Thinking You're On A Diet Is Half The Problem – Here's How To Be A Mindful Eater
Thinking You're On A Diet Is Half The Problem – Here's How To Be A Mindful Eater
by Megan Lee
The more you diet, the more obsessed with food you become. Unfortunately, depriving ourselves of the foods we enjoy and…
Why A Growing Mistrust In Democracy Is Causing Extremism And Strongman Politics To Flourish
Why A Growing Mistrust In Democracy Is Causing Extremism And Strongman Politics To Flourish
by Mark Triffitt
The percentage of Americans who say they “can trust the government always or most of the time” has been below 30% since…
How To Use The Process of Awakening to Avoid Suffering and Illness
How To Use The Process of Awakening to Avoid Suffering and Illness
by Michel Odoul
Difficult experiences cause us to reflect about what is happening and no doubt lead to us making the changes necessary…
How To Know If An Online Discussion Is Going To Get Nasty
How To Know If An Online Discussion Is Going To Get Nasty
by Cornell University
Researchers have created a model to predict which civil online conversations might take a turn and derail. After…
Ego vs True Self: Strength Rises From Within
Ego vs True Self: Strength Rises From Within
by Vincent Cole
There comes a stage in spiritual development when you will experience the conflict between the fears of the ego and the…
The Healing Power of the Hum of the Humming Bees
The Healing Power of the Hum of the Humming Bees
by Jonathan Goldman and Andi Goldman
In ancient tradition (Egypt), the humming sound of the bee was said to stimulate the release of super hormones known as…
Who Is Saturn? What Does Saturn Symbolize?
Who Is Saturn? What Does Saturn Symbolize?
by Aliza Einhorn
Although symbolism and meaning will some­times overlap from planet to planet, each planet has its own distinct…
How Your Flip-flops Reveal The Dark Side Of Globalization
How Your Flip-flops Reveal The Dark Side Of Globalization
by Caroline Knowles
Flip flops may look simple and cheap, but they are part of a bigger and more complicated story. Many of us may regard…
The Modern Use of Phototherapy and The Future of Light Medicine
The Modern Use of Phototherapy and The Future of Light Medicine
by Anadi Martel
At the dawn of the twenty-first century, the importance of light for our health and well-being has been confirmed by…
This Amazonian Psychedelic May Ease Severe Depression
This Amazonian Psychedelic May Ease Severe Depression
by Luís Fernando Tófoli; Dráulio Barros de Araújo, and Fernanda Palhano-Fontes
The vine Banisteriopsis caapi is one ingredient in ayahuasca, a psychedelic brew that Amazonian indigenous populations…
Should You Shield Yourself From Others’ Abhorrent Beliefs?
Should You Shield Yourself From Others’ Abhorrent Beliefs?
by John Schwenkler
Many of our choices have the potential to change how we think about the world. Often the choices taken are for some…
Dancing with Life: Being Flexible, Making Adjustments, and Going with the Flow
Dancing with Life: Being Flexible, Making Adjustments, and Going with the Flow
by Richard Carlson
Human beings have essentially two modes or mind-sets that we operate or live in, with, of course, some shades of gray…
How To Reduce Stress And Anxiety With Ease
How To Reduce Stress And Anxiety With Ease
by Michael Smith
Writing about positive emotions may help to reduce stress and anxiety, according to our new study, published in the…
How Health Coaching Might Help You Reach Old Age
How Health Coaching Might Help You Reach Old Age
by Ayse Cinar
There are two ways of tackling chronic lifestyle diseases such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes: discover new…
Revisiting Jimmy Carter's Truth Telling Sermon To Americans
Revisiting Jimmy Carter's Truth Telling Sermon To Americans
by David Swartz
Nearly 40 years ago, on July 15, 1979, President Jimmy Carter went on national television to share with millions of…
Why Your Summer Might Be Full Of Mosquitoes
Why Your Summer Might Be Full Of Mosquitoes
by Heath MacMillan
As you pack your bags for the cottage or campground this weekend, don’t forget to bring light clothes with long sleeves…
How Can We Build A Better World -- One Person at a Time?

How Can We Build A Better World -- One Person at a Time?

Ellis Jones, Ross Haenfler, Brett Johnson
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Animals As Teachers: Teaching by Example and Love
by Marie T. Russell
Life surrounds us with teachers, if we are but willing to learn. Actually, everyone and everything in our life is our…
Does Acupuncture Work By Re-Mapping The Brain?
Does Acupuncture Work By Re-Mapping The Brain?
by Vitaly Napadow
Acupuncture is a form of traditional medical therapy that originated in China several thousand years ago. Perhaps, they…
How Your Mind, Under Stress, Gets Better At Processing Bad News
How Your Mind, Under Stress, Gets Better At Processing Bad News
by Tali Sharot
Some of the most important decisions you will make in your lifetime will occur while you feel stressed and anxious.…
Thousands Of Years Ago, American Dogs Mysteriously Vanished
Thousands Of Years Ago, American Dogs Mysteriously Vanished
by Keith Randall
Dogs’ ancestors in the Americas likely came from Siberia, according to a new study. The study also suggests that these…
Get Your Future Back by Becoming a Hope-filled Optimist
Get Your Future Back by Becoming a Hope-filled Optimist
by Beverly M. Breakey
Nobody wants to feel hopeless. There are some who attach themselves to it because they know nothing else. Even people…
Why Exhaustion Is Not Unique To Our Overstimulated Age
Why Exhaustion Is Not Unique To Our Overstimulated Age
by Anna Katharina Schaffner
Many sociologists, psychologists and cultural critics argue that the rapid spread of exhaustion syndromes such as…
Working With Nature Can Help Us Build Greener Cities Instead Of Urban Slums
Working With Nature Can Help Us Build Greener Cities Instead Of Urban Slums
by Paul Osmond
A more strategic approach to urban growth can ensure our cities maintain adequate green space and become low-carbon,…
How The War On Drugs Entrenches Patterns Of Drug Addiction
How The War On Drugs Entrenches Patterns Of Drug Addiction
by Joel Finkelstein
Since Richard Nixon famously called for an ‘all-out offensive’ on the war on drugs in 1971, the US government has…
Seeing Your World From Another's Perspective
Seeing Your World From Another's Perspective
by Carlos Warter, M.D., Ph.D.
At some fairly early point in our lives, we solidify our perspective -- the way we look at the world -- into a filter…
It's Springtime and The Time of Rebirth: How's Your Inner Garden?
How's Your Inner Garden and Your Inner Rose?
by Marie T. Russell
Our subconscious is a truly wonderful partner. It finds many ways to communicate with us. The other morning, I found…
InnerSelf Newsletter: July 8th, 2018
InnerSelf Newsletter: July 8th, 2018
by InnerSelf Staff
It is said that the Chinese have an expression that is both a blessing and a curse: "May you live in interesting…
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Horoscope Current Week: July 9 to 15, 2018
by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Cultivating Inner Silence Through Daily Meditation
Cultivating Inner Silence Through The Practice Of Daily Meditation
by Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD
Despite the seeming explosion of meditation in modern culture, there seems to be a lot of confusion about what it is,…
How Anticipating Stress Messes Up Memory And Your Day
How Anticipating Stress Messes Up Memory And Your Day
by Katie Bohn
Starting your morning by focusing on the stress to come may harm your mindset throughout the day, according to a new…
Is It Good or Bad? Are You Happy or Unhappy?
Is It Good or Bad? Are You Happy or Unhappy?
by Barbara Berger
An emotion is something we attach to an event and it arises as a result of our interpretation of the event. This…
How To Make Your Garden Frog Friendly
How To Make Your Garden Frog Friendly
by Becky Thomas
Many people forget that our gardens can be important havens for wildlife. But with ponds drying up, amphibians are…
How Would Alien Civilizations Deal With Climate Change?
How Would Alien Civilizations Deal With Climate Change?
by Lindsey Valich
New research asks a big question: Is there such a thing as a sustainable civilization, perhaps one that lies far beyond…
Why Mexico's Election Was A Victory For Democracy Itself
Why Mexico's Election Was A Victory For Democracy Itself
by Rupert Knox
Andrés Manuel López Obrador, popularly known as AMLO, won a landslide victory in Mexico’s presidential elections. He…
How What We Do Comes Back To Us
Actions and Consequence: How What We Do Comes Back To Us
by Andrew Weiss
Our actions have consequences. Most of the time, we are unaware of any except perhaps the most immediate of these…
Making Space for Individual and Collective Grief
Making Space for Individual and Collective Grief
by Jalaja Bonheim, PhD.
Grief is an important emotion. Not an easy one, but it’s how we digest the experience of loss and transform it into…
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