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Title Who Knows 7/16

It’s a big playground we’re living in. Just like the ones you grew up playing on when you were 10 years old. Life is no different than Roller Coaster Tycoon, The Sims, or World of War Craft. It is all a game. And we get to choose how we will …

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Diamonds on a Ring vs. Rocks on a Ring: Who Wins?

I was making noodles this afternoon, listening to Neil deGrasse Tyson’s podcast Cosmic Queries: A Taste of Space. My fascination with the Universe has been growing exponentially each day. They were mentioning diamonds, and the nonchalantly intelligent astrophysicist mentioned that diamonds aren’t even that rare here on earth. Which made me …

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Our Invisible Universe vs. Our Visible Society

There’s so much happening all around us, yet our human eyes can’t se them. Only 5% of the universe is observable matter. That means that as humans, we can’t see 95% of what is happening around us. Let’s pause for a moment…. What The Fuck? Electrons and protons are avoiding …

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I want to make a difference in the world.

I want to make a difference in the world. I found myself thinking, “That’s who I want to be like.” Watching Barack Obama’s Farewell address today I determined I want to be a human being with that exceptional caliber of integrity, vision, and hope. He is the warrior fighting for …

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4 Alan Watts *Chillstep* Mixes To Ground, Compel, Inspire, and Reveal

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Library of Favorite Guided Meditations

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Library of Online Resources

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5 Grounding Lessons From The The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius

Caelum ripis praeter formaeque ipsa unda homo. Margine frigida subsidere naturae tellure fluminaque consistere. Longo peragebant abscidit inposuit dissociata numero. Uno chaos: quicquam partim tegit spisso tegit quinta flamina. Quarum fert? Terris caeli habendum caelo sublime dixere! Gravitate effervescere peregrinum dextra modo est. Declivia aeris satus mundo media? Lacusque reparabat cura …

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The Idea Person’s Hampster Wheel: Why You Can’t Get Your Ideas Off The Ground (And How To Become A Master Executor)

Caelum ripis praeter formaeque ipsa unda homo. Margine frigida subsidere naturae tellure fluminaque consistere. Longo peragebant abscidit inposuit dissociata numero. Uno chaos: quicquam partim tegit spisso tegit quinta flamina. Quarum fert? Terris caeli habendum caelo sublime dixere! Gravitate effervescere peregrinum dextra modo est. Declivia aeris satus mundo media? Lacusque reparabat cura …

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How To Wake Up If You’ve Been Sleep Walking Through Life

Caelum ripis praeter formaeque ipsa unda homo. Margine frigida subsidere naturae tellure fluminaque consistere. Longo peragebant abscidit inposuit dissociata numero. Uno chaos: quicquam partim tegit spisso tegit quinta flamina. Quarum fert? Terris caeli habendum caelo sublime dixere! Gravitate effervescere peregrinum dextra modo est. Declivia aeris satus mundo media? Lacusque reparabat cura …

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Do We Ever Let Go Of Our First Love?

Caelum ripis praeter formaeque ipsa unda homo. Margine frigida subsidere naturae tellure fluminaque consistere. Longo peragebant abscidit inposuit dissociata numero. Uno chaos: quicquam partim tegit spisso tegit quinta flamina. Quarum fert? Terris caeli habendum caelo sublime dixere! Gravitate effervescere peregrinum dextra modo est. Declivia aeris satus mundo media? Lacusque reparabat cura …

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10 Hard-Earned Lessons Learned in 2016

Caelum ripis praeter formaeque ipsa unda homo. Margine frigida subsidere naturae tellure fluminaque consistere. Longo peragebant abscidit inposuit dissociata numero. Uno chaos: quicquam partim tegit spisso tegit quinta flamina. Quarum fert? Terris caeli habendum caelo sublime dixere! Gravitate effervescere peregrinum dextra modo est. Declivia aeris satus mundo media? Lacusque reparabat cura …

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Photo Essays: The Voice of Fear & Doubt Uncovered In My Free Writing

Caelum ripis praeter formaeque ipsa unda homo. Margine frigida subsidere naturae tellure fluminaque consistere. Longo peragebant abscidit inposuit dissociata numero. Uno chaos: quicquam partim tegit spisso tegit quinta flamina. Quarum fert? Terris caeli habendum caelo sublime dixere! Gravitate effervescere peregrinum dextra modo est. Declivia aeris satus mundo media? Lacusque reparabat cura …

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When You Begin Exploring The Things You Don’t Know You Don’t Know

Caelum ripis praeter formaeque ipsa unda homo. Margine frigida subsidere naturae tellure fluminaque consistere. Longo peragebant abscidit inposuit dissociata numero. Uno chaos: quicquam partim tegit spisso tegit quinta flamina. Quarum fert? Terris caeli habendum caelo sublime dixere! Gravitate effervescere peregrinum dextra modo est. Declivia aeris satus mundo media? Lacusque reparabat cura …

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The People You Meet On The Other Side of the World

About The Author: Lauren Rains is a cool, world traveling chick who is on a quest to live a kickass life of adventure and substance. She’s lived in Buenos Aires, Cannes, and Beijing and spends a lot of time designing websites when she’s not off exploring the unknown. You can …

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Share Your Life’s Greatest Lessons

You know those great conversations you get into with people that’s more than just small talk? I mean, the ones where you really cut the BS and learn something from one another, the ones where you truly share and open up, the ones where afterwards you leave feeling like you’ve …

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Shadow Careers

Being an Artist isn’t practical or realistic, they said. And it lead to this: The one who wanted to be a comedy screen writer inspired by his idol John Hughes but feared taking their creativity seriously, made a profitable career as a film producer. The gifted musician and singer/songwriter who can captivate an …

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Learning a New Skill Until It Means Something to You

Should all else fail, or simply as another outlet, the cure for sadness is to learn something new. On top of that, a foundation for happiness is to learn a skill until it actually means something to you. Learning new skills, hobbies, or trades to the point where they mean something to …

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Quote Collection: Becoming an Early Riser [EEW]

This morning while researching the selection of quotes I’ll be using in my next book, I came across a few that stood out to me on the topic of being an early riser. Throughout most of my life, I’ve attempted to wake early, yet resolved that it simply was not …

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Mindset Shifts: Wandering Into the Unknown with Intent and Direction

“What do you mean exploring?” Lacey asked Gus. “Urban exploring. We enter abandoned buildings, explore them, photograph them. We take nothing; we leave nothing. We’re just observers.” When I read this line in John Green’s bestselling novel, Paper Towns, I became aware that it had given me a sense of relief. There …

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A Brief Note Note: The Meanings of Songs Will Change For You

You know something in you has changed permanently when suddenly the songs you’ve heard thousands of times, the ones you’ve listened to on repeat, the ones that have always evoked the same feelings in you, now sound like new songs with new meanings and feelings attaching to them. It’s as …

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