InnerSelf Newsletter: December 2nd, 2018

InnerSelf Newsletter: December 2nd

InnerSelf Newsletter: December 2nd, 2018

Welcome... Our InnerSelf welcomes your inner self.

This week we look at the power of the heart, the power of love, whether it comes in human form or animal form or even scientific form. Love is all there is. Anything else is simply the absence of love. Our articles this week help us recenter in the power of the heart, and the power of love.

Scroll down below for the featured articles of the week, as well as for the numerous articles on a variety of topics.

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



Psychic Science: The Link Between Science And Spirituality

by Anna Comerford

Psychic Science: The Link Between Science And Spirituality

We connect to people around us in mysterious ways but science has proven that the heart is the biggest source of electromagnetic energy in the human body. They found there is an electromagnetic (energetic communication) between people.

Article is continued here: Psychic Science: The Link Between Science And Spirituality


It Is Imperative We Return To Wu-Wei’s Natural Flow of Tao

Written by Jason Gregory

It Is Imperative We Return To Wu-Wei’s Natural Flow of Tao

In the world that we live in now, with ecological destruction for the sake of material possessions and with the divisions among humanity, a return to our wu-wei nature is imperative, or we will face the dire consequences of our ignorant actions.

Article is continued here: It Is Imperative We Return To Wu-Wei’s Natural Flow of Tao


Becoming Open To New Possibilities: A Special Bond With A Dog

Written by Elena Mannes

Becoming Open To New Possibilities: A Special Bond With A Dog

Many have experienced the depth of feeling that can develop between us and our four-legged best friends. What makes my story unique is that my search for a lasting and meaningful connection led me down a path that crossed over the boundaries of reason and concrete reality into the realm of the invisible. My dog Brio inspired me--a born skeptic--to investigate the paranormal.

Article is continued here: Becoming Open To New Possibilities: A Special Bond With A Dog


Sacred Messengers Meditation: Bighearted Love and Compassion with Giraffe

by Carley Mattimore and Linda Star Wolf

Sacred Messengers Meditation: Bighearted Love and Compassion with Giraffe

The animals and the natural world are relaying messages to guide and support humanity during this time of great change on the planet. The four-leggeds, winged ones, creepy crawlers, and more are coming to assist in this evolution of consciousness. As we release the self-imposed barriers between us and them, we are able to transcend the illusionary veil between us and hear their language. We are given the gift of their wisdom when we connect in love and respect and cross through the barriers that separate us.

Article is continued here: Sacred Messengers Meditation: Bighearted Love and Compassion with Giraffe


Using Your Light to Hold the Darkness at Bay

by Sonja Grace

Using Your Light to Hold the Darkness at Bay

As Bear sang his song the darkness began to shrink down into nothing and very soon it was gone as quickly as it arrived. Creator stood in front of Bear and said, “I am happy you have found the answer to the darkness. I have always been with you. My energy flows through the top of your head down to your heart and meets the Earth’s energy fusing together to create light. This light, combined with your voice, is like a tapestry woven together as a protection from all evil.”

Article is continued here: Using Your Light to Hold the Darkness at Bay


Meet Your Heart: The Myth of The Fragile Heart

by Shai Tubali

Meet Your Heart: The Myth of The Fragile Heart

When we look within ourselves for sources of power and qualities such as fearlessness and resilience, our heart is not the first or most immediate place that comes to mind. Indeed, the mind--the seat of our mental and logical reasoning--tells us that relying on the heart’s energies might make us weaker...

Article is continued here: Meet Your Heart: The Myth of The Fragile Heart


Young People Value Diversity, Humor and Honesty In Their Friendships

Young People Value Diversity, Humor and Honesty In Their Friendships

by Constantino Dumangane Jr.

Friendships made in school play a special part in young people’s development. They are more than just moral support,…

Article is continued here: Young People Value Diversity, Humor and Honesty In Their Friendships


Why Drastic Cuts In City Air Pollution Could Extend Lifespans

Why Drastic Cuts In City Air Pollution Could Extend Lifespans

by Mathias Traczyk

The average lifespan of residents of Copenhagen could increase by an entire year in 2040 if there were cuts in…

Article is continued here: Why Drastic Cuts In City Air Pollution Could Extend Lifespans


How Weight Monitoring During Pregnancy Could Help Save Lives

How Weight Monitoring During Pregnancy Could Help Save Lives

by Hazel Flight

There are times in a person’s life when specific events can have long-term implications on their future health.…

Article is continued here: How Weight Monitoring During Pregnancy Could Help Save Lives


Why NBA Players Perform Worse After Late Night Tweets

Why NBA Players Perform Worse After Late Night Tweets

by Gregory Filiano

NBA players who use Twitter or other forms of social media late at night don’t perform as well on the court the next…

Article is continued here: Why NBA Players Perform Worse After Late Night Tweets


Why Forcing Kids To Say I’m Sorry Doesn’t Fool Anybody

Why Forcing Kids To Say I’m Sorry Doesn’t Fool Anybody

by Laura Bailey

Don’t force an unremorseful kid to apologize until they’re truly sorry, new research suggests.

Article is continued here: Why Forcing Kids To Say I’m Sorry Doesn’t Fool Anybody


Why the Migrant Caravan Story Is a Climate Change Story

Why the Migrant Caravan Story Is a Climate Change Story

by Todd Miller

Drought, crop failure, storms, and land disputes pit the rich against the poor, and Central America is ground zero for…

Article is continued here: Why the Migrant Caravan Story Is a Climate Change Story


Genes Do Shape Our Behavior But It’s Complicated

Genes Do Shape Our Behavior But It’s Complicated

by Kevin Mitchell

Many of our psychological traits are innate in origin. There is overwhelming evidence from twin, family and general…

Article is continued here: Genes Do Shape Our Behavior But It’s Complicated


8 Things You Can Do About A Toxic Work Environment

8 Things You Can Do About A Toxic Work Environment

by Judith Taylor

As a sociologist who studies feminist activism, I often get asked when and how the #MeToo movement is going to trickle…

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Do You Want A Better Sex Life?

Do You Want A Better Sex Life?

by Laurie Mintz

One in 3 American adults do not get enough sleep. Sexual issues are also common, with as many as 45 percent of women…

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Why Is Everyone Talking About Natural Sequence Farming?

Why Is Everyone Talking About Natural Sequence Farming?

by Ian Rutherfurd

On the eve of the recent National Drought Summit, prime minister Scott Morrison and deputy prime minister Michael…

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Love In A Time Of Migrants: On Rethinking Arranged Marriages

Love In A Time Of Migrants: On Rethinking Arranged Marriages

by Farhad Mirza

In his book In Praise of Love (2009), the French communist philosopher Alain Badiou attacks the notion of ‘risk-free…

Article is continued here: Love In A Time Of Migrants: On Rethinking Arranged Marriages


Want To Eat Fish That's Truly Good For You?

Want To Eat Fish That's Truly Good For You?

by Keri Szejda

Seafood is very healthy to eat – all things considered. Fish and shellfish are an important source of protein, vitamins…

Article is continued here: Want To Eat Fish That's Truly Good For You?


How To Deal With The Daily Media Dose Of The Grotesque

How To Deal With The Daily Media Dose Of The Grotesque

by Isaac Nahon-Serfaty

Videos showing hostage beheadings by terrorists, a photograph of a model’s emaciated body to denounce anorexia in the…

Article is continued here: How To Deal With The Daily Media Dose Of The Grotesque


Better Health And Diet Well Before Conception Results In Healthier Pregnancies

Better Health And Diet Well Before Conception Results In Healthier Pregnancies

by Gita Mishra and Judith Stephenson

Maternal and child health in Australia, like most countries, has traditionally focused on health during pregnancy and…

Article is continued here: Better Health And Diet Well Before Conception Results In Healthier Pregnancies


Is Intermittent Fasting Any Better Than Conventional Dieting For Weight Loss?

Is Intermittent Fasting Any Better Than Conventional Dieting For Weight Loss?

by David Clayton

With a global diet industry worth US$168.95 billion, it’s clear the world is obsessed with weight loss. But what’s the…

Article is continued here: Is Intermittent Fasting Any Better Than Conventional Dieting For Weight Loss?


Why Daily Doses Of Nature In The City Matter For People And The Planet

Why Daily Doses Of Nature In The City Matter For People And The Planet

by Anne Cleary

Many environmental agencies and organizations now also aim to connect people with nature, and our new research suggests…

Article is continued here: Why Daily Doses Of Nature In The City Matter For People And The Planet


How To Tell If You Are Dating A Psychopath

How To Tell If You Are Dating A Psychopath

by Calli Tzani Pepelasi

It may sound like a scene straight out of a horror movie, but statistically you are not that unlikely to end up on a…

Article is continued here: How To Tell If You Are Dating A Psychopath


The Surprising Way Plastics Could Actually Help Fight Climate Change

The Surprising Way Plastics Could Actually Help Fight Climate Change

by Joseph Rollin and Jenna E. Gallegos

What do your car, phone, soda bottle and shoes have in common? They’re all largely made from petroleum. This…

Article is continued here: The Surprising Way Plastics Could Actually Help Fight Climate Change


How A Self-Powered Glucose-Monitoring Device Could Help People With Diabetes

How A Self-Powered Glucose-Monitoring Device Could Help People With Diabetes

by Gymama Slaughter

Diabetes is the seventh-leading cause of death in the U.S., with about 30.3 million adults having the disease. One in 4…

Article is continued here: How A Self-Powered Glucose-Monitoring Device Could Help People With Diabetes


Why Racism Is So Hard To Define And Even Harder To Understand

Why Racism Is So Hard To Define And Even Harder To Understand

by Alana Lentin

Today, what can be defined as racism and what cannot has become a matter for debate. Every racist caught in the act,…

Article is continued here: Why Racism Is So Hard To Define And Even Harder To Understand


Women Feel Better When They Work With Other Women

Women Feel Better When They Work With Other Women

by Yue Qian

The #metoo movement has brought the widespread sexual harassment experienced by women in the workplace to the fore.…

Article is continued here: Women Feel Better When They Work With Other Women


Children With Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Lack Vitamin D

Children With Arthritis Lack Vitamin D

by Alan Rosenberg, Hassan Vatanparast, and Sarah Finch

In an analysis of global research, we recently found that children with the most frequent type of arthritis, juvenile…

Article is continued here: Children With Arthritis Lack Vitamin D


Why Gandhi Is Still Relevant And Can Inspire A New Form Of Politics Today

Why Gandhi Is Still Relevant And Can Inspire A New Form Of Politics Today

by Tom Shillam

Seventy years after Gandhi’s assassination on the streets of New Delhi, Ramachandra Guha’s new book, Gandhi: The Years…

Article is continued here: Why Gandhi Is Still Relevant And Can Inspire A New Form Of Politics Today


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5 Ways To Help Robots Work Together With People

by Nancy Cooke

For most people today, robots and smart systems are servants that work in the background, vacuuming carpets or turning…

Article is continued here: 5 Ways To Help Robots Work Together With People


How The Salvation Army's Red Kettles Became A Christmas Tradition

How The Salvation Army's Red Kettles Became A Christmas Tradition

by Diane Winston

Tinseled trees and snowy landscapes are not the only signs of the upcoming holiday season. Red kettles, staffed by men…

Article is continued here: How The Salvation Army's Red Kettles Became A Christmas Tradition


Why Test Prep Is A Rite Of Passage For Many Asian-Americans

Why Test Prep Is A Rite Of Passage For Many Asian-Americans

by Julie J. Park

When ACT released its latest test scores this past October, the results showed that average scores took a dip for every…

Article is continued here: Why Test Prep Is A Rite Of Passage For Many Asian-Americans


Why Do People Get Cancer?

Why Do People Get Cancer?

by Darren Saunders

Lots of very clever people are working hard to try to answer it. I have worked on this problem for many years, and to…

Article is continued here: Why Do People Get Cancer?


How We Can Eat Our Fish And Fight Climate Change Too

How We Can Eat Our Fish And Fight Climate Change Too

by Philip A Loring and Ratana Chuenpagdee

Kwan Phayao, a large, crescent moon of a lake in Northern Thailand, is home to about 50 fish species, several hundred…

Article is continued here: How We Can Eat Our Fish And Fight Climate Change Too


Can Virtual Nature And Poo Transplants Solve City Dwellers' Health Problems?

Can Virtual Nature And Poo Transplants Solve City Dwellers' Health Problems?

by Anne Cleary, Griffith University and Dave Kendal, University of Melbourne

Nature is good for your health. Perhaps predictably, the world of technology is now offering technical solutions that…

Article is continued here: Can Virtual Nature And Poo Transplants Solve City Dwellers' Health Problems?


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What Would A Fair Energy Transition Look Like?

by Franziska Mey and Chris Briggs

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten announced last week that a federal Labor government would create a Just Transition…

Article is continued here: What Would A Fair Energy Transition Look Like?


How Long Should I Wait Between Pregnancies?

How Long Should I Wait Between Pregnancies?

by Amanda Henry

Women often wonder what the “right” length of time is after giving birth before getting pregnant again. A recent…

Article is continued here: How Long Should I Wait Between Pregnancies?


Why Vegans Inspire Fear And Loathing Among Meat Eaters

Why Vegans Inspire Fear And Loathing Among Meat Eaters

by Kate Stewart and Matthew Cole

Food critic William Sitwell has resigned as editor of Waitrose’s in-house magazine following a row over his…

Article is continued here: Why Vegans Inspire Fear And Loathing Among Meat Eaters


How Humans Are Still Evolving?

How Humans Are Still Evolving?

by Jan Hoole

The deepest dive recorded by the free-diving Bajau Laut people of Southeast Asia was to an impressive 79 metres, and…

Article is continued here: How Humans Are Still Evolving?


When Man's Best Friend Feels More Hate Than Love For An Owner

When Man's Best Friend Feels More Hate Than Love For An Owner

by Nicholas Dodman, Tufts University

Everyone thinks that dogs worship their owners – viewing them as gods of some sort. While that may be true in the…

Article is continued here: When Man's Best Friend Feels More Hate Than Love For An Owner


How Local Journalism Can Upend Fake News

How Local Journalism Can Upend Fake News

by Damian Radcliffe

“For the first time media is the least trusted institution globally,” Edelman, the global PR and marketing firm…

Article is continued here: How Local Journalism Can Upend Fake News


When You're Grateful, Your Brain Becomes More Charitable

When You're Grateful, Your Brain Becomes More Charitable

by Christina Karns

‘Tis the season when the conversation shifts to what you’re thankful for. Gathered with family and friends around a…

Article is continued here: When You're Grateful, Your Brain Becomes More Charitable


Astrological Journal for the Week

Written by Pam Younghans

Horoscope Current Week: December 3 to 9, 2018

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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