#11. Finding My Purpose

Love, by Alexander Milov, wire frames and LED lights, Made in 2015 for the Burning Man Festival, Nevada, USA, © Alexander Milov WHY ARE YOU HERE? FINDING PURPOSE “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s […]

#10. 5 Tips to Optimise your Sleep for Wellbeing and Performance

What Are Your Sleep Goals? 5 Tips to Optimise your Sleep for Wellbeing and Performance My sleep goals change all the time. At times I’m optimising my sleep habits to support active lucid dreaming, at other times it’s exploring hypnagogic dreams (the transitionary state you enter into and out of between sleep and waking) and […]

#9. Accessing Alpha Brainwave States

Accessing Alpha Brainwave State Understanding our brainwave states is key to being able to hack ourselves for a particular state/outcome. In this Consciousness Hacking post we focus on hacks that shift our state from Beta to to Alpha. For an overview of all states, check out 5 Brainwave States You Need to Know Beta Waves: […]

#8. Getting to Know Your RAS

reticular activating system

Getting to Know Your RAS In this Consciousness Hack we are going to introduce you to the concept of the Reticular Activating System [RAS]. Here are 6 things you need to know about the RAS. What is the reticular activating system [RAS]? How does the RAS work? What are some ways to activate your RAS […]

#7. The Brain on Psilocybin

The Brain on Psilocybin Based on clinical trials at Imperial College, London researchers analysed fMRI scans of 15 people after being injected with psilocybin, the active ingredient in magic mushrooms, and compared them to scans of their brain activity after receiving a placebo. See full research article here   “In a normal brain, many things are […]

#6. Positive Priming

Prime Yourself It’s been over 3 years now that I’ve been working within the Transformative Technologies community supporting entrepreneurs and innovators to build human centred technologies that help us evolve our wellbeing. I’ve got to experience some really cool tech and work with their founders. One of my favourites which is also a daily go […]

#5. End of Suffering

End of Suffering

Are You Suffering? As someone who grew up with an acute sense of suffering, I know what it’s like to move through the ebs and flows of suffering. For me at times I felt expansive and in those times I could clearly see where I was going, but then something would inevitably trigger a mental […]

# 4. Are We In A Simulation

Is our brain and body a sophisticated VR kit and haptic suit?  The brain has trouble distinguishing between the real world as we know it as a virtual world. It perceives the virtual world as real. Have you ever had a VR experience where your body reacted as if the experience was real.  If you […]

#3. Sleep Stages and States 

Understanding the Stages and States of Sleep  If you’ve ever spent a night tossing and turning, you already know how you’ll feel the next day — tired, cranky, and out of sorts. But missing out on the recommended 6.5 to 9 hours of shut-eye nightly does more than make you feel groggy and grumpy. The […]

#2. 5 Brainwave States You Need to Know

An intro to hacking our state for Wellbeing & Performance Understanding our brainwave states is key to being able to hack ourselves for a particular state/outcome. The brain is an electrochemical organ. Electrical activity emanating from the brain is displayed in the form of brainwaves. Millions of electrical pulses pass between neurons when we work, […]