Progressive Muscle Relaxation

Progressive muscle relaxation is a technique developed by American physician Edmund Jacobson in the first half of the twentieth century through his research at Harvard University. The method has been modified several times, but the basic idea remains the same: the participants focus on different groups of muscles and relax… Read more »

Food Cholesterol and Cancer

When we talk about the adverse impact of cholesterol, what usually comes to our minds is the relationship between blood cholesterol level and diseases of heart and blood vessels. Today it is believed that dietary cholesterol, in most people, has a limited effect on blood cholesterol level (ref). However, many… Read more »

Where Do Mind and Body Meet?

The mind-body problem is an age-old issue in philosophy regarding the relationship between mental and physical phenomena. Some, like Décartes, believe in mind-body dualism and some other thinkers believe in the unity of mind and body. However, from a practical perspective mind and body, either single or dual, have extensive… Read more »

Our Food and Global Warming

An article published in June 2018 in the journal Science, reveals some fascinating data regarding how the food we eat affects climate change. According to authors of the article, who are Oxford scientists, today food supply activities are responsible for about 22 percent of the anthropogenic greenhouse gas (HGH) emissions…. Read more »