Facing Aging and Death Without Fear

Facing Aging and Death Without Fear

by Denise Linn. We are all getting older every day. One day you and I will both be old, if it is our destiny to live that…
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Social Change Needed at the Checkout Counter

Social Change Needed at the Checkout Counter

by Frida Berrigan. The girl behind the checkout counter at the Shop Rite supermarket sighed deeply and pushed her manager…
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Shame: It's Unhealthy, Self-Destructive, and Extremely Toxic

Shame: It's Unhealthy, Self-Destructive & Extremely Toxic

by Mary Hayes Grieco. Shame is an unhealthy and extremely toxic emotion that makes a person very sick inside. It plays out…
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The Path to Living Authentically: Releasing Yourself from the Lies of Everyday Life

Living Authentically: Releasing Yourself from the Lies of Everyday Life

by Julia Manuel. Growing up in Appalachia, many women abided by two rules: it’s impolite to say no, and be as nice as you…
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Horoscope Current Week: April 21 to 27, 2014

by Pam Younghans. This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights…
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InnerSelf Newsletter: April 20th, 2014

InnerSelf Newsletter: April 20th, 2014

It's been said figuratively that the world is an illusion. Yet, quantum physicists discovered that 99.99% of all matter is…
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The Inner Life: New Eyes Through Which To View The World

The Inner Life: New Eyes Through Which To View The World

by Jasmin Lee Cori. The real riches lie in the kingdom within, yet many people live their whole lives not knowing how to…
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What Do I Think Happens After We Die?

What Happens After We Die?

by David Jay Brown. What do I think happens after we die? I think about this question every day as an exercise of the…
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Negative Love: Repeating Parental Behaviors

Negative Love: Repeating Parental Behaviors

by Marcelle Pick. One emotion holding many of us back is negative love: our tendency to repeat the behaviors we used to…
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Caught a Time Warp: Schools of the Past & Needs of the Future

Caught in a Time Warp: Schools of the Past & Needs of the Future

by P. M. H. Atwater. Good education for children cannot be deleted from tight budgets or thwarted by religious zealots…
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How Wolves Change Rivers And Other Big Lessons

How Wolves Change Rivers and Other Big Lessons

Sometimes there are BIG lessons to be learned from little things. Such is the case with this little movie offered by…
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From Conspiracy Theories to Truth & Climate Change Denial (graphic from TheConsensusProject.com)

From Conspiracy Theories & Climate Denial to Reality

"...the public is currently being denied the right to be fully informed about the risks it is facing. There are many…
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Five Habits of Compassionate Men

Five Habits of Compassionate Men

by Kozo Hattori. I remember being a very compassionate child. But by the time a boy reaches five or six years old “he’s…
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My Life as an Urban Egg Smuggler

My Life as an Urban Egg Smuggler

by Melissa Mahony. When life hands you backyard chickens (yep, it's a trend), you make a lot of omelets. But I'll skip on…
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Resurrecting Antitrust In This New Gilded Age

Resurrecting Antitrust In This New Gilded Age

We’re in a new gilded age of wealth and power similar to the first gilded age when the nation’s antitrust laws were…
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Am I Being Kind? The Key To Creating A More Peaceful & Kind World

Am I Being Kind? The Key To Creating A More Peaceful & Kind World

by Michael J. Chase. As someone who was once unhappy in every sense of the word, I can personally verify that misery leads…
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Can We Avert Dangerous Levels of Climate Change? Technofixes ‘will not work’

Can We Avert Dangerous Levels of Climate Change? Technofixes Won't Work

by Tim Radford, Climate News Network. Global warming will be bad. Geoengineering could make it worse. Once again, a…
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As You Reap, So Will You Sow by Pamela Jo McQuade

As You Reap, So Will You Sow

by Pamela Jo McQuade. The spiritual law of giving is that you get what you give and reap what you sow. You attract more of…
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Unknown Unknowns: The Amazing Secrets of Nature

Unknown Unknowns: The Amazing Secrets of Nature

by Kim Tingley. Scientists are tapping into the secret wisdom of trees—even when they don't know what they're looking for.…
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Healing the Earth & Ourselves: Returning Spirit to Our Food

Healing the Earth & Ourselves: Returning Spirit to Our Food

by Jim PathFinder Ewing. A Lakota medicine man told me that when he was a boy, there often was no food for his family to…
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Guided to "Drive South": Everywhere I Went A Blessing Came

Guided to "Drive South": Everywhere I Went A Blessing Came

by David Schock. One morning I awoke and realized I had absolutely no plans for the day. The gallery was closed until the…
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Facing Your Fears: Taming Them & Recognizing the Good Ones

Facing Your Fears: Taming Them & Recognizing the Good

by Denise Linn. Each fear is like a small subpersonality inside of you demanding to be heard. One 'fear-being' might…
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Once Upon a Mine: The Legacy of Uranium on the Navajo Nation

Once Upon a Mine: The Legacy of Uranium on the Navajo Nation

by Carrie Arnold. On a low, windswept rise at the southeastern edge of the Navajo Nation, Jackie Bell-Jefferson prepares…
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Your Brain Has Been Lying to You!

Your Brain Has Been Lying to You!

by Nancy du Tertre. Did you know that you actually “see” the world upside down? Well, you do. You just don’t know it…
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How to Manage Stress: One Change at a Time

How to Manage Stress: One Change at a Time

by Dawn Groves. Life doesn't have to be a process of ongoing damage control. There are many things we can do to keep…
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Fat Free and Natural? Seven Food Labeling Tricks Exposed

Fat Free and Natural? Seven Food Labeling Tricks Exposed

by Sandra Jones, The Conversation. If you’re confused by food labels, you’re not alone. Marketers use a variety of tricks…
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Antidotes to Depression: Stop, Look, Listen

Antidotes to Depression: Stop, Look, Listen

by Julie Tallard Johnson. A lot of people experience various degrees of depression and anxiety. Even in good times, an…
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Horoscope Previous Week: April 14 to 20, 2014

by Pam Younghans. This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights…
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InnerSelf Newsletter: April 13th, 2014

InnerSelf Newsletter: April 13th, 2014

In life, it often helps to see things from another perspective. This week, we present the testimonials of people who…
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Life is Good! Even After a Heart Attack

Life is Good! Even After a Heart Attack

by Sarah Varcas. Despite the obvious challenges of recovering from a heart attack, the blessings of this bizarre sequence…
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Discovering What Works for You (and what doesn't)

Discovering What Works for You (and what doesn't)

by Shari Arison. Taking time for your personal development isn't indulgent, selfish, or self-serving. Rather, it is…
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Hollywood Goes Big On Climate Change With Year Of Living Dangerously

Hollywood Goes Big on Climate Change with "Years of Living Dangerously"

It’s being billed as “the biggest story of our time.” This weekend viewers of Showtime, the US cable channel, will be…
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Magnetizing Your Desires: The Magnetic Power of Divine Love

Magnetizing Your Desires: The Magnetic Power of Divine Love

by J. Donald Walters (Swami Kriyananda). Certain attitudes are automatically more magnetic than others. Willingness,…
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A Healing Adventure: Experiencing the Comfort of Forgiveness

A Healing Adventure: Experiencing the Comfort of Forgiveness

by M. J. Ryan. When the stock market plummeted in 2003 and I lost a third of my savings, I had a very hard time getting…
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facing-aging-and-death-without-fear by Denise Linn. We are all getting older every day. One day you and I will both be old, if it is our destiny to live that long. It is our choice whether...Read More
social-change-needed-at-the-checkout-counter by Frida Berrigan. The girl behind the checkout counter at the Shop Rite supermarket sighed deeply and pushed her manager call button. “WIC,” the...Read More
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horoscope-current-week-by-pam-younghans  by Pam Younghans. This weekly astrological journal is based on planetary influences, and offers perspectives and insights to assist you in making...Read More
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if-you-are-in-control-of-your-life-stop-do-not-read-this by Sara Chetkin. You can cross all of the t’s and dot all of the i’s and still things don’t work out. Two days ago I was six weeks pregnant. Today...Read More
how-to-live-off-the-grid-in-a-tiny-house LaMar Alexander grew up in a homesteading family. For him, self-sufficiency, including gardening, raising animals and “doing for ourselves” was...Read More
what-do-i-think-happens-after-we-die  by David Jay Brown. What do I think happens after we die? I think about this question every day as an exercise of the imagination, and I...Read More