InnerSelf Newsletter: August 16th, 2015

InnerSelf Newsletter

InnerSelf Newsletter: August 16th, 2015

August 16th, 2015

Welcome... Our InnerSelf welcomes your Inner Self.

This week we look at additional ways to empower ourselves. For too long we have had doubts in our own abilities, in our potential, and in our possibilities. Much of that is due to beliefs that we have adopted from the "outside world" and made our own. It's time to pick up our oars and row our own boat.

Perhaps the first thing to acknowledge is that, as author Susan Shumsky states, The Kingdom of Heaven Is Not Out There, It's In Here. Once we accept that as our base of operations, then the next steps may include the following in whichever order feels right for you: Connect with the Magic of Your IntuitionSurrender Your Self-Doubts CompletelyStop Disliking Your Body, and Eliminate Your Subconscious Fear-Based Beliefs.

Since "we are what we eat", perhaps the answer to the following question will help make your path a more ease-full one (as opposed to one that is full of dis-ease: What Is The Most Important Ingredient in Food?

Scroll down for additional on these and additional articles this month. Wishing you happy and insightful reading.

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Marie T. Russell
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Spiritual Nutrition: What Is The Most Important Ingredient in Food?

Written by Dr Habib Sadeghi.

Spiritual Nutrition: The Most Important Ingredient in Food is LoveFood is simple. At least, it used to be. Knowing what to eat and whether it was healthy and healing for us was clear. It was instinctual. We did not have to think about food. We just ate it. Today, food has become complicated. As humans normally do with most issues, we overthink them...

Read article here: Spiritual Nutrition: What Is The Most Important Ingredient in Food?

Connecting with the Magic of Your Intuition

Written by Lee Milteer.

Connecting with the Magic of Your IntuitionThe purpose of developing awareness of your intuition is that it helps keep you safe in all ways. When you use your intuition correctly, you will be able to read the unsavory energies of morally bankrupt people’s lies and deceptions. Highly successful people from all over the world have shared over and over how they use their intuition or sixth sense to determine the choices they make.

Read article here: Connecting with the Magic of Your Intuition

How to Surrender Your Self-Doubts Completely

Written by Janet Lynn Roseman, PhD.

How to Surrender Your Self-Doubts CompletelyWhen circumstances in our lives are too overwhelming, chaotic, frightening, or out of our control, the best response, based on courageous wisdom, is to release the circumstances. This is not always easy, but it can be done. This exercise will help you give form to your feelings and provide you tools for surrender.

Read article here: How to Surrender Your Self-Doubts Completely

It's Time to Stop Disliking Your Body

Written by Mark Anthony Lord.

It's Time to Stop Disliking Your BodyOne of my students became very disciplined in journaling with her Divine, and one day she said to me, “I’m so surprised. Continually the guidance I am getting is to drink water, take a nap, go for a walk, eat my vegetables, and give myself a big hug! I feel like my Divine is my grandmother!”

Read article here: It's Time to Stop Disliking Your Body

The Kingdom of Heaven Is Not Out There, It's In Here

Written by Susan Shumsky, DD.

The Kingdom of Heaven Is Not Out There, It's In HereAfter more than two decades in the ashram with Maharishi, I had not experienced what I was seeking—a true connection and direct relationship with God in a personal way. Luckily, after leaving the ashram, I found a means to connect to Spirit through listening to the “still small voice” of divine guidance and wisdom within—to have direct, two-way “conversations with God.”

Read article here: The Kingdom of Heaven Is Not Out There, It's In Here

Strategies to Help You Eliminate Your Subconscious Fear-Based Beliefs

Written by Richard Barrett.

Four Strategies to Help You Eliminate Your Subconscious Fear-Based BeliefsThis is one of the first strategies I adopted before I started meditating and understood what mindfulness was. I wanted to find a way of controlling my fear-based thoughts and behaviours to minimize my emotional reactions. To this end, I established the following mantras, which I used whenever I felt the slightest hint of irritation or upset.

Read article here: Strategies to Help You Eliminate Your Subconscious Fear-Based Beliefs

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.


* The Feel Good Exercise Hormone Irisin Is Real

* When Is It Ethical To Euthanize Your Pet?

* Men And Women Disagree On What Makes A Perfect Mate

* How To Make Sense Of Alarming Sea Level Forecasts

* Bernie Sanders Rallies In Northwest Draw Record Crowds

* Planned Parenthood Will Survive But Some Women May Not

* Even If There Had Been A Global Warming Hiatus It's Over Now?

* What To Do About The Antidepressants, Antibiotics And Other Drugs In Our Water

* Is Science Pretending Both Sexes Have The Same Brain?

* Why Politicians With Deep Voices Get More Votes

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