More and more we seem to strive for (and reward) extreme exercise. Pushing beyond our limits. Challenging ourselves to climb higher, run faster and farther, hop till you drop, “Just Do It”!
We scoff to think that a quiet walk in Nature, a leisurely bike ride or a gentle yoga class could keep us healthy and fit. Ayurveda would disagree. I wrote an article a while back called “All Exercise is Not Created Equal”. Please check it out to see how the different doshas are affected by exercise and Ayurveda’s recommendations.
Researchers from the University of Auckland have discovered that olive leaf extract has the ability to decrease insulin resistance and increase the production of insulin by the pancreas. This is one of the main problems that most diabetes patients suffer from – the lack of proper insulin balance in the body.
“The world is becoming more toxic… and modern technology can’t fix it. But human history can.” — Origins I stumbled upon this movie as I was surfing the net from my pillow this morning — at the time I was still blurry eyed and in the throes of waking up. I bookmarked it to view at a […]
If you have traveled to Mexico then chances are that you’ve seen the vibrant, scarlet-hued herbal tea known as hibiscus. Commonly referred to as “sour drink” in Iran, hibiscus not only is a refreshingly tart brew but also has been used worldwide as an effective medicinal beverage. Rich in vitamin C, alkaloids and bioflavonoids, this bright-red elixir is traditionally used for supporting respiratory and cardiovascular health, lowering blood pressure, maintaining fluid balance and alleviating insomnia.
A ketogenic diet calls for minimizing carbohydrates and replacing them with healthy fats and moderate amounts of high-quality protein.
A 63-year-old grandpa and retired builder from Hastings, East Sussex, England, says he cured himself of liver cancer by taking home-made cannabis oil.
According to Ayurveda, even the most deadly disease would never affect a person in ‘good health’.
Here are 10 sure-fire ways to make sure you are that person.
The field of Quantum Physics teaches that a foundational seed concept from which all other knowledge of our cosmic universe grows is that of String Theory. The notion of String Theory explains that, while our entire universe is made up of particles and their seemingly ever-unfolding plethora of sub-atomic singularities, it is only when these isolated singularities come together to form a string that intelligence is brought to life.
Crystals are used in: silicon, which is used in all computers and mobile phones; liquid crystal display, commonly known as LCDs; quartz, a silicate material used in watches and clocks to stabilize the flow of energy; and crystals, specifically rubies, were used in the first lasers. When you consider all of these applications, the effect of crystals on outside energies is unquestionable.
University of Kansas researchers found that the act of smiling has a positive effect on our happiness and physical health, helping the heart recover more quickly after stressful events. They used 170 American college students in their study, even measuring ‘fake’ smiles compared to real ones.
Brett Bevell, founder of the Magical Awakening Institute and a world renowned healer, is interviewed by Lilou Mace. Brett is also a poet and the author of The Reiki Magic Guide To Self Attunement (Crossing Press 2007), Reiki For Spiritual Healing (Crossing Press 2009) and New Reiki Software for Divine Living (Ayni Books 2013). He teaches regularly at Omega Institute for Holistic Studies in Rhinebeck, NY and at other retreat centers around the world.
Doctors will one day prescribe EVO video game for ADHD as well as a variety of other disorders affecting so-called executive function — the ability to plan, inhibit actions, and quickly switch between tasks. The game has been part of a dozen clinical trials to date, involving people with ADHD, Alzheimer’s, autism, and depression.
There are alternatives to conventional drug therapy which may help to alleviate depression. Sometimes they can work in conjunction with psychological or drug therapy or they may be able to treat depression without the use of any additional therapies.
Red algae, the pigments in which are caused by compounds known as phycoerythrin and phycocyanin, can now be known as yet another one of Mother Nature’s answers to the latest ‘Ebola Pandemic,’ as well as a host of other diseases ranging from HIV, Hepatitis-C, SARS, and more.