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With so many old wives’ tales and new theories floating around, I wanted to create a place where readers could fact-check mind-body-spirit issues and get a definitive answer to the question, “Says who?!”.

I also wanted to create an environment that would encourage interdisciplinary communication and inspire discovery of unique connections between seemingly distant fields of study.


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    I swear: My college neurobiology final wasn’t half as hard as figuring out how to go gluten-free! Between all the books, blogs, recipes, and reading… Not to mention hours spent on Pinterest, taunted by pictures of gourmet gluten-free pastries and “quick and …

  • Be still and know i am God Be Still, And Know That I Am God...

    I haven’t done a Christian inspiration post in forever, but last night I had the biggest talk with God and all I kept hearing over and over was Psalm 46:10: Be still, and know that I am God. I had originally …

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    Need a search and rescue mission to find your New Year’s motivation? Don’t feel bad! If your New Year’s resolutions have totally fizzled out, you’re not alone. According to a 2002 study, roughly 30% of all resolvers drop off after 1-2 weeks! …

  • Why Aren't Antidepressants Working Depression Research Everybody Deserves to Know...

    Since the introduction of Prozac, disability rates due to mental illness have more than doubled. Antidepressant use has increased 400%, yet morbidity and mortality rates due to mental illness haven’t decreased. At all. For the past three years, I’ve tried to figure out why… And …

  • Holistic Health Cover How to Find Holistic Health Doctors...

    I majorly struggled with today’s title because I haven’t blogged for so long I forgot how to write there’s multiple names for the same idea (case in point: The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine recently changed to the National Center …

  • Ellen Langer Mindfulness Meets Stand-Up Comedy (Video)...

    Ellen Langer needs her own fan club! Author of eleven books and more than 200 research articles, Langer – known as the “mother of mindfulness” – is the first female professor to gain tenure in the Psychology Department at Harvard. She’s won …

  • Mindy Post ADHD, Autism and the Gluten Connection...

    I do this all the time! I tell myself I need to take a blog break to work on other stuff like not being unemployed and homeless but then I research one topic… which makes me curious about another… which leads to one …

  • Pinky and the Brain Obesity-Related Microbes Cause Neurocognitive Impairments...

    So remember when Justin Timberlake brought sexy back (again) with all that microbiota-gut-brain axis talk? I’m gonna pretend like you all said yes ;) lol But just in case… Towards the end, we threw around some pretty important questions about the gut …

  • Public Awareness #HowDoYouKnow Research Proposal...

    Don’t worry! This is our last antidepressant post for a while (I know it’s been getting pretty heavy up in here)! I just really wanted to share everything that’s gone into the development of my research project so you guys …

  • Deep Thought Where Did the “Chemical Imbalance” Theory Come From?...

    If you’ve been following along since Monday, you know we’ve been on a bit of a “chemical imbalance” rant over here. (Don’t worry – the end’s in sight, I promise!) However, whether you’re new to the issue or have been breathlessly …

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