So, why is it that so many come out of childhood scathed in some way? My parents fed me and sheltered me. I learned how to take care of myself physically and to manage the tasks of adulthood. I was responsible and productive. Yet, I was far from happy and fulfilled.
For supporters who are unable to travel to Standing Rock to stand with the Indigenous water protectors in person, Tara Houska of Honor the Earth urges people to write to President Barack Obama to demand executive action against the controversial pipeline project (see video).
We’ve all hit a low motivational point in our lives at one time or another. I am completely aware of that feeling of having nothing to fight for. In those reoccurring periods of despondency, I couldn’t find a reason to get myself out of bed.
Therese Wade: Years ago, I was confronted with a serious health crisis that was unresponsive to both conventional and alternative medicine. As a result, I began to research and explore the realms of psychic healing, shamanism and deep meditation. I discovered fascinating examples of individuals who overcame “incurable” physical illness and extreme trauma with an open mind and a determined spirit. This inspired me to begin a journey inward through silence and meditation that led to the awakening of a primal healing force which lies dormant within the human being, waiting to be activated.
DIY skin care recipes are a holy grail. Still, one may ask: is it a great idea to mix a few ingredients in your kitchen, and use that as a face mask or scrub? When you use the right combination of ingredients, the answer is YES!
Most of us in spiritual circles already know we’re spirit embodied, and that we are whole and perfect. Still, we may not be experiencing it, and what good is it to be whole if we don’t feel whole? In this article, I share some basic things that have helped me to remember my wholeness.
Cookies, cakes, bars, and more: We’ve found 25 delicious seasonal treats with less than 300 calories per serving.
New publication by Grain and La Via Campesina documents nefarious ways new laws criminalize seed sharing and the growing peasant movement resisting them.
Elephants are renowned for their stellar memory, but perhaps gorillas should be also able to boast the same. Eleven years after UK conservationist Damian Aspinall reintroduced a pair of Western lowland gorillas into the wild, he and his daughter, Tansy, met with them again in Gabon, West Africa.
If you want some hope that despite Trumps election, some countries are still getting greener, look north to Canada. They just banned a dangerous pesticide, despite big industry and strong lobbying.
Sacred sites have been bulldozed, protestors have been hosed down. History is being made (in an unfavorable way) at Standing Rock.
The old adage, “Never Go to angry” now has some scientific support. Read this.
One might conclude that the American scientific community is a bit skittish about the incoming administration. In a pre-emptive move, they wrote this letter to Trump and the 115th Congress.
Can science really offer evidence and establish that God exists? Here is a video showing a few scientific insights that indeed point to the existence of God…
Science says there’s a good chance you don’t what really makes you happy. When estimating our happiness, we humans tend to engage in something called “impact bias” where we overestimate the actual effect that different outcomes will have on our life.
When if they think they’d be happier winning the lottery or becoming paraplegic, most people quite understandably respond that they’d be happier with all that money and no handicap.
Still, real life statistics show that one year after winning the lottery or losing the use of their lower body, people in both these groups are equally happy. Yes, really, EQUALLY.
Want to know what the stars have in store for you? Read this weekly astrological report Patrick and be prepared to make the most of your week!
Learning how to give from the heart has been one of the most expanding things I’ve ever experienced in my entire life. Nothing has ever exposed me more to the human condition, connection or capabilities of the heart when opened and willing to relate to another. This is true Quantum Philanthropy. Where nothing is trivial and even the most very small of acts of kindness affect the bigger things at hand…
The planets are pouring some strong energetic shifts on us this month. Read this and be more mindful of your behavior.
TED Resident Fawn Qiu designs fun, low-cost projects that use familiar materials like paper and fabric to introduce engineering to kids. In this quick, clever talk from the creator of the “Flappy Bird in a Box Hack,” Qui shares how nontraditional workshops like hers can change the perception of technology and inspire students to participate in creating it.
In the US alone there are about half a billion devices in homes connected to the internet. This is about 5.7 devices per household. So could there be a benefit to not using our cellphones for a while or taking a smartphone vacation? AsapTHOUGHT examines the pervasive nature of cellphones and the practice of taking a holiday from smartphone use.
The corporate media has lost all credibility when it comes to important topics – and the alternative media has become the scapegoat. What we are witnessing is utter desperation from the corporate elites in their attempts to control what we read and what we choose to believe.
Last week, independent news outlets critical of U.S. foreign policy were smeared as “Russian propaganda” by the Washington Post, in which they alleged that “Russia’s increasingly sophisticated propaganda machinery” was behind the rise of “fake news,” that they said spread false information about Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, fueling the rise of Donald Trump.
If the Yemen files released by WikiLeaks prove anything, it is that, once again, American intervention in the Middle East has, at best, been carried out on behalf of its “allies.” At worst, it has been carried out by corrupt U.S. officials with financial ties to the Saudi Kingdom.
Snowden rightly called the new act passed in the UK “the most extreme surveillance in the history of western democracy” and Russell Brand looks at why we can kiss citizen privacy goodbye.
Pedophilia scandals continue to emerge around the world year after year while the corporate media and law enforcement agencies alike fail to treat the sexual exploitation of minors as a global, systemic problem. As the number of child abuse scandals involving the rich and powerful continue to grow, it is becoming impossible to cover up that these instances of child sexual abuse and exploitation are globally organized and often run by the very same people who greatly influence society and politics.
The leaflets were dropped by air or otherwise disseminated into a territory that is being invaded. Virtually every war since the beginning of the 20th century has produced these leaflets, which are also known as psyops or psychological operations. The intention is to use psychology and symbolism to influence members of the general population, inciting fear and, ultimately, compliance.
$160 million – that’s the amount that JK Rowling has given away. Read her inspiring story here.
When you’re on a budget, one of the simplest ways you can save money is to make small changes in your meal plans. Here are 6 suggestions that will save you $2,997 per year.
Our planet is dominated by a heavily socialized debt-based central banking system that systematically transfers wealth from hard working ordinary citizens to the global elite. Those at the very top of the pyramid know that they are impoverishing everyone else, and they very much intend to keep it that way.
It seems strange that it’s an African country that leads in mobile banking. Still, given the low use of banks and the prevalence of cell phones, it actually makes a lot of sense.