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How Your Minds Edits Consciousness

DEAN BUONOMANO: So consciousness is one of the deepest mysteries that we have ever attempted to resolve. And part of the problem with studying …

Consciousness

How Consciousness Solves The Puzzle Of Life

With so much knowledge floating around, you can easily lose the forest for the trees. Without a fundamental understanding of the big picture, the pieces can make very little sense and even seem absurd. This is true particularly in the case of spirituality. For example, the idea that God is …

What It's Like to Be Inside the Head of Someone Who's Losing His Mind

This powerful short film from Paul Trillo puts the camera behind a man named Terry as we follow him through the streets of New York City. We see …

New York City

What Causes Love to Go Away?

Q<p>What does it take to sustain a happy and successful relationship/marriage?<p>A<p>Although the differences between men and women have been much emphasized, …

Relationships

Facing my fear: when I gave up drinking to save my sanity

It was a couple years after college, and I had a routine. Work: 80 hours a week. Drink: heavily from Thursday through Sunday evening, lightly Monday through Wednesday. Exercise: never. Stare at the ceiling: nightly.<p>Such was the great thrill of being young, I decided: brute effort punctuated by …

Mental Health

Lou Andreas-Salomé, the World’s First Female Psychoanalyst, on Creativity and the Relationship Between the Mind and the Body, in Letters to Rilke

“All art begins [as] a calling forth of life in its still concealed mysteriousness.”<p>In an era when the self-actualization opportunities for women of genius amounted to little more than becoming wives of geniuses, the Russian-born writer and intellectual <b>Lou Andreas-Salomé</b> (February 12, 1861–February …

A Massive Shift Toward Love

The consciousness of fear is all-pervasive in the world today -- from collapsing markets to political battles, war torn nations to road rage. We live with this whether we actively participate or not and it affects us. If we want to live a life of peace, it is up to us to counteract this …

Spirituality

Top 10 Unpopular Strategies to Boost Happiness

When it comes to boosting well-being, researchers in positive psychology and related fields have plenty to say. Some exercises get all the attention …

Happiness

Physicists Say Consciousness May Be A State Of Matter: The Non-Physical Is Indeed Real

I'm in!<p><b>“Looking for consciousness in the brain is like looking in the radio for the announcer.” –</b> Nassim Haramein, director of research for the …

A New Way of Thinking About Spacetime That Turns Everything Inside Out

<i>One of the weirdest aspects of quantum mechanics is entanglement, because two entangled particles affecting each other across vast distances seems to</i> …

Quantum Mechanics

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Charlotte Brontë sketch identified as self-portrait

A sketch of a woman’s head by Charlotte Brontë, previously thought to be of another pupil drawn while the author was at boarding school in Brussels, has been identified as a self-portrait.<p>The literary biographer Claire Harman said the drawing, which she suggests shows Brontë looking into a mirror, …

Literature

Unconventional happiness quotes to change your life

Happiness is something everyone usually strives for on a day to day basis, a sense of well-being which leaves you feeling accomplished and often …

Can Humans See 'Spooky' Quantum Images?

Quantum physics deals with the realm of the very small, and most of us never expect to see the weird world it describes. But could we? Recently, …

Ancient Civilization

Didn't Sleep Much Last Night? 10 Ways to Function Today.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally published September 9, 2015.</i><p>Need to get a better night's sleep so you can work harder tomorrow? It will happen to you at some point: The kids kept you up all night. You toss and turn until 4 a.m. because you’re …

Wellness

Consciousness as Space

You are in space, right? Right. But you are not just IN space, you too are a space, a field, a living volume. And – if you look inside your mind – …

Falling In Love Isn’t Supposed To Be Like This

Falling in love isn’t supposed to be like this. It is supposed to be flowers and walks on the beach, first dates and kisses on front porches. Falling …