How to reverse Autoimmune Diseases

As promised in my previous post, here's the dope on how to reverse autoimmune diseases. Except for treating infections with antibiotics, medicine today approaches most diseases by prescribing a pill to suppress, cover over, block, or otherwise interfere with the body’s biology. We generally do not attempt to seriously address the underlying problems that lead … Continue reading How to reverse Autoimmune Diseases

The truth about Autoimmune Diseases

What affects more people than heart disease, diabetes and cancer combined? Autoimmune diseases. More than 80 diseases have been classified as autoimmune, and the list is growing. Some of the more common autoimmune diseases include Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, Crohn’s, rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, celiac disease, multiple sclerosis, IBS and Type 1 diabetes. Entertainers like Nick Jonas, Lady … Continue reading The truth about Autoimmune Diseases

The Healing Power of Sound (guest post)

(Today's guest writer Octavia Drughi enlightens us on sound therapy through an interaction with teachers of the craft, Ayi and Michael) Life is vibration. Everything around us vibrates, from the planets in the universe up to the last sub-atomic particles of you and me, each moving in its own pace, dancing to its own rhythm. … Continue reading The Healing Power of Sound (guest post)

Do Calories Matter on a Keto Diet? (guest post)

The ketogenic diet first gained fame through its effectiveness for weight loss. The high-fat, low-carb diet promotes nutritional ketosis–a normal metabolic state marked by moderate levels of ketones in the blood. The idea with carb restriction in terms of weight loss is that it prompts the release of body fat to be burned or converted to ketones for … Continue reading Do Calories Matter on a Keto Diet? (guest post)

Guest post: 10 must-dos for musicians… by a musician | Vishal J Singh

[In his first guest post for Human Writes, guest writer Vishal J Singh wrote about how meditation changed his life and vision. Today, he lists from his own industry experience, 10 things every musician needs to know. The guest writer is a respected record producer and sound mixing engineer, founder of critically acclaimed crossover band, … Continue reading Guest post: 10 must-dos for musicians… by a musician | Vishal J Singh

The dark truths of slum redevelopment

Superstar Rajinikanth’s latest film Kaala in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, exposes the darkness of slum redevelopment sweeping the country. Set in Dharavi — Asia’s largest slum in Mumbai — the film cheerfully exposes the anguish of the “urban-poor” migrants living in the slums of the city. It is their struggle against the land grabbers who … Continue reading The dark truths of slum redevelopment

Ismat Chughtai, the badass feminist writer from India

She was amongst one of the most accomplished and progressive Urdu fiction writers of the 20th century, whose writings were bold, fierce and stunningly evocative. The week of her 104th birthday, allow me to acquaint you with the Urdu writer you’d be a fool not to explore. Chughtai was one of those first few writers … Continue reading Ismat Chughtai, the badass feminist writer from India

Guest post: Capturing your poltergeist | Vishal J Singh

[Today's guest writer Vishal J Singh is a record producer and founder of critically acclaimed crossover band, Amogh Symphony. The views expressed in this post are the writer's own and do not necessarily reflect the blog's own] The mind of an artist is like a poltergeist. It's angry, it's mischievous and it doesn't stay in … Continue reading Guest post: Capturing your poltergeist | Vishal J Singh

8 tips to live safely with cats

Despite the fact that cats make excellent companions, our feline friends are often expelled from their homes if the woman of the house gets pregnant. This unfortunate parting often results from an unnecessary fear of toxoplasmosis (an infection caused by the parasite Toxoplasma gondii). Expelling a cat from home because of a pregnancy is inappropriate. … Continue reading 8 tips to live safely with cats

Today is important for women. Here’s why

It is Women’s Equality Day today. One of the most profound social transformations of the past century is the deep and broad shifts in the status of women, and more importantly, in the worldwide acceptance of the notion of women’s rights and gender equality as desirable goals. This incredible shift has occurred not by accident but by … Continue reading Today is important for women. Here’s why