Archive for Skills, Health, Religion & Psychology

Procrastination – What is it good for?

An insight by comedian and screenwriter Andi Osho.

Alternatives to Sitting Meditation

No longer the sole province of the hemp-swathed sprouting enthusiast, meditation's popularity has exploded across our collective faces...

What Are You Complaining About?

For most people it is habitual to complain and groan about situations they are not in agreement with, says Chuck Spezzano of 'Psychology of Vision'.

Preparedness Skills That Everyone Should Know

People used to be skilled in creating much out of little, doing things with their hands, skilled in survival.

The 5 Most Important Influences for Good Health

The importance of five aspects linked to maintaining a healthy body - by Karen Foster, published on Prevent Disease on November 4, 2015.

Modern Life Destroys Survival Instincts

explains Daisy Luther in The Organic Prepper on October 13, 2015

Colouring Books Not Just For Kids

Adult colouring has become a thing — and with good reason, says Laine Bergeson at Discovery News on October 20, 2015.

Hair-raising Dangerous Manipulative Ad

Exposed by Carolyn Gregoire in The Huffington Post on September 17, 2015

All Nighter Emergency

Scientific approach on how to survive a day at work after a night out or one of tossing and turning.

Our Bodies Constantly Surrounded by 84,000 Chemicals

... and only 1% have been tested, writes environment editor Reynard Loki on Alternet on July 4, 2015

Awareness Does Not Need a Body or a Mind to Know Itself

Rupert Spira, artist and non-duality teacher, speaks on Body-Mind.

The Immune System: Bacterial Infection

An animated video by 'In a Nutshell' - in wonder on the complexities, efficiencies and workings of our immune system.

Brain Freeze

If you've ever wondered why ...

You’re Supposed To…

Even our all-knowing super team was surprised about some of these...

How To Stay Cool in Bed

Many of our readers are enjoying a mostly very hot summer, but you folks down-under will have to wait!

There Are No Mistakes

CNN and TIME called Oprah Winfrey "arguably the world's most powerful woman."

What’s Gluten All About?

All you ever wanted to know about Gluten - hilariously depicted and easily understood in this TED video of June 2, 2015.

Disease Is A Form Of Disharmony (updated)

Bill Thomson interviews Dr. Mitchell Gaynor, Director of Medical Oncology and Integrative Medicine at the Strang-Cornell Cancer Prevention Center in New York, USA. Published in [...]

100+ Coconut Oil Uses

Because of its many health benefits – among them boosting the immune system and metabolism – nowadays coconut oil is being used by many more people and not only in South Asia [...]

The Truth About Poo

Annalisa Barbieri writes in The Guardian on May 19, 2015 that we are doing it wrong.

The Organic Effect

What Happens When You Switch To Organic Food?

Unacceptable Levels

"To be healthy requires an effort." Internationally acclaimed documentary is a step toward making that effort and reclaiming health.

Super Quick Peeling of Potatoes

Watch a clever innovative way of peeling potatoes right here.

The Easy Way to a Peeled Hard Boiled Egg

For your remaining Easter eggs: a clever and simple solution!

Sonic Reiki: Sound Healing for the 21st Century

In this video, Fernando Vossa explains and demonstrates how Sonic Reiki with corresponding geometric light heals the body.

The Capacity for Wonder

Thomas Hill, Professor of Psychology at the University of Warwick, writes in Psychology Today on February 26, 2015.

Nine Other Uses for Beer

You probably didn't know, did ya?

Menstrupedia

Menstrual health advocate Aditi Gupta and husband Tuhin Paul discuss their innovative comic book, 'Menstrupedia' at TEDxBangalore.

‘Eating Healthy’ a Mental Disorder?

Jefferey Jaxon writes in Natural Society on February 18, 2015 about the latest mad buzzword, 'orthorexia nervosa'.

Alarming Truth About What We Eat

Think you eat only healthy, unprocessed foods? Think again. Joanna Blythman went undercover and discovered that even your fruit salad is not what it seems. Published in The [...]

Help Fight Local Warming

On TED, Yossi Vardi, legendary community-builder, connector and prankster, delivers a careful lecture on the dangers of blogging. Specifically, for men. And tongue-in-cheek.

The Ultimate Way to Organise Your Fridge

Julie R. Thomson reports in The Huffington Post on September 30, 2014.

Origins Of Everyday Words and Customs

There are words in the English language that we use often without any idea how a particular word evolved. Here's some information of the origins of some of our strange customs.

Be Present: Living in the Moment Really Does Make People Happier

Ian Sample writes in The Guardian that psychologists have found that people are distracted from the task at hand nearly half the time, and this daydreaming consistently makes them [...]

What Happens Before the Body Dies

A highly sensitively video showing a person's body preparing for the final breath.

Halloween: Candy for 2,2 Billion Dollars’ Worth

Inimitable John Oliver (English political satirist and comedian) takes on the sugar industry on HBO's Last Week Tonight - just in time for tricks and treats come Halloween.

You Asked: Is Meditation Really Worth It?

Markham Heid writes in TIME Magazine on October 8, 2014.

The Healing Power of Food

Dr. Terry Wahls speaks about her incredible healing journey at TEDxIowaCity

Herbs and Food Can Kill Superbugs

J. D. Heyes of Natural News lists herbs and foods you can easily have on hand at home to nip physical imbalances in the bud.

How to Open a Banana

Some vital information: how to peel a banana like a monkey...

Shopping Traps

Exposing several tricks used by stores to entice consumers to spend more – based on a report by Sean Poulter in the Daily Mail on 15 April 2014

How to Cut Tomatoes Like a Ninja

Great cooking and kitchen tip...

The Giraffe Test

This test is helpful to ascertain your present mental state, in particular for the senior citizens among us.

Arm-Screen Test

How you sit in front of your computer can make a huge difference to your health and appearance.

All About Eggs

Eggs have been part of man’s food chain for thousands of years.

Corporations Control Almost Everything You Buy

Kaiyum found this chart and explains what it is showing and its implications.

Food: For the Body or the Soul?

A look at the vital connection between eating and meditation.

Potato Chips

Who doesn’t like those crunchy, salty, fried snacks?