Uncovering The Super Healing Secrets Of Each Mother's Breast Milk
Uncovering The Super Healing Secrets Of Each Mother's Breast Milk
by Elloise du Toit, University of Cape Town
Investigating the make up and composition of breast milk has been a critical part of understanding how newborn babies…
Temperatures and water costs are both rising in US cities such as Philadelphia. Image: Evan via Flickr
Clean Water Predicted To Be Unaffordable For Up To A Third Of US
by Tim Radford
US scientists provide new reality check for Donald Trump on the combined stresses of global warming and the rising…
Life Expectancy In Republican America Set For Dramatic Fall Without Obama's Care
Is Life Expectancy In Republican America Set For Dramatic Fall Without Obama's Care?
by Margaret Greenwood-Ericksen and Mahshid Abir, University of Michigan
The health of rural America is failing, and a repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) without adequate replacement…
Why Heart Failure Is Not As Common A Death As Reports Imply
Why Heart Failure Is Not As Common A Death As Reports Imply
by Frank Bowden, ACT Health
When George Michael died last year news reports all over the world announced the cause as heart failure. While they are…
Is Eating Standing Up Really Bad For You?
Is Eating Standing Up or Laying Down Really Bad For You?
by James Brown, Aston University
These days, many of us are flooded with advice on what to eat, when to eat and how much to eat. You may even have heard…
What It Looks Like When Communities Make Racial Justice a Priority
What It Looks Like When Communities Make Racial Justice a Priority
by Zenobia Jeffries and Araz Hachadourian, YES! Magazine
In the weeks following the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown, Wellspring Church in Ferguson became a space for protestors…
An Infinite Number of Possible Realities: What You See is What You Get
An Infinite Number of Possible Realities: How Do You Get There?
by Dr. Joe Dispenza
If you can imagine a future event in your life based on any one of your personal desires, that reality already exists…
How Schizophrenia May Cause Type 2 Diabetes
How Schizophrenia May Cause Type 2 Diabetes
by Toby Pillinger, King's College London
People with schizophrenia tend to die up to 30 years earlier than the general population.
The Fake News That Sealed The Fate Of Antony And Cleopatra
The Fake News That Sealed The Fate Of Antony And Cleopatra
by Eve MacDonald, University of Reading
The papers and social media are today full of claims of fake news; back and forth the accusations fly that one side of…
Snorers may be banished from the bedroom, disrupting intimate relationships. restlessglobetrotter/flickr, CC BY
Is Snoring Anything To Worry About?
by Jason Amatoury, Neuroscience Research Australia
There’s nothing quite like the sound of snoring as the ultimate sleep interrupter.
Was 2016 The Year The World Turned Its Back On Free Trade?
Was 2016 The Year The World Turned Its Back On Free Trade?
by Julien Chaisse and Qian Wang, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Fear of and misunderstanding about free trade and globalisation brought us a turbulent 2016.
A Most Important And Anticipated Climate Event Is Just Weeks Away
A Most Important And Anticipated Climate Event Is Just Weeks Away
by Robert Jennings, InnerSelf.com
The media and the general public usually pay little attention to this climate event that occurs around mid March every…
How Wearable Devices Are Reinventing Our Cities As Open-air Gyms
How Wearable Devices Are Reinventing Our Cities As Open-air Gyms
by Carlo Ratti, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
When Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, arguably the “father of gymnastics” and the inventor of the horizontal and parallel bars,…
3 Things To Make Your Home More Sustainable And Comfortable
3 Things To Make Your Home More Sustainable And Comfortable
by Trivess Moore; Andrew Carre, and Ralph Horne, RMIT University
When it comes to making your house comfortable and sustainable, prevention is better than cure. By prevention we mean…
Who is Betsy DeVos and Why You Should Care?
Who is Betsy DeVos and Why You Should Care?
by Dustin Hornbeck, Miami University
After President-elect Donald Trump tapped Betsy DeVos to become the head of the United States Department of Education,…
Why Understanding Your Partner's Thoughts Can Be Both Good And Bad
Why Understanding Your Partner's Thoughts Can Be Both Good And Bad
by Gery Karantzas, Deakin University
The notion of mind reading conjures images of psychic powers, crystal balls and other aspects of the paranormal.
cat 1 16
Why Are Some People Afraid Of Cats?
by Sally Shuttleworth, University of Oxford
The language of phobia is so common today that we scarcely give it a second thought.
Why Are Most People Right Handed?
Why Are Most People Right Handed?
by Caroline Spry, La Trobe University
Roughly 90% of humans are right-handed and this is one of the traits that separates us from most other primates who…
How Virtual Reality Technology Is Changing The Way Students Learn
How Virtual Reality Technology Is Changing The Way Students Learn
by Michael Phillips, Monash University
For many years, schools and universities have had to change the way they work and teach in order to fit in with…
I have a dream speech and video
I Have A Dream (text & video)
by Martin Luther King, Jr.
The I Have A Dream speech is the crown jewel of the 20th century. Given before 250,000 souls on the steps of the…
freedom for oppressed 1 16
What Shaped Martin Luther King's Prophetic Vision?
by Kenyatta R. Gilbert, Howard University
The name Martin Luther King Jr. is iconic in the United States. The outgoing 44th president, Barack Obama, spoke of…
Turning On Your Heart’s Light and Discovering Your True Self
How To Unwrap the Gift Within Your Heart
by Joan Cerio
Just as a sculptor chips away the marble that covers the already-formed work of art, our inner work is to remove what…
As Republicans Get Ready To Dismantle ACA, Insurers Ready To Bolt
As Republicans Get Ready To Dismantle ACA, Insurers Ready To Bolt
by J.B. Silvers, Case Western Reserve University
There’s a joke among insurers that there are two things that health insurance companies hate to do – take risks and pay…
Are Anxiety And Stress Related To GI Trouble In People With Autism?
Are Anxiety And Stress Related To GI Trouble In People With Autism?
by Jesslyn Chew, University of Missouri
It is common for individuals with autism to have a more intense reaction to stress, and some of these patients seem to…
InnerSelf Newsletter: January 15th, 2017
InnerSelf Newsletter: January 15th, 2017
by InnerSelf Staff
This week the titles of our featured articles could be read as a To Do List: Purify Your Aura; Use Sonic Sounds for…
Why It's Time To Move On From Yes We Can To Git Er Done
Why It's Time To Move On From 'Yes We Can' to 'Git Er Done'
by Robert Jennings, InnerSelf.com
While discussing the poor potential of the incoming administration recently, a friend expressed hopes that they would…
Say What You Got To Say, Do What Needs To Be Done
Say What You Got To Say, Do What Needs To Be Done
by Marie T. Russell, InnerSelf
There is a common theme in a lot of the things I hear, see, and read these days. It is the theme of "taking action". We…
astro three
Horoscope Current Week: January 16 to 22, 2017
by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Pediatricians Offer 4 Tips To Teach Kindness To Children
Pediatricians Offer 4 Tips To Teach Kindness To Children
by Nia Heard-Garris, University of Michigan and Danielle Erkoboni, University of Pennsylvania
Children are listening. During the election, messages of hate, fear and intolerance were propagated across different…
Wild Horses Couldn’t Drag Me Away
Wild Horses Couldn’t Drag Me Away
by Doug Heyes, M.A.
I raised my hand in class at the University of Santa Monica and quietly shared that there was something I needed to…
Free College Explained In A Global Context
Free College Explained In A Global Context
by Jason Lane, University at Albany, State University of New York
New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently pledged to make undergraduate education at the the City University of New…
Why President Obama's Compromising Path Is No Longer Enough
Why President Obama's Compromising Path Is No Longer Enough
by Cynthia Young, Pennsylvania State University
On Jan. 10, President Barack Obama delivered a farewell address to the nation in his adopted hometown of Chicago.
From Utopia to Materialism to Becoming Citizens of the World
From Utopia to Materialism to Becoming Citizens of the World
by Daisaku Ikeda
Our youth, to whom we will entrust the twenty-first century, look upon neither their future nor their world with bright…
Anxiety Can Lead Men To Overtreat Prostate Cancer
Anxiety Can Lead Men To Overtreat Prostate Cancer
by David Hill, University at Buffalo
The anxiety many men experience after being diagnosed with prostate cancer may lead them to choose potentially…
virus 1 15
The Search For A Universal Influenza Vaccine
by Ian Setliff and Amyn Murji, Vanderbilt University
No one wants to catch the flu, and the best line of defense is the seasonal influenza vaccine.
Why Drinking To Forget Could Make PTSD Worse

Why Drinking To Forget Could Make PTSD Worse

Vanessa McMains, Johns Hopkins University
Some Sane Self Talk About The Body
Some Sane Self-Talk About The Body
by Barbara Berger
The reality for most of us is that sometimes the body does hurt. We can make it a lot easier for our bodies to do their…
Rediscovering Spontaneous Relaxation and Dropping the Struggle with Time
Rediscovering Spontaneous Relaxation and Dropping the Struggle with Time
by Roger Housden
Time is money, as they say. As a culture, we hate the notion of wasting time, of losing time, and we often find…
Sexual and Reproductive Rights In This New Political Era
Sexual and Reproductive Rights In This New Political Era
by Kevin Mintz, Stanford University
I celebrated my first Gay Pride Day in San Francisco on June 28, 2015. Two days earlier, the Supreme Court legalized…
China's New Silk Road Is All Part Of Its Grand Strategy For Global Influence
China's New Silk Road Is All Part Of Its Grand Strategy For Global Influence
by Anoush Ehteshami, Durham University
The first freight train from China to the UK has started its 12,000 mile journey from the industrial city of Yiwu in…
5 Ways To Make Your Child A Creative Genius
5 Ways To Make Your Child A Creative Genius
by Elena Hoicka, University of Sheffield
Congratulations! Your child is already a creative genius by virtue of being human. Humans are far more creative than…
China To Make Solar Power Rise From Chernobyl's Nuclear Ashes
China To Make Solar Power Rise From Chernobyl's Nuclear Ashes
by Kieran Cooke
Chinese companies plan to spend $1 billion over the next two years building a giant solar farm on land contaminated by…
Unlock the Doorway to Your Heart: It’s Time For True Self-Empowerment
Unlock the Doorway to Your Heart: It’s Time For True Self-Empowerment
by Joan Cerio
Love enters and exits our physical body through the sacred coordinate within our heart. It permeates every organ, cell,…
3 Ways Progressives Can Reconnect With Rural America

3 Ways Progressives Can Reconnect With Rural America

Anthony Flaccavento, YES! Magazine
Purifying Your Aura Using The Healing Power of Prayer
Purifying Your Aura Using The Healing Power of Prayer
by Susan Shumsky, DD
Reciting these powerful, energizing prayers lifts the frequency of your aura dramatically. To practice these prayers,…
How To Use Sonic Sounds for Healing Yourself and the Planet
How To Use Sonic Sounds for Healing Yourself and the Planet
by Diana Cooper and Kathy Crosswell
Sound is third-dimensional. When the angels add their energy to sound it becomes a fast-frequency sonic emitted for…
Different species may congregate at a feeding spot. Brad Walker, The Conversation
How To Attract Your Favorite Birds To Your Garden
by Grainne Cleary, Deakin University
It brings many people joy to provide food and water for birds, to encourage them to stay a while and be given the…
hidden figures 1 13
The Hidden Figures Jeff Sessions Wants to Keep in the Shadows
by Bill Moyers, BillMoyers.com
As the Senate hearings for Jeff Sessions’ nomination as attorney general ran into their second day, I kept thinking…
Lessons from the Homeless: Vital Principles of Sharing and Simplicity
Lessons from the Homeless: Vital Principles of Sharing and Simplicity
by Wayne Teasdale
I have come to believe that people living on the street have a lot to offer us: profound insights gleaned as we process…
How The Mediterranean Diet May Protect Your Brain In Old Age
How The Mediterranean Diet May Protect Your Brain In Old Age
by Paul Fletcher, University of Cambridge
Amid the contention about diets and detoxes, sugar and fats, there is at least general agreement that a Mediterranean…
How Ancient Climate Change Drove The Rise Of Reptiles
How Ancient Climate Change Drove The Rise Of Reptiles
by Richard Butler and Andrew Jones, University of Birmingham
After lying largely forgotten in a museum for decades, a set of fossilised footprints have revealed a new glimpse of…
empathy 1 12
Children Learn Empathy Growing Up, But Adults Can Be Trained To Have More
by John Malouff, University of New England
“I just get so angry when he says he will call and then doesn’t,” says Ellen about her boyfriend.
A New Chemical Compound That Cuts Melanoma’s Spread By Up To 90%
A New Chemical Compound That Cuts Melanoma’s Spread By Up To 90%
by Sarina Gleason, Michigan State University
Scientists have discovered that a chemical compound—and potential new drug—reduces the spread of melanoma cells by up…

follow InnerSelf on

google-plus-iconfacebook-icontwitter-iconrss-icon

 Get The Latest By Email

{emailcloak=off}