Orthodoxy means not thinking - not needing to think. Orthodoxy is unconsciousness. Orwell, 1984
Energygrid Magazine is a multi-issue publication that challenges orthodoxy in all shapes and forms. Our aim is not just to promote alternatives but to encourage genuine open-mindedness.
Globesity: Fat's New Frontier / Jul 2012
Obesity is no longer a rich country's disease, but is now spreading globally to developing nations. People around the world are eating more calories, and bad calories — from sugar and fat which are a biologically damaging combination. AS a consequence, cancer and diabetes are on the rise.
The neem tree is native to India and Burma and the oil is cold pressed from the seeds of the olive shaped fruit. Herbalist Klaus Ferlow outlines some of neem oil's numerous and remarkable healing properties which have made it a mainstay of the Ayurvedic pharmacy. [more]
Only by deconstructing the reality that we think we live in can we free ourselves from the claustrophobic oppression of identity. Here we look at some of the assumptions of reality and some of the methods used to break it open to reveal oneness. [more]
Rosa Mosqueta Seed Oil, better known as rosehip seed oil, has remarkable skin-regenerating properties which make it an essential component to skincare regimes, helping to smooth out wrinkles, reduce unsightly age spots and even regenerating scarred and damaged skin. [more]
We have to turn our backs on happiness if we are to find it. This is because much of what we define as happiness is just ego-validation, and egos are the source of our discontentment. As long as we pursue happiness, we will never find it. [more]
We are all becoming aware that the food we eat and the air we breathe bring health-destroying toxins into our bodies. But few realize that standard cosmetics and skin products also do the same, which is why we should always choose chemical-free, natural products. [more]
If you have mercury amalgam fillings in your mouth, mercury detoxes are a must. This is because mercury is a very poisonous metal and just the act of chewing will release potentially dangerous amounts of mercury into your body. [more]
We think we want to be a somebody, but the deeper drive is actually to be a nobody. That is why drug and alcohol addiction is so prevalent — we find the conceptual self too suffocating. The solution is to step out of time, and this is how it is done. [more]
Most of us believe that once we spiritually awaken, the mind stops and we find ourselves infinitely wise, compassionate and peaceful. The truth is a moron that wakes up is still likely a moron, and it is this realization that can actually set us free. [more]
Antibiotics have been so overused by the medical and vetinarian establishments that new bacteria stains are arising that are resistant to them resulting in the rise of infections for which there is no treatment. Ferlow presents herbal antibiotics as the solution to this problem. [more]
One of the greatest fallacies that humans continue to fall for is that privacy can be given up for safety. But because safety is actually based on privacy, our efforts to be safe at the cost of privacy is entirely counterproductive. We sacrifice privacy at our peril. [more]