Being healthy depends on how you define Health - what, when, where and how much. Think about your criteria for health. Is it to look, or to feel a certain way, or both and in that case, why? Even Health comes with a lot of cultural cliches and thinking that is not always healthy or … Continue reading Can One Be Healthy and Unhappy?
A hidden and ferocious type of suffering is a mental or physical pain that is stigmatized. It differs from any other pain in that it's not socially accepted to talk about, or feel. The person is left alone with the pain and the resulting self judgment. The feelings are most particularly associated with those we … Continue reading A Ferocious Suffering
At least seventy five percent of the food in supermarkets, even less at most schools and restaurants, is not what we call food at all, in the sense that it’s gene manipulated, pesticide saturated, and additive bloated. It's not very natural at all, not the animal foods either, and the basic rule for staying healthy … Continue reading What is (healthy) food?
Today, and the whole month of October is the official WHO Mental Health Awareness Day dedicated to de-stigmatizing mental health and raising awareness about this huge problem. Every 40 seconds someone succeeds in taking their lives. At the same time, mental illnesses are the biggest cause of disability and illness in the world. Depression alone is … Continue reading WHO Mental Health Day
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
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
We added a new introduction to the original blog you'll find below, in order to make more sense if you got here from our latest newsletter. We chose the wrong role model in building the world. The "king of beasts", lions, was a bad idea. So the colorful, charismatic, wealthy, high earning, loudest, biggest, fastest, … Continue reading Unburdening the Macho