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Ban Vs. Educate?

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Ban Vs. Educate? Which is optimal? A ban aims to prevent a behavior. When the behavior is violated, a punitive is given. Punishment. The punishment is to serve as a justice for the behavior violation; it’s labeled a crime. The justice process, going through the punishment is to assist the …

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Proof of Mastered Experience

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An experience is an interface between our outer (external peering, ex-peer-ience) and inner perception. While we can take a passive approach to experiencing, letting life happen as some say, aspirants work to co-create with experiences, seeing them as opportunities to develop. We’ve mastered experiences when we’re no longer at the …

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Observation: A Social Media Trend

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Instagram’s algorithms are not working in users’ favor. They’ve reduced the % of followers who see our content, which means less engagement, less traffic, less opportunities for connection. For evidence, check out your ratios of followers to Likes or Views. This filtering may prompt some users to seek promotional methods …

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3 Benefits to Group Meditation & Ceremony

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While we maintain integral solitary meditation practices, I find it additionally valuable to engage in group meditative activity, whether that’s actual meditation practice or ceremony. The development levels vary within groups; backgrounds, experiences and skill sets also differ among participants. When ceremonial facilitation is performed with excellence, these distinctions dissolve, …

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How to Use Your Environment to Evolve Your Epigenetics

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Our immediate environment influences us daily, touching our senses and mingling with our mental states. Environment is the facilitator for epigenetic changes we experience. What we think, feel, see, hear, touch, taste and smell alter us each moment. By overtly focusing on magnanimous steps, we can overlook the more immediate …