Music: Healing or Destructing?

Why while listening to one kind of music you start feeling a head-splitting headache and to another one you feel relaxed and comfortable? It is widely known that musical therapy is the fastest and the most economical way to get rid of a number of various illnesses. A pleasant melody has a good impact on the systems of breath, nerves and even the digestive system of the organism. The favorite tune causes the increase of the number of white blood cells in the vessels and that way protects the body from the infections. While listening to it the process of the metabolism is boosted and the nerves transmit the impulses from the brain more rapidly which makes us forget about the bad mood, reach a better concentration and reduce anxiety. This therapy helps to reveal and develop the creativeness and even provides healing effect.

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Zen Buddhism As A Religion

All theу Universe and all that we can sense such as Earth, sky, sun, moon, other planets, stars and the eternal space are called Dharmadhatu in the terminology of Buddhism. Dhatu word means a sphere or a realm and Dharma has two meanings as follows:

  1. Absolute Truth;
  2. The unique components of the Universe.

This way Dharmadhatu means the Ream of Absolute Truth or a sphere of all the elements. Zen features Dharmadhatu in several ways.

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Famous Writers’ Weird Habits And Addictions

Writers, the spoiled children of good fortune! They get away with anything: startling behavior, shocking confessions, weird habits and tainted addictions. Nevertheless, the loving audience forgives them their misbehavior. Talented person has a condemnation when it comes to addictions. So, let’s check the weirdest ones among the famous writers of the past.

  1. Honore De Balzac And Coffee


Coffee addiction doesn’t surprise anyone nowadays. Many people drink tons of coffee daily and start having cravings if didn’t get their doze in the morning. But our regular 2-3 cups of espresso have nothing to do with Balzac’s addiction. Just imagine: he could drink up to 50 (!) cups a day! No milk, no sugar. Besides, he used to eat coffee grains – he claimed that it helps him to stay awake for longer time and feel brisk and fresh. Needless to say, such coffee addiction had an impact on the writer’s health. Thus, he used to suffer from intestinal colic, high blood pressure and cardiovascular issues. People say that his early and timeless death is the result of caffeine intoxication.

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