Why The Concept Of Schizophrenia Is Coming To An End

Why The Concept Of Schizophrenia Is Coming To An EndThe concept of schizophrenia is dying. Harried for decades by psychology, it now appears to have been fatally wounded by psychiatry, the very profession that once sustained it. 

How Intermittent Fasting Could Help Tackle Diabetes

How Intermittent Fasting Could Help Tackle DiabetesIntermittent fasting is currently all the rage. But don’t be fooled: it’s much more than just the latest fad. the latest involving diabetes might be...

Living in All Our Cells: Life Is Waiting for You

Living in All Our Cells: Life Is Waiting for You"People say that what we’re all seeking is a meaning for life. I don’t think that’s what we’re really seeking. I think that what we’re seeking is an experience of being alive..."

Americans Are Confused About Food And Unsure Where To Turn For Answers

Americans Are Confused About Food And Unsure Where To Turn For AnswersA survey revealed that much of the U.S. public remains disengaged or misinformed about food. These findings are problematic because food shapes our lives on a personal level, while consumer choices and agricultural practices set the course for our collective future...

How Loud Noise May Change Hearing

How Loud Noise May Change HearingOur modern world is loud. Just sitting in a car, or an airplane, or watching movie previews, we are bombarded with sound.

8 Foods That Almost Last Forever

8 Foods That Almost Last ForeverThe news that, after 106 years, Captain Scott’s fruitcake was found by the Antarctic Heritage Trust and “smelled edible”, raises the question: are there other foods that have similar staying power? The answer is, yes, several.

How Dieting Encourages Your Body To Replace Lost Weight

How Dieting Encourages Your Body To Replace Lost WeightObesity is a risk factor for numerous disorders that afflict the human race, so understanding how to maintain a healthy body weight is one of the most urgent issues facing society.

Harnessing The Body's Own Cannabis In The Fight Against Cancer

Harnessing The Body's Own Cannabis In The Fight Against CancerThe drugs used to treat cancer after surgery can help to slow disease progression, but they don’t always stop cancer cells from spreading, nor do they help with pain associated with some cancers such as sarcomas (rare bone cancers). Cannabis, however, potentially does both of these things. 

The Wait Is Over: No Evidence of Cancer

The Wait Is Over: No Evidence of Cancer
In the hospital waiting room, heart pounding and mind whirring, surrounded by a sea of apprehensive-looking fellow patients, I settled in to wait for my name to be called. Outside the sun was shining on a warm winter’s afternoon...

How Prejudice Pushes Low-income People Onto An Unhealthy Diet

How Prejudice Pushes Low-income People Onto An Unhealthy DietAs consumers become increasingly dissatisfied with conventional, large-scale food systems, they are seeking ways to reconnect with their food. For the wealthy, that translates into a turn toward what we call the “alternative food system.”

Is The Food Industry Conspiring To Make You Fat?

Is The Food Industry Conspiring To Make You Fat?The scent of baked goods wafts towards you as the supermarket doors glide open. Your stomach rumbles and your mouth waters at the sight and smell of so much food.

Is Walking Enough Exercise?

Is Walking Enough Exercise?Walking leads to a remarkable reduction in the risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, some cancers, arthritis, depression, anxiety and insomnia, and premature death from all causes.

5 Ways To Cut Down On Eating Meat

5 Ways To Cut Down On Eating MeatAre you a conflicted carnivore – loving meat but also hating that you love it? Perhaps you are worried about the carcinogenic, heart-clogging properties of cooked meat...

Increase Your Energy Levels Using These Healthy Sources

Increasing Your Energy Levels from Healthy or Unhealthy Sources?When our energy level is optimal, we become aroused and alerted to the world around us. Then, with a profound reciprocity, nature seems alerted to and connected to us. We experience energy as vigor and stamina...

Do Frozen Foods Have A Higher Nutritional Content?

Let's Stop With The Frozen Food SnobberyIt’s fair to say that frozen food has a bit of an image problem. One in three Britons believe it is inferior to fresh food, and 43% say that nothing could persuade them to buy more frozen fare.

Are High Heels Bad For Your Health?

Are High Heels Bad For Your Health?There is copious research into the manifold ways that high heels affect their wearers’ well-being

Using The Power Shout to Reconnect With Your Inner Potential

Using The Power Shout to Reconnect With Your Inner PotentialIf you have been struggling with self-confidence or simply want to increase you sense of inner power, there is a simple, yet extremely effective martial arts technique that can help you reconnect with your inner brilliance.

Is Getting Cancer A Question Of Bad Luck?

Is Getting Cancer A Question Of Bad Luck?“Doctor, what caused my cancer?” For doctors, this question is often perplexing. Some of the population risk factors are known, but when it comes to specific cases, only assumptions can be made.

Which Type Of Chocolate Is Best For Your Health?

Which Type Of Chocolate Is Best For Your Health? The Aztec emperor Montezuma II said that a soldier could march for a whole day on a single cup of cocoa. But this was not the hot chocolate we would be familiar with today. It was gritty, bitter and...

How Sharing Can Make A Hangover Less Distressing

How Sharing Can Make A Hangover Less DistressingHeadache and nausea aside, the morning after an evening of drinking can be filled with regret, anxiety and misery. But it can also be a time of humor, story-telling and emotional bonding.

New Science Suggests Sugar Makes You Sad

New Science Suggests Sugar Makes You SadThe thought of a cupcake, skillfully frosted with fluffy vanilla icing, may put a smile on your face, but research suggests that, in the long term, a sweet tooth may turn that smile into a frown

The Women Who Don’t Know They’re Autistic

The Women Who Don’t Know They’re AutisticStudies reveal one woman for every nine men is diagnosed with so-called “high-functioning” autism, that is, autism without intellectual disability.

Can You Lose Weight Without A Diet? Maybe

Can You Lose Weight Without A Diet? MaybeA new study has found something remarkable: the activation of a particular type of immune cell in the brain can, on its own, lead to obesity in mice.

Could Too Much Sitting Be Bad For Our Brains?

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In many aspects of life where we need to use our brain power, we also tend to sit down: at school, at work, sitting exams or concentrating on a crossword.

30 Days to Live? It's Time To Try Forgiveness!

30 Days to Live? It's Time To Try Forgiveness!After I was told by my surgeon that he thought I had about thirty days to live, I was put in touch with an exceptional cancer survivor who was convinced that healing and forgiveness are inextricably linked. After weeks of resistance, I took her counsel to heart...

Why Apartment Dwellers Need Indoor Plants

Why Apartment Dwellers Need Indoor PlantsThe change in urban environments because of development, associated with a rapid increase in chronic disease, is a global phenomenon in developed countries. Getting further and further away from nature, it turns out, isn’t great for our health.

My Experience With Cancer and Postponing My Afterlife

My Experience With Cancer and Postponing My AfterlifeAs the number of lives affected by cancer has increased around the globe every year, it is hard to find someone in our circle of family, friends and colleagues whose lives have not been touched in some way.

Why Your Subconscious Makes You Crave Naughty Foods

Why Your Subconscious Makes You Crave Naughty FoodsThe diet industry is thriving to say the least. More than half of British adults try to lose weight by controlling their calorie intake each year.

During Panic Attacks, Can Our Minds Be Trusted?

During Panic Attacks, Can Our Minds Be Trusted?People who suffer from panic attacks on a regular basis will often say that having them makes them feel as if they're about to die. That's how the only panic attack I ever experienced felt, too.

Breast Cancer And Drinking May Be Linked For Black Women

Breast Cancer And Drinking May Be Linked For Black WomenBlack women who drink more than 14 alcoholic drinks per week have a significantly higher risk of invasive breast cancer than those who drink less, a new study suggests.

Are Low Calorie Sweeteners Really Better For You?

Are Low Calorie Sweeteners Really Better For You?Drinking beverages containing low-calorie sweeteners may not help you lose weight and may even be bad for your health, according to new research published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.

Stress!!! How to Manage Its Impact on You & Your Life

stress and relaxationOur bodies have forgotten how relaxation feels. We have come to accept our fast-paced, over-loaded, and increasingly impersonal lives as normal. As self-help author and motivational speaker Richard Carlson stated, "Stress is nothing more than a so­cially acceptable form of mental illness."

How Being Friends With Someone Who Has Dementia Can Be Good For You Both

How Being Friends With Someone Who Has Dementia Can Be Good For You BothThere is a lot we can do to make life better for older adults with dementia. And we ought to do what we can – not only because people with dementia are fellow members of our human community, but also because any one of us might find ourselves affected in the future. 

Why Vitamin D Guidelines Need To Be Updated

Why Vitamin D Guidelines Need To Be UpdatedMost people know that it’s important to get enough vitamin D. Among other things, it’s vital for bone and muscle health. What people may not know is that there are two types of vitamin D...

Changing Your Body’s Reaction to the Five Dimensions of Stress

Changing Your Body’s Reaction to Stress: The Five Dimensions of StressStress is both a cause of trouble and the result of trouble. As the first step in empowering you to change your bodily reactions to stress, we ask you to observe and notice what kinds of stressors exist for you. You can't change it if you don't see it or feel it or know about it.

Smelling Our Food May Make Us Gain Weight

Smelling Our Food May Make Us Gain WeightOur sense of smell is key to the enjoyment of food, so it may be no surprise that obese mice in a recent study who lost their sense of smell also lost weight.

How To Revisit Trauma To Help You Put It In The Past

How To Revisit Trauma To Help You Put It In The PastIn the introduction to his beautiful book The Body Keeps The Score, psychiatrist Bessel Van der Kolk writes: “One does not need to be a combat soldier, or visit a refugee camp in Syria or the Congo to encounter trauma. Trauma happens to us, our friends, our families and our neighbours.”

Is It Bad For Your Health To Eat Food Fried In Olive Oil?

Is It Bad For Your Health To Eat Food Fried In Olive Oil?It recently has been suggested that using vegetable oils to fry food may be bad for your health due to the production of toxic chemicals called aldehydes during the heating process.

What ATMs Dispense Is More Than Mere Money

What ATMs Dispense Is More Than Mere MoneyWe live in a dirty world. Wherever we go, we are among microbes. Bacteria, fungi and viruses live on our phones, bus seats, door handles and park benches.

The Yoga Paradox: How Yoga Can Cause Pain And Treat It

The Yoga Paradox: How Yoga Can Cause Pain And Treat ItYoga carries with it a higher than expected risk of a painful wrist, elbow and shoulder, possibly due to poses like downward dog, new research suggests.

1 In 3 Humans Harbors This Sneaky Parasite

1 In 3 Humans Harbors This Sneaky ParasiteOne in three people has a potentially nasty parasite hiding in the body—tucked away in tiny cysts that the immune system can’t eliminate and antibiotics can’t touch.

How Fasting Can Benefit Mindfulness, Meditation, and Your Overall Health

How Fasting Can Benefit Mindfulness, Meditation, and Your Overall HealthFasting has been used for centuries as both a remedy and a booster in all areas of health: physical, mental, and emotional. In the 21st century, fasting is often looked down upon. It is left out of anti-obesity initiatives because doctors don’t view it as a safe remedy for weight loss...

Why Energetic Health Is Important to Intuition

Why Energetic Health Is Important to IntuitionThere is a very tight connection between our energetic body and our physical body. When our energetic body is not healthy, we can be physically unhealthy. Our energetic system processes energy flowing through and uses the information contained in it.

What's The Right Way To Blow Your Nose?

What's The Right Way To Blow Your Nose?

If you have a blocked or runny nose, chances are you’ll reach for a tissue or hanky to clear the mucus by having a good blow.

Why Treating Breast Cancer With Less May Be More

Why Treating Breast Cancer With Less May Be MoreWomen with breast cancer have long faced complicated choices about the best course of treatment.

Is Lead In The US Food Supply Decreasing Our IQ?

Is Lead In The US Food Supply Decreasing Our IQ?The environmental advocacy group Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) on June 15 released a study about dietary lead exposure, with a focus on food intended for babies and young children.

Surprising Ways To Beat Anxiety And Become Mentally Strong

Surprising Ways To Beat Anxiety And Become Mentally StrongDo you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back? Perhaps you thought you had got over it, only for the symptoms to return with a vengeance?

How Looking At Buildings Can Actually Give You A Headache

How Looking At Buildings Can Actually Give You A Headache

It’s three o'clock – you’re at work, struggling to focus during the afternoon lull. You gaze out of your office window, hoping for some relief, but instead you feel a headache coming on. Flat grey concrete lines the streets, while windows form repetitive glassy intervals in stark brick walls.

How Different Sugars Have Different Health Effects?

How Different Sugars Have Different Health Effects?Our recent article published in the Medical Journal of Australia found that Australian and European soft drinks contained higher concentrations of glucose, and less fructose, than soft drinks in the United States.

Women's Health Issues And The Amazing Herbs That Can Help

Women's Health Issues And The Amazing Herbs That Can HelpWomen juggle a life of menstruation, pregnancy, birth, menopause, housekeeping, work, raising, children, and on, and on, and on. That’s why we need all the help we can get. Today, I’m going to share some of the many herbal friends that a woman can make pals with.

Releasing Our Pain and Cleansing Our Emotional Wounds

Releasing Our Pain and Cleansing Our Emotional WoundsAs we grow and mature, our experiences as we relate to others take their effects on us, both positive and negative. We also begin to absorb the energies of these interactions. These energies can be light, dark, or anywhere in between and can have a powerful impact.

How Yoga Makes You Happy

How Yoga Makes You HappyCan we really unlock our personal power by adopting “powerful” body postures? Unfortunately, the findings that link these so-called “power poses” beloved of certain politicians with a real sense of power and control are difficult to replicate.

Why Taking Aspirin For Your Arteries Might Not Work

Why Taking Aspirin For Your Arteries Might Not WorkA new study shows that aspirin, used for decades to reduce the risk of cardiovascular problems, may provide little or no benefit for certain patients who have plaque buildup in their arteries.

How To Heal Our DNA with the Assistance of Our Innate Self

How To Heal Our DNA with the Assistance of Our Innate SelfInnate is responsible for the seemingly mysterious and miraculous healings: accelerated recoveries, spontaneous remissions, and unexplained disappearances of incurable diseases. There is no mystery after all when the Innate is involved and can bridge the gap between quantum intelligent information and our bodies. It is not a force outside ourselves--it is something within all of us.

Can This Kind Of Rock Climbing Treat Depression?

Can This Kind Of Rock Climbing Treat Depression?Bouldering, a form of rock climbing that involves climbing rocks or walls to a moderate height without ropes or a harness, could be an effect way to treat symptoms of depression.

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