InnerSelf Newsletter: March 6th, 2016

InnerSelf Newsletter

InnerSelf Newsletter: March 6th, 2016

March 6th, 2016

Welcome... Our InnerSelf welcomes your Inner Self.

As we continue on our weekly journey together, we come to major milestones in our life. This week David Ian Cowan encourages us in Ending the Drama (Life is But a Dream). Sarah Varcas in her March overview shares that we are now Redefining Ourselves (We Have Changed Beyond Recognition). Part of that change is, as Alan Cohen shares, discovering the Seven Doorways to Escape the Prison of Guilt.

And of course at any crossroad in life, as Joyce Vissell reminds us, we are well served to Ask our Higher Power for Help (in All Situations). And when the weak moments strike, Uncovering the Clues of Your Food Cravings will help you cross over to the empowered side of your life. 

We also have numerous additional articles on various topics for your reading pleasure (and edification). (Scroll below to see the list of articles.)

Whatever it is that your heart yearns for, whatever your spirit whispers to you, YOU CAN DO IT! Take a deep breath, and take one step forward (and then another)... and smile!  

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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Redefining Ourselves: We Have Changed Beyond Recognition

Written by Sarah Varcas.

Redefining Ourselves: We Have Changed Beyond RecognitionMarch continues and expands upon the central theme of February: the need to overcome complacency and take full responsibility for our lives, refusing to allow the future to be shaped by self-pity, stubborn resistance to change, or fearful avoidance of living life to its fullest. Remember: we have changed beyond recognition in recent years.

Read article here: Redefining Ourselves: We Have Changed Beyond Recognition

Asking our Higher Power for Help in All Situations

Written by Joyce Vissell.

Asking our Higher Power for Help in All SituationsThe first three steps of the twelve step program for recovery from addiction have to do with asking for help, knowing that we are powerless without help from a higher power, and trusting that this higher power can restore our lives greater than we could even imagine. I have seen these twelve steps work miracles...

Read article here: Asking our Higher Power for Help in All Situations

Seven Doorways to Escape the Prison of Guilt

Written by Alan Cohen.

Seven Doorways to Escape the Prison of GuiltNearly every religion, family, and belief system plays on guilt to keep its adherents in line. Yet there are ways to escape from the prison of guilt. Here are the top seven, along with practical applications to become free.

Read article here: Seven Doorways to Escape the Prison of Guilt

Ending the Drama: Life Is But A Dream

Written by David Ian Cowan.

Ending the Drama: Life Is But A DreamReal spiritual experiences always increase our joy. This is partly because true spiritual experiences always involve an element of greater inclusion, expansion, and connectedness. This is love in its real meaning, an ever-expanding and creative field of total inclusion...

Read article here: Ending the Drama: Life Is But A Dream

Uncovering the Clues of Your Food Cravings

Written by Lisa Lewtan.

Uncovering the Clues of Your Food CravingsDo you have a daily showdown with your personal cookie monster? Or does your food demon prefer the crunch of potato chips or pretzels? If you're like most people, you've become the underdog in this internal war.

Read article here: Uncovering the Clues of Your Food Cravings

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.


* A Beginner's Guide To Sex Differences In The Brain

* Better Water Use Can Cut The Global Food Gap

* Do Over The Counter Weight-loss Supplements Work?

* Do We Actually Crave The Food That Our Bodies Need?

* Does Eating Chocolate Improve Your Brain Function?

* Gender Fluidity Is Great — But Only If You're Famous

* How Email Has Survived And Continues To Thrive

* How Much Is The Earth's Natural Capital Actually Worth

* How Not To Wind Up Voting For A President You Don't Agree With

* Is Nuclear Power Our Energy Future Or A Dinosaur In A Death Spiral?

* Is This The End of the Establishment?

New App Helps People With Neurological Conditions Practice Speech

* Omega-3s May Lower Breast Cancer Risk For Obese Women

* People In Their Nineties Reveal The Secrets To Aging Well

* Researchers Close In On The Mystery Of Why Sex Evolved

* Should Children And Adolescents Lift Weights?

* Six Burning Questions For Climate Science To Answer

* The Life Changing Moment Of Being Diagnosed With Parkinson's

* The World's Biggest Source Of Freshwater Is Beneath Your Feet

* Things To Consider When Pondering Whether We Should Eat Red Meat

* To Be Happy, Find Someone Like You

* Trump And Clinton Triumph: 3 Scholars React

* Twenty-Four States Still Put Juvenile Offenders in Solitary Confinement

* When It Comes To Mental Health, Like Attracts Like

* Why Boys Need To Have Conversations About Emotional Intimacy

* Why Coral Island Hotspots Exist In An Oceanic Desert

* Why Is The US Blocking India’s Ambitious Solar Power Plan?

* Why We Dislike Certain Birds And Why It Might Be Our Fault

* Why We Need Darkness In the Age of Artificial Light

* Why We Should Measure Our Own Blood Pressure

* Your Ideal Body, And Why You Want It

We add articles to the website regularly
. 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".

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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