InnerSelf Newsletter: September 16th, 2018

InnerSelf Newsletter: September 16th, 2018

Welcome... Our InnerSelf welcomes your inner self.

This week we reflect on authenticity. Trying to please others, reaching for someone else's goal for you, trying to "fit in"... none of this is authentic, and none of this brings happiness. Being authentic includes being authentically loving, learning to trust our intuition and telepathic communications, being true to our Self, and trusting that we are always guided to the right place at the right time.

I invite you to scroll through this week's featured articles and tune in to the ones that are calling to your authentic self...  and also check out our numerous additional articles... bringing you information, insights, and inspiration... from our inner self to yours.

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


Mastering The Art of Loving Is A Lifelong Challenge

Written by Armin A. Zadeh

Mastering The Art of Loving: A Lifelong Challenge

Can love be learned? In principle, yes, but there are important requirements. Love necessitates a positive, embracing view of ourselves and of life. Fromm claimed that only a person who has reached developmental maturity is truly capable of loving. Such maturity implies self-acceptance and overcoming narcissism.

Article is continued here: Mastering The Art of Loving Is A Lifelong Challenge


Is it Authentic Telepathic Communication or My Own Thoughts?

Written by Nancy Windheart

Is it Authentic Telepathic Communication or My Own Thoughts?

One of the biggest challenges that we as humans face in reclaiming our natural ability to communicate telepathically is differentiating authentic telepathic communication from the thoughts, ideas, and projections of our human intellectual, thinking minds.

Article is continued here: Is it Authentic Telepathic Communication or My Own Thoughts?


The American Dream: Our Energy Quality Determines Our Output Quality

Written by Eileen Workman

The American Dream: Our Energy Quality Determines Our Output Quality

What happens if, instead of coming from fear of our own past, we initiate change from a state of quiet confidence that the changes we collectively wish to explore are being investigated to discover whether or not they might carry us to a HIGHER state of being than we are presently experiencing—even if there’s nothing significantly “wrong” with our present conditions.

Article is continued here: The American Dream: Our Energy Quality Determines Our Output Quality


The True Meaning of Authenticity

Written by Teal Swan

The True Meaning of Authenticity

Each and every person comes into this life as a unique expression of Source consciousness. This means each person comes in with a unique essence, like an energetic signature. We come in with a unique purpose, along with unique thoughts, feelings, desires and needs. All this and our role within the greater universe is embedded in our essence.

Article is continued here: The True Meaning of Authenticity


How Light and Life Always Guide Us Home

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

How Light and Life Always Guide Us Home

When I moved into a rented cottage on Maui, Hawaii, some years ago, I found a little Russian Blue cat with gray fur and yellow eyes sitting on the porch staring at me. I learned that she was feral and that my neighbor Koa called her Pepper, and that she came by around the same time every day.

Article is continued here: How Light and Life Always Guide Us Home


Who Wants To Live To A Hundred?

Who Wants To Live To A Hundred?

by Paul Higgs and Chris Gilleard

While the ageing of society has become one of the givens in today’s world, less is made of the lived experience of the…

Article is continued here: Who Wants To Live To A Hundred?


Suspending Little Kids Can Do More Harm Than Good

Suspending Little Kids Can Do More Harm Than Good

by Jared Wadley

When schools suspend kindergartners and first-graders, some find it a challenge to turn things around in their academic…

Article is continued here: Suspending Little Kids Can Do More Harm Than Good


Can You Tell Fact From Fiction In The News?

Can You Tell Fact From Fiction In The News?

by Kathleen Williams and Jocelyn Nettlefold

Have you clicked through to this article from your news feed? Are you checking it on your phone? More of us are…

Article is continued here: Can You Tell Fact From Fiction In The News?


Mastering The Art of Loving: A Lifelong Challenge

Mastering The Art of Loving: A Lifelong Challenge

by Armin A. Zadeh

Can love be learned? In principle, yes, but there are important requirements. Love necessitates a positive, embracing…

Article is continued here: Mastering The Art of Loving: A Lifelong Challenge


Our Taste For Beer May Go Back 13,000 Years

Our Taste For Beer May Go Back 13,000 Years

by Melissa De Witte

Researchers have discovered evidence of the earliest brewmasters to date, a finding that might stir an old debate: What…

Article is continued here: Our Taste For Beer May Go Back 13,000 Years


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What a Society Designed for Well-Being Looks Like

by Tabita Green

Economic justice goes a long way toward improving mental health up and down the socioeconomic ladder.

Article is continued here: What a Society Designed for Well-Being Looks Like


Minority Job Applicants With Strong Racial Identities May Encounter Less Pay And Lower Odds Of Getting Hired

Minority Job Applicants: Less Pay And Lower Odds Of Getting Hired

by George B. Cunningham

Race-based discrimination is common in the hiring process. For example, racial minorities are less likely than whites…

Article is continued here: Minority Job Applicants: Less Pay And Lower Odds Of Getting Hired


Is That Midlife Crisis Really Alzheimer's Disease?

Is That Midlife Crisis Really Alzheimer's Disease?

by Carmela Tartaglia

Imagine you tell your 55 year-old mom you’re going to get married and she’s too disorganized to help you with the…

Article is continued here: Is That Midlife Crisis Really Alzheimer's Disease?


How To Love Craft Your Relationships For Health And Happiness

How To Love Craft Your Relationships For Health And Happiness

by Carrie Jenkins

You know how to find happiness: Just meet Prince Charming (or Cinderella), overcome all obstacles, get married. The…

Article is continued here: How To Love Craft Your Relationships For Health And Happiness


Vital For Life, Heat And Power – What You Never Knew About Salt Water

Vital For Life, Heat And Power – What You Never Knew About Salt Water

by Timothy Duignan

Your tongue is a salt detector – it dissolves the solid salt crystals sprinkled on your chips to create an intense…

Article is continued here: Vital For Life, Heat And Power – What You Never Knew About Salt Water


Low-carb Versus High-carb – Is The Evidence Really Contradictory

Low-carb Versus High-carb – Is The Evidence Really Contradictory?

by Duane Mellor

It isn’t surprising that people are confused about nutrition when the media presents different findings as gladiatorial…

Article is continued here: Low-carb Versus High-carb – Is The Evidence Really Contradictory?


How The Modern World Blurs The Boundaries Between Night And Day

How The Modern World Blurs The Boundaries Between Night And Day

by Robert Shaw

Night has always been a difficult realm for humans: we’ve had to learn to cope with the cold and the dark to thrive in…

Article is continued here: How The Modern World Blurs The Boundaries Between Night And Day


How To Make A Good First Impression

How To Make A Good First Impression

by Diana Pinto

Going to university for the first time can be a daunting experience for anyone. The biggest fear many have is leaving…

Article is continued here: How To Make A Good First Impression


Study Shows BPA Substitutes May Cause Same Health Issues As The Original

Study Shows BPA Substitutes May Cause Same Health Issues As The Original

by Patricia Hunt and Tegan Horan

The credibility of scientific findings hinges on their reproducibility. As a scientist, it is therefore disastrous when…

Article is continued here: Study Shows BPA Substitutes May Cause Same Health Issues As The Original


How Much Plastic Does It Take To Kill A Turtle?

How Much Plastic Does It Take To Kill A Turtle?

by Britta Denise Hardesty, Chris Wilcox, Kathy Ann Townsend and Qamar Schuyler

We know there is a lot of plastic in the ocean, and that turtles (and other endangered species) are eating it. It is…

Article is continued here: How Much Plastic Does It Take To Kill A Turtle?


Knee Arthroscopy Is One Of The Most Common And Why The Least Effective Surgeries

Knee Arthroscopy Is One Of The Most Common And Why The Least Effective Surgeries

by Ian Harris, Denise O'Connor and Rachelle Buchbinder

More than 70,000 knee arthroscopies were performed in 2011 in Australia and, though rates of the surgical procedure are…

Article is continued here: Knee Arthroscopy Is One Of The Most Common And Why The Least Effective Surgeries


Why We Like Some Words More Than Others

Why We Like Some Words More Than Others

by Carmen Álvarez-Mayo

When we listen to a foreign language, we may hear sounds which do not exist in our mother tongue, and may sound…

Article is continued here: Why We Like Some Words More Than Others


Is It Safe To Use Probiotics And Prebiotics To Treat Disease?

Is It Safe To Use Probiotics And Prebiotics To Treat Disease?

by Amreen Bashir

The link between gut microbes and health is now well established. As a result, researchers have been investigating the…

Article is continued here: Is It Safe To Use Probiotics And Prebiotics To Treat Disease?


Do Psychotropic Drugs Enhance, Or Diminish, Human Agency?

Do Psychotropic Drugs Enhance, Or Diminish, Human Agency?

by Rami Gabrie

From medication to recreational and spiritual substances, drugs offer us respite from pain, open opportunities for…

Article is continued here: Do Psychotropic Drugs Enhance, Or Diminish, Human Agency?


Is Vegetarian India A Myth?

Is Vegetarian India A Myth?

by Tani Khara

India has a reputation as a vegetarian nation, and Indians certainly consume far less meat than the global average. But…

Article is continued here: Is Vegetarian India A Myth?


Why We Love Robotic Dogs, Puppets And Dolls

Why We Love Robotic Dogs, Puppets And Dolls

by Brent Rodriguez-Plate

There’s a lot of hype around the release of Sony’s latest robotic dog. It’s called “aibo,” and is promoted as using…

Article is continued here: Why We Love Robotic Dogs, Puppets And Dolls


Is Our Shared Reality Fraying

Is Our Shared Reality Fraying

by Arie Kruglanski

What’s different is that in the past, debates about the status of truth primarily took place in intellectual cafes and…

Article is continued here: Is Our Shared Reality Fraying


Walking Gives Older Women’s Hearts A Health Boost

Walking Gives Older Women’s Hearts A Health Boost

by David Hill

Walking significantly lowers the risk of heart failure in older women, a new study shows. The study of more than…

Article is continued here: Walking Gives Older Women’s Hearts A Health Boost


The Neoliberal Myth Of The Superhero Businesswoman Holds Us All Back

The Neoliberal Myth Of The Superhero Businesswoman Holds Us All Back

by Melissa Yoong

We’ve read the stories and seen the figures. We know that women are still underrepresented at the decision making…

Article is continued here: The Neoliberal Myth Of The Superhero Businesswoman Holds Us All Back


Why Happiness Is The Metric Of The Future

Why Happiness Is The Metric Of The Future

by Jessica Pykett

Most recently, New Zealand announced that its 2019 budget will report on how national spending impacts on well-being.…

Article is continued here: Why Happiness Is The Metric Of The Future


How Meteorologists Predict The Next Big Hurricane

How Meteorologists Predict The Next Big Hurricane

by Mark Bourassa and Vasu Misra, Florida State University

Hurricane Florence is heading toward the U.S. coast, right at the height of hurricane season. Hurricanes can cause…

Article is continued here: How Meteorologists Predict The Next Big Hurricane


Do Blind People Really Have Better Hearing?

Do Blind People Really Have Better Hearing?

by Loes van Dam

The sensation of sound occurs when the vibrations from sounds enter our ear and cause little hairlike structures …

Article is continued here: Do Blind People Really Have Better Hearing?


6 Questions You Can Ask A Loved One To Help Screen For Suicide Risk

6 Questions You Can Ask A Loved One To Help Screen For Suicide Risk

by Andres Pumariega

Suicide rates in the United States have increased by 25-30 percent since 1999. This is particularly true for youth ages…

Article is continued here: 6 Questions You Can Ask A Loved One To Help Screen For Suicide Risk


What Happens When You Hold In A Fart?

What Happens When You Hold In A Fart?

by Clare Collins

Ever been in a situation where passing wind is going to be hugely embarrassing and you’ve had to hold in a fart? Let’s…

Article is continued here: What Happens When You Hold In A Fart?


How Self-help In The Age Of Responsibility Denies Unequal Realities

How Self-Help In The Age Of Responsibility Denies Unequal Realities

by Galen Watts

Contemporary self-help teachings assure us that we are the makers of our own destiny, that we have within us the power…

Article is continued here: How Self-Help In The Age Of Responsibility Denies Unequal Realities


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How Will My Divorce Affect My Kids?

by Kim Halford

Most children adjust well to parental separation and divorce, at least in the long term. A minority of children of…

Article is continued here: How Will My Divorce Affect My Kids?


?Is There Any Real Distinction Between High And Low Pleasures

Is There Any Real Distinction Between High And Low Pleasures?

by Julian Baggini

Parents often say that they don’t mind what their children do in life just as long as they are happy. Happiness and…

Article is continued here: Is There Any Real Distinction Between High And Low Pleasures?


Is Healthy Food Really More Expensive Than Unhealthy Food?

Is Healthy Food Really More Expensive Than Unhealthy Food?

by Charlie Middleton

The idea that healthy food costs more than junk food is something I hear a lot. Students tell me they’d like to eat…

Article is continued here: Is Healthy Food Really More Expensive Than Unhealthy Food?


Simple Blood Test Could Read People's Internal Clock

Simple Blood Test Could Read People's Internal Clock

by Rosemary Braun

Your body’s internal clock – the circadian rhythm – regulates an enormous variety of processes: when you sleep and…

Article is continued here: Simple Blood Test Could Read People's Internal Clock


Will We Repeat Prehistoric Vegetation Loss

Will We Repeat Prehistoric Vegetation Loss?

by Mari Jensen

Unless we reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the current warming from climate change may drive a dramatic shift in…

Article is continued here: Will We Repeat Prehistoric Vegetation Loss?


Difficult Childhood Experiences Could Make Us Age Prematurely

Difficult Childhood Experiences Could Make Us Age Prematurely

by Amanda Hughes and Meena Kumari

We know that comparatively disadvantaged people, even in rich countries, have worse health and shorter life expectancy…

Article is continued here: Difficult Childhood Experiences Could Make Us Age Prematurely


7 Strategies to Turn Trauma Into Strength

7 Strategies to Turn Trauma Into Strength

by Michaela Haas

When Army surgeon Rhonda Cornum regained consciousness after her helicopter crashed, she looked up to see five Iraqi…

Article is continued here: 7 Strategies to Turn Trauma Into Strength


Making Society Civil Again

Making Society Civil Again

by Jordan Richard Schoenherr

The United States media has been awash with debates about civility in recent months after a number of officials in…

Article is continued here: Making Society Civil Again


5 Types Of Food To Increase Your Psychological Well-being

5 Types Of Food To Increase Your Psychological Well-being

by Megan Lee and Joanne Bradbury

We all know eating “healthy” food is good for our physical health and can decrease our risk of developing diabetes,…

Article is continued here: 5 Types Of Food To Increase Your Psychological Well-being


Wasps, Aphids And Ants And The Other Honey Makers

Wasps, Aphids And Ants And The Other Honey Makers

by Manu Saunders

There are seven species of Apis honey bee in the world, all of them native to Asia, Europe and Africa. Apis mellifera…

Article is continued here: Wasps, Aphids And Ants And The Other Honey Makers


Pushing Through The Misconceptions To Know Yourself

Pushing Through The Misconceptions To Know Yourself

by Charlie Huenemann

We all know the most famous bit of ancient advice inscribed on the Temple of Apollo at Delphi: Know thyself. It’s a…

Article is continued here: Pushing Through The Misconceptions To Know Yourself


How Passports Evolved To Help Governments Regulate Your Movement

How Passports Evolved To Help Governments Regulate Your Movement

by John Torpey

The Trump administration is denying passports to U.S. citizens who live in Texas near the U.S.-Mexico border, according…

Article is continued here: How Passports Evolved To Help Governments Regulate Your Movement


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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