Month: July 2018

Settling the Debate: People are Inherently Good

Settling the Debate: People are Inherently Good

If you spend any time around those pesky humans, you notice they do good things and bad things. No one would or should dispute that. But the question turns to why. Are people who give up their time, wealth or lives for a cause…

What’s Stopping You From Feeling Joy?

What’s Stopping You From Feeling Joy?

If you want to experience a rich, enlightened bliss, then you have two role models to choose from: The first are the monks and yogis with decades of practice. These are the sorts of people who, even without speaking, radiate intense, loving presence. When…

How to quit smoking

If you smoke but don’t want to, then listen up: You have more options than ever before. You can chew gum, slap on a patch, vape or whatever. There are online communities and face-to-face communities. You can see a doctor, hire a coach or…

My Uncensored Opinions on Self-Hypnosis (and Nintendo)

My Uncensored Opinions on Self-Hypnosis (and Nintendo)

The way I sell self-hypnosis to people is that it’s a powerful mind-training tool. It creates the same benefits as meditation, only it’s easier to learn. Whether mindfulness is your thing or not, that’s okay – self-hypnosis will still work for you. People have…

Get Motivated to Get Motivated

Get Motivated to Get Motivated

If motivation is like a fire that burns within you, then it’s the weirdest fire around. It randomly fluctuates between smouldering ash and unstoppable inferno. The hotter is burns, the more fuel it creates for itself. It blazes a trail that destroys all obstacles…

When Catching a Cold Is a Matter of Choice

When Catching a Cold Is a Matter of Choice

People have strange ideas around colds, flus and other illnesses like these. One of the common remarks is that it’s a certain season, therefore it’s inevitable. “I always get sick in winter” or some such remark. Well, maybe. Another common one is falling sick…

The Natural Pain Remedy That’s (Almost) Too Effective

The Natural Pain Remedy That’s (Almost) Too Effective

You can resolve pain in an entirely natural and drug-free way. No surgery, no medication and no gimmicks. Yes, it’s effective. Even with chronic pain. And with severe pain, like with childbirth. It’s a technique used across the world and throughout time. That’s because…

Let He Who is With Hassles Cast the First Spell

Let He Who is With Hassles Cast the First Spell

Put your hand up if your life is perfect. I hope it’s at least pretty good. It would thrill me to hear it’s amazing – full of everything you want and need. But if someone offered you a magic wand that could fix anything…

Use Insomnia to Your Advantage

Use Insomnia to Your Advantage

I’m not about to downplay insomnia. Not being able to sleep is rough. If affects every part of your body and it degrades your mental performance. On top of that, it doesn’t feel great. It’s a good idea to trial techniques to help you…

How You Can Have a Great Memory (Despite Having a Terrible One)

How You Can Have a Great Memory (Despite Having a Terrible One)

The curious thing about memory is that you don’t have to have a good one to have a great one. Moonwalking with Einstein tells the story of Josh Foer, who went from a typical journalist to US memory champion in a year. Anyone who…

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