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The American Religion
The American Religion
One of my recent guests, Jungian psychoanalyst J. Pittman McGehee, talked about the ways in which American society has conflated ...
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Faith
Faith
Faith. It is a word with which I have uncomfortable for much of my life. One reason is the association ...
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Dealing with Dis-ease
Dealing with Dis-ease
In January of 2017, just shy of my 36th birthday I was diagnosed with osteoporosis. Conventionally, a diagnosis of osteoporosis ...
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Hacking The Self Why I Do Yoga
Yoga, Jung and the Journey through the Self — Why Do I Practice Yoga?
“Yoga is the journey of the Self, Through the Self, To the Self.” --The Bhagavad Gita Why do I practice ...
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How our Modern Lifestyle is Undermining our Physical & Mental Health
Lost Connections: How our Modern Lifestyle is Undermining our Physical & Mental Health
Recently I've read two books that have compelled me think to about the idea of "tribalism" is a very different way: Lost ...
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The Morning Routine that Keeps Me Calm & Centered throughout the Day
The Morning Routine that Keeps Me Calm & Centered throughout the Day
I'm a big believer in the power of routines, especially a well structured morning routine that's adapted to your lifestyle ...
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Maps of Meaning
What I’ve learned from Maps of Meaning: a course by Dr. Jordan Peterson
Over the last month I've been watching a series of lectures entitled "Maps of Meaning," which is the title of ...
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How Jordan Peterson and Bret Weinstein have changed the way that I think about human behavior
How Jordan Peterson and Bret Weinstein have changed the way that I think about human behavior
Jordan Peterson and Bret Weinstein are two renegade college professors who are making a splash in larger discussions of interest ...
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The Power of Right Intention and Radical Acceptance
The Power of Right Intention and Radical Acceptance
Right Intention and radical acceptance are two of the most important qualities of living a life filled with great purpose ...
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Religion for Skeptics
Religious Devotion for Skeptics
Religious Devotion for Skeptics  For many years I harbored serious qualims with organized religion. In all honesty, I still do ...
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The Power of Right Intention and Radical Acceptance
Announcement: Changing the Name to Hacking the Self
 I’m sure some of you have already noticed that the name of the website and podcast recently changed from Hacking ...
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Altered Traits, Not Altered States
Altered Traits, Not Altered States
This post was inspired by my conversation with Dax DeFranco, co-founder of the Altered Conference in Berlin, Germany. This year’s ...
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Ayahuasca Altered Reality
Ayahuasca: Divine Doorway or Augmented Reality?
Image Source: Alex Grey Since participating in my first Ayahuasca retreat in Peru in May I keep returning to a ...
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The Scream
Unleashing the Scream
Image source: "The Scream," by Edvard Munch, 1893. In my previous post “The War on Drugs is a War on ...
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War on Drugs
The War on Drugs is a War on All of Us
On the podcast this week Ian Benouis shared with us the power of plant medicines such as Cannabis, Ayahuasca, Ibogaine, ...
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How we breathe and how we feel are deeply interconnected
How we breathe and how we feel are deeply interconnected
In the first podcast episode of the Hacking Consciousness, founder of Yoga Elements Adrian Cox spoke about the power of ...
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