InnerSelf Newsletter: April 29th, 2018

InnerSelf Newsletter: April 29th, 2018

Welcome... Our InnerSelf welcomes your inner self.

One of the articles this week has in the title: " As Within, So Without" and that is the theme this week. It all starts inside... and then manifests in the external world... whether we're talking about our health and vitality (Are You Holding Your Breath?), our guidance (How Paying Attention To Your Dreams Can Save Your Life), our happiness (The Shocking Truth About Happiness), and our spirituality (Walking the Mystical Path of Oneness).

We've been conditioned to look outside of ourselves for answers... whether through our loved ones, teachers, leaders, churches, law-makers. However, the only proper place, for answers that are relevant and pertinent to our own self, is within our own being through our own inner connection to Love. While others may be well-intentioned in providing you with what they feel is the answer for you, only you can tune in and see if the outside suggestions resonate in your being as truth for you.

Our authors share their path or their vision in hopes of sparking within you a recognition of your own truth and they provide methods and tools for you to arrive at your own "ah-ha" moments of "in-lightenment".

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

The Shocking Truth About Happiness

Written by Barbara Berger

The Shocking Truth About Happiness

Looking back, I see how much of my life I spent worrying about stuff or being nervous and insecure about stuff or not really enjoying the fullness and richness of my life. I had to admit that to myself. Because it seemed to me – in retrospect...

Article is continued here: The Shocking Truth About Happiness


Walking the Mystical Path of Oneness

Written by Jon Mundy

Walking the Mystical Path of Oneness

It is fair to say that many folks today are abandoning tra­ditional religion in favor of a deeper, more contemplative spiritual life. Mysticism is becoming more mainstream, and religious dogma is less likely to be accepted without ques­tion.

Article is continued here: Walking the Mystical Path of Oneness


How Paying Attention To Your Dreams Can Save Your Life

Written by Larry Burk and Kathleen O’Keefe-Kanavos

How Paying Attention To Your Dreams Can Save Your Life

Dreams have provided useful information in medical diagnosis for centuries, beginning in ancient times with the shamanic traditions of the indigenous cultures around the world.

Article is continued here: How Paying Attention To Your Dreams Can Save Your Life


Are You Holding Your Breath? What Takes Your Breath Away?

Written by Jacob Liberman, O.D., Ph.D.

Are You Holding Your Breath? What Takes Your Breath Away?

The word spirit, from the Latin spiritus, means “breath” and is also associated with “light.” Anything that interrupts the breath weakens the life force, diminishing our light. When we hold our breath, we obstruct our ability to see, be, and respond to life. Our spirit, our breath, and our light are inseparable.

Article is continued here: Are You Holding Your Breath? What Takes Your Breath Away?


As Within, So Without: How To Be The Change

Written by Will Wilkinson

As Within, So Without: How To Be The Change

Today, millions of previously gracious, loving individuals have been enrolled in madness. They, or perhaps we, now hate the President and rage against a rigged system. Self-righteousness doesn’t alter the frequency of our personal energetic broadcasts, be they loving or hateful. We witness the reflection as escalating “terrorism” of various kinds. As within, so without.

Article is continued here: As Within, So Without: How To Be The Change


Why It's So Hard For Doctors To Understand Your Pain

Why It's So Hard For Doctors To Understand Your Pain

by Karen Sibert, University of California, Los Angeles

Each person experiences pain differently, from an emotional perspective as well as a physical one, and responds to pain…

Article is continued here: Why It's So Hard For Doctors To Understand Your Pain


Yes, Your Kids Can Run All Day – They’ve Got Muscles Like Endurance Athletes

Yes, Your Kids Can Run All Day – They’ve Got Muscles Like Endurance Athletes

by Anthony Blazevich, Edith Cowan University and Sébastien Ratel, Université Clermont Auvergne

Most of us know children who can run and play for hours and hours, taking only short rests.

Article is continued here: Yes, Your Kids Can Run All Day – They’ve Got Muscles Like Endurance Athletes


Female Firefighters Defy Old Ideas Of Who Can Be An American Hero

Female Firefighters Defy Old Ideas Of Who Can Be An American Hero

by Lorraine Dowler, Pennsylvania State University

Five women graduated from New York City’s Fire Academy on April 18, 2018, bringing the number of women serving in the…

Article is continued here: Female Firefighters Defy Old Ideas Of Who Can Be An American Hero


8 Things That Should Be Included In Screen Guidelines For Students

8 Things That Should Be Included In Screen Guidelines For Students

by Brendon Hyndman and Noella Mackenzie, Charles Sturt University

One of the biggest issues modern schools and parents have to encounter is how to manage students’ electronic use. The…

Article is continued here: 8 Things That Should Be Included In Screen Guidelines For Students


Is Your Sleep On Weekends Messing Up The Week?

Is Your Sleep On Weekends Messing Up The Week?

by Chanapa Tantibanchachai-Johns Hopkins

Most Americans go to sleep later on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights than during the week, a new analysis confirms.…

Article is continued here: Is Your Sleep On Weekends Messing Up The Week?


Do You Know The Lifestyle Factors That Cause Cancer?

Do You Know The Lifestyle Factors That Cause Cancer?

by Samuel Smith, University of Leeds and Lion Shahab, UCL

About a third of cancers could be prevented with lifestyle changes – that’s roughly a million cases of cancer in Europe…

Article is continued here: Do You Know The Lifestyle Factors That Cause Cancer?


Our Centuries Long Quest For A Quiet Place

Our Centuries-Long Quest For A Quiet Place

by InnerSelf Staff

The history of this quest for quietness, which I’ve explored by digging through archives, reveals something of a…

Article is continued here: Our Centuries-Long Quest For A Quiet Place


Why The Internet Is Not Designed For People

Why The Internet Is Not Designed For People

by Gordon Hull, University of North Carolina

As a scholar of the social and political implications of technology, I would argue the internet is designed to be…

Article is continued here: Why The Internet Is Not Designed For People


How Much Money Do Trees Save Your City?

How Much Money Do Trees Save Your City?

by Theodore Endreny, State University of New York

Megacities are on the rise. There are currently 47 such areas around the globe, each housing more than 10 million…

Article is continued here: How Much Money Do Trees Save Your City?


New Clues To Genetics Of Depression

New Clues To Genetics Of Depression

by Tom Hughes-UNC

Researchers have identified 44 genomic variants, or loci, with a statistically significant association with depression.…

Article is continued here: New Clues To Genetics Of Depression


Why Free Preschool Makes The Most Economic and Social Sense

Why Free Preschool Makes The Most Economic and Social Sense

by Gordon Cleveland, University of Toronto

As an economist at the University of Toronto who has researched child-care policy for the last 30 years, and the main…

Article is continued here: Why Free Preschool Makes The Most Economic and Social Sense


Why That Cigarette, Chocolate Bar, Or New Handbag Feels So Good

Why That Cigarette, Chocolate Bar, Or New Handbag Feels So Good

by James Kesby, The University of Queensland

Problems with our ability to manage or maintain our pursuit of pleasure often lie at the root of many neuropsychiatric…

Article is continued here: Why That Cigarette, Chocolate Bar, Or New Handbag Feels So Good


How Simple Lifestyle Choices Can Change Our Brain To Cope With Disease

How Simple Lifestyle Choices Can Change Our Brain To Cope With Disease

by Yen Ying Lim, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health

Our life expectancy has increased dramatically over the past several decades, with advances in medical research…

Article is continued here: How Simple Lifestyle Choices Can Change Our Brain To Cope With Disease


Organic Agriculture Is Going Mainstream, But Not The Way You Think

Organic Agriculture Is Going Mainstream, But Not The Way You Think

by Jeremy Lawrence Caradonna, University of Victoria

One of the biggest knocks against the organics movement is that it has begun to ape conventional agriculture, adopting…

Article is continued here: Organic Agriculture Is Going Mainstream, But Not The Way You Think


Can Mind-Bending Drugs And Devices Make Us Smarter?

Can Mind-Bending Drugs And Devices Make Us Smarter?

by Siobhan Schabrun, Western Sydney University

Demand for drugs and devices that can enhance brain functions such as memory, creativity, attention and intelligence…

Article is continued here: Can Mind-Bending Drugs And Devices Make Us Smarter?


When You Need To Negotiate, Moderate-Intensity Anger May Help

When You Need To Negotiate, Moderate-Intensity Anger May Help

by Jeff Falk, Rice University

During negotiations, high-intensity anger elicits smaller concessions than moderate-intensity anger, a new study…

Article is continued here: When You Need To Negotiate, Moderate-Intensity Anger May Help


Psoriasis And Arthritis Can Increase Heart Attack and Stroke Risk

Psoriasis And Arthritis Can Increase Heart Attack and Stroke Risk

by Roxanne Cooksey, Swansea University

Arthritis is the leading cause of pain and disability in the UK. The disorder typically causes pain and inflammation in…

Article is continued here: Psoriasis And Arthritis Can Increase Heart Attack and Stroke Risk


How To Know When Insurance and Extended Warranties Are Worth The Cost

How To Know When Insurance and Extended Warranties Are Worth The Cost

by Jay L. Zagorsky, The Ohio State University

Offers of extended warranties are increasingly becoming the norm for TVs and other relatively inexpensive goods.

Article is continued here: How To Know When Insurance and Extended Warranties Are Worth The Cost


Does Age Difference Matter In Relationships?

Does Age Difference Matter In Relationships?

by Gery Karantzas, Deakin University

Romantic couples with a large age gap often raise eyebrows. Studies have found partners with more than a ten-year gap…

Article is continued here: Does Age Difference Matter In Relationships?


It's Market Forces That Are Driving A Clean Energy Revolution In The US

It's Market Forces That Are Driving A Clean Energy Revolution In The US

by Bill Ritter, Jr., Colorado State University

Transforming U.S. energy systems away from coal and toward clean renewable energy was once a vision touted mainly by…

Article is continued here: It's Market Forces That Are Driving A Clean Energy Revolution In The US


Are Know-It-Alls More Ignorant Than They’ll Admit?

Are Know-It-Alls More Ignorant Than They’ll Admit?

by Jared Wadley-University of Michigan

People who think their knowledge and beliefs are superior to others are especially prone to overestimating what they…

Article is continued here: Are Know-It-Alls More Ignorant Than They’ll Admit?


Why Wind Energy Is Growing So Fast

Why Wind Energy Is Growing So Fast

by John Hall, University at Buffalo

The wind industry is growing quickly around the world, especially in China and the U.S., where the total amount of…

Article is continued here: Why Wind Energy Is Growing So Fast


Why Weight May Not Be Why Obesity Damages Knees

Why Weight May Not Be Why Obesity Damages Knees

by Susanne Pallo-University of Rochester

The gut microbiome could be the culprit behind arthritis and joint pain that plagues people who are obese, according to…

Article is continued here: Why Weight May Not Be Why Obesity Damages Knees


How Images Change Our Race Bias

How Images Change Our Race Bias

by S. Brent Rodriguez-Plate, Hamilton College

Images are not static. They grab our attention, incite desire, alter our relations to others, and tweak our beliefs, as…

Article is continued here: How Images Change Our Race Bias


Astrological Journal for the Week

Written by Pam Younghans

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Pam YounghansThis 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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