Friday, 23 October 2020

Step into your future

Regardless of what you read or hear, running on the road is a harder experience than running on a treadmill - some would say a better experience - but be aware nonetheless that you cannot develop the same level of conditioning for road running in the gym as you can by actually taking to the road. Of course, you can always combine the best of both worlds, which is what many people do either for convenience, or to avoid overstressing their legs on the road at the beginning. For example, you could do weekday sessions on the treadmill in the gym, and use the weekends for your road sessions, aiming to spread your training time roughly equally between the two. As a final word, using a treadmill to get in a session while you are travelling, at the gym, or simply because it is easier and more convenient, is definitely better than skipping the session altogether. It's the cross-training that's key. It doesn't let your body adapt to one stimulus too much and it keeps your workouts exciting. Brett Hoebel You were the only one who saw what I hold in my hand was Buddha's comment. Can you see the importance of shifting from pure knowledge-based concepts within the mind to more experiential-based living and the potential magic that it has to impact your life? I share with you another story about wisdom versus concepts For days a couple traveled and barely spoke in search of a wise man. Finally, they arrived in the middle of the forest and found him. My companion said almost nothing to me during the whole journey, said the young man. A love without silence is a love without depth, answered the wise man. But she didn't even say that she loved me. Some people always claim that. And we end up wondering if their words are true. In our experience, however, some understanding of the physiological impact of substances helps our clients have compassion for poor, battered brains recovering from substance abuse, and for the people who have to live with these brains until they feel better. And for that reason, joy helps. Willpower gets a lot of play in popular culture when it comes to change, but joy takes people much, much further.

People are unlikely to persist in a change that does not have its own pleasures. Research has underscored the importance of building a happy life as critical to reducing substance use or other problematic behaviors. Consider Max. There were few things he liked doing more than sitting on the back porch smoking after his wife, Charmaine, and their three kids were in bed. He bristled when Charmaine insisted that this was driving a wedge between them, as she couldn't stand the smell and worried about his health. Charmaine knew, because Max had said as much, that his late nights were about quiet, solitude, and freedom to do what he liked. She and her CMC therapist brainstormed ways to discourage Max from smoking and encourage their spending time together, while also preserving time for Max to be by himself. Once they have committed themselves to a task or project they work diligently until it is finished. If, for example, they have to follow an exercise program to become fit, they follow it until they get the results they want. They enjoy doing what is necessary to achieve their goals for they focus on the rewards, the prize and satisfaction and not on the obstacles and sacrifices. They focus on what they need to do and don't let other people or circumstances cause them to give up. I recently read a blog post about motivational stories and found a great example describing a burning desire. It is about the Greek philosopher Socrates (470 - 399 BC) and I would like to share what I took away from it with you: One day a student asked Socrates: Master, please tell me what the secret to success is. Socrates told the young inquisitive student to meet him the next morning at the nearby river where he would answer his question. The next morning they met at the river and Socrates asked the young man to follow him. He turned around and walked towards the wide, deep river and entered it. Clinical Components of CBT for Hoarding Treatment Components Strategies Assessment Inquire about hoarding symptoms.

Examine functional impairment and safety concerns. Assess related features. Assess concurrent health and mental health problems. Education and Case Formulation Define and diagnose hoarding. Determine treatment goals with the client. Clarify the treatment rules (eg, not touching or removing items without permission). Introduce the CBT model and help clients understand how their hoarding developed and why it persists. It's a lot to deal with! The Burning Contracts practice is a vital part of challenging this rule and getting your self-determination back. But don't blame yourself. Many of us carry this no-boundaries rule around in some form or fashion. Girls and women tend to be socialized to be nice, and setting boundaries is not often seen as nice. Children in troubled homes may also learn that setting boundaries invites punishment or abuse, while people in marginalized communities may learn that their anger is completely unwelcome in the dominant culture. There are many reasons for us not to set boundaries. Learning to Set Boundaries Around Tasks and Deadlines I developed the Defining Your Boundary practice as a visualization and body-based practice because I noticed that many people don't know how to embody boundaries or even imagine how to set them; They have very little life experience of setting clear boundaries, so it doesn't work to teach them boundary-setting sentences like, No, I prefer not to do it that way, or That deadline is too close for me; You also have a love of fine things. People often think that Taurus and Libra are the luxury item signs because they're ruled by Venus, the planet of beauty, but it's really Scorpio. Scorpios are the ones sitting down to ponder the purchase of a gem kept in a high-security vault or examining a rare painting in a private showing.

Scorpios aren't into labels. What you're after is always one of a kind. But Pluto is also the planet of ordeals and the transformations that arise from them. What that means is you can't experience heaven without going through hell first. Crisis is your catharsis. That's why Scorpios are always descending into the underworld of themselves, and every time they do, they transmute a fallen angel into a rejoicing one. This is when you realize that you're bigger than your fears, more generous than your cynicism, and more loving than your hate. You need to get a minimum amount to replace the muscle that breaks down during the day. Protein builds up the body in large part by stimulating the mTOR pathway. The body has two modes that need to be balanced: growth and repair. The body needs to balance the growth of new tissue and the repair of damaged tissue. Every day brings new damage to bodily tissues (including neurons) that need to be repaired. If the body is only in growth mode, this repair doesn't happen very efficiently. If the growth cycle could perfectly equalize the damage-repair cycle, the body would never age. But over the years the repair capacity diminishes and aging inevitably sets in. Nevertheless, you want the repair cycle to be as good as possible for as long as possible. Too much growth leads both to cancer, which is growth run amok, and to neurodegeneration. No matter what they call themselves, these products either deflect light, which helps diffuse the look of fine lines, or add luminosity, which we know is important as we get older and our skin starts to lose its natural dewiness. Go ahead and test these out to see which ones work best for you. If you don't have time to add these to your daily makeup routine, I hear you.

For special events, I use Clarins Instant Light Complexion Perfector, a light reflector that also adds luminosity, layered over Clarins Instant Smooth Perfecting Touch Primer (which deflects wrinkles). The makeup artist Efrat, whom I introduced in article 6, is a master at prepping the skin so that it glows. In a makeup hour, I'd say that her skin prep takes forty-five minutes and applying the actual makeup fifteen minutes. Most of these products are transparent, so you can layer them on top of one another. Some foundations also include a luminizer so make sure you read the package and don't buy something you already have. As any dermatologist will tell you, one of your face products must include a sunscreen with at least SPF 30. I think it's best to get your SPF in your moisturizer (Dr Pat Wexler's moisturizers all have SPF 30, see Brilliant Buys in the next article). This will keep you on the move without worrying too much about the number of times you stumble. Get Rid of Toxic People It is common to have a bad day. We cannot deny the fact that there are times when life seems difficult. Usually, this happens when our emotions overwhelm us. Despite this fact, there are people who have these bad days every day. They never seem to stop talking about their worst experiences. Unfortunately, this can take a negative toll on your life, especially when interacting with other people. Picture a scenario where you are always told about how life is difficult. Your friend keeps mentioning to you that life has changed and it's impossible for you to realize your dreams. You have a choice: you can stay stuck and bitter, or you can do yourself a favor by willingly forgiving the past and letting it go, and then moving on to create a joyous, fulfilling life. You have the freedom to make your life anything you want it to be, because you have freedom of choice. The purpose of today's lesson is to help you raise your self-esteem to such a level that you will allow only loving experiences in your life.

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