A Better Way to Stimulate The Brain: Isochronic TonesA Better Way to Stimulate The Brain: Isochronic Tones

What are isochronic tones?Isochronic tones are a very effective audio-based method of stimulating the brain. You may have heard of another method called binaural beats. Both of these methods are examples of a complex neurological process known as brainwave entrainment (pronounced: "ehn - TRAIN - mint"), which enables the use of audio or visual stimuli to affect the brain and help people with a variety of problems. To learn more about brainwave entrainment, click here.At its simplest level, an

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    April 06

    Cognitive behavioral therapy has been shown to be effective in treating chronic back pain, but it requires regular visits with a psychotherapist and can be expensive. A team from the University of Washington designed a study to determine whether mindfulness stress reduction—a technique that can be learned and practiced on one’s own—is as effective in relieving pain and restoring function as cognitive behavioral therapy or conventional treatment with drugs and physical therapy.The researchersFelix Wallace

    Study shows mind-body approaches better than pain relievers for sore backs
  • Qi Gong : The Ancient Art of Health and Energy

    November 26

    Everything is energy. This was a startling idea when I first heard it – but it seems to be a concept that is appearing more and more in mainstream consciousness. The movie “What the Bleep Do We Know” made the big ideas of quantum physics accessible to us non-physicists. More and more people are open to treating their health problems with acupuncture – which is about unblocking the energy in the body. And since Madonna came out as a “yogi” in 1999, yoga has become mainstream, with literallyErnest Osborne

    Qi Gong : The Ancient Art of Health and Energy
  • Religion in the Ancient World

    January 24

    Religion (from the Latin Religio, meaning 'restraint’, or Relegere, according to Cicero, meaning 'to repeat, to read again’, or, most likely, Religionem, to show respect for what is sacred) is an organized system of beliefs and practices revolving around, or leading to, a transcendent spiritual experience. There is no culture recorded in human history which has not practiced some form of religion.In ancient times, religion was indistinguishable from what is known as `mythology' in the presentDana Kreuzberg

    Religion in the Ancient World
  • The interplay between innovation, creativity, and consciousness – Innovation Excellence

    September 26

    by Janet SernackInnovation consulting can be a lonely place for a woman to play, especially in a conventional, male-oriented, and competitive marketplace like Melbourne is today. Making networking a key way of enhancing my intellectual, emotional and social capital, consciousness and creativity. Involving going out of my way to meet people with different business and life experiences, backgrounds and perspectives. Reflecting on my years of experience networking in a variety of diverse groupsDana Kreuzberg

    The interplay between innovation, creativity, and consciousness – Innovation Excellence
  • Magnesium is More Effective than Anti-Depressant Drugs, New Study Finds

    October 23

    A breakthrough nutritional study conducted at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont and published in PLoS ONE has found that just 248mg of magnesium per day leads to an astounding reversal of depression symptoms in study subjects.Science Daily reports:“New clinical research results show magnesium is effective at addressing symptoms and is safer and easier on the wallet than prescription therapies,”Natural News was saying this over a decade ago. Today, even mainstreamSamuel Carlson

    Magnesium is More Effective than Anti-Depressant Drugs, New Study Finds
  • Tui Na: The traditional Chinese massage technique to know

    November 08

    Along with acupuncture, usage of plants, calming gymnastics (tai chi or qi gong) and food, Tui Na also makes up one of the pillars of traditional Chinese medicine. The massage relaxes the body and mind, and its primary objective is therapeutic. It is used to prevent and treat physical or psychological problems.AT THE HEART OF THE CHINESE TRADITIONEverything is of Chinese origin, including masseuses who for the most part, are recruited directly into Chinese hospitals and healthcare networksJosephine Walton

    Tui Na: The traditional Chinese massage technique to know
  • Magicians of the Gods: An Interview with Graham Hancock

    June 21

    Author and theorist Graham Hancock has had a sizeable impact upon the popular understanding of humanity’s ancient past. His global 1995 bestseller Fingerprints of the Gods contended that some previously ancient but highly advanced civilisation existed in prehistory, one which served as the common progenitor civilisation to all subsequent known historical ones. Further books such as Keeper of Genesis (with Robert Bauval), Underworld (studying underwater ruins as evidence of lost civilisationsJerome Patton

    Magicians of the Gods: An Interview with Graham Hancock
  • Demi Moore drops shocking revelations about Ashton Kutcher, sexual assault and sobriety

    September 26

    Demi Moore’s new book, released Tuesday, includes several bombshell revelations, and has prompted a media tour that’s become a heart-wrenching walk down memory lane.Promoting her new memoir, “Inside Out,” the actress opened up in a series of interviews about shocking life experiences she revealed in her book, including being the victim of sexual assault, her turbulent years with ex-husband Ashton Kutcher and her spiral into alcohol and substance abuse.For the record: An earlier version of thisDana Kreuzberg

    Demi Moore drops shocking revelations about Ashton Kutcher, sexual assault and sobriety
  • Solve many optimization problems

    September 26

    One of the strengths of the SAS/IML language is its flexibility. Recently, a SAS programmer asked how to generalize a program in a previous article. The original program solved one optimization problem. The reader said that she wants to solve this type of problem 300 times, each time using a different set of parameters. Essentially, she wants to loop over a set of parameter values, solve the corresponding optimization problem, and save each solution to a data set.Yes, you can do this inDana Kreuzberg

    Solve many optimization problems
  • 10 Facts About PEMF Machines and What They Can Do For You

    September 26

    If you’re familiar with Oska Pulse, you may have read a thing or two about Pulsed Electromagnetic Field therapy (aka PEMF therapy). However, there’s still a lot you may have questions about—like how exactly PEMF machines work, their origin, and what types exist beyond Oska Pulse. So read on for some of these facts and more.1. PEMF machines work in conjunction with the body’s own recovery processes to relieve pain by restoring cells’ ability to function efficiently.Our skins, bones, and organsDana Kreuzberg

    10 Facts About PEMF Machines and What They Can Do For You
  • Science Created Factory Farming. Science Could End It.

    September 26

    Science Created Factory Farming. Science Could End It.Alternative meat companies like Beyond Meat and Impossible Burger could upend conventional agriculture by out-innovating itCredit: NurPhoto/Getty ImagesHumans have raised domesticated livestock for meat for millenia, but factory farming as we know it today — that is, raising poultry, pigs, or cattle in close quarters and under rigidly controlled conditions — is less than a century old. It was made possible by science and technology.AsDana Kreuzberg

    Science Created Factory Farming. Science Could End It.