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Ataraxia: wonder drug?

By: James Aitchison Not a new opioid, not a new antidepressant, not a variant of diazepam or citalopram, ataraxia can certainly be prescribed for today’s world, offering a life free of fear and worry. Ataraxia lies at the heart of…

Spiritual Awakening, a Cure for Depression

By: Malathy Sreenivasan The Mind acts like an enemy for those who do not control it.                                    Lord Krishna, Shrimad Bhagavad Gita The world is changing; the technological advances in nuclear science, space exploration, medical field, education, health, food habits,…

Should Vaping be Banned? 

By: Michelle Kim             “More than 16 million Americans live with a smoking-related disease” (cdc.gov). For many years, smoking has become engraved in our culture. However, over the past several decades, cigarette smoking has declined significantly in the U.S among…

A Guide to Mindful Snacking

By: Sasheera Mehrani  Eating is a habitual process, a requirement needed to thrive. Snacking, however, is a pastime, something we enjoy doing; some of us, a little too much. But, what is the difference between healthy, mindful eating and mindless…

Demon Slayers to the Rescue

By William T. Hathaway We live in a time of multi-level ghastliness. People are dropping dead from COVID and dropping dead from the vaccine that’s supposed to prevent it. The weather is rampaging, the earth spewing fire. Mental illness has…