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Are people too afraid to break from the social norm?

I asked multiple people today if they would or would not participate in an orgy. weirdest reactions ever haha

Hot date conversations

I’ve been thinking a bit on some past dates I’ve had and I’ve realized I could really step up my "conversation game." I’m sick of just talking about the normal boring...

Sexual attraction

Call me crazy or weird, but in my life thus far I’ve noticed that I cannot get turned on by a girl (even if I find her very physically attractive) if: a) I cannot connect with her emotionally...

Insights in the Wilderness

The following are notes I wrote when I was out in the wilderness in Patagonia camping and hiking in breathtaking scenery a few weeks ago. During this trip, I felt a great sense of freedom and...

Knowledge of Self

I was thinking of how I’m really started to get to know and have a deeper understanding of myself while I’ve been studying abroad. There’s something about being immersed in...

Self Introduction

Well I’m new to this website, stumbled upon it after using Stumbleupon. So I thought I’d introduce myself if anyone’s interested. I’ve read some pretty incredible stuff, and...

Would you recommend experimenting with drugs?

After reading through a good amount of posts on here (so far..) I’ve seen that many of you have experimented with drugs. I have never been drawn to drugs, although I have smoked weed (only...

Socializing

In the past few months I have gone through some serious self discovery and begun to feel very comfortable in my own skin. I’ve also been working on myself a lot lately, reflecting on life, and...

Self Improvement

I’ve realized that I’m really into self improvement and making the most of myself, and I’m pretty sure most of you are as well which is great. My philosophy behind it is that life is...

Goals for 2012

I’ve never written down and set goals for myself so I’m starting now. Here’s what I have so far, I’m trying to make them challenging but possible (I’m really excited for...

Everyman cycle

Has anyone tried it or other sleep cycles? I’m thinking of trying it. Or I might start out with just waking up at 5 every morning and going to bed when I’m tired. What would you recommend?

Republican Presidential Candidates

Jack, your post is good in theory…but I hear a lot about if you hand feed the lower class they will never be self-reliant. I hear much of that. But I want numbers and statistics. How much of...

US spending is unacceptable

I got an email below. It really shows you the frightening extent that the US is spending money. > * U.S. Tax revenue: $2,170,000,000,000 > * Fed budget: $3,820,000,000,000 > * New debt: $...

What is the point of ego?

Why do we have egos? I think a lot of the time it holds us back. I know it did before I came to the great realization of the existence of my ego. For example, I have so many goals I want to achieve. I...

Tough roommate situation

I have an interesting situation with my third roommate that I need help/advice with. In the past few weeks he has stollen my food (took a bite out of my cheese, used all my hot sauce, tuna, at a...

Having a great time and attracting women

I’ve been going out a lot lately, socializing and meeting a lot of people. I have always been interested with attraction between men and women, and enjoy observing and learning about it. From my...

I’m not grateful for what I have

I was thinking this week, and noticed that I’m consistantly focused on thinking about myself, what I need to do to improve or achieve my goals. Then thoughts will come into my head like,...

Is college/education even worth it?

CHECK THIS out homie, FREE CLASSES FROM MIT. http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/

Thoughts on thinking

I was thinking (as I always do) about meditation and how nice it is to clear my mind. Throughout the day I’m always thinking and my mind is constantly running and going through millions of...

Should I kick my roommate out?

I live in a two bedroom apartment. Myself and Sandeep are on the lease; however, a third roommate, Kunal, is living in the living room and is paying us $300 a month per rent (much less than...

How to recover favorited discussions from old HE?

I can’t find the discussions that I favorited in HE 2.0. Anyone else run into this problem? I’m talking about the discussions where I pressed that little red heart icon in the upper right...

The Direction education is headed

Check out this article. I definitely think this is where education is heading– Afforadable websites with internet classes. Here’s the article below Start-Up Expands Free Course Offerings...

We Know Nothing

I’m searching more into the topic of the truth that, even though we learn and are cramming so much knowledge into our brains every single day, in the end we still know nothing. Pretty amazing to...

Insecurity

I just came up with a realization/epiphany: Pursuing, wanting or being driven by anything outside of yourself is due to an internal insecurity. What do you think about this?

Fear of Being Alone

Branching off of this thread, Insecurity I feel as though all ‘insecurities’ stem from society and western media, and one of the biggest insecurities in the western/extroverted society...

The voice within

I’ve recently started a spiritual journey through the depths of my subconscious mind and that mysterious voice/feelings I hear deep down. I feel like I’m definitely making great progress...

Modern Food Consummation for pleasure

Food is, as defined by the laws of nature, is meant for consummation to fuel the body for physical exertion, mental usage, organ function, and ultimately organismic survival. In today’s society...

YOU

That mysterious ‘all creator,’ the one people worship, the one we live and die for, the one we pray to, the one we obey, the one who brings us together, the one who understands us, the one who...

Technological Advancements to Improve 'Quality of Life'

We spend so much time on specialization and advances in technology to improve the ‘quality of life’; but is it all really worth it and does it truly improve our existence and fulfillment? We’re...

Brilliant Insight on the Male Ego, READ THIS

I was just reading through my underlined text in The Way of the Peaceful Warrior by David Deida, and I had to share this gem of information with the guys on here. Read all of this through, and go over...

Most Inspiring Individuals in the past century

I don’t necessarily mean the most well known people, I mean, for you who has been the most inspirational and influential in your life (through reading/learning about them)? I’ll start:...

Notes on the Subconscious Mind I thought I'd share with you

Why sometimes when people ask me a question, “why do you like golf?” (a hobby of mine, I’ve played my whole life) I’ll know the answer deep down. I know that I enjoy it and love the...

Pres. Obama Singing "Call Me Maybe"

Sorry I just had to share this :)

Video of Me sharing some thoughts during my morning commute

So last night I tried out some intermittent sleeping. I slept for 2 1/2 hours–then read, sent some emails, pondered and really came up with some awesome insights/epiphanies/ideas and then went...

Gasland Documentary Reflections

Anyone else seen this documentary? Here’s what I thought of it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6X9Dk7jkZ7M

George Carlin

Anyone a fan of George Carlin? I’m just seeing some of his stuff and, he’s a fucking genius! The things he says here are SO true: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eScDfYzMEEw

Americans should be held responsible for their decisions

Americans vote and make decisions from the comfort of their homes and most only focus on their immediate surroundings and only things that will effect their personal lives. But what about everything...

Best protein shake?

Whoever works out regularly and consumes protein shakes, what is your favorite and highest quality protein powder type and brand that you use? So far I\’ve tried whey protein, egg white protein...

Puma Punku mystery. This video is blowing my mind!!

There are remains of perfectly cut stone in Puma Punku, Bolivia that are 10,000 to 15,000 years old. They are cut so perfectly and impossibly well that many researchers believe it could only have been...

Our Heart Has a 'Brain'??

Has anyone studied or heard about neurocardiology? Studies in the past 20 years or so have found that the heart has neurons and neurotransmitters and can actually learn, remember, and even feel and...

Migraines

Anyone get ’em? They suck. I just got one and have been getting them about once a year for the past 7 years or so. My doctor gave me some pills for it, but they don’t help at all....

Finding the One Thing You Were 'Meant' To do

What’s all this talk about finding that ONE thing you were meant to do? Does everyone have this mysterious one thing? I don’t think you can say Yes to that. There’s so many things...

I want to help my sister but not sure how to

I have been noticing more and more that my sister is not very present, when I’m with her at least. Example: The last few times I’ve seen her (I cooked dinner with her) and I’d try to...

Rewarding Yourself

I feel like it is very important to reward yourself, after you get through a tough week, achieve a goal, get past an obstacle, etc. But what is they best way to reward yourself? I haven’t...

30 Day Challenge

I’m setting a new standard for myself. Guess i’ve gotten sick of half-assing a lot of things in my life and from today on I’m going to 100% commit to goals (no turning back). I set...

Milk Consumption and Calcium Depletion

I drank a lot of milk when I was younger and, after reading these articles I realize I may have done some harm to my body. http://www.realmilk.com/rawvpasteur.html...

The Purpose of Life in One Sentence

What would you say is the purpose of life (in general)? You can only say it in one sentence. Go

Face Your Fears for 30 Days

Check out this ‘mission’ I posted yesterday on HourSchool.com: http://hourschool.com/missions/62 As I’m sure most of you enlightened HEthens know, fear holds so many people back from...

New Website – Complete!

Hey guys. I’ve been working on a website for the past month or so. Its based on setting big goals, pursuing them and sharing your progress with others. It has personal profiles, forums and...

Video Interview of Jordan Lejuwaan!

I recently started a podcast where I interview awesome individuals who have inspiring stories to tell. I will release a new one every week. I did the first one with Jordan over the weekend and talked...

Interview with Phil Drolet TOMORROW

Hey everyone! I wanted to let HEthens know that I will be interviewing Phil Drolet, creator of thefeelgoodlifestyle.com, TOMORROW and will post everything on my website...

Interview with Phil Drolet

Hey guys. Here’s the interview I did with Phil Drolet, creator of thefeelgoodlifestyle.com! Check it out here:

Very Powerful Video about Embracing Pain

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IS_5zt35Tc I LOVE this, and it was pretty much just what I needed to hear. Do you agree with Elliott? Do you think people who are bored and stagnant in their lives are...

Meet Love When It Is Offered, but don't chase after it.

So often people chase after love. But does it ever even work out in these circumstances? Most likely not, because it is mainly a one way interaction. A win/lose instead of a win/win. When one is being...

Interviews of AWESOME Individuals

Hi everyone! As you may know, I started a personal development website/blog recently called Find Your Greatness. I post blog articles and also interviews of awesome individuals every week. I’m...

Dating for Modern Men: Why Its So Hard

GREAT article on modern dating/relationships and how your insecurities and emotional baggage stems from your childhood. I copy/pasted the whole thing, below. Discuss!!...

Weekly Interviews of Extraordinary Individuals

HEthens, I did a video interview with dating/relationship coach, Nick Sparks. We covered a lot of great stuff ranging from why modern dating is confusing for men and women, to where the best places to...

Dealing with Coworker Who is Driving Me Crazy!

I have an obnoxious coworker whom I, unfortunately, sit 3 ft away from every day. I’ve been putting up with him for a year now, but he’s starting to really get to me lately. Here are the...

The Most Powerful Thing Man Has Ever Created

I’m thinking it’s the internet—“Knowledge is power.” What do you think?

Your Favorite Diets

Do any of you HEthens experiment with various diets? If so, which are your favorites? Mine are: -The Paleo diet -The Eden Diet -The cyclical Ketogenic diet

How to Have an Awesome Social Life and Attract the Ladies

Us humans are social creatures. We crave attention and interaction on a daily basis from friends and the opposite sex. Without this, we feel alone and worthless. I’d even go as far to say that a...

Hip Hop Lyrics and Lifestyle

What do you think of it? For most of my life I’ve been a fan of hip hop. I listen to artists such as Common, Wiz, Drake, Lil Wayne, Big Sean, J-Cole and many more. I like the beats, the rhythm,...

PAIN

What is pain? Why are so many people fearful of pain? Is pain always a bad thing? Watch this incredible video by Elliott Hulse on the topic: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_IS_5zt35Tc As Elliott...

The Most Beautiful Story

I’m watching Finding Joe, a movie about Joseph Campbell. It’s already one of the best movies I’ve ever seen. Here is the opening scene, below. This quick little story explains the...

The Cobra Breath

Have any of you tried it? Here’s some more info below. I’m going to try it tonight. http://www.ehow.com/how_2322034_do-cobra-breathing-exercise.html

Sexual Energy is Your Essence

http://findyourgreatnessdaily.com/sex-drive-is-your-essence/ Discuss!

Has anyone read Man 2.0 Engineering the Alpha?

Pretty great book if you want to learn about optimizing your hormones, gain fat and lose muscle in the most effective ways (way different than the mainstream crap), have better sex and become an...

If everyone got laid on a consistent basis…

If everyone was getting some from someone they love on a consistent basis the world would be completely at peace, we would all love each other and would offer our gifts to the world without fear....

Men and women can't be friends

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_lh5fR4DMA I would say yes, if there is 0% attraction between both parties. But otherwise, no

If you we're going to die in 72 hours…

Want to find out what’s REALLY important to you? Put 20 minutes aside and seriously consider your death… Imagine you only have 72 more hours to live. What would you do? Would you spend...

Girls: Why would you do this

So many times I’ve overheard girls say things like this: “Well I’m really into him but I’m going to wait and see if he contacts me…” and she refuses or...

Why failure is GOOD

“Each failure is like potent fertilizer or a fan to the flames of the fury of my heart, driving me to move faster to the type of failure that don’t let you even start. Momentum builds as...

The incredible depth of love & relationships

Some of Michael Ellsberg’s notes about his wife: “The fundamental frame of my relationship with Jena is that we are one, and there is no separation between us. And yet, contrary to the...

How to Attract a Gorgeous Woman

In this video that I will show you an excellent example of a “highly conscious man” who knows how to attract gorgeous women and, most importantly, understands and is complete control of...

Miracles, Compassion and Unconditional Love

By Infinite coach, Oren Harris: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=607886772597117

I Had Erectile Dysfunction at Age 22

In 2011 I hired a sexologist because I struggled with ‘erectile dysfunction’… At 22 years of age… The advice he gave me didn’t even help very much. Since then I’ve...

Men: have you experienced erectile dysfunction?

ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION Mm yeah… Not the most pleasurable experience to have with a woman. Have you ever experienced it and would you like to ‘fix’ it for good? I went through it for...

Don't Kid Yourself. You're Living a Lie

If you’re not in touch with your Truth you are wasting your time. If you’re not aligned with yourself, you’re a coward. If you are unhappy or dissatisfied in any way then shame on...

I'm Scared…

On February 4th 2014 I quit my 9-5 engineering job with full pay and benefits. It was probably THE most exciting and fearful moments of my life. …I was so done working a job that drained and...

Struggling to stick to meditation practice and morning routine

I used to be very active on HE forums but took a break for about a year since I studied one on one with a life/spiritual coach and immersed myself in that experience… Now I’m coming back...

Letting go of the woman I love because of a shroom journey?

I’m in love with a woman I’ve been seeing for almost a year now. We’ve had our ups and downs but through it all, we have a tremendous amount in common and we’re in love. ...

Overcoming Anger with My Woman

Hey HEthens!  This is a topic for me the is currently very present in my life. I’ve been experiencing a good amount of anger come up in my committed partnership lately. When it comes up,...

Going into shame triggers with my girlfriend

My girlfriend and I find ourselves hitting an uncomfortable pattern in our relationship where I end up raising my voice (due to anger, frustration, exhaustion, etc) and she immediately plays the...

Raising kids in the New Earth

I just got engaged.  And we’re planning to have 2 kids in the upcoming years.  The fears that come up for me around raising kids is mainly financially. My dad worked his ass off his...

Sex and intimacy fears

I’ve noticed recently that I have subtle fears about sex and intimacy with my partner.  One interesting fear is that I’m afraid of penetrating my woman BECAUSE I fear she’ll go...

Cultivating 'bullet proof' habits for a healthy life

It’s been years since I posted a discussion on HE and I miss it! I’m ready to get involved again.  I remember years ago when I was posting on this website every week, and I recall...