Better than microdosing: walks in nature

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One of my more spectacular walks in nature Microdosing with psychedelics is taking a very low sub-hallucinogenic dose of a psychedelic, such as LSD or psilocybin mushrooms. It has become a popular practice (searches, Reddit). What are the benefits of microdosing?  They are mainly improving mood and focus. One study found 27% for the first and 15% for the second. There is a benefit in mental health: stress, anxiety, depression. And improved creativity. However the latter is self-reported, so it only shows that people think they are more creative, not necessarily that…

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You are a hyper-carnivore

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Yet might choose to be vegetarian Format observation: My posts tend to run very long and I appreciate they can be hard to read. I am trying out a new approach to combat this: each post will have a short version and then an in-depth version following it. You can read only the short. Or if it is really interesting, also read the in-depth version. Let me know what you think about this. Short version Our Paleolithic past makes us need meat, but also predisposes some of us to adopt vegetarianism .…

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How to live 9 years longer

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How much would you pay for an additional 9 years of life? 10,000$? 100,000$? More? Is there a financial limit to how much 9 years are worth? After all 9 years means 3285 days or 78840 hours or 4730400 minutes. There is no limit to the amount of money that you could potentially make. Time is the only non-renewable resource. You should trade money for time. But what if it were cheap to live 9 years longer? You don't need to spend millions on unproven high-tech pharmaceuticals and gadgets. You only…

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