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#1 Why is it okay to be bad?

#1 Why is it okay to be bad?

Podcast about how I dropped my expectations, because with them I wouldn’t be able to do this, to put myself out there. How does that work and what it does in our brain? Find out in this episode! Welcome to my jurney on sucking in stuff and scratching my own itch.   Follow me on this journey of creating things, sharing fascinating info and learning and getting better! All of that while learning mind-blowing stuff about our humans, brains, consciousness…

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You and the Trash

You and the Trash

  Lisa Doeland, someone who we could call a philosopher of a waste. She was invited to Prague (My home town) by Tomáš Sedláček, Czech economist and philosopher. She’s had seminar and later-on a discussion with Tomáš. I’ve been to both of those and they’ve stimulated some thoughts I would like to share with you here. I am going to start by my own interpretation of what Lisa was talking about at those seminars. I am going to write at…

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The Power of Habit

The Power of Habit

What’s Happening in your head? We think that we think what we think. But the thing is that we think what we don’t think most of the time. What the fuck did I just read? I know right, let me explain. The thing with our consciousness is that we are only conscious what we are conscious of but in reality, most of the processes are happening under this cloak of consciousness. You can imagine it as same as iceberg, 99%…

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You, Your Brain and Free Will

You, Your Brain and Free Will

Indetermination From the time we’ve been born, maybe even before that as some transpersonal psychologist would say, we are receiving inputs from the environment. The environment isn’t only the external one, as in outside of our bodies, but internal one as well. It’s because of nature of human beings. We do get the inputs first, but then a lot of things happen. A lot of things CAN happen, that’s what we are going to call indetermination. It’s the spectrum of possible…

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Boost Your Brain – Turmeric

Boost Your Brain – Turmeric

Today, it’s going to be about boosting cognitive and neuroprotective properties of our brain! Turmeric (Curcuma longa), comes up again and again in research of neuroprotectants. The effects of curcumin include antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anticancer effects. It has been used in the cuisines of Iran, Malesia, India, China, Thailand and Polynesia. It’s goldish yellow and if you ever had curry, it’s inside it too. History It has been used by the cultures of India and China for its medical properties….

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A piece of me – Openness and Believes

A piece of me – Openness and Believes

I can’t get over it! In this article, I am going to discuss why I have hard time publishing my thoughts and importance of openness. Also, a lot of things I am writing here has a huge amount of background in which I just couldn’t go into. It would have been too long of an article if I went deeper. I might do that in a future articles on these subjects seperately. I have real difficulty writing articles which are…

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Boost your Immune System

Boost your Immune System

I’ve wanted to do this one for a long time, because it has had such an impact on my life and boosted my immune system. It’s finally here and today, I am going to write about the great, the wise, the powerful Wim Hof and his breathing method. I’ll try not to reduce him just to his great method, but write a little bit about him, because I think that in this case, it is important to know where he…

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Boost Your Brain – Sleep and Power Naps

Boost Your Brain – Sleep and Power Naps

Sleep Something we cannot live without. It’s a huge part of our life, and it would only be a surprise if it also wasn’t affecting us to a high degree. In this article, we are going to discuss some of the studies that has been done, links are going to be below the article, as well as some of the ways you could improve your sleep. How does sleep and sleep deprivation affect your health. What’s the best way to…

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Boost Your Brain – Exercise

Boost Your Brain – Exercise

I have been pondering around nootropics for a long time now. I have been using some, which I am going to discuss in this Boost your Brain column. It’s not going to be necessarily any drug or substance, but also something you could do, as in this case – exercise. What are nootropics? Well, basically any drug, food or substance which boosts cognitive functions of your brain. I don’t necessarily take the drugs by which I mean basically any substance….

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Determinism and Free Will

Determinism and Free Will

Determinism and Free Will As I was learning about Atomists and Démocritos for an exam, an idea came to my mind which I want to share. Démocritos and Atomism, which he was part of from 5th century BCE, were basically saying that everything is from particles which are indivisible, uncuttable, unlimited and that they exist in a void. (Atomism from greek atomos which literally means indivisible/uncuttable) They were incredibly close to “reality” which is impressive for that time. Well you…

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