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Altered States of Consciousness Through Sensory Deprivation

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Sensory deprivation float tanks are increasing in popularity due to their role in stress reduction and even altered states of consciousness. This post from Big Think sheds light on the relaxing experience in a float tank. Chatting with dolphins in order to communicate with extraterrestrials might seem a red flag when considering a researcher. Indeed, John C Lilly was a ... Read More »

8 Unexpected Benefits of Adult Coloring Books

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It turns out 4-year-olds are onto something: the benefits of coloring. We dare you to unleash your creative potential with adult coloring books. This post from Lifehack.org highlights how people who love coloring are happier and more creative. Recently, I attended a TEDx event, and as soon I walked inside the convention center, I noticed a large table with a ... Read More »

Alpha Theta Neurofeedback

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Alpha brainwaves are closely tied to feelings of intense relaxation and inventive thinking. We tend to be more creative when Alpha waves are our state of mind. Occurring at frequencies between 7-12 Hz, Alpha waves make us alert while simultaneously decreasing feelings of anxiety or stress. Like Alpha waves, Theta waves are also attached to feelings of relaxation. Theta waves ... Read More »