There is a moment in life most of us have to face – a role reversal between us and our parents once they reach a certain age. This is one of the biggest challenges both for the family and the caregivers. The parents, once the pillars of the family are now turning into complete strangers, rundown and behaving like children, their old age brings on the first signs of dementia. Some topics are hard to go through but they have to be raised – and this is a straight talk about aging in the family and parenting your parents.
Health is supposed to be at its peak while we are young. However, many young people suffer from recurring illnesses because they have a weak immune system. The good news is there are many things that can be done to boost the immune system, which reduce the chance of getting sick.
Breath… the essential element of life. It is the first thing we take when stepping into the world and leave while stepping out of it. In this span, we take zillions of breaths. But, during this time, do we ever realize its connection with the mind and body? Do we ever notice the influence of our thoughts and physiology on the breath? Do we ever think how changing the breathing pattern can do wonders for the mind, body, and soul? Yes, that is right. Learning the art of controlling the breath can be great in improving one’s overall well-being, and this can be done through Pranayama.
Do you enjoy preparing tasty dishes for your friends or do you simply use every chance to run away from kitchen duties? Whatever the case may be, some new studies will make you reconsider your perception of cooking.
What is the first thing on your mind when you hear the word oven? Some may think of their grandma who was a housewife and spent her entire life cooking and preparing food for their families. On the other hand, some will think about phenomenal, finger-licking dinner they’ve prepared for their friends last weekend, while others will just think of it as another boring obligation. Do you believe that cooking can mend a broken heart?
We all know that biking is great for the body, as it boosts cardiovascular health, builds strength, reduces body fat, and increases circulation. However, let us not forget that physical and mental health benefits are interwoven and mutually dependent. In fact, activities like biking can help you melt away stress, improve mood, and increase focus. While your muscles are engaged, the brain works as well and receives an instant chemical boost.
Bob Marley was a phenomenal man, helping to spur the awakening and enlightenment of individuals through his medium of music for many years. Though deceased, Mr. Marley has continued to inspire the World ever since his passing. In November 2014, Forbes Magazine listed Marley as number five on the list of highest-earning dead celebrities.
In the past two decades alone, Marley has sold more than 75 million albums, with more than 12 million copies of his best-selling reggae album ‘Legend’ being sold internationally, with several thousand new units sold every week.
Life isn’t about pleasing everyone who crosses your path. It isn’t meant to be lived doting upon everyone’s demands and expectations of you. Going through life this way will only serve to dampen your aura and lower your vibe. It will cause you to constantly feel on edge about things you might potentially do wrong, adding to levels of stress and anxiety.
So it’s no wonder that people who DO this to you, and make you feel this way, should be avoided at all costs. Granted, close friends and family who fall in this category is an argument best saved for later down the page. For now, let’s discuss the 8 toxic people to get rid of if you want any hope of becoming happier and more productive throughout the day.
Mushrooms and LSD help treat anxiety, depression, and addiction in much the same way. In fact, there is quite a lot of evidence that suggests these two psychedelic ingredients can help even more than just these three symptoms. Fear, a sense of loneliness, doubt, and unease also make the list, among others.
Mushrooms, in particular, contain a psychoactive compound known as psilocybin, a mood-altering substance that can promote feelings of euphoria and contentful peace. With this in mind, psychedelic plants may very well be ready for a medical comeback considering many Native American tribes and other native cultures have used psilocybin in their medical practice.
However, it is difficult to provide any clear research into such topics beings as the Federal Government places LSD and mushrooms into the category of Schedule 1 drugs along with marijuana, ecstasy, heroin, methaqualone, and peyote.