Nikolia Apostolou aljazeera.com
Odysseas Elytis, the Greek Nobel laureate and poet, once wrote: "If you disintegrate Greece, in the end you'll see that what you have left is an olive tree, a vineyard, and a ship. Which means: with these you can rebuild it." Having endured eight years of a deepening economic crisis, thousands of young Greeks are taking heed of Elytis' words by leaving the cities to work on the land. One of them is 35-year-old Alexandros Kleitsas, who until four years ago had spent his entire life in Athens... ΠΕΡΙΣΣΟΤΕΡΑ
Can herbal supplements treat anxiety?
(from Health.com) Herbal supplements containing kava or passionflower appear to be a safe and effective treatment for the symptoms of anxiety, a new review of existing research suggests. Kava and passionflower have long been used in traditional medicine for their calming properties, and the herbs are now sold in stores as capsules or liquid extracts. The evidence is "strong" that such products may actually help people with anxiety, according to the review. By contrast, the authors found... ΠΕΡΙΣΣΟΤΕΡΑ