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Well, the cat didn't like the experience. It was meowing in as much pain as the tripper. Obviously the cat could sense that something wasn't right in the picture.
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Probably gets fed infrequently too. Stupid hippies are among my least favorite groups of stupid people.
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HighExistence has an article called: "18 Thought-Provoking Questions". I found these questions not thought provoking at all, I must say. I found them easy to answer, in fact. http://www.highexistence.com/18-thought-provoking-questions/

- If you could make a 30 second speech to the entire world, what would you say?

Follow your highest passion in life, show compassion to everything around you, for they are all another version of yourself. You are One with the Universe, you are God. Have fun.

- If you were going to die at midnight, what would you be doing at 11:45pm?

Call my family, and tell them that I love them, and thank them. The words "I forgive you" or "do you forgive me?" won't come out of my mouth, for there's nothing to forgive or be forgiven about.

- How do you really KNOW anything for sure?

Anything goes in the universe and its versions. As such, everything I know, or think I know, exists and doesn't exist at the same time. So it doesn't matter one bit if I "know" something for sure or not. It's just a point of view at a particular point in time.

- If you had all the money in the world but still had to have some kind of job, what would you choose to do?

Artist. Exactly what I currently do.

- When you’re 90 years old, what will matter most to you?

To have being successful to my life's goals. In this life, I believe that my goal is to be healthy (according to a hypnotic session I did many years ago).

- What do you regret most so far in life?

Not knowing about gluten earlier in life. When I was sick I was not able to be neither spiritual or artistic. It all came together only after I found my health by being GF.

- How can you apply the lesson you learned from that regret to your life TODAY?

By being gluten free. And teach others about its dangers.

- What would you change if you were told with 100% certainty that God does not exist? Or if you don’t believe in God, that he does exist?

The universe exists and doesn't exist at the same time. As such, "God" is both All and Nothing. In other words, nothing changes, since everything is a point of view.

- If you lost everything tomorrow, whose arms would you want to run into? Does that person know how much they mean to you?

My husband +Jean-Baptiste Quéru is my everything and the arms I'd run to. So it makes it difficult to both lose him and run to him... I guess, the second person I'd run to is my mom.

- Do you fear death? If so, do you have a good reason?

Absolutely not, why would I let my ego resist a natural occurrence?

- What would you change if you knew you were NEVER going to die?

I'd make me mortal. There is nothing to be gained by living on forever, because that would limit my point of view/experience. By reincarnating, I can experience more.

- If you were at heaven’s gates, and God asked “why should I let you in?”, what would you say?

Because I'm you.

-When will you be good enough for you? Is there some breaking point where you will accept everything about yourself?

I'm good enough. I can be better (e.g. fight my laziness, exercise), but overall I'm happy with who I am.

- Is the country you live in really the best fit for you?

No. Objectively speaking, Iceland is. Subjectively speaking, the Greek village I grew up is where I want to leave my last breath.

- What would people say about you at your funeral?

She was weird.

- What small thing could you do to make someone’s day better?

Breakfast. The most important meal of the day.

- (If you believe in god) would your relationship with god change it all if you were told with 100% certainty that he was actually a she?

No.

- What do you believe stands between you and complete happiness?

Nothing. I'm happier I've ever been. I'm well adjusted lately.
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Wise & insightful answers to good questions.
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"Natural History Museum", my latest collage.
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simply awesm....
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Our beautiful lunch today.
 
California lunch

Clockwise from top:

-Fresh market heirloom tomato salad with baby spinach and California olives, in a lemon olive dressing, topped with grilled Cyprus Halloumi.

-Grilled flank steak covered with garden-fresh herbs with a quatuor of Brittany, Celtic, Himalayan and Hawaiian salt.

-Beets, carrots, leeks and kale sauteed in home-made bone broth.

-Lobster claw.

Not visible on the picture:

-2008 King Estate Oregon Pinot Gris.

-Blackcurrant-flavored mustard.

-Cheese tray with a quartet of goat, cow, sheep and buffalo cheese.

-Local fruit salad.

-A wife proud of her cooking skills (and she should be).

-A content JBQ.

-Washed Out's "Echoes" in playing in the background.

-A weather so perfect that it's hard to get the motivation to go to work today.
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I'm very happy about my new way of eating! In just 3 days, I've been hitting nutritional targets across the board, in a way that mainstream Paleo was never able to do. As you can see in the picture, I'm well over the Recommended Daily Allowance on all the nutrients, except Magnesium (it's impossible to do this in the Western countries, our soil is depleted of it -- I supplement), and Calcium (I cut off most goat/sheep dairy on purpose for cleansing, I'll go back to it very soon).

My Omega-3 to Omega-6 ratio is as perfect as it can go too, ranging between 1:2 and 1:3 (my numbers are even better than reported, due to the USDA not always testing with pastured/wild meats/fish). My trans-fats are low, my net carbs are at 75 gr without sacrificing fruits from my diet, and finally, protein and calories are where they should be for my level of activity.

I feel more energetic already, and this has kickstarted my metabolism again (on Paleo I was mildly constipated). Next goal now is to buy water bottles with low fluoride (unfortunately, tap water is out of the question in California, even after filtration).

So anyway, "doing Paleo" doesn't automatically mean optimization. Paleo dieters usually eat 2-3 eggs in the morning with bacon, then some chicken with cauliflower and carrots for lunch, nuts for snacking, and beef steak with broccoli at dinner. Most don't do fruits. That's the average cuisine of them. It's missing so many nutrients that it's not even funny anymore.

I wasn't much different either. It's a much better diet than the SAD American diet, but it's not optimal. I'm of course still Paleo/Primal, but the way I eat now is this instead:

Breakfast: 1 pastured duck egg (or 2 chicken ones, but 1 duck egg has 5 times more B12 than a chicken egg has, even if it's only 1.5 times larger), usually scrabbled or as an omelette with mushrooms, green onions, spinach, goat cheese crumbles. Half a grapefruit. I eat bacon, but not often. I prefer pork belly when I can, which is unprocessed bacon, in reality. Processed meats aren't as healthy.

Snacks: almond milk with chia seeds, unsweetened cocoa. Maybe some soaked nuts.

Lunch and dinner (each): 75 gr of wild fish. 75 gr of pastured meat (both meat and fish, on both meals). As you can see, that's not any huge quantity of meat, but it's enough protein for the day, and it's high quality. Pastured/wild meats/fish are expensive, but not when eaten in small quantities as such. Previously, I'd eat much more meat, but now part of it is replaced by the daily wild fish. For the record: industrially-produced meat is healthier than farmed fish -- very unfortunately. The bulk of the plate is full of veggies (raw and cooked). There's always more than 6 types of veggies in each dish, sometimes up to 10-12 (the more, the better). That's the key to hit the nutritional targets. The quantity on the dish doesn't have to be huge, it just needs variety. A little bit of everything that's in season. And on the side, there's 4-5 different fruit cut pieces as well (half a cup, overall).

The cool thing about all this is that you don't need to know how to cook to prepare such dishes. You just put things together basically, depending on what's in your fridge. You just fry or bake the meats and some of the veggies using some good oil (either olive oil, or coconut oil, or pastured butter), add some good sea salt, arrange the raw veggies and fruits, and that's it. Easy as pie, and nutrition skyrockets through the roof! The way that the cavemen REALLY did it! Just a collection of whatever they could find! Small pieces of a little bit of everything!
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+Eugenia Loli I took the NutrEval test a few months back.  We've been eating a diet quite similar to what you describe for a couple of years now - local grass fed meats, wild fish, and tons of organic veggies and fruit from the garden and farmers market.  No grains or legumes.

I was really happy with how my test came back -- showed that we're on the right track!
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I was in a white Cathedral-like room. My spirit guide was not very talkative, or, I was not listening well. Her name is Esther, she is a white light being (elongated head) with black eyes.
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One of their best songs, too bad is not in the album.
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This is "Ωmega-3", one of my most well-received collages. It reached the front page on the art site Society6 too. Here's how to get a print if you happen to like it: http://eugenialoli.tumblr.com/shop
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+Ove Karlsen Haha, I enjoyed your comment. I won't delete it, despite being utterly stupid, because it's fun. For your information, I've never done drugs in my life. I don't even drink alcohol, or even coffee.
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A very, very good article about psychedelics, and a good add-on note at the end about DMT.
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Yes, of course "Everything we do is for the purpose of altering consciousness." That should be obvious in this two year old article.
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The best picture I shot today at my Greek village, Skiadas. A bloomed cherry tree and a bee.
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Your picture puts a smile on my face. It is very lovely and pretty! Hope you are having a great time there. 
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1995-2000: Software developer
2001-2005: Tech blogger/reviewer
(Wrote and led the original OSNews.com & GnomeFiles.org)
2007- now: Filmmaker, blogger
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Brought OSNews.com from 700 pageviews-per-day in 2002, to 250,000 in 2005.
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