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Super Human 5th Edition Launch: Free today

It’s a Super Human 5th Edition launch party! High school friends Will and Lily stumble into ownership of a strange, unfamiliar object. Will quickly learns that he possesses— and has always possessed— a fantastic, ancient technology. Together, Will and Lily … Continue reading

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#WritingCommunityOnlineMeetup Moderator’s Guide

Hi, I’m Dan Pouliot. You may remember me from such tweets as, “It was just a joke” and such personalized DMs as, “Hello. How are you?” Hey #WritingCommunity lurker. Do you want more followers? If you answered yes to any … Continue reading

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Reason and the ability to use it are two separate skills

To be fluent in a language means not only that you can understand it, but that you can speak it competently. Competency in the language does not necessarily make it your first language. It may be your second, or third. … Continue reading

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Toxic

Water is vital, essential, and wonderful. When not treated with proper respect, water can kill you. So is water healthy or is it toxic?

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When Fiction is Truer than Non-Fiction

“Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson We could leave it there and be done, or we could parse that out a bit more. Jordan Peterson, Sam Harris and Brett Weinstein discussed the idea of a metaphorical truth. … Continue reading

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Super Human extended excerpt: Save Lily

Want more? Get the paperback for $12.95, the eBook for just $2.99 at Amazon, or FREE with Kindle Unlimited.

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Does Competency-Awareness Drive Serotonin Levels?

Back in 2013, I wrote what I didn’t know would become my all-time most popular blog post, Serotonin and Social Status. In that post, I posed this question: “Are there mindfulness strategies that might moderate against ‘societal’ influence on serotonin? … Continue reading

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Living with what happens next- in relationship 

I’m gonna rewrite a bit by Seth Godin: Living with what happens next. His context is self-awareness to improve business; his principles apply to relationship too. So here goes: Most people are okay with living with the consequences of what … Continue reading

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The World We Perceive is an Illusion

New Age mystics say the world we perceive is a self-generated illusion. I agree, and the answer to this ponderous notion is simpler than you think. Here are some of the illusions we create around ourselves:

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Imagining Exercising’s Impact on Muscle Mass

A new study by Professor Brian Clark, director of the Ohio Musculoskeletal and Neurological Institution was recently published in the journal Neurophysiology1, and it is nicely summed up over at PsyBlog2. Citations Clark, et al 2014 [↩] How To Grow Muscles Without … Continue reading

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