» 4 Simple Steps to Start the Exercise Habit Post written by Leo Babauta. I have to admit that I have my ups and downs with the exercise habit. So I know that it’s not the easiest habit for most people, and most people’s experiences consist of starting and stopping and starting again. Which is fine — don’t beat yourself up about it. The important thing is starting again. I’ve written before about how to build the exercise habit (and even have a guest post on it), but today I thought I’d revisit the topic for those who still have trouble. The Main Problems So why do most people have trouble making exercise a regular habit? Too difficult. The 4 Simple Steps So how do we solve those problems? 1. Written: Write this down. 2. 3. 4.
The Benefits of Reading Before Bedtime | Brought to You by Bedroom Furniture Spot Millions of Americans suffer from insomnia, a condition which keeps people awake at night and prevents them from getting a good night’s sleep. There are many different ways to combat this problem, from drinking a warm glass of milk to something a bit more drastic like taking sleeping pills. Reading a book before going to bed is a good way to calm the mind and to help you become sleepy so you a re able to rest peacefully. Often, people choose to watch television before going to bed. Because of new technology and flat screen televisions, more people prefer to watch their favorite shows over reading a book before it is time to turn out the lights. Watching TV before bed time can be bad for your health for many different reasons. Reading a book before going to bed is good for you in many different ways. Aside from helping you sleep better, reading is good for you in many other ways that can improve your brain function.
Memory Improvement Techniques - Improve Your Memory with MindTools.com - StumbleUpon © VeerPRZEMYSLAW PRZYBYLSKI Use these techniques to improve your memory. The tools in this section help you to improve your memory. They help you both to remember facts accurately and to remember the structure of information. The tools are split into two sections. Firstly you'll learn the memory techniques themselves. As with other mind tools, the more practice you give yourself with these techniques, the more effectively you will use them. Mnemonics 'Mnemonic' is another word for memory tool. The idea behind using mnemonics is to encode difficult-to-remember information in a way that is much easier to remember. Our brains evolved to code and interpret complex stimuli such as images, colors, structures, sounds, smells, tastes, touch, positions, emotions and language. Unfortunately, a lot of the information we have to remember in modern life is presented differently – as words printed on a page. Using Your Whole Mind to Remember Use positive, pleasant images.
Take a holiday Working hard without a break can take its toll, which is why it’s so important that you always take your full holiday entitlement. The number of days per year you can take will depend on your company’s policy. Some companies are more generous than others and may give you some extra days of holiday if you have worked there for some time, but if you work full-time you have a legal right to take 28 paid days’ holiday per year – and this can include bank holidays. Holiday your way A holiday is not just about sun, sea and sand, it is also about taking a break and reenergising yourself; this is something you can do anywhere. Having a balanced work-home life is so important, yet many people continue to get caught up at work, forgetting to take a break. Take a break Weekend breaks are a good way of relaxing, especially if time and money commitments prevent a long summer holiday. Strike a balance Get in touch
Near field communication A summary of near-field communication Near field communication (NFC) is a set of ideas and technology that enables smartphones and other devices to establish radio communication with each other by touching the devices together or bringing them into proximity to a distance of typically 10 cm (3.9 in) or less. Early business models such as advertising and industrial applications were not successful, having been overtaken by alternative technologies such as barcodes or UHF tags, but what distinguishes NFC is that devices are often cloud connected. All NFC-enabled smartphones can be provided with dedicated apps including 'ticket' readers as opposed to the traditional dedicated infrastructure that specifies a particular (often proprietary) standard for stock ticket, access control and payment readers. Each full NFC device can work in three modes: NFC Target; NFC Initiator; and NFC peer-to-peer: History NFC traces its roots back to radio-frequency identification, or RFID. Design
Pets Relieve Stress How Pets Can Reduce Our Stresses And Anxieties By: Stanley Popovich Animals and our pets can be a great way to reduce our every day stresses and anxieties. It is not easy to deal with our fears and anxieties, however, spending time with animals can makes us feel better. Here is a list of ways of how our pets can help us to better cope with our fears, anxieties, and stresses and why its good to own a pet. Spending time with your pets can be a great source of companionship. Helping animals and other people through community service can be a great way to overcome our anxieties. Sitting around and accomplishing nothing will not make things any better whether its dealing with the fear of being alone or something else. One of the ways to manage stress is to challenge your negative thinking with positive thoughts. Animals can get our minds off of our problems. Sometimes, we get stressed when everything happens all at once. Pets can get our minds off of our problems.
Databaser: Ordlista Den här listan innehåller några av de termer som används inom databasområdet. Även en del saker som inte tas upp i resten av webbkursen finns med och förklaras kort. I den mån det finns allmänt spridda svenska termer (till exempel fråga för engelskans query), har de använts, men annars används de engelska termerna (till exempel commit). För svenska termer finns också den engelska termen med. Även om ordlistan nämner flera olika termer för samma sak, till exempel både den svenska och den engelska termen, är det inte säkert att båda finns som egna uppslagsord. Om man letar efter en term kan det därför vara bättre att använda webbläsarens sökfunktion (i Mozilla: klicka på Edit och välj Find in This Page, eller tryck CTRL-F) än att bläddra sig fram i bokstavsordning. En bra lista över svenska datatermer finns också hos Svenska datatermgruppen. En annan ordlista med många datatermer finns hos tidningen Computer Sweden. 1:1-samband. 1:N-samband. 1NF. 2NF. 2PC. 2PL. 3NF. 4NF. 5NF. Access.
How To Get a Good Night's Sleep: Self Care For Insomniacs Everywhere! - The Inspire Me Today Blog By Kathi Casey. Insomnia is rampant among those over 40. Are you wishing that someone had told you about this before you got here, so that you could have stocked up on your sleep in your 30′s? All the experts tell us that we need 7 – 8 hours of sleep at night, but as my Guru used to say, our minds are like monkeys – actually, drunken monkeys – who’ve been given too much coffee – you get the idea. Firstly, sleep deprivation can raise your blood pressure and Americans already have plenty of that going around! Have faith, there are easy techniques that work, and you don’t need a second mortgage on your home to pay for them. Brahmari Breath This is my number one recommendation for all insomniacs. Brahmari breath works by creating a vibration in the brain, specifically in the pituitary gland. Begin by sitting comfortably. Closing off your ears so the humming is heard inside the head is important. If you practice this before bed, you’ll enjoy a more restful sleep. Guided Meditation Magnesium
En webbkurs om databaser Av Thomas Padron-McCarthy Den här webbkursen om databaser är baserad på föreläsningar som jag har hållit i olika databaskurser. Kursen är klar, men det kan komma att ske ändringar och tillägg. En omarbetad och utvidgad version av det här materialet finns i form av en bok: Databasteknik av Thomas Padron-McCarthy och Tore Risch (Studentlitteratur, publicerad 2005, ISBN 91-44-04449-6). (This is a web course about databases. Del 1: Grunder om databaser Del 2: Lite mer avancerad användning av databaser Del 3: Ett par specifika databashanterare Del 4: Kort om några mer avancerade ämnen Referens Kursen finns på webben under adressen Om du hittar fel eller oklarheter i kursen, eller har förslag på förbättringar, vare sig det gäller faktainnehåll, urval, språk, pedagogik eller något annat, så meddela gärna författaren! Tack till alla som hjälpt till på olika sätt.
Evening Rituals: How to Fall Asleep Fast with an Evening Routine Here at Asian Efficiency we are big fans of rituals – small sequences of step-by-step actions that put you in a certain mood, state or frame of mind for getting something done. We’ve written and talked extensively about the importance of having physical energy and how having a good morning ritual helps with that. The rituals you go through during the day are the focus of most of our articles, for example, how to use OmniFocus and the Pomodoro Technique together. The last piece of the puzzle is what you do to wind down at the end of the day – your evening ritual. Simply put, a good evening ritual is supposed to help you get a good night’s sleep. Evening Ritual Ingredients Here’s the order that I’d recommend as a starting point for building your own evening ritual. Social Media clearing.Journal entries.Write down stray thoughts.Eat something light.Use the bathroom.Visualization exercises.Light stretching.Read some fiction.Sleep. Social Media Clearing Journal Entries Stray Thoughts Bathroom