3 Simple Ways Meditation Improves Productivity

Taking time to do nothing actually increases productivity, sounds contradictory right? Well, it’s not. In fact, in this world that’s constantly speeding up, meditation is becoming more and more of a necessity for ‘successful people.’ Living, especially as a successful person, is fast-paced. If you can’t find a way to slow down every so often, […]

5 Easy, Healthy New Year’s Resolution Ideas

Forget to make a New Year resolution? Already having trouble sticking to the one you already made? It’s not to late to make a resolution – one that you will actually keep. Here is a tip: start small. Some resolutions, such as training for a marathon or going 100% sugar-free, can be daunting. This often […]

How Tommy Chong Beat Cancer with Homegrown Cannabis Medicine

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Waking Times As the movement for the liberation of cannabis gains momentum, and attitudes toward this relaxing and healing plant evolve, we are witnessing an explosion in innovation around how cannabis is used, both as a medicine and for recreational purposes. Finally overcoming its reputation as a mind-bending, psychoactive drug that makes […]

The Sacred Role of the Ayahuasca Shaman

Dylan Charles, Editor Waking Times As an alternative path to wellness, shamanism has become a topic of great interest to Westerners in recent years, largely fueled by a rising curiosity in the Amazonian shamanic brew, ayahuasca. Stories of the profound and positively life-changing effects of ayahuasca are to be found in all corners of popular media, […]