How 'One Health' Keeps Humans One Step Ahead Of The Microbes
How 'One Health' Keeps Humans One Step Ahead Of The Microbes
by Arinjay Banerjee, Karen Mossman and Kaushal Baid
For a healthy planet, the health of all living creatures is equally important. One Health is a fairly new concept that…
Why Millennials Who Cohabit Tend To Accrue Less Wealth
Why Millennials Who Cohabit Tend To Accrue Less Wealth
by Angie Hunt
People who cohabited had less wealth compared to those who never lived together before marriage, a new study finds.
The Next Blockbuster Medicine Could Be Lurking Inside An Insect
The Next Blockbuster Medicine Could Be Lurking Inside An Insect
by Ross Piper
For thousands of years humans turned to nature to cure and soothe their ills. Modern science built on these ancient…
If There's A Political Will, There's A Way To Meet Emission Targets
If There's A Political Will, There's A Way To Meet Emission Targets
by Normand Mousseau
It seems like a day doesn’t pass without the release of yet another study that shows human actions will inevitably…
Why Won’t The US Supreme Court Do Anything About Racism?
Why Won’t The US Supreme Court Do Anything About Racism?
by Tonja Jacobi & Ross Berlin
The Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke fired 16 shots, killing the African-American teenager Laquan McDonald; 14 of…
Why Some Teachers Don't Understand The Depth Of Dyslexia
Why Some Teachers Don't Understand The Depth Of Dyslexia
by Cathryn Knight
It is generally accepted that underlying neurological aspects, such as slight differences in brain structure, can…
Thou Shalt Not Kill! Violence Begets Violence, Love Begets Peace
Thou Shalt Not Kill! Violence Begets Violence, Love Begets Peace
by Abd-ru-shin (Oskar Ernst Bernhardt)
At some point we begin to realize that violence begets violence, and that the human race is in a vicious cycle of…
This One Gene Error Is Linked To Early-Onset Dementia
This One Gene Error Is Linked To Early-Onset Dementia
by Jim Dryden
Scientists have discovered a lone mutation in a single gene that causes an inherited form of frontotemporal dementia…
The 12th House In Your Astrological Chart: The Good, The Bad, and The Hidden Blessings
The 12th House In Your Astrological Chart: The Good, The Bad, and The Hidden Blessings
by Dana Gerhardt
The 12th house has a somewhat unhappy reputation. This is the part of the chart where hidden enemies reside, along with…
How Your Eyes Are A Window To Your Stress
How Your Eyes Are A Window To Your Stress
by Eric Stann
Previous studies on workload and productivity include physical aspects, such as how much a person walks or carries, but…
How Parent And Grandparent Relationships Are An Important Role In Encouraging Altruism
How Parent And Grandparent Relationships Are An Important Role In Encouraging Altruism
by Esther Muddiman
There are conflicting ideas about the role of the family in wider society. Some, particularly in the US, argue that…
Knowing Just One Gay Person Shifts Attitudes
Knowing Just One Gay Person Shifts Attitudes
by Matt Swayne
People who met and became acquainted with at least one gay person were more likely to later change their minds about…
Once You Lack Folate, The Damage Can’t Be Fixed
Once You Lack Folate, The Damage Can’t Be Fixed
by Cecilie Krabbe
Folate deficiency creates more problems in connection with cell division and DNA replication than previously thought, a…
Balancing and Unifying Body, Mind, and Spirit Increases Intuition and Guidance
How To Balance and Unify Body, Mind, and Spirit and Increase Intuition and Guidance
by Penney Peirce
When your body, mind, and spirit become one, you'll feel more authentic, more grounded in your personality, and at the…
Horoscope Week: December 17 to 23, 2018
Horoscope Current Week: December 17 to 23, 2018
by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Teaching Our Children About Love, Emotions, and Relationships
Teaching Our Children About Love, Emotions, and Relationships
by Armin A. Zadeh
A great irony of human existence is that love, which is arguably the single most desired goal in life, is so poorly…
The Magical Superpower That Could Transform All Your Relationships
The Magical Superpower That Could Transform All Your Relationships
by Michael J. Gelb
What if I told you that you had a magical superpower that could transform your relationships while enriching your life…
Are Your Thoughts Driving You Crazy?
Are Your Thoughts Driving You Crazy?
by Linda Graham
Sometimes your thoughts can drive you crazy, blocking clear thinking and impeding response flexibility. Sometimes your…
How To Infuse Your Family With The Spirit Of Generosity This Christmas
How To Infuse Your Family With The Spirit Of Generosity This Christmas
by Sheri Madigan
Around this time each year, many children have made a Christmas wish list that includes items like toys, games, crafts…
Opioids And These Socioeconomic Factors Mix For Deaths Of Despair
Opioids And These Socioeconomic Factors Mix For Deaths Of Despair
by Matthew Swayne-Penn State
The overprescribing of opioid-based painkillers may be the main, but not sole, driver of the increased abuse of opioids…
Why People Who Live In The Country Are Less Likely To Survive Cancer
Why People Who Live In The Country Are Less Likely To Survive Cancer
by Rosalind Adam, et al
It is easy to romanticise about escaping to the country, with its clean air, green space, and idyllic views. But our…
Living in Full Abundance: Delivering Our Gifts To The World and To Each Other
Living in Full Abundance: Delivering Our Gifts To The World and To Each Other
by Eileen Workman
It seems to me that our ongoing quest to secure material wealth—often to the point of excess, and with little regard…
Why Vegan Diets Are Adding To Malnutrition In Wealthy Countries
Why Vegan Diets Are Adding To Malnutrition In Wealthy Countries
by Chris Elliott, et al
Hidden hunger affects over two billion people, globally. The cause is a chronic lack of essential micronutrients in the…
How Financial Loss Can Have Catastrophic Effects On Health And Life
How Financial Loss Can Have Catastrophic Effects On Health And Life
by Nick Haslam
People who have a financial shock are at greater risk of depression and a raft of other physical and mental health…
Taking Responsibility for Yourself and for Your Life
How To Be Healthier and Happier: Taking Responsibility for Yourself and Your Life
by Marie T. Russell
Taking responsibility for ourselves includes taking a look at what is really bothering us, why we feel blasé about…
The Greatest Christmas Present Ever
The Greatest Christmas Present Ever
by Pierre Pradervand
In a variety of teachings, unconditional love is the heart and soul of the spiritual life and the ultimate aim of the…
Being A Member Of The Community: Don’t Seek Friends, Be A Friend
Being A Member Of The Community: Don’t Seek Friends, Be A Friend
by Walter Ling, MD
People are meant to live in communities. It is our na­ture; it is in our genes and in our jeans. Being connected with…
How Imagination Can Help Overcome Fear And Anxiety
How Imagination Can Help Overcome Fear And Anxiety
by Valerie van Mulukom
Almost everyone has something they fear – maybe it’s spiders, enclosed spaces, or heights. When we encounter these…
Stepping Out Of Our Little Corner and Open To Uplifting Others
Stepping Out Of Our Little Corner and Open To Uplifting Others
by Ellen Grace O'Brian
Nothing contributes more to unfolding our divine potential than “stepping out of our little corner,” reaching out…
How An App Can Help Fight Loneliness In Old People At Christmas
How An App Can Help Fight Loneliness In Old People At Christmas
by Niall Hayes
Loneliness, as a leading cause of depression and obesity, is believed to cost £6,000 per person in health and social…
Is Combining Robots With The Internet Of Things The Next Great Leap Forward?
Is Combining Robots With The Internet Of Things The Next Great Leap Forward?
by Mauro Dragone
The Internet of Things is a popular vision of objects with internet connections sending information back and forth to…
Hate Christmas? A Psychologist's Survival Guide For Grinches
Hate Christmas? A Psychologist's Survival Guide For Grinches
by Karen Rodham
Two years ago, I came into work on December 1 to find a bag on my desk labelled “Karen’s Christmas Intervention”. It…
Why The Key To Humanity Isn't Genetic But Microbial
Why The Key To Humanity Isn't Genetic But Microbial
by Ian Myles
What if the key to perfecting the human species were actually … yogurt? The fantasy of trying to perfect humanity…
The Mechanic Of Thoughts: Like Attracts Like
The Mechanic Of Thoughts: Like Attracts Like
by Bruce Doyle III, Ph.D.
Thoughts don't exist just between our ears with total privacy. They are quite public. Our thoughts exist as tiny…
Looking For A High-tech Gift For A Young Child?
Looking For A High-Tech Gift For A Young Child?
by Marina Umaschi Bers
Shopping for a new high-tech gift for the child in your life this holiday season? It’s easy to be overwhelmed by all…
Don't Stress The Kind Of Christmas Tree To Buy If You Reuse Or Compost
Don't Stress The Kind Of Christmas Tree To Buy If You Reuse Or Compost
by Bert Cregg
Environmentally conscious consumers often ask me whether a real Christmas tree or an artificial one is the more…
How Chickens Became The Ultimate Symbol Of The Anthropocene
How Chickens Became The Ultimate Symbol Of The Anthropocene
by Carys Bennett, et al
We are living on the planet of the chickens. The broiler (meat) chicken now outweighs all wild birds put together by…
Why Multitasking Between Devices Is Associated With Poorer Attention And Memory
Why Multitasking Between Devices Is Associated With Poorer Attention And Memory
by André J. Szameitat
How many times have you sat down to watch TV or a movie, only to immediately shift your attention to your smartphone or…
How Nature Is A Rich Source Of Medicine
How Nature Is A Rich Source Of Medicine
by Ross Piper, et al
The Pacific yew tree is a fairly small and slow growing conifer native to the Pacific Northwest. The Gila monster is a…
Transforming Grief And Despair Into Acceptance, Contentment, And Love
Transforming Grief And Despair Into Acceptance, Contentment, And Love
by John Welshons
There are certain critical turning points when grief and despair begin to transform into acceptance, contentment, and…
Your Natural Power Of Imagination Is The Basic Creative Energy Of The Universe.
Your Natural Power Of Imagination Is The Basic Creative Energy Of The Universe.
by Gus Fowler
Losers visualize the penalties of failure. Winners visualize the rewards of success. Today, we are going to talk about…
What Winter Solstice Rituals Tell Us About Indigenous People
What Winter Solstice Rituals Tell Us About Indigenous People
by Rosalyn R. LaPier
On the day of winter solstice, many Native American communities will hold religious ceremonies or community events.The…
Why You Should Not Worry About Screen Time But Focus On How You Use Technology
Why You Should Not Worry About Screen Time But Focus On How You Use Technology
by Margaret E. Morris
Many Americans find themselves bombarded by expert advice to limit their screen time and break their addictions to…
Death and The Spirit World: What Happens At The Moment Of Death?
Death and The Spirit World: What Happens At The Moment Of Death?
by Michael Newton, Ph.D.
At the moment of death, our soul rises out of its host body. If the soul is older and has experience from many former…
Why Older Adults May Need The Sex Talk Even More Than Teens
Why Older Adults May Need The Sex Talk Even More Than Teens
by Heather Honoré Goltz and Matthew Lee Smith
Humans are sexual beings. This urge does not stop when the clock strikes 60. Or even 90.Young adults may deny older…
Here Are Some Tips For Truly Happy Holidays
Here Are Some Tips For Truly Happy Holidays
by Rachel Croson
Each year it seems our travel gets more and more out of control. Between the multiple holidays, family we need to visit…
How To Make Reading Fun And Part Of Life
How To Make Reading Fun And Part Of Life
by Peter Rul and Zelda Barends
The love of reading is one of the greatest gifts an adult can give to a child. Pragmatically, reading proficiently…
Control Your Attention and Empower Your Mind
Control Your Attention and Empower Your Mind
by B. Alan Wallace
It is possible for the mind to become disempowered. It feels then as if reality is just a given, and all we can do is…
How Imaginary Friends Could Boost Children's Development
How Imaginary Friends Could Boost Children's Development
by Paige Davis
Psychologists first became interested in imaginary friends in the early 19th century because they feared they could be…
5 Ways To Reduce The Risk Of Stillbirth
5 Ways To Reduce The Risk Of Stillbirth
by Vicki Flenady, et al
Stillbirth is defined as the death of a baby of at least 20 weeks’ gestation or 400 grams in weight. Most stillbirths…
A Dangerous Prayer: "Show Me TheTruth"
A Dangerous Prayer: "Show Me TheTruth"
by Regina Sara Ryan
A woman told me that gratitude was her constant prayer, and I was impressed. But, I realized that her gratitude was…
How To Design Cities To Counter Loneliness
How To Design Cities To Counter Loneliness
by Tanzil Shafique
Do you feel lonely? If you do, you are not alone. While you may think it’s a personal mental health issue, the…
The Bad News On Human Nature, In 10 Findings From Psychology
The Bad News On Human Nature, In 10 Findings From Psychology
by Christian Jarrett
It’s a question that’s reverberated through the ages – are humans, though imperfect, essentially kind, sensible,…
The Surprising Role Of Childhood Trauma In Athletic Success
The Surprising Role Of Childhood Trauma In Athletic Success
by Veronica Allan
The story of Canadian speed skater and cyclist Clara Hughes, the first ever Olympian to win multiple medals in both the…
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