12 Little Known Laws Of Mindfulness (That Will Change Your Life)

Mindfulness as a daily ritual is the ultimate challenge and practice. It’s a way of living, of being, of seeing, of tapping into the full power of your humanity. At its core, mindfulness is… Being aware of what’s happening in the present moment without wishing it were different Enjoying each pleasant experience without holding on when it changes (which it...

What is “Normal”? This Physician’s Brilliant Answer Will Make You Stop and Think

What is “normal”? In the video below, renowned physician and best-selling author Gabor Maté answers this question by sharing his knowledge and wisdom on this important yet immensely complex issue. In particular, Dr. Maté is pointing out that the concept of “normal” is actually just a myth or an artificial mental construct, while revealing how mental distress and pathology are mainly...

The Invitation: A Profound Text on Living Life to the Fullest

There are so many “inspirational” texts that you can find online which will superficially touch your mind but won’t penetrate to the core of your being and inspire you to actually take action in order to create a better life for yourself. The following text, written by Oriah Mountain Dreamer, is unlike any of those. This text is a unique...

The Lie We Live: A Reality-Shattering Video That Will Open Your Eyes Wide

The world is drowning in a sea of pain. Our culture is declining and the natural habitat is being destroyed. Inequality, poverty, deforestation, pollution, violence, and war are an everyday reality. And what are we doing about all those things? Nothing. We’re sitting passively in front of a screen, being blinded by the mainstream media, and the rest of our time we’re...

Existential Depression in Gifted Children

It has been my experience that gifted and talented persons are more likely to experience a type of depression referred to as existential depression. Although an episode of existential depression may be precipitated in anyone by a major loss or the threat of a loss which highlights the transient nature of life, persons of higher intellectual ability are more...

5 Differences Between Religion and Spirituality

“I do not believe in God and I am not an atheist.” ~Albert Camus Many people think that spirituality and religion are one and the same thing. This is far from the truth, however, and now you are going to learn exactly why, by understanding the five core differences between religion and spirituality. So here they are: 1. Religion gives you...

Hunter S. Thompson’s Thought-Provoking Letter on Finding Purpose & Meaning in Life

“I was not proud of what I had learned, but I never doubted that it was worth knowing.” ~Hunter S. Thompson Are you living or just surviving? For most people, life seems like a drudgery that they have to endure until they die. They are not living to their fullest potential and hence can’t make the most out of life. They...

How to Become a Freethinker: A Practical Guide

Most of us like to think that we are freethinkers, but how many of us truly are? How many people actually think for themselves, without falling victims to beliefs or ideologies? How many are not heavily influenced by the biased information that the media is presenting them with? How many are choosing to have certain opinions just because an authority...

When You Hear Negative Voices in Your Head, Remember This

Yesterday night my girlfriend and I decided to go for a small walk around our neighborhood. At some point we reached to a square that was filled with children, and decided to chill there for a bit and observe them playing all around us. After a while, we saw a little girl — no older than 6 — trying to...

How Not to Be Offended

There is an ancient and well-kept secret to happiness which the Great Ones have known for centuries. They rarely talk about it, but they use it all the time, and it is fundamental to good mental health. This secret is called The Fine Art of Not Being Offended. In order to truly be a master of this art, one must...

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