Anna Hunt – Driven by their passion for nature, this couple has done the impossible.
Michael Snyder – If Americans are so happy, then why do we consume so many prescriptions?
Christina Sarich – Maybe this is really how to handle the ‘drug war.’
Steven Maxwell – Further evidence that the war on Cannabis is erroneous and destructive.
Christina Sarich – This is one of the most important reasons to never consume MSG.
Video – What do we really know about addiction and how to cure it?
Michael Whitehouse – Prescribing drugs to individuals who don’t need them is fueling mass addiction.
Marco Torres – Hundreds of millions of people indulge in one of the most dangerous drugs which is sold right over the counter.
Sarah Landrum – So many of love that morning cup of java, but what does caffeine do to the brain and the mind?
Video – Can Internet overuse result in destructive behaviors? Here’s a short film that offers a glimpse into a correctional facility set up for young Internet addicts in China.
Kris Gunnars – Here are 10 disturbing similarities between sugar, junk food and abusive drugs.
Marco Torres – We have been led to believe that marijuana is a dangerous and addictive drug that destroys lives and is a far greater risk than other recreational drugs such as alcohol.
Video – Dr. Gabor Maté as he explains how ayahuasca works and how it can possibly cure addictions.
Jowita Bydlowskais – “People have this response that food addiction can’t be as bad as cocaine addiction partly because society doesn’t see overeating as a problem…”
Dylan Charles & Jeff Cook Waking Times “Every addiction arises from an unconscious refusal to face and move through your own pain. Every addiction starts with pain and ends with pain. Whatever the substance you are addicted to – alcohol, food, legal or illegal drugs, or a person – you are using something or somebody […]
April M. Short, AlterNet Waking Times A recent online course unraveled psychedelic science, medicine, art and spirituality. The problem with banning anything out of a fear of the unknown is that many unknowns will remain. Such is the story of many psychedelic drugs in the U.S. While the government has experimented with various psychedelic compounds […]
Heather Callaghan, Contributor Waking Times This is presented as alternative way of viewing addiction. One that does not wage war on the addict with shame and punishment from the so-called “War on Drugs.” Is addiction entirely due to genetic predisposition? That’s non-sense, according to Dr. Gabor Mate who wrote In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts, […]
Charles Eisenstein, The Fix Waking Times Instead of a moral failing or physiological malfunction, is addiction an adaptive response to circumstances? You’ve probably heard about those addiction studies with caged lab rats, in which the rats compulsively press the heroin dispensing lever again and again, even to the point of choosing it over food and […]
April M. Short, AlterNet Waking Times Psychedelics have the potential to treat cancers, addiction and psychological traumas. Despite the fact that the U.S. government deems many hallucinogenic or psychedelic substances to be dangerous, classifying them as Schedule I drugs with “no currently accepted medical use,” various scientists have dared to study their effects. What they’ve […]