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Existential Bummer | 9 Mind-Bending Epiphanies That Turned My World Upside-Down. By: David Over the years I’ve learned dozens of little tricks and insights for making life more fulfilling.

9 Mind-Bending Epiphanies That Turned My World Upside-Down

They’ve added up to a significant improvement in the ease and quality of my day-to-day life. But the major breakthroughs have come from a handful of insights that completely rocked my world and redefined reality forever. Can We Be Lovers & Not Have Sex? For more: Learning to Make Friends with Ourselves: a Pema Chodron video, on “Maitri.”Maitri: how to be Alone.

Can We Be Lovers & Not Have Sex?

. ~ 3x5/files/2008/06/worlddomination.pdf. Steal Like An Artist: Austin Kleon at TEDxKC. Clear Is a Colorful, Clutter-Free Way to Manage Your To-Dos on the iPhone. Wow, talk about being cheap.

Clear Is a Colorful, Clutter-Free Way to Manage Your To-Dos on the iPhone

I purchased it because it was only a buck and the concept seemed really appealing. From using it a whole day, I think this is one of the best todo apps I've ever used. No, there's no reminders, and the only alerts I can see are in the form of app icon badges. Heck there's even a character limit of about 30 for each item I believe. 10 Unconventional Habits to Live Distraction-Less. Jill Bolte Taylor's stroke of insight. Stuff no one told US.. Mindful Indulging: Having What You Want Without Guilt. “You only lose what you cling to.”

Mindful Indulging: Having What You Want Without Guilt

~Buddha I used to cling to my identity as a person who didn’t eat donuts. To me, donuts represent all that is tempting and yet forbidden. 6 Powerful Questions That Will Change Your Life Forever. “Information is not knowledge.”

6 Powerful Questions That Will Change Your Life Forever

~Einstein A few years ago I was lost. Frustrated. Scared. Unsure. 4 Powerful Lessons from a Life Well Lived. “We must each lead a way of life with self-awareness and compassion, to do as much as we can.

4 Powerful Lessons from a Life Well Lived

Then, whatever happens we will have no regrets.” ~Dalai Lama. Change Your Attitude, Change Your Life. “Our greatness lies not so much in being able to remake the world as being able to remake ourselves.”

Change Your Attitude, Change Your Life

~Gandhi It was 1999 and my life stunk. I had failed miserably as a missionary for my church, I’d been sent to a mental hospital and diagnosed with bipolar disorder, and I was in the process of losing the woman I thought I was going to marry. I was in bad shape, and didn’t have a clue as to how I could right the ship, so to speak. Now, 13 years later, I have a great job that provides for me and my family. 50 Things Everyone Should Know How To Do. Self-reliance is a vital key to living a healthy, productive life.

50 Things Everyone Should Know How To Do

To be self-reliant one must master a basic set of skills, more or less making them a jack of all trades. Contrary to what you may have learned in school, a jack of all trades is far more equipped to deal with life than a specialized master of only one. While not totally comprehensive, here is a list of 50 things everyone should know how to do. Edit: Do you like this post image? Motivation is a Luxury. My heart sank.

Motivation is a Luxury

I couldn’t believe my alarm was ringing. It can’t be 5am already, it can’t. I really don’t feel like this. I snuggled deeper into my duvet, imagining the cold I would feel when I got up. Shawn Achor: The happy secret to better work.

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7 Words For Starting Your Day Off Right. A few months ago, a friend shared their favorite mantra on Facebook and I immediately took it on as my own.

7 Words For Starting Your Day Off Right

The phrase was ‘I am letting go of all resistance’ (FYI those aren’t the 7 words). Resistance being any fear-based emotion, eg. worry, jealousy, hate and fear itself. This worked extremely well for me for a while. The Secret to Life in 2 Words. Advanced Lucid Dreaming Techniques. This article is useful for the experienced dreamer who wishes to refine and deepen their lucid adventures. If you’ve never practiced being consciously aware within your dreams, check out the beginner lucid dreaming article.

To make the following techniques effective I suggest you maximize your dream recall ability. 36 Essential "Manly" Life Hacks That Every Person Should Know. The Egg. Author's Note: The Egg is also available in the following languages: The Egg By: Andy Weir You were on your way home when you died. It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless. Nothing is Wrong! You're Just Growing. Or How to Live Life like a Big Wave Surfer. Have you ever noticed how your whole life expands whenever you grow and change in any one area of your life?

I do. It’s like I’m different. I act different, I think different, I respond differently, and things that didn’t used to work start working. Choose Happiness: 5 Ways To Get Out Of a Funk. The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven. -John MiltonTweet This is a story about how fickle happiness can be, and how to get it back. It’s going to be the most open I’ve ever been online, because I recently realized how beneficial it is to share what’s inside of us, our challenges and insight alike.

I hope this piece inspires you to do the same. Life's Instructions. 10 EPIC Quotes from “Conversations With God” The Non-Conformist Samurai & A Cage Full Of Monkeys. Supernormal Stimuli. Marc and Angel Hack Life - Practical Tips for Productive Living. 18 Thought-Provoking Questions. Spoiler Alert: You Do Not Exist.