March 20th, 2016
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Some experiences in life seem like a dark tunnel and we wonder when (or if, or how) we'll ever get through the "yucky" part and reach the bright future awaiting us. This has been that kind of week at InnerSelf... and maybe for some of you as well.
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Scroll down below for the Editor's Choice articles as well as the numerous additional articles this week.
Wishing you enjoyable insightful reading, and of course a wonder-full, joy-full, and loving week.
Marie T. Russell
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EDITOR'S CHOICE ARTICLES
Jude Bijou, M.A., M.F.T.
Just like Colorado aspens or giant California redwoods need each other for support and to survive, so do people. Science now substantiates what we intuitively know: It feels good to be part of a team effort. When you have a shared goal you can go to greater heights of creativity and success.
Read article here: Collaborating vs. Competing: Working Together Towards Agreement
Noelle Sterne, Ph.D.
We have been given many touchstones that signal whether and when we’re on track in our relationships and work. As we acknowledge the signals, cultivate them, and pay attention, they’ll guide us unfailingly. Here are several important ones.
Read article here: How to Listen to Yourself: Mind, Body, Emotions
So many women are still afraid of being called angry, still afraid of owning their own power, still of afraid of being called a “bitch” or not being feminine or not being spiritual. Which in reality translates into being afraid to say no to the people around them who are actually stepping on their toes!
Read article here: Are You Sure You're Really Feeling Anger?
Loss is a wound that creates a sea change in the way we see and experience our lives. It can’t be healed in our emotional body by applying a poultice of science, religion, or any other measurement. Grief is as individual as our face or our fingerprints.
Read article here: Loss Is A Wound and Its Healing Requires Courage
Awakening to the fact we are a powerful person with something truly worthwhile to contribute during our time to walk the earth necessitates becoming aware of our unconscious habits, both in our work patterns and in our personal life.
Read article here: The Layers Within: What Self-Observation Can Show Us
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 "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.
EDITOR'S CHOICE VIDEOS
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