Positive Innovations In Depression Treatment: Racemic Ketamine

People of different ages are living with depression. According to the World Health Organization, over 264 million people worldwide live with depression, and most of these are women. In 2019, 18.5% of adults were recorded as having depression, with about 3% of these dealing with severe symptoms. Depression is common among teenagers, with at least 20% of teenagers living with symptoms. Unfortunately, only 30% of these get treatment. A 2009 study by Scottye J. Cash, Ph.D. and Jeffrey A. Bridge, Ph.D. found a definite correlation between teenager suicide and depression.

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Jennifer Madsen is an experienced freelance writer with a background in health and wellness. When not working she loves to travel and especially enjoys lakeside and seaside locations.

 

3 Unique Therapies for Mind and Body Wellness

For many of us, cultivating wellness of both body and mind is a crucial part of modern life. But it’s not always an easy process, and outside assistance may be necessary, especially for those who are living with some type of mental health condition like depression or an anxiety disorder. 

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Beau Peters is a creative professional with a lifetime of experience in service and care. As a manager, he's learned a slew of tricks of the trade that he enjoys sharing with others who have the same passion and dedication that he brings to his work. When he is not writing, he enjoys reading and trying new things. See more of Beau's pieces on his Contently profile

Magic Mushrooms: Health Benefits of the Latest Superfood

While mushrooms are grown and have been consumed worldwide for centuries, people are now opening up to different fungus species called magic mushrooms. Also known as shrooms, magic mushrooms are the most potent organic psychedelics. They are becoming popular for their numerous health benefits, earning them the tag of being a ‘superfood.’

Are you wondering how magic mushrooms can benefit your health? If yes, you’ve reached the right place. Let’s find out everything you must know about shrooms and their therapeutic properties.  

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Physical and Emotional Benefits of Human Touch

The human touch is one that has literally been a subconscious part of us since we have been in existence. As a matter of fact, it is practically impossible to not come in physical contact with people, especially if you are in close proximity to them. 

The sensation of human touch is used for various purposes including attracting attention or just for the very reason that touching is ingrained into our subconscious.

There are various angles or aspects to touch but one that stands out is its effect on physical relationships and emotions. 

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The Psychology of the Mystic ...

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“One of the elders used to say: In the beginning when we got together we used to talk about something that was good for our souls, and we went up and up, and ascended even to heaven. But now we get together and spend our time in criticizing everything, and we drag one another down into the abyss.”    ~Thomas Merton, The Wisdom of the Desert, LXI, p.78

 

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Dr. Laura Basha is an organizational psychologist, writer, and artist. 

She is the Founder and Creator of WhiteBird Rising, a resource and guide for the transformational lifestyle. For over 35 years she worked with thousands of international clientele, using a principle-based paradigm of well-being, catalyzing an awakening in people to their authentic self-expression, creativity, and power. Her latest book, All Is Chosen, a beautiful handmade art piece, is a compilation of her life’s work, and can be viewed along with her other writings, videos, and artwork, at www.whitebirdrising.com

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04/30/2021
People of different ages are living with depression. According to the World Health Organization, over 264 million people worldwide live with depression, and most of these are women. In 2019, 18.... read more
Man sitting on dock watching mountain lake view.
12/01/2020
For many of us, cultivating wellness of both body and mind is a crucial part of modern life. But it’s not always an easy process, and outside assistance may be necessary, especially for those who are... read more
A mushroom glowing in the night on a mossy rock
11/17/2020
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While mushrooms are grown and have been consumed worldwide for centuries, people are now opening up to different fungus species called magic mushrooms. Also known as shrooms, magic mushrooms are the... read more
Black and white shot of two hands gently touching fingertips
02/06/2020
Anonymous (not verified)
The human touch is one that has literally been a subconscious part of us since we have been in existence. As a matter of fact, it is practically impossible to not come in physical contact with people... read more
hazy sunset over San Francisco Bay
10/05/2014
“One of the elders used to say: In the beginning when we got together we used to talk about something that was good for our souls, and we went up and up, and ascended even to heaven. But now we... read more
Man in dim lighting looking sad.
04/30/2021
People of different ages are living with depression. According to the World Health Organization, over 264 million people worldwide live with depression, and most of these are women. In 2019, 18.... read more
Man sitting on dock watching mountain lake view.
12/01/2020
For many of us, cultivating wellness of both body and mind is a crucial part of modern life. But it’s not always an easy process, and outside assistance may be necessary, especially for those who are... read more
A mushroom glowing in the night on a mossy rock
11/17/2020
Anonymous (not verified)
While mushrooms are grown and have been consumed worldwide for centuries, people are now opening up to different fungus species called magic mushrooms. Also known as shrooms, magic mushrooms are the... read more
Black and white shot of two hands gently touching fingertips
02/06/2020
Anonymous (not verified)
The human touch is one that has literally been a subconscious part of us since we have been in existence. As a matter of fact, it is practically impossible to not come in physical contact with people... read more
hazy sunset over San Francisco Bay
10/05/2014
“One of the elders used to say: In the beginning when we got together we used to talk about something that was good for our souls, and we went up and up, and ascended even to heaven. But now we... read more