InnerSelf Newsletter: June 21st, 2015

InnerSelf Newsletter

InnerSelf Newsletter: June 21st, 2015

June 21st, 2015

Welcome... Our InnerSelf welcomes your Inner Self. The new issue of InnerSelf is ready. Please scroll below and acquaint yourself with the new articles. Topics this week... spirituality, happiness, communication, control issues/patterns, courage, strength, and more.

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Wishing you enjoyable insightful reading, and of course a wonder-full, joy-full, and loving week.

Marie T. Russell
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The Spiritual Level: Everything is in Perfect Order, Even When We Think It's Not

Written by Christine Hassler.

The Spiritual Level: Everything is in Perfect Order, Even When We Think It's NotFrom a spiritual perspective there is no such thing as disappointment. What we call disappointment, Spirit sees as opportunities for learning. We are spiritual beings having a human experience, and disappointment feels unequivocally real.

Read article here: The Spiritual Level: Everything is in Perfect Order, Even When We Think It's Not

I Don’t Have Time To Be Spiritual

Written by Noelle Sterne.

I Don’t Have Time To Be SpiritualOver mild wine with a friend, I steered the conversation to one of my favorite topics, spirituality. After my second eloquent sentence, she burst out, “Oh, I don’t have time to be spiritual!” I started to clarify but she changed the subject to her impossible office job.

Read article here: I Don’t Have Time To Be Spiritual

You Can Be Happier: You Have What You Need to Be Happy

Written by M.J. Ryan.

You Can Be Happier“What was going on? What do you want?” She looked up at me and wailed, “I just want to be happy.” Don’t we all? No matter who we are or what our circumstances, isn’t that what we each long for? Happiness, the experience of the sheer joy of being alive.

Read article here: You Can Be Happier: You Have What You Need to Be Happy

Taking Inventory of Your Communication and Control Patterns

Written by Susan Campbell and John Grey.

Taking Inventory of Your Communication and Control PatternsIt’s really important to be able to name your control patterns and fear buttons and accept them as part of the human condition. Each item in the list below describes a behavior. Identifying the behaviors that you exhibit will help you notice when you are using a control pattern. Then you can choose your response rather than reacting automatically.

Read article here: Taking Inventory of Your Communication and Control Patterns

Cultivating Strength with the Power of Courage and Tenacity

Written by Rev. Linda Martella-Whitsett.

Cultivating Strength with the Power of Courage and TenacityTenacity, also labeled perseverance, persistence, and stamina, is a useful component of the power of strength. Tenacity provides us staying power. Drawing forth tenacity during unsteady circumstances means not giving up prematurely and remaining committed in our stand-ability, persistently acting with confidence.

Read article here: Cultivating Strength with the Power of Courage and Tenacity

Astrological Journal for the Week

Pam YounghansWritten by Pam Younghans

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.


* Without Teacher Guidance, All The Tech In The World Will Be Quite Useless

* The Top 10 Happiest Countries and What Makes Them Happy

* To Look Trustworthy, Put On A Happy Face

* A Diet That Mimics Fasting May Boost Health

* Orange Is The New Black Is Fast Becoming A Feminist Classic

* Indoor Tanning Is Not Necessarily A Safer Alternative To Sitting In The Sun

* The Science Behind A More Meaningful Understanding Of Sexual Orientation

We are adding articles to the website all week. Rather than list them all here, you can visit each section according to your interests. Each section listed below is designed as its own "mini-website".

Living in Harmony:

The "Living in Harmony" section includes articles on Health & Well-Being, Home & Garden, Pets, Leisure & Creativity, Finance & Careers, and Science and Technology.

Personal Development:

The "Personal Development" area covers Attitude Adjustments (which includes Fear, Anger, Gratitude, Forgiveness), Relationships & Parenting, Spirituality & Mindfulness (included Meditation), Intuition & Awareness (including astrology), and Happiness & Success.

Social & Political:

"Social & Political" covers topics that affect us personally yet deal with a more "societal" or "political" sphere. This area covers Environment & Climate, Democracy, Justice, Inequality, Economy, and more. These topics are very relevant for our communal journey on Planet Earth.



To see videos added this week, go to the Video Home Page  or

Click here for Additional Videos in "Living in Harmony";

Additional Videos in "Personal Development";

Additional Videos in "Social & Political"


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