Fuck Mainstream Culture, Escape The Matrix: Live YOUR Life

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“What? You dont know about [insert x here]?! Have you been living under a rock?” This is a response I’m sure you’re familiar with and has probably at one time or another led to some blushing or […]

Hacking Creativity: Shortcut To A Creative Mental State

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Want to know how to hack creativity and get ‘in the zone’? Enter an optimal state of consciousness where you feel and perform better? Here’s a cheap, simple, and effective hack.

1st Time on LSD: Tripping on Lake Titicaca

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‘How you feeling?’ I called over to Sophie as I lay looking out over the endless blue of the sky and sea spread before us. She was standing waist high in the Lake’s ice cold water, also facing out over the waters to the snow capped mountains in the distance. Turning to me with a smile on her face, she paused for a moment to think of her answer before replying calmly ‘comfortable, really comfortable actually’. She was having a wondrous first experience with LSD, and I was having a pretty damn good day too.

‘Spiritual Atheist’ Sam Harris on the Mind-Expanding Power of Psychedelics

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Can psychedelic substances offer a glimpse into another mode of consciousness? In this video, neuroscientist, ‘spiritual atheist’ and author of Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion, Sam Harris talks of the virtues of psychedelics and […]

A Cup Of Tea [A Zen Tale]

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Nan-in, a Japanese master during the Meiji era (1868-1912), received a university professor who came to inquire about Zen. Nan-in served the tea. He poured his visitor’s cup full, and then kept on pouring. The […]

How Living Abroad Taught Me About The Country I Left

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When I left the UK in 2012 to go and live and work as an expat in Shanghai I obviously expected to learn a bit about China and its culture, but what I didn’t foresee from […]

Bill Murray Talks Deeply On The Power Of Mindfulness

  The other day I stumbled upon this short video which begins with an interviewer saying to Bill Murray: “Tell me what it is that you want that you don’t have.” His answer is surprising and […]

The Best Free Guided Meditation Resources Online

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Guided meditations are one of the best ways to get started. Just like a class, an experienced meditator will walk you through it and tell you what you should be doing. Before you know it you’ll […]

Daily Microdosing from the Desert of Chile to the Salt Flats of Bolivia: 4 Days on LSD

Ever taken LSD 4 consecutive days in a row? That’s exactly what I did on an unforgettable road trip through the desert…

Why You Really Should Learn Spanish If You’re Travelling Latin America

If you’re planning a trip to Mexico or Central or South America, the first piece of advice I would give you is: learn Spanish! Unlike travelling a region like South-East Asia where every country has […]