The One Taste of the Universe, or How To Experience Synesthesia. I tapped my hands on the table like I normally would do.
But this time I noticed something different, something quite remarkable. Not only sounds but also colors invaded my awareness. Yes, there was no way to deny it, the tap on the table gave off a red color. Amazed by this discovery I started exploring other surfaces, my nails on my jeans gave off a distinct green hue and I could make blue come alive by hitting a metal pen. Mind-Blowing Story: “Talking to God…” I met god the other day.
Nice little story, tho i was expecting some position on free will and not taken just to be so. feel he might of missed a ""trick""... – iop
I know what you’re thinking.
How the hell did you know it was god? Well, I’ll explain as we go along, but basically he convinced me by having all, and I do mean ALL, the answers. The Ultimate Guide to Fitness: Men’s Edition. If you’ve read Tim Ferris’s “The 4-Hour Body,” then you’re familiar with the term “Harajuku moment.”
He defines it as the single, definitive moment when we decide to make a dramatic shift with our lives to improve our mental and physical health. Mine took place a few months ago. Educate Yourself Without School. School isn’t for everyone.
There are just too many required classes that you must take in order to get to the stuff you actually want to learn. Plus the whole homework and testing system… I’ll just stop there. How to (temporarily) experience the phantom limb syndrome. I placed a coffee cup in front of John and asked him to grab it [with his phantom limb].
Just as he said he was reaching out, I yanked the cup away. “Ow!” The Human Condition According to Jason Silva. Television personality, filmmaker and philosopher, Jason Silva was recently described as “part Timothy Leary, part Ray Kurzweil, and part Neo from The Matrix.” Others have described Jason as “A Digital DJ, a re-vitalizer and remixerof optimism, and above all, a curator: of ideas, of inspiration, and of awe… like a trumpet player or modern-day digital Mingus, he jams, riffs and rhapsodizes through a tumbling thicket of ideas with such a sharp and vital alacrity that it can take the breath away.” My Website My Blog Posts Follow Me Friend Me. REGENZEIT II by Field Rotation - writing playlist. The Fastest Way to Change Something About Yourself. Do you have some personality trait, quirk or habit that you would like to change but have yet to succeed?
Well I know the easiest and fastest way to change anything about yourself. That sounds way too good to be true, but I guess you’ll have to keep reading if you want to know for sure. Step 1: Decide what you want to change. Inside Job (2010) How do we achieve and appreciate success? Success is the topic of a thousand clichés, songs, and inspirational quotes; it’s conquering the proverbial mountain, or winning the proverbial foot race.
It is elusive, yet we cling to the hope that, someday, we will acquire it. We not only pursue success, we crave it desperately as we climb the ladders and jump the hurdles that present themselves along our paths. The question is: How do we achieve and appreciate success? First, we must get a major misconception out of the way. Success is in no way equivalent to wealth. The good news is that you are completely in control of that, and therefore in control of your success. Altru-Hedonism: A New Perspective on Pleasure & Helping Others. Altru-Hedonism is a mash-up of the terms altruism (selfless concern for the welfare of others) and hedonism (the pursuit of pleasure).
Normally these terms are considered antonyms, which would make my made-up word a complete oxymoron. I aim to convince you of just the opposite. Note: For you smartasses out there, yes we all know that helping other people feels good. This post does eventually transcend common sense :) Altru-Hedonism can be summed up very well in a little memory exercise. How to Become A Social Badass. I’m tired of being a little girl when it comes to meeting new people. To rid myself and others of this pathetic habit, I’ve put together a step-by-step guide on overcoming social anxiety taking from other articles, books and my own experimentation.
So what is a ‘social badass,’ you ask? A social badass is an individual who dominates social situations without anxiety or trepidation of any kind. The Basics Before we get to any intimate social interactions, we need to master the basics with some 2-second strangers. 1) Make Eye Contact If someone asks you what you’re staring at, just smile and respond, “Sorry, I thought you were an old friend.” Wake the F**k Up! This is a wake up call for anyone that is not living the life they want to live.
It will be dogmatic and heated, but nonetheless full of truth. I apologize if this shocks you into a state of discontent with your current lifestyle (that’s the intention). Life Experiment: An Alien on Your Own Planet. Ayahuasca: The story of Death, Rebirth and Love. “Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.” - Schopenhauer The Ayahuasca experience was the most intense, spiritual, emotional, mind-blowing, frightening and loving experience I have ever had.
Nothing could have prepared me for the inner journey I am about to describe. The Love Experiment: Conclusions. It’s been 7 days since I started the Love Experiment and all I have to say is wow. Those of you who were also feelin’ the love this week will know what I’m talking about when I say I feel amazing. Being loving towards everyone completely removes most of the day-to-day anguish with other people. Even if you momentarily become frustrated, it’s so easy to take a deep breath, look at the person and think ‘Whoa, close one there!
I love you and I hope you have a fantastic day.” It sounds so lovey-dovey and new-agey but it feels fantastic. The Love Experiment: Introduction. On Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 I am going to start a 7-day experiment with love and I invite all of you to try it with me. Before I tell you what the experiment consists of, I need to tell you how I came up with the idea. I’ve been doing a lot of reading and meditation in the last week and the idea of love kept coming up. It pursued me further in movie lines, song lyrics and StumbleUpon articles. It then became ridiculous when love showed up in two articles sent to me by some readers. This Will Mindfuck You: The Double-Slit Experiment. The video below shows scientific proof that there is something NOT quite logical or scientific about this universe. The mere act of observation can completely change the outcome of an event!
Emoto’s Water Experiment: The Power of Thoughts. How to Learn & Enjoy Life More: The Power of Audio Learning. A few months ago, while living in Australia, I was given an assignment by my boss I was not at all thrilled about: drive 5 hours into the country, meet with a client for 2 hours, and drive back that night. At first, all I could think was “wait, whaaat? This Will Change Your Life. Lucid Dreaming. “It’s the only way to fly.” Lucid dreaming is the experience of being completely aware within a dream that you are, in fact, in a dream. Law of Attraction - Take Contol of Your Life. Warning: This article will sound like complete bullshit to the conservative mind. If you can go into the reading with an open mind and are willing to try the methods described with the intention of attracting good things to your life, please proceed.
However, if you are already swaying towards skepticism, please save this article for a time when you are dying for a change or confident that this method could work for you. Cutting Out the Crap 1/3: Just Say No.