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Start Living Life to the Fullest: Powerful Phrases to Inspire you to Spiritual Greatness

Jesica L. Santos | Posted 11.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Jesica L. Santos

I have selected 75 phrases that have had a profound impact in my life throughout the years. It is my sincere hope that they will deeply inspire you to reach a higher level of awareness and lasting fulfillment in your life in all the realms.

The Irony of Religious Celibacy

Peggy Payne | Posted 10.05.2014 | Religion
Peggy Payne

Poet John Donne famously recognized the similarity of sexual and religious ecstasy. Born Catholic, he became an Anglican priest and the Dean of St. Paul's Cathedral, as well as a poet both bawdy and religious.

Are You My Soulmate?

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 08.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Having relationship upsets and disappointments doesn't necessarily mean that we're a mismatch. These things happen, even in the best partnerships and they are not indicators that we're not meant to be together. They are part of the process. The real question has to do with whether or not each of us is willing to learn and grow ourselves into whole, loving human beings.

In Memoriam: Alexander Shulgin, The 'Godfather of Ecstasy'

High Times | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics
High Times

Among his own, Sasha Shulgin, who died on Monday, will always be remembered and revered as one of the greatest shamans of modern times. Certainly more scientist than psychonaut; he was crudely dubbed "the godfather of ecstasy," but he was far beyond that.

RIP Alexander 'Sasha' Shulgin: 'Godfather of Ecstasy' and Drug Policy Reform Pioneer

Jag Davies | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics
Jag Davies

Sasha Shulgin, who passed away Monday at the age of 88, was many things to many people. He was not just a pharmacologist, author, and medical chemist, but a pioneer in drug policy reform.

'Godfather Of Ecstasy' Dies

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 08.03.2014 | Science

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alexander Shulgin, a respected chemist famed for dusting off a decades-old recipe for the psychedelic drug ecstasy, died Monday...

Anna Almendrala

Veteran Explains How MDMA Helped Heal His Postwar Trauma

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.17.2014 | Science

MDMA, the illegal raver stimulant commonly known by its street names molly and ecstasy, may be poised to attract a new demographic beyond young people...

Study Finds Party Drug Molly Can Make You Racist

TIME | Posted 04.04.2014 | Black Voices

Far from being a recipe for peace on earth, a new study for the Netherlands suggests that the "love hormone" oxytocin, triggered by the party drug MDM...

First Kisses, Intimacy and Eternity

Rabbi Menachem Creditor | Posted 05.12.2014 | Weddings
Rabbi Menachem Creditor

A kiss is not just a kiss, no matter what Herman Humphrey's 1931 famous song "As Time Goes By" suggests. The touch of someone's lips on your own is ...

They Had No Idea What They Were Wearing

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.27.2013 | Comedy

Redditor Hbdarkman wrote that "My cousin Molly's grandma went into Spencer's look for presents for her family. She thinks she found the best presents ...

Shia LaBeouf Took The Wrong Drug To Prepare For New Movie

Posted 11.15.2013 | Entertainment

Back in August of 2012, Shia LaBeouf revealed that he had dropped acid to prepare for a scene in the new film "Charlie Countryman" where his character...

How I Caught Alcoholism

Anna David | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Anna David

I announced that I finally understood what everyone had been saying about how alcohol was a clear gateway to drugs, a fact I'd never known before because I'd always done drugs all the time -- without ever needing alcohol to ease the transition or give me the idea.

The Agony of Ecstasy or "Molly": Let the Buyer Beware

Steve Heilig | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
Steve Heilig

"Ecstasy" is back in the news, although now it's being called "Molly." A few young partiers have died at big "Electronic Dance Music" festivals around the nation, even prompting cancellation of some such events.

The Scary Drug That's Finding Its Way Into Teen Pop Culture

This article was written by teen reporters from The Mash, a weekly publication distributed to Chicagoland high schools. By Gabby Abesamis, Niles We...

Horrifying New Drugs! Does New Zealand's New Synthetic Drug Law Offer a Safer Way Forward?

Eric E. Sterling | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Eric E. Sterling

As a tool to protect the public from the risks of drugs not being used for medical purposes, the prohibition model has not worked well -- for old drugs or new ones. However, the nation of New Zealand is now trying a different approach.

Breaking Good 2

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 12.01.2013 | TV
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

People might say: the finale was anti-climactic. Of course, it was. The show itself was the climax: we have witnessed Walter White climb the vertical of existential freedom for five seasons. But the agony-ecstasy of living has to eventually end. And tonight it did...

'All Of It Is A Gamble'

Reuters | Posted 11.27.2013 | Crime

By Victoria Cavaliere NEW YORK, Sept 28 (Reuters) - Artist and therapy student Anna and her friends marked a birthday in New York rece...

There Are A Lot Of People Singing About Molly

Posted 09.08.2013 | Entertainment

By now you've likely heard about molly -- the much buzzed about street name for the drug MDMA, which was recently linked to two deaths at the Electric...

Some Thoughts On The Deaths At Electric Zoo

Kia Makarechi | Posted 11.01.2013 | Entertainment
Kia Makarechi

The deaths of two Electric Zoo attendees and hospitalization of at least four others prompted the cancellation of the third day of the festival on Sunday. As a music journalist who covers dance music for one of the nation's biggest media outlets, I can't say it's a story I'm shocked to hear.

Does Miley Cyrus' Latest Song Set a Bad Example?

Richard Taite | Posted 10.05.2013 | Entertainment
Richard Taite

What you do for yourself is private, though speaking as a father, I hope that you make only the best decisions for yourself, because life is fragile. But when you sing about fun times on drugs, you are publicly approving of drug use and experimentation to your young audience.

James McAvoy Stars In Irvine Welsh's 'Filth'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.10.2013 | Entertainment

Another of Irvine Welsh's bombastic stories is making its way to the big screen, and now a new, fittingly NSFW trailer has debuted. "Filth" is the fou...

After The Jelly Beans Are All Gone Comes Pentecost

Jack Levison | Posted 07.18.2013 | Religion
Jack Levison

It's official: the end of the Easter season. Pretty soon, in fact, the church will settle in for a long summer of what it calls ordinary time. But not yet.

What's So Special About Fifty Shades of Grey? It's Not Just About The Sex

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 06.09.2013 | Books
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

Successful relationships are characterized by, among other things, emotional transparency and sexual pleasure. Fifty Shades of Gray provides one example from an infinite number of possibilities of what that can look like.

Indonesia Sentences Brit To Death For Smuggling Cocaine Worth $2.5 Million

AP | FIRDIA LISNAWATI | Posted 03.24.2013 | World

BALI, Indonesia -- An Indonesian court sentenced a British grandmother to death on Tuesday for smuggling cocaine worth $2.5 million in her suitcase on...

My Anti-Bucket List

Amy Wruble | Posted 12.26.2012 | Women
Amy Wruble

Instead of pressuring myself to see the world, run a marathon or win a Grammy (as a mom to a toddler, I consider it a victory when I leave the house with clean hair), I thought I'd let myself off the hook on some of my least favorite activities.