InnerSelf Newsletter: May 14th, 2017

InnerSelf Newsletter: May 14th, 2017

Welcome... Our InnerSelf welcomes your inner self.

This week we delve into the realms of the healing powers of nature and we look at what it takes to be a champion. We also reflect on parenting, on how to communicate with a loved one who is preparing to die, and many more topics. Scroll down below for the list of this week's new articles (21 in all) plus Pam Younghan's weekly astrological journal.

Wishing you enjoyable insightful reading, and of course a wonder-full, joy-full, and loving week.

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NEW ARTICLES THIS WEEK

How To Be A Champion In Your Everyday Life

Written by Jerry Lynch.

How You Can Be a Champion Every Day

Anyone can be a champion, whether they are Steph Curry of the Golden State Warriors, the janitor of your child’s elementary school, a grocery store clerk, a local park ranger, or the second-string quarterback on your peewee football team. It happens when one becomes...

Read article here: How To Be A Champion In Your Every Day Life


Two Easy Methods Of Spiritual Protection For Everyone

Written by Ernesto Ortiz. 

Two Easy Methods Of Spiritual Protection For Everyone Spiritual protection is something everyone should know how to do, regardless of religious beliefs. Fear, anger, depression, negative people, negative places, arguments, jealousy, greed, and all other negative energies actually create a negative layer around us...

Read article here: Two Easy Methods Of Spiritual Protection For Everyone


Is Marijuana A Gateway To Compassion?

Written by Charles Eisenstein. 

Why Is Marijuana A Gateway To Compassion?

You've probably heard about those addiction studies with caged lab rats, in which the rats compulsively press the heroin dispensing lever again and again, even to the point of choosing it over food and starving themselves to death. These studies seemed to imply some pretty disheartening things about human nature.

Read article here: Is Marijuana A Gateway To Compassion?


Here Is The Evidence of Nature’s Healing Powers

Written by Carl Greer PhD, PsyD.

There Is Evidence of Nature’s Healing Powers

Many people have intuited that nature has healing powers, but now researchers are discovering more about how our bodies and minds benefit from our interactions with nature.

Read article here: Here Is The Evidence of Nature’s Healing Powers


How To Connect With Our Beloveds In Their Final Days

Written by Lisa Smartt.

How To Connect With Our Beloveds In Their Final Days

One of the ways people bring closure to their lives is through their final requests. The most common requests in the Final Words Proj­ect were humble ones related to visiting with friends and family members and enjoying certain small pleasures, like a last bottle of a favorite beer. Those who are dying often wait for...

Read article here: How To Connect With Our Beloveds In Their Final Days


Dear Mom: Because Of You, I Am The Woman I Am Today

Written by Barbara Jaffe, Ed.D.

Dear Mom: Because Of You, I Am The Woman I Am Today

My mother never worked outside the home, and at that time many women were not encouraged to do so. She had the same limited expectations for her daughter, but she never took into consideration that we were different people and that my spirit screamed for more...

Read article here: Dear Mom: Because Of You, I Am The Woman I Am Today


Why Some Dads Aren't Being The Dads They Want To Be

Written by Kevin Shafer, Brigham Young University.

Why Dads Can't Be The Dads They Want To Be

In most families, mothers and fathers both work hard. Pew Research recently reported that moms and dads in the U.S.…

Read article here:  Why Some Dads Aren't Being The Dads They Want To Be


How To Protect Yourself From RansomwareHow To Protect Yourself From Ransomware

by Zubair Baig and Nikolai Hampton, Edith Cowan University

What would it mean if you lost all of your personal documents, such as your family photos, research or business records?


mother 5 13Why Facebook May Fuel New Mothers' Insecurity

by Sarah Schoppe-Sullivan, Ohio State University

You haven’t showered in a few days, and you haven’t brushed your teeth yet this morning.


Self-esteem Among Narcissists Is Puffed Up, But ShakyWhy Self-esteem Among Narcissists Is Puffed Up

by Nick Haslam, University of Melbourne

Like a grotesque mask reflected in a pool, narcissism has two faces, neither of them attractive.


What Science Tells Us About Successful AgingWhat Science Tells Us About Successful Aging

by Bradley Elliott, University of Westminster

There have been some noteworthy examples of successful human aging in the press recently.


einstein 5 125 Rational Arguments Why God Probably Exists

by Robert H. Nelson, University of Maryland

The question of whether a God exists is heating up in the 21st century. According to a Pew survey, the percentage of…



Photo by SpookyPeanut source http://www.flickr.com/photos/spookypeanut/5502011850/
Like Bush, Why Trump Might Win Reelection In 2020

 
byMusa al-Gharbi, Columbia University
 
Most Americans don’t like Trump. Trump will most likely be reelected in 2020. How can both of these statements be true?
 

The Curious Character Of Cats. Are They Are Really More Aloof?The Curious Character Of Cats. Are They Really More Aloof?

 
byJenna Kiddie, Anglia Ruskin University
To some people, cats are the perfect pet. Intelligent, elegant, calming companions, capable of dealing with their own…


Why Energy Drinks And Alcohol Are Psychologically A Risky MixWhy Energy Drinks And Alcohol Are Psychologically A Risky Mix

 
byPierre Chandon, INSEAD – Sorbonne Universités; et al.
People who add energy drinks to alcohol have a higher risk of injury from car accidents and fights, compared to those…


Does Your County Believe In Climate Change? Check The MapDoes Your County Believe In Climate Change? Check The Map

 
byNora Drake, University of California, Santa Barbara, Yale University
A new detailed, easily navigable opinion map clarifies what people in each county, city, and even congressional…


Photo by Vancouverfilmschool source http://www.flickr.com/photos/vancouverfilmschool/4838552777/Is It Time For The American Dream To Die?


byPaula Serafini, University of Leicester
Commentators tend to agree on two main reasons for the rise and presidential victory of Donald Trump.


Ten Years After The Crisis, What Is Now Happening To The World's Bees?Ten Years After The Crisis, What Is Now Happening To The World's Bees?

 
bySimon Klein, Université de Toulouse 3 Paul Sabatier and Andrew Barron, Macquarie University
Ten years ago, beekeepers in the United States raised the alarm that thousands of their hives were mysteriously empty…


How Industry Funding Makes People Doubt ResearchHow Industry Funding Makes People Doubt Research

 
bySarina Gleason, Michigan State University
When people learn that an industry partner funded scientific research, they are more likely to report skepticism when…


Why We Have Such A Love-hate Relationship With WorkWhy We Have Such A Love-hate Relationship With Work

 
byIan Fouweather, University of Bradford
Shock, horror, a new study shows the British public don’t like their jobs. Using smart phones researchers mapped the…


In Face Of Danger Humans Are Better At Rapid Change Than We ThinkIn Face Of Danger, Humans Are Better At Rapid Change Than We Think

 
byAlex Kirby
A new study provides evidence that humans are capable of radically altering the world around us, and offers hope in the…


Astrological Journal for the Week

Pam YounghansWritten 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 more

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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Like Bush, Why Trump Might Win Reelection In 2020
byMusa al-Gharbi, Columbia University
Most Americans don’t like Trump. Trump will most likely be reelected in 2020. How can both of these statements be true?
The Curious Character Of Cats. Are They Are Really More Aloof?
The Curious Character Of Cats. Are They Really More Aloof?
byJenna Kiddie, Anglia Ruskin University
To some people, cats are the perfect pet. Intelligent, elegant, calming companions, capable of dealing with their own…
Why Energy Drinks And Alcohol Are Psychologically A Risky Mix
Why Energy Drinks And Alcohol Are Psychologically A Risky Mix
byPierre Chandon, INSEAD – Sorbonne Universités; et al.
People who add energy drinks to alcohol have a higher risk of injury from car accidents and fights, compared to those…
How To Embrace Our Vision & Allow It To Expand
How To Embrace Your Vision and Allow It To Expand
byDavid Ulrich
The manner in which we approach our work is highly revealing and immediately evident to the sensitive viewer; our…
20 Ways to Live More in the Present
20 Ways to Live More in the Present
byJohn Kuypers
Twenty ways to become more present including getting enough sleep, listening to your body, and more.
How A Buddhist Woman Confronted Cancer
How A Buddhist Woman Confronted Cancer
bySandy Boucher
I began a course of chemotherapy that was supposed to last forty-eight weeks. The one still point in this turning world…
Does Your County Believe In Climate Change? Check The Map
Does Your County Believe In Climate Change? Check The Map
byNora Drake, University of California, Santa Barbara, Yale University
A new detailed, easily navigable opinion map clarifies what people in each county, city, and even congressional…
Photo by Vancouverfilmschool source http://www.flickr.com/photos/vancouverfilmschool/4838552777/
Is It Time For The American Dream To Die?
byPaula Serafini, University of Leicester
Commentators tend to agree on two main reasons for the rise and presidential victory of Donald Trump.
Ten Years After The Crisis, What Is Now Happening To The World's Bees?
Ten Years After The Crisis, What Is Now Happening To The World's Bees?
bySimon Klein, Université de Toulouse 3 Paul Sabatier and Andrew Barron, Macquarie University
Ten years ago, beekeepers in the United States raised the alarm that thousands of their hives were mysteriously empty…
Every Footstep Is The Journey On The Sacred Trail
Every Footstep Is The Journey On Our Sacred Trail
byMichael Garrett
The first time I actually saw a rainbow, its quiet beauty struck my heart with such awe that it touched something deep…
How To Use Building Blocks Towards Our Global Future
How To Use Building Blocks Towards Our Global Future
byRiane Eisler
We have a choice. We can futilely try to protect ourselves and our families behind high walls, electric gates, etc.,…
Two Easy Methods Of Spiritual Protection For Everyone
Two Easy Methods Of Spiritual Protection For Everyone
byErnesto Ortiz
Spiritual protection is something everyone should know how to do, regardless of religious beliefs. Fear, anger,…
How Industry Funding Makes People Doubt Research
How Industry Funding Makes People Doubt Research
bySarina Gleason, Michigan State University
When people learn that an industry partner funded scientific research, they are more likely to report skepticism when…
Why We Have Such A Love-hate Relationship With Work
Why We Have Such A Love-hate Relationship With Work
byIan Fouweather, University of Bradford
Shock, horror, a new study shows the British public don’t like their jobs. Using smart phones researchers mapped the…
In Face Of Danger Humans Are Better At Rapid Change Than We Think
In Face Of Danger, Humans Are Better At Rapid Change Than We Think
byAlex Kirby
A new study provides evidence that humans are capable of radically altering the world around us, and offers hope in the…
How to Change & Let Go
How to Change, Let Go, and Reclaim Your Happiness
byNicola Phoenix
At first you may notice small, subtle alterations in your life and everything appearing to flow with ease. You may find…

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