Blues, Blues, Go Away

Blues, Blues, Go Away

Marie T. Russell
InnerSelf Newsletter: November 19th, 2017
InnerSelf Newsletter: November 19th, 2017
by InnerSelf Staff
This week, in the US, is the week that is traditionally one for giving thanks... Of course, in order to have a life of…
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Horoscope Current Week: November 20 to 26, 2017
by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Kindness Matters -- So Does Appreciation, Respect, Listening, And Generosity.
Kindness Matters -- So Does Appreciation, Respect, Listening, And Generosity.
by Debra Landwehr Engle
The relationship with your guides is equivalent in many ways to your relationships with other people. It is very…
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'He's Pavlov And We're The Dogs': How Associative Learning Really Works In Human Psychology
by Edward Wasserman, University of Iowa
My ears perked up when, in recent weeks, I heard Donald Trump and Ivan Pavlov mentioned twice in connection with each…
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Can You Train Yourself To Develop Super Senses?

Harriet Dempsey-Jones, University of Oxford
So Much to be Grateful For!
So Much to be Grateful For!
by Barbara Jaffe, Ed.D.
The month of Thanksgiving as well as the specific holiday are my most favorite times of the year. I am thankful that I…
You Are Unique, Yet “You” Is Not Really “I,” It Is “We”
You Are Unique, Yet “You” Is Not Really “I,” It Is “We”
by Will Wilkinson
Can you be bold to love the world? Can you put your love for the world first? When you do, when it’s the real thing,…
Why Video Games Are The New IQ Tests
Why Video Games Are The New IQ Tests
by Peter Cowling; Anders Drachen and Athanasios Kokkinakis, University of York
Gamers won’t be surprised. We and our colleagues have discovered a link between people’s ability to play video games…
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How Citizens Are Fighting Climate Change On The Global Stage
by Dawn R Bazely, Idil Boran and Sapna Sharma, York University, Canada
The United Nations climate conference in Bonn, Germany, is an enormous event with a complex agenda.
The Universe Rewards Us for Giving and for Gratitude
The Universe Rewards Us for Giving and for Gratitude
by Nancy E. Yearout
Have you ever heard the saying “You get what you give”? This short saying is true. When you do nice things for others…
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Why Your Parents’ Lifestyles Can Determine Your Health – Even As An adult
by Sandy Tubeuf, University of Leeds
We don’t choose our parents, their jobs or their health. And we don’t have a say in whether or not they smoke, nor in…
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Yes The US Health Economy Is Big, But Is It Better?
by Diane Dewar, University at Albany, State University of New York
The U.S. health care system is the most expensive in the world. So why does it underperform relative to many peer…
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How The Social Gospel Movement Explains The Roots Of Today's Religious Left
by Christopher H. Evans, Boston University
Throughout American history, religion has played a significant role in promoting social reform.
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When Is The Right Time For Your Child To Take A Test?

Francesca Gino, Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School
The Endless Circle Of Grace: Surrender, Acceptance and Peace
The Endless Circle Of Grace: Surrender, Acceptance and Peace
by Maresha Donna Ducharme
Reoccurring demands and challenges can be particularly frustrating. Everyone knows what it feels like to go two steps…
Are You Playing Too Small? Set and Achieve Bigger Goals
Are You Playing Too Small? Set and Achieve Bigger Goals
by Jim Donovan
It's fascinating to me that so many sales organization man­agers complain that their employees typically reach the…
14 Signs Your Daughter May Have ADHD
14 Signs Your Daughter May Have ADHD
by Meadow Schroeder, University of Calgary
When asked to describe a typical child with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), most people would describe…
Here’s When To Buy LED Light Bulbs
Here’s When To Buy LED Light Bulbs
by Jim Erickson-University Of Michigan
A new study recommends replacing all incandescent and halogen light bulbs in your home now with compact fluorescent…
The More Air Pollution, The More The Mental Distress

The More Air Pollution, The More The Mental Distress

Kim Eckart-University Of Washington
The Robert De Niro Theory Of Post-Truth: ‘Are You Talking To Me?’
The Robert De Niro Theory Of Post-Truth: ‘Are You Talking To Me?’
by Colin Wight, University of Sydney
Many of the commentaries on post-truth have attempted to locate the sources of it. Where does post-truth discourse come…
Shame: It's Unhealthy, Self-Destructive & Extremely Toxic
Shame: It's Unhealthy, Self-Destructive & Extremely Toxic
by Mary Hayes Grieco
Shame is an unhealthy and extremely toxic emotion that makes a person very sick inside. It plays out in families and in…
Why Loneliness Can Be More Deadly Than Obesity
Loneliness Can Be More Deadly Than Obesity
by Gillian Leithman, Concordia University
Independence is glorified in North American culture as a symbol of strength. As a society, we value individual…
How Dogs And Cats Can Get Their Day In Court
How Dogs And Cats Can Get Their Day In Court
by Jessica Rubin, University of Connecticut
In 2016, the FBI started to track animal cruelty, including neglect, torture and sexual abuse, because of disturbing…
What The First Thanksgiving Dinner Actually Looked Like

What The First Thanksgiving Dinner Actually Looked Like

Julie Lesnik, Wayne State University
Why Radicalisation Is Not Just A Terrorist Tactic
Why Radicalisation Is Not Just A Terrorist Tactic
by Robert F. Hesketh, Liverpool John Moores University
The word radicalisation has been hijacked by the war on terror and become interchangeable with extremism. But…
Guided to "Drive South": Everywhere I Went A Blessing Came
Guided to "Drive South": Everywhere I Went A Blessing Came
by David Schock
One morning I awoke and realized I had absolutely no plans for the day. The gallery was closed until the weekend, and I…
The Long, Strange History Of Diets and Dieting Fads
The Long, Strange History Of Diets and Dieting Fads
by Melissa Wdowik, Colorado State University
Let’s jump back to 1028, the year William the Conqueror was born. Healthy most of his life, he became so overweight in…
How To Be More Persuasive
How To Be More Persuasive
by Harriet Dempsey-Jones, University of Oxford
‘So…what do you say?’ Everett Collection Whether it’s getting your partner to do more housework or making your…
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How Obamacare Changed The Love Lives Of Young Adults

Joelle Abramowitz, University of Michigan
Why Teen Mental Health Has Deteriorated Over Last 5 Years
Why Teen Mental Health Has Deteriorated Over Last 5 Years
by Jean Twenge, San Diego State University
Around 2012, something started going wrong in the lives of teens.
Watch Out for Preconceived Notions and Limiting Beliefs
Watch Out for Preconceived Notions and Limiting Beliefs
by Marie T. Russell, InnerSelf
We all have opinions, beliefs, preconceived notions, etc. And I've noticed, in myself and others, a tendency to…
In America's Sandwiches, The Story Of A Nation
In America's Sandwiches, The Story Of A Nation
by Paul Freedman, Yale University; et al
Everyone has a favorite sandwich, often prepared to an exacting degree of specification: Turkey or ham? Grilled or…
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The Strange Story Of Turkey Tails
by Michael Carolan, Colorado State University
Intensive livestock farming is a huge global industry that serves up millions of tons of beef, pork and poultry every…
Here's Why Your Local TV News Is About To Get Even Worse
Here's Why Your Local TV News Is About To Get Even Worse
by Margot Susca, American University School of Communication
Considering the history of television news a few years ago, iconic anchor Ted Koppel declared that CBS’ 1968 debut of…
Does Pornography Foster Harassment And Abuse?
Does Pornography Foster Harassment And Abuse?
by Sam Carr, University of Bath
Does pornography foster harassment and abuse? That was the question posed by a recent New York Times editorial, in the…
How To Live Beyond Fear
How To Stop Fearing Life and Live Beyond Fear
by Arnaud Desjardins
One day, as I was answering a question on the subject of death, the following words came to me: "You are not afraid of…
Why Wanting Revenge Is Only Natural
Why Wanting Revenge Is Only Natural
by Stephen Fineman, University of Bath
Revenge in fiction can be shocking, but it often embeds a moral message. There is heroic revenge, a staple of the…
What Exactly Is Neoliberalism?
What Exactly Is Neoliberalism?
by Kean Birch, York University, Canada
I struggle with neoliberalism – as a problematic economic system we might want to change – and as an analytical term…
Food Labelled Snack Leaves You Hungrier Than Food Labelled Meal
Food Labelled Snack Leaves You Hungrier Than Food Labelled Meal
by Jane Ogden, University of Surrey
Eating pasta labelled “snack” rather than “meal” made people eat more later on, our latest study found. We also found…
We owe these 5 research discoveries to twins
We Owe These 5 Research Discoveries To Twins
by Catriona May-University Of Melbourne
Twin research has led to all kinds incredible insights into an important mystery: nature vs. nurture or how the…
What is Karma And What Are Its Effects?
What is Karma And What Are Its Effects?
by Daisaku Ikeda
Each of us creates our own karma. Our past thoughts, speech and behavior have shaped our present reality, and our…