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ADHD Not a Real Disease, Says Leading Neuroscientist

ADHD Not a Real Disease, Says Leading Neuroscientist













Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
Waking Times

One of the world’s leading pediatric neuroscientists, Dr. Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D, recently stated publicly that Attention Deficit/Hyper-Activity Disorder (ADHD) is not ‘a real disease,’ and warned of the dangers of giving psycho-stimulant medications to children.

Speaking to the Observer, Dr. Perry … More

April 2, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Cancer, Diabetes, Arthritis & Hypertension Can be Reversed Naturally

Cancer, Diabetes, Arthritis & Hypertension Can be Reversed Naturally













Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

Despite the medical model which relies on pharmaceutical intervention for every known illness, there are well over one hundred common diseases that can be reversed naturally. That’s the difference between treatment for profit and healing for wellness. Arthritis (both rheumatoid and osteo) diabetes (both … More

March 4, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Can Yoga for Kids Reduce Violence?

Can Yoga for Kids Reduce Violence?













Kimaya Singh, Guest
Waking Times

With the recent spate of mass shootings, people have begun to ask what it will take to reduce violence, especially among kids or in places where they spend time. We know that violence does not just occur in random places sparked by uncertain things. It … More

February 7, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Top 5 Tips for a Naturally Healthy Winter

Top 5 Tips for a Naturally Healthy Winter













Alex Redmond, Contributor
Waking Times

It’s that time of year for making snowmen and snug duvet days watching your favourite films. Unfortunately this time of year is not always merry-making and fun, it’s also the season of colds, flu and general ill health. The good news is there are really … More

January 15, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More
How to Tap Into the Healing Abilities of Your Chakras

How to Tap Into the Healing Abilities of Your Chakras













Anna Hunt, Staff Writer
Waking Times

The human energetic body, also referred to as the pranic sheath or astral body, is an intricate network of 72,000 nadis that facilitate the movement of prana, the vital energy of the human body. The nadis, also referred to as astral tubes, astral nerves … More

December 3, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
The Role of Toxins in Spiritual Advancement

The Role of Toxins in Spiritual Advancement













Christina Sarich, Staff
Waking Times

It is your birthright to grow spiritually. You will mature spiritually even if you try not to, since all experience, whether labeled ‘good’ or ‘bad’ facilitates our return to spirit. Practices like Yoga, Tai Chi, Qi-Gong, and other esoteric wisdom aim at expediting our growth … More

November 9, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Karma Yoga

Karma Yoga













Soren Dreier, Guest
Waking Times

I haven’t been writing that much lately. I decided to go stealth for a bit.

So I contemplated a while under the Bougainvillea.

Sometimes the best way to plug-in into the vastness of the universe is to go introvert, which pretty much could support … More

September 14, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
You Are Not a Master – Yet

You Are Not a Master – Yet













Christina Sarich, Staff Writer
Waking Times

“You are not a being, you are a trembling — a continuous hectic activity. Patanjali’s asanas, postures, are concerned not really with any kind of physiological training, but an inner training of being, just to be — without doing anything, without any movement, without More

August 24, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Relaxation Response Practice Like Deep Breathing or Meditation Found to Alter Genes

Relaxation Response Practice Like Deep Breathing or Meditation Found to Alter Genes













Christina Sarich, Staff Writer
Waking Times

The well known and once Harvard doctor Herbert Benson who coined the term ‘relaxation response’ has been providing insightful research to explain what seekers and adepts have known for centuries, namely that practices which induce ‘deep rest’ like prayer, meditation, yoga, biofeedback, … More

August 20, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
7 Ways Yoga Can Help You Lose Weight

7 Ways Yoga Can Help You Lose Weight













Erin Schumacher, Guest
Waking Times

When you think of yoga do you think of sitting cross-legged in a yoga studio chanting ‘om’ for 60 minutes? When I think of yoga, I think of sweating, intensity, breathing heavy, a toned-body and weight-loss!

There are many types of yoga and the style … More

August 10, 2013 | By | Reply More
Yoga as Integrative Medicine: Why Health Care Professionals Should Offer It

Yoga as Integrative Medicine: Why Health Care Professionals Should Offer It













Ginger Garner, Guest
Waking Times

In a 2002 study of people with chronic heart disease, more than 80% of patients used integrative medicine. (1)  Patients cited numerous benefits to the use of integrative medicine, including maintaining better health and sleep, boosting self-esteem, hope, and peaceful mind, and reducing anxiety, stress, … More

July 25, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
You Are Greater Than You Think

You Are Greater Than You Think













Erin Schumacher, Guest
Waking Times

What if you started re-programming your mind with positive thoughts every time you looked into the mirror?

How many of us look in the mirror daily and think something self-depreciating along the lines of:

“Ugh, is that another wrinkle?”
“Look how big my nose is!”… More

June 26, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Awaken Your Soul And Find Your Purpose

Awaken Your Soul And Find Your Purpose













Sharon Chayra, The Shaman’s Well
Waking Times

A wise man once said that though we may travel our earth path alone, we carry with us ghosts. Ghosts of loved ones, ghosts of those that have passed, as well as ghosts of thought such as worry, obsession, regret, sorrow and challenge. … More

June 26, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Creating a Sacred Space at Home

Creating a Sacred Space at Home













Trinity Bourne, Openhand Contributor
Waking Times

Creating a sacred space is like giving yourself a loving embrace from the cosmos. It’s a way of both loving ourselves and honouring the divinity that flows through all things. Our personal sacred space can be like a sanctuary to help us realign with More

June 22, 2013 | By | 2 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
The Mind Blowing Power of Mantra Yoga

The Mind Blowing Power of Mantra Yoga













Christina Sarich, Staff
Waking Times

Mantra yoga goes hand in hand with the Vedic sciences as well as Tantra, but it has been practiced in many forms by multiple cultures throughout the world. Gregorian chants are also a form of mantra, meant to elevate the consciousness. The Vedas (Rig More

May 27, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
The Vagus Nerve and the Healing Promise of The Sudarshan Kriya

The Vagus Nerve and the Healing Promise of The Sudarshan Kriya













Frank Huguenard, Staff Writer
Waking Times

At the center of our bodies resides a long, sinewy nerve that extends all the way from our medullas down through our chests to beyond our stomachs. This nerve, known as the Vagus Nerve, happens to be at a most fascinating intersection, not … More

May 20, 2013 | By | 39 Replies More
A New Look at the Five Rites of Rejuvenation

A New Look at the Five Rites of Rejuvenation













James Borges, Borderlands
Waking Times

The Five Rites are a form of simple stretches that among many things stimulate the gland of the body to increase in vitality and stamina. The Rites are not rigorous exercises. The Five Rites are simple postures that activate the body’s nervous system on the … More

May 18, 2013 | By | 8 Replies More
The Spiritual Eye: How to Decalcify & Activate Your Pineal Gland

The Spiritual Eye: How to Decalcify & Activate Your Pineal Gland













Christina Sarich, Contributor
Waking Times

This article will presume you have a basic knowledge of the pineal gland, an important endocrine gland that is said to be the seat of enlightenment. If you need to back up a little and inform yourself more about what the pineal gland is, … More

May 16, 2013 | By | 48 Replies More
Yoga, Tai Chi and Meditation – Foundations for Wellness

Yoga, Tai Chi and Meditation – Foundations for Wellness













Anna Hunt, Staff Writer
Waking Times

No longer do the Eastern practices of yoga, tai chi and meditation remain esoteric mysteries to us Westerners. Eccentric gurus living in secluded ashrams and mountain-side dojos have passed on their secrets to worldly students. Ancient texts have been translated into multiple languages, analyzed … More

May 14, 2013 | By | 5 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

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