Quotes once again!

You may tend to see people as competition, or as adversaries. If so, a change of heart might involve learning to see the innocence in them. Or you might see life as a contest but wish to stop keeping score so much of the time. In this case, having a change of heart might mean redefining what it means to be successful. Sometimes, a change of heart can come about by one’s own quiet reflection. Other times, a close friend or counsellor can help you see your own blind spots or assist you in identifying new ways to look at life.

Your love is located in your heart. It is form this place that we should not only speak but also listen and hear non-defensively what is said to us. It is when you are not in touch with our heart, but instead your ego, that what others say to you affects you negatively. The words you hear become entrenched in our emotional responses of insecurity, anger, resentment and depression.

Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.

We all have things we struggle with, aspects of our lives that seem to create ongoing stress. Perhaps its a relationship, a nagging fear or anxiety, or a habit of some kind that gets in your way. The question is, what’s in it for you to continue your inner strife? You may have all sorts of good reasons for your feelings, but the truth is, they are of no value to you.

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Vagus Nerve

The vagus nerve carries an extensive range of signals from digestive system and organs to the brain and vice versa. It is the tenth cranial nerve, extending from its origin in the brainstem through the neck and the thorax down to the abdomen.

A super brief youtube video about vagus nerve within a person.
Β» https://youtu.be/a-NCs1lOU5w


References
Frontiers | Vagus Nerve as Modulator of the Brain–Gut Axishttps://www.frontiersin.org

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Daylight Saving…

Daylight saving for all future summers in New South Wales begins atΒ 2.00 am on the first Sunday in October and ends at 3.00 am on the first Sunday in April.

https://info.australia.gov.au/about-australia/facts-and-figures/time-zones-and-daylight-saving

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Social Media explained…

  1. Twitter. I am eating a #donut.
  2. FaceBook. I like donuts.
  3. Instagram. Here is a vintage photo of my donut.
  4. YouTube. Here is a video of me eating a donut.
  5. LinkedIn. My skills include donut eating.
  6. PInterest. Here is a donut recipe.
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Dont sweat the small stuff

Few more quotes that I enjoyed very much. Hope you do too.

Go camping. If ever you wanted a strategy that would virtually guarantee to help you regain appreciation for your home and its many conveniences, this is it. And, to top it off, you will have fun too!

While learning to stop sweating the small stuff wont solve all your problems immediately, it will make dealing with them a little easier. As you learn to be more accepting of life, and as little things don’t get to you as much, you will get used to handling things in healthier easier ways, and with far less struggle. You will become happier, more content and confident, and more at peace with yourself.

Learn to live in the present moment. To a large degree, the measure of our peace of mind is determined by how much we are able to live in the present moment. Irrespective of what happened yesterday or last year, and what may or may not happen tomorrow, the present moment is where you are – always.

The best laid plans often take on a life of their own. Being more malleable will help you solve problems and access serenity in the middle of chaos. Life itself is perfect in its imperfection, and if we hold on too tightly, we squeeze out the magic of the moment.

While we may attempt to exercise control over the clutter and craziness of our lives through adhering tightly to schedules and plans, sometimes the best way to achieve a sense of balance and equanimity is to just let go. Oftentimes, surrendering and letting go of your worries, fears, expectations, plans and sometimes your schedule, can relive the stress that robs you of your happiness and joy.

Emotions are meant to be emot4d. We cannot, nor should we, contain our tears any more than we can stifle our laughter. we’ve seen how small children can cry and scream one moment, then laugh and giggle the next. They intuitively know to let go of their previous feelings. And so it is with the rest of us.

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Cell division explained VERY quickly

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How do we know the age of things?

What is Carbon Dating and how does it work?

Some atoms have an unusual amount of protons and neutrons in them – we call these unusual atoms “isotopes” – Isotopes are commonly found in many things, but they don’t last forever. Over time these isotopes lose their protons and neutrons at a steady rate until they resemble a normal atom.

So by counting the number of isotopes there are, we can work out how old something is.

The first element we used for this method of dating was Carbon. After being formed, Carbon will lose half of all its isotopes 5,730 years later – and in 11,460 years time that same lump of Carbon will now only have a quarter of its original isotopes. If you hear anyone mention “half life” this is the rate at which an isotope becomes a normal atom.

Carbon has a relatively short half life, meaning it is very accurate for aging things that have been made during human civilization. But how do we then date something older?

We use different elements. The principle is exactly the same, but we use something other than Carbon – for instance Beryllium has a half life of 1.52 million years and Potassium has half life of 1.26 billion years. Every type of atom can have its own isotope, and every isotope has its own half life.

Regardless of what element is used, the term “Carbon Dating” is still often used as this is the term the people are most familiar with.

Carbon dating and similar methods has been proven to be accurate time and again. if you would like to learn more, have a read at this:
https://www.wtamu.edu/…/how-do-geologists-use-carbon…/

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A camping quote for today. August 2021

Go camping. If ever you wanted to a strategy that would virtually guarantee to help you regain appreciation for your home and its many conveniences, this is it. And, to top it off, you will have fun, too!

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Zoe my first ever owned dog

We acquired a beautiful but anxious senior dog, Zoe August 2020 from a deaf lady – a friend of ours. She didn’t want to continue looking after this beautiful dog. She looked after it for 4 years after one of her adult daughters decided not to have Zoe after giving birth to a baby and gave it to her deaf mum.

Zoe is a cross bred Maltese and poodle. She doesnt shed any hair if any! She is lovely with people. She gets cranky when she settles on a place to sleep and does not want to be picked up! She gets anxious at ANY dog she sees. She barks like crazy!

What is a maltese breed? What is a standard poodle breed?

Maltese Dogs: The Maltese is a breed of dog in the toy group. It is thought to have originated in south-central Europe from dogs of spitz type. It takes its name from the Mediterranean island of Malta. It traditionally has a silky, pure-white coat, hanging ears and a tail that curves over its back, and weighs up to 3.6 kilograms. More information https://www.purina.com.au/en/dogs/breeds/maltese#.YO5Mfugzb-g

Hypoallergenic: Yes Life expectancy: 12 – 15 years OriginMediterranean Basin Temperament: Playful, Affectionate, Intelligent, Docile, Easygoing, Fearless, Lively, Sweet-Tempered, Responsive, Active, Gentl eWeight: Male: 3–4 kg, Female: 3–4 kg Height: Male: 21–25 cm, Female: 20–23 cm

Standard Poodle dogs: The Poodle, called the Pudel in German and the Caniche in French, is a breed of water dog. The breed is divided into four varieties based on size, the Standard Poodle, Medium Poodle, Miniature Poodle and Toy Poodle, although the Medium Poodle variety is not universally recognised. Hypoallergenic: Yes Life expectancy: 12 – 15 yearsHeightToy Poodle: 24 – 28 cm, Miniature Poodle: 28 – 35 cm, Standard Poodle: 45 – 60 cm, Medium Poodle: 35 – 45 cm Temperament: Intelligent, Alert, Faithful, Instinctual, Active, Trainable Colors: Black, White, Apricot, Sable, Cream, Black & White, Grey, Blue, Brown, Red, Silver OriginFranceGermany

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DNA – the blocks of life on Earth.

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