Combat Anxiety By Following These Helpful Tips

Anxiety and anxiety attacks are an all too common problem in today’s world. Relaxation is the key to fighting anxiety. Read this blog for helpful tips on becoming more relaxed.


To help keep anxiety at bay, manage everyday stress. When your stress levels are high, your anxiety tends to increase, too. Delegate tasks and learn to relieve a few of the responsibilities and pressures of home or work. Make sure you are allowing yourself enough time in the day to unwind.

Share your most significant fear with a confidant, and make an effort to exaggerate its importance when you do. After hearing yourself talk about the fear, you’ll realize that you sound silly. From that point on, you may be able to confront that fear from a different point of view.

Eating a nutritious diet will help you stay healthier, because you are more prone to anxiety attacks when you are feeling hungry or run down. A diet that is balanced contains many helpful vitamins and nutrients which your body desperately needs to stay healthy.

Get your anxiety off your chest a little by sharing it with another – whether they are a medically related person, or a member of your family. Keeping your thoughts and feelings to yourself will only make things worse. Letting your feelings out can make you feel much better and reduce your anxiety.

Make sure that you get enough sleep, to help combat the effects of stress. Sleep deprivation not only causes a variety of physical problems, but it can cause mental ones as well, and plays a big part in anxiety. It should be a common practice to achieve 7-8 hours of sleep each night.

Write down a detailed list of the events and situations that produce stressful feelings. You should put the things that you can change on one side, and the ones that you cannot on the other. Once you have identified the things you cannot influence, put them out of your mind so that you can concentrate on fixing the things you can control.

Distract yourself from feelings of anxiety by acting goofy for a little while. Distracting your thoughts is the best thing to do when suffering through a panic attack. Do whatever you can, where ever you are, to get rid of those feelings.

Now that you’ve come to the end of this article, you are ready to reduce the stress that you have in your life. Stress often equals anxious feelings. Use the tips you just read in everyday life in order to eliminate stress and anxiety.

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THE DRIVE OF A LIFETIME.”    03/03/2017 10:53 pm ET | Updated May 13, 2017 11:l8 pm ET
By Christy Toledo
 By Christy Toledo
It is not possible to use a keyboard to find your missing memories. It
is common to forget certain things we learn. Read on for useful strategies to
improve your memory.

One easy
and effective way to help your memory is by writing things down. This
process increases the
flow of blood to the brain
, particularly the areas associated with memory,
and forces you to use
it
. Keep a notebook, a journal or write detailed lists to constantly help
your ability to remember items you may need in the future.

The phrase
“use it or lose it” applies to your memory. Make time to engage in
activities that need you to recall information, such as crossword puzzles,
learning a new skill or reading.

Social
activity can go a long way in keeping the vigor in your memory. This will keep
you spirits up and alert. If you are depressed or lonely, your mind is not
being stimulated and your brain cells aren’t getting a workout. Engaging in
spirited social outings with your friends and family can help you to keep an
acute mind.

When
learning a new concept, teaching
someone else the concept has proven
to be an effective way to improve your memory. The reason for this is that when
you teach someone else the concept, you must first understand it and then be
able to phrase it yourself.

Go to the
library and check out books written by experts in the field of memory
improvement
. There are many books available written by
psychiatrists that will give you helpful and professional
tips for improving brain function and overall memory.

If you are
a student trying to boost your memory for a test, the worst thing you can do is
cram. Attempting to learn so much in too little time will not allow you to keep
anything at all.

Increase
the dark leafy greens
 in your diet like spinach to help boost your memory power. They hold
important B vitamins and folic
acid, which have a huge job in taking
care of the neurons in your brain.

You can improve brain elasticity when you meditate therefore allowing your brain and its memory
to function at better rates. You will relieve stress from your body which
helps promote healthiness throughout your body. Go to a calm place, and focus
only on breathing slowly. Work at meditating for thirty
minutes a day at the minimum
to help keep your brain in shape.

Classical
music
 may improve your memory. Classical music is soft and soothing, and can
help relax both your body and
mind, thereby improving memory. Try playing
music while you relax in a bath, with lit candles to set the mood.

Saying what
you are trying to remember aloud
 is a fast and uncomplicated way to boost your
memory. Though it may feel silly at first, saying things aloud is an amazing
tool for memorization.

There is
evidence to suggest that fish
oil can improve your ability
to store and recall memories more effectively. You can improve your memory by
using fish oil, which holds Omega-3
fatty acids. Getting the
right dosage is important, so consult your doctor prior to taking this supplement.

By being consistent with your studying sessions, you can improve
the power of your memory. Taking breaks and staying consistent helps your mind keep
information better. Studying in intervals, instead of trying to cram everything
in at once, is a proven method of knowledge retention. Procrastination often
leads to cramming, so be sure to set a study schedule for yourself.

Keep your
social life active. It is proven that those with an active social life have a better memory. Thousands
of people swear by mnemonic devices as a means of improving memory. This
strategy works by creating an
association between a new piece of information and something
you already know. Mnemonic devices are fun, and they often use jokes, rhymes,
or songs to help improve your memory and take frustration out of the studying
process.

Try to study beyond what you really need
to know. You will remember something better if you have more than just a
rudimentary knowledge of it. For instance, when you need to remember a word
or definition, read a little more about it.

Feed your
brain
. Just like the body, the brain needs fuel. If you
are trying to commit valuable information to memory, such as test questions,
you should create an
organizational system that groups subjects together in a
logical fashion. Organizing information into related groupings can be a
more effective way to memorize it for later recall.

When
someone you know is
affected by memory loss, try to be very patient and understanding when you are with them.
Remember this is a difficult experience for them, and they need all the help they can get. If you are patient and understanding, you may be able to help
them. The best way to improve your memory is to have healthy habits, such as
eating nutritious foods, sleeping plentifully, and exercising.

Follow the
advice given in Christy’s blog, and make
an effort to help your memory
. If you have lots of information you must memorize, you should aim to
study this information at many
various places. Doing this will allow you to dissociate what you are learning
from where you are, making it easier to recall wherever you are. The more
places you study at, the more likely the information will go into your
long-term memory storage.

Be sure
that you are sleeping well each night. Studies have shown that sleep is
important to keep your memory in tiptop shape. If you cannot concentrate due to
poor sleep, committing learned facts to long-term memory will be difficult.
Memory loss can be tragic for the aging mind. Older people, especially those
with dementia or degenerative brain diseases, should take prescription
medication to help protect their brains from memory loss.

Say things aloud.
As soon as you learn something like a name, repeat it aloud. Repeating things
where you can hear it is a wonderful way to ensure that you remember that bit
of information at a later date. Whether you are by yourself or with others, do
not feel embarrassed, and say it a few times.

If you
would like to sharpen your memory, associate the things you want to
learn with concepts you are already familiar with. If you learn to tag new
pieces of short term memory information onto existing long-term memories, you
will have an easier time of recollection. You may even be able to accelerate
the rate at which you are able to commit other information to permanent memory.

Material is
memorized
better if you go over it many times during regular
study sessions. This gives your brain adequate time to process the information.
Start exercising regularly if you want to improve your memory. Exercising just
a little bit each day will improve your brain function.


1. What 3
things can you practice doing to prevent forgetfulness?
2. Have you
tried any of these before? If so, which one/s?
3. If yes
to #2, can you give an example of your results?
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1 Girl. 1 Mission.

February 5th, 2012 a 27 year old by the name of Christy Toledo, was in a life-threatening auto accident. The accident took place late night after her bartending shift at the Blue Martini in Orlando, Florida off I-75. Christy was heading back to her friend’s house in Tampa, Florida who she was temporarily staying with at the time. Christy was told her car veered off the interstate and flipped about five times. According to the accident report her body was discovered 50 feet from the vehicle. Christy has tried hard to find out how her made the distance, and who found her, but she still does not know. Christy still continues to research it. The accident report did not say much. Eventually Christy received a phone call from a sergeant who told her she was airlifted to Orlando Regional Medical Center unconscious, when the emergency team implanted a trach and feeding tube. There was no expectation of Christy waking back up. Being the validation for such  a minimally detailed accident report. 

Christy remained in a coma for around five to six weeks at the ORMC. When she regained consciousness her life was dramatically impacted with a traumatic brain injury, liver laceration, lung confusion, neck subluxation, amnesia, epilepsy, fractured lumber spine and a fractured pelvis with pins implanted. The pins were surgically removed a few months later where she mentioned her healing time was terribly painful. 

Despite for Christy having to face constant pain on a daily basis, a multitude of expenses, and healing being an ongoing process seeming like she is never going to reach the finish line, Christy said, “words cannot describe how blessed I am to still be alive, or the gratitude I have towards those who stuck by my side and supported me along the journey. On the bright side of it, least I know who my ride-or-dies are now.”

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Easy Ways To Trim Down That Excess Weight

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Easy Ways To Trim Down That Excess Weight

It can be challenging and may require quite a bit of effort to lose weight. If you learn all you can about what works, you’ll be better off. This article will hopefully encourage you to start working hard on your own weight loss plans.



Consuming coffee can help you lose weight. Coffee is a common drink, but many people don’t realize it is helpful for workouts. It can give you some extra energy and boost the metabolism.


If you can find enjoyment in your workouts, your weight loss is more likely to succeed. Studies show that many people struggle with staying motivated when doing physical exercises. See if workout video games make a difference for you, or simply enjoy some active family recreation instead.


Try to stay surrounded by other active people. When the people around you are active, it will inspire you to get out and enjoy an active lifestyle yourself. Spending time with a couch potato will likely influence you to curl up on the couch with them.


Try to reward yourself for staying true to your diet for extra motivation. Take a night to yourself or go out with friends to get your mind off your diet regimen. Additionally, you can treat yourself to a materialistic award, to give yourself a pat on the back for good work.


Eat more yogurt to lose weight. Low-fat and plain yogurts are the best choice. You can create delicious and nutritious dishes with yogurt. For example, using plain yogurt as a dressing for cucumber salad. Fresh fruit is great on yogurt and is low on processed sugar. You can get a great mix of calcium, protein and other nutrients in a low-fat, low-calorie snack.


If you can, avoid being alone when you eat. We tend to eat more when we are alone, in part because we are not occupied with the give-and-take process of interacting socially.


Use whole grain pasta instead of regular pasta. Many people try to cut pasta from their diet. Alternatively, switch to whole wheat pasta. Whole wheat pasta is better for you in several ways. They make for an excellent meal.


One great tip to help you lose weight is to stay away from foods that are fried. Other cooking methods create healthier, tasty food. For instance, you could broil, steam, bake, or poach. Using these cooking methods can help you slim down more quickly.


While it is important to take weight loss seriously, if you push yourself too hard you might hurt your body and negate your positive results. Gradually start a quality program and you will look better than ever.





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The Best Kept Secrets For Building Muscle Effectively

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The Best Kept Secrets For Building Muscle Effectively


 Building muscle is often a challenging proposition. Not only do you have to remain dedicated to a workout regimen that stresses the muscles, but you must also eat right. Not getting the results you want can be disheartening. The tips laid out in this blog will help you achieve the results you want without wasting time.



Make sure to research the best exercises for increasing muscle mass. There are many different exercising options that are available to muscle builders, including toning multiple groups of muscles at the same time. Make sure you are using muscle building techniques and have a wide variety of exercises to work on the different muscle groups.


To increase muscle mass in the most efficient way possible, you need to warm up before each and every workout. As your muscles work, heal and expand, they become more prone to injuries. If you take the time to warm up first, you can do your best to prevent any type of injury from happening. Do five or ten minutes of light exercise before lifting, followed by a few light to intermediate sets of warm-up lifts.


Try mixing up your workout routine. Workout routines can become boring over time, which may keep you from sticking with it. Make it a little different by switching the exercise you do, each time you go to the gym. By adjusting your workouts, you keep them interesting and you will stay engaged.


Creatine supplements are popular in the muscle building community. However, they must be treated with caution. People with kidney problems are generally advised to refrain from creatine use. There are other side effects from creatine, including heart arrhythmias and muscle disorders like cramping. Teenagers have a higher rate of complications due to their growing body’s needs. Try to ensure that you use the supplements safely if you decide you are going to integrate them into your workouts.


Consuming a sufficient amount of protein is a significant factor in building muscle. An excellent method of consuming an adequate amount of protein is by making use of supplements, such as protein shakes. They are especially beneficial after a workout and also right before going to bed. To replace fat with muscle faster, consume at least one protein shake a day. If you want to bulk up in mass as well as muscle, then you can consume as many as three daily.


Compound exercises will help you obtain the best possible muscle growth. These types of exercises utilize many different muscle groups in one lift. An example is bench pressing, which works not only your chest, but also your triceps and shoulders, in just one exercise.


It can be extremely hard to build muscle. Your workouts will not only be very high in intensity, you will also need to do them on a regular basis. Your diet is just as important as your exercise routine. Considering the amount of effort that you have to put into this goal, it can be quite disheartening if you are not capable of reaching it. Stick to the above tips to ensure you get your desired muscle building results.



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3. If yes to #2, can you give an example of your results?





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The Best Kept Secrets For Building Muscle Effectively

Giving Her All

…one blog post at a time.”

The Best Kept Secrets For Building Muscle Effectively


 Building muscle is often a challenging proposition. Not only do you have to remain dedicated to a workout regimen that stresses the muscles, but you must also eat right. Not getting the results you want can be disheartening. The tips laid out in this blog will help you achieve the results you want without wasting time.



Make sure to research the best exercises for increasing muscle mass. There are many different exercising options that are available to muscle builders, including toning multiple groups of muscles at the same time. Make sure you are using muscle building techniques and have a wide variety of exercises to work on the different muscle groups.


To increase muscle mass in the most efficient way possible, you need to warm up before each and every workout. As your muscles work, heal and expand, they become more prone to injuries. If you take the time to warm up first, you can do your best to prevent any type of injury from happening. Do five or ten minutes of light exercise before lifting, followed by a few light to intermediate sets of warm-up lifts.


Try mixing up your workout routine. Workout routines can become boring over time, which may keep you from sticking with it. Make it a little different by switching the exercise you do, each time you go to the gym. By adjusting your workouts, you keep them interesting and you will stay engaged.


Creatine supplements are popular in the muscle building community. However, they must be treated with caution. People with kidney problems are generally advised to refrain from creatine use. There are other side effects from creatine, including heart arrhythmias and muscle disorders like cramping. Teenagers have a higher rate of complications due to their growing body’s needs. Try to ensure that you use the supplements safely if you decide you are going to integrate them into your workouts.


Consuming a sufficient amount of protein is a significant factor in building muscle. An excellent method of consuming an adequate amount of protein is by making use of supplements, such as protein shakes. They are especially beneficial after a workout and also right before going to bed. To replace fat with muscle faster, consume at least one protein shake a day. If you want to bulk up in mass as well as muscle, then you can consume as many as three daily.


Compound exercises will help you obtain the best possible muscle growth. These types of exercises utilize many different muscle groups in one lift. An example is bench pressing, which works not only your chest, but also your triceps and shoulders, in just one exercise.


It can be extremely hard to build muscle. Your workouts will not only be very high in intensity, you will also need to do them on a regular basis. Your diet is just as important as your exercise routine. Considering the amount of effort that you have to put into this goal, it can be quite disheartening if you are not capable of reaching it. Stick to the above tips to ensure you get your desired muscle building results.



ENGAGE

Comment your responses to the questions below.

1. What 3 things can you practice doing to prevent memory loss?

2. Have you tried any of these before? If so, which one/s?


3. If yes to #2, can you give an example of your results?





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