Buddha’s Influence

Buddha’s Influence Mindfulness & Meditation Author/Editor: Jennifer J. Lacelle  Date : August 19, 2021 The term mindfulness is becoming a huge buzz-word in the holistic health world. Anywhere from yoga, therapists or martial arts you’re bound to hear the word at least once. But what is mindfulness? To put it simply, it is the act of placing purposeful attention on things in our lives so we live in the present moment.  We do this without judging what happens, being open minded and kind to ourselves and others around us. We feel what is happening in our body, physical and emotional,...

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Health & Wealth

Health & Wealth Maslow’s Hierarchy on Becoming Ourselves Author/Editor : Jennifer J. Lacelle  Date : August 18, 2021 There are many things’ people do, or attempt doing, to try changing their lives. Some people grind themselves to the bone while others take classes on how to improve their lives. The real question is what drives us to be better, to become the ultimate versions of ourselves?   Abraham Maslow spun his theories about human nature and needs in a positive direction. His theory was defined in 1943, though some aspects have not been entirely proven. Each step in his theory must...

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A Case for the Magic Mushroom

A Case for the Magic Mushroom Author : Kelly Louiseize  Editor : Jennifer J. Lacelle  Date : August 3, 2021 A small case study administering psilocybin on people with depression has health clinicians’ hopeful in establishing it as a new form of treatment. In a six-week study at the Imperial College London’s Centre for Psychedelic Research experts undertook an exploratory, randomized, double-blind clinical study with 59 participants who suffered from depression.   Thirty were assigned psilocybin, the ingredient found in magic mushrooms, and the other 29 were provided with conventional antidepressants. Both groups underwent psychotherapy. Two doses of psilocybin at 25 mg...

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Kicking Polio Out

Kicking Polio Out Author : Kelly Louiseize  Editor : Jennifer J Lacelle  Date : July 7, 2021 In a world that saw 75,000 children infected with polio in the 1990s, new reports are surfacing indicating only two countries are left with afflicted children: Pakistan and Afghanistan.  In May of 2014, the WHO declared an emergency with the resurgence of the virus in Africa and Middle East. Currently, in the two countries still strongly affected, there are 56 positive cases, and 84 respectively, have been identified in children under five years of age.   The virus is very contagious and spreads through...

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