You Can Change the Effects of a Past Experience
Can You Change the Effects of a Past Experience?
in Forgiveness & Acceptance by Olivia Roberts
A past experience is stored in your memory like a video with a separate 'feelings' track, which releases these feelings…
Let The Real You Live, Experience, and Enjoy
Let The Real You Live, Experience, and Enjoy
in Meditation by Lynne Lauren
Life is to be lived, experienced, enjoyed. Fun, happiness, and new experiences should be consistent throughout your…
Talking to Your Self? Why It's Good for You
Talking to Your Self: Why It's Good for You!
in Self-Help by Marie T. Russell, InnerSelf
It's time to start talking to our Self -- not our small self, but our Higher Self, the wise one, the one with the…
Why Today's Teens Aren't In Any Hurry To Grow Up
Why Today's Teens Aren't In Any Hurry To Grow Up
in Parenting by Jean Twenge, San Diego State University
The teen pregnancy rate has reached an all-time low. Fewer teens are drinking alcohol, having sex or working part-time…
Transforming Your Life by Exploring and Changing Your Current Story
Transform Your Life by Exploring and Changing Your Current Story
in Creating Realities by Carl Greer PhD, PsyD
Many of us look back and wish that we had spent more time doing what we enjoy and less time doing what we felt we had…
Is Your Life Being Held Hostage by "Maybe"?
Learning How To Go From A "Maybe" to a Definite Yes or No
in Creating Realities by Julie Tallard Johnson
Maybe I will get to that, maybe I like that, maybe I can do that. “I will think about that” is a maybe too. Maybe…
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Horoscope Current Week: September 18 to 24, 2017
in Horoscope by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
What Can One Person Do? We’re Asking The Wrong Question
What Can One Person Do? We’re Asking The Wrong Question
in Life Changes by Will Wilkinson
What can one person do?That is the question millions of us ask as we survey the global landscape. We’re asking the…
Does Being Religious Or Spiritual Make You More Ethical At Work?
Does Being Religious Or Spiritual Make You More Ethical At Work?
in Religions and Beliefs by Subramaniam Ananthram, Curtin University and Christopher Chan, York University, Canada
Can religion and spirituality promote ethical behaviour in the workplace? It’s a contentious issue, but our research…
The Wider Problem of Blame Attacks includes Criticism, Accusations, Humiliation
Do Blame Attacks Include Criticism, Accusations and Humiliation?
in Forgiveness & Acceptance by Carl Alasko, Ph.D.
Blame is a series of actions and reactions. They all work together to generate the Blame Syndrome. The three parts are:…
Speaking Up About Hate: Learning To Live With Each Other In Our Global Family
Speaking Up About Hate: Learning To Live With Each Other In Our Global Family
in Anger Management by Nancy Windheart
The events that have been transpiring here in the US and around the world have impacted me deeply. As we got closer to…
The Mental Health Impact Of Major Disasters Like Harvey And Irma
The Mental Health Impact Of Major Disasters Like Harvey And Irma
in Fear and Worry by J. Brian Houston and Jennifer M. First, University of Missouri-Columbia
Immediately after a natural disaster, it’s normal to experience fear, anxiety, sadness or shock. However, if these…
Five Steps To Overcome Backsliding Into The Dwindle Effect
Five Steps To Overcome Backsliding Into The Dwindle Effect
in Behavior Modification by Jude Bijou, M.A., M.F.T.
Backsliding comes with almost every new habit you're trying to ingrain. I call it the "Dwindle Effect" because the…
Let There Be Peace on Earth: Grassroot Movement?
Let There Be Peace on Earth: Grassroot Movement?
in Inspiration by Marie T. Russell
The song "Let There Be Peace on Earth" has been sung around the world since 1955. It is popular in churches and…
On Getting Along With Fear and Developing Courage
On Getting Along With Fear and Developing Courage
in Fear and Worry by Scott Stabile
If you’re anything like me, you haven’t gotten along too well with your fear up to now. You two may spend a lot of time…
How Everyday Language Casually Stigmatizes Obesity
How Everyday Language Casually Stigmatizes Obesity
in Perfectionism by Tara Coltman-Patel, Nottingham Trent University
Obesity is a highly stigmatized condition. Those with obesity are frequently subject to prejudice and ridicule at home,…
Where Are The Paths to Experiencing More Joy in your Life?
How To Experience More Joy in your Life
in Self-Help by Danielle Rama Hoffman
Allow yourself to feel, hear, know, see, taste, and sense the energy transfer that is happening in this moment. With…
Faith: Misunderstood Yet Important for Spiritual Seekers
The Problem With Faith: Misunderstood Yet Important for Spiritual Seekers
in Spirituality & Mindfulness by J. S. Gordon
Faith is one of the most misunderstood yet, curiously, most important issues that the individual on the Path will face.…
How Our Unconscious Minds Are Prejudiced Against Benefit Claimants
How Our Unconscious Minds Are Prejudiced Against Benefit Claimants
in Behavior Modification by Robert de Vries, University of Kent
Without us knowing, our brains are busy making associations. While on the surface we may sincerely believe that men and…
Learning to Recognize Chaos As A Friend and Powerful Ally
How Chaos Can Be Your Friend and Powerful Ally
in Fear and Worry by Nora Caron
The Oxford dictionary defines chaos as complete disorder or confusion. In general when we speak of chaos we associate…
How A Baby's Brain Prepares For The Outside World
How A Baby's Brain Prepares For The Outside World
in Parenting by Lorenzo Fabrizi, UCL and Tomoki Arichi, King's College London
The developing brain is not merely a downsized version of that of an adult, but is uniquely designed to prepare itself…
Is Truth Overrated? What The Experts Say
Is Truth Overrated? What The Experts Say
in Performance by Daniel Klyn, University of Michigan; et al.
Seek the truth and minimize harm. That’s how we instruct young journalists to prepare for the profession. Until…
Loving Unconditionally Is Not Always Easy...
Loving Unconditionally Is Not Always Easy...
in Relationships by Marie T. Russell
One hears a lot about 'Unconditional Love'. The dictionary defines unconditional as 'absolute, with no conditions or…
Can I Be Free of Negative and Fearful Thoughts?
How Can I Be Free of Negative and Fearful Thoughts?
in Fear and Worry 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…
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Horoscope Previous Week: September 11 to 17, 2017
in Horoscope by Pam Younghans
This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you…
Creating A New And Positive Relationship To Suffering Will Help You Heal
Creating A New And Positive Relationship To Suffering Will Help You Heal
in Forgiveness & Acceptance by Leah Guy
If we don’t grow from suffering, we die from it. Suffering can tether a person to the darker side of life so strongly…
Writing to Heal from Hardships and Trauma
Writing to Heal from Hardships and Trauma
in Counseling by Sandra Marinella, MA, MEd
“I wanted to talk with you because I wanted others to know that when you are out there, writing can help. I still…
In Spite Of Their Differences, Jews, Christians And Muslims Worship The Same God
In Spite Of Their Differences, Jews, Christians And Muslims Worship The Same God
in Religions and Beliefs by Philip Almond, The University of Queensland
Despite the manifest differences in how they practise their religions, Jews, Christians and Muslims all worship the…
Why The Catholic Church Bans Gluten-free Communion Wafers
Why The Catholic Church Bans Gluten-free Communion Wafers
in Religions and Beliefs by Joanne M. Pierce, College of the Holy Cross
A 2017 letter from the Vatican reminded the world’s Catholic bishops of a rule mandating the use of wheat gluten for…
The Gift of Challenge Is The Wisdom It Brings
The Gift of Challenge Is The Wisdom It Brings
in Life Purpose by Joyce Vissell
Do you ever wonder why challenges come into your life? Do you ever wish that your life could be smooth and simple? Do…
Why More Grandparents Are Raising Their Grandchildren
Why More Grandparents Are Raising Their Grandchildren
in Parenting by Nancy P. Kropf and Susan Kelley, Georgia State University
Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017 is Grandparents Day. Many grandparents will receive loving cards, calls and emails from their…
Why It's Important To "Be Selfish" and Keep Your Energy High
Why It's Important To "Be Selfish" and Keep Your Energy High
in Intuitive Awareness by Barbara Berger
When I coach people to find and follow their Inner Compass, they often ask, "But isn't it selfish to follow my Inner…
Slowing Down In Order To Get There Sooner!
Slowing Down In Order To Get There Sooner!
in Mindfulness by Thomas M. Sterner
In my piano service business, I worked many seven-day weeks, and some fourteen- to sixteen-hour days. Once, when I had…
The Real Source Of The Energy Shortage Lies In Unexpressed Potential
The Real Energy Shortage Lies In Unexpressed Potential
in Performance by Eileen Workman
Analysts tell us that the pending collision between humanity's growing energy needs and the energy depletion of our…
Why Do Our Brains Freak Us Out With Scary Dreams?
Why Do Our Brains Freak Us Out With Scary Dreams?
in Dream Interpretation by Drew Dawson, University Australia
Getting a fright from a dream is very normal. But our brains don’t have a secret plan to freak us out with nightmares.…
Can Our Light be Totally Eclipsed?
Can Our Light be Totally Eclipsed?
in Fear and Worry by Barry Vissell
A few weeks ago, Joyce and I got to experience the total eclipse high in the mountains of Idaho, in the exact center of…
Are Natural Disasters Part Of God's Retribution?
Are Natural Disasters Part Of God's Retribution?
in Religions and Beliefs by Mathew Schmalz, College of the Holy Cross
Conservative Christian pastor John McTernan argued recently that “God is systematically destroying America” out of…
How To Make Spirituality Your Way of Life by Wendy Stokes
Why and How To Make Spirituality Your Way of Life
in Inspiration by Wendy Stokes
We are told by spiritual teachers that we must seek enlightenment and that we must become ‘conscious’ and ‘awake’.…
You Too Can Ask The Angels For Help
You Too Can Ask The Angels For Help
in Inspiration by Nancy E. Yearout
Although much has been written about angels throughout time, we don’t seem to acknowledge their presence. However, I…
How Men And Women Really See Each Other
How Men And Women Really See Each Other
in Communication by Maja Brandt Andreasen, University of Stirling
I saw two very different shows at the Edinburgh Fringe last week, two shows that dealt with the subject of how men and…
How To Go From Fear-Based Expectations to Heart-Based Experience
How To Go From Fear-Based Expectations to Heart-Based Experience
in Fear and Worry by Joseph Gallenberger, Ph.D.
I want to share a story with you because it shows well the dance between our thoughts and outcomes, and illustrates the…
Words of Wisdom That Changed My Perception
Words of Wisdom That Changed My Perception
in Couples by Vecchi Talarico
The list was one I never thought I would make. I stared at the book titles I had jotted down for reference; each of them…
A Shamanic Journey To Heal Asthma
A Shamanic Journey To Heal Asthma
in Religions and Beliefs by Howard G. Charing
Soul retrieval is one of the most effective and well-known practices to restore lost life force. The loss of life force…
My Personal Journey with the Ancestors
My Personal Journey with the Ancestors
in Family by Daniel Foor, Ph.D.
When I was seven years old, my father’s father died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. His death rippled through the…

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