InnerSelf Newsletter: July 23rd, 2017
InnerSelf Newsletter: July 23rd, 2017
by InnerSelf Staff
There are many expressions and idioms that suggest how to best deal with life. One that comes to mind is "when life…
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Horoscope Current Week: July 24 to 30, 2017
by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Organizing Human Chain Saves Drowning Family: Can A Similar Approach Save Our Drowning Human Family?
Organizing Human Chain Saves Drowning Family: Can A Similar Approach Save Our Drowning Human Family?
by Steve Bhaerman
We always feel heartened by tales of heroism, and we celebrate the individual hero or "shero". It's even more…
How Wildfires Could Radically Change Our Forests And Your Life
How Wildfires Could Radically Change Our Forests And Your Life
by Merritt Turetsky, University of Guelph
Multiple lines of evidence are now telling us a convincing story that boreal fires are changing — they are getting…
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To Defeat Tyranny Today Look To The Past
by Waller R. Newell, Carleton University
Democracy is under assault. Vladimir Putin’s authoritarianism, ISIS terrorism, the nuclear threat from North Korea and…
During Panic Attacks, Can Our Minds Be Trusted?
During Panic Attacks, Can Our Minds Be Trusted?
by Alex Lickerman MD
People who suffer from panic attacks on a regular basis will often say that having them makes them feel as if they're…
Twelve Steps to Abundance and Prosperity
Twelve Steps to Abundance and Prosperity
by Mark Thurston, PhD.
Something extraordinary emerges when we piece together Edgar Cayce’s statements made to many different people on the…
Breast Cancer And Drinking May Be Linked For Black Women
Breast Cancer And Drinking May Be Linked For Black Women
by Laura Oleniacz, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Black women who drink more than 14 alcoholic drinks per week have a significantly higher risk of invasive breast cancer…
5 Power Tips for Women in the Workplace
5 Power Tips for Women in the Workplace
by Marja Norris
Women are imbued with the powers of relationships, mindfulness, and inspiring trust. While we don't think these are a…
Dump Your Parent Issues: They Are Messing Up Your Life!
Dump Your Parent Issues: They Are Messing Up Your Life!
by Meg Blackburn Losey, Ph.D.
Parent issues are some of the worst and most longstanding issues we can have. When children do not have what they need,…
4 Achievable Steps for Turning Burnout into Brilliance
4 Achievable Steps for Turning Burnout into Brilliance
by Denise R. Green
We're all born with a spark, and then life piles on. But it's possible to clear off the muck so you can shine…
How Building Your Child's Spoken Word Bank Can Boost Their Capacity To Read
How Building Your Child's Spoken Word Bank Can Boost Their Capacity To Read
by Signy Wegener and Anne Castles, Macquarie University
Children’s oral vocabulary – their knowledge of the sounds and meanings of words – is strongly positively associated…
Are Low Calorie Sweeteners Really Better For You?

Are Low Calorie Sweeteners Really Better For You?

Rachel Adams, Cardiff Metropolitan University
How to Get the Best Out of a Black Moon!
How to Get the Best Out of a Black Moon!
by Sarah Varcas
A black moon is a particularly powerful new moon which augurs a significant new phase. We can use its energy to prepare…
Learning Life Lessons by Playing Dice
Can You Learn Life Lessons by Playing Dice?
by Joseph Gallenberger, Ph.D.
I started this journey feeling that miracles were rare and wonderful events. I felt mostly that we prayed for them and,…
Life Is A Circle, Not A Straight Line
Life Is A Circle, Not A Straight Line
by Nora Caron
When we look at nature, we can clearly see how everything is related to cycles. We have lunar cycles, tide cycles,…
5 Steps To Deal With Loss
5 Steps To Deal With The Many Types of Loss
by Jude Bijou, M.A., M.F.T.
Somewhere, we got the idea that losses should be avoided at all costs because they are too painful. The result: no one…
Why In The Future It Should Be Consumers That Go On Strike
Why In The Future It Should Be Consumers That Go On Strike
by Aude Cefaliello, University of Glasgow
I belong to a generation that has been told there is no other choice other than to be flexible in the labour market.…
Prophetic Dreams: A Crinkle In Time Giving Advance Warning?
Prophetic Dreams: A Crinkle In Time Giving Advance Warning?
by Ann Bolinger-McQuade
In the wake of disasters, multiple reports of prophetic dreams and oracles often surface. Immediately after the Titanic…
Are You Ready to Live the Life You’ve Always Dreamed Of?
Are You Ready to Live the Life You’ve Always Dreamed Of?
by Dr. Jennifer Howard
Are you living the life you’ve always dreamed of? I mean, really? Are you the person you want to be? Or is there a…
How Hard Is It To Recognize That You Are Experiencing A Delusion?
How Hard Is It To Recognize That You Are Experiencing A Delusion?
by Kevin Morgan, Univ. of Westminster
When people experience delusions or hallucinations there is usually some loss of contact with reality whereby normal…
Why Is It So Hard To Improve American Policing?

Why Is It So Hard To Improve American Policing?

Frederic Lemieux, George Washington University
8 Things That Have Changed Since The Smoking Ban
8 Things That Have Changed Since The Smoking Ban
by Andrew Russell, Durham University
It’s hard to think back to what English pubs and clubs were like before the law about smoke-free public places came…
The Gig Economy Was Nothing New Even In The 18th Century
The Gig Economy Was Nothing New Even In The 18th Century
by Tawny Paul, University of Exeter
The Taylor Report, the UK government’s recent major review of modern work, paid particular attention to the “gig…
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Stress!!! How to Manage Its Impact on You & Your Life
by Chuck Fata & Suzette Hodnett
Our bodies have forgotten how relaxation feels. We have come to accept our fast-paced, over-loaded, and increasingly…
Why We Still Love Jane Austen's Heroes, Heroines And Houses After 200 Years
Why We Still Love Jane Austen's Heroes, Heroines And Houses After 200 Years
by Lizzie Rogers, University of Hull
Two centuries on from the death of Jane Austen, the enthusiasm for her work and the Regency world she represents is…
Is America's Digital Leadership On The Wane?

Is America's Digital Leadership On The Wane?

Bhaskar Chakravorti, Tufts University
This, Not Diet, May Cause GI Trouble In Kids With Autism
This, Not Diet, May Cause GI Trouble In Kids With Autism
by Derek Thompson, University of Missouri
Diet is not a contributing factor to the significant gastrointestinal issues common among children with autism spectrum…
Horsing Around With Young Children Makes Them Laugh And Helps Them Learn
Horsing Around With Young Children Makes Them Laugh And Helps Them Learn
by Laura Tallant, Bath Spa University
A good sense of humor is a highly valued personality trait. We like to laugh and for others to laugh with (not usually…
Sharing is Good: Building a Sharing Economy
Sharing is Good: Building a Sharing Economy & Community
by Beth Buczynski
By changing our idea of what it means to be sustainable people, families, and businesses, and working together to…
If Democracy Is To Survive, Youth Must Stand Up And Defend
If Democracy Is To Survive, Youth Must Stand Up And Defend It
by Henry Giroux, McMaster University
According to famed anthropologist Arjun Appadurai, the central question of our times is whether we’re witnessing the…
Poor Kids Hit Puberty Sooner And Risk A Lifetime Of Health Problems
Poor Kids Hit Puberty Sooner And Risk A Lifetime Of Health Problems
by Ying Sun, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
Shape-shifting bodies. Cracking voices. Hairs sprouting in new places. Puberty marks a dramatic period of change for…
How Empathy Can Make Or Break A Troll
How Empathy Can Make Or Break A Troll
by Evita March, Federation University Australia
Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran recently announced he had quit Twitter because he was sick of internet trolls.
How Your Gut May Help You Lose Weight, Fight Depression And Lower Blood Pressure
How Your Gut May Help You Lose Weight, Fight Depression And Lower Blood Pressure
by Jasenka Zubcevic and Christopher Martyniuk, University of Florida
A universe of organisms living inside you may affect every part of your body, from your brain to your bones, and even…
The Real Spiritual Path
The Real Spiritual Path Is Wherever You Are
by Imre Vallyon
To live a spiritual life, you don’t have to give up your job or become a monk or a nun. The spiritual life is where you…
InnerSelf Newsletter: July 16th, 2017
InnerSelf Newsletter: July 16th, 2017
by InnerSelf Staff
This week we look at family. We all have one, or if we no longer do, we did at some point. Family influenced our early…
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Horoscope Previous Week: July 17 to 23, 2017
by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Why The Opioid Crisis Is A Referendum On Unregulated Free Market Theory
Why The Opioid Crisis Is A Referendum On Unregulated Free Market Theory
by Robert Jennings, InnerSelf.com
The opioid crisis in the US is a near perfect example why the current push for unregulated free markets is mostly…
Research Shows That Marriage Does Make Men Fatter
Research Shows That Marriage Does Make Men Fatter
by Joanna Syrda, University of Bath
Wedding vows traditionally account for the possibility of bumps in the road ahead. For richer for poorer is an…

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