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This week we look at "hidden messages"... These are the messages from our unconscious beliefs, from our inner children, from our body, from our environment, and from our heart... And we discover that these messages are not really hidden as much as unheard, or not paid attention to. Yet the messages (and their blessings) are present for all of us at all times...
Scroll down below for the featured articles this week, and for all the new articles as well.
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 Erika Flint
As the subconscious mind takes in information from the outside world, things that tend to consistently happen in a particular way begin to form into beliefs. Then these beliefs can become “truths” to us - something we know to be true and don’t question anymore. In many cases these “truths” can be helpful...
Article is continued here: Things - and Beliefs - Hiding in Plain Sight
Written by Mary Mueller Shutan
We like to think of ourselves as one congruent identity, one Self. Whether we are a forty-five-year-old businessman, a twenty-year-old college student or a seventy-year-old retiree, what we think of ourselves is based on what we are currently doing and who we believe ourselves to be.
Article is continued here: Working with Your Inner Children
Written by Jeff D. Nixa
Following the Heart Path is not complicated. A child can do it. But the resistance from inside your mind and from the world around you creates a lot of static in the signal and can be very difficult to navigate through. These challenges arise at every stage.
Article is continued here: Finding Your Way Home: The Heart Path as a Hero’s Journey
Written by Alan Cohen
It was one of those days when the world was supposed to come to an end. The planets had achieved the crucial alignment, the ancient prophecies were being fulfilled, and psychics confirmed this would be the turning point. Hordes of people were rushing to safety at spiritual power places around the globe...
Article is continued here: Where Is The Holiest Spot on Earth?
Written by Michel Odoul
After many years of practicing energy techniques, specifically shiatsu, I have been able to realize to what extent, for each one of us, our body speaks to us (shouting even) about what we are really experiencing in the depths of ourself. Our deepest reality, our nonconscious, our mind, our soul -- whatever your preferred term is -- speaks to us constantly, telling us what isn't working.
Article is continued here: Each Part of the Body Has A Symbolic Message System
Written by Joyce Vissell
Several days ago we attended the Cultural Awareness Program at Mt. Madonna School where our grandson is in first grade. His grade of ten adorable students reenacted a Buddhist story from Cambodia. In this story a single mother has three grown sons. She is very concerned that her sons do not help her or anyone else, and care only about money...
Article is continued here: The Golden Key to Lasting Happiness
by Linda B. Glaser-Cornell University
Researchers have uncovered exactly where a key protein forms before it triggers the flowering process in plants.
Article is continued here: How Flowers Know When It’s Time To Bloom?
by Sacha Molitorisz, University of Technology Sydney
Facebook announced last week it would discontinue the partner programs that allow advertisers to use third-party data…
Article is continued here: It's Time For Third-party Data Brokers To Emerge From The Shadows
by Laura Bailey-University of Michigan
A review of studies on exercise and happiness addresses some lingering questions about the effects of physical activity…
Article is continued here: We Know Exercise Fights Depression, But What If You’re Happy?
by Eugene Vorobeychik, Vanderbilt University
As states begin to receive millions of federal dollars to secure the 2018 primary and general elections, officials…
Article is continued here: How Paper Trails And Random Audits Could Easily Secure All Elections
by Jane Tiller and Paul Lacaze, Monash University
You might be intrigued by what your genes could tell you about your ancestry or the health risks hidden in your DNA. If…
Article is continued here: 5 Things To Consider Before Ordering A DNA Test
by Markus Hagemann, Utrecht University and Andrzej Ancygier, New York University
In 2016, more renewable energy was added to the global grid than ever before, and at a lower cost. A global energy…
Article is continued here: It Only Takes A Few Countries To Kickstart A Decarbonisation Revolution
by Sherry Hamby, Sewanee: The University of the South
Appalachian attitudes about technology’s role in daily life are extremely sophisticated – and turn out to be both…
Article is continued here: How To Resist Technology, Appalachian Style
by David Armstrong, Flinders University
Suspension and expulsion is widely used in Australia, the UK and the US to respond to problematic behavior. But…
Article is continued here: Why Suspending Or Expelling Students Often Does More Harm Than Good
by Melanie Green, University at Buffalo
People disagree all the time, but not all disagreements lead to the same levels of stress. Even though people can be…
Article is continued here: Why Is It So Stressful To Talk Politics With The "Other Side"?
by Amy Irwin, University of Aberdeen
A French waiter hit the headlines in March 2018 when he contested his dismissal from a Canadian restaurant for his…
Article is continued here: Being Polite May Not Be A Universal Concept
by Fiona Wilson, Trinity College Dublin.
Most people think that the human spine is one of evolution’s great flaws. After all, around 80% of adults suffer from…
Article is continued here: The Best Way To Avoid Back Pain Is To Lift Heavy Things
by Hilary Bungay, Anglia Ruskin University
The idea of arts on prescription and social prescribing may seem like a new one, but it is actually more than 10 years…
Article is continued here: How A Prescription For Creativity Can Improve Mental And Physical Health
by Fiona E. McNeill, McMaster University
We poisoned ourselves with lead during the 20th century in most industrial nations. We used the metal widely, because…
Article is continued here: Why We Should Not Be Complacent About Lead Exposure
by Marguerite Johnson, University of Newcastle
Professor Mary Beard’s latest book Women & Power: A Manifesto is a short, sharp analysis of women in the West and their…
Article is continued here: The Long Tradition Of Women Being Told To Shut Up
by Amitrajeet A. Batabyal, Rochester Institute of Technology
Most Americans who get married today believe they are choosing their own partners after falling in love with them.…
Article is continued here: What Meeting Your Spouse Online Has In Common With Arranged Marriage
by Kate Steinbeck, University of Sydney
The idea that four-year-old boys have a spurt of testosterone is often used to explain challenging behaviour at this…
Article is continued here: Do Boys Really Have A Testosterone Spurt At Age Four?
by Martin Stevens, Associate Professor of Sensory and Evolutionary Ecology, University of Exeter
Charles Darwin and his contemporary Alfred Wallace both appreciated the functions of deception in their theory of…
Article is continued here: How Animals And Plants Trick And Deceive
by Bernie Carter, Edge Hill University
Maintaining good posture is not something we think about in our everyday lives. We perhaps take it for granted that we…
Article is continued here: Why Poor Posture In People With Disabilities Can Be Fatal
by Edward Barbier and Terry Iverson, Colorado State University
Far from protecting U.S. interests, the tariffs are bound to stifle the current solar boom, destroying American jobs…
Article is continued here: Better Ways To Foster Solar Innovation And Save Jobs Than Tariffs
by Simon Hayhoe, University of Bath
Even in the 20th century, it was commonly believed that people born blind were unable to have a true understanding of…
Article is continued here: How A Blind Artist Is Challenging Our Understanding Of Color
by Dwayne Brown, York University, Canada
Mental health and emotional intelligence must be a focus in communities like this — communities that are home to…
Article is continued here: Why Emotional Intelligence Is Life And Death Where I'm From
by Daniel G. Saunders, University of Michigan
In a widely read blog post, Jennifer Willoughby wrote this phrase after each of the many reasons she gave for enduring…
Article is continued here: Why It's So Hard For Women To Leave Abusive Relationships
by Erin McHenry-Sorber, West Virginia University
Following the success of the West Virginia teachers strike earlier this year that led to a 5 percent pay raise,…
Article is continued here: 5 Things To Know About The Teachers' Strike In Oklahoma
by Rick Hellman-University of Kansas
It takes more than 200 hours before someone can be considered a close friend, according to a new study that explores…
Article is continued here: Just How Long Does It Take To Make A Close Friend?
by Margaret Kristin Merga, Curtin University; et al
Reading to your child is one of the most successful ways of instilling a love of reading in them. Children typically…
Article is continued here: 5 Tips To Help You Make The Most Of Reading To Your Children
by Lisa Fazio, Vanderbilt University
Research from cognitive psychology shows that people are naturally poor fact-checkers and it is very difficult for us…
Article is continued here: Why You Stink At Fact Checking
by Jordi Paps, University of Essex
Science fiction writers can’t seem to agree on the rules of time travel. Sometimes, as in Doctor Who, characters can…
Article is continued here: Would Standing On The First Butterfly Really Change The History Of Evolution?
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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