The constant hustle and bustle of city life can easily overwhelm us and pull us away from the present moment.
Humans are the only mammals that willingly delay sleep, according to the National Sleep Foundation.
And we all have our reasons — we’re busy, we’re anxious, we’ve got a big day to prepare for tomorrow.
But delaying sleep, or getting subpar sleep, poisons every other aspect of our functionality.
Restful sleep is associated with juiced creativity, better academic performance, stronger muscle development, lower risk of depression, steadier blood sugar, stronger heart health, curbing weight gain, faster memory recall, and it gives the brain a chance to flush out toxins.
Some say it’s as old as religion itself. Today, you’d recognize entheogens as a list of substances that could land you in hot legal water.
Who’s had it worse – a war veteran or a survivor of emotional abuse? A child who grew up in the cycle of poverty or a
The health industry in the Western world is one of the strongest profit machines ever invented. Thanks to Nixon’s 1973 Health Maintenance Organization act, doctors, health insurance companies, clinics, and hospitals could begin to function for profit…
And the diagnosis game was never the same.
Privatizing pharmaceuticals meant that emphasis was placed on treatment through more medication and less homeopathy. After all, you can’t charge incredible mark-ups on emotional self-care.
“Stay out of it” is pretty much the standard distillation of analysis regarding the prison industrial complex, at least according to most public school curricula.
Not bad advice, certainly.
But in the wake of the great informational tsunami that’s flooded the shores of the West these last few months, and in keeping with our commitment to participate in a capitalist word as consciously and ethically as we can, we can’t help but dig a little deeper into two key facts: