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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
"New Attitudes...New Possibilities"
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NEW ARTICLES THIS WEEK
Written by Alan Cohen
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
Written by Hugh Prather
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
Written by Barry Vissell
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
Written by Briana Borten and Dr. Peter Borten
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
Written by Nancy E. Yearout
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?
Written by Maria Felipe
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
by Andrew Brown, UNSW
Some people on very low-carb diets say they feel euphoric, have clear minds and lose their appetite.
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
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
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
Astrological Journal for the Week
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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