Your tasks are monotonous

4. Finally, physiological states are the first sources of information people experience when interacting with their world. As we act, we immediately feel the sensations and reactions made by the body. For example, breathing patterns are noted, muscle tension is felt, and butterflies in the stomach loudly claim our attention …

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Poor meal scheduling

So, Felicia, we'll be at your place around 5:30 on Friday, then we'll grab a bite to eat and go shopping for the stuff to make the Christmas Eve tamales for Tio Tommy's party. Sound good? Felicia shivered and raised her collar. The arctic cold front left no doubt …

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Too many "sleepy" foods in your diet

It may be worth trying CBT for younger and elderly people with depression, people who might otherwise not be good candidates for drug therapy. People with depression often have disordered sleep. For years, it was thought that depression caused sleep disturbances. Now, it appears that poor sleep contributes to depression …

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Too much blood glucose

She then puts in place a plan to eat right and exercise. The goals will not work unless you act upon the goal. Create a plan to put in place so that you will reach that goal. When Sandy reached a 30-pound weight loss, she celebrated by buying herself a …

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A big sweet tooth

Then bring your attention to your knuckles and then into your fingers, either one at a time or together as you find best. Move the attention, when you are ready, back up each arm and, once again, into the shoulders. Is the sensation the same as it was when you …

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Being unprepared for difficult food situations

Finally, jot down how far you think the two inhabit the characteristics you have attributed to them. Over time, our personality adapts to our perception of the way that people are treating us. For example, many who have had to cope with a sudden physical disfigurement report a far greater …

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Not knowing "good" foods from "bad"

If I had to choose between the three attitudes about time which I have so far described, I would be hard-pressed to choose the superior one. But fortunately there is one other attitude about time which I consider ideal: The Enlightened Time Manager The fourth and most enlightened approach to …

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Nutrient deficiencies

I would mess up a potentially wonderful time by thinking work during playtime. I also used to do the opposite. I'd say, I'm going to take off at three to ride my motorcycle on the back roads. Guess what I'd be thinking about for the rest of the day? This …

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Poor self-talk

Research out of the University of California, San Diego revealed that folks using sleeping pills are more likely to develop cancer and succumb to all-cause mortality. In the 2. 5 year study, people using sleeping pills were nearly five times more likely to die than similar people (controls) not using …

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A poor eating schedule

Drifters ignore the subject of time altogether. They choose to keep their lifestyle as unstructured as possible. They let their lives meander aimlessly, like tumbleweed in a light desert wind, enjoying the uncertainty and spontaneity that accompanies such a life. If they hold a job it's usually a temporary one …

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Consuming too many calories

Gratitude is very closely related to our sense of wonder and, very simply, stops us from being dissatisfied. It is impossible to be actively engaged in the act of gratitude and to be thinking negative thoughts at the same time. I (BW) think of gratitude as an ANT repellent. If …

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Faulty circadian rhythms

You merely list the value of your assets on one side of a piece of paper and the total of what you owe, or liabilities, on the other side. Then, by subtracting your liabilities from your assets you come up with the number which constitutes your financial net worth. Now …

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Not following a customized food plan

Recognise your strengths and successes and do all you can to actively bring about change in the way you see yourself. Perhaps the biggest secret of self-worth is to appreciate other people more. Think about what this might mean for you. Join a local community group, volunteer for something you …

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Poor sleep behaviors

These can be practical or more abstract, whichever suits you best. If you imagine this latter statement, the emotion that will come into your mind and body is fear. Say each Positive Affirmation over and over for two minutes each, at some point in the day. It can be done …

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Sleep disorders

They work better in teams and get more accomplished in less time. Workplace theft even declines. Politicians are more charismatic, lawyers are more persuasive, and engineers crush their goals. Athletes run faster, jump higher, and collaborate better with their teammates. They all mean that a person is tense or nervous …

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Too many cat naps

There are lots of inspirational teachers and mentors; I've had the very good fortune of working with quite a few. This tendency towards comparison and the resulting self-deprecation has been intensified by social media beyond anything we could have imagined. A growing army of people find themselves miserably failing in …

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You don't sleep well when you travel

Mr Shoaff answered, What if you said, I love to pay my taxes because I know that it is my part in the care and feeding of the goose that lays the golden eggs'? <a href='http://video.vefire.ru/redirect/?to=http://decopulse.co.uk/'>What</a> if you …

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A Chakra-Based Technique

When I sell it I can even make more profit! And it's true. Everybody benefits from the increase in capital. The company gets to sell two bottles at a time, Johnny saves a trip and some costs, and he can keep some of the savings or pass them on to …

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Basic Acupressure Technique

It is as though that small plastic cap at the end of your shoelaces shrinks a bit every time your chromosome is copied. Eventually, the telomeres grow so short that a cell can no longer copy itself correctly. The cell is old. Many scientists view the length of telomeres as …

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Learning to Recognize Your Own Critical Voice

It seems that stress doesn't just hurt you, it adversely impacts the microorganisms living in your intestines. When you're stressed, you may be killing off the beneficial bacteria that you need to keep healthy. Fortunately, stress reduction via meditative practices may improve your intestinal microbiome and boost your overall health …

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The Critical Voice in Daily Life

As we know from the previous articles, the way we look at the world is a choice. We choose to have a good day, a good week, a good month. And in this very short life, why wouldn't we? When we are positive, we are fluid, moving, not trapped in …

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The Quintessential Safe Place

If you snore, get tested and treated. You didn't think I was going to let you off the hook with exercise, did you? In addition to a healthy diet and proper sleep, regular exercise is one of the best things you can do for your health. Another well-known gesture is …

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When the Critical Voice Is in Charge

This is money you'll use to buy, fix, manufacture, or sell. The key is to engage in commerce, even if only on a part-time basis. I believe that everyone in this country should engage in some form of capitalism. Here, we believe that capital belongs in the hands of the …

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Healing Everyday Traumas

DNA damage can create mutant cells that evolve into cancer. Finally, the DNA damage will short circuit your sirtuin longevity pathways, weakening your defenses against the ravages of time. By causing your body to accumulate senescent cells, create mutant and potentially cancerous cells, and by impairing your youth-promoting sirtuins, radiation …

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The Effects of Trauma

Will you stop procrastinating entirely? Probably not. Can you reduce the instances of procrastination in your life? Most certainly. Not surprisingly, hearing the metronome by itself didn't make the dogs salivate. Then he began the learning process, which he calls conditioning. He played the metronome just before the dogs were …

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Embracing both strength and vulnerability

Others may need to use TENS for a while to treat their pain. It appears to be safe and free of side effects. A successful TENS treatment can wean someone off pain medication, improve mood, and eliminate pain-related depression. When we treat pain, folks who couldn't exercise can now go …

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Opening Our Hearts and Loving Life

It's a huge factor in the creation of both stress and anger. Low Frustration Tolerance is often found in relation to minor situations and inconveniences, rather than crises. Because minor inconveniences happen all the time, it can lead to a state of almost constant irritation, which builds to an occasional …

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Reclaiming our own bodies and beauty

Doctors will diagnose you with high blood pressure (HTN) and start you on powerful, life-long medications based on a couple of abnormal blood pressure (BP) readings in their office. I don't blame them for treating HTN, after all, it is linked to heart disease and stroke. The trouble is that …

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Seeing the strength in surrendering

If there is a number of related events or situations that spring into your thoughts when you are making a decision, you give greater credence to this information. If something is in the news or has been repeated many times on social media, it will spring to mind. It is …

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