LSD doesn’t just treat mental illness, ‘it could actually heal the brain’

We do a strange thing when talking about mental health. Any violent offender who commits a particularly heinous crime faces the possibility of being branded ‘mentally ill’. This term has become a go-to, catch-all phrase, and as a result it perpetuates an incredibly negative stereotype.

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LSD doesn’t just treat mental illness, ‘it could actually heal the brain’

Muse, The Brain Sensing Headband: Updated Product Review

Meditation has been shown to be a helpful addition to many therapies that treat various psychosocial conditions as well as just everyday stress. For many of us with our busy lives, meditation is a practice that does not come naturally nor do we feel like we have the time to allocate to the activity.

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The Year of Conquering Negative Thinking

Here’s a New Year’s challenge for the mind: Make this the year that you quiet all those negative thoughts swirling around your brain. All humans have a tendency to be a bit more like Eeyore than Tigger, to ruminate more on bad experiences than positive ones.

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A man who lives without 90% of his brain is challenging our concept of ‘consciousness’

Despite decades of research, our understanding of consciousness – being aware of one’s existence – is still pretty thin. We know that it’s somehow based in the brain, but then how can someone lose the majority of their neurons and still be aware of themselves and their surroundings?

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A man who lives without 90% of his brain is challenging our concept of ‘consciousness’