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The Meaning of Life is to Give and Receive Love

An entheogen-inspired meditation on the meaning and purpose of life.

Jordan Bates

How to Spot a Controlling Relationship and Get Out Alive

Emotional abuse is a horrible psychologically scarring phenomenon. This guide will show you how to recognize and avoid it.

Jon Brooks

San Pedro: One of the Most Potent Psychedelic Plants in the World

If Ayahuasca is the healing and divination plant of the jungle, and peyote of the desert scrub, San Pedro is the New World’s high mountain medicine.

Alexander Zaitchik

The 4 Hidden Flavors of Modern Love and How They Radically Impact Your Relationships

The ancient Greeks and modern psychologists both identified four different types of love. This knowledge will revolutionize your relationships.

Eric Brown

Jiddu Krishnamurti, the Inner Revolution, and Why We Don’t Really Love Our Children

"If we did love our children, we would stop all wars tomorrow, obviously." — Jiddu Krishnamurti

Matt Karamazov

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

7 Mental Life Hacks That Will Give You the Edge in Social Situations

7 books that will take your social life to the next echelon.

Joe Dixon

The Joys and Pains of Visionary Medicine: Why the Ceremony of Life Comes Before the Ayahuasca Ceremony

This is why the Swiss psychoanalyst Carl Jung was critical of psychedelic experiences. Without proper discipline the medicine tricks.

Félix de Rosen

Should We “Revere” the Universe? — An Exploration of Yūgen

Does it matter what words we use to describe our relationship to the cosmos? Arguably, yes, it matters a whole awful lot.

Jordan Bates

Photographer Ryan Muirhead Talks Depression, Creativity, and What it Means to Be Human

In this intimate interview, photographer Ryan Muirhead tells of his path from being suicidal to finding meaning in art.

Ryan Trimble

The Poet Rilke’s Uncommon Wisdom on Love & Relationships

An inquiry into the meaning of love that combines a personal story with a poet's timeless wisdom.

Jordan Bates

Altruism 2.0: How to Do 1,000 Times More Good by Donating Effectively

Effective Altruism is a movement that is radically re-imagining what it means to be an altruist.

Jordan Bates