Hey! I’m Jon Brooks, Creative Director of HighExistence and Founder of Comfort Pit. I research and write about psychology, philosophy, self-improvement, health, and relationships. Watch my video on YouTube here where I teach 11 stoic strategies for overcoming fear. Oh, and say hi. :-)

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Akira the Don: The DJ of the Intellectual Dark Web (HEx Podcast #20)

Akira is a musical-philosophical wizard, DJ of the Intellectual Dark Web, and the innovator of a new genre of music called Meaningwave.

Jordan Bates

A Jungian Guide to Authoritarianism

Cracking through the facade of the Western political psyche.

Alexander Blum

The Pain is the Gift

Your life will be transformed when you come to see pain as an honorable gift and opportunity.

Jordan Bates

The Essential Tool Missing From Your Meditation

How to finally crack the code of your contemplative practice.

Giovanni Dienstmann

Enlightenment: Seek and You Shall NOT Find

A guide on how to try not to try to become enlightened.

Jon Brooks

Jules Evans: A Philosopher’s Guide to Stoicism and Ecstatic Experiences (HEx Podcast #19)

Jules Evans is a practical philosopher and writer. In this episode, Jules explains how Stoicism and CBT helped save him from crippling anxiety, and how he later went on to spend five years researching...

Jon Brooks

Is the Psychedelic Renaissance Doomed? — An Interview with Jamie Wheal

Jamie Wheal, author of the bestselling book 'Stealing Fire', has become increasingly concerned and disillusioned with the direction of the psychedelic renaissance...

Naval Ravikant Revolutionizes Your Understanding of the 21st Century in Two Hours

Naval Ravikant is an entrepreneur and angel investor, a co-author of Venture Hacks, and a co-maintainer of AngelList.

How Jordan Peterson is Holding You Back

The Internet's favorite uncle might be stunting your growth.

Jack Edgson

The Sacred Sigh of Relief

No matter what, on the deepest level, Everything is always Okay.

Jordan Bates

Eckhart Tolle Reads the Tao Te Ching and Explains How to Liberate Yourself From the Thinking Mind

Transcend the monkey mind. "Do not seek truth; only cease to cherish your opinions."

Awareness, Squared: The Power of Eye Contact and Mirror Meditation

An exploration of two underrated meditative techniques that have immense potential to alleviate human suffering.

Aryeh Levine