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50 Aphorisms from Alain de Botton That Reveal Harsh Truths About Human Nature

Philosopher Alain De Botton reveals 50 hard-hitting maxims for living the considered life.

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6 Experts on How to Beat Procrastination and Finally Fulfill Your Potential

We all procrastinate. Like it or not, it’s a part of each of our lives—but it doesn’t have to be a central part. We found out how six experts finally beat procrastination and got focused.

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5 Life-Changing Benefits of Cold Showers

Cold showers will make you a better person, both physically and mentally. Here's 5 little-known psychological benefits that will enhance your mind and your life.

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Charles Eisenstein Perfectly Sums Up What America Needs to Do to Move Forward After The Election

"What I do know, though, is that the vast majority of ordinary people are not the cartoonish caricatures of human beings that political rhetoric has made them out to be."

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Mary Oliver’s Magnificent Short Guide to a Life of Wisdom

"You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting."

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Friedrich Nietzsche’s Stunning Meditation on the Tragedy of Conformity

"... the law that every man is a unique miracle; they dare to show us man as he is, uniquely himself to every last movement of his muscles..." — Friedrich Nietzsche, 1844—1900

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Alan Watts’ Jaw-Dropping Explanation of Mankind’s Deepest Nature

If you love Alan as much as we do, you won't want to miss this extraordinary revelation of humanity's deepest nature.

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On Becoming a Sunrise Sensei: How To Rock Your Day By Waking Up Early

Rising early in the morning is immensely powerful. This essay explores the benefits of being a "sunrise sensei" and teaches you how to wake up early.

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11 Profound Quotes on the Human Condition to Kindle the Fires of Your Consciousness

Set your mind ablaze with 11 of the most jaw-dropping, perspective-broadening quotes on the human condition I've ever come across.

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Ayahuasca — The Fashionable Path of Awakening?

What drives you to take ayahuasca? Are we acting from our core or simply being blown around by the cultural zeitgeist? When should we take ayahuasca?

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Sam Harris’ TED Talk on Artificial Intelligence Will Blow Your Mind and Broaden Your Worldview

"I'm going to describe how the gains we make in artificial intelligence could ultimately destroy us." — Sam Harris

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Existential Comic: We Must Imagine Sisyphus as Having a Hard Time Readjusting to Civilian Life

An introduction to Albert Camus, a hilarious comic, and a powerful critique of existentialism, all in one article.

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