How Neuroparenting Is Sapping The Joy Out Of Family Life
How Neuroparenting Is Sapping The Joy Out Of Family Life
in Parenting by Jan Macvarish, University of Kent
The concept of “neuroparenting” is making great waves among parents at the moment, with claims that neuroscience and…
Why Iron Is Such An Important Part Of Your Diet
Why Iron Is Such An Important Part Of Your Diet
in Diseases & Conditions by Natalie Parletta , University of South Australia
According to the World Health Organization, iron deficiency – a condition where your body doesn’t have enough of the…
How To Release Fear & Anxiety, article by Jonathan Parker
How To Release and Eliminate Fear & Anxiety
in Fear and Worry by Jonathan Parker
Today many fears seem woven into the very fabric of our society, such as fear of terrorism, fear of epidemics, fear of…
Why Do We Fall For Fake News?
Why Do We Fall For Fake News?
in Communication by S. Shyam Sundar, Pennsylvania State University
In recent weeks, the amount of online fake news that circulated during the final months of the presidential race is…
What The Growth Of Cyber Charter Schools Should Worry Us
What The Growth Of Cyber Charter Schools Should Worry Us
in Education by Bryan Mann and David Baker, Pennsylvania State University
What President-elect Donald Trump and the Republican sweep of government will mean for K-12 education priorities over…
Why Running Could Keep You Awake At Night
Why Running Could Keep You Awake At Night
in Fitness & Exercise by Vladyslav Vyazovskiy, University of Oxford
You’ve probably heard people say they enjoy running because it lets them switch off. Perhaps you feel that way…
5 Reasons Why We Become Happier As We Get Older
5 Reasons Why We Become Happier As We Get Older
in Happiness & Success by Jolanta Burke, University of East London
Happiness has become a modern obsession. Searching for it, holding on to it, and wishing it on our loved ones have all…
Is Feminism Killing Romance?

Is Feminism Killing Romance?

Viren Swami, Anglia Ruskin University
The Critics in Your Head Are Not You -- or Your Partner
The Critics in Your Head Are Not You -- or Your Partner
in Forgiveness & Acceptance by SARK (Susan Ariel Rainbow Kennedy)
You have a constant stream of thoughts running through your mind, and we use the term “inner critics” to describe the…
We Are All Together: The Living and the Dead
We Are All Together: The Living and the Dead
in Death and Dying by Matthew McKay, PhD.
Death isn’t bad luck, because there is no difference between the living and the dead. The one in the coffin is doing…
Being Motivated To Exercise Gets You Started, But It's The Routine That Keeps You Going
Being Motivated To Exercise Gets You Started, But It's The Routine That Keeps You Going
in Fitness & Exercise by Carol Maher and Tim Olds, University of South Australia
Here we review the best science about how to start an exercise habit, and how to keep it going by addressing basic…
How 4 Cities Are Cracking Down On Diesel Vehicles To Improve Air Quality
How 4 Cities Are Cracking Down On Diesel Vehicles To Improve Air Quality
in Environmental Health by David Bailey, Aston University
Four of the world’s biggest cities are to ban diesel cars from their city centres by 2025, in order to improve air…
Creating A Treasure Map -- A Blueprint for Your Future
Creating A Treasure Map -- A Blueprint for Your Future
in Career & Success by Shakti Gawain
Making a "treasure map" is a very powerful technique, and fun to do. A treasure map is an actual, physical picture of…
These Are The Characteristics Of People Most Likely To Cut Corners At Work
These Are The Characteristics Of People Most Likely To Cut Corners At Work
in Behavior Modification by Peter O'Connor, Queensland University of Technology and Peter Karl Jonason, Western Sydney University
In a newly published study, we found that employees who “cut corners” tend to be morally compromised, low in…
Why Microbes Are Our Tiny, Crucial Allies
Why Microbes Are Our Tiny, Crucial Allies
in Environmental Health by David R. Montgomery, University of Washington
Most of us considered microbes little more than nasty germs before science recently began turning our view of the…
The Benefits Of Aging With The Senior Cohousing Movement
The Benefits Of Aging With The Senior Cohousing Movement
in Life Changes by Cat Johnson, Shareable
For seniors who want to age in a supportive community environment, cohousing is an exciting alternative to traditional…
Trump’s Trickle-Down Populism
Trump’s Trickle-Down Populism
in Culture Wars by Robert Reich
Last Thursday President-elect Donald Trump triumphantly celebrated Carrier’s decision to reverse its plan to close a…
Americans Are Closer To Gun Violence Than They Think
Americans Are Closer To Gun Violence Than They Think
in Trends by Lisa Chedekel, Boston University
Nearly all Americans are likely to know a victim of gun violence within their social networks during their lifetime.…
The Movie Moana Fulfills Disney's Journey From Timid Princess To Empowered Woman
The Movie Moana Fulfills Disney's Journey From Timid Princess To Empowered Woman
in Leisure & Creativity by Martyn Griffin, University of Leeds; Mark Learmonth, Durham University, and Nancy Harding, University of Bradford
Disney’s Christmas release transports us to the seas of Polynesia, where a young girl – Moana – takes on a leadership…
What An Energy Independent US Would Mean For The Rest Of The World
What An Energy Independent US Would Mean For The Rest Of The World
in Economy by Joseph Dutton, University of Exeter
President-elect Donald Trump has a “vision” for an “America first energy plan”. This includes developing new oil fields…
Sleep Deprivation Sends Workers To An Early Grave
Sleep Deprivation Sends Workers To An Early Grave
in Diseases & Conditions by David Spencer, University of Leeds
The study shows that people who sleep less than six hours a night have a 13% higher mortality rate than those sleeping…
You Don't Have To Be S.A.D.! Shedding Light on Seasonal Affective Disorder
You Don't Have To Be S.A.D.! Shedding Light on Seasonal Affective Disorder
in Health & Wellness by Primrose Cooper
As light is necessary for the growth of plants and trees, animals, insects and bird life, so it is essential for us. We…
How Making Plans Can Actually Ruin Your Weekend

How Making Plans Can Actually Ruin Your Weekend

Selin Malkoc, The Ohio State University
How Gut Bacteria Is Linked To Motor Skills In Parkinson’s
How Gut Bacteria Is Linked To Motor Skills In Parkinson’s
in Diseases & Conditions by Lori Dajose, California Institute of Technology
Scientists have discovered for the first time a functional link between bacteria in the intestines and Parkinson’s…
How The Arctic Tipping Points Are Putting The Planet At Risk
How The Arctic Tipping Points Are Putting The Planet At Risk
in Climate Impacts by Alex Kirby, Climate News Network
A warming climate is exposing the Arctic to the possibility of radical changes that could affect the rest of the…
What Is Parental Alienation And Why It Matters
What Is Parental Alienation And Why It Matters
in Parenting by Jennifer Harman, Colorado State University
Parental alienation – defined as when one parent’s relationship with his or her child is harmed by the other parent –…
Why Male Couples Should Think About HIV
Why Male Couples Should Think About HIV
in Couples by Rob Stephenson, University of Michigan
In a relationship there are myriad issues to manage. Who walks the dog? Does his mother like me? Whom are we supporting…
Why Resistance Is The Shortest Way To Global Justice
Why Resistance Is The Shortest Way To Global Justice
in Activism by Alaa Tartir, OpenDemocracy
In a context of growing injustice, reclaiming the importance and the meaning of the word resistance is more urgent than…
Sweep and Clear the Aura
Sweep and Clear the Aura for Better Health and Well-Being
in Healing Disciplines by Barbara E. Savin
It’s time to clear the aura. Sweeping and clearing remove congested and diseased energy and cleanse, strengthen, and…
Why Observers Draw Parallels Between Donald Trump And Mussolini
Why Observers Draw Parallels Between Donald Trump And Mussolini
in Democracy by Kimber Quinney, California State University San Marcos
Observers continue to draw parallels between President-elect Donald Trump and the Italian fascist dictator Benito…
How Magic Mushrooms Eases Cancer Patient Anxiety

How Magic Mushrooms Ease Cancer Patient Anxiety

Vanessa McMains, Johns Hopkins University
Why US Racism Runs Far Deeper Than Trump's White Supremacist Fans
Why US Racism Runs Far Deeper Than Trump's White Supremacist Fans
in Behavior Modification by Nicholas Guyatt, University of Cambridge
Donald Trump’s astonishing rise to the presidency has put racism at the heart of American politics. But it’s important…
Finding Special Moments and Taking Time-Outs
Finding Special Moments and Taking Time-Outs
in Life Changes by Frank H. Boehm, M.D
When I was a child, I remember my mother using time-outs as punishment. However, even then, I enjoyed going to my room…
Bits Of Your Brain Go To Sleep While You’re Awake
Bits Of Your Brain Go To Sleep While You’re Awake
in Science & Technology by Amy Adams, Stanford University
When we are in a deep slumber our brain’s activity ebbs and flows in big, obvious waves, like watching a tide of human…
3 Ways Facebook Could Reduce Fake News
3 Ways Facebook Could Reduce Fake News
in Trends by Jennifer Stromer-Galley, Syracuse University
The public gets a lot of its news and information from Facebook. Some of it is fake. That presents a problem for the…
Why Efforts To Achieve Journalistic Balance Is Failing The Public
Why Efforts To Achieve Journalistic Balance Is Failing The Public
in Democracy by Bruce Mutsvairo, Northumbria University, Newcastle
Renowned reporter Christiane Amanpour recently told a conference of the Committee to Protect Journalists that they…
What Changes When Pope Francis Grants All Priests The Authority To Forgive Abortions
What Changes When Pope Francis Grants All Priests The Authority To Forgive Abortions
in Religions and Beliefs by Mathew Schmalz, College of the Holy Cross
The Roman Catholic Church will allow priests all over the world to grant forgiveness for abortion. This announcement…
How Mass Deportation Threatens America's Food And Wine
How Mass Deportation Threatens America's Food And Wine
in Economy by Justine Vanden Heuvel and Mary Jo Dudley, Cornell University
Mass deportations of up to three million undocumented immigrants are expected to begin in January, when President-elect…
Should We Get As Much Exercise As Hunter Gatherers?

Should We Get As Much Exercise As Hunter Gatherers?

Alexis Blue, University of Arizona
How To Tell If Your Mate Lying?
How To Tell If Your Mate Lying?
in Relationships by Sally Caldwell
A Romantic Liar isn't the man who tells a little white lie now and then to keep your spirits up or fails to tell you…
Trump’s Seven Techniques to Control the Media
Trump’s Seven Techniques to Control the Media
in Activism by Robert Reich
Democracy depends on a free and independent press, which is why all tyrants try to squelch it. They use seven…
Why Kids Younger Than 12 Don't Need OTC Cough And Cold Remedies
Why Kids Younger Than 12 Don't Need OTC Cough And Cold Remedies
in Parenting by Edward Bell, Drake University
The common cold season is here, and if you have children, you will likely feel their suffering from these annoying…
The Arizona Tribe That Knows How to Stop a Trump Wall
The Arizona Tribe That Knows How to Stop a Trump Wall
in Culture Wars by Tristan Ahtone, YES! Magazine
Tohono O’odham traditional lands extend deep into Mexico, and any border wall will face legal and physical opposition.
Blessings and Resolutions: Giving of Yourself Where You Are Needed
Blessings and Resolutions: Giving of Yourself Where You Are Needed
in Leisure & Creativity by Eldon Taylor
One of my fondest Christmas memories happened many years ago when I was co-hosting a radio show with Jim Kirkwood…
The Future Of Journalism In Trump's America
The Future Of Journalism In Trump's America
in Democracy by Gerry Lanosga, Indiana University, Bloomington, et al.
During his campaign, President-elect Donald Trump wasn’t shy about his hostility toward journalists. His unexpected…
Why So Many People Regain Weight After Dieting
Why So Many People Regain Weight After Dieting
in Healing Diet by Kenneth McLeod, Binghamton University, State University of New York
Anyone who has tried to lose weight and keep it off knows how difficult the task can be. It seems like it should be…
InnerSelf Newsletter: December 4th, 2016
InnerSelf Newsletter: December 4th, 2016
in Newsletters by InnerSelf Staff
This week we look at courage... the courage to do things differently, to follow our heart, to do the "right" thing, to…
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Horoscope Current Week: December 5 to 11, 2016
in Horoscope by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
How To Replace Old Mind Tapes with New Thoughts
How To Replace Old Mind Tapes with New Thoughts
in Behavior Modification by Sam Bennett
Of the approximately sixty to seventy thousand thoughts we have each day, most of them are exactly the same as the…
How The Brain Changes In Alzheimer's Disease
How The Brain Changes In Alzheimer's Disease
in Diseases & Conditions by Arne Ittner and Lars Ittner, UNSW Australia
Most people have heard of Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. The disease has no cure and few, but…
Global Warming Will Almost Certainly Reduce Wheat Yields
Global Warming Will Almost Certainly Reduce Wheat Yields
in Climate Impacts by Tim Radford,Climate News Network
As demand for grain increases to feed a rising population, scientists warn that global warming could seriously reduce…
Why and How To Pick A Spiritual Practice
Why and How To Pick A Spiritual Practice
in Spirituality & Mindfulness by Sophie Rose
In this age of technology and materialism, when many wonder what tomorrow will bring, the resurgence of spirituality is…
4 Practices You Need To Know To Protect Your Hair
4 Practices You Need To Know To Protect Your Hair
in Health & Wellness by Taylor Graham, Johns Hopkins University
Safer styling practices and shampoo and conditioning choices can help remedy a type of hair loss and damage that often…
The Seeds of the Emergent Right-Wing Populist Movement
The Seeds of the Emergent Right-Wing Populist Movement
in Culture Wars by George Michael, Westfield State University
In recent months, far-right activists – which some have labeled the “alt-right” – have gone from being an obscure,…
Facebook's Problem Is More Complicated Than Fake News
Facebook's Problem Is More Complicated Than Fake News
in Culture Wars by R. Kelly Garrett, The Ohio State University
In the wake of Donald Trump’s unexpected victory, many questions have been raised about Facebook’s role in the…
An Extraordinary Life Is Calling You
An Extraordinary Life Is Calling You
in Life Changes by Tama Kieves
I doubt you want a “mediocre” life. I doubt you want to just pay your bills or settle for a sort of loving relationship…
New Study Finds Common Link Across Autism Spectrum Disorders
New Study Finds Common Link Across Autism Spectrum Disorders
in Diseases & Conditions by Jeffrey Craig, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
There have been a multitude of studies attempting to find causes, both genetic and environmental, for autism.
The Uncomfortable Truth About Social Mobility
The Uncomfortable Truth About Social Mobility
in Inequality by Gideon Calder, Swansea University
Is it okay to talk to your young children? To read them stories at bedtime, discuss the flowers by the bus stop, be…
The Importance of the Cat in Meditation
The Importance of the Cat in Meditation
in Meditation by Paulo Coelho
Many things we do are imposed on us by necessity, or by the absurd. Why wear a tie? The fact is, many of the rules we…
5 Kinds of Money and the Mind/Body/Money Connection
Is There a Mind/Body/Money Connection?
in Prosperity & Finance by Margaret M. Lynch
People tend to lump all money issues together, but they can actually be divided into five categories, each representing…
Why Men Wake Up With Erections
Why Men Wake Up With Erections
in Health & Wellness by Sergio Diez Alvarez, University of Newcastle
The morning penile erection, or as it is medically known, “nocturnal penile tumescence”, is not only an interesting…
Who Are You? What Is Your Real Name?
Who Are You? What Is Your Real Name?
in Leisure & Creativity by Guy Finley
Once upon a time a little Being was sitting by a stream…sighing, sad, and just a bit frightened. At that same moment,…
Why Toddlers With Autism Might Not Look You In The Eye
Why Toddlers With Autism Might Not Look You In The Eye
in Parenting by Holly Korschun, Emory University
New eye-tracking measures show that young children with autism do not avoid eye contact on purpose. Instead, they miss…
The Year of Redirection: Going Where Life Leads
The Year of Redirection: Going Where Life Leads
in Happiness & Success by Alan Cohen
What seems to be a dead end sign is an arrow pointing you in another direction. The universe is saying, “This is not…
Why Trump Is Right And Wrong About Killing Off The TPP
Why Trump Is Right And Wrong About Killing Off The TPP
in Economy by Elizabeth Thurbon, UNSW Australia and Linda Weiss, University of Sydney
President-elect Donald Trump is right: The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a damaging deal and deserves to be killed…
There Are Many Unsuspected Heroes Among Us
There Are Many Unsuspected Heroes Among Us
in Forgiveness & Acceptance by Joyce Vissell
In 1960, I was fourteen years old and my mother was the first civil rights activist that I knew. She did not march the…
Many Teens Can’t Tell The Difference Between Love Or Abuse
Teens Can't Tell The Difference Between Love Or Abuse
in Couples by Art Jahnke, Boston University
Many people involved in abusive partner relationships don’t think of the mistreatment as abuse, say researchers. Yet…
This Implant Predicts Heart Failure A Month Before It Happens
This Implant Predicts Heart Failure A Month Before It Happens
in Diseases & Conditions by Matthew Solovey, Penn State University
A system of sensors added to defibrillator implants might make it possible to predict heart failure events—sometimes…
Trump's Climate Policy Has The Lives Of Billions In His Hands
Trump's Climate Policy Has The Lives Of Billions In His Hands
in Climate Impacts by Travis N. Rieder, Johns Hopkins University
President-elect Donald Trump has been unclear so far on how many of his campaign pledges he actually intends to see…
Can Too Much Fatty Food Harm Young Brains?
Can Too Much Fatty Food Harm Young Brains?
in Healing Diet by Peter Rüegg, ETH Zurich
Eating a very high-fat diet early in life may disrupt development of the prefrontal cortex in young brains, according…
Murmansk, Russia, has 300,000 residents and is the largest city north of the Arctic Circle. euno, CC BY
Four Myths About The Oil And Gas Bonanza In The Arctic
in Economy by Michael John Laiho, Durham University
The Arctic is experiencing an extraordinary heatwave – it’s 20C warmer than usual at this time of year (just imagine…

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