Archive for Health

How to Release the Stress Stored in Your Body

Unlocking the ‘Muscle of the Soul’ Do you spend much time sitting in front of a computer, on a plane, or in a car? If so your hips may be locked up, causing you undue stress [...]

Villains, Victims, and Heroes: Which One are You?

Probably all of them at some point or another! None of these roles can stand alone, they are dependent on a relationship dynamic. We all experience villains in various forms. It could be a co-worker, an [...]

How to Boost your Happiness Naturally

Dopamine is a naturally occurring neurotransmitter in our brains associated with pleasure, addiction, and reward [...]

This is Your Brain on Serotonin

Understanding the Cocktail of Chemicals that Fuel our Consciousness: As we dive into the complex and beautiful neurochemical cocktail that fuels our brains, serotonin is a bit of an enigma. Research shows that serotonin plays an important role in regulating mood, appetite, [...]

The Self You Never Knew: Human Microbiome

When many become one, what is the self? We are much more than we realize! There are communities of living organisms sharing your body. A basic understanding of the Human Microbiome can change the way we [...]

The Magical Mind: Placebos Baffle Scientists

Researchers are perplexed by recent studies that have placebos performing very well compared to new and experimental pharmaceuticals. Meanwhile the science of Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) is echoing what mystics and shaman have been saying forever… we have untold powers to heal [...]

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 [...]

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