Archive for May, 2013

Synesthesia: A Multidimensional Blur of the Senses

Synesthesia: A Multidimensional Blur of the Senses

Christina Sarich, Staff Writer Waking Times Imagine biting into an apple and seeing the color purple, or smelling the salt of the ocean as the touch of a lover’s hand on the small of your back. These types of experiences are called synesthesia: the occurrence of concomitant sensation is a fascinating blend of the five […]

Surging Disinformation Analysts Commenting On Your Favorite Websites To Emotionalize and Antagonize

Surging Disinformation Analysts Commenting On Your Favorite Websites To Emotionalize and Antagonize

Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times Ever wonder why those same obnoxious, arrogant and infrequent users just happen to appear on the heels of very controversial posts like clock-work? They monitor, wait and then pounce of the same topics to emotionalize and antagonize legitimate users on social networking and thousands of other websites. Whether it […]

Before the Fall: Evidence for a Golden Age

Before the Fall: Evidence for a Golden Age

Steve Taylor, New Dawn Waking Times If you asked them what life was like in prehistoric times, most people would conjure up an image like the famous opening scenes of 2001: Space Odyssey – groups of hairy savages grunting and jumping around, foaming at the mouth with aggression as they bash each over the heads […]

By May 31, 2013 17 Comments Read More →
The Myth of Alternative Medicines

The Myth of Alternative Medicines

Tracy Kolenchuk, Guest Writer Waking Times The world seems to be divided on medicines… There are the medicines your doctor recommends, and ‘alternative’ medicines.  Doctors typically recommend ‘patent’ medicines (although they might not use that name). Some doctors promote ‘natural medicines’, others prefer ‘Chinese medicines’, others like ‘traditional’ medicines. It seems there are many different types […]

North Carolina Law Would Make It Illegal to Expose Monsanto

North Carolina Law Would Make It Illegal to Expose Monsanto

Will Potter, Green Is The New Red Waking Times Two million people in 52 countriesmarched against Monsanto last week in protest of genetically-modified food and in support of consumer choice. There’s international pressure on this GMO giant like never before. But proposed legislation in North Carolina would make it illegal for whistleblowers to expose how Monsanto […]

An MD’s Perspective On How To Avoid, Treat And Reverse Diabetes

An MD’s Perspective On How To Avoid, Treat And Reverse Diabetes

Dr. Russell M. Jaffe, MD, PhD, Green Med Info Waking Times Diabetes matters. One in three children born today is projected to develop the condition, based on current trends.[i] This condition already afflicts over a quarter of a billion people worldwide, including 25 million Americans. Within the U.S., insulin resistance and prediabetes (also known as metabolic syndrome and […]

Synchronicity & The Mystery of Chance

Synchronicity & The Mystery of Chance

Peter A. Jordan, Strange Mag Waking Times At some time or another it’s happened to all of us. There’s that certain number that pops up wherever you go. Hotel rooms, airline terminals, street addresses — its haunting presence cannot be escaped. Or, you’re in your car, absently humming a song. You turn on the radio. […]

So, Your Spiritual Awakening Cost You Some Friends

So, Your Spiritual Awakening Cost You Some Friends

Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest Writer Waking Times Have you noticed a change in your relationships with other people lately?  Is it sometimes difficult or awkward to talk to others about spiritual topics?  Do you, at times, feel alone in your beliefs?   Have you lost contact with any long time friends recently?  You are not alone! […]

By May 30, 2013 11 Comments Read More →
Genes Are Not The Problem, It’s The Food Genius

Genes Are Not The Problem, It’s The Food Genius

Karen Foster, Prevent Disease Waking Times Two-thirds of disease would vanish if society could revert to the way it did certain things just 100 years ago. The emphasis on faulty genes is misplaced and a misguided attempt to cast blame on a culture that has lost its way in terms of survival. Genes are not […]

Cleansing the Internal Organs: A Comparison Between The Methods of Yogis and Qi Gong Masters

Cleansing the Internal Organs: A Comparison Between The Methods of Yogis and Qi Gong Masters

Christina Sarich, Staff Writer Waking Times Looking at Qi vs Prana It is possible that each of these subtle energies are quite similar but some practitioners disagree. Qi, Chi, or Prana are not the only names of the fine, rather than gross, life force energies, however.  It is also called kundalini energy, as well as […]

7 Ways to Reduce Your Blood Pressure, Naturally!

7 Ways to Reduce Your Blood Pressure, Naturally!

Erin Schumcher, Guest Waking Times High blood pressure causes no symptoms until complications develop, hence it is known as the ‘silent killer.’ There are many possible causes of high blood pressure: cigarette smoking, stress, obesity, high sodium intake, and excessive use of stimulants like coffee, tea or drugs. And chances are, if you are reading […]

Better than Wheatgrass: Raw Veggie Juice and Sprouts

Better than Wheatgrass: Raw Veggie Juice and Sprouts

Dr. Mercola Waking Times If you want to improve your nutrition and are itching to grow your own food, sprouts are an ideal choice. Virtually all sprouted seeds and grains fall in the “superfood” category, and they’re really easy to grow, even if you don’t have a lot of space or an outdoor garden. But […]

How To Inspire Environmental Responsibility When Walmart Dumps Tons of Poisons Illegally

How To Inspire Environmental Responsibility When Walmart Dumps Tons of Poisons Illegally

Christina Sarich, Staff Writer Waking Times Walmart is one of the largest retailers in America, employing millions with minimum-wage jobs, and offering cheap goods and services from a Big Box corporate model. In a six-count offense confession, they have pleaded guilty to dumping chlorine, ammonium sulfate, fertilizers, pesticides, and other toxic chemicals into the local […]

The Missing Dimension of the Education Debate

The Missing Dimension of the Education Debate

Patricia Jennings, Guest Waking Times The national debate on how to improve our education system is very vibrant and visible these days. It focuses on salient issues like testing, teacher pay and job security in a difficult economy, and other mounting stresses on teachers and students. Half of new teachers to leave the profession in […]

Superweeds Spreading at Warp Speed

Superweeds Spreading at Warp Speed

Linda Wells, Pesticide Action Network Waking Times The near-exponential spread of herbicide-resistant “superweeds” across U.S. farmland is reminding us all that no matter how much the Big 6 pesticide corporations invest in research and development, they can’t outsmart Mother Nature. In just the past two years, the number of fields with glyphosate-resistant weeds has doubled. Farmers reported these […]

By May 29, 2013 6 Comments Read More →
Hospitals Love To Serve Overcooked GMO Slop To Sick Patients

Hospitals Love To Serve Overcooked GMO Slop To Sick Patients

Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease Waking Times Unless you’ve experienced a very acute injury requiring life-saving emergency medical attention, most hospital stays are not conducive environments for healing, especially relating to nutritional support. Hospital food is almost unpalatable and from the perspective of nutrient density and optimal nourishment of which patients require the highest levels, the […]

Top US Brand of Children’s Vitamins Contains Aspartame, GMOs, & Other Hazardous Chemicals

Top US Brand of Children’s Vitamins Contains Aspartame, GMOs, & Other Hazardous Chemicals

Sayer Ji, Green Med Info Waking Times The #1 Children’s Vitamin Brand in the US contains ingredients that most parents would never intentionally expose their children to, so why aren’t more opting for healthier alternatives? Kids vitamins are supposed to be healthy, right? Well then, what’s going on with Flintstones Vitamins, which proudly claims to be […]

Four Aspects of Self Realization

Four Aspects of Self Realization

Colin Bondi, Contributor Waking Times What is the goal of the path of Self Discovery? Self Realization. The realization of our true nature, who and what we truly are, in reality. And just what is that? Well uh um ah…….I don’t know. Which is why we have to explore this for ourselves personally if we […]

What Is A Shaman? A Visionary, A Doctor Of The Soul, And A Bridge To Spirit

What Is A Shaman? A Visionary, A Doctor Of The Soul, And A Bridge To Spirit

The Shaman’s Well Waking Times Shamanism has been practiced for millenia in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia. Research by Michael Harner and others has shown great similarity in the practices and traditions between them all. In this post we’ll give a little history on shamanism and then outline some different points of what […]

Is Outrage Over the Monsanto Protection Act a Turning Point for the Food Movement?

Is Outrage Over the Monsanto Protection Act a Turning Point for the Food Movement?

Michele Simon, Guest Waking Times  In March, when I first wrote about how the biotech rider—called the Monsanto Protection Act by its vocal opponents—undercut the constitutional concept of separation of powers, it seemed hardly anyone (other than the usual advocacy groups) was paying attention. But then a lot of people got mad, really mad. Within a few […]

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