Joshua Obamuyiwa

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Psychedelic Drugs and the Nature of Personality Change

Psychedelic drugs have been popularly referred to as “mind-expanding.” Some recent research suggests that psychedelic drugs, such as psilocybin and …

5 yoga poses guaranteed to engage your child in the practice

Parents, we hear you. Getting your child to sit still is never an easy task. But one yoga instructor is showing it's possible to do just that, and more.<p>Pilar Salazar has been doing yoga for the past 14 years, and teaching her own classes for half of those. The Costa Rican native honed her craft at …

5 Reasons You Should Start Eating (Yes, Eating) Coconut Oil

So, you've finally broken down and purchased yourself a jar of coconut oil. But why are you supposed to be into it again?<p>"Coconut oil...is a type of fat that is actually utilized by the body to make energy," said clinical nutritionist Ariane Hundt. "Unlike other saturated fats, coconut oil is not …

8 Foods That Will Give You Glowing Skin (No. 2 Surprised Us)

My best kept secret in getting that dewy look is by oiling my skin both internally and externally. By doing this a few nights a week, you will keep …

Skin Care

The real reason cocaine, heroin and marijuana are illegal has nothing to do with addiction

The history of drug criminalization in America is a history of social panics rooted in racism and xenophobia<p>Looking out at the trail of devastation and death that the heroin epidemic has left in its wake, it’s hard to imagine that not long ago one could purchase the drug from a Sears …

Are Young People Really More Open to Polyamory or Do We Just Like to Cheat?

Some have said hookup culture is muddying the waters of what it means to be in a monogamous relationship. But is that necessarily true?<p>"We live in the generation of not being in love, and not being together. But it sure feels like we're together, 'cause we're scared to see each other with somebody …

9 Body-Positive Books You Need to Read BEFORE You Diet

We’re pretty well into the new year now, so if you’re still dragging your feet on that “feel healthier” New Year’s resolution, chances are you might need a little inspiration. But where to turn? Most major fitness and health reads, blogs and magazines tend to come with a side order of body shaming, …

Fitness

Ultra-Effective Butt Exercises That Aren't Squats

No shade to squats, but you can only drop it so many times until your body gets too used to the exercise. "If you keep doing the same exercise over and over, you'll keep working [your body] the same way—which will limit you from developing those targeted muscles," says Brad Schoenfeld, author of …

Six Scientifically Supported Ways to Crush Procrastination

Procrastination is something that <i>everyone</i> deals with. It’s hard to place too much blame on ourselves though, as the internet offers an unlimited …

Procrastination

Guide to Meditation

What if there was a mental exercise you could do that would increase your brain size, make your thinking more efficient, reduce your anxiety levels, …

The complete guide to never quitting anything again

The truth is, most people can become good at almost anything.<p>However, most of us quit before we reach the finish line. Why?<p>“The most intimate digital technology festival on the planet”CNBC liked TNW Conference that muchFIND OUT WHY<p>Frustration and lack of persistency is one of the biggest reasons …

Missing film producer who disappeared owing £45m ' betrayed' friends

Film producer Felix Vossen is at the centre of an international manhunt after disappearing and leaving his British investors facing ruin<p>With a multi-million pound fraud, a manhunt and a cast of characters including a financier and his blonde model girlfriend it has all the ingredients for a box …

These Women Defy The Stereotype That Yogis Only Come in One Shape and Size

Yoga is touted as being for everyone, but in my humble opinion as a teacher, we still have some major work to do on our image. Funny enough, the active yoga that we know today was originally created for young Indian men (no women allowed) as a form of calisthenics and way to burn off …