Trauma alters consciousness and it is no surprise that upwards of 70 percent of people with PTSD self-medicate to the point of addiction at some point in their lives. Many more use substances but do not become addicted. Substance use intersects both the natural human urge for inner exploration with the need to suppress unpleasant states. Plants […]
The philosopher Arthur Schopenhauer once wrote that ‘there is no absurdity so palpable but that it may be firmly planted in the human head if you only begin to inculcate it before the age of five’. He was right. This explains why the genre of woke children’s literature is thriving.
Salt Lake Mayor Erin Mendenhall said in a statement on Sunday: “While the full details of this incident are yet to be released as an investigation takes place, I will say that I am thankful this young boy is alive and no one else was injured.
There follows questioning that amounts almost to a general chat about politics: how both Serbs and Croats were, says Karadzic “in favour of a decentralised Bosnia consisting of three entities whereas the Muslim side wanted to have a unitary Bosnia”. I agreed with his analysis, but couldn’t resist an observation that “there’s a jump between […]
Now, the Worsleys have been searching for additional legal counsel and hoping on an appeal filed in Alabama’s legal system. Eboni said funds initially raised in the months after Sean’s arrest were dwindling. The couple was able to pay off medical and housing debts, afford initial counsel and pay for Eboni to move to Alabama […]
“Accountability is a key piece of justice, but it is not the only piece. You cannot double down on punishment at the expense of getting results,” Contra Costa County District Attorney Diana Becton said. “By increasing the number of offenses eligible for parole by over 100 percent, the only thing Prop 20 guarantees is that […]
‘In life you can look at the positive or negative in situations, I thank god for helping me see the positive in my experience. If I didn’t I don’t know how else I would of got through the pain, it’s truly indescribable.’
As a psychotherapist and a psychiatrist based in North Carolina and St. Louis respectively, we have a particularly unique perspective on the way that the virus has affected many lives. Quarantine and lockdown has meant our work has picked up to a frenzied pace. Since the end of March, we have been working from home […]
Whatever your fitness goal, you can achieve it the Ayurveda way! Sounds exciting? Surely, it can be. The widespread prevalence of urban lifestyle diseases exacerbated by the pandemic and an increasing awareness of the health benefits of a fitness regime has motivated many of us to incorporate a specific diet, exercise plan and other health […]
Ayahuasca can be dangerous, as it might increase the risk of having a manic episode in people with bipolar disorder or a family history of the disorder. And, excessive use can lead to serotonin syndrome, especially when used in conjunction with SSRIs. A few deaths due to the consumption of Ayahuasca have also been reported. […]