Sharon Chayra, The Shaman’s Well
In a span of nearly half a century, I’ve said a number of goodbyes. Some to friends I never saw beyond kindergarten and to others when my extended stay in England was complete.
There were the polite goodbyes with employers for whom … More
Heidi Stevenson, Guest
Big Pharma’s corruption goes back decades. Wyeth’s attempt in 1979 to find a way to make it difficult or impossible to track batches of vaccine when something goes wrong—like when children die—clarifies that there’s nothing new about their willingness to cover up the massive harms … More
Steven Handel, Guest
The purpose of thinking is to understand our world as best as possible. Our minds have evolved to think so that we can better adapt to our environment and make smarter decisions on how to survive and live.
At a biological level, our thoughts are … More
Dr. Marianna Pochelli, Prevent Disease
The single most prescribed drugs in the world are for pain. Popular anti-inflammatory drugs increase the risk of heart attack and cardiovascular disease. However, natural equivalents used in Ayurvedic medicine are not only more effective and reducing long-term pain, but they carry no … More
Jess Hunter-Bowman, Guest
After 40 years of failing to stem the drug trade, there’s a global conversation about new approaches.
As Manuel, a Colombian farmer, showed me his peppercorn crops ravaged by the defoliant sprayed in a futile effort to kill his neighbor’s drug crops, he explained why … More
Karen Lambert, Guest
I have Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFS/CFIDS/ME) and HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS, idiopathic CD lymphocytopenia. With these two clinical diagnoses, I believe that makes me living proof that the AIDS-like CFS/ME is transmissible, something that the medical establishment seems unable to admit or to acknowledge. … More
Alternative Medicine Zone
Would you like to create your very own backyard pharmacy by growing medicinal plants?
There’s no better way to use whatever extra space you have at home than to create a garden space where you can grow medicinal plants.
In fact, even if … More
Stefanie Spear, Guest
“Enough is enough,” said Michael Bishop during our phone conversation Saturday morning after he found out TransCanada and its vendor, Michels, are planning to dig up buried pipe, part of the 485-mile southern segment of the Keystone XL pipeline, on his property in the east … More
Amy B. Scher, Purpose Fairy
Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without. ~Gautama Buddha
You know exactly how it feels, but do you know how to fix it? Being overwhelmed is part habit, part addiction and the rest simply not knowing how to do things … More
Steve Taylor, New Dawn
I’m six years old, in the car with my parents and brother, travelling back from our annual two week holiday in Conwy, North Wales. It’s dark and the journey seems to take forever. I lie in the back seat, watching the orange streetlights and
Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
Many of us have grown up drinking tap water without thinking twice about it. The availability of potable drinking water is a cornerstone of developed countries. Many developing, or third-world, countries often provide inadequate access to drinkable water, and the water from the tap … More
Chris Bourne, Openhand Contributor
Due to disruptive nature of society, it’s probably the case that with most, the lower self is separated from higher spiritual awareness at a pretty early age. Whether it be the programmed and conditioning behaviours of our parents, excito-toxins in our food or the … More
Christina Sarich, Staff Writer
When former service men that have battled in Iraq start to encourage people to organize against the very same government that they once fought far, it gets some attention. Adam Kokesh, a once US Marine and veteran who has been organizing against the … More
Andrew Collins, New Dawn
Angels are something we associate with beautiful Pre-Raphaelite and renaissance paintings, carved statues accompanying gothic architecture and supernatural beings who intervene in our lives at times of trouble. For the last 2000 years this has been the stereotypical image fostered by the Christian Church… More
Christina Sarich, Staff Writer
Sometimes called Mon-satan, there is a reason that people are up in arms about Monsanto, more than any other Big Pharma company. Monsanto is to be dealt with swiftly – more than Dow Chemical, more than Syngenta, more than the hundreds of other companies … More
Rick D., Eat Local Grown
The Farmers Market is a great place to bring your kids for so many reasons! The Farmers Market allows you to provide your family with wholesome, healthy food while supporting your local community at the same time.
Here’s the reality- Family farmers need … More
Josh Richardson, Prevent Disease
Our world of duality is slowly changing. More of us are seeing each other for who we are and why we’re here. Every aspect of our lives revolves around how we think and feel about ourselves and those around us. If we understand what … More