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I Started Using Gratitude Alarms For Self-Care & I Never Expected These 5 Things To Happen

Ad failed to load<p>It's 8 p.m., and I'm watching <i>Law & Order: SVU</i> (again). I hear my phone buzz and check the home screen, scrambling for the remote so …

Happiness

Starve the Negativity by Focusing on Your Perfection: #BeHerNow

There’s a perfection in you that has gone largely ignored. The result of your overlooking this inherent dopeness has manifested as the easily …

Happiness

Why Being Near Water Could Be the Key to Happiness, According to Research

Even daydreaming about traveling off to a faraway island, where the sand is warm, and the water is crystal-clear blue can give people a sense of …

Happiness

Midlife crisis? It’s a myth. Why life gets better after 50

Beware midlife! You will be prone to sudden, disruptive upheaval. Around the age of 50 your productivity, creativity and adaptability begin their inexorable decline. With them, happiness ebbs. Your best years are behind you. Naturally, your job, marriage and shattered aspirations are to blame. If …

Middle Age

How to be smarter than people smarter than you

<i>Are you ready for this big secret?</i> Read.<p><i>— — —</i><p><i>Thanks for taking your time with this post! If you liked this, please hit the —</i><p><b>Just kidding.</b> I have more …

Money

What to do when you think your life sucks

When life sucks, it’s hard to be around perpetually perky people. My college room mate had unrelenting positivity and I frequently responded with …

Self-help

The Basics of Numerology: How to Calculate Your Life Path and Destiny Numbers

<i>Welcome, cosmic warriors. I'm astrologer Aliza Kelly Faragher, and this is Allure Astrology, a column dedicated to all things magick. Count it up, cosmic warrior. Today, we're exploring the basics of numerology.</i><p>Have you ever found yourself gazing at the clock at exactly 11:11? Wondering why you so …

Spirituality

What’s Inside a $5,000 Scientology E-Meter?

A Swiss maker disassembled a central tool of Scientology, the E-Meter, and finds a remarkably sophisticated and over-engineered device.<p>Scientology, a religion founded by the science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard in 1952, is renowned for its veil of secrecy. The religion has its roots in Hubbard’s …

Church of Scientology

These are the self-improvement journals you'll actually use

Productivity and self-improvement apps are basically shoved down your throat the minute you open the app store, but for a lot of people, nothing …

Productivity

How to Thrive in the Midst of Personal Turbulence

Two people wrote to me recently (a stranger and a good friend) who are going through some pretty turbulent times in their lives.<p>The stranger is going …

Positive Thinking

10,000 Year Old Rock Paintings Supposedly Depict UFOs

10,000 year old rock paintings depicting extraterrestrials & UFO’s discovered in India<p>Another amazing discovery has been made in Chhattisgarh India …

UFOs

13 Signs You're Allowed To Be Happy Right Now | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

To many, happiness seems to be very elusive. They want it so badly that they do what it takes to chase it.<p>And that’s the problem: Chasing …

Happiness

7 challenges smart people choose to overcome

It’s truly fascinating how smart, successful people approach problems. Where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and …

Self-improvement

How To Clear Your Energy & Cultivate Positive Vibes, According To A Spiritual Life Coach

Perhaps it's every now and then, or maybe it feels like it's happening all the time, but we all go through periods in life that feel particularly …

Self-help

Here are 7 lessons I learned from living alone

I live alone. For the first time in all of my dozens of years on this earth, I’m the queen of my own castle. I went from 3 siblings to 300 freshman …

Siblings

Here’s why you can’t hit home runs every time

I recently had a conversation with my new publisher about the book I’m currently writing. I asked, “What would make this book a home run for you?” …

Tom Hanks

A guide for thriving in a fast world: 3 things worth remembering

When <i>On the Origin of Species</i> was first published, it sent shockwaves through the world.<p>Charles Darwin had worked on the theory of evolution through …

Innovation

The most important asset you have, but are afraid to use

We hide behind masks and facades. At work. Parties. Social engagements. Sometimes, even at home with our loved ones.<p>Do you remember who you used to …

Philip Seymour Hoffman

Achieving Well-being As the Essence of Happiness

It is normal to coincide with people you know when walking the streets in a medium or small city in our Latin America. Usually, people greet each …

Psychology

Japan’s Greatest Swordsman Reveals 21 Rules Of Life Just Before His Death, And They Are Brilliant

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The 7 Most Intriguing Philosophical Arguments for the Existence of God

Nietzsche is famous for saying that God is dead, but news of The Almighty's demise may have been greatly exaggerated. Here are some of the most …

17 Simple Truths That Will Improve Your Life and Make You Incredibly Successful

Memorize these words, and work their meaning into your life. Then, watch the results.<p>There is no single secret to success. If there were, and if it were straightforward or easy, everybody would do it. But everybody doesn't do it.<p>That said, there are certainly habits and strategies that can make …

Motivation

Learn the History of Indian Philosophy in a 62 Episode Series from The History of Philosophy Without Any Gaps: The Buddha, Bhagavad-Gita, Non Violence & More

The belief in a singular, coherent “Western tradition” in philosophy has led to a very insular, Eurocentric view in philosophy departments, as Jay L. …

Indian Philosophy

Six Steps To Becoming A Master Of Critical Thinking

Critical thinking stars are balanced thinkers. They practice moderation to insure against the perils of overthinking or underthinking. They are devotees of appropriateness and walk a path of situational awareness.<p>Real critical thinkers are disciplined in their craft of issue resolution. They honor …

Critical Thinking

Vitamin sea: The importance of taking an annual vacation

Are you the type of person who looks forward to the next vacation on the first day back from the last one? Or, do you find it hard to switch off and …

Self-improvement

How This 3-Minute Breathing Exercise Will Help You Achieve (and Understand) Your Goals

Photo: Mike Smolowe<p><b>We tend to revere professionals and experts because we feel they hold abilities we could never attain ourselves.</b> We sometimes …

Meditation

How do you solve a problem like Gauguin?

Every year, it seems, there’s another movie about Vincent van Gogh. But what about his post-Impressionist pal Paul Gauguin? He might be the less-celebrated artist, but Gauguin’s story has everything — sex, intrigue, passion. A vaguely villainous beard. And you end up in Tahiti. What’s not to …

Art

Books to get inside your head: Tim Parks picks the smartest books about the brain

Humankind has been reflecting on consciousness from the moment thought became possible. What is this business of experiencing colour, touch, taste, sound, smell? How does it happen, and where? Is the world as we experience it? There’s hardly a philosopher hasn’t made a contribution, or, more …

Consciousness

YouTube time traveler says he has footage of Las Vegas from the year 2120

On the same day YouTube announces measures to keep the fake news from spreading, a video of an alleged time traveler is gaining steam on the video …

Las Vegas