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.”
A Complete Repeal Of The ACA Will Result In More Deaths. Period.
Why A Complete Repeal Of The ACA Would Result In More Deaths. Period.
by AJ Earley
I was beyond frustrated. I felt extremely hopeless. I believed that I had zero options, despite the fact that I could…
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…
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?
A Gift For Our Children’s Future: Maybe There's Another Way
A Gift For Our Children’s Future: Maybe There's Another Way
by Allison Carmen
I can remember like yesterday sitting at the dinner table as a child with my parents and siblings and feeling like the…
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.…
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
by Philip Steer, Massey University
There is a strange and troubled kind of intimacy between our own moment of climate change and 19th century Britain. It…
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

Cliff Isaacson and Kris Radish
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…
This Large Study Uncovers Genes Linked To Intelligence
This Large Study Uncovers Genes Linked To Intelligence
by Raffaele Ferrari, UCL
Exactly what constitutes intelligence, and to what extent it is genetic, are some of the most controversial questions…
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…
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,…
Choose Yes and Move On: How to Succeed Step by Step
How to Succeed In Anything Step by Step Using One Simple Word
by Julie Tallard Johnson
To ignite awareness of the possibilities inherent in the situation we need to say yes to something big that moves our…
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…
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,…
How Britain's 1953 Storm Surge Kicked Off The Debate On Climate Change
How Britain's 1953 Storm Surge Kicked Off The Debate On Climate Change
by Matthew Kelly, Northumbria University, Newcastle
Towns and villages along the east coast of England were put on red alert on Friday 13 January.
Showing Compassion by Easing Someone's Tension
Showing Compassion by Easing Someone's Tension
by Jill Lublin
We are naturally geared for compassion, to share and bond and ease the pain and stress of others. There is room in…
Study Shows Marijuana May Reduce Crack Use
Study Shows Marijuana May Reduce Crack Use
by M-J Milloy and M. Eugenia Socias, University of British Columbia
North America is in the midst of a drug overdose disaster. In British Columbia, Canada, where nearly 1,000 people died…
If You Misread Someone’s Face, Blame These Neurons
If You Misread Someone’s Face, Blame These Neurons
by Lori Dajose, California Institute of Technology
Have you ever thought someone was angry at you, but it turned out you were just misreading their facial expression? One…
This South Pacific Island Of Rubbish Shows Our Plastic Habit
This South Pacific Island Of Rubbish Shows Our Plastic Habit
by Jennifer Lavers, University of Tasmania
A remote South Pacific island has the highest density of plastic debris reported anywhere on the planet, our new study…
How to Feel at Home When You’re at Home
How to Feel at Home When You’re at Home
by Xorin Balbes
Unfortunately, for many of us, the condition and appearance of the place where we live make us feel uneasy instead of…
How To Deal with Your Nervousness, Anxiety, and Fear
How To Deal with Your Nervousness, Anxiety, and Fear
by Barbara Berger
If you sometimes experience anxiety that gets very intense, you may not be getting the help you deserve because you are…

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