The worse your workplace is, the more it creates a long term impact on your ability to cope with stress. You spend most of your day either at work or traveling to and from work, and when your workplace causes stress, it can lead to a host of regular, daily symptoms, including: Nausea before going […]
Sleep research shows that girls are more likely to remember dreams than boys Concerning dreaming there is a clear gender difference: girls remember the morning more often about what they have dreamed at night than boys. Researchers say that that this also has to do with the fact that that girls don’t quite sleep as […]
People living in cities run a higher risk of suffering from depression or an anxiety disorder. Researchers now have a possible explanation: An experiment showed a much stronger response to stress in the brain of city residents. Moving to the countryside sounds for many urban dwellers like relaxation, better air, less traffic noise and perhaps […]
What’s more fattening, candy or chips? Over a period of 20 years, researchers have accompanied more than 120,000 people on the search for the worst fattening foods. The ranking holds a surprise. It does not sound so dramatic: about 380 grams gained the participants of a large U.S. study on average per year. But as […]
More recently I have been looking for ways to reduce daily time spent on my practice consisting of sitting meditation (Vipassana) and yoga (asanas and pranayama). I learned about Buteyko from a friend who addresses his hyperventilation using this breathing method. At first sight the similarities between the Boteyko method and common practices of […]
Lucid dreaming, or the ability to become consciously aware of dreaming while in the dream state, has been proven since the late 1970’s. For years, lucid dreamers have discussed their lucid dream adventures of flying, interacting with dream figures, and influencing the dream landscape. But now, long-time lucid dreamer and author, Robert Waggoner, reports that […]
An ingredient used in Coca-Cola and Pepsi is a cancer risk and should be banned, an influential lobby group has claimed.
Thoughts and experience on a fruitarian diet. While the benefits of a fruitarian diet appear obvious, full adoption is not easy and may require an accompanying spiritual practice.
What exactly is Kyphosis and how can Yoga help? A brief excursion into the center of the human spine and the wonders of a ten thousand year old science of right living.