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This week we take a look at how to best deal with, and heal, dysfunctional energies... whether in our homes, our relationships, our bodies, or in the world.
Scroll down for the links to this week's seven Editor's Choice articles, as well as over 50 additional articles all listed below (dealing with topics from health, to climate, social causes, environment, politics, relationships, and much more.
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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EDITOR'S CHOICE ARTICLES
Written by Ernesto Ortiz.
Every negative event or outburst (such as an episode of sarcasm, anger, rage, or abuse) will leave an energetic imprint in your home. If you do nothing about it, you’ll essentially be allowing negativity to accumulate in your home.
Read article here: Clearing Your Home or Office of Negative Energy
Written by Sahvanna Arienta.
Why is it that we always seem to find ourselves in relationships that leave us damaged or wounded? These patterns are sometimes difficult to understand, as we cycle through connection after connection that always seem to end in heartache.
Read article here: How and Why Do We Seek Out Dysfunctional Relationships?
What we see and experience depends entirely on the angle with which it is viewed for definition. To put it another way, where we stand determines what we see. Only our attitudes, our beliefs, block us from recognizing the makeup of the world as it exists.
Read article here: The Law of Chaos: Growth Events Come In All Shapes And Sizes
Written by Barbara Jaffe, Ed.D.
No mother, no parent, can prepare for the tormented experience of the death of a child let alone begin to heal, even slightly, without help. Like many children born to fill a void in a family, I grew into a chubby, anxious little girl, with my desire to please not only my mother but also everyone.
Read article here: Are You A Replacement Child? Challenges and Letting Go
When we feel criticized (by others or by ourselves), it is often the psoas that reacts by contracting or hardening and becoming rigid. Taoists refer to the psoas as the muscle of the soul because of its connection to our deepest essence and core identity.
Read article here: Balancing The Emotional Flow Through The Psoas Muscle: Muscle of the Soul
In my book Parenting Without Power Struggles, I described three ways that parents can engage with their children: being confidently and calmly in charge, negotiating for power, or fighting their child for control.
Read article here: How To Be The Grown-Up In The Room While Raising Kids
Written by Courtney A. Walsh.
Maybe, like me...when you hear “Listen to your heart” or “Follow your bliss” you get frustrated. Irritated. Cynicalsnarky. Angryannoyed. Itchypissy. Crankycrackly. You get that “easier said than done” huffing and puffing response ready.
Read article here: Moving from the Era of Intellect to the Era of Heartuition and Heartspeak
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.
We add articles to the website daily. 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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