Derek Beres, a Los Angeles-based author, music producer, and yoga instructor, looks at a range of issues affecting the world's various spiritual communities in an attempt to sift through hyperbole and find truly universal solutions to prevalent issues facing humanity in the 21st century.
Many social sciences — psychology, geography, and anthropology — were once mysterious. Researchers advanced these fields by working together and peer reviewing the evidence. The same benefits could be attained by...
Marijuana might steal the headlines, but psychedelics are making headway in the American consciousness. DMT: The Spirit Molecule producer/director Mitch Schultz discusses this trend.
Philosophy professor and Buddhist scholar Evan Thompson discusses the concepts behind his latest book, Waking, Dreaming, Being: Self and Consciousness in Neuroscience, Meditation, and Philosophy.
Every year in Japan, a giant penis festival is held, while in America, Chrissy Teigen's nipple is banned. When will we get over our sexual Puritanism?
Growing older and accepting death can make you value your life or cause you to scream and run the entire time.
Liberals and conservatives unite when thinking of America's Golden Age — a fictionalized time whose history we constantly rewrite.
June 21 is International Yoga Day, a move sponsored by the Indian prime minister — and quickly capitalized upon by the Indian tourism board.
A spiritual practice helps us learn about ourselves. It's also a great way to make money.
Psychedelics are showing promising results in helping a wide variety of ailments. But can they also result in addiction?
Psychedelics like psilocybin and LSD are being researched again after a 40-year hiatus, and the results are promising, from both a scientific and spiritual perspective.