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 … More

May 31, 2013 | By | 7 Replies More
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 … More

May 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
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 … More

May 31, 2013 | By | 17 Replies 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 … More

May 31, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
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 … More

May 31, 2013 | By | 18 Replies More
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 More

May 31, 2013 | By | Reply More
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. … More

May 30, 2013 | By | 28 Replies More
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 … More

May 30, 2013 | By | 11 Replies 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 … More

May 30, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
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 … More

May 30, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
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 … More

May 30, 2013 | By | 7 Replies More
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 … More

May 30, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
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 … More

May 29, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
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 … More

May 29, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
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 … More

May 29, 2013 | By | 6 Replies 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 … More

May 29, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
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 More

May 29, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
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 … More

May 28, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
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 … More

May 28, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
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 … More

May 28, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More

Must Watch Videos

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields













Kevin Samson, Guest
Waking Times

Neuroscience has come under scrutiny for its involvement in an array of mind control initiatives and other ethically questionable research. But at least one neuroscientist from Sweden has gone on record to caution against the increasing dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on human beings … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
On the Eve of Construction

On the Eve of Construction













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

I love the sound of construction. I always have. Not the industrial sound from the kind of massive, offensive structures made with other-worldly looking machines, but the intentional, gentle kind. Small structures going up, improvements on homes, road repairs, even tending to gardens whether … More

April 13, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
5 Videos Showing How Fracking Can Make Water Flammable

5 Videos Showing How Fracking Can Make Water Flammable













Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
Waking Times

Public awareness of the risks and dangers of hydraulic gas-fracturing, or Fracking, is growing daily, but not nearly as fast as the practice itself is. Across the world, fracking is creating a massive new energy boom and investors are pouring money into energy companies … More

April 8, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More

Activism Works

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry

6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry













Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet
Waking Times

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—”forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry

13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry













Heather Callaghan & Jeffrey Green, Guests
Waking Times

A major shift in the consciousness of food consumers is forcing the industry into a competitive race to become more natural.  The market is telling food producers that they no longer want so-called factory food because of its many harmful effects on … More

March 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken

American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

You may be aware that bees are dying in large numbers across the globe, courtesy of the ever-increasing presence of toxins in our environment. But did you know that the monarch butterfly is also becoming endangered, and for the same reason?

As reported by the New More

March 22, 2014 | By | Reply More