The Left-Right Challenge to the Failed War on Drugs
The Left-Right Challenge to the Failed War on Drugs
by Ralph Nader
More and more conservatives and liberals, from the halls of Congress to people in communities across the country, are…
Does Chopping Your Vegetables Boost Their Nutrients?
Does Chopping Your Vegetables Boost Their Nutrients?
by Duane Mellor, Coventry University; et al.
We all know eating vegetables is a good way to improve health. And for many years the focus has been on just eating…
What's The Best Way To Deliver Enough Green Space For Health And Welfare
What's The Best Way To Deliver Enough Green Space For Health And Welfare
by Anne Cleary, Griffith University and Ruth Hunter, Queen's University Belfast
Half of the world’s people now live in urban areas. This creates competition for resources and increases pressure on…
Is There A Fix For Our Selfish Genes That Contain The Seeds Of Our Destruction?
Is There A Fix For The Selfish Genes That Contain The Seeds Of Our Destruction?
by John Baird, University of Aberdeen
The human race is in so much trouble that it needs to colonise another planet within 100 years or face extinction.
Sgt Pepper's At 50 – The Greatest Thing You Ever Heard Or Just Another Album?
Sgt Pepper's At 50 – The Greatest Thing You Ever Heard Or Just Another Album?
by Liam Viney, The University of Queensland; et al.
The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band turns 50 on June 1 and the anniversary of this legendary album will…
Why Simple Living Is Not Just An End In Itself
Why Simple Living Is Not Just An End In Itself
by Mark A. Burch
Simple living is not an end in itself. We may save money and increase our freedom and security, and our life may…
The Cost For The Iraq And Afghanistan War Is $6 Trillion And Unpaid
The Cost For The Iraq And Afghanistan War Is $6 Trillion And Unpaid
by Linda J. Bilmes, Harvard University
On Memorial Day, we pay respects to the fallen from past wars – including the more than one million American soldiers…
What You Need To Know To Protect Your Skin From The Sun's Damage?
What You Need To Know To Protect Your Skin From The Sun's Damage?
by Kerry Hanson, University of California, Riverside
Not so long ago, people like my Aunt Muriel thought of sunburn as a necessary evil on the way to a “good base tan.”
Is There Separation Between Who You Are At Work and At Home?
Is There Separation Between Who You Are At Work and At Home?
by Patti Conklin
I act the same no matter what role I am in—facilita­tor, woman, mother, or teacher. Every single person that I come in…
Premonitory Dreams: Paying Attention to Divine Messages
Here's What To Do If You Have Premonitions In Your Dreams
by Nora Caron
One of my spiritual teachers spoke a lot about premonitory dreams. She was a firm believer that dreams were important…
How Australian Farmers Are Adapting To Climate Change
How Australian Farmers Are Adapting To Climate Change
by Neal Hughes, Australian National University
2016-17 has been a great year for Australian farmers, with record production, exports and profits. These records have…
Why Augmented Reality Is Triggering Cultural Conflict And Religious Controversy
Why Augmented Reality Is Triggering Cultural Conflict And Religious Controversy
by Robert Seddon, Durham University
A Russian man was recently given a three-and-a-half year suspended sentence for inciting religious hatred. His crime?
How You Can Use Positive Psychology For Yourself?
How You Can Use Positive Psychology For Yourself?
by Peggy Kern, University of Melbourne
Many people have probably heard the term “positive psychology”, but know little about what it means in practice.…
Two Powerful Ways to Transform Self-Criticism
Two Powerful Ways to Transform Self-Criticism
by Jude Bijou, M.A., M.F.T.
Being too self-critical is rampant in our society. We beat ourselves up over real and imagined imperfections. Whenever…
Can Progressive Politics Win In A Post-truth World By Making Myths Of Its Own?
Can Progressive Politics Win In A Post-truth World By Making Myths Of Its Own?
by Timothy Stacey, Goldsmiths, University of London
Much has been made of Donald Trump’s wanton deployment of myths in the place of facts in recent months.
School District Switches to Local and Organic Meals, Cuts Carbon Footprint and Saves Money
School District Switches to Local and Organic Meals, Cuts Carbon Footprint and Saves Money
by Melissa Hellmann, YES! Magazine
A new report revealed surprising results when Oakland overhauled its lunch menu at 100-plus schools by serving less…
Reading Classic Novels In An Era Of Climate Change

Reading Classic Novels In An Era Of Climate Change

Philip Steer, Massey University
I Can't Do That Because...
When You Find Yourself Saying, I Can't Do That Because...
by Marie T. Russell
How many times have you stopped yourself from doing something you really wanted to do? We sometimes seem to have a…
Why Birth Order Personalities Develop
Why Birth Order Personalities Develop
by Cliff Isaacson and Kris Radish
Birth Order Personalities develop as coping strategies each one of us used as children to make ourselves feel okay in…
The Tyranny Of Competence: Why It Is Bad For Us To Be Good Enough
The Tyranny Of Competence: Why It Is Bad For Us To Be Good Enough
by John Preston, University of East London
Our modern working lives are ruled by the concept of competence. Competence based interviews are used to decide if we…
6 Reasons Why Stopping Terrorism Is So Challenging
6 Reasons Why Stopping Terrorism Is So Challenging
by Gary LaFree, University of Maryland
A January 2017 Pew survey showed that Americans rate terrorism as the top priority for the Trump administration and…
Helping You Remember: You Are Innately Wise and Magnificent
Helping You Remember: You Are Innately Wise and Magnificent
by Alan Cohen
Many advertisements tell us that we are stupid or broken and need intelligence or fixing. How wonderful it feels -- and…
Study Of One-Handed People Reveals How The Brain Adapts After Losing A Body Part
Study Of One-Handed People Reveals How The Brain Adapts After Losing A Body Part
by Rebecca Nutbrown, UCL
Understanding how the human brain works is one of the most important goals of science. And one of the first steps to…
Can Charity Save Journalism From Market Failure?
Can Charity Save Journalism From Market Failure?
by Victor Pickard, University of Pennsylvania
A foundation created by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar and his wife Pam recently announced it’s giving US$100 million to…
7 Things You Probably Don't Know About Midwives
7 Things You Probably Don't Know About Midwives
by Sally Pezaro, Coventry University
The term “midwife” can conjure up images of a stern matron, or, in the more modern era, a back-rubbing, hand-holding,…
InnerSelf Newsletter: May 21st, 2017
InnerSelf Newsletter: May 21st, 2017
by InnerSelf Staff
This week's theme focuses on "who you are". Barbara Savin shares "You Are Already A Healer: It Is Time To Reclaim Who…
2015 star trails
Horoscope Current Week: May 22 to 28, 2017
by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Start Living The Life For Which You Want To Be Remembered
What Will They Say About You When You're Gone?
by Rabbi Daniel Cohen
In the past twenty years, I’ve come to appreciate that my personal awakening motivates me, defines me, and guides me to…
Why We Should Be Turning Waste Into Fuel
Why We Should Be Turning Waste Into Fuel
by Nick Florin and Ben Madden, University of Technology Sydney
The federal government recently announced that it is giving recycling company ResourceCo a loan of A$30 million to…
Hag, Temptress Or Feminist Icon? The Witch In Popular Culture
Hag, Temptress Or Feminist Icon? The Witch In Popular Culture
by Chloe Germaine Buckley, Manchester Metropolitan University
You would have thought that Western society might have grown out of the habit of portraying powerful women as witches,…
What It’s Really Like To Live With Dementia
What It’s Really Like To Live With Dementia
by Catherine Bailey, Katie Brittain, and Sue Tiplady, Northumbria University, Newcastle
More than 225,000 people develop dementia every year – that’s roughly one person every three minute. At the moment,…
10 Ways to Joyfully Increase Your Strength and Vitality
10 Ways to Joyfully Increase Your Strength and Vitality
by Nomi Bachar
Each one of us, I believe, wants to enjoy a healthy body. A body that expresses strength and vitality is a source of…

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