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NEW ARTICLES THIS WEEK
Written by Carol Kershaw, EdD and Bill Wade, PhD.
Haven’t you ever wished you could go back in time and tell your younger self what you know now? The following exercise lets you do the next best thing.
Read article here: Mental Time Travel: To Dream Is to Build a Future
Written by Alan Cohen.
Every morning after we walk our dogs, two of them chase each other around the living room coffee table. It’s quite entertaining to watch these exuberant spirits tease each other, bark, and run around in circles. The little one eggs the larger one on and keeps slightly ahead of him in the chase...
Read article here: What Happens When Spiritual Seekers Become Finders?
Written by Barry Vissell.
REALationship. Okay, it’s a cute word. But what does it mean to have a real relationship, a relationship with substance? What does it take to have a relationship that not only lasts, but also thrives with loving connection?
Read article here: 7 Primary Ingredients For A REALationship
Written by Nancy Windheart.
I was invited to speak to a class of 4th graders at our local school about my work and life as an animal communicator. I loved sharing with this group of aware and sensitive children, most of whom had story after story about their close relationships with their animal friends.
Read article here: There Is Hope, Our World is Changing... Ask The Children
Written by Marc David.
Vitamin P—pleasure—is a vital element that makes our meals nutritionally complete and makes life worth living. Like all organisms on the planet, we humans are genetically programmed to seek pleasure and avoid pain. A cat chasing a mouse is seeking pleasure; the unfortunate rodent is doing its best to avoid pain.
Read article here: Is Enjoying Your Food Important To Your Health and Metabolism?
Written by Deanna Minich.
The most scientific approach to healing doesn’t ever focus on just one small part of the human body, let alone ignore the role of thoughts, beliefs, and emotions in our health. You get the best results by addressing the whole person.
Read article here: How Does Detox Affect More Than Your Physical Body?
by David Korten, YES! Magazine
This is the real-world economy for a living Earth that we must learn to structure and manage to provide a safe space…
by Alex Kirby
Much of the public and scientific discussion around a slowdown, or hiatus, in the rate of global warming has been…
by George Diepenbrock, University of Kansas
Memory could be the key to how quickly we get tired of certain experiences, such as listening to music or eating…
by Jared Wadley, University of Michigan
Young children who recognize food name brands, like Lucky Charms, M&M’s, and Cheetos are more likely to make unhealthy…
by Richard Stephens, Keele University
A few years ago my good friend Mark Foulks occupied the rear seat of a tandem on a sponsored long distance cycle ride…
by JB Silvers, Case Western Reserve University
With the passage of the Republicans’ health care act, the House of Representatives seems to be saying that coming up…
by Peter McCaffery, University of Aberdeen.
For decades, some people have embraced the idea that there might be major health benefits from taking vitamins in…
by Linda Kaye and Helen Wall, Edge Hill University.
We judge people all the time. Research shows that when we first meet someone, we instantly use features such as their…
by Jonathan J.B. Mijs, Harvard University
Inequality in America is on the rise. Income gains since the 1980s have been concentrated at the top.
by Andy Fell, University of California, Davis.
What do your exes have in common? A new study finds that the people we date share many similarities—both in terms of…
by Julie Sloane, University of Pennsylvania
People with loosely knit Facebook friend groups—small numbers of friends who don’t know each other well—tend to react…
by Andrew H Kemp, Swansea University.
The relationship between mind, brain and body has kept philosophers and scientists busy for centuries. Some of the…
by Stephanie Desmon, Johns Hopkins University
Getting half of American 8- to 11-year-olds into 25 minutes of physical activity three times a week would save $21.9…
by Emily Velasco, California Institute of Technology.
Men who took high doses of testosterone performed worse on a test designed to measure cognitive reflection—the process…
by Paige Davis, University of Huddersfield
Try a pun or some sarcasm on a toddler and you’re likely to draw a blank stare. Babies can be even harder to impress –…
by Sarah van Gelder, YES! Magazine.
We must protect the parks, pathways, and gardens that connect us to each other and to the ecosystems of our home.
by Cathal D. O'Connell, University of Melbourne
The oldest surviving great work of literature tells the story of a Sumerian king, Gilgamesh, whose historical…
by Jane Ussher, Western Sydney University
Many women experience a range of physical and emotional symptoms before they menstruate.
by Kelly Lytle Hernandez, University of California, Los Angeles.
It was not always a crime to enter the United States without authorization.
by Martin Héroux, Neuroscience Research Australia; et al.
Interest in electrical brain stimulation has skyrocketed in recent years, both in the popular media and scientific…
by Preston Green III, University of Connecticut
In 2001, Texas-based energy giant Enron shocked the world by declaring bankruptcy. Thousands of employees lost their…
by Taha Yasseri, University of Oxford.
The internet has brought change to almost everything in our lives. In particular, the ways we acquire knowledge have…
This weekly column (updated every Sunday afternoon) is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you in making the best use of current energies... Read more
It is also highly beneficial to reread the past week's astrological journal as it gives a hindsight view of the events that took place and may provide many "ah-ha" insights.
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