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Primitive Patterns ArticlesWritten by Lukas Burella

Setting Goals You Can Achieve

75% of chronic illnesses can be improved or cured with four lifestyle changes: reducing exposure to tobacco smoke, improving nutrition, getting more physical activity, and reducing stress. Obviously, many people recognize that implementing these changes is worthwhile. Still, many of us are falling short in these endeavours. As part of the theory of self concept, Carl Rogers identified three components:…

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Becoming What We Are

How do you become what you already are? you are limitless potential, the universes greatest creation, a conscious connected and beautiful human being. Realize that fear is a figment of the imagination 99 percent of the time, and it is this fear that holds us back from becoming everything we already are.  Unless there is a direct threat to your…

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Coping Strategies

What comes to mind when you hear the word “health”? For me, I think of eating clean, regular exercise, drinking more water than I knew existed, and sleeping 8 hours a night. Heard this list before? It’s well-known for a reason; these four key elements are crucial to living a healthy lifestyle. This list of tips to a healthier lifestyle…

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Let’s Talk

“At the root of this dilemma is the way we view mental health in this country. Whether an illness affects your heart, your leg, or your brain, it’s still an illness, and there should be no distinction.” –Michelle Obama I have always been a person who stresses a lot. Ever since I was in elementary school, I have always put…

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The Way Of The Warrior

Warrior Diet, Warrior Mentality                 As humans have evolved we have lost a vital aspect of being the best versions of ourselves. We have become weak, not only physically, but mentally. ‘easier said than done’ or ‘the world is out to get me’ are two commonly used phrases when a task at hand, or a situation seems difficult or overwhelming. But…

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Brain Entropy

Let’s face it the news is out, its 2018 and one of the biggest themes in the health industry is the idea of “how can you optimize and be the best version of yourself”. Whether it is physically through different training, diet, supplements, and all your habits. Or partaking in some activities for your mind such as yoga, meditation, and…

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We Are One With Nature

                                               “Urban dwellers never have the chance to see the Milky Way, or a night radiant with stars, or even a truly blue sky. They never experience the subtle fragrances peculiar to each season; they lose the exhilaration of early spring and the delightful melancholy of autumn. The loss of these experiences is more than an aesthetic affliction; it corresponds…

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Momento Mori

Momento Mori. This is the practice of reflecting on your own death. Why the fuck would you ever want to do that, you may ask? Simple! Our time here on Earth is finite, and every day we move closer and closer towards death. All too often we forget to step back and truly think about it, but one day everyone you…

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fidgeting

Being NEAT If you, like most adults, are a desk-dweller throughout the week, it is unfortunate that you are limited to such a place of work. However, what is not unfortunate is that you do not need to sit stagnant for the entirety of any given day. Fidget in your chair constantly. Squirm around. Change how your body is positioned….

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