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This week we share some of the ways that our actions make a difference... from where we choose to place a tattoo (if we choose to get one), to identifying where our stressful thoughts come from and if they really belong to us, to connecting with where our traumas really come from and clearing them from our energetic space. We need to pay attention to where we've been and where we're going!
Eileen Workman gives an overview of the four turnings and gives an encouraging view on where we are headed, and also what we each need to do to get there. Listening to the media and to the people around us may lead us to think that we are "headed to hell in a hand-basket", however, we are still the ones in charge of guiding the direction we are going in. The horses may be a bit temperamental and a bit wild and hard to turn around, but if we join together with like-minded people and, as Pam Younghans states in this week astrological journal, "If this "shaking us out of our complacency" sounds somewhat familiar...we're starting to see a major theme develop for our times, confirmed by more than one astrological event."
So while we might have been complacent in the past and let others choose the direction of our "hand-basket", we are now saying "Now wait a minute! This is my life and my world, and you're not going to lead me to hell. I choose to create heaven on earth, and I know others agree with me, and we're going to take action and make things right."
It's time to change our focus from "reality shows" and pay attention instead to the reality show we are living in. I encourage you to find like-minded folks and take whatever action you can to make a difference and to turn this boat around. Some people may say it's too late, but as the song goes, "It Ain't Over 'til It's Over". The love we have for each other is real, and the more we focus on it and act on it, the better we can make our world... Goodbye complacency, and hello "We can do it!"
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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 Barbara Berger
The moment we can ask ourselves “Does this thought have anything to do with reality?” “Is this thought true?” we are starting to wake up. This understanding breaks the bondage, which is our total identification with thoughts, and empowers us to wake up from the dream state.
Article is continued here: Where Do Our Stressful Thoughts And Beliefs Come From?
Written by Mary Mueller Shutan
Our past lives are intended to be in the background. We are not intended to be aware of them. If we are, they are likely unhealed, meaning that there is something about that lifetime that is creating restriction in your current body and life.
Article is continued here: Healing Past Lives and Attaining Closure
Written by Eileen Workman
I understand why people feel unsettled, confused, and even frightened by what they observe going on in our world today. Everywhere we look we see chaos and change, disruption and destruction. We see suffering and privation; we see inequality and constriction of opportunity. We see a positive future for ourselves only dimly, at best.
Article is continued here: Turn, Turn Turn... The Fourth Turning and Where We Are Headed
Written by Lisa Barretta
Tattoos are something you are going to wear and stare at for a long time. Once you decide to get a tattoo, it’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with the body’s energy zones and how they interlock together as one consciousness.
Article is continued here: Where A Tattoo Is Located Makes A Difference Energetically
Written by Mike Sosteric
Money is a powerful addiction, unrivaled in its ability to trigger good feelings, and what’s most frightening about it is that you can’t ever physically overdose. Cocaine, heroin and crack will kill you if you do too much, but not money. Money won’t harm you, physically anyway.
Article is continued here: The Addiction To Accumulating Money Is Destroying The World
by Hans-Peter Kubis
Global obesity rates have risen sharply over the past three decades, leading to spikes in diabetes, arthritis and heart…
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by David Mutch
Omega-3 fats can be found in many food sources, including salmon, flax seeds and walnuts as well as over-the-counter…
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by Yannick Griep
Employees who experience broken promises tend to experience a series of intense negative emotions, which can lead to a…
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by Rashid Sumaila
In 2010, 193 countries stepped up to halt the global decline of biodiversity by 2020 as part of their commitment to the…
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by Galen Watts
The kind of Christianity that makes headlines today is the Mike Pence brand – conservative and aligned with the United…
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by Oliver Mytton and Jenna Panter
Swapping your car for more physically active forms of travel may reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke and…
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by Mark Schier and Yossi Rathner
Yawning is generally triggered by several things, including tiredness, fever, stress, drugs, social and other…
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by Matthew Campbell
There is a widespread belief that sugar is the sole cause of diabetes. After all, the disease is characterized by high…
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by Wendy Boyd
Parents often have different expectations for their three- to five-year-old children when they attend an early learning…
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by David Robert Grimes
For thousands of years people have used cannabis for recreational, ritualistic and medicinal purposes.
Article is continued here: Does Cannabis Cure Cancer?
by Cheryl Carleton, Villanova University
Thanks to companies like Lyft, TaskRabbit and Instacart, it’s never been easier for Americans who can afford it to zip…
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by Louise Stone
The name of an illness can affect the level of care a person receives. Cancer sufferers experiencing fear and…
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by Elizabeth C. Tippett
Jara Neal Willis, a nurse at a hospital in Texas, usually clocked in a few minutes before the start of her shift and…
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by Leanne Rowlands, Bangor University
Who we are, and what makes us “us” has been the topic of much debate throughout history. If who we are is attributed to…
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by Emily Birch
It goes without saying that having a baby is a life changing event. Thankfully, there is a wealth of information about…
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by Sebastien Chastin, Glasgow Caledonian University; et al
Pretty much everyone knows that taking exercise helps people stay in good health. It staves off chronic ailments like…
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by Lorna McGregor, Daragh Murray and Vivian Ng
Whether or not you realise or consent to it, big data can affect you and how you live your life. The data we create…
Article is continued here: 4 Ways Your Google Searches And Social Media Affect Your Opportunities In Life
by Heather Trickey and Rachel Brown
How much do you know about the guidance on drinking in pregnancy? Most are aware of the “don’t drink” message. But if…
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by Michael Banissy
Your brain is a fascinating piece of machinery. It has remarkable capacity for development. Very subtle changes in how…
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by Laura Bliss
Facebook has for the first time made available data on the scale of abusive comments posted to its site. The figures do…
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by Kai Whiting and Luis Gabriel Carmona
The targets set in the Paris Agreement on climate change are ambitious but necessary. Failure to meet them will lead to…
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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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