Fasting-induced Ketosis to Increase Circulating Vitamin D from Endogenous Fat Stores

This post is not meant to be taken as medical advice. I’m joining the dots between a few things we know, and though I  could be adding two and two together to make five, all the same I think there are some questions that need to be asked. Vitamin D is fat soluble. One result … Continue reading Fasting-induced Ketosis to Increase Circulating Vitamin D from Endogenous Fat Stores

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How Curious!

This is just a quick post to put the word out that I've started to build another blog site that I'll maintain alongside this one. While The Confessions of a Hungry Dawn Raver is  about fasting/health and the tangible, "non-subtle" joys of the dance, the sister blog How Curious! is about ancient mysteries/art history and the enlivening effect … Continue reading How Curious!

A FLOW CHART OF FEAST AND FAST

The criteria/decisions/instructions in the below flowchart aren’t advice for conscious action: they are an algorithm that our body follows, based on the circumstances we evolved for. It’s a flow chart of automatic responses in their original evolutionary context. What we can then do is hack all that to get to the enjoyable bits: the celebration … Continue reading A FLOW CHART OF FEAST AND FAST

Ecstatic Moments in Uplifting Trance : Dopamine, Frisson and Resolve

If you’ve read many of my blog postings on this site, you’ll know I’m very interested in the musically-induced experience that is known technically as frisson. It’s that chills/shivers-down-the-spine feeling that comes when certain passages of music inspire a sense of awe. In particular, I’m absolutely fascinated with the way that the format of a … Continue reading Ecstatic Moments in Uplifting Trance : Dopamine, Frisson and Resolve

SoundSoup is Not So Far

This poem I just reeled off is intended to accompany such as Ozric Tentacles - Plurnstyle - YouTube SoundSoup is Not So Far   The other side of hungry Not far, just two meals missed There is a whirling vibraphone It lifts you, while you list’.   The other side of hungry Not far, just … Continue reading SoundSoup is Not So Far

Fasting for Less Flu…if done at the right time?

I blogged recently on the topic of “fixing the cross to the year” – four longer semi-fasts 91 days apart, each ending on or around the time of one of the solstices or equinoxes. The reasoning is two-fold: 1) according to Dr. Longo, these longer fasts have a rejuvenating effect that lasts for around 90 … Continue reading Fasting for Less Flu…if done at the right time?

Power of the Mind / Ode to Music

Yesterday I blogged on the way that Uplifting Trance music taps into the same levels of mind as caused ancient humans to become fascinated with signs and omens; by means of a large set of cues, peak moments in the music are foretold, sending pre-echoes from the future, allowing you to time your energy release … Continue reading Power of the Mind / Ode to Music