Category: Health & Wellness

Forgiveness: A Pathway to Healing

What is forgiveness? And why do we have such a hard time forgiving? Perhaps it’s because we don’t truly grasp what it means to forgive. Focus on the Family’s Rose Sweet said, “Most of us assume that if we forgive our offenders, they are let off the hook — scot-free — and get to go about their merry ways while we unfairly suffer from their actions.” Of course, the offender doesn’t always get off “scot-free,” as he or she may have to face legal consequences and a loss of trust, since we do forgive but do not forget. But in truth, forgiveness isn’t really about the offender.

Study: Plant compounds may boost brain function in older adults

The same compounds that give plants and vegetables their vibrant colors might be able to bolster brain functioning in older adults, according to a recent study from the University of Georgia. The research from the department of psychology is the first to use fMRI technology to investigate how levels of those compounds affect brain activity and showed that study participants with lower levels had to rely on more brain power to complete memory-oriented tasks.

Heads Up, Couch Potatoes: TV Really Does Rot Your Brain

A new study suggests that a major fast-track toward cognitive decline is skipping the gym and sitting in front of the TV for hours and hours. In fact, those with the lowest physical activity and the most TV watching — even in their 20s and 30s — were twice as likely to score lowest among their peers on a series of brain power tests. Or, in other words, your mom was right: sitting around on the couch binging on Netflix does, in fact, appear to rot your brain.

RAND study concludes vaccines cause serious neurological disorders

A little-known vaccine safety review published by RAND Corporation in 2014 and labeled a “RAND External Publication” reveals that vaccines are almost certainly causing serious, permanent damage in some children. Titled Safety of Vaccines Used for Routine Immunization in the United States, the analysis was published in Evidence Report/Technology Assessment No. 215 (Prepared by Southern California/RAND Evidence-Based Practice Center, under Contract No. 290-2007-10062-1). AHRQ Publication No. 14-E002-EF. (Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, July 2014), 740 p

Parents share their struggle of obtaining life-saving CBD oil after all pharma drugs failed their daughter

Stories of how cannabis has helped improve the lives of those dealing with various illnesses and diseases have been well-documented, despite being hidden by the mainstream media for fear of exposing the truth about Big Pharma. Those that have been doing their homework are well aware that there are lots of health benefits associated with consuming cannabis and we have yet another real-life instance in order to back up the firm beliefs.