Month: December 2018

The secret 100-year-old French/German technique for treating what ails you

The secret 100-year-old French/German technique for treating what ails you

The secret behind medicine is the body heals itself. Medicine helps, but it’s not the star of the show. Creating this is the key to a happier, healthier life. What’s your issue? Do you have a broken bone? Fever? IBS? Anxiety, insomnia, fatigue? Something…

Aren’t you sick of surface level nonsense?

Aren’t you sick of surface level nonsense?

There’s nothing worse than getting stuck with trivial, petty distractions. If you want to live your potential and have a richer mind, then you have to learn this. It used to frustrate me so much I could scream. Wake up, eat crap, work and/or…

How many emotions are there? Fewer than you think

How many emotions are there? Fewer than you think

It’s a strange thing, exploring your own mind. You uncover truths about yourself you should never share, mainly because you sound like a maniac. Or a wise, spiritual leader, because sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference. Speaking of things that are tough to…

The Renaissance Con Artist’s Guide to New Year Happiness

The Renaissance Con Artist’s Guide to New Year Happiness

If you want to be happy, present and stress-free these holidays, you can. In the late 1500s, Bragadini wandered into Venice and won over its nobility. Venice was struggling, you see, and this man promised them a new golden age. In exchange for a…

What if mindfulness is the opposite of what you need?

What if mindfulness is the opposite of what you need?

Many people, me included, talk about the benefits of mindfulness. Of all the meditation disciplines out there, it’s probably the best one to start with. There are more powerful ones, sure, but mindfulness is a core skill. Besides, it has plenty of benefits on…

What chicken-powered nukes can teach you about love, life and freedom

What chicken-powered nukes can teach you about love, life and success

There’s a story which floats between that space of “no way!” and “huh, could be true”. It comes out of the Cold War military doctrine and it shows the military is shameless when it comes to results. Every analyst said the same thing –…

I can’t stop bioweapon-wielding assassins, but I can stop this

I can’t stop bioweapon-wielding assassins, but I can stop this

Technological weapons attack our minds every day… and we welcome it. You don’t have to be a victim, though – learn to defend yourself in minutes. A thought that sometimes circles my mind: it is ridiculously easy to get a sample of someone’s DNA….

Give the gift that doesn’t stop taking away

Give the gift that doesn’t stop taking away

A fun exercise is to take your field of expertise, punch it into Google Scholar and click articles at random. Well, okay, that’s not fun as such. Still, getting a snapshot of some of the literature helps. For an activity that takes a few…

These holidays, focus on the small picture

These holidays, focus on the small picture

Holiday stress – is that something you’re up to your ears in by now? It can be such a hassle cooking, shopping, travelling and staying on top of everyone’s wild expectations. Big events always have this mental weight to them, even if they’re good….

Who do you need to become to achieve your New Year’s Resolutions?

Who do you need to become to achieve your New Year’s Resolutions?

here’s the interesting thing about resolutions, goals and self-improvement strategies: If you could already do them, you wouldn’t set them in the first place. Are you one of the noble many with a New Year’s Resolution or two? Or maybe you see every day…

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