Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly sceptical of this practice. It always seemed to be so vague and hard to understand that I just decided it wasn’t for me. More recently, I’ve actually found how simple (not easy, but simple) meditation can be […]

As I prepared to leave home for my interview with Jeff Mizanskey I looked up the address of the prison where he is held. In disbelief, I typed the characters into the GPS on my phone. 8200 No More Victims Road. Jeff Mizanskey is serving a life sentence without parole for marijuana. He has been […]

What Is Oil Pulling? Oil pulling is an ancient Ayurvedic remedy for oral health and detoxification. It involves the use of pure oils for pulling harmful bacteria, fungus, and other organisms out of the mouth, teeth, gums and even throat. It is mentioned in the Ayurvedic text Charaka Samhita where it is called Kavala Gandoosha […]