Shawn Knowles

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I tried ketamine to treat my depression. Within a day, I felt relief.

How the veterinary anesthetic and recreational drug saved me from suicidal thoughts.<p>I am going to die in this dentist’s chair.<p>My eyes are closed, but I can still see skulls outlined with white against a black background. I have an epiphany: God is death. I’m in the midst of a real-life version of …

Depression

The Only Buttermilk Pancake Recipe You'll Ever Need

While many resort to pancake mix when making a special weekend breakfast, homemade pancakes are a <i>must</i>. Here's the little-known secret: the batter takes just as long to make as a boxed mix, and the result is infinitely better. If the attractive appearance of these golden, crisp cakes isn't enough to …

Breakfast

'It hits you very quickly': Canada brews first cannabis beer

Scientists in a small Ontario laboratory are testing enzymes and experimenting with fermentation. Their techniques are not new, but their focus is a first. They are developing what is being described as the world’s first beer brewed from cannabis.<p>Most cannabis beers on the market are brewed from …

Cannabis

Depressed People Use These Words More Often

They're not always negative words.<p>From the way you move and sleep, to how you interact with people around you, depression changes just about everything. It is even noticeable in the way you speak and express yourself in writing. Sometimes this “language of depression” can have a powerful effect on …

Depression

Here's How to Make Delicious Ice Cream at Home Without an Ice Cream Maker

When I was a kid, making homemade ice cream was never an option. "We don't have an ice cream maker," my mom would remind me all of the many times I'd …

"Mind-boggling" Stanford research turns human blood cells into functional neurons

In breakthrough new research described as "somewhat mind-boggling," a team at Stanford University has developed a technique than can transform human …

What are the best cannabis strains for chronic pain?

Medical marijuana is an increasingly popular alternative to traditional pain-relieving medications, including opioids. Marijuana may ease certain …

Warren Buffett's 10 rules to get rich

At first I thought the manager of my local Jimmy John's was just a huge Warren Buffett fan. But then I did some research online and I found out that this same plaque can be found in Jimmy John's restaurants all across the country.<p>Why are these plaques in Jimmy John's? Well, that remains a mystery. …

Investing

The 5:3:2 Rule for Social Media

When it comes to social sharing you need to get the balance right, and that's where the 5:3:2 rule comes into play. But what is 5:3:2?<p>Social media …

Social Media

This century-old Japanese budgeting system can help you save a ton of money — and it's refreshingly simple

• <b>A budget can help you manage your finances and increase your savings. But it's not always easy to maintain.</b>• <b><br>"Kakeibo: The Japanese Art of Saving</b> …

Budgeting

How our bodies react when we DON'T have sex revealed

The ways NOT having sex affects the body make grim reading for Brits going through a dry spell.<p>The good news is that statistics show that the average …

8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

Time Management

8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us (both physical and mental). Learning is the act of taking conscious control of this process, and books are the …

Self-improvement

Self Publishing 101 - 5 Steps to Building a Successful Author Career

<b>Self Publishing 101:</b> 5 Steps to Building a Successful Author Career<p><i>By Mark Dawson</i><p><b>Now is the Time…</b><p>I’ll probably say it again before I have finished, …

Reach Your Full Potential with Today’s Top Self-Help Books

We live at a time when there are more self-help books on the market than any one person could hope to consume in a lifetime. But in today’s world, …

Simon Sinek Leaders Eat Last Audiobook in English

The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You Audiobook

Teens inhale cancer-causing chemicals in e-cigarettes

Smoking e-cigarettes delivers cancer-causing chemicals that get into the body — and popular fruity flavors appear to be the worst, researchers reported Monday.<p>They said teenagers who try vaping may be poisoning themselves with many of the same chemicals that make traditional cigarettes so …

Your brain stopped making new cells at age 13, study claims

<b>(CNN) —</b> Your brain has peaked by age 13. The creation of new brain cells in the hippocampus ends before we even reach adulthood, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature.<p>Previously, scientists generally believed that the human hippocampus generates new brain cells or neurons …

Want to Be a Better Leader? Stop Giving Orders and Do This Instead

There are all kinds of images people have when they think about a leader, but there is one you should forget.<p>If I asked you to close your eyes and visualize a leader, what image would come to mind?<p>When I originally did the exercise, the first thought that came to my mind was a statue of a military …

12 Speedy Keto Recipes You Can Make on One Sheet Pan

Add This To Your Resume After Deleting Your “Objective” Statement

A “performance summary” puts a fresh (and tech-savvy) spin on an outmoded resume feature.<p>Since most resumes are written to cast a wide net, they basically just recite everything the writer has done, but this approach dilutes the all-important data density that makes your resume discoverable. In …

How to Make the Perfect Iced Coffee

In case you haven’t heard, coffee is amazing for you. From boosting metabolism to flavoring steak, it has uses upon uses.Unfortunately, we can’t just …

Coffee

This Is The ONLY Way You Should Be Frying Your Eggs

Your breakfast won't know what hit it.<p>Just when you thought eggs couldn't be any more incredible or edible, a video emerges forth from the Internet ready to scramble your whole belief system.<p>And as if to vouch for its significance, the video below was posted to Instagram by not one celebrity chef, …

Eggs

How A Conversation With My Husband Ended Our Marriage

I stood in the doorway to our family room after settling the kids in bed and said to my husband, “Have a minute?”<p>I was anxious, although I hadn’t …

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

50 Remarkably Wise Quotes That Will Inspire You to Success in Life

Get inspired by these wise words and make the very best out of your life, each and every day.<p>Life is a gift that has been given to you. It is in your hands to make the best out of it--dare to believe that you can. Through the ups and downs, you'll find a lesson to learn that will make you a better …

A Study of 300,000 Emails Says Closing With These 3 Words Prompts More People to Reply

Closing your email with this 3-word phrase leads to a much higher number of responses.<p>Recently, we wrote about how starting your emails with one specific word, and sending them on the best day of the week improves your response.<p>The study that led to "opening words" conclusion, conducted by the …

CROCK POT BUFFALO RANCH PULLED CHICKEN

<b>Ingredients</b>Used it in burritos, over rice, over noodles…the options are endless.5 Frozen ***B/S***Chicken Breasts<br>1/2 Tbsp Dried Parsley<br>1 tsp Garlic …