Mental Health Is Gut Health

The human gut is lined with over a 100 million nerve cells. 80% of the  information exchanged with the brain starts in the gut.  The main highway for this communication is the Vagus Nerve, referred to as the Yoga Nerve. It has long been known by aware Yoga teachers that many of their students get … Continue reading Mental Health Is Gut Health

Poor Kavanaugh, He Was Bullied to Do It

If the #MeToo movement changed the world in any way it was that it created listeners. It was finally time to listen. The abused who finally spoke up may have told someone previously, or tried to, but probably hadn't gotten enough support to make a difference, or change anything. Out of 700 rapes one year … Continue reading Poor Kavanaugh, He Was Bullied to Do It

Heal the Macho

I am trying to understand our belief system that keeps us identifying with predators, and for example calls one of the most violent animals known “the King of the Savannah.” Is that really a viable role model today? Why not call lions the "Brutal Killers of the Savannah", when the first thing Alfa males do … Continue reading Heal the Macho

A Culture of Predators

In my first of a series of 3 blogs - I explored the fact that we eat animals even if it’s immensely clear scientifically that it’s killing us and nature, leaving the Earth to a destiny of a dusty over-heated desert, a scenario well depicted in the movie Interstellar. Thankfully few doubt our human contribution … Continue reading A Culture of Predators

Animal Sourced Food is Toxic for Humans

Picture a chicken walking around gracefully with its grand feathers beaming, or a fish swirling in the sparkling water, or a cow looking at you with it’s big eyes. Now, if I tell you to kill it and rip it open with your teeth, would you want to do that, could you? Probably not as … Continue reading Animal Sourced Food is Toxic for Humans

Aromas to stop Anxiety, Insomnia and Aging

Does it surprise you to learn that aromas can heal? That they can change the morning blues to a morning in rouge? That they can reverse dementia and boost your sexuality?  But did you know that producers of aromas can use the power of fragrances to take advantage of consumers? The aroma of fresh coffee … Continue reading Aromas to stop Anxiety, Insomnia and Aging