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10 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Drinking Ayahuasca

Is it possible to be truly prepared for Ayahuasca, a psychedelic which hauls you through the doors of perception?

Jon Waterlow

How Jonathan Haidt’s 6 Moral Tastebuds Can Heal a Divided World

"A house divided against itself cannot stand." — Jesus Christ

Alex Moskov

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.

Jon Brooks

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.

Joe Dixon

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.

The Unknown

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."

Jordan Bates

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."

Jordan Bates

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

Jordan Bates

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.

Jordan Bates

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.

Ben

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.

Jordan Bates

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?

Félix de Rosen

18 Rare Aldous Huxley Quotes to Upgrade Your Grey Matter

These uncommonly cited Aldous Huxley quotes will broaden your mind, melt into your soul, and stir the depths of your being.

Jordan Bates