Are Microgreens Better For You Than Regular Greens?

Are Microgreens Better For You Than Regular Greens?

Duane Mellor, Ekavi Georgousopoulou, and Nenad Naumovski, University of Canberra
The Real Work Can Begin When We Allow Uncertainty
The Real Work Can Begin When We Allow Uncertainty
by Colin Beavan, YES! Magazine
Our current political climate is volatile, scary, and uncertain. But maybe the not knowing and the confusion will…
Some Alternative To The Fantasies That Guide Our Lives
Some Alternatives To The Fantasies That Guide Our Lives
by Dr. Joy Browne
Look, I know you think fantasies are fun, sexy, and cool, whether you dream of being Cinderella or Prince Charming, or…
An Outside-the-Doctor’s-Office Approach to Health Care
An Outside-the-Doctor’s-Office Approach to Health Care
by Daphne Miller, YES! Magazine
Research is showing that health care can be an engine for community change.
Why Earthworms Are Important  To Save The Planet
Why Earthworms Are Important To Save The Planet
by Sarah Johnson, King's College London
Not all wildlife is created equal in our eyes. Take the earthworm, which doesn’t have the widespread appeal of larger,…
Why Facebook Is The Wal-Mart Of The Internet
Why Facebook Is The Wal-Mart Of The Internet
by Jessa Lingel, University of Pennsylvania
In the mid-1990s, body modification enthusiasts – a long-ostracized subculture – created an online community that…
How Speeding Up Payments To Small Businesses Creates Jobs
How Speeding Up Payments To Small Businesses Creates Jobs
by Jean-Noel Barrot, MIT Sloan School of Management
Operating a small business, the backbone of the U.S. economy, has always been tough. But small businesses have also…
Should Companies Embrace Disorder Instead Of Organization?
Should Companies Embrace Disorder Instead Of Organization?
by Dinuka Herath, University of Huddersfield
Organisation is big business. Whether our lives – all those inboxes and calendars – or how companies are structured, a…
Managing Water Is Key To Adapting African Agriculture To Climate Change
Managing Water Is Key To Adapting African Agriculture To Climate Change
by Jeremy Bird, International Water Management Institute
African nations have overwhelmingly included climate resilient agriculture in their indicative pledges to the United…
Why I'm Not Lonely Anymore
Why I'm Not Lonely Anymore
by Tracie Ann Robinson
I remember feeling unloved, under-appreciated, ignored, and lonely. Lonelier than I ever thought imaginable.
What Are The Essential Health Benefits Suddenly At Center Of Health Care Debate?
What Are The Essential Health Benefits Suddenly At Center Of Health Care Debate?
by Simon Haeder, West Virginia University
Republicans have tirelessly campaigned to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) with a conservative,…
Does Paying People To Stop Smoking Work?
Does Paying People To Stop Smoking Work?
by ave Martin/AP Stephen Higgins, University of Vermont; et al.
Cigarette smoking in the U.S. has dropped dramatically since the landmark publication of the 1964 U.S. Surgeon…
How Did Celibacy Become Mandatory For Priests?
How Did Celibacy Become Mandatory For Priests?
by How Did Celibacy Become Mandatory For Priests?
Priestly celibacy, or rather the lack of it, is in the news. There have been allegations of sex orgies, prostitution…
How To Dine & Live with Passion
How To Dine & Live with Passion
by Alan Cohen
Passion is a very holy thing. You can lose many material things, but if you lose your passion, you're a goner.
Smashing The Biological Myth Of Promiscuous Males And Sexually Coy Females
Smashing The Biological Myth Of Promiscuous Males And Sexually Coy Females
by Zuleyma Tang-Martinez, University of Missouri-St. Louis
That males are naturally promiscuous while females are coy and choosy is a widelyheld belief. Even many scientists –…
How Direct To Consumer Advertising Is About To Change Forever

How Direct To Consumer Advertising Is About To Change Forever

Kate Letheren and Charmaine Glavas, Queensland University of Technology
Deported Immigrants Share Their Stories Of Terror And Rights Violations
Deported Immigrants Share Their Stories Of Terror And Rights Violations
by Tanya Golash-Boza, University of California, Merced
Although it is difficult to get exact numbers, some estimates show Immigration and Customs Enforcement home raids have…
Be An Original: March to the Beat of Your Own Drummer
Be An Original: March to the Beat of Your Own Drummer
by Robert K. Cooper
When we suppress our originality, we lose touch with the source of our vitality and initiative. One of the unwritten…
InnerSelf Newsletter: March 26th, 2017
InnerSelf Newsletter: March 26th, 2017
by InnerSelf Staff
This week we look at the things we do and how we do them. "How" being not so much the physical way of doing, but the…
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Horoscope Current Week: March 27 to April 2, 2017
by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Rewards and Gifts: Doing What You Know Is Right For You
Rewards and Gifts: Doing What You Know Is Right For You
by Marie T. Russell, InnerSelf
I love rewards. And I've noticed that the Universe functions on a reward system. I suppose if you were looking at it…
How Obesity Causes Cancer, And May Make Screening And Treatment Harder
How Obesity Causes Cancer, And May Make Screening And Treatment Harder
by Alessandro R Demaio, University of Copenhagen and Anna Beale, Monash University
Today, almost two in every three Australian adults are overweight or obese, as is one in four children.
What Young People Want From The Internet Of The Future
What Young People Want From The Internet Of The Future
by Elvira Perez Vallejos and Ansgar Koene, University of Nottingham
When Tim Berners-Lee invented the world wide web, he surely didn’t anticipate that children would end up becoming some…
Why A Radical Rethink Is Needed To Understand The Human Brain
Why A Radical Rethink Is Needed To Understand The Human Brain
by Henrik Jörntell, Lund University
Understanding the human brain is arguably the greatest challenge of modern science. Recent research increasingly…
Coping With Guilt After A Loved One’s Suicide: A Messy Necessity
Coping With Guilt After A Loved One’s Suicide: A Messy Necessity
by AJ Earley
I should be grateful that I got an opportunity that so many don’t: to say “I love you,” before someone dies. I should…
What Second Languages Should Children Be Learning?
What Second Languages Should Children Be Learning?
by Warren Midgley, University of Southern Queensland
There are 7,099 known languages in the world today. Choosing which of these to teach our children as a second language…
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How Rising Sea Levels Are Now Complicating Our Relationship With The Coast
by Nick Osbaldiston, James Cook University
When we think of coasts, we are likely to think about the great sandy beaches that have been the destination for many…
Taming the Mind and Removing Ignorance
Taming the Mind and Removing Ignorance
by Khenchen Palden Sherab & Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche
Buddhist masters have said that the mind is like a king and the body and speech are like servants. If the mind accepts…
Why Touch In Infancy Is Important For Healthy Brain Development
Why Touch In Infancy Is Important For Healthy Brain Development
by Harriet Dempsey-Jones, University of Oxford
Touch underpins our social world and, evidence suggests, it may even help to reduce anxiety and provide pain relief.
When It Comes To Love: Raging Waterfalls or Quiet Rivers?
When It Comes To Love: Raging Waterfalls or Quiet Rivers?
by Nora Caron
Raging waterfall love is the kind that makes you lose your head, your focus, your center, and pretty much all your…
How To Reduce Dependency On Drugs Like Valium With Alternative Therapies
How To Reduce Dependency On Drugs Like Valium With Alternative Therapies
by Ben O'Mara, Swinburne University of Technology
Benzodiazepines (such as Valium and Xanax) are depressant prescription drugs used most commonly for anxiety.
How China's Pollution Haze Is Linked To Climate Change
How China's Pollution Haze Is Linked To Climate Change
by Tim Radford
Research shows that polar warming could explain the episode of severe winter air pollution Beijing experienced in 2013,…
Who Is Setting The Standards For Your Happiness?
Who Is Setting The Standards For Your Happiness?
by Barbara Berger
Things just happen and then we judge them and react to them based on what we believe is good or bad. In other words,…
A Plastic Ocean Shows Us A World Awash With Rubbish
A Plastic Ocean Shows Us A World Awash With Rubbish
by Gary Truong, UNSW
We live in a world of plastic. Shopping bags, drink bottles, your toothbrush and even your clothes are among the…
Separating The Edison-Gene Child from ADHD Behavior
Separating The Edison-Gene Child from ADHD Behavior
by Thom Hartmann
Whenever we react to a person’s behavior--particularly a child’s--we can do it in either of two primary ways. One…
How to Become a Conduit for Miracles
How to Become a Conduit for Miracles in Everyday Life
by Robert Rosenthal, M.D.
Many people think miracles are reserved for saints and gurus. According to this belief, the majority of humans are…
Many Of The World's Reefs Are Already Damaged Beyond Repair
Many Of The World's Reefs May Be Already Damaged Beyond Repair
by Tim Radford
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and reefs in the Maldives have been dangerously weakened by coral bleaching caused by…
4 Ways to Build Confidence and Quiet Your Inner Critic

4 Ways to Build Confidence and Quiet Your Inner Critic

Briana Borten and Dr. Peter Borten
Why Life Is Not a Race
Why Life Is Not a Race
by Jon Gordon, M.A.
Before I met my wife I was always rushing; rushing to get to the store, rushing to reach my goals, rushing through life…
Why A Good Night’s Sleep Is Like Hitting The Jackpot
Why A Good Night’s Sleep Is Like Hitting The Jackpot
by Luke Walton, University of Warwick
Working on getting a better night’s sleep can lead to optimal physical and mental well-being over time—but quality of…
Private Prisons, Explained
Private Prisons, Explained
by Brett C. Burkhardt, Oregon State University
The year 2016 was a wild one for the private prison industry.
Why You Should Listen To Everyday Life Wisdom
Why You Should Listen To Everyday Life Wisdom
by Barbel Mohr
Following is a list of tips, bits of advice, and wise sayings or excerpts, including fragments of spiritual knowledge,…
When Things Go Wrong In An Automated World, Would We Still Know What To Do?
When Things Go Wrong In An Automated World, Would We Still Know What To Do?
by Peter Fisher, RMIT University
We live in a world that is both increasingly complex and automated.
Talk It Out To Ease Tough End Of Life Decisions
Talk It Out To Ease Tough End Of Life Decisions
by Ziba Kashef, Yale University
Too few older adults make end-of-life medical decisions ahead of time—and even when they do identify a loved one to…
Children Understand Far More About Other Minds
Children Understand Far More About Other Minds
by Henrike Moll, University of Southern California
Until a few decades ago, scholars believed that young children know very little, if anything, about what others are…
You Have Ideas for a Reason
You Have Ideas for a Reason
by Bob Doyle
Did you ever have the experience of seeing a movie for which you had a very similar or even exact idea? Did you ever…
Does Green Energy Have Hidden Health And Environmental Costs?
Does Green Energy Have Hidden Health And Environmental Costs?
by Edgar Hertwich, Yale University; et al.
There are a number of available low-carbon technologies to generate electricity. But are they really better than fossil…
Do You Look Like Your Name?
Do You Look Like Your Name?
by Anne-Laure Sellier, Université Paris-Saclay
Most parents can remember the subtle mix of excitement and anxiety accompanying the choice of their baby’s name
Russia, Coup d'Etats, And NATO Membership
Russia, Coup d'Etats, And NATO Membership
by Vesko Garcevic, Boston University
Testifying before a congressional committee, FBI Director James Comey has confirmed that his agency is investigating…
How Electric Cars Can Help Save The Grid
How Electric Cars Can Help Save The Grid
by Mark Andrich, University of Western Australia and Jemma Green, Curtin University
A key question amid the consternation over the current state of Australia’s east coast energy market has been how much…
How Dogs Could Make Children Better Readers
How Dogs Could Make Children Better Readers
by Gill Johnson, University of Nottingham
Issues around children learning to read are rarely out of the news. Which is hardly surprising
Why Normalizing Illness Would Make It Easier To Cope
Why Normalizing Illness Would Make It Easier To Cope
by Gill Hubbard, University of Stirling and Claire Wakefield, UNSW
Why are we so shocked when we, or someone we know, becomes ill? Why are many people scared of illness and unable to…
Reflections on Aging and The Comfort of Growing Older
Reflections on Aging and The Comfort of Growing Older
by Barbara Jaffe, Ed.D.
I now have officially become someone who looks good ‘for my age,’ or so I have been told, which is another sign of…
New Evidence that Poor Americans Pay the Highest Taxes and Get Little of the Safety Net
New Evidence that Poor Americans Pay the Highest Taxes and Get Little of the Safety Net
by Paul Buchheit, Common Dreams
The American tax system, in which those with the least pay the most.
The Power Of Ordinary People To Face Totalitarianism
The Power Of Ordinary People To Face Totalitarianism
by Kathleen B. Jones, San Diego State University
In the weeks since the election of President Donald J. Trump, sales of George Orwell’s “1984” have skyrocketed.
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Can We Find Answers to "Unknowable" or "Impossible" Dilemmas?
by Stephen Hren
Rigidity in our beliefs and behaviors is the greatest threat to our own survival and the survival of all that we've…
Can We Blame The Internet For Polarized Politics?
Can We Blame The Internet For Polarized Politics?
by Gillian Kiley, Brown University
Political polarization is largest for demographic groups in which individuals are least likely to use the internet and…
How To Practice Simple Acts of Kindness
How To Practice Simple Acts of Kindness
by Jude Bijou, M.A., M.F.T.
With the avalanche of unkind words and deeds engulfing our lives today, it's time to buck the trend and resist. The…
Are Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements Good For Your Heart?
Are Omega-3 Fish Oil Supplements Good For Your Heart?
by Nelson Chong, University of Westminster
Flogging fish oil supplements is a lucrative business. In the US alone, 19m people take the pills, spending around…
How Extreme Heat Could Cause Animals To Shrink
How Extreme Heat Could Cause Animals To Shrink
by Jim Erickson, University of Michigan
More than 50 million years ago, when Earth experienced a series of extreme global warming events, early mammals…
Why Is Water Sacred To Native Americans?
Why Is Water Sacred To Native Americans?
by Rosalyn R. LaPier, Harvard University
The Lakota phrase “Mní wičhóni,” or “Water is life,” has become a new national protest anthem.
Robert Reich's Visit To Washington
Robert Reich's Visit To Washington
by Robert Reich
I spent much of this past week in Washington – talking with friends still in government, former colleagues,…
How Healthy Soils Make For A Healthy Life
How Healthy Soils Make For A Healthy Life
by Ee Ling Ng and Deli Chen, University of Melbourne
The next time you bite into an apple, spare a thought for the soils that helped to produce it. Soils play a vital role,…
Hysterectomies Are Tied To Early Death If Ovaries Are Removed
Hysterectomies Are Tied To Early Death If Ovaries Are Removed
by Nicola Jones, University of Warwick
Scientists say removing ovaries during a hysterectomy could increase a woman’s risk for heart disease, cancer, and…
Tor Upgrades To Make Anonymous Publishing Safer
Tor Upgrades To Make Anonymous Publishing Safer
by Philipp Winter, Princeton University
In the coming months, the Seattle-based nonprofit The Tor Project will be making some changes to improve how the Tor…
How Problematic Is Sleepwalking And Can It Be Cured?
How Problematic Is Sleepwalking And Can It Be Cured?
by Helen Stallman, University of South Australia
People have long been fascinated with sleepwalkers — by those who roam during the night without awareness, climbing out…
How To Determine Your Mission & Attain Success
Personal and Professional Success Is Always Within Reach
by Tom Gegax
Success. Many hunger for it, and some never realize when they've got it. Most of us want to be successful human beings,…
Chuck Berry Is What A Giant Looks Like
Chuck Berry Is What A Giant Looks Like
by Adam Behr, Newcastle University
Legendary is an overused adjective in popular culture, but Berry’s passing is a salutary reminder of what a giant in…

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