Don't Let Stress Get The Upper Hand
Don't Let Stress Get The Upper Hand
by Jude Bijou, M.A., M.F.T.
We've become so focused on how we'll maneuver to fit it all in that we no longer stop to smell the roses or breathe in…
How Farms Can Help Improve The Lives Of Disadvantaged Young People
How Farms Can Help Improve The Lives Of Disadvantaged Young People
by Sarah Hambidge
A couple of years ago, I met Adam (not his real name) at a farm in Dorset. Adam was 14 and had been excluded from…
Why Politics Needs Hope Yet No Longer Inspires It
Why Politics Needs Hope Yet No Longer Inspires It
by Titus Stahl
In the late 2000s and early 2010s, the word ‘hope’ was ubiquitous in Western politics. While its use in the Barack…
How Women And Men Approach Money Differently
How Women And Men Approach Money Differently
by Sallie Krawcheck
Women have different financial strategies and insight than men, argues Sallie Krawcheck, the co-founder and CEO of…
Play Games With Your Kids This Summer To Boost Their Brains
Play Games With Your Kids This Summer To Boost Their Brains
by Neha Shivhare and David Kaufman
Research shows that playing games can enhance our personal, social and emotional well-being, as well as our mental…
Do Neckties Really Reduce The Blood Supply To The Brain?
Do Neckties Really Reduce The Blood Supply To The Brain?
by Steve Kassem
News reports about a study from Germany may provide the ultimate excuse for men to dress more casually for work,…
Balancing Spirituality
Reflecting Our Spirituality In Our Work and How We Treat Others
by Robin Crow
I have always believed that separating spirituality from the rest of our lives is like shooting ourselves in the foot.…
Feelings Are Your Guide to Being Peace and Happiness
Feelings Are Your Guide to "Being" Peace and Happiness
by Susyn Reeve
Our feelings are a foolproof guidance system, letting us know if we are experiencing heaven or hell, love or fear, well…
How Culture Influences Children's Development
How Culture Influences Children's Development
by Ching-Yu Huang
From educational toys to governmental guidelines and detailed nursery progress reports, there are lots of resources…
Why The AI Revolution Will Be Led By Toasters
Why The AI Revolution Will Be Led By Toasters
by Janelle Shane
Will the intelligent algorithms of the future look like general-purpose robots, as adept at idle banter and reading…
More Americans Agree On Going Green Than You Might Think
More Americans Agree On Going Green Than You Might Think
by Melissa De Witte
While the United States is deeply divided on many issues, there is remarkable consensus on climate change, according to…
What Is Heaven? Illustration of Dante’s Paradiso
What Is The Christian Idea Of “Heaven”?
by Joanne M. Pierce
When a family member or a friend passes away, we often find ourselves reflecting on the question “where are they now?”…
A Brief History of the Feral Blackberry
A Brief History of the Feral Blackberry
by Sara Bir
The Himalayan blackberry was introduced to North America as a food crop. Like a Gremlin doused with water, it escaped…
What Should Your Heart Rate Be And What Affects It?
What Should Your Heart Rate Be And What Affects It?
by Anna Beale and Shane Nanayakkara
Humans have been aware of their heart rate for thousands of years. But knowing the meaning behind the beats isn’t so…
Red Sky At Night, Shepherd's Delight: The Science Of Beautiful Sunsets
Red Sky At Night, Shepherd's Delight: The Science Of Beautiful Sunsets
by Adam Morgan
“A red sky at night is a shepherd’s delight! A red sky in the morning is a shepherd’s warning.” The “red sky” proverb…
Taxpayers Will Back A Carbon Tax If They Get A Check In The Mail
Taxpayers Will Back A Carbon Tax If They Get A Check In The Mail
by Werner Antweiler and Sumeet Gulati
Ontario’s new premier, Doug Ford, is scrapping the province’s cap-and-trade program, designed to reward businesses that…
Do Omega 3 Supplements Protect Against Heart Disease?
Do Omega 3 Supplements Protect Against Heart Disease?
by Lee Hooper
Many people take a daily omega 3 supplement in the belief that it is good for their heart. But our latest research, a…
How Ideas Of Adulthood Are Changing Around The World
How Ideas Of Adulthood Are Changing Around The World
by James McCue
Around the world, the idea of adulthood - when it happens and how it is defined - is being challenged.
Loneliness Is Contagious – And Here's How To Beat It
Loneliness Is Contagious – And Here's How To Beat It
by Olivia Remes
Loneliness is a common condition affecting around one in three adults. It damages your brain, immune system, and can…
The Political Split On Climate Change Isn’t So Wide After All
The Political Split On Climate Change Isn’t So Wide After All
by Shelly Leachman
Just how far apart are Republicans and Democrats when it comes to views on climate change? Not all that far, a new…
Correlations Can’t Imply Causation? Not So Fast
Correlations Can’t Imply Causation? Not So Fast
by brilliant.org
The old statistics axiom that correlation doesn’t imply causation is true, but causation can be drawn from more than…
Caregiving --  A Gift That Can Heal Relationships
Caregiving -- A Gift That Can Heal Relationships
by Connie Goldman
People have told me many stories of difficult mother-daughter relationships that healed through caregiving. Their…
How Summer And Diet Damage Your DNA, And What You Can Do
How Summer And Diet Damage Your DNA, And What You Can Do
by Adam Barsouk
Today, your body will accumulate quadrillions of new injuries in your DNA. The constant onslaught of many forms of…
Skill Vs Luck: Who Really Deserves The Rewards From Success?
Skill Vs Luck: Who Really Deserves The Rewards From Success?
by Lionel Page and Romain Gauriot
How much is success down to skill or just a lucky break?
Lively Work: Discovering Our Life Purpose And Finding The Courage To Live It
Lively Work: Discovering Our Life Purpose And Finding The Courage To Live It
by Cathy Holt
Our calling, according to theologian Frederick Buechner, is the place where "our deep gladness and the world's deep…
How Long Does It Take For A Dog To Die In A Hot Car
How Long Does It Take For A Dog To Die In A Hot Car
by Jan Hoole and Daniel Allen
The soaring temperatures in Europe and North America have seen a rise in reports of dogs being rescued from hot cars.
Do I Want An Always-on Digital Assistant Listening In All The Time?
Do I Want An Always-on Digital Assistant Listening In All The Time?
by Heather Woods
The smart device market is exploding. Smart home kits for retrofitting “non-smart” houses have become cheaper.
If Meditation Is Not Your Thing, Try a Walk in the Woods
If Meditation Is Not Your Thing, Try a Walk in the Woods
by Karin Klein
Hiking is a near-perfect combination of elements known to relax us, raise our alertness, elevate our self-esteem, and…
Hemorrhoids
Why Do People Get Hemorrhoids And How Do You Get Rid Of Them?
by Vincent Ho
Almost half of all people will experience hemorrhoids at some point.
The Sexual Origins Of Patriarchy And The Radical Power Of Love
The Sexual Origins Of Patriarchy And The Radical Power Of Love
by Paul A Kottman
‘The world has always belonged to males,’ wrote Simone de Beauvoir in The Second Sex (1949), ‘and none of the reasons…
Scientists Finally Have An Explanation For The Gaia Puzzle
Scientists Finally Have An Explanation For The Gaia Puzzle
by James Dyke and Tim Lenton
While there is good evidence for life at least 3.7 billion years ago, we don’t know precisely when it started.
Love & All the Good Stuff: There's No Such Thing As A Failed Relationship
Love & All the Good Stuff: There's No Such Thing As A Failed Relationship
by Wyatt Webb
Quite often, I spend time with people who are extremely critical of themselves for having multiple failed…
InnerSelf Newsletter: July 15th, 2018
InnerSelf Newsletter: July 15th, 2018
by InnerSelf Staff
We constantly choose whether we sleep-walk through our life (successfully or not), or whether we traverse our life's…
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Horoscope Current Week: July 16 to 22, 2018
by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
The Power of our Emotions and What They Are Trying To Tell Us
The Power of our Emotions and What They Are Trying To Tell Us
by Erika Flint
We are very limited by what we can consciously be aware of, so to fix that our brain gave us emotions and feelings.…
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…
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