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The Key to Meditation is Noble Failure

If you're convinced that you suck at meditation, you need to read this.

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The Purpose of Your Life is Whatever the Hell You Want it to Be

What's your life purpose? Life is magnificently open; beautifully free. Its meaning is up to us. Read on to find out why we need to make our own purpose:

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The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to Yoga

Yoga has amazing health benefits. Here's everything you need to know to start healing your body and mind.

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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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The Cosmic Lottery: How You Overcame 1 in 140 Trillion Odds

Congratulations! You've won the Cosmic Lottery!! Your life is truly a miracle. This is why you should thank the universe every day for your existence:

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15 Reality-Shattering Thought Experiments That Will Unplug You From the Matrix

Warning: These 15 thought experiments will leave you feeling a lot less certain about the nature of your existence.

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Why the Examined Life is the Only Life Worth Living

Are you living an examined life? If so, your personal development game should be excellent! If not, you need to start studying yourself. Here's why:

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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...

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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.

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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.

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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...

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