Japan's Naked Hermit: Would You If You Could?
78-year-old Masafumi Nagasaki is the sole resident of a tropical island located at the southern tip of Okinawa, Japan. He would rather obey the demands of nature than of another person, which is what led him to escape civilization and live on Sotobanari Island. We decided to go and find out exactly what kind of lifestyle he's leading, and why he chooses not to wear clothes.
New Study Challenges Common Assumptions about Consciousness and Death
According to a study published this week in the Journal of Resuscitation, nearly 40% of respondents reported some kind of ‘conscious awareness’ during the time that they were clinically dead.
Is Everything We Know About Nicotine Wrong?
new research has shown that nicotine may provide pain relief, grow new blood vessels, and help treat Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s Disease, depression, schizophrenia and address other mental and physical health problems.
Why We Need to Keep Social Media in Perspective
There are 5 reasons why we need to not take social media so seriously: People’s lack of inhibitions, the prevalence of trolls, how addictive it can become, the potential for FOMO and loneliness, and the increased likelihood of conflict to which it exposes us.
New Study Provides Compelling Evidence For the Healing Power of Exercise
While scientists, psychologists and health care professionals have long known about the connection between exercise and well-being, a new study published in the September 25th edition of Cell has uncovered the mechanisms that may underlie this link.
Is it Time to Legalize Psychedelics for Therapeutic Use?
There is quite an impressive body of hard scientific data being accumulated suggesting that psychedelic medicines might be able to help provide humanity with some healing solutions for mental health concerns including anxiety, depression, PTSD and more
Healthy Diet and Lifestyle Choices May Actually Re-Program Your Brain, According to a New Study
It is possible to alter the brain’s reaction to unhealthy foods through changes in diet and education, according to a new study published on Monday in Nutrition & Diabetes.
8 Ways to Stop Over-Thinking and Find Peace in the Present Moment
Many over-thinkers are lovely, intelligent, nurturing people who value relationships and care deeply for the people in their lives.
11 Ways to Live a Happier Life, According to a Psychologist
It appears that happiness has less to do with money than we might imagine, and more to do with the people around us, how we live our lives, the way spend our time, and how we perceive ourselves and understand our life experiences.
8 Ways Transformational Festivals Can Change Your Life and Change the World
A transformational festival is more than a music festival. Transformational festivals have the power to affect rapid change by healing us and our world.