InnerSelf Newsletter: November 29th, 2015

InnerSelf Newsletter

InnerSelf Newsletter: November 29th, 2015

November 29th, 2015


Welcome... Our InnerSelf welcomes your Inner Self.

Since I am sitting in the passenger seat of the car and typing this, it will be a very short intro to this week's issue.

Scroll down below for the links to the new articles as well as those featured in the Daily Inspiration this week.

We will resume our regular schedule through the coming week.

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

Marie T. Russell
"New Attitudes...New Possibilities"

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What Does Your Musical Taste Say About Your Personality?

Written by David Greenberg, University of Cambridge.

What Does Your Musical Taste Says About Your Personality?We’re exposed to music for nearly 20% of our waking lives. But much of our musical experience seems to be a mystery. Why does some music bring us to tears while other pieces make us dance? Why is it that the music that we like can make others agitated?

Read article here: What Does Your Musical Taste Say About Your Personality?

Just What Is Pain And What Is Happening When We Feel It?

Written by Lorimer Moseley, University of South Australia.

Just What Is Pain And What Is Happening When We Feel It?Some say pain is a warning signal that something is damaged, but what about pain-free major trauma? Some say pain is the body’s way of telling you something is wrong, but what about phantom limb pain, where the painful body part is not even there?

Read article here: Just What Is Pain And What Is Happening When We Feel It?

Do Men Need To Exercise Harder Than Women To Prevent A Stroke?

Written by Michelle McDonnell, University of South Australia.

Do Men Need To Exercise Harder Than Women To Prevent Stroke?Emerging evidence suggests physical activity is a good means of preventing a stroke. In the event that someone who regularly exercises does have a stroke, they are likely to have a less severe stroke and better outcomes in the early and later stages of rehabilitation.

Read article here: Do Men Need To Exercise Harder Than Women To Prevent A Stroke?

Why Gardening Is Good For Your Mind As Well As Your Body

Written by Carly Wood, University of Westminster.

Why Gardening Is Good For Your Mind As Well As Your BodyMore than half the planet’s population now live in cities, with limited access to the natural world. For Europe and Latin America, the figure is more than 70%. Yet contact with nature has numerous benefits for both our physical and mental health.

Read article here: Why Gardening Is Good For Your Mind As Well As Your Body

Alice's Adventures In Cyberspace: Lewis Carroll's Creation Turns 150

Written by Franziska Kohlt, University of Oxford.

Alice's Adventures In Cyberspace: Lewis Carroll's Creation Turns 150In the past 150 years Lewis Carroll’s Alice has undergone innumerable transformations. Instantly popular, she quickly escaped her original novelistic environment, appearing in Victorian Punch caricatures, on magic lantern slides and on stage.

Read article here: Alice's Adventures In Cyberspace: Lewis Carroll's Creation Turns 150

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.


* Why The Global Warming Pause Was A Myth All Along

* It's Traditional Detective Work That Will Keep Us Safe, Not Mass Surveillance

How Bernie Sanders Really Is Changing Democracy


* All Work Is Play When Purpose and Pleasure Are Brought Together

* Choosing to Become a Wise Elder

* Breaking Thru The Healing Barrier Using Our Body's Healing System

* Dealing with Pain: Suggestions for Pain Relief

* God's Voice: Opening the Door of Communication

* The Energy of Spirit Can Assist Us In Our Daily Lives

* There Are No Such Things As Problems or Failures -- Only Opportunities

We add articles to the website daily
. Rather than wait until the newsletter, you can visit each section according to your interests throughout the week. 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 (including 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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