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17 Signs You Are a Natural Energy Healer (Without Even Realizing It)

Generally speaking, an energy healer is a person who uses holistic approaches to assist people in becoming naturally healthy individuals they are …

Wisdom is a Matter of Both Heart and Mind

<b>The fluctuations of your heartbeat may affect your wisdom, according to new research from the University of Waterloo.</b><p>The study suggests that heart …

Is the Brain’s Awareness of the World All or Nothing?

We often think of consciousness as binary: you’re either fully aware of something, or you’re not.<p>Yet according to a team of cognitive neuroscientists …

Consciousness

Quit Your Job + Build a Successful Business

“Currently doing the stuff most people just talk about doing…” In this week’s interview digital nomad & location rebel Sean Ogle (@seanogle) tells us …

Entrepreneurship

Antimatter changed physics, and the discovery of antimemories could revolutionise neuroscience

One of the most intriguing physics discoveries of the last century was the existence of antimatter, material that exists as the “mirror image” of …

Cannabis: Mental, Physical and Spiritual Benefits – Part 2/4

By Wes Annac, Culture of Awareness<p>(Continued from part 1)<p>By conjoining both sides of the Autonomic Nervous System, cannabis ‘enhances’ both sides of …

Cannabis

Mystery object slams into Jupiter

<b>(CNN) —</b> In case you missed it, the largest planet in our solar system was struck by a foreign object.<p>Videos emerged this week of an object apparently hitting Jupiter. The footage shows a quick flash on the right side of the planet as an object seemingly makes impact.<p>Amateur astronomer Gerrit …

Astronomy

How to Make Zhug, the Yemenite Hot Sauce You'll Want to Put on Everything

Last week, when I wrote about my recipe for <i>phat phrik khing</i>, I tried my absolute darnedest to convince you that a good mortar and pestle belongs in the arsenal of any home cook. It will actually extract more flavor from herbs and spices than a food processor or blender ever can, producing chili …

How to Use Self-Care for a Brighter, Less Stressful Life

<b>“The time to relax is when you don't have time for it.” ~Sydney Harris</b><p>I was working myself into the ground and I knew it. Balancing a full-time job, …

Mindfulness

7 bad speaking habits that turn people off immediately

Speaker and author Julian Treasure gave a popular TED Talk in 2014 that explained how anyone can speak effectively, whether in a conversation or in front of a crowd.<p>How well you influence others, he said, is as much about you do say as what you <i>don't</i>.<p>Here are the bad habits you need to avoid if you …

How Happy Brains Respond to Negative Things

cienpiesnf/Dollar Photo ClubYou drop a glass while making breakfast. You get stuck in traffic on your way to work. Your boss yells at you for being …

Psychology

Here's Another Reason to Binge-Drink Coffee

Go forth and drink as much of that black gold as you want, says one Harvard scientist.<p>We've talked before about how drinking boatloads of coffee …

The Ectomorph Workout Program: Building Muscle for the 'Skinny Guy'

When it's game time, are you usually the last one picked? Are you often referred to as the "skinny guy?" Can you eat massive amounts of food and …

The Real Reason Why We Kiss With Our Eyes Closed

Psychologists solved the mystery<p>After conducting a study on vision and tactile sensory experience (commonly known as the sense of touch), psychologists at the University of London's Royal Holloway have come to a conclusion about why people kiss with their eyes closed. Contrary to popular belief, it …

His stress is not like her stress

Muscles tighten, the heart pounds and nausea takes hold: In the face of sudden stress, men and women respond alike. But when threats, scares or …

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Liquid Media: Hawaii Design and Marketing

Our servers are hosted and maintained by Liquid Web. Hosting costs are billed anually at in the first week of the year, we like to keep it simple, …

Why Should You Meditate?

Meditation has been gaining incredible momentum in recent years. Perhaps you've been wanting to try meditation but feel hesitant. This is understandable considering the fact that we place so much emphasis on <i>producing more</i>, and <i>working more</i>. We often hear from people comments such as, "I'd love to …

Breatharianism: Science Examines People Who Claim Not To Eat & Here’s What They Found

Breathariansim refers to the practice of sustaining oneself without the need for food. This concept is not new; in fact, for thousands of years, …

How to Master Microsoft Office Word

Microsoft Word is easily the biggest, most popular word processing program available, but it does a lot more than just edit text and TPS reports. If …

The Mind-Reading Hormone: Your Brain's Key to Empathy

The worst time to ask your boss for a raise is when she's having a bad day, giving reason to tune in to her mood, but it's all too easy to …

What Makes Us Conscious?

Do you think that the machine you are reading this story on, right now, has a feeling of “what it is like” to be in its state?<p>What about a pet dog? …

Brain Connectivity Varies Between Men and Women

Researchers at University of Pennsylvania have discovered fundamental differences between the neural wiring of the male and female brain. The human …

How to understand Lord Krishna?

<b>By Sri Nandanandana dasa (Stephen Knapp)</b><p>Sometimes people say that they want to see God, or that God is not perceivable. And this is confirmed in the …

5 Valid Reasons You Should NEVER Eat Tilapia Again

Tilapia has become the ubiquitous fish in America today. It’s cheap, not “fishy” tasting, boneless and skinless, and is hard to mess up by …

29 Delicious Grain Bowls That Make Dinner a No-Brainer

We get it: At first, a "grain bowl" doesn’t sound like the most exciting dinner option. But if you look beyond the image of tasteless “macrobiotic …

How Your Brain Reacts To Change

What drives our behavior during moments of change and how best to handle it.<p>Dealing with change can be incredibly unsettling, especially in the workplace. But understanding the neuroscience behind our behavior–how and why our brains work the way they do–offers insight into just what’s happening in …

Why We Act Irrationally: A Harvard Psychologist Reveals the One Word That Drives Our Senseless Habits

It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen Langer and her research team at Harvard University were about to conduct a …

This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It

Breaking all your tasks into quadrants can help you become more strategic about how you work.<p>For many of us, work can feel like a never-ending cycle of long meetings, overflowing inboxes, and urgent demands. No matter how fast we go or how hard we work, there’s far more to do every day than there …

The enormous power of the unconscious brain

A lot of the things we do in everyday life don’t need to involve our conscious mind. In many cases, the more we use it, the less effective we become.<p>If you don’t think the act of stacking and shuffling a set of cups could boggle your mind, watch the video below. In it, neuroscientist David Eagleman …

Consciousness