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5 Existential Questions with Two Possible Answers (and Both Are Terrifying)

By | 2018-06-10T20:10:23+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Existential questions have tortured human minds for millennia. Who are we? Where do we come from? What is the purpose of our existence? If you are a deep thinker, you have probably asked yourself these and other existential questions. We are the only species on Earth that wonders about its own existence. Unfortunately, these queries [...]

Spiritual Wisdom Comes with Understanding These 6 Uncomfortable Truths

By | 2018-06-14T23:20:56+00:00 June 15th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

There are different types of wisdom which influence and guide us through our daily lives. Many of us are familiar with these levels of learning. However, spiritual wisdom may take time and huge amounts of effort to understand. I’m sure you’ve heard people talk about the differences between wisdom and intellect. There are also variances [...]

How to Perform Chakra Balancing Meditation to Awaken Your Body’s Spiritual Centers

By | 2018-05-17T14:45:45+00:00 June 2nd, 2018|Categories: Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Our chakras are energy centers in our body where the spiritual energies and physical energies meet. Sometimes these energy centers can become blocked or overactive. To restore balance to your chakras, try this chakra balancing meditation. It will leave you peaceful, energized and connected. Before we talk about performing chakra balancing meditation, let's have [...]

5 Mind Control Techniques Used by the Media to Evoke the Worst in Us

By | 2018-04-25T22:27:56+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , |

When you think of mind control techniques, do you envisage some shady government agent in an unknown location, using dodgy methods for evil manipulation? It appears that this is quite a common first reaction. The truth, in fact, is a lot more subtle, and disturbing. The mass media have been long using various mind control [...]

How Solar Storms Affect Human Consciousness and Wellbeing

By | 2018-03-24T12:32:08+00:00 March 24th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Human Brain, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , , |

You may be surprised to learn that solar storms can affect your emotional health and consciousness. However, scientific studies confirm the link between solar activity and our physical and emotional wellbeing. A solar storm or eruption is a massive explosion in the Sun's atmosphere, which can release even more than 6 × 1025 J of [...]

What Is Psychological Repression and How It Secretly Affects You and Your Health

By | 2018-03-12T21:18:10+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Categories: Personality, Psychology & Mental Health, Self-Knowledge & Personality Tests|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Psychological repression is a defense mechanism in which we unconsciously push away painful or traumatic memories, thoughts or desires. This also includes aggressive or sexual urges. We repress these unpleasant thoughts and memories so that we can lead a relatively normal life. Psychological repression is an unconscious act. If we consciously push distressing thoughts to [...]

What Is Transcendental Meditation and How It Can Change Your Life

By | 2018-02-01T22:58:53+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , , |

Suddenly everybody is talking about Transcendental Meditation. Again! Just when it seemed nothing could be holding for this practice except the 60’s love and peace clichés, from a time when hippie trails opened to India and The Beatles versed up their White Album from an ashram in the Himalayas, of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi- the [...]

The Stoned Ape Theory Offers an Unconventional View of Human Evolution

By | 2018-01-16T20:10:43+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Stoned Ape Theory was founded by none other than the American author, lecturer, ethnobotanist and psychonaut Terence Kemp McKenna. Before we discuss the Stoned Ape Theory itself, let’s talk about its author. Terence McKenna was born on November 16, 1946, and died on April 3, 2000. He had a hobby of fossil hunting in [...]