Sex, condoms and having ‘that’ chat with a new partner is being frankly discussed by several young people on video. Published by BBC.
A film based on young women in an Indian village who make sanitary pads has won an Oscar for best short documentary on the stigma around menstruation in rural India.
Entrepreneur Aditi Gupta created a comic book to help girls in India better understand their periods. Published on BBC on March 8, 2019.
It is the most ubiquitous pose in yoga. Interestingly, the ancient Chinese art and science of acupuncture can help explain why, writes Sara Calabro. Published on SOTT and GreenMedinfo on December 29, 2018.
Sound and silence have a direct, powerful influence on emotions. Here some hints how to establish life in healthy surroundings. Published in SOTT and drweil.com on November 16, 2018.
“There is a reason for every disease state. It is the body’s attempt at restoring balance,” writes Marco Torres. Published on Wake Up World, on July 31, 2018.
Who doesn’t know the feeling of an intense tiredness descending on one’s body – for example just after lunch? The head droops slightly, the eyelids struggle to remain open and the couch beckons! Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D., shows how naps can protect your health and boost your waking performance. Published in Psychology Today on May 7, 2018.
Meditation training programs can have measurable effects on how the brain functions even when someone is not actively meditating, writes Josh Richardson in Wake Up World on June 9, 2017.
Realising, to her horror, that meat is made from animals, five-year-old Zada tells her mother she’s a vegetarian. And her mind is made up. (video)
“My journey towards vegetarianism started 30 years ago for practical reasons, but the more I eschew animal products the better I feel about everything,” writes Michele Hanson in The Guardian on January 1, 2018.
Amanda Patterson’s (very) useful suggestions.
Substitute ‘damn’ every time you’re inclined to write ‘very;’ your editor will delete it and the writing will be just as it should be. ~Mark Twain
Your apps, search engines and social networks know hidden things about you that even your closest friends might not. To find out just how much, Sophia Smith Galer tries an interesting programme called the Data Detox. Published by BBC on November 13, 2017.
Studies show what happens to the human body when we walk barefoot, writes Arjun Walia in Collective Evolution on August 24, 2017.
An article by Ken Murray, MD, published in Zócalo; “How has it come to this – that doctors administer so much care that they wouldn’t want for themselves? The simple, or not-so-simple, answer is this: patients, doctors, and the system.”
While humans are reaching a longer lifespan, afflictions such a dementia and Alzheimer’s are also on the rise. Instead of separating old people from their families who feel they cannot cope with the burden of care, there is maybe another, more humane way than institutions. Video posted on BBC on July 11, 2017.
Protecting yourself from electro smog and EMF toxins from wifi, cellphones and computers that bombard our bodies is actually simple and very effective. Carolanne Wright writes in Wake-up World on December 9, 2016 – some illustrations added by Osho News.
What if we could improve the health and happiness of millions of people around the world? Dr. Neal Kassell and author John Grisham talk about Focused Ultrasound on TEDx Charlottesville, USA.
Josh Richardson in ‘Wake Up World’ elaborates about 20 sources of pain in the body that are each directly tied to specific emotional states. Published on February 26, 2016.
…can give you clues to your overall health. Jesse Alvarado of Healthy Holistic Living explains how to easily monitor your body’s well being. Published in SOTT on January 12, 2016.
Scientific approach on how to survive a day at work after a night out or one of tossing and turning.
An animated video by ‘In a Nutshell’ – in wonder on the complexities, efficiencies and workings of our immune system.
Many of our readers are enjoying a mostly very hot summer, but you folks down-under will have to wait!
All you ever wanted to know about Gluten – hilariously depicted and easily understood in this TED video of June 2, 2015.
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 Gong Sound Healing
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 where it is widely known since millennia.
“To be healthy requires an effort.” Internationally acclaimed documentary is a step toward making that effort and reclaiming health.
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 Guardian on February 21, 2015.
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.
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
Karen Foster of Prevent Disease presents twelve foods that most people don’t know are dyed or adulterated.