The History of CBD: A Brief Overview

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Source:https://medium.com/cbd-origin/ By:Aaron Cadena While decades of cannabis prohibition may lead some to assume that the therapeutic benefits of CBD are a recent discovery, that’s far from the truth. The first documented use of cannabis-derived medicine dates back to 2737 BC when Chinese Emperor Sheng Nung used a cannabis-infused tea to aid with a variety of ailments including memory, malaria, rheumatism, and gout. Queen […]

The Only 5 Things You Need to Live Well

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Source: https://medium.com/ By: Melissa Chu Photo credit: Mikita Karasiou “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated.” — Confucius Overload has become the norm. Every single day, we’re barraged with copious amounts of information. We’re told how to spend our time, what to eat, and where to go. While we search endlessly for […]

11 Ways Mindfulness Will Dramatically Improve Your Life.

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Source: https://medium.com/ By: Nick Wignall Photo by Cody Black on Unsplash It seems like everywhere we turn these days people are talking about the benefits of mindfulness. But how do we know if these supposed mindfulness benefits are really legitimate or not? While there are a lot of baseless claims about mindfulness out there, there are also some […]

14 Simple Ways To Make Someone’s Day (And Your Own)

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Karen Nimmo hink of the last time someone did something nice for you. Not something big; just a small act of kindness — bought you a coffee or a treat, did a household chore for you before you’ve asked, asked how your weekend was (and genuinely listened to the answer). Recall for a minute how that […]

This Is How To Plan A Day.

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Deb Knobelman, PhD Photo by Oli Dale on Unsplash Banish anxiety and overwhelm on busy days. I am going out of town with my family tomorrow. I have a lot to get done before we step on the plane. I woke up with my mind spinning on repeat: work, write, errands, kids, meals, cleaning, dog. All the […]

40 Hour Work Weeks are Overrated

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Aaron Webber The 40 hour work week is a hot topic as of late. Some folks say it is an unproductive drag of time that hurts the opportunity for a healthy life-work balance. Others stand by it as the gold-standard for how to make a decent living. I won’t deny that those who believe […]

5 Ways Travel Changes You As a Person.

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Melissa Chu Photo credit: David Marcu When you’ve been away for a while, everything feels so different after you return home again. As you step out the front door and embark on your journey, you don’t know what to expect. Sure, you might have watched some videos and read about your chosen destination. You probably […]

What made Tesla a genius? Lessons learned from Nikola Tesla

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Catalin Matei I have about 400 books on my waiting list. If you’re in a similar situation, you understand how hard it is to actually decide what to read next when the opportunity cost is so high, because there are other very good options. Nevertheless, a couple of days ago I decided to read […]

Why we procrastinate and how to fix our patterns

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Source:https://medium.com/ By:Hannah Kowalczyk-Harper Procrastination: we’re all guilty of it. Sometimes you spend more time coming up with excuses to postpone a task than it would take to actually complete it. Why is procrastination so prevalent? Unfortunately, there are several reasons we delay our tasks. But, believe it or not, it doesn’t have to be that […]

You’re Not Getting Enough Sleep—and It’s Killing You

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Source:https://www.wired.com/ By: EMILY DREYFUSS At TED 2019, neuroscientist Matthew Walker argued that sleep deprivation is having a catastrophic effect on our health and safety—here are all the ways. The whole world is exhausted. And it’s killing us. But particularly me. As I write this, I’m at TED 2019 in Vancouver, which is a weeklong marathon of talks and workshops and coffee […]