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Non-Nootropic Brain Hacking Guide

Nootropics are a profound tool for exploring optimal human potential. With greater concentration, learning ability, and creativity, we can become more successful and tackle difficult global challenges. We may have a vested interest in nootropics, but that doesn’t mean we can’t see outside the box. There are plenty of non-nootropic methods of optimizing mental performance […]

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How (and Why) to Survive a 3 Day Water-Only Fast

Improving mental performance often includes adding things into your daily life and routine, such as the case with nootropics and smart drugs. Biohackers are notorious for adding new technologies, lifestyle habits, and supplements to improve their mental performance. At times, it is additive to remove things from our daily life to optimize our brain. One […]

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Anandamide – The Creativity Secret Weapon

For most nootropics enthusiasts and brain hacking lovers, there are few neuro chemicals that aren’t familiar. We may not always know every detail about dopamine or norepinephrine, but we have heard the name before. Anandamide is far less well known, but is arguably the most important missing component of the creativity puzzle. Creativity is one of […]

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Ketones: Using the Ancestral Brain Stack

Tim Ferriss has the ability to move markets. With hundreds of millions of podcast downloads and millions of book sales, it’s no wonder a small percentage become devotees in the cult of Ferriss. Even more impressive is the fervor to which they push an idea into the mainstream. When Ferriss interviewed researcher Dom D’Agostino about […]

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Medicinal Mushrooms Going Mainstream

About 2000 years ago you may have walked into a Chinese medical establishment and found piles of powders laying around the “office”. As a mystical medicine man stepped into sight, you would have asked for a few treatments to overcome your ailments. Having fatigue? Take some of this. Liver issues? Here’s another fungus for that. Even though […]

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How to Get in a Flow State Using Nootropics

Flow is described as a state of timelessness, energized focus, and full involvement and enjoyment for a specific process. Originally described by Hungarian psychologist, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, it is a term used frequently at the highest echelons of any industry. The original book from Csikszentihalyi was published in the 1990s and many psychologists and peak performance […]

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The Unconventional Nootropic Travel Guide

During the Renaissance, members of the European nobility started traveling across Europe in search of culture, knowledge, and enjoyable experiences. This “Grand Tour” provided education and a great deal of happiness to nobles much like modern backpackers and nomads. For all the enjoyment, there were plenty of downsides for our ancestors and in the modern […]