How The US Is Turning Back Progress On Access To Birth Control
How The US Is Turning Back Progress On Access To Birth Control
by Melissa Haussman
Last month, the U.S. administration officially announced its intention to block federal family planning funds for…
Why See China's Latest Sci-fi Blockbuster The Wandering Earth
Why See China's Latest Sci-fi Blockbuster The Wandering Earth
by Hiu Man Chan
As China demonstrated its space credentials by landing a lunar probe on the far side of the moon in January 2019, a…
Should You Eat More Mushrooms To Keep Your Brain Sharp?
Should You Eat More Mushrooms To Keep Your Brain Sharp?
by National University of Singapore
Seniors who consume more than two standard portions of mushrooms weekly may have 50 percent reduced odds of having mild…
How to Recognize and Develop Awareness and Intuition
How to Recognize and Develop Awareness and Intuition
by Nancy C. Pohle and Ellen L. Selover
Our physical senses -- hearing, sight, taste, smell, and touch -- are powerful receptors, able to retrieve immense…
How To Talk To Children About Terrorism
How To Talk To Children About Terrorism
by Sarah Parry and Jez Oldfield
Distressing events like terrorist attacks affect us all in different ways.hile adults often have enough life experience…
Study Suggests A Link Between Sleep Disorder And Parkinson’s
Study Suggests A Link Between Sleep Disorder And Parkinson’s
by Shawn Hayward
A large study of more than 1,200 patients provides important predictors of Parkinson’s disease progression, report…
New Research Shows Even Light Physical Activity Has Health Benefits
New Research Shows Even Light Physical Activity Has Health Benefits
by Richard Metcalfe
Most people probably don’t think of everyday activities – such as hanging out the washing or putting away the groceries…
Should You Stand Or Walk On A Escalator? Left Side, Right Side?
Should You Stand Or Walk On A Escalator? Left Side, Right Side?
by Lesley Strawderman
Love them or hate them, traffic laws exist to keep people safe and to help vehicles flow smoothly. And while they…
Why We Must Narrate A History Beyond The 'Triumph Of Humanity' To Find Solutions To Climate Change
Why We Must Narrate A History Beyond The 'Triumph Of Humanity' To Find Solutions To Climate Change
by Amanda Power
One reason why people find it difficult to think about climate change and the future may be their understanding of…
How To Increase Your Healing Ability and Heal Yourself
How To Increase Your Healing Ability and Heal Yourself
by Marie T. Russell
Everyone has the power and the ability to connect with the life energy that brings in healing. You don't need training,…
Do You Have A Magnetic Compass In Your Head?
Do You Have A Magnetic Compass In Your Head?
by Shinsuke Shimojo, et al
Do human beings have a magnetic sense? Biologists know other animals do. They think it helps creatures including bees,…
Unscrambling Whether Eggs Are Good For You
Unscrambling Whether Eggs Are Good For You
by Tom Sanders
It’s hard to keep up with the message on eggs. Are they good for you or not? In the 1960s, people were told: “Go to…
Why You Shouldn't Bury Your Pet In The Backyard
Why You Shouldn't Bury Your Pet In The Backyard
by Rachel Allavena
Companion animals are part of our families, but inevitably the time comes for us to say goodbye to them due to old age…
A Parent's Guide To Protecting Your Kids From Online Hoaxes
A Parent's Guide To Protecting Your Kids From Online Hoaxes
by Joanne Orlando
It’s a parent’s responsibility to protect their children from harm, no matter where that threat of harm comes from. But…
Food Allergies: What You Need To Know About The Role Your Skin Plays
Food Allergies: What You Need To Know About The Role Your Skin Plays
by Sara Brown
Food allergies are on the increase worldwide, ranging from minor inconvenience to possible sudden death, and leading to…
Listen to Your Body: It Knows What It Needs
Listen to Your Body: It Knows What It Needs
by Zoosh
If you are seeking someone to lead you to physical mastery, seek no further than your own physical body. Look to your…
Why The Meat Industry Could Win Big From The Switch To Veggie Lifestyles
Why The Meat Industry Could Win Big From The Switch To Veggie Lifestyles
by Malte Rödl
One of the largest meat processors in the UK, supplying supermarkets across the country with beef, pork, and lamb, has…
Women Can Build Positive Body Image By Controlling What They View On Social Media
Women Can Build Positive Body Image By Controlling What They View On Social Media
by Rachel Cohen, et al
Social media use is often described as being problematic for mental health and body image. But is all social media use…
Boys' Attention And Prosocial Behavior Linked To Earnings 30 Years Later
Boys' Attention And Prosocial Behavior Linked To Earnings 30 Years Later
by Francis Vergunst
New research, published in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics, shows that boys from low-income backgrounds who were…
How You Can Help A Friend With Depression
How You Can Help A Friend With Depression
by Lowri Dowthwaite
Depression is a common mental health problem that can affect people at many different stages in life. How bad it gets…
Thich Nhat Hanh, The Buddhist Monk Who Introduced Mindfulness To The West, Prepares To Die
Thich Nhat Hanh, The Buddhist Monk Who Introduced Mindfulness To The West, Prepares To Die
by Brooke Schedneck
Thich Nhat Hanh, the monk who popularized mindfulness in the West, has returned home to Vietnam to enjoy the rest of…
Marijuana is a lot more than just THC

How Marijuana Is A Lot More Than Just Getting High

James David Adams, Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Southern California
Nobody Owes Me A Thing
You Have The Key to the Happiness You So Deeply Desire
by Lionel Fifield
How many of you have felt stress, anger, resentment, and a range of other emotions when you felt that somebody had not…
InnerSelf Newsletter: March 17th, 2019
InnerSelf Newsletter: March 17th, 2019
by InnerSelf Staff
Many of us work with "to do" lists. Often they include short-term items like remember to buy toothpaste, or other…
Horoscope Current Week: March 18th to 24th, 2019
Horoscope Current Week: March 18th to 24th, 2019
by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Simple Steps For Cultivating A Revolution In Your Backyard
Simple Steps For Cultivating A Revolution In Your Backyard
by Anne Biklé and David R. Montgomery
When we broke ground for a garden at our 80-year-old house in the middle of Seattle, we took the most obvious thing for…
What Are Panic Attacks And What's Happening When We Have Them?
What Are Panic Attacks And What's Happening When We Have Them?
by Lynne Harris
What would you think was happening to you if out of nowhere your heart started to race, you were drenched in sweat, you…
The Importance Of Connecting With Earth And Her Gifts
Connecting With Earth And Her Gifts
by Cheralyn Darcey
The opportunity to connect to Earth and her gifts in modern times is often waved away as a childish fantasy or an…
Bereaved Who Take Comfort In Digital Messages From Dead Loved Ones Live In Fear Of Losing Them
Bereaved Who Take Comfort In Digital Messages From Dead Loved Ones Live In Fear Of Losing Them
by Debra Bassett
The internet is changing how we converse with the dead. While the bereaved have traditionally visited graves or burial…
Do Not Give Up What You Want Most for What You Want Right Now
Do Not Give Up What You Want Most for What You Want Right Now
by Carly Pollack
The most powerful influence on the human mind is our core beliefs about our identity, who we think we are. If you have…
Young People Are Striking From School See Climate Change For The Life-threatening Issue It Is
Young People Striking From School See Climate Change For The Life-threatening Issue It Is
by David Rousell and Amy Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles
Students around the world are walking out of school once more, as part of ongoing strikes to protest governments’…
Why Singing In Your Head Could Mess Up Your Pitch
Why Singing In Your Head Could Mess Up Your Pitch
by Bert Gambini
Singing a song in your head before actually singing it could be nudging you out of tune, according to new research.
Sitting Quietly, Doing Nothing, Letting Everything Be Without Resistance
Sitting Quietly, Doing Nothing, Letting Everything Be Without Resistance
by Barbara Berger
Sitting quietly, doing nothing. But what’s the point, you ask? Why should I do this? Why should I waste my precious…
Feeling SAD? The Ups and Downs of Bright Light Therapy (BLT)
Feeling SAD? The Ups and Downs of Bright Light Therapy (BLT)
by Anadi Martel
In the 1980s, health professionals began to practice bright light therapy (BLT) to treat a chronobiological disorder…
Monopoly Was Designed 100 Years Ago To Teach The Dangers Of Capitalism
Monopoly Was Designed 100 Years Ago To Teach The Dangers Of Capitalism
by Benjamin Hoy
Have you played Monopoly lately? Or maybe snakes and ladders? These board games are examples of 100-year-old games that…
The Psychology Of Fear And Hate, And What Each Of Us Can Do To Stop It
The Psychology Of Fear And Hate, And What Each Of Us Can Do To Stop It
by Stephen Croucher
As an immigrant to New Zealand, I am saddened and outraged by the events in Christchurch. The apparent innocence of New…
Why 90% Of Heart Guidelines Aren’t Based On Best Evidence
Why 90% Of Heart Guidelines Aren’t Based On Best Evidence
by Sarah Avery
Less than 10 percent of the treatment recommendations US doctors rely on to manage care for heart patients are based on…
How Coyote Puppies Adjust To Life Around People
How Coyote Puppies Adjust To Life Around People
by Hannah Hickey
Coyotes can habituate to humans quickly and habituated parents pass this fearlessness on to their offspring, research…
Make Gratitude Great: The Daily Journal
Make Gratitude Great: The Daily Journal
by Rabbi Daniel Cohen
No matter how stressful the day might be with six children running around, my mother's always exhibited an optimistic…
Is It Ethical To Genetically Engineer People?
Is It Ethical To Genetically Engineer People?
by Rebecca Beyer
Bioethicist Matthew Liao is open to genetic engineering in theory, but he says he was rather horrified to learn that…
How Our Eyes Show When We Make Certain Mistakes
How Our Eyes Show When We Make Certain Mistakes
by Alexis Blue
When humans make certain types of mistakes, their pupils change size, according to new research.
Complaining Properly!!! It's The First Step of a Two-Step Process
Complaining Properly: The First Step of a Two-Step Process
by Marie T. Russell
Complain? Don't we all? Of course we do, yet do we know how to complain properly? Is there such a thing as complaining…
Tooth Whitening – Don’t Gamble With Your Teeth
Tooth Whitening – Don’t Gamble With Your Teeth
by Damien Walmsley
People seem to be hypnotised by the lure of having teeth that are whiter than an Oscars ceremony. Studies show that…
Why We Succeed Or Fail With Help From Our Friends
Why We Succeed Or Fail With Help From Our Friends
by Melissa De Witte
To understand why people succeed or fail, look at their circle of friends. Like it or not, says economist Matthew…
What Do We Mean By Meaning?
What Do We Mean By Meaning?
by Jamie Freestone
Most of us want our lives to have meaning. But what do we mean by meaning? What is meaning?
How We Discovered That It Is Possible To Feel Optimism For Others
How We Discovered That It Is Possible To Feel Optimism For Others
by Andreas Kappes
As any good storyteller knows, people have a lot of faith in fictional heroes and their ability to beat all odds.
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How The Terror Of Climate Change Is Transforming Young People's Identity
by Blanche Verlie
On March 14 2019, at least 50 rallies were planned across Australia and expected to draw thousands of students walking…
Your Sacred Vow: To Be A Clear Instrument of Light
Your Sacred Vow: To Be A Clear Instrument of Light
by Patricia Diane Cota-Robles
We are powerful beyond our wildest imaginations, and our ability to make a profoundly significant difference in what is…
The Truth About St. Patrick's Day
The Truth About St. Patrick's Day
by James Farrelly
In 1997, my students and I traveled to Croagh Patrick, a mountain in County Mayo, as part of a study abroad program…
Is Bigger Always Better, Or Will The Tiny Inherit The Earth?
Is Bigger Always Better, Or Will The Tiny Inherit The Earth?
by Klaus M Stiefel
As I scuba dive in Oslob Bay off Cebu Island in the Philippines, I see a tiny shadow dart over the surface of the…
How Diets Can Do More Than Help You Lose Weight And Save The Planet
How Diets Can Do More Than Help You Lose Weight And Save The Planet
by Adrienne Rose Bitar
Fad diets have long been brushed off as selfish, superficial quests to lose weight.
What Is This Thing Called The Immune System?
What Is This Thing Called The Immune System?
by Fabien B. Vincent, et al
The immune system is an integral part of our body, keeping us safe from diseases – from the common cold to more severe…
Meat Consumption Is Changing But It's Not Because Of Vegans
Meat Consumption Is Changing But It's Not Because Of Vegans
by Michael von Massow, et al
Meat consumption in North America is changing. Product developers and policy-makers need to understand the reasons for…
How To Stay Optimistic When It Feels Like The Environment Is Falling Apart
How To Stay Optimistic When It Feels Like The Environment Is Falling Apart
by Dominic McAfee, et al
Humans love optimism. It’s a no-brainer – optimism makes us feel good and wanting more. This attraction has deep…
Six Simple Ways To Become More Centered, Awake, and Peaceful in Your Daily Life
Six Simple Ways To Become More Centered, Awake, and Peaceful in Your Daily Life
by John Cianciosi
It is important to understand that to develop awareness in daily life we do not need to go around with an empty mind.…
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