InnerSelf Newsletter: February 7th, 2016
InnerSelf Newsletter: February 7th, 2016
in Newsletters by InnerSelf Staff
One of our articles this week focuses on Four Crucial Reasons to Keep Your Body Moving. However, it's not just our body…
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Horoscope Current Week: February 8 to 14, 2016
in Horoscope by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Turning On Your Brights & Beaming Your Radiance
Turning On Your Brights & Beaming Your Radiance
in Behavior Modification by Sara Avant Stover
Sweet Sara. That’s what people always used to call me. It didn’t matter where I went in the world — whether it was to…
Toxic Lead Can Stay In The Body For Years After Exposure
Toxic Lead Can Stay In The Body For Years After Exposure
in Environmental Health by Stuart Shalat, Georgia State University
The ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan has highlighted just how harmful lead contamination is. What you may not…
Rediscovering Yourself When Life Puts the Squeeze On You
Rediscovering Yourself When Life Puts the Squeeze On You
in Yourself by David Robert Ord
When the six-year-old showed his drawing to the grownups in his life, instead of seeing a boa constrictor digesting an…
Humble Pie? No Thanks!
Humble Pie? No Thanks! Just Give It Your Best Shot!
in Career & Success by Marie T. Russell
I've given myself permission to be proud of who I am, of what I've accomplished, and the greatness that is in store for…
Too Fat, Too Thin? What Is Your Ideal Weight?
Too Fat, Too Thin? What Is Your Ideal Weight?
in Food & Nutrition by Tim Olds, University of South Australia and Nathan Daniell, University of South Australia
Public health authorities are forever telling us how much we should weigh, but one essential element is missing: shape.
Ancient Knowledge Gives Guidance: New Archetypes For A New World
Ancient Knowledge Guidance: New Archetypes For A New World
in Communication by Jim PathFinder Ewing
Traditional Native American societies may be the best models of balanced societies in existence today—with only about…
Why So Many Are Struggling To Save For Retirement?
Why So Many Are Struggling To Save For Retirement?
in Prosperity & Finance by Christian Weller, University of Massachusetts Boston
This week marked the beginning of the presidential primary season, and economic fears such as jobs and wages have taken…
Gratitude for the Day
Gratitude for the Day Can Have Immediate Impact on Your Life
in Gratitude & Service by Donald Altman
Gratitude is not a magic trick, yet it can make a half-empty glass appear half full. It can transform difficult moments…
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in Climate Solutions by Susan Letcher, Purchase College State University of New York
When you cut and burn a tropical forest, you’re left with a barren plain of cracked red mud, incapable of supporting…
Why Do So Many Women Befriend Gay Men
Why Do So Many Women Befriend Gay Men
in Friendship by Eric Russell, University of Texas Arlington
For years, friendships between straight women and gay men have been a subject of pop culture fascination. Books,…
Where to Find True Love
Letting Go of Fear Based Beliefs and Finding True Love
in Relationships by Alan Cohen
We were trained to believe that we are empty or broken, and if we can just get someone to give us what we are missing,…
Feeling Good About Ourselves No Matter What
Feeling Good About Ourselves No Matter What
in Self-Help by Susan Ann Darley
What have you done lately to nurture yourself, enhance your creativity and honor your soul? Feeling sad lately? When we…
Four Crucial Reasons to Keep Your Body Moving
Four Crucial Reasons to Keep Your Body Moving
in Fitness & Exercise by Ya-Ling Liou, D.C.
No one says it better than Dick Van Dyke in his new book Keep Moving. The secret to maintaining lasting agility lies in…
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Getting Rid of Stress and Creating Stress-Free Moments
in Healing Disciplines by Stuart Alve Olson
Stress, generally speaking, is actually nothing more than a self-trained response we have developed in dealing with…
Disease May Wipe Out Bananas And How To Save Them
Disease May Wipe Out Bananas And How To Save Them
in Food & Nutrition by Angelina Sanderson Bellamy, Cardiff University
Catastrophe is looming for the banana industry. A new strain has emerged of a soil-borne fungus known as “Panama…
Loving Your Naked Self & Discovering Your Inner Greatness
Discovering Your Inner Greatness by Loving Your Naked Self
in Yourself by Jan Denise
When we stop trying to make ourselves great and simply realize our greatness, it is easy to fall in love with who we…
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It's February: Time to Wake Up and Smell The Coffee!
in Horoscope by Sarah Varcas
February may feel a lot more like the start of a new year than January did! With Mercury retrograde through much of…
Birth Weight Drops With Income In US
Birth Weight Drops With Income In US
in Inequality by Deborah Bach, University of Washington
Health disparities are common in developed countries, including the United States, but at what age those inequities…
A Self-Healing Personality Can Be Yours
A Self-Healing Personality Can Be Yours
in Healing Disciplines by Elaine R. Ferguson M.D.
I recently met a 'senior citizen' with a childlike twinkle in his eyes, the mental acuity of a 20-year old and the…
What Really Threatens America: Zika, Cancer Or ISIS?
What Really Threatens America: Zika, Cancer Or ISIS?
in Economy by Simon Reich, Rutgers University Newark
The unfolding information about the Zika virus and saddening images of babies infected with microcephaly should really…
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When Teenagers And Antidepressants Are Not A Good Mix
in Health & Wellness by Peter Kinderman, University of Liverpool
We have an absolute moral imperative to alleviate human suffering. Most of all for children. How a society treats its…
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The Truth About Angels: Are They With Us?
in Religions and Beliefs by Gary Quinn
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What's Behind The Curtain Of The Oscar Academy's Old Boys' Club
What's Behind The Curtain Of The Oscar Academy's Old Boys' Club
in Inequality by Eddy Von Mueller, Emory University
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Who Politicized The Environment And Climate Change?
Who Politicized The Environment And Climate Change?
in Political by Brian C. Black, Pennsylvania State University
An environmental activist friend of mine recently shook her head and marveled at the extraordinary accomplishments of…
InnerSelf Newsletter: January 31st, 2016
InnerSelf Newsletter: January 31st, 2016
in Newsletters by InnerSelf Staff
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Is There Light At the Doorway Between Living and Dying?
Is There a Flash of Light at the Doorway Between Living and Dying?
in Death and Dying by P.M.H. Atwater
People who sense, feel, or see a light flash released from the body when a person dies are lucky, for it is an awesome…
Relax and Learn to Release Tension, Anxiety, and Stress
Relax and Learn to Release Tension, Anxiety, and Stress
in Yourself by Jim Dreaver
When you are able to detach yourself from the areas of stress, tension, and pain in your body and just be aware of them…
Making a Habit of Mindfulness, One Minute At A Time
Making a Habit of Mindfulness, One Minute At A Time
in Mindfulness by Rick Heller
Making mindfulness a habit seems paradoxical: habits are things that we do automatically and with little attention,…
When Dreams Provide the Bridge for Love
When Dreams Provide the Bridge for Love, Dreams Come True
in Dream Interpretation by Dr. Bernie Siegel
When I had symptoms that could have been because of cancer, I was told in a dream, “but you don’t have cancer.” And I…
Spirit Lives Beyond Illusions While Mind Accepts Words As True
Spirit Lives Beyond Illusions While Mind Accepts Words As True
in Performance by Richard Bach
Somewhere, a spirit guide whispered that this is as bad as it could get. It didn’t mention that I could die any time,…
Do Your Dreams Influence Your Everyday Life?
Do Your Nighttime Dreams Influence Your Everyday Life?
in Dream Interpretation by M.J. Abadie
Although no one can say for certain what dreams are, where they come from, or even why we have them, there's no doubt…
Only Two Spiritual Paths: What A Great Journey It Is!
Only Two Spiritual Paths: What A Great Journey It Is!
in Inspiration by Barry Vissell
I am realizing for myself that there are ultimately only two spiritual paths. And both are equally important! “We are…
Politicians Hand The Climate Baton Off To Green Industries
Politicians Hand The Climate Baton Off To Green Industries
in Climate Solutions by Peter M Haas, University of Massachusetts Amherst
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Carnitine Before Pregnancy May Lower Autism Risk
Carnitine Before Pregnancy May Lower Autism Risk
in Herbs & Supplements by Holly Shive-Texas A&M
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When You Can't Make Up Your Mind
When You Can't Make Up Your Mind
in Fear and Worry by Jude Bijou, M.A., M.F.T.
Whether you're endlessly agonizing over an issue, it's a tough place to hang out. Maybe this, maybe that. You drive…
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in Prosperity & Finance by Jonquil Lowe, The Open University
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Patience: Why We Need It and How to Get It
Patience: Why We Need It and How to Get It
in Relationships by Marie T. Russell
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Coming To Grips With Our Chemical Folly
in Environmental Health by Carol Smith, Our World
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Your Selfie Obsession Could Ruin Your Relationship
Why Your Selfie Obsession Could Ruin Your Relationship
in Couples by Tara Marshall, Brunel University London
“Selfie” is not just word of the year, but also the mainstay of postings on social media sites such as Instagram. With…
Tend Your Inner Garden To Be Healthier In Old Age
Tend Your Inner Garden To Be Healthier In Old Age
in Health & Wellness by Claire Steves, King's College London and Tim Spector, King's College London
The world’s oldest man, Yasutaro Koide recently died at the age of 112. Commentators as usual, focused on his reported…
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Got A Hangover? Here's What's Happening In Your Body
in Diseases & Conditions by Steve Allsop, Curtin University
It’s that time of year when we raise a glass to celebrate Christmas, the beginning of holidays, the new year, or simply…
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Meditation for Life: Cultivating Aliveness and Vitality
in Meditation by Rev. Linda Martella-Whitsett
Vitality is natural to us. Vitality is an aspect of our life faculty. The word vitality stems from its root, “vital,”…

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