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Fatigue A Common Fall- Out Of Urban Living

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

Fatigue

Fatigue is a common health complaint. It is however, one of the hardest terms to define and a symptom of many different conditions. Fatigue is another word for extreme exhaustion of both mental and physical strength.

Weariness, tiredness, exhaustion or lethargy is generally defined as a feeling of lack of energy. Fatigue is not the same as drowsiness, but the desire to sleep may accompany fatigue. In general, drowsiness is feeling the need to sleep, while fatigue is a lack of energy and motivation. Drowsiness and apathy can be symptoms of fatigue.

Causes of fatigue

Fatigue can be a normal and important response to physical exertion, emotional stress, boredom or lack of sleep. You feel you can’t go on or even talk to anyone, short breaks don’t help and you need to take a longer break to relax. Mental fatigue is caused by any prolonged activity along with high level of stress and emotions. It’s seen among individuals who work on tight dead lines for long duration and carry out tasks that require continuous attention and effort.

One can prevent fatigue by defining limits and sticking to them. Physical and mental threshold of work should be for eight hours and include some music, walk or reading in your routine then fatigue will rarely set in.

For sure-fire cures do this once a week:

Get a massage and listen to soothing music.

Eat light and go for brisk walk to pump up blood circulation.

Avoid phone calls.

Cut open, peel or deeply smell citrus fruits such as lemon, orange or lime between tasks.

Dab eucalyptus oil on a handkerchief or crush leaves by hand and inhale.

Keep a bunch of flowers like jasmine near your work space.

How to keep stress at bay

Thursday, June 11th, 2009

There is no shortage of causes of stress in today’s busy lifestyle. Stress is a malaise of modern living, especially life in metro where the pace is hectic and there is hardly anytime to relax or rejuvenate. How much do you value your health and wellbeing?

Stress

We say the cost of your health and wellbeing is….. PRICELESS and there are ways to avoid being stressed. Avoiding all stressful situations may be an obvious solution, but it is not a practical one. Many of the sources of stress cannot be fully eliminated.

While we cannot rid ourselves of workplace stress or family needs, we can adjust the time we give ourselves. Your pathway to a brighter future starts today with how to defeat stress, anxiety and depression.

This system is a natural and holistic permanent solution that is drug free and based on research gathered from several highly regarded psychologists, motivational trainers, physiotherapists, personal coaches, nutritionists and naturopaths. You don’t have to go through the unnecessary pain and suffering, we want to share this knowledge with you. Don’t be a victim of stress and depression any longer.

First of all, to come out of those feelings of anger and frustration understand why you suffer from stress and depression.

Take control of any situation with self confidence and assertiveness.

Have a positive mindset don’t get anxious thinking about potential failures rather remind yourself of what you do well and successes that you’ve had.

End the dread of getting out of bed in the morning to face another tedious day at work feeling tired and lifeless.

Reignite your enthusiasm and energy for a challenging and rewarding career and build a deep connection with work colleagues and build powerful working relationships.

No longer allow your fears to dictate your life. Release your inner strength and courage to build your pathway to brighter future.

Boost your energy levels, increase your enthusiasm, look radiant and feel fantastic to get that WOW effect back into your life and relationships.

End the torture of feeling alone and isolated. Rebuild your self esteem and regain your clarity and direction to secure a brighter future.

Create a healthy mind and body that’s full of energy by simply changing your eating habits.

End those sleepless nights! Have dinner at least three hours before you sleep and steer clear of coffee or any other beverages a few hours before going to bed.

Stick to a healthy diet, get plenty of exercise, avoid smoking and limit the amount of alcohol you drink.

Get your blood pumping through your body to feel energized and alert. Enjoy spending some time in doing simple exercises, meditation and yoga.

Enjoy participating in your favourite sport to strengthen your feeling of wellbeing.

Attract new people into your life with your vibrant and outgoing attitude and disposition.

Train yourself to stay clam even in crisis, after all getting worried and anxious would not help you in any way.

Stay in touch with nature, go for walks in park or simply water the plants in your garden.

Interact and relax with your family, enhance the quality of your relationships and enjoy special moments that you’ll treasure forever.

Having a pet at home is also a great stress buster.

Relax yourself take a warm bath, listen to music or simply meditate.

Try and keep your sleeping schedule by sleeping at same time every night to maintain a certain body rhythm.

Don’t allow others to make demands or set expectations for you, Set realistic goals and expectations for yourself and understand that you can’t control everything.

10 Internal Pathways to Personal Peace

Monday, September 8th, 2008
by Sck

Author: Cynthia Legette Davis

If you want peace in your life, you can have it, but you have to go inside to get it. Inside is where your real power is because it’s where you connect with your greater self.  Inside is where you make the choices. Inside is where making a difference begins. As you continue on your journey to personal peace, here are some pathways to help steer you along your way.

Peace Pathway #1
Find quiet time every day to be still.
The busier your schedule, the more essential quiet time is—whether it’s only 10 minutes or an hour a day. Use this time to pray, meditate, or just listen to the truth in your heart.

Peace Pathway #2
Keep a written record of your thoughts and feelings.
You don’t have to keep a daily journal. It may just be a notebook that you only write in once a week or twice a month. The point is, writing your thoughts and feelings down will help you look back and see your spiritual growth over time.
Peace Pathway #3
Talk to yourself—lovingly .
We all talk to ourselves, consciously or subconsciously. The key is to make sure we’re talking with love. The way you talk to yourself greatly impacts the way you see and treat yourself, and subsequently the way you see and treat others.

Peace Pathway #4
Listen with your heart to strengthen your compassion .
When people are speaking to you, try to put yourself in their shoes so that you can better understand their point of view and react in a more loving way.

Peace Pathway #5
Forgive yourself and others .
Forget the pain of the past, but remember and apply the lessons.

Peace Pathway #6
Be grateful.
Count your blessings every day, and remember where they came from.
Peace Pathway #7
Honor yourself with the truth .
Be honest with yourself about everything in a loving way so that you can be more lovingly honest with others.
Peace Pathway #8
Take care of yourself.
Remember, your body is sacred. Always treat it with respect.
Peace Pathway #9
Be a cheerful giver.
Give of yourself and your possessions to others as often as you can. Giving helps you focus more on others in a loving way, and it makes room for more blessings in your life when you least expect them.

Peace Pathway #10
Be patient with yourself.
There’s still a lot you need to learn about life and love, and that’s okay.

Article Source: http://www.articlesbase.com/stress-management-articles/10-internal-pathways-to-personal-peace-544138.html

About the Author:
Cynthia Legette Davis is author of the books, “Peace Be Still: Inner Healing for Racial Harmony,” its companion workbook, “Peace and Racial Harmony Inside Out,” and “I Know How You Feel.” All are available on Amazon.com.

Do You Have Stinking Thinking - the Power of Words?

Monday, September 8th, 2008
by Sck

Author: Carla McNeil

One of the biggest ahaaa moments for me during my  journey of personal development has been learning about the power of the words that we use.
We experience life in abundance whether that abundance be positive or negative. When I look out in nature I see so much abundance everywhere. So where did the poverty mindset that so many people have today come from? I believe one of the reasons so many people think so negatively is because of the words they use and the words they hear.
Words will determine what you think. Do you have order in your mind? I know my own mind has had a lot of chaos over the years.  I was a pretty negative thinker, I had a lot of “Stinkin’ Thinkin’” happening in my life. What made me realize that I could control my thinking happened because of  a headache.
One day a friend told me to quit saying “I have a headache”. I looked at her like she was crazy, why would I not say it when it was the truth, I did have a headache. Now for me that was a very bad thing because I have suffered from migraine headaches since I was six years old. She kept telling me to just say “I am healthy” regardless of how I felt.
At that point I tried to make sense of what she was saying and honestly I just didn’t get it. However, she was a very good friend and  I trusted her so, whenever I started to get a headache, I would repeat to myself “I am healthy”. Sometimes it would work and the headache would start, but not develop into a full blown migraine. That was huge for me and made me stop and think about the words that I was using, and the words I was hearing from others.
We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.” Jane Fonda
We frame our thinking by the words we hear. What we listen to on a regular basis impacts us more than we realize. What we allow to enter our brains over and over again gets imbedded into our thought patterns and eventually becomes habit. Some of our ways of thinking are good for us, others are not.
We have to choose daily to make quality word decisions or continue with stinking thinking. Ask yourself what am I surrounding myself with every day? What is repeating over and over and over and over? Is it positive or negative? Is it empowering on disempowering?  It is not only the words we speak but the words of others, the words of the media through t.v. and radio, even through music.
The habits we have are a result of our thinking. Sometimes we are negative without even realizing it. Do we say “remember to pick up dog food” or do we say “don’t forget to pick up dog food” . Our brains don’t recognize the negative and they hear “forget to pick up dog food”. Hmm, we are programming our minds to do the exact opposite of what we want.
Making those quality decisions and choosing to say the positive words of the behavior we want rather than what we don’t want can change our entire life.     When our words line up with the desires we have for our life we begin to speak our future into existence.
How we think each day can be set up by the words we hear and use when we first get up in the morning. What are you hearing? Are you turning on the negative news to start your day? You may want to re-think that habit and start your day on a more positive note.  One of the ways you can change your words is through the use of affirmations. I start my day, every day, with positive affirmations. It would be my pleasure to share my list of affirmations with you. Simply send me an email to            Carla@RetireWithCarla.com     , put affirmations in the subject line and I will forward to you the list I say each morning.
Your life is what your thoughts make it.” - Marcus Aurelius
The good thing is that we all know we can change our habits. We don’t always choose to do so but we still know that we can. Words are a habit, and it is just a process to change them.
Delete the habit of negative words. Stay focused the daily habit of powerful and positive words. Remember these are habits therefore in most cases some internal digging is necessary to find out just what you are saying that is not in your own best interest.
My suggestion is to get a recorder, record yourself and then play it back. You may be very surprised at what you hear. You may even have a computer that has a recorder built into it. It is important to relax and get the “real you” on the recorder. Therefore I suggest that either the beginning or end of your day, sit down with the recorder and tell the story of your day. Once you get into your story it will be much easier to speak naturally and chose the words you would normally say. Plus once you have recorded yourself a few times it will also become more natural and you will hear that “real you”.
Let me know, via email, what kind of words you have been thinking and saying and which words you have changed. I would love to hear your success stories.
Changing the habit of my words has had a powerful impact on my life. It has even given me the courage to write this article and share what I have learnt with you! I hope that you will be able to impact your life in a powerful way also.

Article Source: http://www.articlesbase.com/stress-management-articles/do-you-have-stinking-thinking-the-power-of-words-543259.html

About the Author:
Carla McNeil is currently a Human Resources Consultant in the Federal Government of Canada.
About 4 years ago she realized that there was no way she was going to be able to achieve the life of her dreams by working for the Federal Government or anywhere in corporate Canada.  Having spent 20+ years in the hospitality industry she realized that if she continued doing what she was doing she would retire dead or dead broke just like 97% of the population.

Carla has now discovered the beauty of a home based business.  She is building a team of champions who want to make a difference in this world and live the life they were meant to live.  Carla assists, coaches and mentors her team to get out of the “corporate slave camp” and do;
1) What they Want
2) When They Want
3) With Whom They Want.

Always on the lookout for new team members -  Are You Next?

“bite-size It!”

Monday, September 8th, 2008
by Sck

Author: Bo Sanchez

It’s The Secret of Champions.

The average NBA player hits 8.3 points per game.

Michael Jordan’s average score was a mind-blowing 32 points per game.

That’s why Michael Jordan was Michael Jordan.

Jordan was so incredibly consistent he retired in 1999 from the NBA still keeping his 32 point career average. Here’s the remarkable thing: His 32 points happened whether he had injuries or not, or who his coach was, or who his teammates were, or who he was playing against. He just scored 32 points—more or less—per game.
When asked how he was able to do that, he revealed the powerful secret of champions. Jordan said, “I simplified it a few years ago: 32 points per game is really just 8 points per quarter. I figure I can get that in some kind of way during the course of a game.”

Amazing? In other words, he “bite-sized” his goal.

Which is what you should be doing if you want to win in life.

Bite-Size Your
Unrealistic Dreams

Let’s say Jeff earns P25,000 a month today.

But Jeff dreams of earning P100,000 a month one day.

Many people will call him, “Unrealistic”.

But in my book, that’s good. I wrote in a previous blog post that from my experience, Unrealistic Dreams attract more resources and commitment because they’re more exciting.

But I agree, dreaming of earning P100,000 a month is daunting. Like flying to the moon.

But like Jordan, Jeff should bite-size it.

Because Jeff surfs the net a lot, he wants to start an internet business. Specifically, he wants to build a website that will earn through Google ads. His goal: Earn P25,000 each month.

His third business venture is his networking marketing business. His goal: Create a passive income of P25,000 each month.

His fourth business venture is connected to his hobby—selling second-hand cars. His uncle has been doing it for years, earning hundreds of thousands each month, and promised to teach him. So if Jeff sells one car a month, he already earns P25,000 each month. (Note: If you want to start your own business, I recommend that you join the  Truly Rich Super Marketing Workshop.

All of a sudden, P100,000 a month is now doable.

Warning: Jeff shouldn’t start 4 businesses at one go.

He should start one at a time.

And it’s also possible that one of these businesses will be his main business—and explodes to P100,00 a month by itself.

But more on this later…

I Apply Bite-Sizing To My Ministry

Many years ago, I dreamt that I would have 10 special ministries for the poorest of the poor. Not one. Not two. Not three. But ten!

I wanted to care for the abandoned elderly, visit the prisoners, house the orphans, and send street kids to school; I also wanted to build homes for the urban poor and establish a micro-lending program for poor women… I wanted to do so much!

My dream was nuts. It was absolutely insane.

Well today, that dream is no longer a dream.

Here’s an update: We now have 7 ministries for the poorest of the poor. (Yes, we have 3 more to go!) Here’s a secret I’ll discuss with you later: I cheated. I didn’t even have to start the ministries. All I had to do was partner with fantastic friends who were already doing what I wanted to do. In other words, I bite-sized!

Focus On The One Thing

As Jeff shouldn’t start 4 businesses right away, I didn’t start 10 ministries right away.

I just focused on One Thing.

For me, that was  Anawim,  our home for the abandoned elderly.

For 3 years, I had to live on a piece of land that had nothing else but cogon grass—with no running water and electricity.
Together with volunteers, we lived in nipa huts and cared for the poorest of the poor. We picked them up from the streets and cared for them as our own. We made so many mistakes, I can write a book about them. (Don’t worry, I won’t.)

Once  Anawim  was established, I was now able to move on to other things. (By the way, I’d like to invite you to be my Partner in my ministries. Join KerygmaFamily dot com and together, we can share God’s Love to the world.)

Friend, what is your One Thing?

If you have an Unrealistic Dream, focus on One Thing.

Let me give you another example.

When I wanted to earn more money, I entered into a half-a-dozen businesses: I sold herbal juice, engine oil, memorial plans; I put up a fish ball cart, built an ice cream store, and put up a hotdog stand. Result? I lost money. Big time.

I learned my lesson. I was doing too many things, too soon.

I’ve now learned that at the start of the journey, I should focus on One Thing.

Once that One Thing was stable, I moved on to the next One Thing.

Result? I’m now enjoying multiple income streams: (1) Corporate Seminars; (2) Real Estate; (3) Internet Marketing Business; (4) Education; (5) Financial Services; (6) Stock Market; and (7) Mutual Funds.

But it didn’t start with seven.

It started with one.

Let me ask you again: What is your One Thing?

Cheat!
Find A Dream Team

Finding a Dream Team is so powerful, it’s almost like cheating.  (Okay, it’s not really cheating.  But I’m using this word to SHOCK you into action.)

Believe me, when you have an Unrealistic Dream, you’ll be  forced  to look for a Dream Team.

After 10 years of building  Anawim,  I knew I was in trouble.

Because I couldn’t take another 10 years to build my second ministry for the poor! I did the math: If my goal were 10 ministries, then it would take me 100 years to fulfill my dream.

And then it hit me: Why create the ministries from scratch? Why not partner with other friends who were already doing what I wanted to do?

So I cheated. I looked for a Dream Team who had my passion for the poor.

Anawim  is now led by Tim Duran and an incredible team of servants.

After that, I partnered with a street kids ministry,  He Cares,  led by my friend Jodean Sola.

After that, I partnered with  Gawad Kalinga  to build a village in Montalban beside  Anawim.

After that, I partnered with Rey Ortega and his  Alay    Foundation, a scholarship program for poor children, and his  Tahanan  orphanage.

And together, we’re expanding all these ministries.

Friend, cheat!

Who is your Dream Team?

May your dreams come true,
Bo Sanchez

PS.    Build your wealth so you can share it!   On June 7, I’m giving my powerful   How To Be Truly Rich    Seminar.  This seminar will change your financial life.

PS2.   For serious students only:    Do you want to become a true millionaire?     Then you need true millionaire Mentorsto guide you. I’m sharing to you my very own team of millionaire Mentors! Join my   Truly Rich Financial Coaching Program   on June 8 and 11.

PS3.   Start a profitable business!  Never do it alone. Or you’ll make so many mistakes you could have avoided. Join our   Truly Rich Super Marketing Program  and learn the secrets that will make your business prosper .

Article Source: http://www.articlesbase.com/stress-management-articles/bitesize-it-544349.html

About the Author:
Bo Sanchez,

Inspiring You To Live A Fantastic Life

bosanchez dot ph

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