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Knowing how the mind processes information and images can help you send the right message.
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The Life-Changing Magic Of Mushrooms
A single dose of magic mushrooms can make people with severe anxiety and depression better for months, according to a landmark pair of new studies.
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The Bright Side of Darker Emotions
IT’S NATURAL TO WANT TO BE HAPPY all the time. But it’s telling that most of what many consider to be our seven basic emotions—joy, anger, sadness, fear, surprise, contempt and disgust—reflect the dark side of the human experience. These emotions are
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How Positive Thinking Can Make You a Better Problem Solver
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Psilocybin Reduces Anxiety In Cancer Patients
It’s too soon to be sure, but the effect of the drug could be permanent.
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Tiny Amounts Of Lsd For Depression
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Abortion Doesn't Harm Mental Health
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- Jan 15 201711 minutes
Seeking An Escape Hatch From Trump’s America
Why some Americans are withdrawing from mainstream society into “intentional communities”—and what the rest of the country can learn from them