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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 [...]

Art Can Literally Alter Our Brain Chemistry

You might be surprised to learn what scientific research says about how art affects the brain. Long before modern neuroscience, artists were creating works to inspire people and today complex brain imaging scans can show us [...]

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 [...]

Collective Creativity: Bioneers Inspire Global Solutions

A Bioneer is a pioneer for the environment, one who celebrates, honors, and collaborates with the connected web of life that we are part of. The term was coined by the founders of a popular annual [...]

Reversing Global Warming, a Free Online Course by Pachamama Alliance

Many people are overwhelmed and filled with anxiety about climate change, others are still on the fence whether it is human-caused (anthropogenic). One thing is certain, hysteria, polarization, and fighting with your family about who is [...]

Eternal Souls, Evidence of Reincarnation

Have you ever had an unexplained fear or deja-vu when visiting a new place, or met someone who felt strangely familiar the first time you met them? Reincarnation is an idea that has existed around the [...]

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 [...]

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