Poppy Ruth Silver

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Freyja - Goddess of Abundance, Fertility and War

Freyja was the sister of the god Freyr, and was one of the Vanir, the Norse deities of earth and water that lived in Asgard. Venerated by women, …

A Bronze Age Burial Site Dating To 2000 BCE Has Been Discovered In Cornwall

The Cornish barrow was discovered by accident while taking geophysical surveys of the area.<p>A Bronze Age burial mound dating to 2000 BCE was recently …

7 Ways to Relieve Allergy and Asthma Symptoms Without Medication

Watery eyes, nasal congestion, sneezing, a runny nose: The symptoms of allergies, which occur when your immune system reacts abnormally to a foreign substance like pollen, are no fun. Neither is allergy-induced asthma, which is when allergens cause your airways become narrow and inflamed, as the …

9 Books To Read If You Have Depression & Just Need A Little Help Making It Through The Day

As someone who has lived with this mental illness for the better part of two decades, let me tell you: depression is the worst. You don't want to do …

Secrets Of Viking Crystal Sunstones Revealed By Modern Science

Mysterious crystal sunstones are mentioned in many Icelandic Sagas. Long considered mythological objects, there is reason to believe that <b>legendary</b> …

What Does Science Say About Flying and Fire Breathing Dragons?

Believe it or not, real-life flying and fire-breathing dragons are possible<p>You've probably been told dragons are mythical beasts. After all, a …

Zoology

When Does General Depression Become Clinical Depression?

<i>When does general depression become clinical depression? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by Jennifer Guttman, Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, GuttmanPsychology.com, on Quora:</b><p>I treat many …

Depression

Release Your Tight Jaw & Neck In 6 Feel-Good Steps

<i>Here at mbg, we believe that beauty is uniquely yours. In our video series Bare Your Beauty, we break down various techniques, rituals, and how-to’s</i> …

Freyr

Freyr (Old Norse for ‘Lord’, sometimes anglicised as Frey) is the main fertility god in Norse mythology, his connection with harvests, sun and rain, …

These 1923 Copyrighted Works Enter The Public Domain In 2019

For the first time in twenty years, as the Atlantic points out, a whole year's worth of copyrighted works will enter the public domain in the U.S. on …

Interview: Preclassic Maya

The genesis of Maya civilization in Mesoamerica was marked by an effervescence in the arts, the beginnings of their written language with glyphs, and …

Why days working from bed are key to my mental wellbeing

opinion<p>Fiona Thomas is a mental health blogger talking openly about depression and anxiety over at www.fionalikestoblog.com and tweeting …

How to Successfully Grow Basil: A Field Guide for Planting, Care, and Design on Gardenista

Plants & Seeds<p>Gardening 101: Basil<p>by Kendra Wilson<p>Urban Gardens<p>A Garden Gem: Purple Basil<p>by Janet Hall<p>Vegetables<p>Ask the Expert: How to Create a …

Sit Down and Get Comfortable for the Coolest Photography Links of the Week

As another great week rolls by us here in the world of photography, we find Toad Hollow Photography busy at it again looking for interesting links to …

7 of History’s Greatest Unsolved Mysteries

The world is full of mysteries. Some drive us to discover more about the world, just as archaeologists search for the roots of human civilization. …

How to ‘reboot’ your creative brain and refresh your focus in 15 minutes or less

In today’s information-obsessed world, our minds are in constant overdrive.<p>Your brain is a living, inventive, and rapidly renewing organ that needs …

Sharpen Your Creativity with Poetry

Writing poetry is a powerful way to sharpen our creativity, especially when you find yourself getting stuck in your writing. Because that’s when it’s …

RECENTLY DISCOVERED MAYAN PYRAMID CONFIRMED AS ONE OF THE LARGEST EVER SEEN

Researchers have confirmed that the Mayan pyramid excavated at the Acropolis of Toniná, Chiapas is one the largest pyramids ever discovered. …

Archaeology

Fear

What am I afraid of? You name it. There’s the existential fear of untimely death, or of sudden, unforeseen abandonment. Then there are the more banal …

How to Stop an Eye Twitch

It's common to experience an eye twitch once in a while. This symptom stems from an involuntary muscle spasm in the upper or lower eyelid. Most often …

Everything You Need To Do On Your Phone Before Taking A Trip

Taking a trip away from home can be good for the body and soul, but it also means you're going to be without the safety net of your home and office …

What You Need To Know About Persistent Depressive Disorder (PDD)

Depression is real.<p>April 15, 2018<p>Persistent Depressive Disorder (PDD) or also known as Dysthymia is a mood disorder that affects 3% of the population …

13 of the Scariest Things Ever To Be Caught on Trail Cameras

Trail cameras can help pattern deer movements, catch trespassers in the act, help to estimate wildlife population numbers and more, so it’s no wonder …

Where to Find Free Online Psychology Courses

Are you looking for a free online psychology class? There are a number of places to find these no-expense classes, which can be a great way to expand …

Psychology

8 Annoying Ways Your Body Changes After 40

Hot flashes, gray hair down there, and constant brain fog are frustrating—and totally normal.<p>1 Brain fog becomes an all-the-time thing<p>If you’ve been particularly forgetful lately or always seem to be looking for something you misplaced, don’t freak out and assume it’s early onset dementia. Becoming …

People With Depression Use Language Differently -- Here's How to Spot It

Scientists have long tried to pin down the exact relationship between depression and language, and technology is helping us get closer to a full …

Boy unearths treasure of the Danish king Bluetooth in Germany

Discovery by a 13-year-old and an amateur archaeologist leads to hoard linked to king who brought Christianity to Denmark<p>A 13-year-old boy and an amateur archaeologist have unearthed a “significant” trove in Germany which may have belonged to the Danish king Harald Bluetooth who brought …

Archaeology

Breathe With This Website to Calm Yourself Down

Take a deep breath...hold it...breathe out...now wait a sec before breathing in again. Bookmark QuietKit’s box breathing for a follow-along animation …

5 Essential Life Truths That Sound Depressing but Aren't

Lately, I've been reflecting on what I’ve learned and how my worldview has changed as a result of my years of treating patients and my knowledge of …