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Horoscope Current Week: January 23 to 29, 2017
by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Marchers in Washington, D.C., on Saturday. Photo by Lori Panico.
Why The Women's March Was About More Than A New President
by Hannah Norman, YES! Magazine
The Women’s March on Washington illustrated what a wide variety of issues women will have in the years ahead with…
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Why Fast Talkers Aren’t Conveying More Information Than Slow Talkers
by David Orenstein, Brown University
Fast and slow talkers end up conveying information at about the same rate, research shows, because faster speech packs…
The Relationship Myth: "All You Need Is Love"
The Relationship Myth: "All You Need Is Love"
by Linda & Charlie Bloom
The Beatles were on the money with almost all their songs, but on this one "All You Need Is Love", I’m afraid that they…
o What Extent Are You Truly Free?
To What Extent Are You Truly Free?
by Peter Lucas, University of Central Lancashire
In the early 21st century, Western-style freedoms are often presented as an ideal template for the rest of the world.
How Can We Predict The Hottest Years On Record
How Can We Predict The Hottest Years On Record
by Michael A. Rawlins, University of Massachusetts Amherst
NASA and NOAA jointly reported that 2016 was the warmest year on record. That’s no surprise, as the first six months of…
Mislabeled Fish Are Showing Up In Lots Of Sushi
Mislabeled Fish Are Showing Up In Lots Of Sushi
by Julie Cohen, University of California, Santa Barbara
That spicy tuna roll you order at your favorite sushi restaurant may not be tuna at all. Scientists say as much as half…
Can Marijuana Treat MS Symptoms?

Can Marijuana Treat MS Symptoms?

Thorsten Rudroff, Colorado State University
Linking Up: Expanding Your Empathic Capacity
How to Expand Your Empathic Capacity
by Tobin Hart, PhD
There is a natural tendency to synchronize, to link up with others. When two violins are located in the same room and a…
What's The Importance of Connecting to the Earth and to Ourselves?
What's The Importance of Connecting to the Earth and to Ourselves?
by Sara Avant Stover
Growing up with the cloud of “negative love” over our intrinsic, loving core, we never learned any other way to relate…
Connecting With and Claiming Our Wild Woman Voice and Heart
Connecting With and Claiming Our Wild Woman Voice and Heart
by Judy Reeves
For women, especially women who abide in their wild nature, this intuition is a direct link to the soul. Its voice is…
Rolling Down Route 666 Until The Dawn Arrives
Rolling Down Route 666 Until The Dawn Arrives
by Robert Jennings, InnerSelf.com
Americans and the world should count their blessings that Donald Trump is the new President It could have been worse. A…
The Pros And Mostly Cons Of CO2 Emissions
The Pros And Mostly Cons Of CO2 Emissions
by Todd Bates, Rutgers University
What, quantitatively, is the social cost of carbon dioxide—the economic damage caused by a 1-ton increase in emissions…
Turning Venom into Diamonds: How to Move from Resentment to Empathy
Turning Venom into Diamonds: How to Move from Resentment to Empathy
by Mark Nepo
It is one of the most difficult passages: not to turn away from injustice and not to be dehumanized by the…
Do Calorie Restricted Diets Really Make You Live Longer?
Do Calorie Restricted Diets Really Make You Live Longer?
by Naveed Sattar, University of Glasgow
A new study claims to have settled the debate on calorie restriction and longevity, but it is a complex read and far…
What's The Next Step? Stretching My Body and My World
What's The Next Step? Stretching My Body and My World
by Marie T. Russell, InnerSelf
I've always believed that we can learn from others' mistakes. And of course, the opposite is obviously true, we learn…
Here We Are! Together We Can Do Anything!
Here We Are! Together We Can Do Anything!
by Sarah Love McCoy
How do we listen and learn from each other, with our very different experiences and beliefs about life, yet find a way…
Do 8 Men Really Control The Same Wealth As The Poorest Half Of The Global Population?
Do 8 Men Really Control The Same Wealth As The Poorest Half Of The Global Population?
by Peter Whiteford, Australian National University
A new Oxfam Report has a number of startling claims about wealth inequality around the world – the world’s eight…
Making a Fool of Yourself at Least Once Every Day
Why You Should Make a Fool of Yourself at Least Once A Day
by Pam Grout
How many times have you had a good idea only to keep it to yourself for fear of looking like a crackpot? Well, this…
Why Being Rude To Your Doctor Makes Them Mess Up
Why Being Rude To Your Doctor Makes Them Mess Up
by Milenko Martinovich, University of Florida
Doctors don’t just “get over” rude treatment from patients, research suggests. In simulations with an angry parent, the…
Is The Point Of Sex To Boost a Woman's Immune System?
Is The Point Of Sex To Boost a Woman's Immune System?
by Sarah Robertson, University of Adelaide
Most people think just one sperm is needed to fertilize a woman’s egg and make a healthy pregnancy. However, biologists…
How To Work with Dreams to Manifest Your New Story
How To Work with Dreams to Access Wisdom and Insights
by Carl Greer PhD, PsyD
If you dream often, write down all your dreams and choose to work with the one you feel most intrigued or moved by. If…
What Taking Your Dog For Walks Says About Your Relationship
What Taking Your Dog For Walks Says About Your Relationship
by Louise Platt, Manchester Metropolitan University and Thomas Fletcher, Leeds Beckett University
Dogs love walks. And unless it’s pouring with rain and blowing a gale, so do their owners. But there’s much more to…
10 Ways Vancouver Created a Greener, More Efficient Transportation System
10 Ways Vancouver Created a Greener, More Efficient Transportation System
by Cat Johnson, Shareable.com
In 2012, the city of Vancouver in Canada's British Columbia province set a lofty transportation goal — for people to…
How To Identify And Stop Fraudsters
How To Identify And Stop Fraudsters
by Jennifer Wilson, Macquarie University
A common stereotype of fraudsters is that they are psychopaths. That fraudsters are considered manipulative, callous…
How To Achieve Health And Fitness With Minimal Exercise
How To Achieve Health And Fitness With Minimal Exercise
by Richard Metcalfe, University of Ulster and Niels Vollaard, University of Stirling
When it comes to exercise, if there was a way to get more health benefits by doing less, then it’s likely a lot of…
How To Learn to Recognize Angel Signs and Messages
How To Recognize Your Angel Signs and Messages
by Joanne Brocas
Signs left by the angels are meant to help stir and awaken our intuitive nature so that we can expand our conscious…
Uncovering The Super Healing Secrets Of Each Mother's Breast Milk
Uncovering The Super Healing Secrets Of Each Mother's Breast Milk
by Elloise du Toit, University of Cape Town
Investigating the make up and composition of breast milk has been a critical part of understanding how newborn babies…
Temperatures and water costs are both rising in US cities such as Philadelphia. Image: Evan via Flickr
Clean Water Predicted To Be Unaffordable For Up To A Third Of US
by Tim Radford
US scientists provide new reality check for Donald Trump on the combined stresses of global warming and the rising…
Life Expectancy In Republican America Set For Dramatic Fall Without Obama's Care

Is Life Expectancy In Republican America Set For Dramatic Fall Without Obama's Care?

Margaret Greenwood-Ericksen and Mahshid Abir, University of Michigan
Why Heart Failure Is Not As Common A Death As Reports Imply
Why Heart Failure Is Not As Common A Death As Reports Imply
by Frank Bowden, ACT Health
When George Michael died last year news reports all over the world announced the cause as heart failure. While they are…
Is Eating Standing Up Really Bad For You?
Is Eating Standing Up or Laying Down Really Bad For You?
by James Brown, Aston University
These days, many of us are flooded with advice on what to eat, when to eat and how much to eat. You may even have heard…
What It Looks Like When Communities Make Racial Justice a Priority
What It Looks Like When Communities Make Racial Justice a Priority
by Zenobia Jeffries and Araz Hachadourian, YES! Magazine
In the weeks following the 2014 shooting of Michael Brown, Wellspring Church in Ferguson became a space for protestors…
An Infinite Number of Possible Realities: What You See is What You Get
An Infinite Number of Possible Realities: How Do You Get There?
by Dr. Joe Dispenza
If you can imagine a future event in your life based on any one of your personal desires, that reality already exists…
Are Shorter, More Intense Workouts Worth The Extra Sweat When Trying To Lose Weight?
Are Shorter, More Intense Workouts Worth The Extra Sweat When Trying To Lose Weight?
by Jean-Philippe Walhin, University of Bath
Everybody knows that to lose weight you need to eat less or exercise more – or ideally do both. But it remains unclear…
How Schizophrenia May Cause Type 2 Diabetes
How Schizophrenia May Cause Type 2 Diabetes
by Toby Pillinger, King's College London
People with schizophrenia tend to die up to 30 years earlier than the general population.
The Fake News That Sealed The Fate Of Antony And Cleopatra
The Fake News That Sealed The Fate Of Antony And Cleopatra
by Eve MacDonald, University of Reading
The papers and social media are today full of claims of fake news; back and forth the accusations fly that one side of…
Snorers may be banished from the bedroom, disrupting intimate relationships. restlessglobetrotter/flickr, CC BY

Is Snoring Anything To Worry About?

Jason Amatoury, Neuroscience Research Australia
Was 2016 The Year The World Turned Its Back On Free Trade?
Was 2016 The Year The World Turned Its Back On Free Trade?
by Julien Chaisse and Qian Wang, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Fear of and misunderstanding about free trade and globalisation brought us a turbulent 2016.
A Most Important And Anticipated Climate Event Is Just Weeks Away
A Most Important And Anticipated Climate Event Is Just Weeks Away
by Robert Jennings, InnerSelf.com
The media and the general public usually pay little attention to this climate event that occurs around mid March every…
How Wearable Devices Are Reinventing Our Cities As Open-air Gyms
How Wearable Devices Are Reinventing Our Cities As Open-air Gyms
by Carlo Ratti, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
When Friedrich Ludwig Jahn, arguably the “father of gymnastics” and the inventor of the horizontal and parallel bars,…
3 Things To Make Your Home More Sustainable And Comfortable
3 Things To Make Your Home More Sustainable And Comfortable
by Trivess Moore; Andrew Carre, and Ralph Horne, RMIT University
When it comes to making your house comfortable and sustainable, prevention is better than cure. By prevention we mean…
It's Time to Stop Disliking Your Body
Is It High Time to Stop Disliking Your Body?
by Mark Anthony Lord
One of my students became very disciplined in journaling with her Divine, and one day she said to me, “I’m so…
Who is Betsy DeVos and Why You Should Care?
Who is Betsy DeVos and Why You Should Care?
by Dustin Hornbeck, Miami University
After President-elect Donald Trump tapped Betsy DeVos to become the head of the United States Department of Education,…
Why Understanding Your Partner's Thoughts Can Be Both Good And Bad
Why Understanding Your Partner's Thoughts Can Be Both Good And Bad
by Gery Karantzas, Deakin University
The notion of mind reading conjures images of psychic powers, crystal balls and other aspects of the paranormal.
Why Are Most People Right Handed?

Why Are Most People Right Handed?

Caroline Spry, La Trobe University
How Virtual Reality Technology Is Changing The Way Students Learn
How Virtual Reality Technology Is Changing The Way Students Learn
by Michael Phillips, Monash University
For many years, schools and universities have had to change the way they work and teach in order to fit in with…
I have a dream speech and video
I Have A Dream (text & video)
by Martin Luther King, Jr.
The I Have A Dream speech is the crown jewel of the 20th century. Given before 250,000 souls on the steps of the…
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What Shaped Martin Luther King's Prophetic Vision?
by Kenyatta R. Gilbert, Howard University
The name Martin Luther King Jr. is iconic in the United States. The outgoing 44th president, Barack Obama, spoke of…
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Franklin Delano Roosevelt - The Four Freedoms Speech
by Staff
Roosevelt delivered this speech to Congress as a "State Of The Union" 11 months before the United States entered World…
Turning On Your Heart’s Light and Discovering Your True Self
How To Unwrap the Gift Within Your Heart
by Joan Cerio
Just as a sculptor chips away the marble that covers the already-formed work of art, our inner work is to remove what…
As Republicans Get Ready To Dismantle ACA, Insurers Ready To Bolt
As Republicans Get Ready To Dismantle ACA, Insurers Ready To Bolt
by J.B. Silvers, Case Western Reserve University
There’s a joke among insurers that there are two things that health insurance companies hate to do – take risks and pay…
Are Anxiety And Stress Related To GI Trouble In People With Autism?
Are Anxiety And Stress Related To GI Trouble In People With Autism?
by Jesslyn Chew, University of Missouri
It is common for individuals with autism to have a more intense reaction to stress, and some of these patients seem to…
InnerSelf Newsletter: January 15th, 2017
InnerSelf Newsletter: January 15th, 2017
by InnerSelf Staff
This week the titles of our featured articles could be read as a To Do List: Purify Your Aura; Use Sonic Sounds for…
Why It's Time To Move On From Yes We Can To Git Er Done
Why It's Time To Move On From 'Yes We Can' to 'Git Er Done'
by Robert Jennings, InnerSelf.com
While discussing the poor potential of the incoming administration recently, a friend expressed hopes that they would…

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