Relieving Pain and Suffering in the World Through A Different View, A New Story
Relieving Pain and Suffering in the World Through A Different View, A New Story
by Nan Moss with David Corbin
From the Talmud we have the adage, “We do not see things as they are. We see them as we are.” Lacking this awareness,…
Belief In Success Predicts How Kids Do In Math And Reading
Belief In Success Predicts How Kids Do In Math And Reading
by Jared Wadley-University of Michigan
When kids believe they can achieve success in math and reading, they are more likely to achieve high test scores in…
You Can Catch Your Friend’s Mood, But Not Depression
You Can Catch Your Friend’s Mood, But Not Depression
by Nicola Jones-University of Warwick
New research suggests we can “pick up” good and bad moods from friends, but not depression. “We investigated whether…
How Margarine vs Butter On Our Toast Became A Weapon Of Class War
How Margarine vs Butter On Our Toast Became A Weapon Of Class War
by Ellen Turner, Lund University
Margarine has seen its fortunes ebb and flow with the tide of popular opinion. But Unilever’s recent announcement that…
Can We Begin To Imagine A Politics Of Forgiveness
Can We Begin To Imagine A Politics Of Forgiveness?
by D. Patrick Miller
Some activists believe we must be constantly aggrieved to set right the injustices of the world—that good anger…
Solar Is Now The Most Popular Form Of New Electricity Generation Worldwide
Solar Is Now The Most Popular Form Of New Electricity Generation Worldwide
by Andrew Blakers, Australian National University
Solar has become the world’s favourite new type of electricity generation, according to global data showing that more…
What You Need To Know About Subway Air Quality
What You Need To Know About Subway Air Quality
by Fulvio Amato and Teresa Moreno, Spanish Scientific Research Council CSIC
Subways are vital for commuting in crowded cities, something that will become more and more important over time –…
Digital Life Stories Spark Joy In People With Dementia
Digital Life Stories Spark Joy In People With Dementia
by Elly Park, University of Alberta
I was sitting on the sofa across from Christine in her home. She offered me a cup of coffee. Each time I visited, she…
You Can Change the Effects of a Past Experience
Can You Change the Effects of a Past Experience?
by Olivia Roberts
A past experience is stored in your memory like a video with a separate 'feelings' track, which releases these feelings…
Let The Real You Live, Experience, and Enjoy
Let The Real You Live, Experience, and Enjoy
by Lynne Lauren
Life is to be lived, experienced, enjoyed. Fun, happiness, and new experiences should be consistent throughout your…
Artificial Intelligence Won't Replace A Doctor, But It Can Help With Diagnosis
Artificial Intelligence Won't Replace A Doctor, But It Can Help With Diagnosis
by Luke Oakden-Rayner, University of Adelaide
In the next few years, you will probably have your first interaction with a medical artificial intelligence (AI) system.
How Winnie The Pooh Teaches Us The Importance Of Play
How Winnie The Pooh Teaches Us The Importance Of Play
by Eleanor Byrne, Manchester Metropolitan University
He is famous for his love of honey, and being a bear of “little brain”. So Winnie the Pooh might be a little surprised…
Hurricanes, Flood Insurance And The Dangers Of Business As Usual

Hurricanes, Flood Insurance And The Dangers Of Business As Usual

Paul O'Hare, Manchester Metropolitan University; et al
Talking to Your Self? Why It's Good for You
Talking to Your Self: Why It's Good for You!
by Marie T. Russell, InnerSelf
It's time to start talking to our Self -- not our small self, but our Higher Self, the wise one, the one with the…
How Does Hedonism Affect Your Health?
How Does Hedonism Affect Your Health?
by Desirée Kozlowski, Southern Cross University
I think I might be a hedonist. Are you imagining me snorting cocaine through $100 notes, a glass of champagne in one…
The Healing Power of the Placebo Effect: Is It Real?
The Healing Power of the Placebo Effect
by Philip Comella
Placebos have been found, at times, to work nearly as effectively as materialistic treatments. One series of studies…
Scientists Are Unraveling The Mystery Of Your Body's Clock
Scientists Are Unraveling The Mystery Of Your Body's Clock
by Carrie L. Partch, University of California, Santa Cruz
For people who don’t get sleepy until 2 a.m., the buzz of an alarm clock can feel mighty oppressive. Relief may be on…
Why Today's Teens Aren't In Any Hurry To Grow Up

Why Today's Teens Aren't In Any Hurry To Grow Up

Jean Twenge, San Diego State University
How The Government Can Steal Your Stuff
How The Government Can Steal Your Stuff
by Nora V. Demleitner, Washington and Lee University
Should someone wearing a badge have the power to relieve a suspected drug dealer of his Maserati on the spot without…
Transforming Your Life by Exploring and Changing Your Current Story
Transform Your Life by Exploring and Changing Your Current Story
by Carl Greer PhD, PsyD
Many of us look back and wish that we had spent more time doing what we enjoy and less time doing what we felt we had…
Rich American Seniors Are Getting Healthier, Leaving The Poor Behind
Rich American Seniors Are Getting Healthier, Leaving The Poor Behind
by Matthew A. Davis and Kenneth Langa, University of Michigan
The U.S. has seen substantial improvements in life expectancy over the past century, particularly for those who are…
Tobacco Smoke Residue That Lingers In Furniture, Curtains And House Dust Can Still Be Harmful
Tobacco Smoke Residue That Lingers In Furniture, Curtains And House Dust Can Still Be Harmful
by Jacqueline Hamilton, University of York
Mice exposed to household fabrics contaminated with third-hand tobacco smoke showed changes in biological markers of…
Why Some People Have Trouble Telling Left From Right

Why Some People Have Trouble Telling Left From Right

Gerard Gormley, Queen's University Belfast
How Animals Vote To Make Group Decisions
How Animals Vote To Make Group Decisions
by Jan Hoole, Keele University
Today we opt for ballot boxes but humans have used numerous ways of voting to have their say throughout history
Is Your Life Being Held Hostage by "Maybe"?
Learning How To Go From A "Maybe" to a Definite Yes or No
by Julie Tallard Johnson
Maybe I will get to that, maybe I like that, maybe I can do that. “I will think about that” is a maybe too. Maybe…
InnerSelf Newsletter: September 17th, 2017
InnerSelf Newsletter: September 17th, 2017
by InnerSelf Staff
This week we look at things we can do, and who we can be, in order to make a difference in the world...
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Horoscope Current Week: September 18 to 24, 2017
by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Doctors Need To Tell People They Can Get Rid Of Type 2 Diabetes Through Weight Loss
Doctors Need To Tell People They Can Get Rid Of Type 2 Diabetes Through Weight Loss
by Mike Lean, University of Glasgow
What most people don’t know is that with a bit of hard work, it is possible to become non-diabetic again.
How Vietnam Dramatically Changed Our Views On Soldiers, Honor And War
How Vietnam Dramatically Changed Our Views On Soldiers, Honor And War
by Richard Lachmann, University at Albany, State University of New York
When Americans think of being at war, they might think of images of their fellow citizens suffering. We count the dead…
Why Are We So Afraid Of Dementia?
Why Are We So Afraid Of Dementia?
by Peter Kevern, Staffordshire University
A succession of surveys by Saga have shown that we are more frightened of developing dementia in old age than any other…
Does Being Religious Or Spiritual Make You More Ethical At Work?
Does Being Religious Or Spiritual Make You More Ethical At Work?
by Subramaniam Ananthram, Curtin University and Christopher Chan, York University, Canada
Can religion and spirituality promote ethical behaviour in the workplace? It’s a contentious issue, but our research…
The Wider Problem of Blame Attacks includes Criticism, Accusations, Humiliation
Do Blame Attacks Include Criticism, Accusations and Humiliation?
by Carl Alasko, Ph.D.
Blame is a series of actions and reactions. They all work together to generate the Blame Syndrome. The three parts are:…
Speaking Up About Hate: Learning To Live With Each Other In Our Global Family
Speaking Up About Hate: Learning To Live With Each Other In Our Global Family
by Nancy Windheart
The events that have been transpiring here in the US and around the world have impacted me deeply. As we got closer to…
The Mental Health Impact Of Major Disasters Like Harvey And Irma
The Mental Health Impact Of Major Disasters Like Harvey And Irma
by J. Brian Houston and Jennifer M. First, University of Missouri-Columbia
Immediately after a natural disaster, it’s normal to experience fear, anxiety, sadness or shock. However, if these…
Five Steps To Overcome Backsliding Into The Dwindle Effect
Five Steps To Overcome Backsliding Into The Dwindle Effect
by Jude Bijou, M.A., M.F.T.
Backsliding comes with almost every new habit you're trying to ingrain. I call it the "Dwindle Effect" because the…
Let There Be Peace on Earth: Grassroot Movement?
Let There Be Peace on Earth: Grassroot Movement?
by Marie T. Russell
The song "Let There Be Peace on Earth" has been sung around the world since 1955. It is popular in churches and…
On Getting Along With Fear and Developing Courage
On Getting Along With Fear and Developing Courage
by Scott Stabile
If you’re anything like me, you haven’t gotten along too well with your fear up to now. You two may spend a lot of time…
Acupuncture Could Ease Trouble Swallowing As Well As Pain
Acupuncture Could Ease Trouble Swallowing As Well As Pain During Surgery
by Jamie Williams-UNC-Chapel Hill
New research suggests that acupuncture may help patients suffering from certain esophageal disorders that make…
What Climate Change Means For Northern, Colder Cities
What Climate Change Means For Northern, Colder Cities
by Julie Cohen-UC Santa Barbara
A new study outlines some of the effects that climate change will have on northern cities with cold climates, including…

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