When It Comes To Kids And Social Media, It's Not All Bad News
When It Comes To Kids And Social Media, It's Not All Bad News
by Joanne Orlando, Western Sydney University
While we often hear about the negative impact social media has on children, the use of sites like Facebook, Twitter and…
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Could You Be An Optimistic Radical Solarpunk?
by InnerSelf Staff
Solarpunk imagines a sustainable future, and what it might be like to live in it. Solarpunk’s optimism towards the…
Can Our Immune System Really Cause Heart Disease?
Can Our Immune System Really Cause Heart Disease?
by Rahul Kurup, Heart Research Institute
Many suffer from heart disease despite the fact they don’t smoke, have healthy diets, and are of a healthy weight.
Does Life Gives You Exactly What You Ask For?
Does Life Gives You Exactly What You Ask For?
by Michelle-Jeanne Noel
Someone said to me recently; "I'm not asking for much!" Well, her mind has given her exactly what she wanted...she…
Want To Develop Grit And Perseverance? Take Up Surfing
Want To Develop Grit And Perseverance? Take Up Surfing
by InnerSelf Staff
Grit describes the ability to persevere with long-term goals, sustaining interest and energy over months or years.
Why A Community’s Vulnerability To Drought Is More Important Than The Drought Itself.
Why A Community’s Vulnerability To Drought Is More Important Than The Drought Itself.
by Lina Eklund and Darcy Thompson, Lund University
Our worry is that putting too much emphasis on the climate overlooks the role of political and socio-economic factors…
Why Your Subconscious Makes You Crave Naughty Foods
Why Your Subconscious Makes You Crave Naughty Foods
by Dr Heidi Seage, Cardiff Metropolitan University
The diet industry is thriving to say the least. More than half of British adults try to lose weight by controlling…
Are You Hiding? Come Out Come Out Whoever You Are!
Are You Hiding? Come Out Come Out Whoever You Are!
by Baron Baptiste
A big clue that you’re caught up in the concern for looking good is if you’re burned out, stuck, deadened, resistant,…
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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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Farming The Suburbs and Why Can’t We Always Grow Food Wherever We Want?
by Jennifer Kent, University of Sydney
Some local governments are more tolerant than others in allowing residents to grow food where they want.
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To Defeat Tyranny Today Look To The Past

Waller R. Newell, Carleton University
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…
I've Studied Larsen C And Its Giant Iceberg For Years and It's Not A Simple Story Of Climate Change
I've Studied Larsen C And Its Giant Iceberg For Years and It's Not A Simple Story Of Climate Change
by Adrian Luckman, Swansea University
One of the largest icebergs ever recorded has just broken away from the Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica.
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?
by Rachel Adams, Cardiff Metropolitan University
Drinking beverages containing low-calorie sweeteners may not help you lose weight and may even be bad for your health,…
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…
Democracy in Chains: The Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America
Democracy in Chains: The Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America
by Kristin Miller, BillMoyers.com
Author Nancy MacLean has unearthed a stealth ideologue of the American right. Her book, Democracy in Chains: The Deep…
Why In The Future It Should Be Consumers That Go On Strike

Why In The Future It Should Be Consumers That Go On Strike

Aude Cefaliello, University of Glasgow
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?
by Frederic Lemieux, George Washington University
The use of lethal force by police officers in Minnesota and Baton Rouge has once again sparked protests over the…
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?
by Bhaskar Chakravorti, Tufts University
American leadership in technology innovation and economic competitiveness is at risk if U.S. policymakers don’t take…
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…

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