Thursday, 22 October 2020

Help, I don't know how to make it better by myself

The Conscious Complaining practice may also be helpful during periods of confusiety because it gives all of your emotions a voice. I find that I can often get to the root of an issue that's confusing to me if I complain consciously, out loud. I also notice that if I move into a different position, for instance, reclining on the couch or the floor, or getting up and walking around while I complain consciously, I can often shift into a new state. There's research that suggests that moving into different locations or positions can create what is called a cognitive event boundary for your brain. As I write this article, I find that periods of confusion give rise to percolations of ideas that aren't conscious yet. Some people would call this blanking out or even writer's block, but I've learned to welcome these interruptions in my workflow. Often, when I get up and walk away from the computer, I'll remember an idea that dropped out of a article (easy to fix), or I'll realize that the entire structure of the article has a flaw in it (harder to fix, but thank goodness my confusion wrapped the project in a hazy fog until I saw the problem! I also notice that when I return to writing, I can often rebuild my schedule and my to-do lists and refocus myself on what's truly important. We tend to think of work as only those activities that are conscious, obvious, and full of effort, but there is a deeper kind of work that occurs when we're not doing anything or when our focus is misty and indistinct. These moments of not-work and not-focus are just as important to getting things done as work and focus are -- and they are usually where creativity arises. So if you're supposed to be so maternal and loving, why do you act so shy and retiring? Maybe it's because when people look at you they see a free meal. This comes from being born under the sign of the Crab, which ranks lowest on the zodiac food chain. Summer is famous for feasting on soft-shell crabs and lobster rolls. It's the time of year when crustaceans migrate toward shore to warmer waters to shed their shells and swim naked until they grow new ones. Cancers are acutely aware of their vulnerability. You love too much, care too deeply, and worry constantly. If you know (metaphorically speaking) that you are the most popular item on the menu for swooping gulls and lip-smacking tourists, you're not going to approach things head-on like an Aries. You're going to hide beneath the rocks and lie in wait until you can sneak up on your prey and seize it. Cancer is ruled by the Moon, which belongs to Diana, goddess of the hunt in Roman mythology.

By using [omega-3 fatty acids] in substantial doses, you provide the foundation for the brain to repair itself. Further, omega-3s have been shown to be as or more effective than prescription SSRI antidepressant medication in treating depression. Hibbeln, M. Low levels of omega-3s are linked to lower IQs in children, higher rates of cognitive decline, Alzheimer's, and other cognitive impairments such as ADHD and dyslexia. A report in the January 22, 2014, issue of the journal Neurology reveals lower brain volume and smaller hippocampus size in older adults is associated with lower omega-3 levels. Lead author James Pottala, Ph. Omega-3s are found in abundance in cold water fish, including wild Alaskan salmon, coho and sockeye salmon, black cod, sablefish, sardines, and herring. It is possible to obtain one of the essential fatty acids (ALA) from flax oil, and the body can convert this to the other two critical fatty acids (EPA and DHA), but this conversion is extremely inefficient. According to the Pauling Institute at Oregon State University, a mere 8% is converted to EPA and 0-4% is converted to DHA in healthy young men. Some people do not manage even this minimal conversion rate, and the process deteriorates with age. It's worse when the color is not your natural one -- meaning yesterday you showed up for work with blue eyes, and today they're brown. If the colored lenses don't match your own eye color in a natural way, check out enhancers. Enhancers are lenses with transparent pigment that amplify your own color. And you don't have to have bad eyesight to wear them. You can buy noncorrective ones if you simply want stunning eye color. If you are super high maintenance and find such off-the-rack color choices too predictable, you can explore the possibility of custom color lenses. Dr Mitch Cassel, who runs the Studio Optix shop in Rockefeller Center in Manhattan, creates one-of-a-kind contact lenses for actors and actresses to wear in movies. For a mere $1,250 he'll create a pair just for you. Elizabeth Hurley Kim Basinger

Accordingly, it makes it difficult for people to find some time and sit in silence. Unfortunately, the clutter that we have to deal with regularly prevents us from thinking clearly. It prevents us from making important decisions that could help to free our minds from worry. For instance, instead of working on your assignment, you might be distracted and waste a lot of time on social media. At the end of the day, you will begin stressing yourself over the fact that you might end up submitting your project late. Before you know it, you're overthinking about something that you ought to have dealt with earlier on. Mindfulness meditation comes in handy as it can help you find peace within yourself and calm your mind. This section will discuss how mindfulness meditation can help you stop overthinking. But first, let's understand what mindfulness meditation is and how you can practice it. What is Mindfulness Meditation? Through mirror work, self-love, and positive affirmations, you can nourish yourself and relieve any of the anxiety you may be feeling at the moment. Do you believe you deserve peace and serenity in your emotional life? Let's affirm: I release the pattern in my consciousness that is creating resistance to my good. I deserve to feel good. Your Day 11 Meditation: Your Healing Light Look deep within the center of your heart and find a tiny pinpoint of brilliantly colored light. It is such a beautiful color. It is the very center of your love and healing energy. Watch the little pinpoint of light begin to pulsate. As it pulsates, it expands until it fills your heart.

A third of your time together, one person's mood influences the other. The positive person pulls the negative person up, or the negative person pulls the positive person down. It's up for grabs. Let's look at other numbers. The people who have lived with a not so happy partner might know this. If you are happy 80% of the time and your partner is happy 40% of the time, then you are happy together 32% of the time, unhappy together 12% of the time, but suddenly 56% of your time is up for grabs. More than half of the time you're pulling your partner up, or they are dragging you down. And you walked into this being happy 80% of the time! What an energy drag. It's very exhausting to cheer somebody up all the time. A Doctor's Manifesto Follow the precautionary principle: If something is not fully proven safe, don't take a chance. Avoid GMOs in everything you eat. The environment around your cells influences whether disease-causing genes get switched on or stay off. Toxins and poor diet create one of the worst environments possible. The powers that be won't drive the changes we need. Consumer action influences the market. Demand changes from manufacturers and regulatory agencies. Educate yourself about everyday endocrine-disrupting chemicals

Over a five-year period, I read and studied everything I could get my hands on to try to educate myself as to why I felt this way. The section will talk about how stress, anxiety and worry can negatively affect your body's ability to get in shape. I hope it will help you as much as it helped me. Understanding cortisol Cortisol is your body's natural response to stress, and it can be a good or a bad thing depending on when it's released. Cortisol is a hormone released from the hypothalamus in your brain (a gland that connects your endocrine and nervous systems), pituitary gland (an endocrine gland at the base of the hypothalamus) and your adrenal gland (an endocrine gland on top of your kidneys). All three of these glands work together as an axis while utilizing other hormones and precursors to make and release cortisol in times of stress. We can be pretty thankful for our body's ability to make cortisol because if you needed to run away from a sabre-toothed tiger thousands of years ago, you needed that instant energy that cortisol produces by engaging our fight, flight or flee response. Just like any other hormone, there is a delicate range of how much our bodies can handle - too little or too much and things start going haywire. Too much stress in your life keeps the cortisol pumping and can have negative effects on your body, mind and physique. Buoyed by this, and a desire to prove to yourself and others that this is a cinch, the temptation is to push harder than the program stipulates. To run a little bit longer, a little bit harder, to ignore signals from your body to ease up and to miss easy or rest days. This will inevitably cause one of two things: injury, or the onset of disillusionment and lack of motivation as the honeymoon period transitions into the reality period, and all of a sudden you stop feeling like a superhero and some runs are just a real grind. So be the tortoise and not the hare. Establishing a running habit means sticking with a schedule, whether you feel like it or not, and be assured there will be days where you definitely won't feel like it. And running, just like daily life, can be a harsh mistress - some days you will breeze through your session, and other days will feel like someone has placed lead weights in your trainers. But one or two bad days do not define a program, nor a bad runner make. In the next section we will look at some tools and techniques to keep you going through the entire program, and to face into those days which you may find challenging, or your motivation begins to waver, but for now, stick with the early part of the program and enjoy the process of becoming a runner and all the benefits that this brings. You have already taken the hardest step, which is to begin, and as the old saying goes, a journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Part 4 - Staying Motivated Throughout Your Schedule

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