Calling out environmental racism

The idea of environmental racism is controversial. Even in the age of climate change, many people still view the environment mostly as a set of forces of nature. Among the injustices faced by racial and ethnic minority communities, one aspect that is frequently overlooked is the effect of discrimination on the environment that the community … Continue reading Calling out environmental racism

Shaping Your Keto Diet

Today's guest post is part of an editorial collaboration with the folks at HVMN who are experts on ketones and the ketogenic diet. Note: This is NOT a sponsored post. Editor A balanced macronutrient intake is essential for success on the keto diet. Macronutrients are food groups humans consume in large quantities. They provide the … Continue reading Shaping Your Keto Diet

Fundamentals of Keto (guest post)

[Today's guest post is part of an editorial collaboration with team at HVMN. Check out their other guest posts on calories on a keto diet and muscle recovery after training. Note: This is NOT a sponsored post. Editor] Keto” comes from the word “ketogenic.” This is a scientific term meaning that the body is producing ketones from fat. When blood ketone levels exceed 0.5mM, the body has … Continue reading Fundamentals of Keto (guest post)

Greenwashing: How the tourism industry is taking you for a ride

Greenwashing looms ominously over travel and tourism. The rise in awareness around green issues such as global warming, declining biodiversity and overpopulation has led to more and more businesses keen to publicise their green credentials, even though they don’t have any! The dictionary defines greenwashing as “disinformation that is disseminated by an organization so as to … Continue reading Greenwashing: How the tourism industry is taking you for a ride

Dating an impotent man for 7 years

For those of you who think impotence is a man's problem, consider the woman's perspective. She starts off feeling unattractive because she can't do something as simple as turning her man on. The fragile male ego does not help as her partner tries to emotionally blackmail her into staying in the relationship. It takes years … Continue reading Dating an impotent man for 7 years

Nature’s healing effects on your mind and body (guest post)

Today's guest post is by freelance writer Cloe Matheson, a huge nature fan based in New Zealand. When she isn’t hard at work or waking at some ridiculous hour with a brainwave and scrambling to find her notebook, Cloe loves taking short walks outside. She finds even just a few minutes absorbing the beauty of … Continue reading Nature’s healing effects on your mind and body (guest post)

Why is Homeopathy so controversial?

It comes as no surprise that many strong advocates of conventional medicine have a somewhat disdainful regard for homeopathy. Conventional medicine basically assumes that there is something ‘wrong’ with the patient and treat, inhibit or suppress illness symptoms by using biochemical intervention. Homeopaths on the other hand focus on promoting natural healing abilities, regarding the … Continue reading Why is Homeopathy so controversial?

Muscle Recovery: Essential to your next workout (guest post)

[This is the second guest post in my editorial collaboration with HVMN (a company building "human enhancement" technologies out of San Francisco) lays out all you need to know about muscle recovery. Note: This is NOT a sponsored post. Editor] A muscle gives at the gym or on the track, leading to weeks of rehab. … Continue reading Muscle Recovery: Essential to your next workout (guest post)

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)