Power of the Mind

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How to Create a Space for Meditation in Your Home

You’ve decided it’s time to meditate. You’ve gathered your headphones, downloaded your new Expand app and have changed into some comfy clothes. What’s next? How do you create the ideal space for meditation, one that will elicit the most benefit for you? My experiences have shown me the best space for meditation is one that…
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The Origin Story of the Vampire as Told by Greek Mythology

Vampires are mysterious creatures that have fascinated humans for centuries, so much so that we’ve had several ‘vampire scares’ throughout history. In fact, there are numerous stories about the origin of vampires dating back to different ancient civilizations. One, in particular, is the fascinating tale of Ambrogio. To give you a better view, here is…
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The Chaos of Modern Social Media

Today, posting to social media, even if it’s just an uneventful photo of your group of friends, has become more of a headache than we could have ever imagined. Gone are the days when you took a quick Polaroid shot or scanned a photo print from a disposable camera to share online with everyone without…
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An Analysis on Privilege

Privilege: it’s a word we hear used almost every day now in our society. The dictionary defines it as “a special right, advantage, or immunity granted to a particular person or group.” But has the connotation taken a different meaning in our modern society? Has it turned into something of an excuse or perhaps a…
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Is Imitation Really the Best Form of Flattery?

It’s been a known saying throughout the world since the 1800s, “Imitation is the best form of flattery.” This saying is a bastardization of Oscar Wilde’s famous quote. It’s the idea that if someone is dressing like you or acting like you, it means they want to be like you. You should take them imitating…
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The Bewitched Episode that Fought for Racial Equality

I’ve been re-watching Bewitched over the last year, and it’s been a real blast. It was a show I loved as a kid, but you realize as an adult that it was most definitely a product of its time. But yesterday, I got to an episode that personally connected with me… one that left me…
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