Keeping Your Yin Alive in a Yang Society
Keeping Your Yin Alive in a Yang Society
by Nora Caron
I have come to understand how important it is to have a healthy balance between Yin and Yang energies, both within us…
Why There Are Costs To Moral Outrage
Why There Are Costs To Moral Outrage
by Justin Tosi, University of Michigan and Brandon Warmke, Bowling Green State University
Many Americans are morally outraged that U.S. President Donald Trump fired former FBI Director James Comey, who had…
How Changing Your Meal Times Can Help You Beat Jet Lag Or Shift Work
How Changing Your Meal Times Can Help You Beat Jet Lag Or Shift Work
by Jonathan Johnston, University of Surrey
Around one in five people in Western countries could be putting their health at risk simply by going to work.
With Wireless Charging, Electric Cars Could Drive Forever
With Wireless Charging, Electric Cars Could Drive Forever
by Mark Golden, Stanford University
Scientists have found a way to wirelessly transmit electricity to a nearby moving object.
Can Even Moderate Drinking Cause Brain Damage?

Can Even Moderate Drinking Cause Brain Damage?

Nicole Lee, Curtin University and Rob Hester, University of Melbourne
Exposure During Pregnancy To Insecticides Reduce Motor Function In Babies
Exposure During Pregnancy To Insecticides Reduce Motor Function In Babies
by Laurel Thomas, University of Michigan
New research links exposure during pregnancy to either of two insecticides to reduced motor function in babies.
Steps to Follow to Attain a State of Meditative Listening
Steps to Follow to Attain a State of Inner Listening
by J. Donald Walters
What is meditation? Here is a good definition: Meditation is listening. It is listening not only with the ear, but with…
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Are Left Handed People More Gifted Than Others?
by Giovanni Sala and Fernand Gobet, University of Liverpool
The belief that there is a link between talent and left-handedness has a long history. Leonardo da Vinci was…
Is Lead In The US Food Supply Decreasing Our IQ?
Is Lead In The US Food Supply Decreasing Our IQ?
by Keri Szejda, Arizona State University Andrew Maynard, Arizona State University
The environmental advocacy group Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) on June 15 released a study about dietary lead…
How Disappearing Jobs Keep Kids Out Of College
How Disappearing Jobs Keep Kids Out Of College
by Alison Jones, Duke University
After states suffer significant job losses, college attendance drops among the poorest students of the next generation,…
Waking Up to the Beauty of the Earth
Waking Up to the Beauty of the Earth: Every Living Being Has A Song
by Anne Rowthorn
This is the time...to stand in awe before Earth and all the stars. The singing river calls us to sit on her banks and…
Sharia in Arabic means “the way,” and does not refer to a body of law.
What Sharia Law Really Means
by Asma Afsaruddin, Indiana University
Sharia in Arabic means “the way,” and does not refer to a body of law.
How To Reduce Injuries In Kids That Don't Involve Wrapping Them In Bubble Wrap
How To Reduce Injuries In Kids That Don't Involve Wrapping Them In Bubble Wrap
by Kate Hunter and Lisa Keay, George Institute for Global Health
We all do our best to protect our kids from harm, but the adventures of childhood usually come with at least a few…
Can We Predict Political Uprisings?

Can We Predict Political Uprisings?

Mohammad Reza Farzanegan, University of Marburg
Surprising Ways To Beat Anxiety And Become Mentally Strong
Surprising Ways To Beat Anxiety And Become Mentally Strong
by Olivia Remes, University of Cambridge
Do you have anxiety? Have you tried just about everything to get over it, but it just keeps coming back? Perhaps you…
Overcoming Perfectionism and Getting Things Done
Overcome the Procrastination of Perfectionism and Get Things Done
by Sam Bennett
Perfectionism is an insidious demon that must be fought with every weapon you’ve got. Here’s what’s so tricky about…
External and Internal Causes of Disharmony and Disease
Identifying and Removing The Causes of Disharmony and Disease Using Traditional Chinese Medicine Principles
by Sharron Murray, MS, RN
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, it is believed that certain conditions are necessary for disease and disharmony to…
Cities Can Jump Start Climate Progress By Plugging In Their Vehicles
Cities Can Jump Start Climate Progress By Plugging In Their Vehicles
by Daniel Cohan, Rice University
President Donald Trump’s decision to exit the Paris climate agreement reaffirmed what was already clear
These Words Get People To Eat More Vegetables

These Words Get People To Eat More Vegetables

Milenko Martinovich, Stanford University
Why Just Speaking English Isn’t Going To Cut It Anymore
Why Just Speaking English Isn’t Going To Cut It Anymore
by Abigail Parrish and Ursula Lanvers, University of York
Britain is facing an uncertain future and an uneasy relationship with Europe after Brexit and the latest general…
How Aircraft Noise At Night Is Linked To High Blood Pressure
How Aircraft Noise At Night Is Linked To High Blood Pressure
by Klea Katsouyanni, King's College London
People who live near airports are at increased risk of high blood pressure, our latest research shows. We found that…
How To Create The Life You Desire from the “Quantum” Soup of Pure Energy
How To Create The Life You Desire from the “Quantum” Soup of Pure Energy
by David Cameron Gikandi
It has been said that even before you ask it is given unto you. It has also been said that if you ask, it shall be…
InnerSelf Newsletter: June 18th, 2017
InnerSelf Newsletter: June 18th, 2017
by InnerSelf Staff
Connection and communication. Two very important parts of life. We are connected to the world through our inner life,…
When Life Gives You Lemons, Pick Up Your Pen
When Life Gives You Lemons, Pick Up Your Pen
by Sandra Marinella, MA, MEd
Have you ever been there — knocked to the ground by a traumatic event? Woken up one morning as someone you knew and in…
Are Maternal Hormones Different When Carrying A Boy Or A Girl?
Are Maternal Hormones Different When Carrying A Boy Or A Girl?
by Monique Robinson, University of Western Australia
With advances in prenatal testing it’s now possible to find out whether a pregnancy will result in a male or female…
3 Minute Story Of 800,000 Years Of Climate Change With A Sting In The Tail
3 Minute Story Of 800,000 Years Of Climate Change With A Sting In The Tail
by Ben Henley, University of Melbourne and Nerilie Abram, Australian National University
There are those who say the climate has always changed, and that carbon dioxide levels have always fluctuated.
A Computer Called The Beast Is Untangling The Benefits And Evils Of Religion
A Computer Called The Beast Is Untangling The Benefits And Evils Of Religion
by Rich Barlow, Boston University
Researchers in religion studies are using computer simulations to help answer big questions about religion’s benefits…
Primates At Play Show Why Monkeying Around Is Good For The Brain

Primates At Play Show Why Monkeying Around Is Good For The Brain

Max Kerney and Jacob C Dunn, Anglia Ruskin University
Tender Words About You: You Are Good Enough!
Tender Words About You: You Are Good Enough!
by Robert V. Taylor
When you live with the belief that something about you makes you weak or not good enough, it is difficult to enter into…
Giving Your Intuition a Seat at the Table
Giving Your Intuition a Seat at the Table
by Jude Bijou, M.A., M.F.T.
We have two inner voices. One voice comes from the rational brain - the temptress, the rebel who wants what she wants…
Twelve Tips for  Emotional and Mental Health
Twelve Tips for Emotional and Mental Health
by Eric Maisel
Growing up in a difficult family or living in a difficult fam­ily inevitably produces negative consequences of all…
Why What You Post Online Can Wreck Your Life
Why What You Post Online Can Wreck Your Life
by Thao Nelson, Indiana University
Harvard recently rescinded admission offers for some incoming freshmen who participated in a private Facebook group…
Do Poor People Eat More Junk Food Than Wealthier Americans?
Do Poor People Eat More Junk Food Than Wealthier Americans?
by Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University and Patricia Smith, University of Michigan
Eating fast food is frequently blamed for damaging our health.
How Feeling Lonely Can Make Us Self-centered, And Vice-versa
How Feeling Lonely Can Make Us Self-centered, And Vice-versa
by Steve Koppes, University of Chicago
Feeling lonely can make us self-centered, research shows, and the reverse is also true, though to a less extent.
Leaving School Early Means You're Likely Never To Return In Adult Life
Leaving School Early Means You're Likely Never To Return In Adult Life
by Stephen Lamb and Shuyan Huo, Victoria University
One in eight Australians will never get Year 12 qualifications. Some, but not all of these people, make up the one in…
You're Living In A Hologram: How To Change What It Feeds Back To You
You're Living In A Hologram: How To Change What It Feeds Back To You
by David Ian Cowan
Using the analogy of the hologram, the entire hologram now reflects back to me my decision. For example (and I know you…
Being A Parent: The Role of a Lifetime
Being A Parent: The Role of a Lifetime
by Barbara Jaffe, Ed.D.
In the month of June, we celebrate Father’s Day, which provides me another opportunity to reflect on my own role as a…
Why We Are Driven to Search for the Truth
Why We Are Driven to Search for the Truth
by Robert Jensen, YES Magazine
It’s something we struggle to see more clearly, to realize day to day, to make more real in our lives. And that’s…
How Looking At Buildings Can Actually Give You A Headache
How Looking At Buildings Can Actually Give You A Headache
by Arnold J Wilkins, University of Essex
It’s three o'clock – you’re at work, struggling to focus during the afternoon lull. You gaze out of your office window,…
Climate Action Never Did Depended on Trump
Climate Action Never Did Depend on Trump
by Colin Beavan, YES Magazine
There are so many ways we can slow and stop the burning of fossil fuels in the United States. But we need to get to…

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