InnerSelf Newsletter: July 19th, 2015

InnerSelf Newsletter

InnerSelf Newsletter: July 19th, 2015

July 19th, 2015

Welcome... Our InnerSelf welcomes your Inner Self.

We live surrounded by walls made by others and divided by walls of our own making. Yet we are the ones who hold the power to make the walls come down, or at least to rise above the walls that separate us.

This week we start by looking within at our addictions and our feelings of shame and guilt. We then learn to recognize our importance and our magnificence through nature, meditation, and introspection. From that point, we are able to disappear the walls from our consciousness and our lives - and discover a whole new reality.

Scroll below for the links of this week's articles that deal with the above topics, 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
"New Attitudes...New Possibilities"


Stars, Atoms, and Men: Recognize Your Importance

Written by Ernest Holmes.

Stars, Atoms, and Men: Recognize Your ImportanceIt was one of the Greek philosophers who first said everything was made of atoms. Now we say atoms are made of positive and negative charges of electricity — pure energy. No one has seen them, but out of that which we do not see emerges that which we do see. The biggest thing in the universe is just made up out of the littlest things.

Read article here: Stars, Atoms, and Men: Recognize Your Importance

From Guilt to Bliss Through "Indulging" in Chocolate

Written by Stasia Bliss.

From Guilt to Bliss Through "Indulging" in ChocolateThink of the last time you ate some chocolate. Did you feel you had to sneak it? Did you eat too much and regret it afterward? Did you hog down the lot of the precious morsels? And how did you feel after your escapade? Were you able to enjoy the chocolate fully? I certainly hope so!

Read article here: From Guilt to Bliss Through "Indulging" in Chocolate

Preserving and Foraging: Depending on Nature for Food

Written by Wendy and Eric Brown.

Depending on Nature for Food: Preserving and ForagingLife, for foragers, can be more secure for the simple fact that they understand crop failures happen. Thus, we learn not to depend wholly on one type of food. The lovely thing about foraging is that there are always alternatives. In nature, there are usually plenty of options, and all of them are free.

Read article here: Preserving and Foraging: Depending on Nature for Food

8 Strategies to Overcome Addiction and Other Challenges

Written by Allan McDougall.

8 Strategies to Overcome Addiction and Other ChallengesAnyone who battles addiction knows that it's so much more than a bad habit or a moral shortcoming. Addiction is a compulsion so beyond our control, that we may as well be a feather fighting against a gale-force wind. day the wind subsides.

Read article here: 8 Strategies to Overcome Addiction and Other Challenges

What Are The Origins of True Success?

Written by Bob Proctor and Greg S. Reid.

What Are The Origins of True Success?Many people hear the title Think and Grow Rich and immediately connect it with the idea of acquiring material wealth. Yet, interestingly enough, Napoleon Hill doesn’t devote a lot of time in his book to the actual making of money. For Hill, rich had a different meaning or, at the very least, a much broader one.

Read article here: What Are The Origins of True Success?

How Meditation Can Make You Feel Good, Natural, and Full of Life

Written by Diana Lang.

How Meditation Can Make You Feel Good, Natural, and Full of LifeHaving taught meditation for over thirty years to thousands of people, I can really say that it is the sin­gle most important thing you can ever learn in order to expedite and enrich your spiritual life. Everything you learn in school, by analysis or by study, will be expo­nentially deepened because you meditate.

Read article here: How Meditation Can Make You Feel Good, Natural, and Full of Life

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.


* Does Understanding Social Psychology Made You More Liberal?

* Some Surprising Benefits From Green Buildings

* Why Is It That Kids Get Hostile When They Expect Hostility?

* How To Reduce Prejudice Among Groups Of Children At School

* How Latin America Is Tackling Inequality

* Just How Big A Risk Is Our Changing Climate?

* Why Losing Bees Will Sting More Than Just Our Taste For Honey

* Fulfilling Our Responsibilities As The Caretakers Of All Living Things

* Is Depression A Physical Illness? Unravelling The Inflammation Hypothesis

* Here's Why We Are Not Heading Into A Mini Ice Age

* Is Exposure To Plastics Making Men Infertile?

We add articles to the website throughout the week. You can visit at any time choosing sections 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.



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