How The Brain Remembers Amputated Limbs And Continues To Control Them
How The Brain Remembers Amputated Limbs And Continues To Control Them
by Harriet Dempsey-Jones
Most people who have lost a limb still feel its presence decades later. This phenomenon, dubbed “phantom limb”, has…
Twelve Ways To Tell If You're A Spiritual Being
Twelve Ways To Tell If You're A Spiritual Being
by Dr. Wayne Dyer
Twelve beliefs and practices for you to cultivate as you develop your abilities to manifest miracles in your life. I…
InnerSelf Newsletter: February 17th, 2019
InnerSelf Newsletter: February 17th, 2019
by InnerSelf Staff
This week we focus on observation... on observing both within ourselves and out in the world, observing where we want…
Horoscope Current Week: February 18 to 24, 2019
Horoscope Current Week: February 18 to 24, 2019
by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Contemplating and Integrating the Power of the Force
Contemplating and Integrating the Power of the Force
by Barbara Berger
The more you observe, the more you allow yourself to experience the infinite field of energy swirling in you and around…
How Falling In Love Boosts Women’s Immune System
How Falling In Love Boosts Women’s Immune System
by Roger Dunaway
Falling in love may boost genes in women’s immune systems related to fighting infection, according to new research.
The Power of Listening and Observing
The Power of Listening and Observing
by Alan Seale
There is nothing wrong with setting goals, making plans, and then moving into action! Having a sense of direction and…
how Climate Change Is Killing Off Earth’s Little Creatures
How Climate Change Is Killing Off Earth’s Little Creatures
by Bill Laurance
But a global review of insect research has found another casualty: 40% of insect species are declining and a third are…
This Common Weed Killer Ups Risk Of Some Cancers By 40%
This Common Weed Killer Ups Risk Of Some Cancers By 40%
by Jackson Holtz
Exposure to glyphosate—the world’s most widely used, broad-spectrum herbicide and the primary ingredient in the weed…
Having A Sense Of Meaning In Life Is Good For You
Having A Sense Of Meaning In Life Is Good For You -- So How Do You Get One?
by Lisa A Williams
The pursuit of happiness and health is a popular endeavour, as the preponderance of self-help books would attest.
Most People Don't Realize What Companies Can Predict From Their Data
Most People Don't Realize What Companies Can Predict From Their Data
by Emilee Rader
Sixty-seven percent of smartphone users rely on Google Maps to help them get to where they are going quickly and…
Giving Advice To Your Grown-up Children?
Giving Advice To Your Grown-up Children?
by Roberta Maisel
Giving advice is one of the points of greatest tension and conflict. But giving advice often makes matters worse. Your…
Once Upon a Time: Research, Flying, and Acne
Once Upon a Time: Research, Flying, and Acne
by Melissa Gallico
We tell ourselves science is king, but our understanding of the world is shaped through story. We tell stories about…
Finally Fulfilled: Attaining Food Enlightenment
Finally Fulfilled: Attaining Food Enlightenment
by Carly Pollack
It is so incredibly easy to get sucked into the illusion that weight loss is all about food. The logical mind thinks,…
Will Going Gluten Free Cause Weight Loss?
Will Going Gluten Free Cause Weight Loss?
by Lori Barrette
Although people have been eating wheat for thousands of years, one third of US adults now shun foods containing wheat…
Back Pain? A Physiotherapist May Offer The Most Effective Treatment, If You Can Afford It
Back Pain? A Physiotherapist May Offer The Most Effective Treatment
by Brenna Bath and Catherine Trask
Back pain is a common and costly health problem. It is the leading cause of disability worldwide and a “call to action”…
Reduce Children’s Test Anxiety With These Tips
Reduce Children’s Test Anxiety With These Tips
by Louis Volante and Christopher DeLuca
The term “test anxiety” typically conjures up images of a high school or university student obsessing over an upcoming…
Why Interior Design Of The Future Will Seem Like Magic
Why Interior Design Of The Future Will Seem Like Magic
by Sara Nabil
Imagine a house where the walls change colour depending on your mood, or your tablecloth changes shape when you’re…
Civilization VI: Gathering Storm Shows Video Games Can Make Us Think Seriously About Climate Change
Civilization VI: Gathering Storm Shows Video Games Can Make Us Think Seriously About Climate Change
by Noam Obermeister and Elliot Honeybun-Arnolda
A new expansion has added environmental challenges to Sid Meier’s Civilization VI, the latest in a popular series of…
Breaking the Healing Barrier Using Our Body's Healing System
Breaking Through The Healing Barrier Using Our Body's Healing System
by Neil F. Neimark, M.D.
Within each one of us there lies a "healing system" capable of fighting off disease, combating infection and bringing…
Sacred Partnership: Letting Our Love Flow Into The World
Sacred Partnership: Letting Our Love Flow Into The World
by Linda & Charlie Bloom
Today, I am committed to spending every day that Charlie and I are together being kind, caring, considerate and loving.…
Identifying Your Family Myths and Seeking New Beliefs That Can Help Your Relationship
Identifying Your Family Myths and Seeking New Beliefs That Can Help Your Relationship
by James Creighton
Couples fight. Sometimes a little, sometimes a lot. Sometimes these fights provide comic relief. At other times they…
Do You Really Need To Take 10,000 Steps A Day?
Do You Really Need To Take 10,000 Steps A Day?
by Corneel Vandelanotte, et al
Regular walking produces many health benefits, including reducing our risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and…
How Your Relationship May Be Better Than You Think
How Your Relationship May Be Better Than You Think
by Gary W. Lewandowski Jr.
There’s an old saying, “When you reach the end of your rope, tie a knot in it and hang on.” In other words, before you…
Confusing And High Bills For Cancer Patients Add To Anxiety And Suffering
Confusing And High Bills For Cancer Patients Add To Anxiety And Suffering
by Mary C Politi
Weeks after my father passed away from cancer in 2010, my newly widowed mother received a bill for US$11,000.
What Government And Business Can Do To Protect Our Privacy
What Government And Business Can Do To Protect Our Privacy
by Molly O'Brien Gluck
What can we do about looming threats to our privacy online and the theft of important personal information? Ari…
Considering Using IVF To Have A Baby? Here's What You Need To Know
Considering Using IVF To Have A Baby? Here's What You Need To Know
by Brooke Cagle Hannah Brown and Louise Hull
You don’t look infertile, you don’t feel infertile, but after many months (or years) of trying to start a family,…
It Pays to Trust Your Inner Knowing
It Pays to Trust Your Inner Knowing
by Regina Cates
You and I are home to an unexplainable intuitive guidance. The counsel we receive from this wise and loving presence is…
Why Community Based Exercise Class Boosts Quality Of Life After Cancer
Why Community Based Exercise Class Boosts Quality Of Life After Cancer
by Caitlin Coyle
Community-based exercise programs improve physical fitness and quality of life for people with cancer, according to a…
A Rational Checklist Is No Match For Emotions In Matters Of The Heart
A Rational Checklist Is No Match For Emotions In Matters Of The Heart
by Karen Wu
For many people, there are few things more rewarding than crossing an item off a checklist. But what if the checklist…
Two Concepts Of Freedom
Two Concepts Of Freedom: Positive Freedom and Negative Freedom
by Maria Kasmirli
‘Freedom’ is a powerful word. We all respond positively to it, and under its banner revolutions have been started, wars…
Did We Evolve To Pick Our Phones Over Our Partners?
Did We Evolve To Pick Our Phones Over Our Partners?
by Alexis Blue
Our evolutionary history may explain why humans are so drawn to their smartphones, even when the devices take us out of…
Why Do We Itch?
Why Do We Itch?
by Yuan Lei and Yan-Gang Sun
We’ve all experienced the unpleasant sensation of being itchy. For many years, scientists suspected that pain and itch…
The Biggest Spiritual Challenge
The Biggest Spiritual Challenge
by Stuart Wilde
I always found spirituality, the disciplines of meditation and silence, very simple. My challenge was between activity…
How Air Pollution Exposure May Lead To Autism
How Air Pollution Exposure May Lead To Autism
by Ashlie Chandler
Researchers have previously linked air pollution exposure—particularly traffic-related air pollution—to a higher risk…
5 Tips To Help Your Kid Succeed In Sport

5 Tips To Help Your Kids Succeed In Sports

Mitchell Smith and Job Fransen
Why Family Group Texts Cause Anxiety, And How To Escape Them
Why Family Group Texts Cause Anxiety, And How To Escape Them
by Elisabeth Sherman
I am not known for being especially easy to get hold of via text. I tend to keep my phone on silent as the high-pitched…
The Science Behind One Of Nature's Greatest Displays
The Science Behind One Of Nature's Greatest Displays
by A. Jamie Wood and Colin Beale
Watching starling murmurations as the birds swoop, dive and wheel through the sky is one of the great pleasures of a…
How Dynamic Pricing Can Train Us To Shop Smarter
How Dynamic Pricing Can Train Us To Shop Smarter
by Kurt Greenbaum
Dynamic pricing can generate unintended consequences by changing the behavior of customers, according to a new paper.
Love Relies On Being Nice, Not Matching Personalities
Love Relies On Being Nice, Not Matching Personalities
by Kristen Parker
The key to relationship happiness could be as simple as finding someone nice.
How To Get Out of the Blame Game
How To Get Out of the Blame Game
by Lynn Grabhorn
Most of us think of blame as the melodramatic pointing of a long, crooked finger towards one who has done scandalous…
5 Ways To Ensure Your Flowers Are ethical For Valentine’s Day
5 Ways To Ensure Your Flowers Are Ethical For Valentine’s Day
by Jill Timms and David Bek
If you take an interest in ethical consumerism and plan to treat someone special this February 14, what dilemmas lie…
Why Some People Say No Thanks To DNA Ancestry Tests
Why Some People Say No Thanks To DNA Ancestry Tests
by Melissa De Witte
At-home DNA testing kits may be popular, but new research finds that not everyone is eager to find out whether they are…
How To Make Your Home Comfortable Without Cranking Up The Air Conditioning
How To Make Your Home Comfortable Without Cranking Up The Air Conditioning
by Trivess Moore, et al
Summer in Australia seems to bite harder each year. Adelaide set a record maximum temperature for the nation’s capital…
Most Men Don't Realize Age Is A Factor In Their Fertility Too
Most Men Don't Realize Age Is A Factor In Their Fertility Too
by Karin Hammarberg and Sara Holton
Most people want to have children sometime in their life and expect this will happen when the time is right for them.
Eating Fruit And Vegetables Is Linked To Better Mental Well-being
Eating Fruit And Vegetables Is Linked To Better Mental Well-being
by Neel Ocean and Peter Howley
It is well known that eating lots of fruit and vegetables is good for your physical health, but our latest research…
How To Practice Silence: Be Quiet and Listen Carefully
How To Practice Silence: Be Quiet and Listen Carefully
by Tobin Blake
From TV sets and radios to sirens, jet aircraft, horns, and the constant yammer of too many people with too much to…
5 Ways To Develop Your Children's Talents
5 Ways To Develop Your Children's Talents
by Kenneth A. Kiewra
Some people think talent is born. The often-told story of Mozart playing piano at 3 and composing at 5 reinforces such…
How Last Night's Fight Affects The Way Couples Divide Housework
How Last Night's Fight Affects The Way Couples Divide Housework
by Leah Ruppanner and Claudia Geist
Housework is traditionally understood as an economic exchange – housework for money – or as a form of patriarchy drawn…
Why We Need To Overhaul How We Work
Why We Need To Overhaul How We Work
by Rajvinder Samra
In a popular BuzzFeed article, Anne Helen Petersen describes how millennials (people born between 1981 and 1996) became…
Why The US Has Higher Drug Prices Than Other Countries
Why The US Has Higher Drug Prices Than Other Countries
by Simon F. Haeder
Spending on pharmaceuticals is on the rise worldwide. And it well should be. Today, we are able to cure some diseases…
Cannabis Compounds Have Been Shown To Slow Colon Cancer In The Lab
Cannabis Compounds Have Been Shown To Slow Colon Cancer In The Lab
by Katie Bohn
Some cannabinoid compounds may inhibit the growth of colon cancer cells, according to new research.
The Current And Projected Health Risks Of Climate Change
The Current And Projected Health Risks Of Climate Change
by Chloe Reichel
Due to food shortages related to climate change, the Earth may experience a net increase of 529,000 adult deaths by…
God Is In The City; Wherever I Am, God Is!
God Is In The City; Wherever I Am, God Is!
by Grace Bradford
Many people have this fear of the city. It's understandable. Each night, on the evening news, the major emphasis seems…
InnerSelf Newsletter: February 10th, 2019
InnerSelf Newsletter: February 10th, 2019
by InnerSelf Staff
This week we look at our connectivity with the "wholeness" of humanity... and with ourselves.
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