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Studies Show That Creating Art Helps Cancer, Reduces Stress and Increases Brain Activity

We’re always hearing in the news about the profound effect that art can have on our well being.  Scientists have found various ways to utilize art in the medical fields and the world of the everyday.  For example, it has been shown that the creation of art can have positive effects in the treatment of cancer, and that perhaps taking your lunch break at an art museum can reduce work-related stress.

The newest word on the subject is a recent study published by the  Public Library of Science found that there was “a significant improvement in psychological resilience” among elderly participants in a class where they ‘did art,’ versus those who sat in on a verbal art class.

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Hempcrete: The Astounding Benefits of Using Hemp to Build Homes

If governments and corporations really wanted to help the environment and create more sustainable housing, I can guarantee you that the whole world would be using Hempcrete right now. Unfortunately, It seems that they are too concerned with keeping their very profitable system that they fear changing things.

Growing industrial hemp was illegal in the United States after 1970 because the industrial plant and marijuana were considered to be the same, when in fact they are different varieties of Cannabis. In recent years, some states have changed their laws, allowing farmers to start growing industrial hemp, which is used in everything from clothing to nutritional products to building materials. Oregon grower Cliff Thomason says growing and processing hemp was stymied because it was illegal, but now a knowledge base for best uses can grow, along with the plants.

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10 Powerful Steps To Forgiving Yourself

Knowing how to forgive yourself can be very challenging. Guilt is something that a lot of people struggle with for many different reasons, and if you know that you’ve done something you’re not proud of at some point in the past, there’s a chance that this is a feeling that you know only too well.

However, the good news is that it really doesn’t have to be this way. If you know how, you should find that you are able to use some key tips to let go of the past, and this should mean that you are able to live your life in a much better, and guilt free way without letting things that you cannot change take over your experience of the future.

These handy tips, which are easy to implement into your life, will help you to reclaim your life, and should mean that you are able to enjoy yourself again.

1. Know that you cannot change what has happened

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This Teacher Doesn’t Believe In Tests And Lets Kids Decide What They Learn

One question – where was she when I was in school?!

One school in Maine is a little different from others in the world. Instead of standardized tests and a Christian-centric holiday schedule, each classroom has its own library and every religious holiday is celebrated.

Classes choose which subjects they learn about and which books they read – and get this, they go through about 40 each year, far above the national average for most adults, let alone children.

All of this is due to the brilliance of one teacher, Nancie Atwell.

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Solid Matter Doesn’t Actually Exist; Everything is Energy, Here’s How:

Solid matter as we conventionally understand it does not exist in the universe. For all particles are merely vibrations of energy. Even the atoms that form objects and substances that we call solid are actually made up of 99.99999% space.

What we perceive as our physical material world, is really not physical or material at all, in fact, it is far from it. This has been proven time and time again by multiple Nobel Prize (among many other scientists around the world) winning physicists, one of them being Niels Bohr, a Danish Physicist who made significant contributions to understanding atomic structure and quantum theory.

“If quantum mechanics hasn’t profoundly shocked you, you haven’t understood it yet. Everything we call real is made of things that cannot be regarded as real.” – Niels Bohr

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Wildlife Has Started Thriving Inside The Chernobyl Exclusion Zone


The name itself conjures up images like the one below; pictures of desolate, abandoned and eerie landscapes devoid of any sort of life whatsoever.

The area surrounding the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant has indeed been devoid of at least one type of life – human – since 1986, when the famous Chernobyl disaster that killed 31 people and rendered the 1,000 square miles surrounding the region unfit for human life took place.

But in the absence of human life, other types of wildlife have been popping up…

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3 Reasons Why You Keep Manifesting the Same Problems

Have you had the experience of dealing with the same problem again and again?  Because the Law of Attraction governs our lives, our thoughts and feelings are what create our reality, and this includes our problems!  Sometimes we have a negative focus that has become so strong it causes us to attract the same problem repeatedly.

So, why might we have a negative focus like this? Below are three common habits that cause problems to repeat themselves through negative attention.  If you find you find yourself experiencing the same problem again and again, check to see if any of these behaviors are at play:

1. Talking or complaining about the problem: 

For many of us, this is the strongest reason why we attract problems repeatedly.  Most of us talk a lot, and we tend to tell the same story again and again.

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Deep Breathing Shifts Your Mood and Changes Your Brain Waves; Here’s How:

What if you could change your state of mind, just by changing your breathing?

A study on deep breathing [1] found that it made the participants more relaxed and that it affected the brain waves of the participants. This has implication beyond just lowered stress and increased well-being

The study used electroencephalogram (EEG) to measure the effect of deep breathing on the 16 participant’s brain waves.

The breathing lasted four to six minutes with six breaths per minute. The deep breaths consisted of four seconds of inhaling with the diaphragm, two seconds holding the breath and four seconds of exhaling.

The deep breathing increased the amount of alpha, theta and delta waves.

What does this mean, you might ask.

Normally we’re in the beta state. It is when your brain waves have a frequency of 16-31 Hz (per second). In the beta state we’re attentive, thinking actively and alert. It ranges from actively calm, to stressed out or mildly obsessive.

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How To Rapidly Expand Your Perception Without Using Psychedelics

“The door to the soul is unlocked; you do not need to please the doorkeeper, the door in front of you is yours, intended for you,  and the doorkeeper obeys when spoken to.” -Robert Bly

What if you found out there was a key that would enable you to open and close your doors of perception at will, void of psychedelics? What if you found out you not only held the key, but you were the key? Would you unlock the doors, or keep them shut?

Well, you are the key, and whether or not you choose to enter through the doors is a choice that, although invisible, is life changing. You are the vehicle for the trip, consider this but a mere travel summary.

And for a detailed itinerary?  Well, that can only be fetched by you -not the part of you reading this, but the altered dream state part of your consciousness that will travel beyond the doors of perception to the wildness of the world where there is a livingness to all things- as it can only be found in a place with exclusive access. A place where you can travel, but no one may follow -not even the conscious, waking state version of yourself scanning these very words.

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Forget Fillings – Here’s How To Heal Cavities Naturally

GFP: I was curious if there was any evidence to back this up, and I found this study.

The, perhaps aptly-titled, website www.hatedentists.com lists many reasons people hate visiting their dentist’s office. Many of those fears come to roost in such dreaded procedures as wisdom teeth removal and, the topic of today’s post, cavity filling.

But what if there were a natural, less invasive and painful way to fill those pesky craters in your chompers?

Read on, good people.

Eggshells – y’know, those things you throw away without hesitation – are actually quite useful for everything from cleaning water to relieving pain.

They’re also great for repairing bone damage – in other words, they can work wonders for repairing cavities.


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