Psychedelic Found in Magic Mushrooms Spurs Growth of Neural Connections Lost in Depression, Landmark Study Finds

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The psychedelic drug psilocybin, a naturally occurring compound found in some mushrooms, has been studied as a potential treatment for depression for years. But exactly how it works in the brain and how long beneficial results might last is still unclear. Continue reading

Huge Contradictions in ‘Scientific’ Thinking Revealed: Theory of Evolution in no way Explains Origins of Life

Ask any scientist where life on our planet came from, and they’ll usually give you a one-word answer: “Evolution.” Immediately thereafter, they will usually give you a condescending look that also implies you’re an idiot for not knowing this “scientific fact” that everyone else has accepted as true. Continue reading

Easy Deep Breathing Techniques to Lower Your Stress Level in 10 Seconds a Day

Did You Know…you can overcome your body’s built-in stress response by using easy deep breathing techniques, an exercise that also produces a wealth of health benefits throughout your entire body?

A previous article on deep breathing, showed it was the single most powerful daily practice for advancing your health and well-being…which is breathing.

But the health benefits of deep breathing techniques are so important that a single article couldn’t possibly do it justice. Continue reading

How College Students Think They Are More Special than EVER

Study Reveals Rocketing Sense of Entitlement on U.S. Campuses

Books aside, if you asked a college freshman today who the Greatest Generation is, they might respond by pointing in a mirror.

Young people’s unprecedented level of self-infatuation was revealed in a new analysis of the American Freshman Survey, which has been asking students Continue reading

More People are Turning to Prayers to Help with Health Issues

When it comes to their health, more Americans are turning to a higher power.

A paper published in the May issue of the journal Psychology of Religion and Spirituality found that an increasing number of people are praying about their health.

In 2007, 49 percent of adults said they prayed about their health during the previous year. That number rose from 43 percent in 2002. The increase is part of a larger trend, researchers say, as only 14 percent of people said they had prayed about their health in 1999.

Researchers were unsure about what might be causing the increase in health-related prayer. Continue reading