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The Invisible Struggle Of Living With High-Functioning Depression

It’s Monday morning when I arrive early at my full-time office job in Toronto’s financial district — looking put together and well rested for the day …

Mental Health

A mini boat you can build yourself with zip ties and epoxy

Your dreams of captaining your own tiny-but-shiny electric boat are about two grand and a fair amount of elbow grease away.<p>Donald Bell (previously) …

Mixing magic mushrooms and meditation has long-term benefits, Johns Hopkins study finds

The benefits of controlled psilocybin use and spiritual practice on people's well-being long outlast the high, researchers find.<br>Read More

14 Posts That Will Make Living With Depression A Little Easier

Because it can REALLY SUCK.<p>Some of those people are therapists and psychologists. Others are people dealing with depression who can tell you firsthand what worked for them. We've written a lot of depression content over the years — both helpful and feelsy — so we decided to pull a few gems together …

Depression

Here's How The Voice in Your Head Tricks Your Brain Into Thinking It's Real

Fascinating.<p>Our brain considers talking to ourselves in our minds very similar to talking to other people, according to new research, and that could …

The Minimalist's Strength Workout

Like most athletes who would rather be outdoors running, riding, swimming, or hiking, I don’t set aside much time for the gym. Yet I fully realize the importance of building general strength and mobility—not just to support my outdoor activities, but also for everyday health and fitness. I’d like …

Nobody Knows Where Brainwaves Come From

Electric waves at the heart of neuroscience have no identifiable source.<p>W<i>ub-wub-wub-wub.</i> Brainwaves are electromagnetic proof that we are alive. …

New Hope for Depression

Every week, when Ian Hanley sits down with his therapist, he goes through a list of depression treatments he’s been researching online. The …

The Power of Micro Naps | The Art of Manliness

Eccentric artist Salvador Dali believed that one of the secrets to becoming a great painter was what he called “slumber with a key.” “Slumber with a …

Sleep

16 Famous Designers Show Us Their Favorite Notebooks

Designers from Ikea, Pentagram, Ideo, and more tell us what makes a great notebook.<p>Sure, digital design apps might be finally coming into their own, but there’s still nothing better than pen and paper. Here at Co.Design, we’re notebook fetishists, so we recently asked a slew of designers about …

The Mind-Bending History Of Buddhism And Psychedelics

Do substances like LSD and psilocybin have a place in a dharma practice?<p>The history of Buddhism and of psychedelics in American culture follow a surprisingly similar trajectory from the 1950s through the present-day.<p>But perhaps this shouldn't come as a surprise, given that they share a common aim: …

Survival Gear Review: Gränsfors Bruks Hand Hatchet

I find interesting that knife reviews often and immediately take on cutting chores at the upper limit of a blade’s pay grade. Many of the tasks …

The Eye Floater Phenomenon: Between Science and Spirituality

In the mid-1990s, I met a man named Nestor living in the solitude of the hilly Emmental region of Switzerland. Nestor has a unique and provocative …

The Drifter trailer offers something for the weekend

There are already plenty of trailers on the market, ranging in size and price from tiny models like the Hütte Hut to larger examples, such as the …

Build Your Own Teardrop Camping Trailer by Yourself

We introduced Happy Camper’s H1 travel trailer last week. Right, impressive, but expensive. Need some alternative? If you know some hands-on skills, …

10 Ways to Sleep Warmer on Your Next Backpacking Trip

It's always hard to enjoy a backpacking trip when you don't sleep well, and sleeplessly shivering throughout the night is one way to guarantee a …

The A=432 Hz Frequency: DNA Tuning and the Bastardization of Music

Brendan D. Murphy, <i>Guest</i><p><i>GA=440Hz: Not Quite Music to My Ears</i><p>Humankind is the largely unwitting victim of a frequency war on our consciousness that has …

Beds With Storage, Part 2

Making the most of limited bedroom space<p>Finding enough bedroom storage space can be a challenge for many end users, so beds that incorporate storage …

Volkswagen Golf race car concept unveiled

Today Volkswagen introduced a new race car concept based on the seventh generation of its Golf car model. The car is a low riding hatchback with 330 …

Buddhism Meets Psychedelics

Our friends at Evolver are running another learning lab. This time Allan Badiner explores the intersection of Buddhism and Psychedelics with guests …

Wonderland Trail: Journal & Trip Planning Info > Intro

Scott & Rachel's Wonderland Trail Journal<p>Introduction<p>We hiked the Wonderland Trail because we were preparing for our Pacific Crest Trail hike, so we …

Artificial Neural Networks Can Day Dream–Here's What They See

When you look for shapes in the clouds, you’ll often find things you see every day: Dogs, people, cars. It turns out that artificial “brains” do the …