First things first. I hate to spoil the ending but you’re going to make it.
CONTINUING THIS WEEK ON SERIES, WE ARE DESIGNED TO SURVIVE AND ON LIVING SUCCESSFULLY WITH SCREWED-UP PEOPLE. PLUS, THE BOOK TEN-MINUTE RELAXATION FOR MIND AND BODY.
Good morning, America!
As I start out today with this post, I remember way back when; Dan and I would wake up with Good Morning America every morning.
This title sticks with me still today and even though we do not watch this show, I still wake up thinking of positive things to make my morning good.
So, lets get started, continuing with where we left off yesterday on, Toxemia and the Diseases of Civilization.
The different manifestations of disease, being of mainly dietary origin, vary according to the nature of the dietary faults responsible, and thus different countries and communities display varying disease patterns which differ according to the traditional diets and other living habits which are followed.
Whereas, in the Western nations, there was once a distinction between the so-called diseases of affluence and the deficiency diseases common among the poor, today that distinction has just about disappeared due to the improved financial situation of the lower classes, so that now just about everybody can enjoy the pleasures of the supermarket Western diet and suffer the diseases of affluence together.
Toxemia = impurities and deficiencies of the blood
Disease = dysfunction of normal body processes.
Civilization = society of developed culture, art and science
AUGUST – 16th, Dan and I thought on continuing this segment with the series with some fun; What is it about August that’s so significant during this month?
National Tell a Joke Day – August 16, 2022
Everyday is a celebration, Dan and I chose this holiday; for humor is a source of keeping our bodies healthy.
Do you have a joke to tell?
Dan and I would love to hear one!
A horse walks into a bar.
The bartender says, “Why the long face?”
And there you have it, the classic joke.
An innocent setup that leads to a punch line, which in turn; sparks big laughs and lifelong admiration from both friends and family.
Nobody said comedy was easy.
In Dan and my opinion, this day should be celebrated all year long.
After all, who doesn’t enjoy a good giggle or laugh?
On August 16, celebrate National Tell a Joke Day by doing just that, telling a joke.
You might want to try it out on some good friends first.
Practice will help.
Remember, timing is everything.
Here’s one more- A lobster walks into a bar.
The bartender says, “We don’t serve ‘food’ here.” Get it?
Picture a life without laughter, it’s hard to imagine that there may have been a time when jokes weren’t invented.
Jokes are believed to have been a part of history since 1900 B.C.
Many suggest that the joke was created by the Greek hero Palamedes, who outsmarted Odysseus during the Trojan War.
There is little evidence to support this claim, and the exact origin of jokes is unknown.
The creation of National Tell a Joke Day is also lost in time so we guess the joke’s on us!
Tell A Joke Day is a great day to lighten up and laugh it up!
Not only is laughter great for the soul, it is also beneficial for our health.
When times get hard, and we need help turning that frown upside down, a good joke will save the day!
Laughter is also contagious, and the world can always use more smiles and laughter.
The structure of a joke isn’t set in stone.
Initially, jokes were more like funny stories or accounts, either written or verbal.
The comical situation would usually end with a punchline.
Slapstick comedy relies more on props and movement to deliver jokes that involve small stunts.
They need to be short and not dragged out, otherwise, the joke will be lost halfway through.
Standup comedians depend on their delivery to get a good laugh out of the audience.
Books on jokes and gags used to be popular at one time, but these days the meme format is the most used in today’s internet culture.
Time is precious and is priceless, so Dan and I will continue each day to pull from a box of 365 inspirational quotes; one quote and share with you.
YOU DON’T HAVE THE POWER TO MAKE LIFE FAIR, BUT YOU DO HAVE THE POWER TO MAKE LIFE JOYFUL.
Continuing from last year the series on LIVING SUCCESSFULLY WITH SCREWED-UP PEOPLE, by Elizabeth B. Brown.
Dan and I continue to share ways to benefit and help keep one’s health cells healthy.
A wise man told me ten years ago, when one is in balance with themselves; one stays healthy.
For more information click on the book
CHAPTER 19; DANCING WITH PORCUPINES (last chapter of the book)
One of the tragedies facing relationships today is the crisis of loving left undone, the reluctance to love openly and demonstratively because of the fear of getting hurt.
We struggle with daily issues in our interactions.
And too many of us wait too long to reconcile.
We hold back, thinking loving freely doesn’t punish someone enough for their failures.
We hang back, believing they owe us and we should wait until they pay debt before we really commit to them.
We see the people in our life as full of faults.
We can’t see any positive.
We hang our hat on what is missing, on what we wish was our lot.
Today Dan and I will be continuing on the book; ten-minute relaxation, For mind and body by Jennie Harding.
Whenever you are feeling under pressure, ten minutes is all you need to relax totally, using tools that are with you at all times; your senses.
This book is packed full of wonderfully simple ideas and exercises for using sight, taste, smell, hearing, and touch and that vital sixth sense of intuition to rebalance your energies and bring you back into harmony with the natural world around you.
Identify your favorite sensory relaxation solutions and combat that stress!
Per Dan and my experience this is another component in keeping ourselves healthy; meditation.
By using your five senses, you can learn to relax in just ten minutes.
CHAPTER 1; WHAT IS STRESS?
DIFFERENT TYPES OF STRESS-
Noise is one of the biggest outside stressors of our time.
Our ears are incredibly sensitive.
Listening to particular sound patterns, whether it’s a pneumatic drill or classical music; actually, alters the frequency of our brain waves.
This either toward a stress reaction or toward relaxation.
Time spent listening to beneficial sound is an extremely effective way to de-stress.
Tomorrow, SOUND BATH
The PHRASE TO REMEMBER; Health is Wealth.
We stand by this and continue to do daily; walk, meditation, and Qigong.
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YOUR GOING TO MAKE IT
First things first. I hate to spoil the ending but you’re going to make it. #firstthingsfirst#ihate#tospoil#theending#ending#goingto#makeit#wearedesignedtosurvive
Until Wednesday, all living things contain a measure of madness that moves them in strange; sometimes inexplicable ways.
This madness can be saving, it is part and parcel of the ability to adapt.
Without it, no species would survive.