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Mind Openerz

Mind Openerz
“Happiness is a habit – cultivate it.” ~ Elbert Hubbard Happiness is one aspiration all people share. No one wants to be sad and depressed. We’ve all seen people who are always happy – even amidst agonizing life trials. 1. Be thankful that you woke up alive each morning. 2. Surround yourself with happy, positive people who share your values and goals. 3. Accept others for who they are as well as where they are in life. 4. Keep up to date with the latest news regarding your career and hobbies. 5. Don’t wallow in self-pity. 6. Some statistics show that 80% of people dislike their jobs! 7. Take the time to see the beauty around you. 8. Don’t take yourself – or life to seriously. 9. Holding a grudge will hurt no one but you. 10. Develop an attitude of gratitude. 11. Always make sure your loved ones know you love them even in times of conflict. 12. Honesty is the best policy. 13. Meditation gives your very active brain a rest. 14. Concentrate on creating your life the way you want it. 15.

Heal thyself: The power of mind over body A free drug can help treat many disorders with no side effects: our minds. New Scientist reveals six ways to exploit its power. That might sound eccentric, but based on what we’ve learned about the placebo effect, there is good reason to think that talking to your pills really can make them do a terrific job. Simply believing that a treatment will work may trigger the desired effect even if the treatment is inert – a sugar pill, say, or a saline injection. Sources :

19 Life Lessons from the Dalai Lama Here are 19 Life Lessons from the Dalai Lama that he wishes to share with you The Dalai Lama is regarded as the spiritual leader of Tibet and has spent his life helping people around the world reach happiness and enlightenment. Here are a few life lessons he has to share with all of us 1. 2. 3. - Respect for Self - Respect for Others - Responsibility for all your actions 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. Discussion Time What are your favorite lessons from the Dalai Lama? I have a few, but my immediate favorite right now is #8 “spend some time alone everyday.” 28 cosas que todos quisieran tener en su casa 1. Una regadera en el jardín para los días de calor 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. Visita la primera parte de esta lista aquí. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28.

The Mushroom Being Used to Suppress Cancer Tumors by Mike Barrett Have you heard of the mushroom being used to boost the immune system and fight cancer? While there are countless foods and compounds out there being researched for their cancer-fighting abilities, the turkey tail mushroom is one food that has gained some spotlight as of recent. Specifically, the mushroom has been shown to be highly effective at suppressing prostate tumor development. The research, coming from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT), focuses on a compound known as polysaccharopeptide (PSP), which is found in the turkey tail mushroom. Dr Ling, from the Australian Prostate Cancer Research Centre-Queensland and Institute for Biomedical Health & Innovation at QUT had this to say: “The findings are quite significant. While Lings research shows the potential for polysaccharopeptide to completely inhibit prostate tumor formation, he does note that his research doesn’t suggest that simply eating the mushrooms would have the same benefit. Sources: Image Credit

50 Life Secrets and Tips Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment. Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy-set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. Possessions do end up owning you, not the other way around. Become a person of minimal needs and you will be much more content.Develop an endless curiosity about this world.Become an explorer and view the world as your jungle. Stop and observe all of the little things as completely unique events. Read “Zen and the Art of Happiness” by Chris Prentiss.This book will give you the knowledge and instruction to be happy at all times regardless of the circumstances.

41 Exceptionally Beautiful Product Packagings That Will Steal Your Heart 1. Gnome Bread Packaging 2. Note Choosing plastic wrap for non-perishable is often a choice that is unjustifiable for the real needs of the product. 3. 4. An effective way to ward off lunch snatchers! 5. Design: Donkey Products A completely different and funny aspect of tea bags you'd ever never imagined! 6. Designer: Hiroko Sanders A professional designer appreciates something that is attractive, surprising, new, simple and devoid of useless information. 7. Advertising Agency: BBDO Berlin Matches with a striking strip right on the panty. 8. Designer: Yeongkeun Whenever we eat bread, at the picnic, in the cafe or airplane, we usually use disposable butter. 9. Advertising Agency: Publicis, Singapore Who knew throwing a shoe box would become so difficult after Nike came up with this awesome football stadium themed shoe box design. 10. Designer: Jones Knowles Ritchie 11. Creative product packaging idea from Japan. 12.

SF BAY AREA: Superfood/Biofuel/Home-Grown Spirulina WORKSHOP (southwest usa forum at permies) Anyone interested in exploring the wonderful world of Home-Grown Spirulina? Learn all about growing algae for superfood and biofuel in an upcoming AlgaeLab workshop! DIY Algaculture Workshop: Grow your own superfoods and biofuels at home... Sunday, March 4th , 2012 Ace Monster Toys ( 6050 Lowell Street Oakland, CA (near Berkeley and Emeryville) Grow plentiful food and fuel in small spaces. Algae reproduce exponentially, but do not require land, soil, or fresh water. You can grow algae too — in your own home — and we will show you how! Come to the Hands-On Home-Grow Algae workshop series. One personal algae photo-bioreactor in one sunny window can provide enough spirulina to significantly supplement the diet of one person every day. Course Fees: ***Special deal for workshop participants***: Workshop plus complete 10-gallon home-grow kit for growing your own Spirulina. ALGAELAB.ORG 420 Fairmount Ave Oakland, CA 94611 Best, The Algaelab Team

13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do Mentally strong people have healthy habits. They manage their emotions, thoughts, and behaviors in ways that set them up for success in life. Check out these things that mentally strong people don’t do so that you too can become more mentally strong. 1. Mentally strong people don’t sit around feeling sorry about their circumstances or how others have treated them. 2. They don’t allow others to control them, and they don’t give someone else power over them. 3. Mentally strong people don’t try to avoid change. 4. You won’t hear a mentally strong person complaining over lost luggage or traffic jams. 5. Mentally strong people recognize that they don’t need to please everyone all the time. 6. They don’t take reckless or foolish risks, but don’t mind taking calculated risks. You may be interested in this too: 14 Things Positive People Don’t Do 7. Mentally strong people don’t waste time dwelling on the past and wishing things could be different. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13.