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When it comes to marijuana, the first thing everybody thinks about is smoking, whether that’s rolling up a fat joint or doing huge bong rips. After smoking or vaporizing, most people think about brownies, chocolates, drinks, candy or other cannabis edibles. But that’s not all there is in the world of cannabis products. Legalization has opened up a whole new world for marijuana enthusiasts, and now you can incorporate cannabis into pretty much every aspect of your life. There are also people for whom smoking or eating cannabis might not be the best option for delivery of the healthful compounds CBD and THC, so other products can literally be lifesavers. Let’s take a quick tour through the world of non-edible marijuana products.
Most people’s vision of mediation is a guru seated lotus style on a peaceful mountaintop, but there’s way more to it than that. Scientists and doctors are starting to catch on that mindfulness can be a powerful tool for healing. Even if you’re not a big fan of “woo” type stuff like massage or essential oils, you can’t deny actual medical studies that say that meditation changes the structure of your brain (1). It’s also a proven thing that there’s a connection between the brain and body, and that changes to our brain chemistry affect how our bodies work. With that, it’s really not a stretch to think that meditation can heal your body.
When a lot of people think vacation, they think of a warm beach with white sand, blue water, and maybe a fruity cocktail to enjoy. But not everybody. Some of us think of a cabin in the woods or a historical site that captures the imagination. Also, tourist season isn’t always in the middle of the summer; sometimes it can be great fun to travel during spooky October. If you’re taking a fall vacation or even like to enjoy yourself with a little morbid curiosity, you can’t go wrong with these haunted travel destinations.