“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” ~Lao Tzu
Several months ago I received a call on my cell from a number I didn’t recognize. Usually I let such calls go to voice mail but for some reason I picked it up. A friendly raspy voice alleging to be Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. requested to speak to me. At first I thought it was a hoax.
The story of Sunni militants from the Islamic State ordering all girls and women aged 11 to 46 in the Mosul region to undergo female genital mutilation has gone viral after a UN report on the matter. However, new doubt is being cast on the claims.
Speaking at a National Press Club event, Dr. Tom Frieden said, “Antimicrobial resistance is a big problem and it’s getting worse.” It’s a problem that costs lives as well as $20 billion in healthcare costs, he said.
“You just feel scared. Your academic bubble is popped, you feel unsure of yourself,” says the 22-year-old California native who graduated earlier this year from the University of Arizona with a degree in Optical Engineering.
Barring some kind of advanced alien technology, there will soon be nothing that can clean up the toxic mess we are making of our planting fields. Even as we speak, the FDA and EPA areabout to approve the use of 2,4-D chemicals on American fields, even though it has been linked to developmental and neurological health problems, among other environmental damage.
While there is a man in Bolivia said to be the oldest living person in the world, at 123 years of age, a village in China is boasting ages far older than the global average, and few suffer from any health problems. Scientists believe the secret is in their diet, which actually includes lots of hempseed.
There are persistent differences in self-reported subjective well-being across U.S. metropolitan areas, and residents of declining cities appear less happy than other Americans. Newer residents of these cities appear to be as unhappy as longer term residents, and yet some people continue to move to these areas.
Are microwaves a benign bastion of convenience or a sinister contributor to biological and nutritional damage? A growing percentage of people are now heeding the advice of holistic health experts and disposing of their microwaves due to the dangers of microwaved food.
Adam Heenan, a Ph.D. candidate in the Clinical Psychology, has found that exercise and relaxation activities literally change the way people perceive the world, altering their perception so that they view the environment in a less threatening, less negative way. For people with mood andanxiety disorders, this is an important breakthrough.