Tantra

By Anand Rudra | True tantra

The Gift of Fear

We are deluded beings, weak and vulnerable. We are especially vulnerable to self-centered impulses that arise from our karmic continuum. It is no …

Buddhism

Quantum Physicists Discover the Soul Doesn’t Die – It Goes Back to the Universe

It turns out that the human brain could be similar to a “biological computer,” and that human consciousness may be like a program which is run by a …

Consciousness

Experiences in Childhood Can Alter Your DNA For The Rest of Your Life

It could even make you prone to illness.<p>Childhood is a defining period in anybody's life, but for many of us it seems those early life experiences …

Genetics

There Are Biophotons in the Brain. Is Something Light-Based Going On?

Over the last 100 years, scientists have realized, first in rats, that neurons in mammalian brains were capable of producing photons, or …

Neuroscience

Scientists Create Amazing Map that Charts 27 Distinct Human Emotions

If you took the whole spectrum of human emotion and tried to map it, what would it look like? What geometrical shape would it take? Or would it be …

Emotions

Harvard Scientists Prove That Meditation Literally Rebuilds The Brain’s Gray Matter

Test subjects taking part in an 8-week program of mindfulness meditation showed results that astonished even the most experienced neuroscientists at …

The Brain

Knowing the Stages of Neurological Development Can Make You a Better Parent

Don’t you wish you could predict your child’s behavior with 100% accuracy? Any realistic parent knows it’s an impossible daydream, but an appealing …

Parenting

You'll Never Look at a Banana The Same Way After Reading This!

Bananas contain three natural sugars – sucrose, fructose and glucose combined with fiber. A banana gives an instant, sustained and substantial boost …

Healthy Eating

Researchers: Depression may be a physical illness linked to inflammation

Physical Roots of Depression<p>Although current treatments for depression mostly focus on brain chemicals such as serotonin, scientists now think …

The Future

Without Emotional Intelligence, Mindfulness Doesn’t Work

Mindfulness has become the corporate fad <i>du jour</i>, a practice widely touted as a fast-track to better leadership. But we suspect that not all the benefits laid at its feet actually belong there. Our research and analysis has revealed a complicated relationship between mindfulness and executive …

Mindfulness

How Breathing Affects our Emotions, Memory, and Well-Being

Breathing is not just for oxygen; it’s now linked to brain function and behavior.<p>Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered for the first time …

The Brain

The Truth Behind Cancer that You Will Never Hear From Your Doctor

Noble prize Winner Dr. Otto H Warburg , who discovered the real cause of cancer, has found that the root cause of cancer is oxygen deficiency. Oxyhen …

Nutrition

Magick and Quantum Physics

Chaos Magick emerged at the end of an era whose Grand Narrative was Science and Progress. However, the ‘weird science’ narrative of Quantum Mechanics …

Quantum Mechanics

What is hedonism and how does it affect your health?

<i>This is the first article in our three-part series looking at hedonism and health. Today we look at what hedonism is (and is not), how it’s linked to</i> …

Happiness

Physicists Discover That Parallel Worlds Exist and Interact with Us

Quantum mechanics, though firmly tested, is so weird and anti-intuitive that famed physicist Richard Feynman once remarked, “I think I can safely say …

InterAct

The Concept of Schizophrenia Is Coming to an End – Here's Why

"The syndrome is already beginning to breakdown..."<p>The concept of schizophrenia is dying. Harried for decades by psychology, it now appears to have …

Research

Stop Calling It a 'Vagina'

For years, people – feminists included – have been using the wrong word to refer to female genitalia.<p>The other day I was sitting in an MA-level class on Gender and Queer Blah Blah and my young professor said, "The penis and the... [cautionary pause] the female genitals." My classmate immediately …

Feminism

Open Focus: How This Simple Practice Will Drastically Improve Your Life

Mindfulness is defined as an attention training, which can benefit health and general well-being. There is a lot scientific research confirming it. …

Mindfulness

Trust Your Vagina: Making a Case for the Compass Between Your Thighs

Author LiYana Silver explains why she thinks Cate Blanchett got it right and women ought to begin trusting their innate feminine genius and looking …

Cate Blanchett

Neuroplasticity and Exercise Will Keep Your Brain Young and Spry

Our poor brains.<p>From 25-years-old on, it's just one long downward spiral toward Age Related Cognitive Decline (ARCD). As Dr. Jack Lewis writes at The</i> …

The Anatomy of a Satisfying Side Stretch

Help even your stiffest students get the most from sidebends.<p>Sitting in a narrow, confined space, such as a plane seat, car seat, or office cubicle, …

Yoga

7 Steps to Master Chaturanga Dandasana

<b>Next in YOGAPEDIA</b> Modifications to help you find safe alignment in Chaturanga ><p><b>Chaturanga Dandasana</b><br>chaturanga = four limbs · danda = staff · asana = …

Yoga

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Let It All Go: 7 Poses to Release Trauma in the Body

Colleen Saidman Yee offers poses from her new memoir, <i>Yoga for Life</i>, to release anxiety and trauma from body parts that commonly hold it. Practice …

Yoga

A psychologist explains the limits of human compassion

Why do we ignore mass atrocities? It has to do with something called “psychic numbing.”<p>There are now 65.3 million people displaced from their homes worldwide, the United Nations reports. It’s an all-time high: likely the largest population of refugees and asylum seekers in human history.<p>Think about …

Psychology

11 Poses to Ignite Your Second Chakra and Spark Creativity

Unleash your creative potential with this hip-opening sequence that will ignite your second chakra. Feeling inspired by Mary Beth LaRue's sequence? …

Yoga