Archive for Health

Regenerative Lifestyles: Collaborating with Gaia

First proposed by James Lovelock, The Gaia Hypothesis is the idea that our planet as a whole is a self-regulating complex system that contributes to maintaining the conditions needed for life. This is to say that [...]

Adjust Your Neurochemistry with MUSIC

Silence is golden but everyone needs a soundtrack to power their lives! There are many mindfulness practices to stimulate inner awareness, increase health, and elevate our mood but there’s is nothing quite like cranking up the tunes and [...]

Transcending your Reptilian Brain

It is a healthy aspiration to choose love over fear as a driving force in our lives. Though this is a good practice, it is important to acknowledge the importance of the fear response. We call [...]

Art Can Heal Cultural Wounds

Colonialism, imperialism, immigration, class warfare, and racism have plagued humanity for generations. We see discussions of these problems on our internet feed, yet we rarely see solutions being offered to address these historical wounds. Waking up [...]

Is Your Birth Experience Still Affecting You Today?

Just as a seed contains the blueprint for the life of a plant, the creation story of a human has a profound influence on their life. According to the father of Transpersonal Psychology, Stanislav Grof you are probably more effected [...]

Choosing Love Over Fear During Dark Times

The psychological benefits of choosing love in the face of fear are profound. Especially so during times of darkness and division. This can be applied in our personal lives, but it can ripple outward and transform [...]

The Future of Cities is Green

We call them concrete jungles, but they don’t need to be. There is good reason that people cluster together in cities, such a dense population and easier access to goods and services. City-dwellers have the potential to be [...]

Adaptogens, Nature’s Secret for Balancing the Body

Would you like an enhanced immune system, reduced stress, and a slower aging process? Welcome to the wonderful world of adaptogens! These compounds and herbs have the capacity to bring balance to our bodies and, potentially, to our [...]

Tantra, Invoking the Senses, & the Path to Ecstasy

Altered states through fasting, sweating, piercing the body, and psychoactive plants have been sought throughout the ages as ways to liberate consciousness. According to tantra we can attain these states directly through our senses by exploring ecstasy [...]

The Neurobiology of Love & Relationships

Love has an intoxicating effect on us and understanding this mysterious effect from a scientific perspective may help us navigate relationships with a little more clarity. Meditation, self-awareness and good communication skills are paramount to having a [...]

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