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Riding the natural high of kinesthetic awareness and the increase of mental and bodily energy through pranayamic breathing, The Ice Guru, Wim Hof, has created his own rules and developed beyond a looping state of mind which has led to the experience of the life-enhancing benefits of immersion in subzero environments. Frigid conditions are a... / READ MORE /
While doing research for a writing project, I happened upon some inspiring thoughts that I’d like to share: thoughts on sickness and on healing. What follows are some of these words of wisdom, along with my reflections, and a few suggestions on how you might apply these notions in your daily lives. On sickness “All... / READ MORE /
Featured art by Douglas Hale Thought leaders such as Eckhart Tolle, Gregg Braden, Deepak Chopra, Michael Bernard Beckwith, and more, credit positive thinking as an integral factor to forming your reality, and enhancing your life experience. In today’s day and age, sometimes it’s hard to keep your chin up and focus on the positive, as we... / READ MORE /
Researchers from Boston University have figured out two areas of the brain which must be activated to ‘turbo charge” cognitive functioning. Two brain regions – the medial frontal and lateral prefrontal cortices – control most executive function. It was found that by synchronizing these areas of our grey matter, participants in a study experienced better,... / READ MORE /
by Charmaine Frapp of Tell My Tarot The way meditation is depicted in popular culture is misleading. Meditation is not all about finding a blank, thoughtless, blissful, untouchable, and empty inner sanctum. When people talk about meditating this way, it sounds like they are describing the mind of a zombie! Though sometimes meditating can bring... / READ MORE /
A school in Jonesboro, Arkansas, has joined many others in turning to an alternative method of discipline. The Success Achievement Academy has stopped using in-school suspension as punishment. Instead, the directors started using yoga as a means of helping students relieve stress and recognize responsibility for their actions. But does yoga instead of suspension work?... / READ MORE /
Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy? This is what Freddy Mercury was asking in Queen’s unforgettable Bohemian Rhapsody back in the 1970s. Truth to be told, all of us question whether the given reality is The Reality, is it the truth or is someone playing with us, and what is “truth” anyway?... / READ MORE /
Holotropic Breathwork is a term for inducing altered states of consciousness through breath, coined by the scientific researcher, Stanislav Grof. With over 50-years of ground-breaking work, and research on consciousness, and psychedelic states, his life’s mission has been dedicated to exploring the healing (and transformative) potential of “non-ordinary” states of being. Grof’s groundbreaking theories have... / READ MORE /
Featured art by Cameron Gray Psychedelics enlighten individuals and expose them to facets they might be withholding, consciously or otherwise. When you get high on psychedelics, your trip might be lovely and fun, but if your mindset becomes negative, such feelings may be originating from your own insecurity. Whether it’s thoughts or emotions that inhibit... / READ MORE /
Michael, Forrester, Prevent Disease Mindfulness-based teachings have shown benefits in everything from inflammatory disorders to central nervous system dysfunction and even cancer. Training groups in mindfulness has become a powerful tool in preventative intervention. Researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) are studying how cognitive therapy that uses mindfulness techniques serve as an alternative to... / READ MORE /
Featured art by Pilar Zeta The Middle Pillar ritual is a very powerful and effective magical exercise/ritual, which allows you to activate the five psychic centers within the Middle Pillar of the body. By affirming the Middle Pillar within our body’s Qabalistic Tree of Life, you can activate your aura and then draw down and circulate... / READ MORE /
The following song, “The Hypnotist” by Sisterlove is a hypnotic meditation set to soothing music to calm the soul, and expand the intuitive faculties of the mind. In listening to the 9:03 of this song, you will immediately feel a shift in consciousness, which in turn acts as a ripple effect in the waters of... / READ MORE /
Last week we began our new weekly series, which dives into the concept of practicing and cultivating Remote Viewing skills (see: How to Practice Remote Viewing). This week, we want to test the skills you’ve been tapping into with an exercise that will further strengthen your intuition, and challenge the “Eye Inside”. Testing Your Remote... / READ MORE /
If you watched the Netflix series Stranger Things, the idea of Remote Viewing (RV) may sound familiar. The infamous scene in Chapter Seven: The Bathtub shows protagonist Elle practicing Remote viewing (RV) in a make-shift sensory deprivation tank, in order to make contact with Will in the Upside Down. RV is the practice of seeking... / READ MORE /
Artwork by Android Jones This Yoga is wrapped in mysticism with its secret ceremonies and initiations. Learn about these secrets of Kriya Yoga. The Kriya yoga system consists of a number of levels of pranayama (breathing), mantra (reciting), and mudra (gestures) based on techniques intended to rapidly accelerate spiritual development and generate a profound state... / READ MORE /
It’s fascinating to consider just how many ancient teachings tell us that humans have the capacity to gain extraordinary powers through various techniques. Some of these techniques, known as siddhis in the yoga tradition (from the Sanskrit, meaning “perfection”), include meditation, static dancing, drumming, praying, fasting, psychedelics, and more. In Buddhism, for example, the existence of advanced... / READ MORE /
432Hz Schumann Resonance Meditation – For this meditation, wear headphones for optimal results!  The Schumann Resonance is a frequency of sound generated between the symbiotic relationship of our planet and the cosmos.  Many regard this frequency as rising in nature and benevolent to spiritual meditations as well as physical healing. The audio on this meditation... / READ MORE /