There May Be At Least 5 Kinds Of Depression And Anxiety
There May Be At Least 5 Kinds Of Depression And Anxiety
by Tracie White-Stanford University
Researchers have identified five new categories of mental illness that cut across current diagnoses of anxiety and…
How Can You Make It Easier To Wake Up In The Morning?
How Can You Make It Easier To Wake Up In The Morning?
by Crystal Grant and Siobhan Banks, University of South Australia
Getting a good sleep can be tough, and this can lead to feeling less than refreshed when you wake up in the morning.
How To Let Go of Anger and Hatred and Create Loving-Friendliness
How To Let Go of Anger and Hatred and Create Loving-Friendliness
by Bhante Henepola Gunaratana
We can replace angry or hostile thoughts with thoughts of loving-friendliness. Loving-friendliness radiates to the…
The Wrong Location Can Offset The Health Benefits Of Walking
The Wrong Location Can Offset The Health Benefits Of Walking
by Tim Lucas-Duke University
Exposure to air pollution on city streets is enough to counter the health benefits of exercise in adults over 60,…
Why Governments Must Not Block Social Media Criticism

Why Governments Must Not Block Social Media Criticism

Justin Safayen and Andrea Gonsalves, York University, Canada
Connection and Cooperation: The Hundredth Monkey Resonance Field
Connection and Cooperation: The Hundredth Monkey Resonance Field
by Patricia Broersma
Margaret Mead is famous for noting, "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the…
InnerSelf Newsletter: December 10th, 2017
InnerSelf Newsletter: December 10th, 2017
by InnerSelf Staff
The theme this week is "know thyself". This wise advice goes back centuries and probably millennia. Since the key to…
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Horoscope Current Week: December 11 to 17, 2017
by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Seeing Through and Decoding Your Life Story
Seeing Through and Decoding Your Life Story
by Nauman Naeem MD
Your life story is the accumulation of experi­ences you have had in the physical realm, but it is not who you are in…
Attempting To Un­derstand Love and the Mechanisms Leading To Happiness
Attempting To Un­derstand Love and the Mechanisms Leading To Happiness
by Armin A. Zadeh
We all have hopes, dreams, and desires that inspire our lives. We all strive to attain happiness in life. If we agree…
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Monsters In My Closet – How A Geographer Began Mining Myths
by Patrick D. Nunn, University of the Sunshine Coast
So you think the Loch Ness Monster never existed? That the story is a cunningly cobbled-together fiction intended to…
Why Remote Antarctica Is So Important In A Warming World
Why Remote Antarctica Is So Important In A Warming World
by Chris Fogwill, Keele University; et al
Ever since the ancient Greeks speculated a continent must exist in the south polar regions to balance those in the…
What Does It Mean to Be Authentic?
What Does It Mean to Be Authentic?
by Ira Israel
Colloquially, “being authentic” usually describes someone sincerely speaking his deep inner thoughts, a supposedly…
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How To Avoid Sexual Harassment At The Office Christmas Party

Philip Hancock and Melissa Tyler, University of Essex
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What If Consciousness Is Not What Drives The Human Mind?
by David A Oakley, UCL and Peter Halligan, Cardiff University
Everyone knows what it feels like to have consciousness: it’s that self-evident sense of personal awareness, which…
How Home Laundry Fills The Sea With Plastic Pollution
How Home Laundry Fills The Sea With Plastic Pollution
by Natalie Welden, The Open University
After decades of intense observation and campaigning by conservation groups, awareness of microplastic pollution has…
Why Do We Always Seem To Repeat The Same Lesson?
Why Do We Always Seem To Repeat The Same Lesson?
by Chérie Carter-Scott, Ph.D.
Have you ever noticed that lessons tend to repeat themselves? Does it seem as if you married or dated the same person…
A Guide For Young People To Spot Fake News
A Guide For Young (and Not-So-Young) People To Spot Fake News
by Beth Hewitt, University of Salford
Every time you go online, people are competing for your attention. Friends, strangers, businesses, political…
Is Eating Out Devouring Your Food Budget?

Is Eating Out Devouring Your Food Budget?

Amit Sharma, Pennsylvania State University
9 Signs Your Child May Be Addicted To Screens
9 Signs Your Child May Be Addicted To Screens
by Laura Bailey-University Of Michigan
How young children use screen devices, rather than how much time they spend using the devices, may be the strongest…
Why Trump's Evangelical Supporters Welcome His Move On Jerusalem
Why Trump's Evangelical Supporters Welcome His Move On Jerusalem
by Julie Ingersoll, University of North Florida
President Trump’s announcement on Wednesday, Dec. 6 that the U.S. would recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel…
The YES Frequency: Learning New Ways of Being
Learning New Ways of Being by Saying Yes! Yes! Yes!
by Gary Quinn
What awaits you if you are willing to trust the unlimited frequency of YES will be an extraordinarily rewarding life,…
Epigenetics: Unraveling and Conquering Your DNA
Epigenetics: Unraveling and Conquering Your DNA
by Elisa Lottor
We are all born with the genes we inherit from our parents, but how and whether our body expresses these genes is…
Thinking Of Taking Opioids For Low Back Pain?

Thinking Of Taking Opioids For Low Back Pain?

Christine Lin; Christina Abdel Shaheed, and Stephanie Mathieson, University of Sydney
The Horror And Pleasure Of Misused Words
The Horror And Pleasure Of Misused Words
by Roslyn Petelin, The University of Queensland
American film director Judd Apatow once confessed to Stephen Colbert that he’d been mispronouncing his wife's name for…
What Can You Do About Varicose Veins?
What Can You Do About Varicose Veins?
by Caroline Robinson, Charles Sturt University
Varicose veins is a term commonly used to describe visible leg veins. But true varicose veins are dilated and very…
Is China’s Growing Footprint Threatening To Trample The Natural World?
Is China’s Growing Footprint Threatening To Trample The Natural World?
by Bill Laurance, James Cook University
Many observers of China’s escalating global program of foreign investment and infrastructure development are crossing…
History Teaches Us About Living More Simple, Less Consumerist Lifestyles
What History Teaches Us About Living More Simple, Less Consumerist Lifestyles
by Roman Krznaric Ph.D.
When Pope Francis assumed office, he turned his back on a luxury Vatican palace and opted instead to live in a small…
Why Diet Should Be Treated As A Complex Subject

Why Diet Should Be Treated As A Complex Subject

François Mariotti, Agro ParisTech – Université Paris-Saclay
Are We Born Optimistic? Or Is It a Coping Skill We Learn as Adults?
Are We Born Optimistic? Or Is It a Coping Skill We Learn as Adults?
by Lori Markson
There's one brain bias that affects 80% of adults and it has a familiar name you may not expect: optimism. It can be…
Money Can Buy Happiness If You Know How to Spend It
Money Can Buy Happiness If You Know How to Spend It
by Michael Norton
Do you really need a lot of stuff to be happy? Science says that the opposite is true. But that doesn’t help us…
How To Conquer Life's Challenges by Looking Inside Yourself
How To Conquer Life's Challenges by Looking Inside Yourself
by Cornel West
Thriving in life requires fortitude. It's a strength that Professor Cornel West refers to as spiritual fortitude. What…
How To Open to Your Body's Natural Healing Capabilities
How To Open to Your Body's Natural Healing Capabilities
by Geoffrey Hoppe, Linda Hoppe, and Adamus Saint-Germain
Why does the body seem to betray you? It's a belief. You're fight­ing it mentally, but you haven't let yourself…
Your Face Makes the First Impression—What Does It Say?
Your Face Makes the First Impression—What Does It Say?
by Alexander Todorov
So in the early days, including from the time of Aristotle and later in the 16th and 17th century most of physiognomy…
Why Some People Can't See Pictures In Their Imagination
Why Some People Can't See Pictures In Their Imagination
by Rebecca Keogh and Joel Pearson, UNSW
Imagine an apple floating in front of you. Now see if you can rotate it around in your mind. Look at it from the top,…
Will Puerto Ricans Return Home After Hurricane María?
Will Puerto Ricans Return Home After Hurricane María?
by Alexis R. Santos-Lozada, Pennsylvania State University
Even before this year’s devastating hurricane season, the team of demographers I work with at Penn State and the Puerto…
Voodoo Economics Makes A Comeback In Republican Tax Plan
Voodoo Economics Makes A Comeback In Republican Tax Plan
by Christian Weller, University of Massachusetts Boston
Republicans in Congress recently released more details of their tax plan, which they say would boost economic growth…
Deliberate Daydreaming to Free Yourself Up from the Internal Debate
Daydream Deliberately to Free Yourself from the Internal Debate
by Sam Bennett
I have a tiny suspicion that someday, far in the future, people will look back at our ideas about the right brain-left…
How Some Interfaith Families Solve The December Dilemma
How Some Interfaith Families Solve The December Dilemma
by Jarret Bencks-Brandeis University
American families blend a mix of religious identities and traditions today more than ever. These interfaith dynamics…
What Happens In The Brain When It Makes A Decision?
What Happens In The Brain When It Makes A Decision?
by Anne Churchland, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Decisions span a vast range of complexity. There are really simple ones: Do I want an apple or a piece of cake with my…
Look Before You Leap! Mercury Retrograde in Sagittarius
Look Before You Leap! Mercury Retrograde in Sagittarius
by Sarah Varcas
Mercury stations retrograde in the final degree of Sagittarius, reminding us that sometimes it really is worth looking…
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