White Noise: Benefit or Bane?

White Noise: Benefit or Bane?

White noise is in the ears of the beholder in more ways than one.  Some people put a fan on to sleep. Some go out and buy a white noise machine. Others have no use for either device.   According to some people, some white noise isn’t so “white.” It doesn’t stay in the background. …

App Helps Jet Lagged Travelers Cope

App Helps Jet Lagged Travelers Cope

Travel can be an amazing amount of fun.  There’s the opportunity to try new food, see new sights, meet new friends, and make lifelong memories.  Many people have world travel on their bucket list. Travel is a goal for them.  But, oh, that desynchronosis!  Desynchronosis, the bane of travelers between time zones everywhere, is also…

The Edgar Cayce Legacy: 11 Predictions Made By Looking At The Past

The Edgar Cayce Legacy: 11 Predictions Made By Looking At The Past

Part 4 of 4 History doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.  Mark Twain When we’re looking forward to the future, we can make predictions based on technology that’s already here or coming soon. We can also use theories. Using the Strauss-Howe Generational Theory to attempt to predict anything precisely is abuse, misuse, and misunderstanding of the…

The Edgar Cayce Legacy: Quotes and Mindset

The Edgar Cayce Legacy: Quotes and Mindset

Part 3 of 4 Someone who looked to Edgar Cayce as a model would be looking to find their own truth within themselves. The 1930s and 1940s, when Cayce lived and was at the height of his influence while he was alive, presaged the period of spiritual seeking the 1960s became. Cayce on sleep: “Sleep…

Does Edgar Cayce Still Matter Today?

Does Edgar Cayce Still Matter Today?

Part 2 of 4  Nobody exists in a vacuum. Society influences everybody.  Consider Edgar Cayce a Western version of an Eastern yogi. He’s what a yogi would be if they were shaped by Western society.  As a Westerner, it was inevitable he come into contact with people who wanted to objectively and subjectively study his…

The Edgar Cayce Legacy: Evidence vs. Anecdote

The Edgar Cayce Legacy: Evidence vs. Anecdote

Part 1 of 4 It can be hard to date the origin of any term. I first heard the term “evidence-based practice” sometime in the late ’90s. It’s an offshoot of “evidence-based medicine,” introduced around 1992.  The idea behind it wasn’t new. The term was. Over the years, usage spread into areas tangential to healthcare. That a…