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Baltimore psychologist pioneers team using psychedelics as ‘sacred’ medicine

William Richards, who began studying psychedelics in Germany in 1963, is convinced LSD and psilocybin drugs can transform people’s lives for the better<p>Baltimore is known to many as the heroin capital of the US. If William Richards has anything to do with it, it may also become the nation’s most …

Consciousness

35 Things You Should Know Before Becoming ‘Successful’

<b>1. It’s Never As Good As You Think It Will Be</b><p><i>“One of the enemies of happiness is adaptation,”</i> says Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a psychology professor at …

Why Broke People Stay Broke

I wish I had a $1 for every time I received an email asking, "How can I afford personal development if I'm broke?" I'd likely take more online classes than I do now. What else would a self-proclaimed self-help junky do with such a windfall?<p>My response is typically the same. "Personal development …

Self-improvement

Always Know What to Say with the "History/Philosophy/Metaphor" Rule

Nothing makes a conversation more awkward than silence. Improv comedy rules can be used to help improve your life in a lot of ways, and social …

Christmas Brunch

From glazed cinnamon rolls to a cheesy bacon and onion quiche, here are fantastic Christmas brunch recipes.

The ultimate guide to leveling up your coding skills

No matter what your job is these days, it’s always helpful to have coding knowledge in your toolbox. But if you’re not interested in going back to school and you have very little time to dedicate towards picking up a new skill, choosing what, when and how to develop your programming chops is a task …

Roald Dahl's greatest philosophical quotes ever

Not only did legendary writer Roald Dahl create unforgettable characters, he also put words of wisdom into their mouths! Discover our favourites here and tell us your favourites on Twitter @GdnChildrensBks or by email childrens.books@theguardian.com<p>Everything we ever needed to know about how to …

Books

The man who made America: Reason, religion and the brilliant mind of John Locke

<b>John Locke (Wikimedia)</b><p>There will be no lack of odes to colonial America today. Let’s also remember the man whose ideas made it possible<p>George Makari<p>November 26, 2015 1:00pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Soul Machine: The Invention of the Modern Mind”<p>After his triumphant return to London, John Locke’s theory …

Lars Iyer: 'Real philosophers feel a burning sense of vocation'

A contemporary version of Wittgenstein, my central character has much in common with the great thinker, but faces hard challenges in the modern university<p>I like to write about philosophers in my fiction, but what a gloriously difficult subject philosophy is! EM Cioran asks: “How can a man be a …

How to Be More Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

Are you a senior in high school running for Student Council President?<p>Are you an entrepreneur looking to make a successful pitch and attract …

How to Become an Auto Mechanic/Technician | The Art of Manliness

<i>Last year, we ran a series of articles extolling the virtues and eliminating the myths of the skilled trades. While we were able to cover a lot of</i> …

The Game: My manual for picking up women turned me into a miserable sex addict

What if it turns out that sexual misadventure and fleeting relationships aren’t the key to happiness? Neil Strauss is the author of The Game, the internationally bestselling book about chatting up women in bars. He is a professional pick-up artist, the guru who transfigured shy men across the world …

5 ways to increase brain efficiency

Brain fog, inability to focus, indecision, anxiety, and feeling overwhelmed are all symptoms that suggest your brain is not working as well as it …

Love Is a Perception -- Evolutionary Love, Part 4

Continued from Part 3<p>An unedited first draft text from forthcoming book The Path and Practice of Outrageous Love by Marc Gafni and Kristina Kincaid<p>Law Two: The Law of One Love: Outrageous Love is the One Love<p>Insight Two (Part 2 of 2)<p><i>Part 1 of Insight Two is here</i><p>Open any book on love and you will …

One of Obama's Favorite Writers Redefines Spirituality

"Unfashionable" is a word that Marilynne Robinson has used to describe herself, but the world appears to disagree.The "self-declared Calvinist from …

The One Recipe You Need To Make This Weekend: Buffalo Nachos

If you make nothing else, make this dish.<p>The world is full of incredible foods. We know this. But some dishes stop us in our tracks with our jaws dropped, and involuntarily make us whisper, "<i>ohmygawd</i>." That's the kind of recipe we have for you today. It's a recipe that makes you throw caution to …

G Adventures Introduces 4 New Active Escapes

Looking for a new, active adventure to challenge and enthrall you in 2016 or 2017? You're in luck, as G Adventures has just announced four exciting …

Trekking

Cool Camping Ideas: Everyone Should Know these

A trip with your family can be pretty much everything you could ask from a holiday if you have some cool camping ideas. In the summer, when the …

The Essential Qualities of Leadership | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from FM 21-20, an Army field manual from 1946 that outlines the physical training program used by GIs</i> …

What Do You Believe?

On Sunday, a seven-part documentary series titled <i>Belief</i> begins airing on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN). For a week, viewers will travel around the world as the series explores the many facets of belief across cultures, from the orthodox to the secular, from the material to the spiritual.<p>I had the …

6 Networking Tips for Introverts

I’ve always been a closeted introvert. I see networking events as the “necessary evil” part of the freelance lifestyle. Walking around and having …

14 Things You Should Give Up Chasing No Matter What Others Say

Whenever we chase after something, we take ourselves out of the present moment where life actually happens. The future doesn’t exist yet and the past …

Happiness

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11 Untouchable Truths About Consciousness and Being Human

No matter how divided the world may seem, and no matter how many differences people can put between themselves and others, the untouchable truth of …

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8 Mindsets You Need To Have If You Want To Be Emotionally Intelligent

Emotional intelligence (EI or EQ) is defined as “the ability to recognize one’s own and other people’s emotions, to discriminate between different …

Self-improvement

7 Skills You Must Learn to Reach Your Full Potential (And Where to Learn Them)

The stepping stone from where you are today to where you want to be is simple: <b>learning more skills.</b><p>If we compare the differences between the people …

Language Learning