InnerSelf Newsletter: April 10th, 2016

InnerSelf Newsletter

InnerSelf Newsletter: April 10th, 2016

April 10th, 2016

Welcome... Our InnerSelf welcomes your Inner Self.

Emotions! We all have them, and yet sometimes we might wish we didn't. Of course, meditation is often recommended as a way of calming our emotions, but there are times When Keeping a Quiet Mind is Inappropriate.  

Our emotions sometimes feel like they rule us and we may need to discover What Pushes Our Buttons and What Can We Do About It. Sometimes they are triggered by old patterns. Cleansing Family Emotional Clutter & Genetic Footsteps becomes a necessity if we want to be free of being controlled by our reactions.

Know thyself is a wise maxim, yet knowing others is also essential to harmonious relationships. Why Is Recognizing Needs and Values Important in Relationships? Being able to know someone's needs and values is integral to having an open and close connection with them. Just as being aware of our own needs and values is essential to having a happy relationship with our own self.

Sarah Varcas shares in Knowing When We Don’t Know: "...a new perspective is called for. A rapid maturation of attitude which shifts us from ‘how do I manipulate life to make it give me what I want?’, to ‘how do I get out of life’s way to allow it to give me what it wants and needs me to have?’. There may be a gaping divide between the two."

We invite you to absorb the inspiration in this week's articles and allow yourself to be guided with inner clarity as to who you are and what you need to do in order to live the life that you are inspired to live... and be the person you are inspired to be.

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

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Knowing When We Don’t Know: New Moon in Aries

Written by Sarah Varcas.

Knowing When We Don’t Know: New Moon in AriesWe may find ourselves strangely liberated by something which, to all intents and purposes, looked set to bind us. Things prove not to be as they seemed and a way through a particular challenge may make itself known. But for this to happen a new perspective is called for.

Read article here: Knowing When We Don’t Know: New Moon in Aries

Cleansing Family Emotional Clutter & Genetic Footsteps

Written by Donald Altman.

Cleansing Family Emotional Clutter & Genetic FootstepsThe intimate connection we have with family gets embed­ded within our very being long before we can utter a word. Much of this initial wiring occurs in the right hemisphere of our brain in the first ten to twenty-four months of life. That’s when our brain begins to develop an emotional and social program.

Read article here: Cleansing Family Emotional Clutter & Genetic Footsteps

What Pushes Our Buttons and What Can We Do About It?

Written by Debra Silverman.

What Pushes Our Buttons and What Can We Do About It?When it comes to dealing with stress, everyone has an elemental style of dealing with it, and everyone has an ego. Our reactions are often as predictable as the sun coming up every day and going down each night. Whatever the cause -- we react.

Read article here: What Pushes Our Buttons and What Can We Do About It?

When Keeping a Quiet Mind is Inappropriate

Written by Rick Heller.

When Keeping a Perfectly Quiet Mind is InappropriateHaving a quiet mind is lovely, and there are some simple man­ual tasks that you can do with a quiet mind: washing dishes, rak­ing leaves, sweeping floors. But there are other tasks that are a bit more complex, where keeping a perfectly quiet mind may be inappropriate or even unsafe.

Read article here: When Keeping a Quiet Mind is Inappropriate

Why Is Recognizing Needs and Values Important in Relationships?

Written by Kira Asatryan.

Why Is Recognizing Needs and Values Important in Relationships?Needs and values — the things we care about, the sources of our wants — matter because they are the contents of our core selves. They make up much of the terrain of our inner worlds. Needs and values are indeed highly interconnected, but there is an important distinction between the two.

Read article here: Why Is Recognizing Needs and Values Important in Relationships?

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.


* 5 Reasons “Live Each Day Like It’s Your Last” Is the Worst Advice

* 5 Things Science Says Will Make You Happier

* 10 Black Women Innovators and the Awesome Things They Brought Us

* A Bit Of Claustrophobia Is Normal

* Ambition Turns Ruthless When We’re Told We Will Fail

* Are Corn-fed Fish Less Healthy To Eat?

* Bernie Stole My Feminist Heart (But It’s Complicated)

* Can We Replace Politicians With Robots?

* Changing The Face Of Autism: Here Come The Girls

* Five Creative Ways City Dwellers Can Still Grow Their Own

* Five Foods That Used To Be Bad For You ... But Now Aren't

* Graywater Recycling Is An Excellent Strategy For Drought

* How The Gas Industry Is Weathering The Oil Crash

* If We Really Want An Ideas Boom, We Need More Women At The Top Tiers Of Science

* Is There A Link Between Insomnia And Mental Illness?

* Pay Attention! How Being Less Distracted Will Make You Happy

* Science Grapples With The Climate Conundrums

* These 3 Laws Might Reduce U.S. Gun Deaths By 80%

* U.S. Income Inequality Highest Since The Great Depression

* We Keep Flushing Valuable Thermal Energy Down The Drain

* We Need To Look Beyond Unemployment To Fix Labor Market Inequality

* What's The Secret of Making A Happy City?

* When Do Children Develop Their Gender Identity?

* Why Children Who Sleep More Get Better Grades

* Why Hypnosis Is Less Far Fetched And Far More Important

* Why It Makes Economic Sense To Wait On More Offshore Drilling

* Why Science And Religion Aren't As Opposed As You Might Think

* Why The Backlash Against Fish Oil Has Been Overcooked

* Why The Major Media Marginalize Bernie Sanders

* Your Season Of Birth Is Stamped On Your DNA

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. 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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