A Foot In Each World: Duality and Unity
A Foot In Each World: Duality and Unity
in Inspiration by Courtney A. Walsh
The Duality/Scarcity Global Economy has entered its final death throes at the same time as the Unity/Prosperity Global…
Can Our Deepest Wounds and Core Beliefs Feel Threatened by Meditation?
Can Our Deepest Wounds and Core Beliefs Feel Threatened by Meditation?
in Meditation by Nigel Wellings
Identifying these wounds, our patterns of hurt and how we defend ourselves, is valuable. Knowing what we do when we…
A Dose Of Oxytocin May Make Men Feel Spiritual
A Dose Of Oxytocin May Make Men Feel Spiritual
in Spirituality & Mindfulness by Alison Jones, Duke University
The hormone oxytocin, dubbed the “love hormone” for its role in promoting social bonding, altruism, and more, may also…
What Is Your True Nature?
What Is Your True Nature? The Jewel Within
in Intuitive Awareness by Rob Preece
When we begin to explore the nature of the mind we will inevitably encounter the wild and uncontrollable aspects of our…
What To Ignore To Understand Your Child’s Test Scores
What To Ignore To Understand Your Child’s Test Scores
in Parenting by Stephen Sireci, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Now that the first month of school is over, parents can get ready for the next milestone of the school year – they will…
Are The Pundits Wrong About Hillary Clinton Dominating The Debate
Are The Pundits Wrong About Hillary Clinton Dominating The Debate
in Elections by Gleb Tsipursky, The Ohio State University
The vast majority of pundits declared Hillary Clinton the decisive winner of this week’s debate.
3 Ways A Happy Spouse Can Keep You Healthy
3 Ways A Happy Spouse Can Keep You Healthy
in Health & Wellness by Andy Henio, Michigan State University
People with a happy spouse are much more likely to report better health over time, according to a new study of 1,981…
What's Happening When Your Joints Crack?
What's Happening When Your Joints Crack?
in Health & Wellness by Andrew Lavender, Curtin University
We’ve all had the experience of standing up and hearing a loud pop in our back or hip, or trying to tiptoe through the…
Have Humans Evolved To Hunt Social Status?
Have Humans Evolved To Hunt Social Status?
in Happiness & Success by Carol Clark. Emory University
The reproductive success of men in non-industrialized societies is closely tied to their social status, report…
How Trade And Immigration Are Colliding With The US Two-party System
How Trade And Immigration Are Colliding With The US Two-party System
in Elections by Mark Aspinwall, Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas
This year, much interest is focused on what The Economist calls drawbridge politics. Voters who believe in leaving the…
It’s Not About The Website
It’s Not About The Website
in Career & Success by Alan Cohen
The business and relationship situations in your life do not have a life or reality of their own. They are reflections…
Early Menopause Is More Than Annoying
Early Menopause Is More Than Annoying
in Health & Wellness by Ashley Trentrock, University of Pittsburgh
Women who experience hot flashes and night sweats earlier in life are more likely to die from cardiovascular disease…
With More Drones In The Sky, Expect Less Privacy
With More Drones In The Sky, Expect Less Privacy
in Privacy and Security by Brendan Gogarty, University of Tasmania
Drone footage is everywhere, whether used to film extreme sports, outdoor events, nature, music festivals, or just for…
Sun-damaged Pink Lady® apples in Western Australia Rebecca Darbyshire
How To Spot Climate Change Happening In Your Garden
in Climate Impacts by Rebecca Darbyshire and Snow Barlow, University of Melbourne
Spring arrives and the warming weather encourages the plants in our gardens and parks to burst into life, commencing…
Burnout or Depression? What's Wrong with Me?
What's Wrong with Me? Burnout or Depression?
in Diseases & Conditions by Joan Borysenko
I wanted to know precisely why I felt like a zombie. Was I stressed out of my mind, overloaded with information that…
How Monkeys Make Friends And Influence Each Other
How Monkeys Make Friends And Influence Each Other
in Behavior Modification by Nicola Koyama, Liverpool John Moores University
For us humans, getting involved in an aggressive conflict can be costly, not only because of the risk of injury and…
Can Solar Power Outshine The Infrastructure Challenges?
Can Solar Power Outshine The Infrastructure Challenges?
in Climate Solutions by InnerSelf Staff
As the country pushes ahead with renewable energy goals, the challenges facing the grid are substantial, but not…
Record High To Record Low: What On Earth Is Happening To Antarctica's Sea Ice?
Record High To Record Low: What On Earth Is Happening To Antarctica's Sea Ice?
in Warming Evidence by Nerilie Abram, Australian National University; Matthew England, UNSW Australia, and Tessa Vance, University of Tasmania
2016 continues to be a momentous year for Australia’s climate, on track to be the new hottest year on record.
Why You Get Thirsty Before Going To Bed
Why You Get Thirsty Before Going To Bed
in Health & Wellness by Cynthia Lee, McGill University
The brain’s biological clock likely explains why we want to down a glass of water before going to sleep.
Wealthy Donors Are Trying To Buy School Board Elections
Wealthy Donors Are Trying To Buy School Board Elections
in Elections by Andy Henion, Michigan State University
Local school board elections increasingly are becoming national political battlegrounds, as millions of dollars in…
Jesus washing Peter’s feet. Sculpture beside the Prayer Tower, Pittsburg, Texas. J. Stephen Conn, CC BY-NC
Why America Needs The Virtues Of Humility
in Spirituality & Mindfulness by Christopher Beem, Pennsylvania State University
In a recent speech full of allusions to Bible verses and Christian hymns at the National Baptist Convention in Kansas…
Adopting A Romantic Manifesto
Adopting Your Own Romantic Manifesto
in Relationships by Mario Kamenetzky
I find satisfaction in the pursuit of love, and a life that gives full expression to the powers of my mind and my body,…
The Angel in the Tollbooth and the Art of Situational Comedy
The Angel in the Tollbooth and the Art of Situational Comedy
in Leisure & Creativity by Steve Bhaerman
Something happened the other day that highlighted why we do what we do, and why I love helping ordinary people find the…
Meditation Calms You, Even If You’re Not Mindful
Meditation Calms You, Even If You’re Not Mindful
in Fear and Worry by Andy Henion, Michigan State University
You don’t have to be a naturally mindful person to reap the emotional benefits of meditation.
What Drives The Lone Wolf Attacker?
What Drives The Lone Wolf Attacker?
in Hostilities by Randy Borum, University of South Florida
In recent months, lone offender attacks – sometimes called “lone wolf” attacks – have regularly populated news…
The Religion of the Heart vs the Religion of Fear?
The Religion of the Heart vs the Religion of Fear?
in Religions and Beliefs by Jim Dreaver
A man once said to me, "I want to open my heart more. I often feel a kind of tightness in my chest, which I am sure is…
Why You Should Feed A Virus And Starve Bacteria When You're Sick
Why You Should Feed A Virus And Starve Bacteria When You're Sick
in Health & Wellness by Ruslan Medzhitov, Yale University
Think back to the last time you came down with a cold and what it felt like to be sick. For most people, the feeling of…
How The Brain Registers Information Without Conscious Attention
How The Brain Registers Information Without Conscious Attention
in Behavior Modification by Volker Thoma, University of East London
Magicians, dictators, advertisers and scientists all know it. It is possible to influence people without them even…
How The Jim Crow Internet Is Pushing Back Against Black Lives Matter
How The Jim Crow Internet Is Pushing Back Against Black Lives Matter
in Inequality by Nicholas D. Mirzoeff, New York University
Police killings of African-Americans on social media have become the visual hallmark of our time. This decade will be…
World’s First Three Parent Baby Raises Questions
World’s First Three Parent Baby Raises Questions
in Diseases & Conditions by Joanna Poulton, University of Oxford
A baby boy, the first child to be born using a new technique that incorporates DNA from three people, is now five…
A Revolution Disguised As Organic Gardening
A Revolution Disguised As Organic Gardening
in Gardening by Samuel Alexander, University of Melbourne
It is with great sadness that I acknowledge the passing of Bill Mollison on Saturday, September 24 (1928-2016). He was…
US Military Warns Of The National And International Climate Security Risks
US Military Warns Of The National And International Climate Security Risks
in Warming Evidence by Alex Kirby, Climate News Network
Senior military figures in the US warn of national and international security threats posed by the impacts of climate…
Finally, Jobs That Work With Parenting
Finally, Jobs That Work With Parenting
in Parenting by Anne Miller, YES! Magazine
Right now I’m not worried about the glass ceiling. For now, with a young child, I’m embracing freelance work.
Superbugs Evolve In Waste Water, And Could End Up In Our Food
Superbugs Evolve In Waste Water, And Could End Up In Our Food
in Environment by Serena Caucci, United Nations University
We are heading into a post-antibiotic era, where common infections could once again be deadly. A phenomenon known as…
When It Comes To CEO Pay Congress Is All Hat And No Cattle
When It Comes To CEO Pay Congress Is All Hat And No Cattle
in Inequality by InnerSelf Staff
Last week, Congress engaged in a bipartisan barrage of CEO bashing.
Life Cycles and Changes Are Driving Me Crazy
Life Cycles and Changes Are Driving Me Crazy
in Life Changes by Tami Quinn, Beth Heller
Since change is the only constant in life, we have to get used to the idea that letting go of our fear of the unknown…
5 Imported Vegetables From China You Should Avoid
5 Imported Vegetables From China You Should Avoid
in Food & Nutrition by Irene Luo, Epoch Times
Defective imports from China, from pet food that kills pets, to toys containing lead, have grabbed headlines in United…
When And Why Do We Feel Like Sex?
When And Why Do We Feel Like Sex?
in Couples by Emily Harris, The University of Queensland; Fiona Barlow, Griffith University, and Matthew Hornsey
Sexual desire can change from moment to moment. One minute you’re feeling frisky, and the next you just feel like a cup…
As the country pushes ahead with renewable energy goals, the challenges facing the grid are substantial, but not insurmountable, according to energy experts.
Earth Could Reach Critical Climate Threshold in Decade
in Climate Impacts by Nadia Prupis, Common Dreams
The planet could pass the critical 1.5°C global temperature threshold in a decade—and is already two-thirds of the way…
Drones. Gregor Hartl/Flickr. Some rights reserved.
Drones, Surveillance, Population Control: How Our Cities Became A Battleground
in Hostilities by Feodora Hamza, Open Democracy
A new kind of warfare: how urban spaces are becoming the new battlefield, where the distinction between intelligence…
What's Behind America's Insistence On Instilling Grit In Kids?
What's Behind America's Insistence On Instilling Grit In Kids?
in Parenting by Paige Gray, Fort Lewis College
In the same way that actual grit accumulates in the cracks and crevices of the landscape, our cultural insistence on…
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Presidential Debate With Green Party's Jill Stein Added
in Elections by InnerSelf Staff
Excerpts from the presidential debate and get response from Green Party presidential nominee Dr. Jill Stein.
The Science Says Gardening Is Good For You
The Science Says Gardening Is Good For You
in Gardening by Chris Williams, University of Melbourne
As the weather warms and days lengthen, your attention may be turning to that forgotten patch of your backyard. This…
Addicted To Oil: US Gasoline Consumption Is Higher Than Ever
Addicted To Oil: US Gasoline Consumption Is Higher Than Ever
in Environment by Lucas Davis, University of California, Berkeley
August was the biggest month ever for U.S. gasoline consumption. Americans used a staggering 9.7 million barrels per…
Being Real, Being Happy: Letting go of the "Perfect Image"
Being Real, Being Happy: Letting go of the "Perfect Image"
in Perfectionism by Nicola Phoenix
Feeling accepted seems to feature so highly in our lives. We set such great store by how others perceive us. Even…
More Women Are Running The World, So Why Aren't More Men Doing The Dishes?
More Women Are Running The World, So Why Aren't More Men Doing The Dishes?
in Behavior Modification by Alice Evans, University of Cambridge
Globally, women are triumphing in historically male-dominated areas. 2017 may begin with women at the helm of Germany,…
The autobiographic memory network switches on when someone is preoccupied by thoughts concerning themselves. Mitya Ku/Flickr, CC BY
What Role Does The Brain Play In Shaping Our Mood?
in Attitude Adjustments by Genevieve Rayner, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
“Somebody woke up on the wrong side of bed this morning.” You know that comment; the one that rarely makes you feel any…
Are The Current Impacts Of Climate Going Unheeded?
Are The Current Impacts Of Climate Going Unheeded?
in Climate Impacts by Tim Radford,Climate News Network
New scientific studies address lack of awareness of the adverse economic, social and biodiversity effects that climate…
50 Million Sessions Show Why Uber Is So Popular
50 Million Sessions Show Why Uber Is So Popular
in Economy by Mark Peters, University of Chicago
Economists used data from almost 50 million Uber sessions to figure out just how much customers are benefiting from the…
How Social Media Can Damage Body Image
How Social Media Can Damage Body Image
in Forgiveness & Acceptance by Susan J Paxton and Siân McLean, La Trobe University
Social media is a wonderful way to connect with others, share experiences and opinions and express ideas. But it can…
What Is Spice And Why Is The Drug So Dangerous?
What Is Spice And Why Is The Drug So Dangerous?
in Diseases & Conditions by Oliver Sutcliffe and Robert Ralphs, Manchester Metropolitan University
Synthetic cannabis, of which Spice is an example, is linked to serious health issues ranging from difficulties…
The Movie "Free State Of Jones" Looks At The Castaway Army In The US Civil War
The Movie "Free State Of Jones" Looks At The Castaway Army In The US Civil War
in Leisure & Creativity by Erik Mathisen, Queen Mary University of London
Historians don’t like simple stories. Tales of the past that contain facile explanations or glib conclusions never seem…
A farmer in China spreads pesticide on her crops. Image: IFPRI via Flickr
Food Supply Fears Spark China's Intercontinental Land Grab
in Climate Impacts by Paul Brown, Climate News Network
With the impacts of climate change threatening food supply as population grows, China is buying land on other…
Listened to Your Body Lately? What's It Telling You?
Listened to Your Body Lately? What's It Telling You?
in Intuitive Awareness by Johanna Putnoi
Can you remember a time when your stomach knotted up in fear, your heart raced before an exciting challenge, you…
How Kids Can Benefit From Boredom
How Kids Can Benefit From Boredom
in Parenting by Teresa Belton, University of East Anglia
From books, arts and sports classes to iPads and television, many parents do everything in their power to entertain and…
What Exactly Is Terrorism, And Is It Getting Worse?
What Exactly Is Terrorism, And Is It Getting Worse?
in Hostilities by Frederic Lemieux, George Washington University
A bomb exploded in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan on Saturday, injuring 29 people. Police discovered a second…
How Much Energy Do You Put Into Avoiding Being Assaulted?
How Much Energy Do You Put Into Avoiding Being Assaulted?
in Fear and Worry by Fiona Vera-Gray, Durham University
A recent article offering men advice about how to proposition a woman wearing headphones – encouraging them to block…
InnerSelf Newsletter: September 25th, 2016
InnerSelf Newsletter: September 25th, 2016
in Newsletters by InnerSelf Staff
This week we take a look at communication, from within and from without, and we reflect on our true nature... which is…
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Horoscope Current Week: September 26 to October 2, 2016
in Horoscope by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Liberating Yourself Through The Way of the Heart
Liberating Yourself Through The Way of the Heart
in Inspiration by Shavasti
The deepest truth of human longing is that each of us yearns to be free to love and be loved. Everything we keep hidden…
Peace Is Your Responsibility: Are You Ready To Be Peace?
Peace Is Your Responsibility: Are You Ready To Be Peace?
in Behavior Modification by Christopher Papadopoulos
To really know about peace is to embody the truth that you and peace are one. But since so many aren’t aware of what…
Relationship Myth: "If You Don’t Have Something Nice To Say..."
The Relationship Myth: "If You Don’t Have Something Nice To Say..."
in Communication by Linda & Charlie Bloom
Many of us also have a strong tendency to withhold giving input to others that we fear may cause them to feel upset or…
A team of scientists has analysed cyclically changing patterns of sunlight and variations in climate. Image: Stanley Zimny via Flickr
New Confirmation Solar Cycle Not To Blame For Global Warming
in Warming Evidence by Tim Radford, Climate News Network
New research confirms that increased greenhouse gas levels − rather than solar radiation impacts − are the key factor…

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