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This Breathing Technique Could Help You Recover Lost Memories
In the past, psychedelics have been seen as mere drugs with no purpose beyond recreation. But in recent years, we've begun to see the benefit of some psychedelic compounds on mental health disorders like depression or PTSD. But even on a smaller scale, for well-being and problem-solving.
I Gave Up My Car
I used to hop in the car to drive half a mile down the street. Simply because it was convenient and I had the option. I also lived in one of the nation's largest geographical cities, with little access to public transportation. Having a car was a necessity and one that I wanted to get rid of.
I Was Raised by Barbie and The Acid Queen
Music has always been a vessel for the African American experience. In the beginning, it was traditional biblical gospel to cope and communicate within the Antebellum South. Since, it has transformed into multiple genres, from the blues during the Great Depression, describing the trials of down trodden Americans. To rock and roll alongside the flower children of the sixties.
What I Learned From the Co-Founder of Netflix
14-year-old Marc Randolph stood under the sun at the base of a trailhead with 15 other students at his side. His parents had dropped him off that morning at The National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) to hone his skills. The program required a month of surviving on their own in the wilderness. Each day the group was separated into smaller sections, and a "leader of the day" was appointed.
How I Reached My First Vocal + Payout
59 stories, 2 years, and enough caffeine to kill a small animal. That is what it took to reach this milestone. I usually avoid offering my advice for finding success on Vocal. It makes me feel like a gimmicky guru. However, I think there could be a societal benefit to me sharing my story. Maybe it will look similar to yours. Plus, I have to continue the tradition that Kathryn and Brian set before me.
Why I'm Never Working a 9-5 Job Again
Listen to this story on Write Here, Write Now: A Vocal Podcast. I go through a cycle almost every year. I get a job that seems great, good potential for advancement, swell benefits, and whatever else people tell you to care about. I fit myself into the mold and abide by the rules. Yet eventually, I can't help but realize how much time I'm spending at work. Someone else dictates what I do with my day. I lose my night to exhaustion.
Read This to Restore Your Faith in Humanity
When I was seven years old, I loved action figures and video games. I liked to play outside, I loved cartoons, and I idolized Robin Hood. What I didn't care for was school. I cared about having friends and recess. But I fell asleep every afternoon in my math book and could barely nail down what sound "Th" made.