7 Facts About Depression

Spirit Vine September 2018

What you think you know about depression is probably a myth. A silent tragedy in the history of modern health care is happening right now in America, but no one is talking about it. We have been told a story of depression: that it is caused by a chemical imbalance and cured by a chemical fix — a prescription. More …

Why taking ayahuasca is like having a near-death experience

Spirit Vine September 2018

A psychedelic plant taken as part of the South American plant brew ayahuasca produces effects that are strikingly similar to near-death experiences, a study has found. That means that feelings of leaving the body or inner peace associated with life-threatening experiences may simply be explained by changes in how the brain works, and aren’t evidence of paranormal phenomena, say the …

Wheat Contains Not One But 23K Potentially Harmful Proteins

Spirit Vine September 2018

Despite popular misconceptions gluten is only the tip of a very large iceberg. There are actually 23,788 distinct proteins that have been identified in wheat, any one of which could incite a negative immune reaction in the body. Most folks don’t realize that when we are talking about health problems associated with wheat, or gluten, we are not talking about a monolithic entity, a …

Recommended Videos September 2018

Spirit Vine Recommended Videos, September 2018

Discovering Our Shadow with Ayahuasca Participants from the middle east discuss how the workshops and ayahuasca ceremonies during the retreat helped them to discover unknown parts of themselves and to integrate these lessons in their everyday life… You Cannot Win Against Death Jessica Zitter M.D. talks about why it is important to speak about death far in advance of being anywhere …

Recommended Books September 2018

Spirit Vine Recommended Books, September 2018

The Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self by Alice Miller The bestselling book on childhood trauma and the enduring effects of repressed anger and pain Why are many of the most successful people plagued by feelings of emptiness and alienation? This wise and profound book has provided millions of readers with an answer–and has helped …