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Since all is good news (yes even the bad stuff) even if it certainly doesn't look like it at the time, we can be grateful that things are not as they seem. Because, yes, things seem to be crazy and definitely unsettling at times... but they are usually the first -- or one-thousandth -- step in a journey that we are taking... whether as individuals or as a planet.
Thus, this week, we reflect on (amongst many other articles) "Getting the Upper Hand Over Impatience", "Disillusionment: The Best Thing That Can Happen To You", "Shifting Paradigms From Ownership To Stewardship For True Abundance", and "Going With The Flow Of Unpredictability"... and more...
We invite you to read and reflect on the articles shared by our authors and let them lead you where your heart longs to guide you. Scroll down below for many more articles for your inspiration...
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 Nancy Windheart
I talk with a lot of people in the course of a week…and I can tell you that people are dealing with a lot right now. There is a huge amount of change, uncertainty, anxiety, fear, transformation, loss, grief, joy, revelation, ecstasy, and hope all happening at once.
Article is continued here: Going With The Flow Of Unpredictability
Written by Jude Bijou, M.A., M.F.T.
Are you thrown off by unforeseen complications? Are you frantic to meet deadlines or goals? Do you hate to wait? Are you a slave to the clock? Well, the price you pay is huge. First and foremost, your hurried pace and unease rob you of...
Article is continued here: Getting the Upper Hand Over Impatience
Written by Jon Mundy
The outside world, as constructed by the ego, is one gigantic multiple personality disorder. Therefore, disillusionment, or giving up on the world, is an imperative prelude to mystical awareness. American author Dan Millman, in his book Way of the Peaceful Warrior, says that disillusionment is the best thing that can happen to someone...
Article is continued here: Disillusionment: The Best Thing That Can Happen To You
Written by Barbara Berger
\We have been trained to, and have become so used to, focusing on other people and on trying to please other people. Most of us have learned from an early age to try to tune ourselves into what other people are wanting and needing. Because of this we have lost contact with ourselves. We have lost contact with our Inner...
Article is continued here: Lost Contact With Yourself? Start Listening To The Signals From Within
Written by Corinne Zupko
I used to get really freaked out by the idea that the more I turned to Love, the more the ego would roar at me and whip me back into place. I am well aware that the ego will pull out any evidence to “prove” to us that we are not of Love. Some have referred to this as an “ego backlash.”
Article is continued here: Making Room For Unstoppable Inner Peace
Written by Will Wilkinson
The Native American perspective was that we don’t own anything but we are stewards of everything. That could be described in a single word: responsibility. Ownership is onerous.
Article is continued here: Shifting Paradigms From Ownership To Stewardship For True Abundance
by Andis Sofianos, University of Heidelberg and Eugenio Proto, University of Bristol
What drives people to cooperate with each other? And what characteristics lead a person to do something that will both…
Article is continued here: How Clever People Help Societies Work Together Better
by Phoebe Roth, The Conversation
People who are unable to tan and who have moles on their skin are among those at heightened risk of developing melanoma...
Article is continued here: New Online Tool Can Predict Your Melanoma Risk
by Andrew Maynard, Arizona State University
Graphene is something of a celebrity in the world of nanoscale materials. Isolated in 2004 by Nobel Prize winners Andre…
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by Tianqing Zhu, Deakin University
It’s no secret that big tech companies like Facebook, Google, Apple and Amazon are increasingly infiltrating our…
Article is continued here: How Can Differential Privacy Protect Your Data?
by Adam Taylor, Lancaster University
The heart, so integral to life, sits in its protective cage in the chest, going about its work without any external…
Article is continued here: 6 Unusual Signs That You May Have Heart Disease
by Sinead Brophy, Swansea University
Millions of people all over the world are experiencing mental health problems. And though the causes vary, we know that…
Article is continued here: Achieving Then Failing In Primary School Is A Sign Of Future Teenage Depression
by Marc A Zimmerman, University of Michigan
Neighborhoods struggling with physical decline and high crime often become safer simply when local residents work…
Article is continued here: Want To Fight Crime? Plant Some Flowers With Your Neighbor
by Errol Salamon, University of Pennsylvania
As an expert on the history of youth journalism and media activism that blossomed in the 1960s, I see today’s students…
Article is continued here: March For Our Lives Awakens The Spirit Of Student And Media Activism Of The 1960s
Roisin Corcoran, University College Dublin
It is understood that childrens’ emotions in school are connected to their learning and academic achievement...
Article is continued here: How Best To Teach Children Social And Emotional Skills
by Ewa M Roos, University of Southern Denmark
If you take up exercise later in life, as a treatment for joint or hip pain, you should expect a small, temporary…
Article is continued here: If Your Knee Hurts, Why You Should Keep Exercising
by Marie Helweg-Larsen, Dickinson College
The new World Happiness Report again ranks Denmark among the top three happiest of 155 countries surveyed…
Article is continued here: Why Denmark Dominates The World Happiness Report Rankings Year After Year
by Nancy Gyurcsik, University of Saskatchewan and Danielle Brittain, University of Colorado
The misuse of opioids has reached crisis levels across North America. Every day in 2016, 116 Americans died from…
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by Matthew Beard, University of Notre Dame Australia
My first real awareness of our psychological attitudes to technology came from an unusual source: the British comedian…
Article is continued here: Why We Must Develop Techno-Wisdom To Prevent Technology From Consuming Us
by Anne Schwenkenbecher, Murdoch University
Antibiotic resistance is an example of a collective action problem. These are problems where what is individually…
Article is continued here: Why We Need To Rethink Our Moral Obligations To Create A Better World
by Andrew Whitehouse and Caitlin Wyrwoll, University of Western Australia
In the last few decades scientists have been discovering the many uses of vitamin D and the possible effects of not…
Article is continued here: An Early Animal Study Hints At Link Between Vitamin D And Autism
by Christine Grove and Linda Henderson, Monash University
Therapy dogs can decrease anxiety and stress in students, while getting them more excited about classroom activities.
Article is continued here: Therapy Dogs Can Help Reduce Student Stress, Anxiety And Improve School Attendance
by David Toke, University of Aberdeen
If recent trends continue for another two years, the global share of electricity from renewables excluding hydropower…
Article is continued here: The Unholy Alliance That Explains Why Renewable Energy Is Trouncing Nuclear
by Elissa Redmiles, University of Maryland
As Facebook users around the world are coming to understand, some of their favorite technologies can be used against…
Article is continued here: Think Facebook Can Manipulate You? Look Out For Virtual Reality
by Havovi Chichger, Anglia Ruskin University
With nearly 40% of the world’s population now classified as obese, and increasing evidence pointing to sugar as the…
Article is continued here: Why Artificial Sweeteners May Make You Fat
by George Ward, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
March 20 is International Day of Happiness and, as they’ve done every year, the United Nations has published the World…
Article is continued here: Why Americans Are Unhappier Than Ever – And How To Fix It
by Amelia S. Worsley, Amherst College
Former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy says the most common pathology he saw during his years of service “was not…
Article is continued here: Is Loneliness Our Modern Malaise?
by Bert Gambini-University of Buffalo
Reproductive hormones that develop during puberty are not responsible for changes in social behavior that may occur…
Article is continued here: Nope, Hormones Aren’t To Blame For Teen Social Behavior
by Dusana Dorjee, Bangor University
Meditation has been hailed as a way to boost mental health, help chronic pain, reduce stress and build a new…
Article is continued here: 6 Common Misconceptions About Meditation
by Derek W. Black, University of South Carolina
As outrage over the Parkland school shooting persists, lawmakers are looking for actual policy solutions.…
Article is continued here: Zero Tolerance Discipline Policies Won't Fix School Shootings
by Elie Chamoun, University of Guelph
While preparing food at home, or while buying prepared food from grocery stores and restaurants, salt tends to find its…
Article is continued here: Dietary Salt, The Silent Killer: How Much Is Too Much?
by Claire Cooke, University of Western Australia
When 17 students and teachers were murdered on what should have been a peaceful school day, students across the US took…
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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
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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