Category Archives: Consciousness

Twin Peaks Director David Lynch’s Foundation to Fund Meditation Training for Rio’s Elite Police

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) – A group of 400 elite police officers in Rio de Janeiro, host of next year’s Olympic Games, will take meditation classes to help deal with the stress of the job. If it proves helpful the … Continue reading

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Was Ripon school gripped by mass psychogenic illness?

A young woman faints during a Menudo concert at Madison Square Garden, New York City. Photograph: New York Daily News/Getty Images What doctors used to call mass hysteria usually occurs among close-knit groups as anxiety weaves its way through, causing … Continue reading

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LSD guru Timothy Leary’s ashes carried in a Burning Man ceremony by Susan Sarandon

… does that headline read like an Onion article? Susan Sarandon carried LSD guru Timothy Leary’s ashes in a Burning Man ceremony (Photo: AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha) BLACK ROCK DESERT, Nev. — Timothy Leary, the late father of LSD, was memorialized … Continue reading

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Lucid Dreamers Produce The Fastest Brainwave Frequencies Ever Recorded

Lucid Dreamers Produce The Fastest Brainwave Frequencies Ever Recorded October 18, 2013 by Arjun Walia Lucid dreaming is a documented phenomenon; researchers continue to explore it as it shows some very significant brain patterns and biological happenings within the body. … Continue reading

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Mindfulness helps teens cope with stress, anxiety

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — As the morning school bell rings and students rush through crowded corridors, teenagers in one Portland classroom settle onto mats and meditation pillows. They fall silent after the teacher taps a Tibetan “singing bowl.” “Allow yourself … Continue reading

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Woman found functioning without a cerebellum in her brain

  Doctors have discovered that somehow, a woman living in China has reached the age of 24 while missing a large part of her brain. They say this is evidence of how incredibly adaptable our brains can be. Images: Left: … Continue reading

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Meditation transforms roughest San Francisco schools

  Barry Zito, David Lynch, Russell Brand meditate with students during Quiet Time at Burton High. Photo: Lea Suzuki, The Chronicle At first glance, Quiet Time – a stress reduction strategy used in several San Francisco middle and high schools, … Continue reading

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