Mind

One: The Second Part of Time, Chapter 4, April 2027

Entries from Max’s daily journal:<p>4/11/2027 Sunday<p>Reindeer Crossing event was last weekend and the Muskrat Jamboree was today, historically a big …

William Shakespeare

33 Things I’ve Learned in 33 Years

Last week was my birthday. I’m 33 years old. If you’re counting, that’s the same age Jesus was when he was crucified (unrelated). Like everyone else …

Inspiration

35 Mind-Blowing Quotes That Will Change How You See The World Around You

If you aren’t already obsessed with Neil deGrasse Tyson, you should be. An extraordinarily eloquent astrophysicist and public figure, Tyson might be …

Vincent Van Gogh

I Survived 2 Terrorist Attacks on 2 Continents. They Changed Who I Am

IDEAS<p><i>Wells is the author of</i> Left Standing.<p>The last thing I expected when I entered the Brussels Airport on March 22, 2016, was to be peppered with …

Terrorism

Two types of fear that hold everyone back from actually getting the things they really want

• <b>The following is an excerpt from "What if it DOES Work Out" by Susie Moore.</b>• <b><br>She writes that there are two types of fear that hold people back from achieving their dreams: "I am not enough" and, "I do not have enough."</b>• <b><br>If you make decisions and then feel small, insecure, or unsatisfied, you're</b> …

Self-improvement

Self-Awareness Isn’t Just Knowing Your Myers-Briggs or Star Sign. Here’s What it Really Is | Heleo

“Be open, be curious, be accepting, because no matter what you learn, you will have more power to have the life that you want.”<p><b>READ ON TO …

Consciousness

Can Science Explain The Human Mind?

In <i>The Devil's Dictionary</i>, Ambrose Bierce describes the mind as "a mysterious form of matter secreted by the brain," engaged in a futile attempt to understand itself "with nothing but itself to know itself with."<p>Questions about the limits of self-understanding have persisted long after Bierce's 1911 …

Neuroscience

Stop The Epidemic

People are unkind to themselves. They are unkind to life, they are unkind to love and most of all they are unkind to each other. Mull over how one …

Viral

So many conflicting thoughts, so much confusion! In reality it is control and abuse that disorientates your thoughts and disables your reality.

Psychology

Six Ideas from Western Philosophy

In his consulting room at Berggasse 19, in central Vienna, Sigmund Freud came…<p>Many of us want to start our own businesses. Public space is filled …

James K. Polk

Tight Mind Monday: Fierce

<b>Tight Mind Monday Throwback: Fierce</b><p>Hey everyone, I’m getting my '80s on, listening to Survivor, Eye of the Tiger, so I could talk to you about this …

Yoga

November 20, 2017

Dive right in, this blue<br>lagoon will always be in<br>your mind- fall respite.<p>Posted by<p>April Gilliland at<p>10:59<p>Labels: art, beauty, French Polynesia, haiku, …

French Polynesia

Joe Wright on "The Darkest Hour," Gary Oldman, and the Importance of Self-Doubt

The acclaimed British director on the importance of doubt, working with Gary Oldman, and picking up the pieces after "Pan."<p>Good news: Joe Wright is …

New York City

Are you experienced? Or are you just sodding past it?

In life, we know that experience does not inevitably confer wisdom on people. Yet it is always cited as a positive thing in football.<p>“He’s an …

Chris Hughton

An Interview with ‘Call Me By Your Name’ Author André Aciman

<i>Jessica Gross | Longreads | November 2017 | 20 minutes (4,900 words)</i><p><i>I spend the first day in any new place, particularly when I’m traveling alone,</i> …

Long-form Journalism

The importance of taking a pregnant pause before becoming a parent

"I have no idea how I'm going to be," I say, lying by my partner's side gazing at the pool.<p>I'm pretty unflappable when I'm rested, but without sleep …

Winston Churchill

How Surfing Helped Me Turn Fear and Anxiety into Confidence

<b>“If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” ~Dale Carnegie</b><p>Not too long ago I went through an extremely …

Emotions

Seeing Through the Eyes of Depressed People – MY Psychology

Insomnia by ~diablozz on deviantART<p>Many people ask, <i>“Why is depression such a complicated thing for others, that they even have to commit suicide?”</i> …

Depression

Keep Your Eyes and Mind Open: Finding Unexpected Images

It can be easy when you have a certain image in mind to get locked into attempting to get it, causing you to end up missing other great shots because …

Photography

How to Enjoy the Holidays When Grieving the Loss of a Loved One

<i>This post contains an excerpt from</i> GETTING GRIEF RIGHT: Finding Your Story of Love in the Sorrow of Loss<i>, by Patrick O’Malley, PhD with Tim …

Empathy

'My real-life Rocky movie' by Sally Fitzgibbons

I love my second places.<p>I look at the three of them and think, ‘Man, I was so close to being the champion of the world and I missed out.’<p>It was …

Surfing

Scientists Say That We Need A New Concept of Consciousness. Here is Why

What about mind? If the world is vibration, is also mind and consciousness a form of vibration? Or on the contrary, are all vibrations, the observed …

Consciousness

How Christians Lied to Me About Life Without Christianity

I loved this recent entry from <i>barrier breaker</i> about “The Beautiful Simplicity of Life After Ghosts and Monsters.” It’s one of those eye-opening, …

Sherlock Holmes

Uncertainty Is Your Friend

It seemed so recent when I was 18 and uncertain what I wanted to do with my life. There were so many options available to me due to the decent grades …

Chose

Subconscious Riffs While Painting

Vanessa Lemen<p>Saturday, November 18, 2017<p>I've put a few of my paintings in a timeline from over this past year. With each painting, I describe a bit …

Fantasy Art

Hypnosis Training is Must for Becoming a Hypnotherapist

In every profession, the more one practise the better he becomes. Same is true in the case of hypnosis if an unexperienced do this it may lead to …

Hypnosis

A delicate exercise

It must be tricky to critique <i>flat</i> Earth stories, which are risibly goofy and in defiance of the evidence, when you personally believe in <i>young</i> Earth …

Neurophilosophy

Are our dreams trying to tell us something – or should we sleep on it?

Night after night, elaborately crazy stories plant themselves in your mind through no choice of your own. Don’t tell me something intriguing isn’t going on<p>What are dreams for? It’s one of those bottomless questions where the answer tells you mainly about the person doing the answering. Those who …

American Philosophy

Mastering The Beautiful But Difficult Art Of Letting Go

<i>“The key to being happy is knowing you have the power to choose what to accept and what to let go.” – Dodinsky</i><p>Fears, doubts, past events, unpleasant …

Happiness

Two hours, $300 million, zero emotional impact. Justice League's real villain is its total disregard for humanity

For me, the red flags went up just a couple of minutes into Justice League, as Batman hunted a goon in an admittedly impressive bout of authentically …

Justice League