of the Copernican Revolution – which in typical human fashion we...

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From Sex to Sensuality – Restoring Balance in a Sex-Obsessed Culture

You’d have to be blind to have failed to notice how obsessed with sex the contemporary...

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10 Reasons Why You Should Think Like an Optimist

Having a cheery disposition can influence more than just your mood. “People who are optimistic...

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Global Happiness Through Space and Time

Recently there have been several  studies comparing the overall satisfaction of people in different...

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If You Don’t Follow Your Dreams You Might Just Get What You Deserve

Most of us spend a lot of our lives negotiating for things we want. You negotiate with your boss...

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Oh, The Places You’ll Go With Books! An Homage To The Magic of Scratches and Scribbles on Dried Leaves

I once read that writing a letter or a book is like sending your thoughts to a friend you have not made yet.

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