John Tompkins

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Who Is The Buddha? - The Story of Siddhartha Gautama

The Buddha, or Siddhartha Gautama, was born around 567 B.C.E., in a small kingdom just below the Himalayan foothills. His father was a chief of the …

How to be Happy in Life: Happiness is a Choice of no Cost - OLBlog

We all want to be happy. But we sometimes think of happiness as a thingthat happens to us — something we have no control over. It’s easy tolink the …

This Silicon Valley angel investor loves a drug that gave him hours of seizures

"It's mind-boggling how much it can do in one or two nights," Ferriss, an early investor in tech startups such as Uber, Evernote, and Duolingo, told The New Yorker.<p>Ayahuasca is a hallucinogenic drink made from boiling Amazonian plants. It's typically used in religious rituals throughout South …

Trials riding tips to help every rider

Everyone knows trials riding is a great way to enhance your road riding. It also makes you look super cool. On my first day, I wheelie'd my trials …

Say hello to hygge: The Danish secret to happiness

It has been one of those years. From tragic terror attacks to the fiercely debated Brexit results and a seemingly endless celebrity death toll (David Bowie, Prince, Victoria Wood and Terry Wogan, to name just a few), is it any wonder a recent Telegraph headline asked: ‘Is 2016 really one of the …