InnerSelf Newsletter: July 2nd, 2017

InnerSelf Newsletter: July 2nd, 2017

Welcome... Our InnerSelf welcomes your inner self.

Relationship! We all are involved in one, even if it's only a relationship with our own self. How we deal with that relationship, as well as all others, creates a basis for our life experience. It's not always smooth sailing. This week we look at the essence behind our connection with our own self, our Self (with a capital S), and with others.

We start with our connection with Life Itself in "Claim Your Inheritance and Let Life Love You" by Alan Cohen. Hugh Prather encourages us to "Let Go of Inner Conflict and Relationship Baggage". Barry Vissell writes about "The 3 Parts of Relationship Commitment" and the commitment referred to is not only for our intimate relationship but also for our commitment to Self and to Spirit.

Feeling overwhelmed by everything and everyone in your life? Read "How to Live Your Well Life Plan with Greater Efficiency" and also "Searching for the Key to Happiness?". Yet the root of our problems and the solution to them lies in "Removing The One Degree Of Separation From Love". Finding the oneness within ourselves and also between our being and everyone around us can lead to creative solutions and new pathways. Seeing through the eyes of Love (with a capital L) changes everything.

We also bring you a variety of articles on topics such as: "How Mindfulness Can Help The Shift Towards A More Sustainable Society"; "What Happens When You Become Overheated"; "How Brands Turn Customers Into Devoted Followers"; ;'Why It's Important To Understand Social Media's Dark History;" "How To Ask For A Pay Rise;" "How Electric Cars Can Power Buildings From The Parking Lot"; and many more.

Scroll down below for the short intros and links to this week's 28 new articles and this week's astrological journal.

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

Marie T. Russell
editor/publisher,
InnerSelf.com
"New Attitudes...New Possibilities"

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NEW ARTICLES THIS WEEK

Claim Your Inheritance and Let Life Love You

Written by Alan Cohen

Claim Your Inheritance and Let Life Love You

The spiritual teacher Bashar defines abundance as “the ability to do what you need to do when you need to do it.” This definition says nothing about a particular amount of money in your bank account or a specified way your support should come. There are an infinite number of ways you can be taken care of. Money is just one of them.

Read article here: Claim Your Inheritance and Let Life Love You


Letting Go of Inner Conflict and Relationship Baggage

Written by Hugh Prather

Letting Go of Inner Conflict and Relationship Baggage

It is quite sad to see how many relationship cri­ses today are not about the relationship; they are about thoughts of old relationships. These couples don’t have a chance. They can’t even experience the potential of the new relationship because they aren’t in it.

Read article here: Letting Go of Inner Conflict and Relationship Baggage


The 3 Parts of Relationship Commitment

Written by Barry Vissell

The 3 Parts of Relationship Commitment

What does it mean to be fully committed in a monogamous relationship? The traditional meaning has to do with focusing your romantic energies only upon your partner. You are not committed if you have “one foot outside the door,” meaning you are still available for romantic relationship with another person.

Read article here: The 3 Parts of Relationship Commitment


How to Live Your Well Life Plan with Greater Efficiency

Written by Briana Borten and Dr. Peter Borten

How to Live Your Well Life Plan with Greater Efficiency

Feeling chronically overwhelmed, beset by obstacles, and short on time can really get in the way of living a Well Life. Obstacles are una­voidable, but these issues can often be effectively managed by sim­ply improving your efficiency. Here are some of the best approaches we’ve found for becoming more efficient and reclaiming your time.

Read article here: How to Live Your Well Life Plan with Greater Efficiency


Searching for the Key to Happiness?

Written by Nancy E. Yearout

Searching for the Key to Happiness?

Many people are searching for fulfillment. It seems we are all searching for happiness in our materialistic world. If you search long enough, you will real­ize that...

Read article here: Searching for the Key to Happiness?


Removing The One Degree Of Separation From Love

Written by Maria Felipe

Removing The One Degree Of Separation From Love

You may think that you love your child more than your best friend, or your husband more than the store clerk. But Love is one. It has no degrees and can’t really be separated into different forms.

Read article here: Removing The One Degree Of Separation From Love


Here’s What Happens When You Become OverheatedHere’s What Happens When You Become Overheated

by Robin Tricoles, University of Arizona

Your body has a maximum operating temperature, according to a physician who knows an overheated person when she sees…

Read article here: Here’s What Happens When You Become Overheated


How Mindfulness Can Help The Shift Towards A More Sustainable SocietyHow Mindfulness Can Help The Shift Towards A More Sustainable Society

by Christine Wamsler, Lund University

We know that mindfulness can transform the life of an individual. But did you know it could also change the world? We…

Read article here: How Mindfulness Can Help The Shift Towards A More Sustainable Society


Food Evolution GMO Film Serves Up Chemical Industry AgendaFood Evolution GMO Film Serves Up Chemical Industry Agenda

by Stacy Malkan, US Right To Know

Some industry messaging efforts are so heavy-handed they end up highlighting their own PR tactics more than the message…

Read article here: Food Evolution GMO Film Serves Up Chemical Industry Agenda


How Brands Turn Customers Into Devoted FollowersHow Brands Turn Customers Into Devoted Followers

by Michael J. Armstrong, Brock University; Maxim Voronov, and Wesley S. Helms

Many consumers like the products they buy, but some people go beyond liking. They actively advocate for the companies…

Read article here: How Brands Turn Customers Into Devoted Followers


1 In 3 Humans Harbors This Sneaky Parasite1 In 3 Humans Harbors This Sneaky Parasite

by Kara Gavin, University of Michigan

One in three people has a potentially nasty parasite hiding in the body—tucked away in tiny cysts that the immune…

Read article here: 1 In 3 Humans Harbors This Sneaky Parasite


Are Robots Taking Over The World's Finance Jobs?Are Robots Taking Over The World's Finance Jobs?

by Nafis Alam, Sunway University and Graham Kendall, University of Nottingham

The year is 2030. You’re in a business school lecture hall, where just a handful of students are attending a finance…

Read article here: Are Robots Taking Over The World's Finance Jobs?


Autistic People Are 3 Times More Likely To Have HallucinationsAutistic People Are 3 Times More Likely To Have Hallucinations

by Elizabeth Milne, University of Sheffield

Do you ever hear a sound when there is nothing around to explain it? Or perhaps you have the feeling that someone is…

Read article here: Autistic People Are 3 Times More Likely To Have Hallucinations


Why 1 In 5 People Could Be A Refugee By 2100 Why 1 In 5 People Could Be A Refugee By 2100

by Blaine Friedlander, Cornell University

In the year 2100, 2 billion people—about one-fifth of the world’s population—could become refugees due to rising ocean…

Read article here: Why 1 In 5 People Could Be A Refugee By 2100


Why It's Important To Understand Social Media's Dark History Why It's Important To Understand Social Media's Dark History

by Nicholas Bowman, West Virginia University

It was in April 2016 that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg announced that the social media platform was providing its…

Read article here: Why It's Important To Understand Social Media's Dark History


How To Ask For A Pay Rise How To Ask For A Pay Rise

by Mara Olekalns, Melbourne Business School

When Reserve Bank governor Philip Lowe argued that the real source of workers’ unhappiness was an unwillingness to…

Read article here: How To Ask For A Pay Rise


Our Hunter Gatherer Past Taught Our Brains To Love ExerciseOur Hunter Gatherer Past Taught Our Brains To Love Exercise

by Alexis Blue, University of Arizona

The link between exercise and the brain may be a product of our evolutionary history and past as hunter-gatherers…

Read article here: Our Hunter Gatherer Past Taught Our Brains To Love Exercise


How Climate Change Is Making Cities Sick How Climate Change Is Making Cities Sick

by Malcolm Araos; James Ford, and Stephanie Austin, McGill University

Urban Canadians are feeling the impact of climate change. Flooding in Quebec this spring damaged nearly 1,900 homes in…

Read article here: How Climate Change Is Making Cities Sick


Why Young People Need Diverse BooksWhy Young People Need Diverse Books

by Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez, YES! Magazine

All children need to see inspiring, courageous characters–who look like them–in literature.

Read article here: Why Young People Need Diverse Books


Is The Math Of Life And Death Our Secret Weapon In The Fight Against DiseaseIs The Math Of Life And Death Our Secret Weapon In The Fight Against Disease

by Christian Yates, University of Bath

Maths is the language of science. It crops up everywhere from physics to engineering and chemistry

Read article here: Is The Math Of Life And Death Our Secret Weapon In The Fight Against Disease


GOP Health Care Would Make Rural America's Distress Much Worse GOP Health Care Would Make Rural America's Distress Much Worse

by Claire Snell-Rood, University of California, Berkeley and Cathleen Willging, University of New Mexico

Much has been made of the distress and discontent in rural areas during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Few…

Read article here: GOP Health Care Would Make Rural America's Distress Much Worse


wonder woman and feminism Is Wonder Woman A Feminist Icon Or Symbol Of Oppression?

by Lina Abirafeh, Lebanese American University

It’s been a busy – and controversial – year for Wonder Woman. In October 2016, the United Nations made a curious…

Read article here: Is Wonder Woman A Feminist Icon Or Symbol Of Oppression?


How Electric Cars Can Power Buildings From The Parking LotHow Electric Cars Can Power Buildings From The Parking Lot

by Luke Walton, University of Warwick

Using energy stored in the batteries of electric vehicles to power large buildings not only provides electricity for…

Read article here: How Electric Cars Can Power Buildings From The Parking Lot


How Our Pets Strengthen Neighborhood TiesHow Our Pets Strengthen Neighborhood Ties

by Lisa Wood, University of Western Australia

Talk to any pet owner and you are bound to invoke stories about the joy and companionship of having a pet. But evidence…

Read article here: How Our Pets Strengthen Neighborhood Ties


Why The Effect On Your Brain To A Low-carb Diet Is Similar To An Illicit DrugWhy The Effect On Your Brain To A Low-carb Diet Is Similar To An Illicit Drug

by Andrew Brown, UNSW

Some people on very low-carb diets say they feel euphoric, have clear minds and lose their appetite.

Read article here: Why The Effect On Your Brain To A Low-carb Diet Is Similar To An Illicit Drug


Ancient DNA Reveals How Cats Conquered The WorldAncient DNA Reveals How Cats Conquered The World

by Janet Hoole, Keele University

Humans may have had pet cats for as long as 9,500 years. In 2004, archaeologists in Cyprus found a complete cat…

Read article here: Ancient DNA Reveals How Cats Conquered The World


How To Navigate The Tricky Waters Of Being A StepdadHow To Navigate The Tricky Waters Of Being A Stepdad

by Joshua Gold, University of South Carolina

The American family is evolving. Fifty years ago, a nuclear family of two biological parents and children was the norm.

Read article here: How To Navigate The Tricky Waters Of Being A Stepdad


Eating Late May Wreak Havoc On Your BodyEating Late May Wreak Havoc On Your Body

by Greg Richter, University of Pennsylvania

Eating late at night could be worse for your health than you might think.

Read article here: Eating Late May Wreak Havoc On Your Body


horoscope this week

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. 


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