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The 7 Universal Life Lessons Contained in Every Self-Help Book Ever Written

I believe I can summarize every self-help / success / self-improvement book ever written, minus the bullshit, in just 7 easy steps.

The Unknown

Stop Bullshitting Yourself If You Want to Wake Up (From the True Matrix) Part II: Reloaded

A true story about taking ownership of not only the good aspects of our lives, but also the bad.


The Follies of Perception: Why We Should Admit We Know Little

Perception is reality, or so they say. Actually, reality is way more sophisticated than your perception will ever grasp. How could your perceptions fool you? Should we be less cock-sure of our...


A Poignant Comic on Why You Should Never, Never, Never Give Up

Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, "It might have been."

Jon Brooks

3 Steps to Change Your Inner Narrative: How Neuro-Linguistic Programming Helped Me Talk to Myself Differently

With the help of NLP, I learned a new way to talk to myself. I re-molded my self-talk to be much less demanding and stressful, relieving myself of huge loads of inner tension.


2 Rare, Heartwarming Video Clips of Terence McKenna Smoking Cannabis and Taking it Easy

Every once in a while you stumble upon a beautiful artifact in the depths of YouTube, and you're suddenly overcome with gratitude.


12 Profound Vinay Gupta Quotes on Big Data, Elon Musk, Virtual Reality, and Saving the World

Vinay Gupta is one of those humans who make you wish there were about 10,000 more humans exactly like him. These quotes will expand your world.

Jordan Bates

Appreciate Life Like a Sunset: How Letting Go of Judgment Makes Life Easier

The late psychologist Carl Rogers devised a simple thought experiment that will make your life a lot better. Here's what it is.


F*ck That: A Guided Meditation That Will Make You Laugh Your Ass Off

This has got to be the most wondrous, hilarious guided meditation on the Internet. Tell the external world to fuck off for a couple minutes and listen to this.

Jordan Bates

Carl Jung On Why We Must Learn To Accept Ourselves Before We Can Help Others

Bring your shadow tendencies into the light and you will be able to help others do the same.

Martijn Schirp

Dear Mom and Dad: I Cured My Depression, But You Might Not Like How I Did It

Dear Mom and Dad, I have great news: I cured my depression with magic mushrooms. Before you get upset, let me explain...

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Go Do Some Shitty Art: How Unapologetic Creativity Facilitates Insight and Self-Acceptance

Unfettered creative expression allows one to gain insight into one's unconscious mind, deepening one's self-understanding. And that's only the start...