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“As above, so below, as within, so without, as the universe, so the soul…” (This quote is attributed to Hermes Trismegistus, author of Hermetic Corpus, and was found inside his tomb.)
The subject of this quote is the theme of this week's edition of InnerSelf. What is within us affects the outside, and what is outside affects the inside.
This includes "non-tangible" or "non-touchable" things such as the sound of humming (Hum Your Way to Health and Well-Being), the language of flowers (Healing and Communicating Using The Language of Flowers), the energy of tattoos (Tattoos Through The Lens Of Consciousness), our inner beings (yes, plural) (How To Strengthen Your Inner Nurturer Voice), our energetic connection with others (Practicing The Art Of High-Quality Connections), and our habits (We Are Not The Helpless Slaves Of Our Habits). None of these are "physical things" per se, but their energy is powerful and affects our lives not only energetically, but physically as well.
Scroll down below for the titles and links to these articles and many 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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NEW ARTICLES THIS WEEK
Written by Lisa Barretta
Believe it or not, your tattoo, and what it represents, is captured in your consciousness. It is immortally etched into your cellular memory and will either enhance or lower your vibration, based on the intention and emotions imbued at its creation.
Article is continued here: Tattoos Through The Lens Of Consciousness
Written by Cheralyn Darcey
Flowers and plants describe the attributes that they hold through their form, function and behaviour. The way they grow and attract pollinators; the way they look, smell, taste, feel and even sound, are all indications of this. From closely observing these factors, we have an opening into the world of the language of plants.
Article is continued here: Healing and Communicating Using The Language of Flowers
Written by Kavitha Chinnaiyan, MD
Do you ever wonder why you do things specifically the way you do? Whether I’m reading a patient’s echocardiogram or loading the dishwasher, I have “a way” to do it, which is different from someone else’s “way.” How does this happen?
Article is continued here: We Are Not The Helpless Slaves Of Our Habits
Written by Michael J. Gelb
Practicing the art of connection in small, seemingly insignificant everyday actions is the key to being able to utilize it when you’re confronting a challenge with someone at work or a crisis in any relationship. As you explore building rapport with cashiers, waiters, and others, you’ll be setting the stage for greater skill in building the relationships that matter the most...
Article is continued here: Practicing The Art Of High-Quality Connections
Written by Julie M. Simon
Most of us can access a supportive voice when we speak to small children or animals. That’s your Inner Nurturer voice! It may feel difficult to access if you haven’t practiced it very often, but it’s there. If you have trouble accessing your own Inner Nurturer voice, you can...
Article is continued here: How To Strengthen Your Inner Nurturer Voice
Written by Jonathan Goldman and Andi Goldman
Sound is an exceptionally powerful energy. It has the ability to stimulate the release of hormones in the body, to reduce the stress response and induce relaxation, to penetrate to body and affect us at a cellular level, to rearrange molecular structure, and to shape matter itself.
Article is continued here: Hum Your Way to Health and Well-Being
by Tara Leong, University of the Sunshine Coast
Not long ago, fat was the evil dietary villain. Before that it was salt. Now the sugar-free diet has exploded onto the…
Article is continued here: Why You Don't Need To Quit Sugar To Improve Your Health
by Sylvain Charlebois, Dalhousie University
Canadians love meat. Many of us have been dedicated to our favourite protein source for years. But other sources of…
Article is continued here: Young Canadians Lead The Charge To A Meatless Canada
by Stephanie Van Hook, YES! Magazine
Forget Monopoly. There are new games that challenge us to turn our competitive drive toward solving social problems.
Article is continued here: Imagine a Board Game Where You Still Like Your Friends at the End
by Thad Zajdowicz Lisa Bitel, University of Southern California
On March 17, people around the world will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by parading in green hats, sporting images of…
Article is continued here: 10 Things To Know About The Real St. Patrick
by Sharon George, Keele University
As interest grows in self-sufficient, sustainable communities, and fears over Europe’s reliance on gas imports…
Article is continued here: Is It Possible To Live Off-Grid?
by Ruben Meerman and Andrew Brown, UNSW
The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off…
Article is continued here: When We Lose Weight, Where Does It Go?
by Trina Hamilton, University at Buffalo and Winifred Curran, DePaul University
There are many indexes that aim to rank how green cities are. But what does it actually mean for a city to be green or…
Article is continued here: Sustainable Cities Need More Than Parks, Cafés And A Riverwalk
by Kevin Anderson, University of Manchester
Imagine then an enlightened “quantitative easing” transferring resources not to banks, but to mobilise a rapid…
Article is continued here: Hope From Chaos: Can Political Upheaval Lead To A New Green Epoch?
by Chris West, University of York; et al
If you’re one of the millions of people concerned about the growing pressures that our food habits are placing on the environment, then you’ve probably felt confused, conflicted or downright overwhelmed by your own food choices on more than a few occasions.
Article is continued here: Sustainable Diets Will Remain A Minefield Until...
by Shaun M. Dougherty, University of Connecticut and Michael Gottfried, University of California, Santa Barbara
Each year in the United States, approximately 5 to 7.5 million students in the nation’s K-12 schools miss a month or…
Article is continued here: How Chronic Absenteeism Threatens America's Schools
by Yasmin Anwar, University Of California, Berkeley
For older adults, slow and speedy brain waves must sync up at exactly the right moment during sleep to move new…
Article is continued here: How This Keeps Older Adults From Saving Memories During Sleep
by Noortje Uphoff, University of York
Poverty remains a widespread problem. In the UK, 30% of children are growing up in poverty. More than half of these…
Article is continued here: Growing Up In Poverty – Even If You Escape It – Weakens Later Health
by Janet M. Lord, University of Birmingham
The tradition of sending a telegram to every British citizen on their 100th birthday was started just over 100 years ago by George V, who sent out just nine letters. Last year, the Queen had to sign over 16,000 birthday letters.
Article is continued here: How Exercise Can Slow The Aging Process
by Gery Karantzas, Deakin University
Infidelity highlights the potential fragility of our closest and most important of relationships. But despite the blunt…
Article is continued here: Why People Have Affairs, And How To Deal With Them
by Sarah Stitzlein, University of Cincinnati
In scenes unprecedented in previous school shootings, the past few weeks have been marked by students taking to the…
Article is continued here: Teaching Students How To Dissent Is Part Of Democracy
by Sarah Desmarais, North Carolina State University
In the wake of mass shootings and other tragedies, a frequent refrain is: Why don’t we get those dangerous people off…
Article is continued here: Why Mental Health Treatment Is Not An Easy Solution To Violence
by Evita March, Federation University Australia
When it comes to presenting yourself online – such as your profile pic for Facebook or even Tinder – which type of…
Article is continued here: How To Make The Cheerleader Effect Work In Your Favor
by Oliver Witard, Kevin Tipton, and Lee Hamilton, University of Stirling
Do vegan bodybuilders have the edge? A recent study was reported as showing plant-based protein was more effective for…
Article is continued here: What's The Best Source Of Protein For Building Muscle?
by Dorothy Ann Lee, University of Divinity
Who was Mary Magdalene? What do we know about her? And how do we know it?
Article is continued here: Who Was Mary Magdalene? Debunking The Myth Of The Penitent Prostitute
by Angela Phillips, Goldsmiths, University of London
The internet was expected to renew democracy, tackle the hegemony of the monopoly news providers and draw us all into a…
Article is continued here: 7 Myths Of The Social Media Age
by Tim Dean, University of Sydney
It would be easy to conclude that there’s a deficit of morality in the world today. That if only people were more…
Article is continued here: The Greatest Moral Challenge Of Our Time Is How We Think About Morality Itself
by Sze-Yen Tan, Deakin University
In nutrition, sugar refers to simple carbohydrates consisting of one or two basic carbohydrate units such as glucose…
Article is continued here: White, Brown, Raw, Honey: Which Type Of Sugar Is Best?
by Nicolas Geeraert, University of Essex
The academic discipline of psychology was developed largely in North America and Europe.
Article is continued here: Knowledge About Different Cultures Is Shaking The Foundations Of Psychology
by Darrin Durant, University of Melbourne
Should expert knowledge be limited to providing a servant role in democracies, or elevated to that of a partner?
Article is continued here: The Role Of Expertise And Knowledge In Democracy
by Todd Bates-Rutgers University
A high-fiber diet may boost a group of gut bacteria that can benefit people with type 2 diabetes, according to a new…
Article is continued here: High-fiber Foods May Boost Gut Bacteria To Control Diabetes
by Patti Verbanas-Rutgers University
Researchers have created a mathematical model that shows how selfies and other photos taken at close range can distort…
Article is continued here: Why Selfies Make Your Nose Look Bigger
by Jim Logan-UC Santa Barbara
New research strongly suggests the days of high manufacturing employment in the United States, and just about every…
Article is continued here: Why Manufacturing Jobs Aren’t Likely To Return To The US
by Jamie Gruman, University of Guelph
National Day of Unplugging is soon upon us. For the good of your mental and physical health, unplug your smartphone…
Article is continued here: Why You Should Unplug From 24 Hours
Written 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 this week's journal here
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