Marie-Hélène Sirois

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Live Every Day Like You’re on Mushrooms

Hallucinogens may help people break free of destructive thoughts and addiction. Can a “mystical experience” be had legally?<p>TOWSON, Maryland—Kathleen Conneally had smoked since she was 12, but one day in the spring of 2013, that changed in an instant. Conneally arrived at a lab in Baltimore that …

Consciousness

Effectively Manage Your Emotional State Using Labelling And Reframing

Managing one's emotional state is considered to be a cornerstone of lasting success. One can safely that "capability is a function of emotional …

Why Introverts Often Feel Like a Fraud or Impostor

By A.J. Drenth Have you ever felt like a fraud in your work or relationships? If so, you’re not alone. Research suggests that nearly 70% of people …

Paris Review - John Hall Wheelock, The Art of Poetry No. 21

Interviewed by William Cahill, Molly McKaughan<p>Issue 67, Fall 1976<p>Rowland Scherman<p>John Hall Wheelock passes his ninetieth birthday in September 1976. Born in Far Rockaway, New York, he was brought up in the neighborhood now occupied by Rockefeller Center, not far from the present location of Charles …

Scientists Show How LSD Dissolves the Barrier Between You and Everyone Else

There's a reason acid trips create feeling of "oneness."<p>A distorted “sense of self” underlies certain psychiatric disorders, like schizophrenia and …

Neuroscience

Marian Blue, the Color of Angels, Virgins, and Other Untouchable Things

In a strip mall, next to a CVS Pharmacy, and tucked behind a Burger King, I learned about my angel. While I waited for a prescription to be filled, I wandered into the only New Age store in this small northeastern city. A woman with long gray hair led me into a back room—I suspect it was a …

Blue Mountains

LSD Study Reveals Unprecedented "Harmonic" Reorganization of Brain

The drug appears to hit a "reset" button in the brain.<p>Ongoing neuroscience research on psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin is increasingly …

Neuroscience

Does Music Make You Smarter?

Three smart guys—a psychologist, a neuropsychologist, and a biologist—weigh in.<p><i>Playbill has partnered with the award-winning music magazine</i> …

Flute

Paris Review - Milan Kundera, The Art of Fiction No. 81

Interviewed by Christian Salmon<p>Issue 92, Summer 1984<p>Milan Kundera, ca. 1980. Photograph by Elisa Cabot<p>This interview is a product of several encounters with Milan Kundera in Paris in the fall of 1983. Our meetings took place in his attic apartment near Montparnasse. We worked in the small room that …

Paris Review - Bret Easton Ellis, The Art of Fiction No. 216

Jay McInerney and Ellis in 1990.<p>Bret Easton Ellis was born in 1964 in Los Angeles, grew up in the San Fernando Valley, went to a local private school called Buckley, and drove his parents’ hand-me-down Mercedes 450SL. “In retrospect, we were pretty well-off,” he told me. “But at the time, I didn’t …

The New Superfood Trend of 2018: Moringa Oleifera

Step aside turmeric, there’s a new anti-inflammatory powerhouse in town.<p>January 04, 2018<p>In 2017, social media and other health and wellness platforms …

How Brains See Music as Language

A new Johns Hopkins study looks at the neuroscience of jazz and the power of improvisation.<p>For the better part of the past decade, Mark Kirby has been pouring drinks and booking gigs at the 55 Bar in New York City's Greenwich Village.<p>The cozy dive bar is a neighborhood staple for live jazz that …

Scientists treat depression with magic mushroom that can 'reboot' brain

A mind-altering magic mushroom drug can treat depression by "rebooting" the brain, research suggests.<p>Scientists tested the drug psilocybin on 19 …

Brian Eno Explains the Loss of Humanity in Modern Music

In music, as in film, we have reached a point where every element of every composition can be fully produced and automated by computers. This is a …

The Rolling Stones

Science Says Anxiety Isn't the Problem. Your Response to Anxiety Is What Matters | Inc.com

What do you think about when you hear the word anxiety? Perhaps you imagine the sweaty palms and rapid heartbeat you experience when you are about to give a public presentation. Or maybe you think about the times you have trouble sleeping because you're worried about the kids or fretting about the …

Pourquoi lire Schopenhauer aujourd'hui ?

Schopenhauer est à la mode. Affirmation justifiée non pas tant par le niveau de ses ventes en librairie (remarquable) que par l'apparition de son nom …

44 Essential Movies for the Student of Philosophy

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “philosophical film”? <i>The Matrix</i>, most likely, an obvious example of a movie—or franchise—that explores …

How Edvard Munch Expressed the Anxiety of the Modern World

Nihilism

"Nihilist" redirects here. For other uses, see Nihilism (disambiguation) and Nihilist (disambiguation).<p><b>Nihilism</b> (/ˈnaɪ(h)ɪlɪzəm,ˈniː-/; from Latin</i> …

What Do Blind People Actually See? - Facts So Romantic

<i>To try to understand what it might be like to be blind, think about how it “looks” behind your head.</i>Photograph by charnsitr / ShutterstockIn 2004 …

Why The Raft of the Medusa is One of the Most Inspirational Works of Art

February 12, 2017<p>Andreja Velimirović is a passionate content writer with a knack for art and old movies. Majoring in art history, he is an expert on …

9 Vegetarian Meatball Recipes Because Vegballs Should Be a Thing

Meatballs are a tried-and-true comfort food and sound even better in the chilly winter months when all we need is something warm, stat. And since we …

This is your brain on knockoffs: The science of how we trick ourselves into not believing our eyes

Here’s why we fall for forgeries, even when the item itself doesn’t even pass the eyeball test<p>The Chinese government just arrested a group of people associated with a sham tourist attraction that had lured hundreds of sight-seers to a fake Terracotta Warriors exhibit, comprised entirely of modern …

19 Swedish-Inspired Savory Sandwich Cakes To Wow The Guests With

Sandwich cakes are the perfect centerpiece for your next big celebration. Whether it’s got a bit of ham or some dill and cream cheese, these fun …

Chewy Spiced Molasses Cookies

Haruki Murakami and Seiji Ozawa talk about music

Musical conversations between two of the most famous Japanese artists<p><b>ABSOLUTELY ON MUSIC: CONVERSATIONS</b><p><b>By Haruki Murakami and Seiji Ozawa</b><p>The …

Gain speed and accuracy by grouping notes (video)

July 2, 2016, 9:58 AM ·<p>What do you do when fast isn't fast enough? Inspired by my friend Noa Kageyama at the Bulletproof Musician, I made a video …

Music Theory Production Tips: Creating Vocal Harmonies

Vocal harmonies are an arrangement element in just about every genre of music. Traditionally, it’s fallen to the artists/singers and producers to …

A Message For All Of Humanity - Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin

INFJ: Least Likely to be Who You Think They Are

INFJs are one of the hardest of all types to type. The reason for this is because of their ability to blend in with the environment they are in at …