ADDICTION IS NOT WHAT WE THINK IT IS: CHASING THE SCREAM – INTERVIEW WITH JOHANN HARI

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It is now 100 years since drugs were first banned in the United States. On the eve of this centenary, journalist Johann Hari set off on an epic three-year, thirty-thousand-mile journey into the war on drugs. What he found is… Continue Reading

MICROBIOME: Urbanization leads to change in type of bacteria in the home

In this photo provided by Science Advances shows microbiologist Maria Gloria Dominguez-Bello, collecting temperature information of the floor at one of the Checherta huts. Whether it's a jungle hut or a high-rise apartment, your home is covered in bacteria, and new research from the Amazon suggests city dwellers might want to open a window.  (Humberto Cavallin/ University of Puerto Rico/Science Advance via AP)

Whether it’s a jungle hut or a high-rise apartment, your home is covered in bacteria, and new research from the Amazon suggests city dwellers might want to open a window. Scientists traveled from remote villages in Peru to a large… Continue Reading

GOLDEN MILK: THE “SPICE OF LIFE” TONIC TO BOOST YOUR IMMUNITY & REDUCE INFLAMMATION – RECIPE

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Golden milk,  not actually milk at all,  is a potent medicinal beverage made from a combination of tumeric spice mixed with either coconut milk, coconut oil, almond milk or Udo’s 3-6-9 Oil Blend (depending on what you prefer.) Turmeric: The… Continue Reading

THE OPPOSITE OF ADDICTION IS NOT SOBRIETY – IT IS HUMAN CONNECTION

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It is now one hundred years since drugs were first banned, and all through this long century of waging war on drugs, we have been told a story about addiction by our teachers and by our governments. This story is… Continue Reading

HEALING TRAUMA IS POSSIBLE: HAS THE TIME COME TO EMBRACE DADIRRI?

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If we create a space for each other, with acceptance and without  any judgement, learning to listen deeply we can rewire our brains after traumatic experiences… Has the time come to embrace Dadirri? LIVE LIKE LEGENDS

HOW TO CONTROL INFLAMMATION BY “HACKING” YOUR NERVOUS SYSTEM

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One nerve connects your vital organs, sensing and shaping your health. If we learn to control it, the future of medicine will be electric. By Gaia Vince. When Maria Vrind, a former gymnast from Volendam in the Netherlands, found that… Continue Reading

AMAZONIAN SHAMANS “KO-LAB” : CLEANSE YOUR BODY & “RE-BOOT” YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM

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In an unlikely collaboration with Amazonian shamans, medical researchers seek a cure for autoimmune disease. The potential medicinal resources of the Amazon — especially the 80,000 plants native to the region, and the shamanic knowledge that often exists only in oral form among… Continue Reading

Dadirri: Australian Aboriginal Spiritual Practice of “Deep Listening” for Trauma Release & Healing

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The Healing Power of Listening in Stillness People have always experienced pain, and in the vast span of time before the colonial expansion of western culture, indigenous cultures weren’t without their methods of dealing with trauma. For centuries we’ve largely ignored the wisdom of… Continue Reading

SUPERHUMAN: WIM HOF – BOOSTING YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM WITH BREATH & ICE

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Using a combination of cold immersion, breathing techniques and mental focus, Wim says anyone can do what he can do. He’s climbed Mount Everest in nothing but a pair of shorts and ran a marathon in the Namibian Desert with… Continue Reading

WHAT IS AN EMOTIONAL PLAGUE?

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Emotional plague is characterized by infectious, destructive emotional reactions, and like other plagues may be crippling and deadly. The emotional plague is driven by an intolerance of spontaneous life, emotions, and pleasure. Wilhelm Reich’s colleague, Dr. Elsworth Baker, stated, “We… Continue Reading