Different things. This is first-hand knowledge. I cut out carbs, or way, way back, and it’s been about 3 months. My head is clearer, and I’m remembering things less often than I was. I seem to be more organized. I’m sleeping better. I think it’s the sugar ban. That’s something I read about but had not experienced. Cool. 1 week ago
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Letting go is a hard lesson to learn, but the rewards I will reap are worth every trying minute. 1 month ago
I’ve started a new journal for recording the trivial details of my days, including a specific line for anything I learn. The sight of it left blank is enough to get me reading and researching. I dare say I can mark this off the list.
Today I learned the origin of the verb “gaslighting” is a 1944 movie in which an abusive husband secretly dims and brightens the gaslights in the house while accusing his wife of imagining the flickering. I’ll have to look it up.
I also learned that Down’s Syndrome may be correctable within a decade, thanks to chromosome therapy and successful experiments in gene manipulation. Amazing news! 4 months ago
Learned that dew poisoning is the same as mud fever and learned what landscape marble is. 5 months ago
... and whether they destroy matter, energy and information as stuff falls into them… or whether, per the Suskin-Hawkins long-standing debate, the information is preserved in the black hole. The conclusion has been that the information is preserved and reflected on the black hole’s event horizon… which leads to the supposition that all information that has ever been generated is reflected and preserved in the universe’s event horizon: the very edge of the universe.
If that doesn’t make sense to you, don’t worry. I’m just parroting a provocative documentary that I just saw, but need to mull before I can actually understand this from the inside out… :-) 5 months ago
...when all the energy in them flattens out and disappears and two adjacent universes then attract each other and touch, setting off a huge Big Bang that repeats the cycle endlessly. This is the current theory that seeks to unify string theory with the causes for the Big Bang. An interesting theory, if for no other reason than there doesn’t seem to be a real reason for the universe to contract after its expansion (to regenerate itself in another Big Bang, which is how Hindu cosmology envisions one cosmic “Breath of Brahma” – a large expansion followed by a large contraction). Anyway, who knows if this is true or not, but it is nevertheless and mind-expanding idea. 5 months ago
... and the emotional body, confirms a book I’m reading. I’d had this experience numerous times over the years, but it was the first time that this was confirmed by someone else… who has a background in physiology. 5 months ago
Wow. I always thought that the tightened innards when you get a bad or anxious feeling about something were the visceral muscles tightening. Turns out, per “YogAlign: Pain-Free Yoga from Your Inner Core”, the mind-blowing yoga book I’m reading, it’s not. The psoas is both smooth muscle (involuntary, like the heart) and skeletal muscle (consciously controlled). When you get anxious, that’s what tightens. Which of course pulls on the diaphragm, which is why your breath gets shallow. Verrrry interesting. 6 months ago
Guar Gum is made up of the ground endosperm of guar beans. It is found in many foods and is said to promote digestive health because it is high in fiber. It’s also used as a thickener in toothpaste, used as a waterproofing agent in the explosives industry, and used in nursing homes to solidify liquids for those with dysphagia. 6 months ago
43things is the worlds largest goal setting community! Cant believe I didnt find it sooner. 6 months ago
English units of air pressure are levels of mercury measured in inches. Average sea level pressure is 29.92 inches of mercury or 1013 millibars. 6 months ago
im learning quite a few new things daily, such as languages and coding etc. 7 months ago
It isn’t enough to buy them and let them sit on the shelf. I have never seemed to learn this….. 8 months ago