InnerSelf Newsletter: May 15th, 2016

InnerSelf Newsletter

InnerSelf Newsletter: May 15th, 2016

May 15th, 2016

Welcome... Our InnerSelf welcomes your Inner Self.

This week we look at your personal dream, vision, or plan for happiness. You are probably familiar with the Martin Luther King Jr's famous I Have A Dream speech, even if you don't live in the USA. However, each one of us also has our own personal dream for our future. While your dream may not be as universal as Dr. King's was, your vision is nevertheless very important for your own personal health and well-being... and even for the health and well-being of those close to you.

This week we look at why that is so important. Noelle Sterne writes I Dare to Dream and I Deserve My Dream. Cara Bradley reminds us of the importance of being Fully Alive: Seeing Life in High Definition, and Jude Bijou explains The Merits of Focusing on the Bright Side. Barbara Berger assists you in finding ways to make your dream come true by Plugging Into Your True Power Through Silence.

We also bring you a new author this week who shares a  message from, and perspective of, the afterlife in Suicide and the Afterlife According to Janelle. And of course, as usual, we have numerous additional articles focusing on all kinds of topics from education, climate change, health, diet, pain control, internet usage, and yes, even the g-spot. Scroll down below for the link to these articles and many more.

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

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

P.S. And, as usual, we have numerous additional articles for your reading pleasure. Scroll down for the links to all of them.

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I Dare to Dream and I Deserve My Dream

Written by Noelle Sterne, Ph.D.

I Deserve My DreamIf you feel you don’t deserve your Dream, no matter how much time and sweat you put in, how many movers and shakers you know, how many “lucky” breaks you have, or how gorgeous (or outrageous) you are, you will torpedo yourself.

Read article here: I Dare to Dream and I Deserve My Dream

Fully Alive: Seeing Life in High Definition

Written by Cara Bradley.

Fully Alive: Seeing Life in High DefinitionBeing fully alive feels like seeing the world in high definition. It makes everything taste, feel, look, smell, and sound more vivid and intense. Experiences go from black and white or analog to technicolor.

Read article here: Fully Alive: Seeing Life in High Definition

The Merits of Focusing on the Bright Side

Written by Jude Bijou, M.A., M.F.T.

The Merits of Focusing on the Bright SideHave you become a wet blanket, failing to acknowledge what's working or punishing others when they say or do things you don't like? If so you are unknowingly or knowingly creating alienation and insecurity in those around you. You are not spreading joy, love, or peace.

Read article here: The Merits of Focusing on the Bright Side

Plugging Into Your True Power Through Silence

Written by Barbara Berger.

Plugging Into Your True Power Through SilenceSilence is often the doorway to an ever deepening understanding of this thing called Life and our own true power. Silence is a wonderful place where wonderful things happen... Silence is food for the soul, a gift from the Great Universal Intelligence.

Read article here: Plugging Into Your True Power Through Silence

Suicide and the Afterlife According to Janelle

Written by Melita Harvey.

Suicide and the Afterlife According to JanelleJanelle and I first ‘met’ in 2010 when a member of her family came to me for a reading. After this particular reading I overflowed with compassion, feeling the pain of those who believe they have lost their loved ones forever.

Read article here: Suicide and the Afterlife According to Janelle

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.


* Are Older Adults More Prone To Chronic Pain?

* Are Our Smartphones Afflicting Us All With Symptoms Of ADHD?

* Being Happy In The Present Pays Off In Evolution

* Can Chicken Soup Really Cure Body And Soul?

* Can The Climate Movement Break Free From The Jobs Vs Environment Debate?

* Cherry Concentrate Can Lower Blood Pressure As Much As Drugs

* Dads Get Postnatal Depression Too

* Do Abstinence Pledges Prevent Teen Pregnancy And Sexually Transmitted Diseases?

* Do Deep Voices Make Guys More Scary Than Sexy?

* Does The G-spot Exist?

* Emotions Leave Older Adults Open To Being Swindled

* Growing Crops In The Tropics Creates A Phosphorus Dilemma

* Has Canada Turned The Corner On Childhood Obesity?

* Heartburn Pills Like Nexium May Damage Kidneys

* Here Is One Trump Comparison You Haven't Heard Yet

* Here Is What To Eat And Avoid If You Have Gout

* Here's How Kids Ruin Your Romantic Relationship

* Hormone Assaulting Toxic Phthalates Seem Everywhere

* How Children Use Their Emotions To Learn

* How Mixed Asian Couples View Culture And Race

* How Reading To Your Child Makes The Difference

* How Spirituality Can Help Us Cope With The Trials Of Aging

* How To Get Off The Couch And Into Exercise

* How To Weather The Next Few Years Of Climate Change

* How Your Garden Could Help Stop City Flooding

* More Mexicans Are Leaving The US Than Coming Across The Border

* Rhythm On The Brain, And Why We Can't Stop Dancing

* Safer Chemicals Would Benefit Both Consumers And Workers

* Saving the Planet is More Than Just Switching to Renewables

* Sea-level Rise Has Claimed Five Whole Islands In The Pacific

* The Greatest Taboo? What The Bible Says About Incest

* The Rise Of The Intelligent Automated Workforce

* Trump And Clinton : Proof That US Voting System Doesn’t Work?

* What Is It That Keeps Unruly Kids In School

* What Is Wrong With America's Civic Education

* Why Aren't More People Vegetarian?

* Why Big Cable Is Bad News for the Internet

* Why Children Who Sleep More Get Better Grades

* Why Development Should Focus On Climate Adaptation

* Why Different Painkillers Are Only Effective For Certain Types Of Pain

* Why Give Breaks to Huge Corporations When We Could Invest Down the Street?

* Why New Moms Don’t Have To Give Up On Sleep

* Why We Need A New Approach To Food Allergy Testing

* Why You Should Watch an Uplifting Movie Tonight

We add articles to the website regularly
. Rather than wait for 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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