Scientists find link between negative emotions and inflammation

Links between emotional states (like anger, anxiety, and depression), brain function and inflammation Photo credit: Philip Bitnar / Koukej Makak Production on Flickr (cc) Finally, scientists are closing in on the mind-body connection. In new groundbreaking research, they have discovered yet one more link between emotional states (like anger, anxiety, and depression), brain function and …

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America debuts an all marijuana cigarette and the Club of Hashish-Eaters

Celebstoner and The Cannabist announced on April 28, 2014, that 10-pack Cranfords Cannabis Cigarettes with 100 milligrams of THC are now available for sale in stores in Colorado. This isn’t the first time in history cannabis has made a major debut. Until mid nineteenth century, cannabis use remained quite secretive in Europe until the dawn …

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Scientific study proves frankincense fights inflammatory disease

Ph.D. student Olga Scherer from Jena University compares the resin of Boswellia trees from Africa (left) and India. Photo: Jan-Peter Kasper/FSU Frankincense resin which begins as a milky-white sticky liquid that flows from the trunk of the Boswellia tree when it’s injured, healing the tree’s wound, treasured by and named by the Frankish (French) Knights …

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Astrology Organizations 101: What are the major astrological organizations?

Hermes Trismegistus Wikipedia Besides taking classes, reading books and joining groups, there are national organizations that provide education and degrees in astrology, initiate research projects and provide grants. Some protect astrologer’s legal rights and have succeeded in changing laws restricting astrological studies and practice. All these organizations have newsletters, journals, libraries, conferences. They also are …

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Oracles 101: Where can I find the best free online oracles?

These online oracles are more than computer generated quips. They are insightful, supportive and encourage understanding and awareness. Enjoy these websites and let them help you on your journey! The Zap Oracle “The Zap Oracle,” written by Jonathan Zap, a high school English teacher, photographer, philosopher and author on human evolution and mythology, has created …

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Morse Code Day: Samuel Morse and how God inspired the telegraph

The telegraph divinely inspired Flickr: Matthew Boyle “7 Days of Shooting” April 27 is Morse Code Day, which commemorates the birthday of Samuel Morse, inventor of the Telegraph and Morse code. Morse was not only “the Father of American photography,? painted some of the most famous portraits and landscapes in America, invented the Telegraph and …

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Mindfulness meditation hits the medical community in New York (VIDEO)

Mindful Meditation Reduce Physician Burnout University of Rochester According to a report in today’s issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center found that training in mindfulness meditation and communication alleviated psychological distress and burnout experienced by physicians. The training also expanded a physician’s capacity …

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