February 7th, 2016
Welcome... Our InnerSelf welcomes your Inner Self.
One of our articles this week focuses on Four Crucial Reasons to Keep Your Body Moving. However, it's not just our body that needs to keep moving forward. Our mind, our old patterns, our expectation of our self and of others, our emotions, our fears, all of these need to keep shifting as well.
Sarah Varcas shares that It's February: Time to Wake Up and Smell The Coffee! Part of that "waking up" involves Rediscovering Yourself When Life Puts the Squeeze On You, and Turning On Your Brights & Beaming Your Radiance.
And perhaps once we've done all of the above we'll be ready to Let Go of Fear Based Beliefs and Find True Love whether that is love of self or love of "other".
To create a "better" world for us all (whatever that image conjures up for you...health, happiness, abundance, community, loving relationships, etc.) may involve getting in touch with Ancient Knowledge Guidance (and creating) New Archetypes For A New World.
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EDITOR'S CHOICE ARTICLES
February may feel a lot more like the start of a new year than January did! With Mercury retrograde through much of last month we may have been busy tying up loose ends, sorting through matters that we thought were done and dusted and generally clearing the decks of unfinished business, be it practical, emotional or spiritual.
Read article here: It's February: Time to Wake Up and Smell The Coffee!
No one says it better than Dick Van Dyke in his new book Keep Moving. The secret to maintaining lasting agility lies in joyful movement. Van Dyke turns a very vibrant 90 years old this year, and he continues to not only hit the gym every day, but to dance every chance he gets -- not for the exercise, but simply because he enjoys it!
Read article here: Four Crucial Reasons to Keep Your Body Moving
We were trained to believe that we are empty or broken, and if we can just get someone to give us what we are missing, we would be happy. Then we must control our supposed source of good so that person will keep doing the things that make us feel loved.
Read article here: Letting Go of Fear Based Beliefs and Finding True Love
Traditional Native American societies may be the best models of balanced societies in existence today—with only about 500 years of European contact and assimilation, versus 2,000 years. Native people viewed themselves—not their political, social, or religious lives—as individuals. The names that Native groups gave themselves generally translated to “the People” or “human beings.”
Read article here: Ancient Knowledge Guidance: New Archetypes For A New World
When the six-year-old showed his drawing to the grownups in his life, instead of seeing a boa constrictor digesting an elephant, they thought it was a drawing of a hat. Whenever he showed it to adults, he received the same response. The youngster concluded that none of the grownups had any imagination at all!
Read article here: Rediscovering Yourself When Life Puts the Squeeze On You
Written by Sara Avant Stover.
Sweet Sara. That’s what people always used to call me. It didn’t matter where I went in the world — whether it was to visit a cousin in the Midwest, have tea with a girlfriend in Bangkok, or read a piece of fan mail from someone I’d never met before. Everyone I knew at some point arrived at “Sweet Sara” as my nickname.
Read article here: Turning On Your Brights & Beaming Your Radiance
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.
FEATURED ADDITIONAL ARTICLES:
The "Living in Harmony" section includes articles on Health & Well-Being, Home & Garden, Pets, Leisure & Creativity, Finance & Careers, and Science and Technology.
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" 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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