The Radical Story Of The Native American Liberation Movement
The Radical Story Of The Native American Liberation Movement
by Gyorgy Toth
In the thick of 1968’s seismic social upheavals, Native Americans also reached for their rights, and activists renewed…
Why Egos Make It Difficult to Recognize Love
Why The Ego Makes It Difficult to Recognize Love
by Carolyn Miller
It may surprise you to learn that your ego doesn't believe that love really exists, but it's true. Just think! When you…
Play Hard And Work Hard: The Animal Guide To The Good Life
The Animal Guide To The Good Life: Play Hard, Work Hard
by Robert John Young
I am always repeating the mantra that we should “work hard and play hard”. But is having fun professionally productive?…
Why Do Some People Hurt More Than Others?
Why Do Some People Hurt More Than Others?
by Erin Young
Anyone who came of age in the 1990s might remember the “Friends” episode where Phoebe and Rachel venture out to get…
Does Genetics Have Anything To Do With Success At University?
Does Genetics Have Anything To Do With Success At University?
by Emily Smith-Woolley and Ziada Ayorech
Many people can vividly remember being 18 and tentatively opening that envelope containing crucial information about…
Being In Nature Is Good For Learning And Here's How To Get Kids Outside
Being In Nature Is Good For Learning And Here's How To Get Kids Outside
by Tonia Gray
Contrary to the belief we Aussies are a nature-loving outdoor nation, research suggests we’re spending less and less…
Rising Income Inequalities Are Linked To Unhealthy Diets And Loneliness
Rising Income Inequalities Are Linked To Unhealthy Diets And Loneliness
by Megan Blake
One in every five people in the UK today are living in poverty – that is, living with a household income below 60% of…
Why Balance Is The Healthiest Way To Manage Weight Post-Pregnancy
Why Balance Is The Healthiest Way To Manage Weight Post-Pregnancy
by Clare Collins, Jenna Hollis, Lisa Vincze, and Siân Robinson
When you have a newborn baby, your waistline may be the last thing on your mind. Yet women often feel pressured to lose…
Are Your Social Self And Your Essential Self Working In Harmony?
Are Your Social Self And Your Essential Self Working In Harmony?
by Martha Beck, Ph.D.
I base all my counseling on the premise that each of us has these two sides: the essential self and the social self.…
Is Newborn Smiling Really Just A Reflex?
Is Newborn Smiling Really Just A Reflex?
by Emese Nagy
Very few people can resist smiling at a newborn baby – signalling positive emotions, such as joy and interest. Of…
War Of The Witches Where Woman Are Accused While Men Claim Victim Status
War Of The Witches Where Woman Are Accused While Men Claim Victim Status
by Kristina West
Halloween is a time when cultural norms are turned upside down: we encourage children to dress up as creatures from…
How Mister Rogers’ Message Of Love Might Help Us Now
How Mister Rogers’ Message Of Love Might Help Us Now
by Richard Gunderman
The Pittsburgh neighborhood in which the recent horrific mass shooting took place isn’t only the home of the Tree of…
Older Than Dracula: In Search Of The English Vampire
Older Than Dracula: In Search Of The English Vampire
by Sam George
The story of Count Dracula as many of us know it was created by Bram Stoker, an Irishman, in 1897. But most of the…
How To Watch A Scary Movie With Your Child
How To Watch A Scary Movie With Your Child
by Carol Newall
On Halloween, the cinemas and TV channels are filled with horror movies. But what should you do if you have a young…
A Way to Change Your Life: Speak Only Words of Love
A Way to Change Your Life: Speak Only Words of Love
by Marie T. Russell
Every now and then I come across an affirmation that really 'hits home'. One of these is "I think and speak only words…
How A Game Can Move People From Climate Apathy To Action
How A Game Can Move People From Climate Apathy To Action
by Juliette N. Rooney-Varga
The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has been called a “deafening” alarm and an…
Pittsburgh's Lesson: Hatred Does Not Emerge In A Vacuum
Pittsburgh's Lesson: Hatred Does Not Emerge In A Vacuum
by Leonard Saxe
Fueled by virulent anti-Semitism, the Sabbath peace was shattered when 11 members of the Pittsburgh Jewish community…
6 Steps To Make Your Room Feel Like Home While On A Budget
6 Steps To Make Your Room Feel Like Home While On A Budget
by Sian Thomas
With the prospect of home ownership a distant dream for the majority of millennials, many young people opt to rent a…
The Mental Health Impact Of Disasters Like Michael, Irma Or Maria
The Mental Health Impact Of Disasters Like Michael, Irma Or Maria
by J. Brian Houston and Jennifer M. First
When major disasters hit, the first priority is to keep people safe. This process can involve dramatic evacuations,…
The Blessings and Curses of Karma: Personal, Family, and Past-Life
What Is Karma: Personal, Family, and Past-Life
by Ashok Bedi, M.D. & Boris Matthews, Ph.D.
Of course, your ancestors can and do leave behavioral and attitudinal legacies that help you actualize your innate…
What We Know, Don't Know And Suspect Causes Multiple Sclerosis
What We Know, Don't Know And Suspect Causes Multiple Sclerosis
by Trevor Kilpatrick
US actress Selma Blair announced she has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. “I have probably had this incurable…
Attain Agape and Prosperity by Learning How To Love Yourself
Attain Agape and Prosperity by Learning How To Love
by José Stevens, Ph.D.
How do you learn to love yourself? Self-acceptance is the first step. Self-agape requires that you accept yourself as…
Can Hallucinations Lead To Post-Traumatic Growth?
Can Hallucinations Lead To Post-Traumatic Growth?
by Alex Fradera
Contemplate how a person’s life would be changed by starting to hear or see things others can’t. Now imagine it could…
Tooth Loss Can Be A Sign Of Malnutrition In Older Adults
Tooth Loss Can Be A Sign Of Malnutrition In Older Adults
by Patti Verbanas
Older adults are at risk for both impaired oral health and malnutrition, according to a new study. Researchers analyzed…
Planning For Death Must Happen Long Before The Last Few Days Of Life
Planning For Death Must Happen Long Before The Last Few Days Of Life
by Imogen Mitchell
Our experience of death obviously shapes the final moments of our own life. It also shapes the experience and remains…
How Green Spaces Help Combat Loneliness
How Green Spaces Help Combat Loneliness
by Julian Dobson
Urban green spaces – including parks, woodlands, riverbanks, and gardens – are an essential part of a web of physical…
The 5 Stages Of Grief Don't Come In Fixed Steps
The 5 Stages Of Grief Don't Come In Fixed Steps
by Nick Haslam
Understanding the normal trajectory of grief matters for the person experiencing the grief and those treating them.…
We have the wealth to ensure a sustainable future but too many people are being left behind
We Have The Wealth To Ensure A Sustainable Future, But Too Many People Are Being Left Behind
by Sue Richardson
The purpose of our social, economic and political systems is to enable all Australians to lead good lives. Australia is…
InnerSelf Newsletter: October 28th, 2018
InnerSelf Newsletter: October 28th, 2018
by InnerSelf Staff
Perhaps our key message this week is recapped in the title of this article: "Embracing The World: Being In The World…
2018 stone circles
Horoscope Current Week: October 29 to November 4, 2018
by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Why Successful Leaders Prioritize Their Moral Compass
Why Successful Leaders Prioritize Their Moral Compass
by Matthew Biddle
Leaders who value morality outperform their unethical peers, regardless of industry, company size, or role, according…
Why Did This Symptom Happen To Me?
Why Did This Symptom Happen To Me?
by Martin Brofman
We can say that Type ‘A’ Behaviour is a heart disease personality. Whatever might be seen as the physical cause of…
Embracing The World: Being In The World Without Rejecting It
Embracing The World: Being In The World Without Rejecting It
by Jason Gregory
The heart of Eastern wisdom teaches you to be naturally in the world without rejecting it. Many spiritual paths condemn…
Why Is It Fun To Be Frightened?
Why Is It Fun To Be Frightened?
by Margee Kerr
John Carpenter’s iconic horror film “Halloween” celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. Few horror movies have…
God Is Not Coming: It Is Human Beings Who Decide The Fate Of Humanity
God Is Not Coming: It Is Human Beings Who Decide The Fate Of Humanity
by Les Jensen
Heaven and hell both exist on this planet today. This day. There is not some day in the future where our free agency to…
The Evolution Of The Medieval Witch And Why She's Usually A Woman
The Evolution Of The Medieval Witch And Why She's Usually A Woman
by Jennifer Farrell
Flying through the skies on a broomstick, the popular image of a witch is as a predominantly female figure – so much so…
This Cannabis Extract Relieves Chronic Pain Minus The High
This Cannabis Extract Relieves Chronic Pain Minus The High
by Paul Logothetis
In the wake of cannabis legalization in Canada, a team of scientists has delivered encouraging news for chronic pain…
Just A Few Drinks Can Change How Your Memories Form
Just A Few Drinks Can Change How Your Memories Form
by Mollie Rappe
Just a few drinks changes how memories are formed at the fundamental, molecular level, according to a new study with…
Attaining Peace Must Be The Cause of Every Individual
Attaining Peace Must Be The Cause of Every Individual
by Rick Munoz
When I was 4 years old, my grandfather died. The preacher said "por fin el a alcanzado la paz" which means (in Spanish)…
Why Has Halloween Become So Popular Among Adults?
Why Has Halloween Become So Popular Among Adults?
by Linus Owens
Halloween used to be kid stuff. To quit dressing up was an important rite of passage. It meant you were one step closer…
Is There A Link Between Eating Organic Foods And A Lower Cancer Risk?
Is There A Link Between Eating Organic Foods And A Lower Cancer Risk?
by Tim Spector
Organic food is an over-hyped and overpriced fad, according to many people. But a recently published study which…
Why A Walk In The Woods Really Does Help Your Body And Your Soul
Why A Walk In The Woods Really Does Help Your Body And Your Soul
by Jeffrey Craig and Susan L. Prescott
Have you ever wondered why you feel healthier and happier when you stroll through the trees or frolic by the sea? Is it…
The Emotional Legacy of Injury and Trauma
The Emotional Legacy of Injury and Trauma
by Cathy Thompson and Tara Thompson Lewis
Injury and any trauma that occur more or less simultaneously are connected by the illogical lower brain. For example, a…
The Body Communicates With Us Using Three Danger Signals
Our Body Communicates With Us Using Three Danger Signals
by Michel Odoul
There are three main types of signals, three ways of experiencing these inner messages of distortion in the body: as…
How Sauerkraut Is Leading A Food Revolution
How Sauerkraut Is Leading A Food Revolution
by James Cronin
With suspicion surrounding staples such as eggs and the humble potato, along with the reconsideration of fats as not so…
Halloween: Turning To The Supernatural To Work Through Our Anxieties
Halloween: Turning To The Supernatural To Work Through Our Anxieties
by Simon Kelly and Kathleen Riach
Halloween is now firmly part of the seasonal and consumer calendar – but, unlike other celebrations that promote…
The Gentle Art of Blessing: Changing the World in One Day
The Gentle Art of Blessing: Changing the World in One Day
by Pierre Pradervand
Every day, everyone we meet can be assisted by simply our changing our attitude and our focus. We can all change the…
How to Have a Secular Sabbath: Time Away from your Devices
How to Have a Secular Sabbath: Time Away from your Devices
by Sharon Samiento
If you dread a day of rest from the digital world, then you probably need one. A secular sabbath is time away from your…
Why Heart Attacks Are More Frequent In Colder Weather
Why Heart Attacks Are More Frequent In Colder Weather
by Garry Jennings
Research has found the incidence of heart attacks in a sample of more than one-quarter of a million people increased…
Why Believing In Ghosts Can Make You A Better Person
Why Believing In Ghosts Can Make You A Better Person
by Tok Thompson
Halloween is a time when ghosts and spooky decorations are on public display, reminding us of the realm of the dead.…
The Snake Charmer: Can Anyone Live Beyond the Laws of Nature?
The Snake Charmer: Can Anyone Live Beyond the Laws of Nature?
by Bobby Lake-Thom
There is an old story our Elders teach us about a Water Snake who lived in a pond up high at the base of a sacred…
The Journey Always Continues: From Fear and Suicide to Loving with an Open Heart
The Journey Always Continues: From Fear and Suicide to Loving with an Open Heart
by Joseph Gallenberger, Ph.D.
One of the tools that I have used since its discovery in the first year after Pete’s death, is my image of my heart as…
How Play-Based Learning Can Set Your Child Up For Success At School And Beyond
How Play-Based Learning Can Set Your Child Up For Success At School And Beyond
by Natalie Robertson, Anne-Marie Morrissey, and Elizabeth Rouse
Many families are deciding where to enrol their child in preschool or school. Preschools and schools offer various…
Protesters Lose Public Support When They Get Violent
Protesters Lose Public Support When They Get Violent
by Melissa De Witte
Violent protests can undercut public support for popular causes, according to new research inspired by recent…
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