Att leva med ADHD Hej. Jag heter Annaklara. Det här är historien om mig. Historien om att växa upp och leva med en funktionsskillnad som ingen visste fanns. Våren 1981 föddes jag i utkanten av Stockholm. När jag var liten var jag en snäll och duktig flicka. Stopp ett tag! Vi har alla en hjärna. För att nervcellerna i hjärnan ska kunna prata med varandra använder de små budbärare som kallas signalsubstanser. Vad är ADHD och DCD undrar ni kanske nu? Det finns många epitet på oss bokstavsbarn. För att du som läser det här skall förstå lite bättre hur det kan vara att leva med min funktionsskillnad tänkte jag nu berätta lite om hur det har varit för mig att växa upp och hur det är för mig att leva idag. Vi börjar med DCD. Jag ville inte vara till besvär för mina kamrater så jag vågade aldrig fråga någon om jag fick vara med. De vanligaste aktiviteterna för flickorna på skolgården var att hoppa hopprep, spela twist, nigger eller kråkan, hoppa hage, göra klapplekar eller skvallra med sin ”bästis”.
The Giving Fraternity Reprinted from May 2010 Congratulations to those graduating this year! You deserve to celebrate and reflect upon your achievements. I also invite you to understand that in regards to fraternity, it ain’t over. The oth er night, my son Jack pulled Shel Silverstein’s The Giving Tree off his shelf. As the boy grew, his use for his beloved tree changed. Each step along the way, when the boy would return and request more and more from the tree, she was excited to give him what he needed. Many more years pass, and the boy returns as a very old man. , but tells him that she has nothing left to provide – no apples, no branches, and no trunk. And the tree was happy. Consider this story as you prepare to leave your undergraduate years. So now you are an alum. As an alum, you can give the fraternity the gift of mentorship. But there is a gift even greater. And the greatest gift you can give her in return is to live her ritual every day. If you do, then your story may read like this:
TMU: Earth Chakras And Vortices - The Earth Energy Grid Looking at Nature all around us, we cannot help but marvel at its raw beauty and rhythm. Planet Earth is a conscious and vibrant living entity. With its own free will, it is meticulously orchestrating a symphony of equilibrium and constant evolution, communicating with all its inhabitants, the solar system and the universe. Ancient civilizations revered their host as a sacred entity: they believed her to be their “Great Mother” and often built their megalithic sacred monuments in areas they considered “Earth’s Highest Energy Vortexes” or “Earth Chakras”. Location of the Earth’s Seven Major Chakras Ancient civilizations and modern esoteric traditions believe that the body of our physical blue planet materialized from a universal energy matrix and has a subtle structure, similar to the human energy field. This energetic structure peaks in seven major “Chakra Sites” located on each continent, where the strongest Energy Vortexes are situated. 1. Mt. When working with the forces of Mt. 2. 3.
Me, My Selfie and I See also: 7 Tips For Great Selfies It's official: 2013 is the year that the selfie came into its own. The self-taken mobile photo now boasts its own art exhibition as well as a new linguistic status—Oxford Dictionaries just added the word in August, making it a legitimate part of the English language. (Update: Oxford has made named it the word of the year for 2013.) Selfies are already big enough to spark a backlash, about which more in a moment. Selfies, of course, aren't really anything new. Keep Feeling Fascination ... World's first photo selfie: Robert Cornelius in Philadelphia, 1839 We’ve come a long way since Robert Cornelius took the world's first photographic self-portrait. Yet he might have had he given it some thought. Those early self-portraits were themselves spurred in equal part by new technology—especially inexpensive, high-quality mirrors—and human self-curiosity, though of course you had to be an artist to actually create one. The Selfie-Centered Generation
Why Being In Your 20s Is Awesome I know I talk crap on being a twentysomething but I’m only half-kidding. In actuality, there’s no age I’d rather be. (Besides maybe seven years old because they don’t do anything besides eat ice cream and poop themselves. That sounds like an ideal life to be completely honest.) Being in your twenties is all about discovering which things hurt you and what makes you feel good. This is what your twenties are for — to feel and see as much as you can, to take advantage of not being tied down to anything and anyone and to go balls to the wall with everything that you do. It’s important to talk about why your twenties are great because it seems like we spend so much of our time wanting to be somewhere else other than where we are. We’re not stuck.
"The Matrix" How Long to Nap for the Best Brain Benefits Home » Health » How Long to Nap for the Best Brain Benefits Taking a nap, we’ve seen time and again, is like rebooting your brain. But napping may be as much of an art as it is a science. Scientists offer recommendations for planning your perfect nap, including how long to nap and when. The sleep experts in the article say a 10-to-20-minute power nap gives you the best “bang for your buck,” but depending on what you want the nap to do for you, other durations might be ideal: For a quick boost of alertness, experts say a 10-to-20-minute power nap is adequate for getting back to work in a pinch. For cognitive memory processing, however, a 60-minute nap may do more good, Dr. Finally, the 90-minute nap will likely involve a full cycle of sleep, which aids creativity and emotional and procedural memory, such as learning how to ride a bike. In addition to those recommendations, one surprising suggestion is to sit slightly upright during your nap, because it will help you avoid a deep sleep.
Flow chart 50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World Life hacks are little ways to make our lives easier. These low-budget tips and trick can help you organize and de-clutter space; prolong and preserve your products; or teach you something (e.g., tie a full Windsor) that you simply did not know before. Most of these came from a great post on tumblr. There is also a great subreddit ‘r/lifehacks‘ with some fantastic tips as well. 20. 40. Sources – muxedo task: 99 Life Hacks to make your life easier! If you enjoyed this post, the Sifter highly recommends: Pentagon researching ‘narrative networks’ as way to hijack the brain with false stories J. D. HeyesNaturalNews If someone – or some government entity – were able to figure out the science behind what makes people violent, what do you suppose they would do with that knowledge? According to a recent report by the BBC, the Defense Department appears to be looking for a way to hijack the mind so it can implant false, but believable, stories – a sort of “like me” weapon, if you will. The Pentagon’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA – the division responsible for all of the Defense Department’s cutting-edge technology development – is said to be working on brand-new research that focuses on the neurobiology behind the political violence and, specifically, whether such violence can be mitigated before it even begins. DARPA officials say the research is aimed at looking for ways to generate versions of events that would convince people not to support the enemy. Not science fiction – just science Brainwash us? “Why are we grabbed by some stories and not others?
Spirulina Explained: What You Need To Know About This Healing Superfood One of the oldest life forms on Earth, spirulina is a blue-green microalgae that helped produce the oxygen in our atmosphere billions of years ago so that other life forms could appear. The original 'superfood,' spirulina is so nutrient dense that you could survive on it and water alone. Hundreds of studies have confirmed spirulina's powerhouse status. It has 60-70% complete protein, meaning it has all 8 essential amino acids and 10 non-essential ones that support good health. According to Balch, it contains concentrations of nutrients "unlike any other single grain, herb, or plant." Spirulina is highly digestible, protects the immune system, aids in mineral absorption and reduces cholesterol. Why take it? In his book Eat to Live, Dr. Spirulina is a source of vitality and life energy. It's common knowledge that we should all eat fish for the omega fatty acid content. Additional Benefits Its superfood status means spirulina has many more benefits. How to get it in your diet Related:
wait but why: Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy Say hi to Lucy. Lucy is part of Generation Y, the generation born between the late 1970s and the mid 1990s. She’s also part of a yuppie culture that makes up a large portion of Gen Y. I have a term for yuppies in the Gen Y age group—I call them Gen Y Protagonists & Special Yuppies, or GYPSYs. So Lucy’s enjoying her GYPSY life, and she’s very pleased to be Lucy. Lucy’s kind of unhappy. To get to the bottom of why, we need to define what makes someone happy or unhappy in the first place. It’s pretty straightforward—when the reality of someone’s life is better than they had expected, they’re happy. To provide some context, let’s start by bringing Lucy’s parents into the discussion: Lucy’s parents were born in the 50s—they’re Baby Boomers. Lucy’s Depression Era grandparents were obsessed with economic security and raised her parents to build practical, secure careers. After graduating from being insufferable hippies, Lucy’s parents embarked on their careers. GYPSYs Are Wildly Ambitious