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In one of her articles this week, Sarah Varcas asks "Are You Ready to Be a Spiritual Warrior?" This seems to be the theme for the week. I say, it seems to be, because the theme is not a pre-selected one, but rather develops organically as the articles come together for the month. As part of the "spiritual warrior" theme, my article is entitled "When I Grow Up, I Want To Be Like Jesus".
One of the articles focuses on the "Secret Code To Living A Worry-free Life" while another (by regular contributor, Barbara Berger) states "I've Discovered The Fast Route To A Happy Life". These life changes are the result of living an aware life. Which brings us to another article on "Aware vs Unaware Thinking" while Sarah Varcas, in her second article, focuses on "Betraying Ourselves No More".
When we're not living as a spiritual warrior, we may be telling people in authority in our life (doctors, nutritionists, friends...) "Please, Just Tell Me What To Eat". Or we may be living our life based on expectations of "Worst-Case Scenarios".
The good news is, of course, that we are all spiritual warriors whether we are aware of it or not, whether we are living a balanced life or not, and whether we even wish to be one or not. We are what we are, and we are all spiritual beings in physical bodies.
This week, we bring you a total of more than 50 new articles, including eight "Editors' Choice" articles. Please scroll down for the list of "Additional Articles".
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 Marie T. Russell, InnerSelf
I was reminded lately of a thought that came to me as a child. I don't know what age I was, but I do remember that I was sitting in church on a Sunday morning. I vividly remember thinking to myself, almost as a declaration of life purpose, "when I grow up I want to be like Jesus".
Read article here: When I Grow Up, I Want To Be Like Jesus
Written by Susan Campbell and John Grey.
When we believe whatever our story-telling brain fabricates, we are pushing our own buttons! As we listen to this sort of mind chatter, our survival alarm quickly escalates to higher levels of activation. Then our upset reactions seem completely justified!
Read article here: Why Are Our Stories Worst-Case Scenarios?
Written by Marc David.
This is the greatest favor I can do for you as a nutritionist: A diet program that doesn’t tell you exactly which foods to eat and in what amounts. Empowering you to be in deeper relationship with food and with the genius in your body is the surest road to your most powerful metabolism.
Read article here: Please, Just Tell Me What To Eat
Written by Barbara Berger.
Are you suffering from what I call the ‘never good enough’ syndrome? Are you always wanting more than what is? And are you beating yourself up because you don’t have it? Are you convinced that what you have now is not as good as what your neighbors have or what your best friend has.
Read article here: I've Discovered The Fast Route To A Happy Life
Written by Sarah Varcas.
In Sagittarius, Saturn requires a broader view of our lives, beyond our personal present. It helps us identify connections between apparently random experiences and reveals how past decisions, attitudes and behaviors have painted the picture that is our life today.
Read article here: Saturn Retrograde To The Rescue: Betraying Ourselves No More
Written by Carol Kershaw, EdD and Bill Wade, PhD.
The unconscious mind may be our most valuable asset. It is the ultimate solution generator and co-creator of million-dollar ideas, works of art and music, and spectacular architectural designs.
Read article here: Your Mind Holds The Secret Code To Living A Worry-free Life
Written by Itai Ivtzan.
Many of us are obsessed with certain things such as food, sex, gambling or work, or with certain people or emotions. When it comes to these obsessions we are out of control. But all of us have one obsession that we tend to ignore: we are obsessed with thinking.
Read article here: The Thinking Obsession: Aware vs Unaware Thinking
Written by Sarah Varcas.
Mercury is retrograde between 9th April and 3rd May 2017 (GMT). This Mercury speaks of the need to trust our instincts over and above the reason of ‘common sense’ logic. There exists great mystery within this process....
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.
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