Spiritually Healing The Emotional After-Effects Of Abortion
Spiritually Healing The Emotional After-Effects Of Abortion
by Ralph Metzner, Ph.D.
Susan, a woman in her fifties, came to one of my workshops and asked to work with the process called Healing Relations…
Meditation On Creating Your Ideal Life and Living Your Life Purpose
Meditation On Creating Your Ideal Life and Living Your Life Purpose
by Sanaya Roman and Duane Packer (Orin and DaBen)
With each breath in I affirm I have a life purpose. With each breath out I send my purpose out to the world, where it…
Are Religious People Happier Than Non-Religious People?
Are Religious People Happier Than Non-Religious People?
by Kayonda Hubert Ngamaba, University of York
What makes people happy? This question can be difficult to answer. Happiness has been discussed throughout history.…
U.S. Gun Violence Is A Symptom Of A Long Historical Problem
U.S. Gun Violence Is A Symptom Of A Long Historical Problem
by J.M. Opal, McGill University
Like the teens and children who showed up at the White House and elsewhere to protest, Americans must rediscover…
New Research Shows Siblings Can Make You More Empathic

New Research Shows Siblings Can Make You More Empathic

Sheri Madigan, University of Calgary; et al
Why Telling People They Could Get Sick In The Future Won't Persuade Them To Be Healthy Now
Why Telling People They Could Get Sick In The Future Won't Persuade Them To Be Healthy Now
by Adam Bulley and Thomas Suddendorf, The University of Queensland
Eating a doughnut now seems more rewarding than the nebulous concept of “better future health”.
Become Abundant by Realizing Your Greater Potential
Become Abundant by Realizing Your Greater Potential
by Orin and DaBen
Whether you are consciously aware of it or not, deep inside you are seeking growth and aliveness, wanting to manifest…
Martial Arts Can Improve Your Long-Term Attention Span And Alertness
Martial Arts Can Improve Your Long-Term Attention Span And Alertness
by Ashleigh Johnstone, Bangor University
Mental strength is so important to martial arts that researchers have found karate experts’ stronger punching force may…
Tesla's Smart Virtual Power Plant Uses Real People Power
Tesla's Smart Virtual Power Plant Works With Real People Power
by Hedda Ransan-Cooper, Australian National University; et al
The South Australian government and Tesla recently announced a large-scale solar and storage scheme that will…
Is Poverty Driving Extraordinary Obesity Levels?

Is Poverty Driving Extraordinary Obesity Levels?

Martin Cohen, University of Hertfordshire
Are You Rebelling Against Your Own Self?
Are You Rebelling Against Yourself?
by Marie T. Russell
As children we rebelled against our parents, against authority. Yet now that we are adults and are in charge of our own…
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Three Strategies To Promote Empathy In Children
by Sheri Madigan, University of Calgary; et al
Johnny is five years old. He watches his friend Mark being teased by other kids, and then he sees Mark start to cry. As…
Why Earthworms Are More Important Than Pandas
Why Earthworms Are More Important Than Pandas
by Sarah Johnson, King's College London
Not all wildlife is created equal in our eyes. Take the earthworm, which doesn’t have the widespread appeal of larger,…
Five Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors
Five Surprising Things DNA Has Revealed About Our Ancestors
by George Busby, University of Oxford
Researchers recently used DNA from the 10,000-year-old “Cheddar Man”, one of Britain’s oldest skeletons, to unveil what…
What Can We Do To Curtail Anxiety And Depression Among College Students?
What Can We Do To Curtail Anxiety And Depression Among College Students?
by David Rosenberg, Wayne State University
Many of us think of college as a wondrous time of new experiences and great freedom to explore new ideas and find one’s…
Comfortably Numb – Why Some Older People Turn To Cannabis For Pain Relief
Comfortably Numb – Why Some Older People Turn To Cannabis For Pain Relief
by Tony Rao, King's College London and Ian Hamilton, University of York
When most people think of cannabis users, they probably think mainly of the younger generations. But it’s actually the…
How Urban Farmers Are Learning To Grow Food Without Soil Or Natural Light
How Urban Farmers Are Learning To Grow Food Without Soil Or Natural Light
by Silvio Caputo, University of Portsmouth
Growing food in cities became popular in Europe and North America during and immediately after World War II. Urban…
Why The US Approach To Security Is Deeply Troubling
Why The US Approach To Security Is Deeply Troubling
by Joseph Camilleri, La Trobe University
Media coverage of Donald Trump’s presidency has fixated on his outlandish, off-the-cuff tweets, his ill-conceived and…
Mind Over Mountain
Mind Over Mountain
by Sandra Miniere, M.Ed.
My first time hiking I was in physical distress just walking uphill. Resting briefly, I recovered and continued. I…
Seeking Balance by Releasing Control
Seeking Balance by Releasing Control
by Richard Dupuis
Humans are pleasure-seeking and will avoid pain at all costs, which is, of course, an attempt at controlling the…
InnerSelf Newsletter: February 18th, 2018
InnerSelf Newsletter: February 18th, 2018
by InnerSelf Staff
Balance. This week we focus on attaining balance. It seems that our whole world is also now in a state of seeking…
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Horoscope Current Week: February 19 to 25, 2018
by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Who Are The New Renewable Superpowers

Who Are The New Renewable Superpowers

Andrew Barron, Swansea University
Finding Balance: Life Is About Balance
Finding Balance: Life Is About Balance
by Denise Jaden
In all areas, I believe balance is key to living a peaceful and successful life. As the saying goes, “All work and no…
The Woman Who Chose to Plant Corn
The Woman Who Chose to Plant Corn
by Charles Eisenstein
A Diné (Navajo) friend of mine, Lyla June Johnston, sent me a one-line email: “I am not going to Harvard… I am going to…
How To Stimulate a Child's Brain Development
How To Stimulate a Child's Brain Development
by Nina Sokolovic, Jennifer Jenkins and Michal Perlman, University of Toronto
When parents and teachers adapt their own behaviours based on what a child is thinking, they help stimulate that…
Living in the Flow of Grace: Seashells in the Desert
Living in the Flow of Grace: Seashells in the Desert
by Nancy Windheart
I am astonished and delighted at how the universe works. I am learning more and more about how to live in what I call…
How To Eradicate The Flu Virus From Your Home

How To Eradicate The Flu Virus From Your Home

Jason Tetro, University of Guelph
How Western Science Is Finally Catching Up To Traditional Knowledge
How Western Science Is Finally Catching Up To Traditional Knowledge
by George Nicholas, Simon Fraser University
A team of researchers in northern Australia have documented kites and falcons
Choose Hope: Step Away from Apathy & Indifference
Choose Hope: Step Away from Apathy and Indifference
by David Krieger and Daisaku Ikeda
We all have a choice. We can submit to apathy and indifference or we can choose hope. This dialogue is about choosing…
Blowing Off Steam To Keep Your Life Manageable?
Blowing Off Steam To Keep Your Life Manageable?
by Ira Israel
Being constrained by a civilization’s laws and regulations, combined with a low tolerance for emotional expression,…
Letting Go Of Our Fear When In The Midst Of Change
Letting Go Of Our Fear When In The Midst Of Change
by Jodi Hershey
A friend of mine who is very aware of these changes and has been stuck for some time asked me how we move forward. “If…
How Witnessing Violence Harms Children’s Mental Health
How Witnessing Violence Harms Children’s Mental Health
by Lee Daniel J. Flannery, Case Western Reserve University
When children learn about news like the deadly school shooting that claimed more than a dozen lives on Feb. 14, 2018 in…
Depression: When It Strikes Nearby
Depression: What To Do When It Strikes Nearby
by Douglas Bloch
Clinical depression is an affliction of the mind, body, and spirit that affects over 17 million Americans. If you are…
How Hearing Loss And Depression Are Connected
How Hearing Loss And Depression Are Connected
by Karl Bates, Duke University
Hearing loss can create chronic stress that can lead to depression, but high levels of social support—from family,…
Product Labels Like ‘Fair Trade’ Mean Less Than You’d Think
Product Labels Like ‘Fair Trade’ Mean Less Than You’d Think
by Rob Jordan-Stanford University
Buying ethically sourced products is not as straightforward as it might seem, according to the first large-scale…
How To Defeat Social Anxiety And Embarrassment
How To Defeat Social Anxiety And Embarrassment
by Melissa Dahl, Big Think
Why is it awkward to listen to a recording of your own voice? What makes us cringe?
Why This Dog Show Is More Than A Canine Beauty Pageant
Why This Dog Show Is More Than A Canine Beauty Pageant
by Jacqueline Boyd, Lecturer in Animal Science, Nottingham Trent University
Every year, the NEC in Birmingham, England, becomes a magnet for dog lovers, as more than 22,000 canines assemble for…
A snailfish swims 7,400 metres below the surface.
Ten Things You Never Knew About The Ocean’s Deepest Places
by Alan Jamieson, Senior Lecturer, Oceanlab, University of Aberdeen
The ocean is deep. In fact, most of it is deep. Officially anything deeper than just 200 meters is considered the “deep…
Why Are So Many People Still Living In Flood-prone Cities?
Why Are So Many People Still Living In Flood-prone Cities?
by Guy Michaels, Associate Professor, London School of Economics and Political Science
Over the last 30 years, floods have killed more than 500,000 people globally, and displaced about 650m more. In a paper…
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