Nader Shahram

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The Transcendence of Time in Shamanic Practice - Michael Harner

Michael Harner, Founder of the Foundation for Shamanic Studies, discusses the implications of transcending time and the knowledge that can be …

Spirituality

The 10-DAY Green SMOOTHIE CLEANSE Book Review

I found this book to be very informative and motivational. Packed with informative information on how to cleanse and detoxify your body, which can prevent, treat, and overcome illnesses, diseases and promote weight loss. This book includes tons of delicious smoothie recipes, which not only taste …

The 25 Best Books of 2016

A collection of the best novels, non-fiction, and memoirs from the past year.<p>At a time when politics have dominated the national conversation in a way that can often feel overwhelming, the best books of 2016 so far have provided escapism and comfort. They've shown us that empathy is a great virtue, …

The Power of I Am

• <b>Author:</b> Joel Osteen<p><b>Can two words give you the power to change your life? Yes they can! In the pages of his new book, bestselling author Joel Osteen shares a profound principle based on a simple truth.</b><p>Whatever follows the words "I am" will always come looking for you.<br>So, when you go through the day …

Soul Keeping

• <b>Author:</b> John Ortberg<p>The soul is NOT "a theological and abstract subject."<p>The soul is the coolest, eeriest, most mysterious, evocative, crucial, sacred, eternal, life-directing, fragile, indestructible, controversial, expensive dimension of your existence.<p>Jesus said it’s worth more than the …

How to Make a Major Life Decision, in 9 Steps

I spent weeks preparing the application, went through two rounds of interviews, and finally, after months of anticipation, received an offer to join …

How to Get High Without Drugs: Holotropic Breathwork, Hypnagogia, and Eye Contact

<i>This article was originally posted on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Jacqueline Ronson</b><p>People take mild altering drugs -- everything from Tylenol to LSD -- because the effects are useful, interesting, or pleasurable. In altering the way we process stimuli, drugs facilitate a change in our thoughts and behaviors. This …

How I Meditate: Michael Trainer, Founder Of Peak Mind

<i>Many of our readers want to meditate but don’t have the time or aren’t sure how to start. So we’ve reached out to mindful experts for their best</i> …

You can make yourself hallucinate without taking any drugs

Have you ever wanted to see what it was like to hallucinate but were wary of taking LSD, magic mushrooms or other hallucinogens? Well it turns out …

How Giving Up Refined Sugar Changed My Brain

Consuming refined sugar can impact mood, decision-making, and memory. Here’s how good it can be to give it up.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I have a love-hate relationship with food. I love it; it generally hates me. Matter of …

Nutrition

You Can Meditate While Moving -- And It Totally Counts

I first tried to sit still and clear my mind in college, after a nasty breakup where I was consumed with heartache. For weeks, I moped around the city playing whack-a-mole against all the feelings of betrayal and hurt that were popping up in my head, but I had taken enough yoga classes at that …

Google Maps and Google Earth: What's the difference?

Whereas on the desktop you can quickly switch between the informative Maps interface and detailed full-blown satellite Earth view, the experience is …

An Inspiring Video About a Landscape Photographer Hunting for a Perfect Moment

23-year-old videographer Nejc Miljak created this inspiring short film about Slovenian landscape photographer Janez Tolar. It’s titled, “Before You …

Ask HN: What new or hot technology do you recommend learning?

I feel that I've been procrastinating a lot in my free time and it's time to learn something new.<p>I see the hype around Go and Rust and I believe I'm …

Learning

Take Notes When Unpacking to Make the Next Trip Better

Packing can be a worrisome chore that dulls even the most exciting trip. To make packing easier for future trips, take notes while you unpack from a …

Travel

One More Reason To Reach For A Paper Book Before Bed

E-readers may make it particularly hard to get a good night's sleep, according to research out this week.<p>A study that followed every nightly twitch, turn and snore of 12 volunteers for a couple weeks found that those who read from an iPad before hitting the sack had a harder time falling asleep, …

Tsunami 10 Years Later in Pictures

These 6 Things Will Bring You a Great Night’s Sleep

<b>Your Worst Enemy Is Probably You</b><p>Stop cheating yourself. You can’t cut corners on sleep and not have it affect you:<p>…by the end of two weeks, the …

Daylight Savings Time

Depression is NOT a joke.... -Robin Williams.

How To Be Happier In Just One Minute

Could your happiness depend on one simple question?<p><i>"Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all others" - Marcus Tullius Cicero</i><p>When you're feeling stressed, frustrated, dissatisfied, ask yourself this: am I thinking about what's wrong? Or what's right? The answer to this …

Happiness

How To Know If Your Dumb Idea Will Change The World

Box SVP Sam Schillace shares how he quickly and cheaply experimented on an app no one wanted–that became the basis for Google Docs.<p>In 2005, along with colleagues Steve Newman and Claudia Carpenter, Sam Schillace created a browser-based word processor called Writely. A Silicon Valley darling, it was …

Google Docs

Nature is a Profound Therapy for Depression

My head is a labyrinth. I'm always judging myself, thinking about my past or worrying about the future. I feel trapped in my head -- a classic sign …

How Addiction and Suicide are More Related Than You Think

With the recent sudden and tragic death of beloved actor and comedian, Robin Williams, there has been a renewed focus on both addiction and suicide. …

Here are the Top app charts | appPicker

Minimum operations - just set notification in settings and follow for exercises that will take no longer than 5 minutes, 3 times per day and your …

10 essential Brazil 2014 World Cup apps

Get the most out of the Brazil 2014 World Cup this summer with a host of football-themed apps for iOS and Android<p><b>Official FIFA App</b><p><b>Developer:</b> FIFA <b><br>Available on:</b> iOS and Android <b><br>Languages</b>: English, Spanish, German, French and Portuguese <b><br>Price</b>: Free<p>FIFA claims that its official mobile app is the ultimate …

Iranian Judge Summons Facebook CEO for Breach Of Privacy

A conservative Iranian court opened a case against instant messaging services WhatsApp and Instagram.<p>A conservative Iranian court opened a case against instant messaging services WhatsApp and Instagram while also summoning Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg over complaints of privacy violation, state …

Iron spirit: Ai Weiwei's Yorkshire Sculpture Park takeover – in pictures

A map of China made from destroyed temples, a lantern mocking state surveillance and a giant iron tree … the Chinese artist's bold pieces mark not only his first UK show of new work since Sunflower Seeds at Tate Modern's Turbine Hall – but the first since his passport was confiscated by authorities