InnerSelf Newsletter: March 5th, 2017

InnerSelf Newsletter: March 5th, 2017

Welcome... Our InnerSelf welcomes your inner self.

The new articles' theme this week could be translated into these three words: Everything is important. From the ants on the wall, to the pain that we feel, to the ugliness we perceive in ourselves or others. Everything is in our lives with a message for the present, and to shine a light towards our future.

Please scroll down to the new articles of the week... from the Editor's Choices, to the 46 additional articles on various topics.

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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A Closer Look at Unworthiness

Written by Barry Vissell.

A Closer Look at Unworthiness

Do you ever feel unworthy to receive good things in your life? It’s not an easy question to answer. Some of you are in touch with your feelings of not deserving. Some of you are not. I dare say that feelings of unworthiness are present in most of us...

Read article here:  A Closer Look at Unworthiness

The Cosmic Coincidence: Who Sent the Ants?

Written by Alan Cohen.

The Cosmic Coincidence: Who Sent the Ants?
Synchronicity, indicating “a meaningful coincidence,” is a term coined by psychologist Carl Jung after he conducted a psychotherapy session with a woman who reported she had had a dream of a golden scarab (beetle). At that very moment a rare, out of season,golden scarab flew into the room...

Read article here:  The Cosmic Coincidence: Who Sent the Ants?

Is Anything Ever Really Inevitable?

Written by Marie T. Russell, InnerSelf

Can You Fight the Inevitable?

You may have experienced situations in life where you felt there was just no point fighting "it" anymore... whatever the challenge it was you were facing. And someone may have said to you, "Why fight the inevitable?"

Read article here: Is Anything Ever Really Inevitable?

Everything You Do Is Essential, Important, and Sacred

Written by Nancy Windheart.

Everything You Do Is Sacred and Important

We are living in extraordinary times. Like many people, I’ve been riding the waves of personal and collective fear, grief, shock, chaos, hope, vulnerability, and openhearted tenderness as the reality around me in my country and in the world continues to shift.

Read article here:  Everything You Do Is Essential, Important, and Sacred

Why We're All In This Together

Written by Charles Eisenstein.

To Go From Hatred to Empathy, Ask: What Is It Like To Be You?

Normal is coming unhinged. For the last eight years it has been possible for most people (at least in the relatively privileged classes) to believe that society is sound, that the system, though creaky, basically works, and that the progressive deterioration of everything from ecology to economy is a temporary deviation...

Read article here:  Why We're All In This Together

Discovering Our “Ugliness” through Another’s Perspective

Written by Deborah Sandella PhD RN

Discovering Our “Ugliness” through Another’s Perspective

When you look at yourself through another’s perspective, you gain insights not normally available. When we are able to appreciate another’s actual experience, we don’t rely on our distorted projection of their motives; we go directly to the source...

Read article here:  Discovering Our “Ugliness” through Another’s Perspective

How Love and Oneness Are Possible in Our World

Written by Hugh Prather.

How Love and Oneness Are Possible in Our World

For most of us, the word oneness is gibberish. Perhaps it’s a concept with a nice ring, but it refers to nothing real in our experience. If we look closely, we see that we are different from every person we know in all respects.

Read article here:  How Love and Oneness Are Possible in Our World

Two articles by InnerSelf's Robert Jennings:

Why We All Need To Expose The President's Cunning Hidden Agenda

Written by Robert Jennings,

Bernie Sanders Responds With The Truth To President's Speech And Massive Con

That the American electorate is fed up with business as usual is not in dispute.

Read article here:  Why We All Need To Expose The President's Cunning Hidden Agenda

Why It's The Democrats Not The Republicans That Don't Have A Healthcare Plan

Written by Robert Jennings,

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Recently Donald Trump stated, "Who knew healthcare could be so complicated." Democrats and most everyone else laughed and made fun of him. Healthcare for the US is actually not that complicated.

Read article here:  Why It's The Democrats Not The Republicans That Don't Have A Healthcare Plan

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. 


* Active Lessons Can Boost Children's Learning And Health

* Air Pollution Exposure May Increase Risk Of Dementia

* Best Option For Cancer Fatigue Isn’t A Pill

* Can Video Gamers Teach Us The Best Way To Practice

* Could Your Fitbit Data Be Used To Deny You Health Insurance?

* How About A Bit Of Existentialism For What Ails You

* How Breast Cancer Genes Could Predict Their Best Treatment

* How Do We Keep Gardening In The Face Of A Changing Climate?

* How Internet Trolls Are Made

* How Teachers See Parents Can Influence Kids

* How The Tone Of Your Tweets Can Predict Your Diet Success

* How To Make Your Baby Sleep Better

* How To Talk To Climate Change Doubters About Global Warming

* If You Want A Stronger Economy Give Immigrants A Warm Welcome

* Is Your Smartphone Making You Shy?

* Kidney Trouble Could Surprise You If You Are On Heartburn Drugs

* New Cheaper Solar Battery Is Made With A Pee Ingredient

* Republicans Are Giving The Oil Industry What It Wants – Less Transparency

* Scientists Reveal Stark Warning On Potential Atlantic Cooling Within A Decade

* Studies Show Many Would Resort To Bribery?

* The Proposed Infrastructure Plan Won’t Bridge the Nation’s Job Gap

* There's A Link Between Intelligence And Cannabis Use

* This New Treatment Could Make Pancreatic Cancer A Manageable Disease

* This Turmoil Is Why Running A Family Business Is Not Experience For Running A Government

* Understanding The Limits Of Empathy?

* We Aren’t So Different—3 Steps to Overcome Hate and Fear

* What Is The Environmental Cost Of A Loaf Of Bread

* What Is The Importance Of Precipitable Water?

* What Would Mark Twain Think Of This President?

* When Younger Is Not Better When It Comes To Learning A Second Language

* Why America's Mass Deportation System Is Rooted In Racism

* Why Farmers And Ranchers Think The EPA Clean Water Rule Goes Too Far

* Why Insulin Therapy Is Still Hard To Manage

* Why Mass Deportations Will Hurt The Economy

* Why That Clean Swimming Pool Smell Is Actually Bad For Your Health

* Why The Closing Of Borders Is Not The Answer To Jobs and Inequality

* Why The Disability Risk Rises After Older Adults Visit ER

* Why We May Need To Rethink The Meaning Of Old Age

* Why Wealth Alone Won’t Save Billionaire Doomsday Preppers

* Why You Feel Tension When You Stretch A Muscle

* Who Says Authoritarianism Can’t Happen Here?

* You Probably Don’t Recognize Your Rivals At Work

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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