You’ve probably heard that eating lots of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains is good for you. But what if we took that advice to a more extreme level? What if the world’s longest-lived people – those who live past 100 years old – follow those same principles? This… Read More »The Healthiest, Longest-Lived People: Lessons We Can Learn From Them
Medicinal mushrooms have been used in traditional medicine for thousands of years to help fight various diseases and conditions. In recent years, there has been an increase in their study and use for their potential anticarcinogenic properties. Many studies have investigated the anticarcinogenic properties of different types of medicinal mushrooms.… Read More »Can Medicinal Mushrooms Fight & Prevent Cancer?
It’s no secret that people from all eras and cultures have used hallucinatory drugs to attain exalted states of consciousness, which they take to mean divine understanding. In The Sacred Mushroom and the Cross, John Allegro tried to show that this idea was built into the language and… Read More »Was Religion Founded on the Concept of Our Ancestors Tripping on Mushrooms & Other Entheogens?
What Are the Dangers of Western Medicine? First, let’s look at the dangers of western medicine. The main danger is that you’ll get a misdiagnosis. You may have a treatable condition like anxiety or back pain, but you’ll be given a diagnosis of a serious and perhaps incurable… Read More »The Dangers of Western Medicine: Why You Should Consider a Holistic Approach
What is an Adaptogen? Adaptogens are natural substances that support the body’s ability to adapt and respond to stress. These stressors may be physical, mental, or emotional. In other words, adaptogens can help your body cope with stress from outside sources and internal sources such as anxiety and… Read More »The Benefits of Adaptogens: What They Do and How to Use Them
Today’s consumers are becoming more and more educated about what’s in the food they eat. And for good reason. Food labeling is confusing. There are so many different labels such as “natural,” “organic,” “non-GMO” (Genetically Modified Organism). These terms all mean different things to different people, but it… Read More »The Great Debate: GMO vs Organic vs Non-GMO, What’s the Difference?
The word Chakra comes from the Sanskrit word meaning wheel. They are energy vortexes located at certain points in the human body. It is taught that there are twelve to fourteen chakras in the body with seven major ones that rotate and draw in energy ancestrally known as… Read More »The Chakras Explored
Ayurveda originates from two Sanskrit words Ayur (life) and Veda (knowledge) – knowledge on how to live. It is emphasised that it is the sole responsibility of the individual to maintain good health. The origins of Ayurveda have been traced back to around 5,000 BCE when they originated… Read More »Ayurveda: The Natural Holistic Approach to Healing
Have you ever wondered why on Christmas we cut down/carry evergreen trees inside our houses, decorate them with fancy ornaments, and place presents underneath them? So, why do people bring Pine trees into their houses at the Winter Solstice, placing brightly coloured (Red and White) packages under their… Read More »Santa was a Shaman: The Pagan Origins of Christmas