• The Faeries: From Folklore to Metaphysical Reality
  • 15 Art Therapy Ideas to Banish Anxiety and Channel Your Emotions
  • 18 Uses For Aloe Vera – You Will Never Buy Expensive Products Again
  • Dr. Joe Dispenza Demystifies the Science of Pineal Gland Activation
  • 3 Powerful Practices for Accessing the Healing Power of Your Mind
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The Faeries: From Folklore to Metaphysical Reality

By Dr Neil Rushton John Anster Fitzgerald, ‘The Intruders’ (c.1870) This article was published in New Dawn Special Issue Vol 12 No 5 (Oct 2018) What are the faeries? Where do they come from and where do they go when they’re not interacting with their human observers? Faeries have been an important part of the folkloric repertoire for hundreds (perhaps even thousands) of years, and while they are portrayed in…

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15 Art Therapy Ideas to Banish Anxiety and Channel Your Emotions

by Aletheia Luna Firstly, let’s get something straight: you don’t have to be an ‘artist’ to benefit from art therapy. Your artistic repertoire could consist of drawing stick figures or ugly blobs that resemble pieces of turd and it wouldn’t make a difference. What matters are the emotional and psychological impacts of what you draw, paint or create! If you regularly struggle with a lack of focus, restlessness, irritability, anxiety,…

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18 Uses For Aloe Vera – You Will Never Buy Expensive Products Again

Aloe vera is one of the easiest houseplants to grow. It requires little in the way of care—simply an occasional watering, warm conditions, and a bit of fertilization now and then. And with this easily grown plant in your home, you are opening yourself to a wealth of medicinal uses. For many, the path to herbalism at home begins with the aloe plant. The plant has thick, gel-filled leaves which…

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Dr. Joe Dispenza Demystifies the Science of Pineal Gland Activation

At the intersection of science and spirituality is the pineal gland, a small ductless gland in the center of the human brain. Hundreds of years ago it was dubbed ‘The Seat of the Soul‘ by French philosopher, mathematician and scientist, René Descartes, who observed that spiritual, visionary or transcendental experiences seemed to be collocated with the physical anatomy of this region of the head. Mystical experiences do seem to emanate…

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3 Powerful Practices for Accessing the Healing Power of Your Mind

In recent years, a number of groundbreaking studies have been published showing a very direct link between our thoughts, beliefs, emotions and the health of our physical body as well as measurable changes in our genetic code. Commonly referred to as the “placebo effect,” this inherent mind-body connection is proving to be the latest frontier in medicine and is shaking up old models of disease theory showing that health is…

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Are Plants More Intelligent Than People?

“Even atoms possess a certain measure of intelligence.” ~ Thomas Edison “To begin to understand the gorgeous fever that is consciousness, we must try to understand the senses and what they can tell us about the ravishing world we have the privilege to inhabit.” ~ Diane Ackerman Michal Pollan, author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma, and The Botany of Desire, has pointed out that for the longest time, even mentioning that…

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Dreams: Another Reality?

By Richard Smoley For most of us, the dream world is the most immediate and pressing of all alternative realities. Its bizarreness, its sheer otherness, which presents itself to us every night, constantly reminds us that reality is multifaceted and malleable, and our experience of it very likely illusory. There seems to be nothing more solid and irrefutable than the fact that we see what we see and we hear…

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Existential Crisis: 9 Ways to Get Through Life’s Darkest Times

by Aletheia Luna The hardest thing about going through an existential crisis is that you feel constantly depressed and alienated. Nothing makes sense anymore and everything feels meaningless – including all of your old accomplishments, desires, professional attachments, relationships, and goals. You want to find your real purpose in life. You want to know why the f*ck we’re all here in the first place, but you don’t know where to…

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The ‘Real You’ Is A Myth: Scientists Say We Invent False Memories To Be Who We Want

New research shows that we don’t actually access and use all available memories when creating personal narratives like the “real you.” We all want other people to “get us” and appreciate us for who we really are. In striving to achieve such relationships, we typically assume that there is a “real me”. But how do we actually know who we are? It may seem simple – we are a product of our…

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