Horoscope Week: May 20 to 26, 2019
Horoscope Current Week: May 20 to 26, 2019
by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Achieving Harmony with The Seven Chakra Personality Types
Achieving Harmony with The Seven Chakra Personality Types
by Shai Tubali
Our individual differences and unique expressions all fall into seven major categories related to the seven chakras.…
How The Humble Potato Fuelled The Rise Of Liberal Capitalism
How The Humble Potato Fuelled The Rise Of Liberal Capitalism
by Rebecca Earle
The story about how we started to think this way about food is closely linked to the rise of the potato as a national…
Living in the Now with Essential Oils, Mindfulness, and Meditation
Living in the Now with Essential Oils, Mindfulness, and Meditation
by Heather Dawn Godfrey
Essential oils continue to be used—as they have been throughout history—for their protective, restorative,…
How Bulldozer Parents Create Psychologically Fragile Children
How Bulldozer Parents Create Psychologically Fragile Children
by Rachael Sharman
You know something though,” she quipped “compared to the WWIIs, the baby boomers, well … they’re so … emotionally needy!
Watch Out, That Cookbook Might Give You Salmonella
Watch Out, That Cookbook Might Give You Salmonella
by Jeffrey M. Farber
Foodborne pathogens account for about four million illnesses in Canada annually, affecting one in eight Canadians.
Congress Is Considering Privacy Legislation – Why Be Afraid
Congress Is Considering Privacy Legislation – Why Be Afraid
by Jeff Sovern
Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis called privacy the “right to be let alone.” Perhaps Congress should give states…
Why We Can’t Afford To Lose Our Wild Native Pollinators
Why We Can’t Afford To Lose Our Wild Native Pollinators
by Sheila R. Colla and Rachel Nalepa
Our research team is focused on assessing the status of wild pollinators, understanding the threats they face and…
Dancing and Spirituality: God Loves When We Dance
Dancing and Spirituality: God Loves When We Dance
by Johanna Leseho, Ph.D.
"When I have a problem and I dance, at the end the problem is gone!" Ultimately, I am convinced that it is the…
How To Control Anxiety and Develop Inner Resources
How To Control Anxiety and Develop Inner Resources
by Tom Bunn
What are some of the differences between panic and anxiety? In panic, a person believes their life is threatened and…
Learning to Manage Triggering Emotions
Learning to Manage Triggering Emotions: Finding Space Between Trigger and Reaction
by Mark Coleman
We are bombarded with potential triggers all the time. It can be as simple as someone not holding a door for us or the…
How I Use Mental Exercises To Ease My Fear
How I Use Mental Exercises To Ease My Fear
by James Kirby
In the last five years, I’ve become quite anxious during flights – especially when turbulence hits.
Lighter Caesar Salad
by Clean & Delicious
Making a delicious caesar salad is all about having a great caesar dressing recipe.
How Cyber Attacks Are Rewriting The Rules Of Modern Warfare
How Cyber Attacks Are Rewriting The Rules Of Modern Warfare
by Vasileios Karagiannopoulos and Mark Leiser
Governments are becoming ever more reliant on digital technology, making them more vulnerable to cyber attacks.
How Loneliness Is Bad For Your Health
Why Loneliness Is Bad For Your Health
by Jed Magen
This is a common picture in a family physician’s office. These ill-defined symptoms without any clear cause might well…
The Three Stages of Stress: Alarm, Resistance, Exhaustion
The Three Stages of Stress: Alarm, Resistance, Exhaustion
by Marianne Teitelbaum, D.C.
The adrenal glands are responsible for our “fight or flight” response to stress. When stress is prolonged and the…
Take 5 Yoga Break! With Adriene
by Yoga With Adriene
Missed your workout or practice window? Fear not! Try this quick yoga break thoughtfully designed to connect you to…
What Research Says About Pros And Cons Of Popular Parenting Styles
What Research Says About Pros And Cons Of Popular Parenting Styles
by Rebecca English
What’s the best way to raise your child? It’s a question that has provoked the publication of numerous books, and seen…
Tragic Tale Of A Man Eating Tigress Tells Us So Much About The Climate Crisis
Tragic Tale Of A Man-Eating Tigress Tells Us So Much About The Climate Crisis
by Nayanika Mathur
The way that we live on Earth is causing an unprecedented acceleration in species extinction.
Catching the Wave: Timing is of the Essence in Life
Catching the Wave: Timing is of the Essence in Life
by Von Braschler
Have you ever noticed how opportunities seem to drift your way at certain times like big waves that suddenly wash…
5 Tips How to Grow a Ton of Sweet Potato in One Container or Garden Bed
by Self Sufficient Me
If you would like to know how to grow a big harvest of sweet potato watch this video for my five top tips on sweet…
Robert Reich: Socialism of the Rich, Capitalism for the Rest
by Robert Reich
Robert Reich explain how the wealthy and corporations receive billions in corporate welfare.
Nightmares: What They Mean and How To Resolve Them
Nightmares: What They Mean and How To Resolve Them
by Clare R. Johnson, PhD
Dreams want us to heal. And they are prepared to do everything in their power to help us to do so—even plague us with…
How To Move From Worldly Complexity Into Divine Simplicity
How To Move From Worldly Complexity Into Divine Simplicity
by Pierre Pradervand
For someone on the spiritual path, one of the most beautiful discoveries is that everything becomes inwardly simpler…
How To Break Our Bad Online Security Habits
How To Break Our Bad Online Security Habits
by Emily Collins and Joanne Hinds
The number of cyber attacks is estimated to have risen by 67% over the last five years, with the majority of these data…
Should You Be Worried That The Chemicals From Sunscreen Can Get Into Our Blood?
Should You Be Worried That The Chemicals From Sunscreen Can Get Into Our Blood?
by Ian Musgrave
A recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has attracted widespread media…
What's Behind The Belief In A Soulmate?
What's Behind The Belief In A Soulmate?
by Bradley Onishi
The United States appears to be in a romantic slump. Marriage rates have plummeted over the last decade.
Are We Teaching Children To Be Afraid Of Exams?
Are We Teaching Children To Be Afraid Of Exams?
by Mandie Shean
Some Australian students are reportedly shunning Year 12 exams in favour of more favourable, and less stressful,…
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Why Climate Change Is Worsening Public Health Problems
by Espinosa Chelsey Kivland and Anne Sosin
Around the world, the health care debate often revolves around access. Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, head of the…
Singing Love Songs to Yourself is Therapeutic
Singing Love Songs to Yourself is Therapeutic
by Marie T. Russell
Singing love songs to yourself may sound like something strange to do but it actually is therapeutic and great for…
Firm Evidence That Processed Food Causes Weight Gain
Firm Evidence That Processed Food Causes Weight Gain
by Richard Hoffman
We know we should eat less junk food, such as crisps, industrially made pizzas and sugar-sweetened drinks, because of…
Is The Trade War Saving American Jobs Or Killing Them?
Is The Trade War Saving American Jobs Or Killing Them?
by Jeffrey Kucik
With the U.S.-China trade war intensifying, there is a lot of talk about whether tariffs save American jobs – as…
Doris Day Was A Sunny Actress And A Domestic Violence Survivor
Doris Day Was A Sunny Actress And A Domestic Violence Survivor
by Joan M. Cook
Hollywood legend Doris Day died May 13, 2019 at age 97 at her home in Carmel Valley, California. The beautiful, blonde…
How High School Dropouts Cost Countries A Staggering Amount Of Money
How High School Dropouts Cost Countries A Staggering Amount Of Money
by Louis Volante, et al
Recently, the Ontario government proposed educational reforms that collectively amount to savings of almost $1 billion,…
Why Parents Should Think Twice About Tracking Apps For Their Kids
Why Parents Should Think Twice About Tracking Apps For Their Kids
by Joel Michael Reynolds
The use of self-tracking and personal surveillance technologies has grown considerably over the last decade. There are…
How Twitter And Other Social Media Can Draw The US Into Foreign Interventions
How Twitter And Other Social Media Can Draw The US Into Foreign Interventions
by Eleonora Mattiacci
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has promised to resign by the end of the month. That announcement came after…
Can I Be Free of Negative and Fearful Thoughts?
How Can I Be Free of Negative and Fearful Thoughts?
by Stuart Wilde
Don't let yourself become a victim of your emotions. When you are scared, it isn't the real you that is scared, it is…
Ketamine: The Illicit Party Psychedelic That Promises To Heal Depression
Ketamine: The Illicit Party Psychedelic That Promises To Heal Depression
by Brett Melanson
It’s been 50 years in the making, but the anaesthetic and illicit party drug ketamine is now having a clinical comeback.
How To Turn A Neighborhood Into A Place Where People Feel They Belong
How To Turn A Neighborhood Into A Place Where People Feel They Belong
by Matt Novacevski
Australia is one of the most urbanised nations in the world, and our ongoing population growth continues to produce new…
Cars Will Change More In The Next Decade Than They Have In The Past Century
Cars Will Change More In The Next Decade Than They Have In The Past Century
by Dan Lewis, et al
While the look and feel of our cars has changed in the past 100 years, the way we drive them hasn’t.
Why You Shouldn’t Adopt A Dog Based On Breed
Why You Shouldn’t Adopt A Dog Based On Breed
by Alisson Clark
DNA tests show that over two-thirds of the breed labels on dogs in shelters or on pet rescue websites are wrong.
Facebook's Transparency Efforts Hide Key Reasons For Showing Ads
Facebook's Transparency Efforts Hide Key Reasons For Showing Ads
by Oana Goga
Facebook’s advertising platform was not built to help social media users understand who was targeting them with…
Long-Term Antibiotics Up Heart Risks For Women Over 40
Long-Term Antibiotics Up Heart Risks For Women Over 40
by Keith Brannon
Women who take antibiotics over a long period of time are at increased risk of heart attack or stroke, according to new…
Stop Repressing Your Emotions: Get Those Emotions in Motion
Stop Repressing Your Emotions: Get Those Emotions in Motion
by Marie T. Russell
Many of us have been holding back and storing unfelt emotions. What's the purpose? Unfortunately, the reason behind…
Are We Fiddling While The World Burns, Floods, And Dies?
There Is A Monetary Solution To The Climate Crisis
by Robert Jennings, InnerSelf.com
The idea that has been passed around by most conservative and liberal government leaders and representatives is that…
Dollar Stores Are Taking Over the Grocery Business, and It’s Bad News for Public Health and Local Economies
Dollar Stores Are Taking Over the Grocery Business, and It’s Bad News for Public Health and Local Economies
by Claire Kelloway
A new report shows growth of dollar stores in low-income and rural communities furthers inequity and pushes out local…
Growing Eggplants - Container Little Prince Eggplant
by California Gardening
In this complete growing guide for growing eggplants, we show you how to grow eggplants in containers or pots. The…
Measles Outbreak: Why Are Anti-Vaxxers Risking A Public Health Crisis?
Measles Outbreak: Why Are Anti-Vaxxers Risking A Public Health Crisis?
by Gregory C Mason
The current outbreak of measles has startled public health practitioners, who declared measles controlled over two…
Are Yoga And Mindfulness In Schools Religious?
Are Yoga And Mindfulness In Schools Religious?
by Candy Gunther Brown
The number of U.S. children age 4 to 17 practicing yoga rose from 2.3% to 8.4% – or from 1.3 million to 4.9 million –…
How Online Stores Trick You Into Impulse Buying
How Online Stores Trick You Into Impulse Buying
by Laurel Thomas
A new study analyzes the tricks of the trade that may contribute to impulse buying.
When A Friend Dies The Impact Can Be As Traumatic As Losing A Family Member
When A Friend Dies The Impact Can Be As Traumatic As Losing A Family Member
by Liz Forbat and Wai-Man Liu
The death of a friend is a loss that most people face at some point in their lives – often many times. But it is a…
Stopping the Monkey Mind and Finding Calm and Inner Peace
Stopping the Monkey Mind and Finding Calm and Inner Peace
by Mantak Chia
Western science has discovered that when people are heavy thinkers, when they worry a lot, when their thoughts dwell on…
Why Cheese May Help Control Your Blood Sugar
Why Cheese May Help Control Your Blood Sugar
by Catherine Chan
Mmmm, cheese – a food as nutritious as it is delicious. Or is it?
The Grandmother Effect Suggests That Proximity Is A Factor In Family Size
The Grandmother Effect Suggests That Proximity Is A Factor In Family Size
by Patrick Bergeron
The human species is one of the very few, along with orcas and pilot whales, where females cease to be fertile after…
How Baby Talk Is Similar All Over The World
How Baby Talk Is Similar All Over The World
by Tanya Broesch
There are vast differences in early child-rearing environments across cultures.
Why Helicopter Parents Could Be Raising Anxious, Narcissistic Children
Why Helicopter Parents Could Be Raising Anxious, Narcissistic Children
by Marilyn Campbell
The Age newspaper recently highlighted the issue of so-called “helicopter parenting” at universities.
Numbing A Body Part Can Boost Sensory Powers Elsewhere
Numbing A Body Part Can Boost Sensory Powers Elsewhere
by Harriet Dempsey-Jones
When you wake up in the middle of the night in total darkness, it can feel as if you have auditory superpowers.
Why You Need To Stop and Smell the Flowers
Why We Need To Stop and Smell the Flowers
by Marie T. Russell
One hears a lot about nurturing... nurturing one's self, nurturing loved ones, children, etc. I have been advised many…
InnerSelf Newsletter: May 12th, 2019
InnerSelf Newsletter: May 12th, 2019
by InnerSelf Staff
This week we take a look at communication. And while we generally think of communication as taking place with other…
Using Essential Oils To Open Lines Of Communication
Using Essential Oils To Open Lines Of Communication
by Vannoy Gentles Fite
These oils and recipes are sure to assist us with opening lines of communication between our loved ones and us.…
Why Students Are Increasingly Turning To Religious Leaders For Mental Health Support
Why Students Are Increasingly Turning To Religious Leaders For Mental Health Support
by Mathew Guest
High rates of mental ill health among students, including some tragic cases of suicide, have highlighted the…
How Anger Is Linked To Illness In Old Age
How Anger Is Linked To Illness In Old Age
by Louise A Brown Nicholls
Not all negative emotions are necessarily bad. In fact, they can direct your behaviour in useful ways.
Communication Skills: Shifting Between Emo­tional and Mental Communication
Communication Skills: Shifting Between Emo­tional and Mental Communication
by Raven Digitalis
We can effortlessly get lost in emotions socially, so it’s both wise and courageous to hone the ability of shifting…
Women Entrepreneurs Thrive While Managing Talented Teams And Balancing Investors
Women Entrepreneurs Thrive While Managing Talented Teams And Balancing Investors
by Richard A. Devine and Siri Terjesen
Only a handful of the top companies in the U.S. are led by a woman. Efforts to change that and promote more women into…
Seeing The Planet Break Down In Climate Crisis Is Depressing – How To Turn Your Pain Into Action
Seeing The Planet In Climate Crisis Is Depressing – Turn Your Pain Into Action
by Cameron Brick
Environmentalism can feel like a drag. People trying to reduce their environmental impact often feel stressed and…
The Peacemakers' Message: All For One and One For All
From the Mundane to the Sublime: Living, Loving, and Laughing
by Margaret Wolff
It was three days after I met with her that I realized Grandmother Twylah Hurd Nitsch is a small woman. Her fathomless…
Communicating with Animals: Why and How
Communicating with Animals: Why and How
by Diane Budd
First, let’s establish why we would want to talk to animals. People all have their own reasons, but essentially, it can…
Techniques For Communicating With Nature
Techniques For Communicating With Nature
by Susanne Weikl
Nature is just like us: it likes to be treated with respect, to be approached with an open heart and with care. Our…
With Type 2 Diabetes Losing Even A Small Amount Of Weight May Lower Heart Disease Risk
With Type 2 Diabetes, Losing Even A Small Amount Of Weight May Lower Heart Disease Risk
by Jean Strelitz
People with type 2 diabetes are often encouraged to lose weight. And recent studies have shown that losing a lot of…
How Uber And Other Digital Platforms Can Trick Us Using Behavioral Science
How Uber And Other Digital Platforms Can Trick Us Using Behavioral Science
by Abbey Stemler, et al
Uber’s business model is incredibly simple: It’s a platform that facilitates exchanges between people.