The Touch Of Others Makes Us Who We Are
March 20, 2015 | Consciousness | J.Richardson
Not only does touch seem to signal trust and cooperation, it creates them. Our sense of touch does much more than help us navigate the world at our fingertips. It is becoming clear that touching each other plays a fundamental role in our lives. It isn't just a sentimental human indulgence, says Francis McGlone at Liverpool John Moores University, UK. "It is a biological necessity."
Honey on Tap Directly From Your Own Beehive
March 11, 2015 | Sustainability | A.McCarthy
A revolutionary beehive invention is making history, allowing you to harvest your own honey without opening a hive and with minimal disturbance to the bees. The crowd-funding campaign surpassed its goal in less than 10 minutes and will soon surpass $6 million.
Mindfulness Is More Effective Than Drugs For Both Anxiety and Depression
March 10, 2015 | Consciousness | M.Forrester
Mindfulness is "the intentional, accepting and non-judgemental focus of one's attention on the emotions, thoughts and sensations occurring in the present moment", which can be trained by a large extent in meditation practices. The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) published the results of a ground-breaking study that found that meditation appears to provide as much relief from some anxiety and depression symptoms as antidepressants.
16 Excuses To Transform Into Powerful Affirmations
March 9, 2015 | Consciousness | Editor
What would my life look like without these excuses and how would it feel? Dr. Wayne Dyer gives, self-help author, motivational and transformational speaker gives us insight into how to change our excuses into positive affirmations daily to see a change in your thoughts and intention.
Love Has No Labels Transcending All Judgement
March 5, 2015 | Consciousness | J.Richardson
While the vast majority of people consider themselves unprejudiced, many of us unintentionally make snap judgments about others based on what we see--whether it's race, age, gender, religion, sexuality, or disability. This may be a significant reason many people report they feel discriminated against. Subconscious prejudice--called "implicit bias"--has profound implications for how we view and interact with others who are different from us. It can hinder a person's ability to find a job, secure a loan, rent an apartment, or get a fair trial, perpetuating disparities in society. The Love Has No Labels campaign challenges us to open our eyes to our bias and prejudice and work to stop it in ourselves, our friends, our families, and our colleagues. Rethink your bias at lovehasnolabels.com.
We Still Live In A World Where Many Believe...
March 4, 2015 | Consciousness | M.Torres
The status quo is reality. People don't question the existing state of affairs, especially if it's been repeated enough times as the norm in the name of social, scientific and economic progress. But how do we define progress in our species? Through advancements in energy, economics, agriculture, technology? All of the above? What about advancements in Humanity?