7 Ways Mindfulness Unlocks The Door To Your Authentic Life – May 28, 2017

“Many people are alive but don’t touch the miracle of being alive.” — Thich Nhat Hanh, The Miracle of Mindfulness In between work, family, and social media, we take few precious moments to reflect upon our lives. Perhaps you purposely avoid looking at your life, because if you’re totally honest, it can be brutal. Notice…

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What is Ayahuasca and Is It an Effective Treatment for Cancer? – May 26, 2017

What is ayahuasca? It’s an entheogenic or psychotropic tea or “spirit medicine” typically made from the Banisteriopsis caapi vine often in combination with other plant(s) containing dimethyl tryptamine (DMT). The name Ayahuasca (pronounced EYE-UH-WAHS-KUH), comes from Quechua, the language of the Incan people in South America. It roughly translates as “vine of the soul.” This…

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Yet Another Cannabis Study Validates This Amazing Plant: It Prevents Brain Aging – May 26, 2017

Memory performance decreases with increasing age. Cannabis can reverse these aging processes in the brain. Low doses of the active ingredient in cannabis, THC, has the opposite effect on the elderly, reversing brain aging and restoring learning and memory.This was shown in mice by scientists at the University of Bonn with their colleagues at The…

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Gynecologist Gives 10 Reasons Women Should Quit Taking Birth Control Pills – May 23, 2017

Christina Sarich, Staff WriterWaking Times Millions of women are prescribed birth control pills every day to prevent pregnancy or to control a hormonal imbalance, but Dr. Sara Gottfried, a practicing gynecologist, is convinced women have been sold a pack of lies when it comes to these top-selling pharmaceutical drugs. Here’s why. First, you should know…

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Scientists Identify 28,000 Medicinal Plants That Treat Ailments from Cancer to Diabetes – May 20, 2017

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(ANTIMEDIA) In recent years, the term “plant medicine” has come to be associated with psychedelics like mushrooms and ayahuasca, which are increasingly documented to provide mental and emotional relief to users. But according to a recent analysis from Kew Gardens in the United Kingdom, there are over 28,000 other plants currently being used as medicine…

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Chaga Mushroom: This Unusual Tree Fungus is a Medicinal Powerhouse – May 19, 2017

The mysterious Chaga mushroom (Inonotus obliquus) is a non-toxic, medicinal mycelium with a propensity for birch bark. If you were to spot it while roaming through a birch forest in the Northern hemisphere, you’d probably assume (based on its rather unappealing appearance), that it was some kind of tree infection. But Chaga is a whole…

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9 Secrets Of The World’s Longest Living People – May 19, 2017

What is the secret to longevity, and why do some people attain it while others don’t? Is it sheer luck, or are there some key factors at play here? Are we all born with the same potential to live a long and healthy life or is that determined solely by genetics? Interestingly, it seems as…

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