The 9 Epiphanies That Shifted My Perspective Forever - Global One TV - StumbleUpon. By David Over the years I’ve learned dozens of little tricks and insights for making life more fulfilling.
They’ve added up to a significant improvement in the ease and quality of my day-to-day life. But the major breakthroughs have come from a handful of insights that completely rocked my world and redefined reality forever. The world now seems to be a completely different one than the one I lived in about ten years ago, when I started looking into the mechanics of quality of life. It wasn’t the world (and its people) that changed really, it was how I thought of it.
Maybe you’ve had some of the same insights. 1. The first time I heard somebody say that, I didn’t like the sound of it one bit. I see quite clearly now that life is nothing but passing experiences, and my thoughts are just one more category of things I experience. If you can observe your thoughts just like you can observe other objects, who’sdoing the observing? 2. Of course! 3. 4. 5. Shift Your Perspective in 37 Seconds - Global One TV. Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room.
One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs. His bed was next to the room’s only window The other man had to spend all his time flat on his back. The men talked for hours on end. They spoke of their wives and families, their homes, their jobs, their involvement in the military service, where they had been on vacation.. Every afternoon, when the man in the bed by the window could sit up, he would pass the time by describing to his roommate all the things he could see outside the window.
The man in the other bed began to live for those one hour periods where his world would be broadened and enlivened by all the activity and color of the world outside. 174,203 Things You Can Do Instead of Watching TV. A free app that helps you remember. Babble.com - For a new generation of parents. So you've finished a few goals - how about taking the next step? Instead of doing New Years Resolutions, this year, start a Day Zero Project. : GetMotivated. Overcome Fear and Anxiety by Making It Your Only Option. Also called: not planning ahead.
Article makes it sound SO great, but always remember that if it ends badly, it'll be VERY bad. Loosing money over non refundable tickets, renting a car only to take the bus or end up in a car accident and being beat senseless with a phone book by your family, for instance. I've always used this when I needed a major change in my life "namely: Can't get worse than that". Some 10 years ago, in a short time I made a tattoo, gone skydiving and rappeling. All at once because I hit rock bottom on my empty life, so I struggled to do everything I wanted to. This year I cut my meals in less than half and started running and going to the gym. Problem is, if you don't have a very strong will towards the objective, you'll always find a way of turning things around. A Guide to Meditation for the Rest of Us. Top 10 Ways Your Brain Is Sabotaging You (and How to Beat It)
@Firesphere: Not that I don't believe you, but do you have a source for that?
@inverts: I did, it was an article on a Dutch website. I'm searching for an English source. It was testet with CAT scans etcetera, the male brain showed indeed no activity when asked to "shut your eyes and calm down, think of as less as possible" Where the female brain kept being active. *Searches on* A funny side-fact on this: "Female" gays, seem to never be able to "shutdown" where as "male" lesbians were able to completely stop thinking.
Sorry, I am unable to find the article I got this information from. The Autofocus Productivity Method: Stop Maintaining To-Do Lists and Start Getting Stuff Done. More list bullshit....
To end all of this, I present the Actually-Getting-It-Done List (AGIT - since everything has to have an official acronym).... Organizing a ToDo list, for the most part, is a tremendous waste of valuable time. Usually your priorities have shifted by the time you have finished the first item on the list. Either more things have been added to the list (which causes the list to be reordered) or something has dropped from the list, or something has gained or lost priority in the list. And, usually, more than one item shifts in priority or is added to or leaves the list. Mind - Research Upends Traditional Thinking on Study Habits. Going to University- Please post everything you wish you knew before you went, advice, hints and tips, funny stories.... : AskReddit.