How Relaxed Environmental Regulations Heighten Risk During Natural Disasters
How Relaxed Environmental Regulations Heighten Risk During Natural Disasters
by Brian J. Gerber and Melanie Gall
Heavy rains following Hurricane Florence have raised concerns over the release of toxic materials. Ash from coal-fired…
A Mediterranean Diet Reduces The Stroke Risk In Women
A Mediterranean Diet Reduces The Stroke Risk In Women
by Ailsa Welch
Ancel and Margaret Keys, an American husband-and-wife team, first reported on the Mediterranean diet’s health benefits…
What Works For Me: "I Am Safe"
What Works For Me: "I Am Safe"
by Marie T. Russell, InnerSelf
There are numerous things that make our life "work" for us. Some of these are things we learned along the way, and…
How An Ancient Islamic Holiday Became Uniquely Caribbean
How An Ancient Islamic Holiday Became Uniquely Caribbean
by Ken Chitwood
A throng of Trinidadians line up along the streets of St. James and Cedros to admire the vibrant floats with…
What's The Difference Between Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment And Rape?
What's The Difference Between Sexual Abuse, Sexual Assault, Sexual Harassment And Rape?
by Sarah L. Cook, Lilia M. Cortina, and Mary P. Koss
A California psychologist has alleged that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when both were…
Vegan Dogs? Should They Go Meat Free?
Vegan Dogs? Should They Go Meat Free?
by Wanda McCormick
Over the last ten years, it’s estimated there has been a 360% rise in veganism in Britain – around 542,000 people have…
The Future Of Golf May Not Be On The Golf Course
The Future Of Golf May Not Be On The Golf Course
by Joshua Woods
Could disc golf become more popular than ball golf by 2028? Ask disc golfers and they’ll say, “You bet – our sport is…
Why The World Needs More Swamps To Fight Climate Change
Why The World Needs More Swamps To Fight Climate Change
by William Moomaw, Gillian Davies, and Max Finlayson
“Drain the swamp” has long meant getting rid of something distasteful. Actually, the world needs more swamps – and…
How To Teach Kids Where Food Comes From
How To Teach Kids Where Food Comes From
by Lindsay Hamilton and Emma Surman
Survey the shelves of most supermarkets and you’ll no doubt be confronted with row upon row of food designed to appeal…
The Western System of Feng Shui Color Theory
The Western System of Feng Shui Color Theory
by Ralph and Lahni De Amicis
The way people react to colors is due to a mix of physiological, sociological and spiritual factors. What works in one…
There Are High Levels Of Sugar In Organic And Children's Yogurts
There Are High Levels Of Sugar In Organic And Children's Yogurts
by Bernadette Moore and Barbara Fielding
In our survey of yogurts sold in the UK, we found that less than 10% were low sugar – almost none of which were…
Be a Witness to Your Thoughts
Be a Witness to Your Thoughts: Watch The Movie On Your Mind's Screen
by Osho
Meditation needs great work. It is arduous, it is an uphill task. To remain non-meditative is easy in a way. You have…
3 Things We Can All Learn From People Who Don't Use Smartphones Or Social Media
3 Things We Can All Learn From People Who Don't Use Smartphones Or Social Media
by Rowland Atkinson and Mariann Hardey
Many of us spend hours every day tethered to our devices, pawing at the screen to see if it will deliver a few more…
Low Levels Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Can Be Very Difficult To Spot – And Can Cause Brain Damage
Low Levels Of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Can Be Very Difficult To Spot – And Can Cause Brain Damage
by Julie Connolly
Carbon monoxide (CO), like many gases, cannot be detected by our human senses. We cannot see it, smell it or taste it.…
Why Did We Evolve To Feel Shame?
Why Did We Evolve To Feel Shame?
by Andrea Estrada
Evolution built shame into human nature because it served an important function for our foraging ancestors, a new paper…
Healing The Pain That Won't Go Away
Healing The Pain That Won't Go Away
by Francesca Cappucci Fordyce
Self-mutilation is a big problem facing teens today. This affliction is the result of fear instilled by trauma. It is…
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The Secret To A Happy Marriage
by Alimatul Qibtiyah and Siti Syamsiyatun
Between 2005 and 2010, one in ten married couples in Indonesia got divorced, according to data from the Supreme Court.…
If You Can't Sleep, What Drugs Can You Safely Take?
If You Can't Sleep, What Drugs Can You Safely Take?
by Ric Day and Andrew McLachlan
If you’re having trouble sleeping, medicines shouldn’t be your first option. Exercise regularly, cut back on coffee…
Are Your Beliefs Working For You or Against You?
Are Your Beliefs Working For You or Against You?
by Rich Rahn
What are beliefs really? Beliefs are opinions, assumptions, prejudices, judgments, ideas, and attitudes through which…
How Dolphins Learn To Work Together For Rewards
How Dolphins Learn To Work Together For Rewards
by Stephanie King
Cooperation can be found across the animal kingdom, in behaviors such as group hunting, raising of young, and driving…
How We Constantly Create False Memories To Achieve The Identity We Want
How We Constantly Create False Memories To Achieve The Identity We Want
by Giuliana Mazzoni
We all want other people to “get us” and appreciate us for who we really are. In striving to achieve such…
What The Season Of Fall Teaches Us About Life And Death
What The Season Of Fall Teaches Us About Life And Death
by Samer Zaky
I was launched as one; and ended up being trillions of them. The cells composing my body are amazing micro-machines; one…
How To Eat Vegetarian While Out And On-the-Go
How To Eat Vegetarian While Out And On-the-Go
by Doreen Virtue
One way to ensure that you'll enjoy a variety of delicious vegetarian meals is by eating out, but many new vegetarians…
Why Quick Learners Remember Information Longer
Why Quick Learners Remember Information Longer
by Gerry Everding
Quick learners have better long-term retention of the material they learn despite spending less time studying it,…
A Team Model May Leave Fewer Students Feeling Left Out
A Team Model May Leave Fewer Students Feeling Left Out
by Angie Hunt
A new model could help make college students working together in teams feel more included, according to a new paper.
What's the Goal? Being A Buddhist, or Being A Buddha?

What's the Goal? Being A Buddhist, or Being A Buddha?

Woody Hochswender, Greg Martin & Ted Morino
5 Ways Small Actions Have Huge Power
5 Ways Small Actions Have Huge Power
by Sarah Lazarovic
To those who take the bus or refuse plastic toothbrushes: Don’t listen to the cynics. Research shows the little things…
How Obesity Can Boost Your Risk Of Asthma
How Obesity Can Boost Your Risk Of Asthma
by Caitlin Coyle
Obesity changes how airway muscles function, which increases the risk of developing asthma, a new study suggests. The…
Is There An Unhappiness Epidemic?
Is There An Unhappiness Epidemic?
by Jean Twenge
We’d all like to be a little happier. The problem is that much of what determines happiness is outside of our control.…
Household Cleaning Products Could Be Making Children Overweight
Household Cleaning Products Could Be Making Children Overweight
by Rachael Rigby
Keeping household surfaces clean is a daily chore for most families, but there may be unseen consequences for…
What Is The Way of the Circle?
What Is The Way of the Circle?
by J.T. Garrett and Michael Garrett.
The 'Way of the Circle' is passed down from generation to generation, from Native American Elders to the children in…
5 Math Skills Your Child Needs To Get Ready For Kindergarten
5 Math Skills Your Child Needs To Get Ready For Kindergarten
by Susan Sonnenschein, Rebecca Dowling, and Shari Renee Metzger
Parents play a critical role in their children’s early math education. They not only can provide math-related toys and…
Love, Marriage, and Divorce: Rethinking How Marriage Works
Love, Marriage, and Divorce: Rethinking How Marriage Works
by Stuart Wilde
We can only trace romantic love back to about a thousand years ago. Prior to that, there wasn't any romantic love. It's…
How Climate Change Will Reshape The World’s Agricultural Trade
How Climate Change Will Reshape The World’s Agricultural Trade
by Luciana Porfiri, David Newth, and John Finnigan
Ending world hunger is a central aspiration of modern society. To address this challenge – along with expanding…
Here's A Way To Deal With Bad News Overload?
Here's A Way To Deal With Bad News Overload?
by Rachel Hadas
For almost two years now, Americans have been confronted daily by ominous tidings. We are living through stressful…
A Sugar Pill Just Might Control Your Chronic Pain
A Sugar Pill Just Might Control Your Chronic Pain
by Marla Paul
Researchers have developed a way to reliably predict which chronic pain patients will respond to a sugar placebo pill…
How Playing Sound Through The Skin Improves Hearing In Noisy Places
How Playing Sound Through The Skin Improves Hearing In Noisy Places
by Sean R Mills and Mark Fletcher
Hundreds of thousands of people with severe hearing loss depend on surgically implanted electronic devices to recover…
What To Do When the Offender is Me
What To Do When the Offender is Me
by Carolyn Baker Ph.D.
In one of her video lectures, Carolyn Myss reminds each John or Jane Doe in her audience that just as he/she is working…
How Pride Actually Benefits The Greater Good
How Pride Actually Benefits The Greater Good
by Andrea Estrada
Pride may not be such a bad thing, according to new research. In fact, it may be how humans stay connected. Human…
Does A Daily Low-dose Aspirin Reduce Heart-attack Risk In Healthy People?
Does A Daily Low-dose Aspirin Reduce Heart-attack Risk In Healthy People?
by John McNeil
Taking low-dose aspirin daily doesn’t preserve good health or delay the onset of disability or dementia in healthy…
How Do You Know If It's Attraction or Lasting Love?
How Do You Know If It's Attraction or Lasting Love?
by Bonnie Eaker Weil
The image of the partner who is most attractive to you is buried deep within your unconscious mind. You began sketching…
InnerSelf Newsletter: September 16th, 2018
InnerSelf Newsletter: September 16th, 2018
by InnerSelf Staff
This week we reflect on authenticity. Trying to please others, reaching for someone else's goal for you, trying to "fit…
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Horoscope Current Week: September 17 to 23, 2018
by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
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