Covid-19, Education, Health

Learning Wednesday: Hospital Cleaning Personal Heroes In The Covid-19 Pandemic

Quite often we don’t recognize the brilliant and brave labor that the cleaning personal does in hospitals, clinics, medical offices, in the middle of the Covid-19 Pandemic. They have also been in the front line in the fight against the coronavirus.

Today I want to congratulate them all, in all countries of the world for their valor and love for their work. I want to say thank you from the bottom of my heart. Thank you for being great warriors everyday, ready to help us, doctors, nurses and patients. Your help has been so valuable and appreciated. I wish you the best to you and your families, peace, love and over all: health.

DR. CASTRO’S MEDICAL TEAM AT YOUR SERVICE

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Education, inspiration, Motivation

Learning Wednesday: Are You Lazy? Get Motivated With A Very Short Video

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The area of ​​our brain that deals with the anticipation of gratifications (laziness is part of it) is very large. Therefore identify how much the effort will be worth based on the gratification we imagine we will get before moving to overcome your laziness.

If you understand the prize, your motivation will increase. How to do:
1) Expect to win the battle against your will to do nothing a priori.
2) Break up the difficult objective into many easy micro-objectives.
3) Focus on the benefits that the action you need to take will bring you.
4) Anticipate the benefits that would bring you to reach the goal. Write these things down on a piece of paper and put it next to your bed. Read the list every night and reread it again before getting up in the morning.

5) Create obstacles that prevent you from doing the wrong things
6) Mentally visualize yourself behaving just the way you would like them to act
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inspiration, mental health, Motivation

Raising Awareness About Mental Health: Music Helps Fight Depression

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Depression is a common problem that cause changes in mood and loss of interest and pleasure. Music therapy, an intervention that involves regular meetings with a qualified music therapist, may help in improving mood through emotional expression.

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Music therapy seems to reduce depressive symptoms (e.g. maintaining involvement in job, activities, and relationships).

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“There’s just something about music — particularly live music — that excites and activates the body,” says Loewy, whose work is part of a growing movement of psychiatrists, music therapists, and psychologists who are investigating the use of music in medicine to help patients dealing with pain, depression and possibly even Alzheimer’s disease.

I LOVE THE SIDE EFFECTS OF CONTINUES MUSIC LISTENING!

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“Music very much has a way of enhancing quality of life and can, in addition, promote recovery.”

Education, Health

Learning Wednesday: Anger Harms Your Health Brain And Body Part 1

Take care of your body: Remember that the best medicine is education and prevention—DrMACN

Anger can be well directed and handled in a way that is productive not destructive. Anger can be a challenging emotion to work through. Sometimes our anger can be frightening. Or, maybe we consider it inappropriate to even feel this way at all.

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When anger is misdirected, it often leads to poor choices, damaged relationships, and even violence.

So this is what is really going on in the brain and body when anger is triggered:

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The outburst with fill negative energy has a direct impact on our health. Because of anger, our immune system deteriorates, chances of heart attack increase, we even might get a mental stroke, or even go into depression.

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It impacts our lungs, also and ultimately it reduces our life span. Anger has a very bad impact on our health and others health who are facing our anger. 

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Education, mental health

Learning Wednesday: Narcissism 7 Signs You Are Dealing With A Dangerous Narcissistic Person # Part 1

INTERESTING UPDATE: Due to the introduction of Malignant Narcissism in the Statistic Manual of Mental Disorders this year.

Narcissism comes in many forms, including what’s often termed malignant narcissism.

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Signs of pathological or “malignant” narcissism include a mix of severe pathological egocentrism, antisocial personality disorder, aggression, and sadism. It’s worth noting that malignant narcissism doesn’t have its own entry in the latest Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V), which makes it a hypothetical and experimental diagnostic category, for now, but it might be introduced in 2021.

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If you want to see it in action, though, the Journal of Psychoanalytic Psychology described the 2000 movie American Psycho as a depiction of malignant narcissism. This isn’t to say that all narcissists are Patrick Bateman, of course — but there’s a reason the word “malignant” is in there.

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A malignant narcissist is a person that has a mixture of mental problems and psychopathic leanings. Typically, psychopaths have very few emotions, and cannot feel sadness, remorse or guilt. They might know what they are doing is wrong, they just don’t care.

SIGNS

1.Over-exaggerated sense of entitlement 2.No conscience or remorse 3.Are cruel and sadistic 4.Sense of grandiosity 5. Constant lying and they don’t care 6.Very paranoid 7.Use and Abuse.

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NOTE: Next week Part 2 …. Types Of Narcissists In Our Regular Daily Lives

Education, Health, inspiration

Learning Wednesday: Health Effects of Noise Pollution

Take care of your body: Remember that the best medicine is education and prevention—DrMACN

Noise pollution can be defined as any disturbing or unwanted noise that interferes or harms humans or wildlife.

Exposure to prolonged or excessive noise has been shown to cause a range of health problems ranging from stress, poor concentration, productivity losses in the workplace, and communication difficulties and fatigue from lack of sleep, to more serious issues such as cardiovascular disease, cognitive impairment, tinnitus and other health issues.

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Free Thinking, inspiration, Motivation

Saturday Night For The Free Thinker: The Power Of Free Thinking And Thought

Free thinking is a necessary prelude to an open, progressive, and accepting nation and society. It is essential to have a forum to be able to communicate with them even if it is at the cost of being proved wrong.

This would help people to think differently, expand the existing horizons of thinking, and to be able to evolve innovative ways to refute or implement new ideas. A spirit of inquiry and a sense of inquisitiveness is important for any community, at an individual and collective level.

“The free thinking of one age is the common sense of the next” – Matthew Arnold

Education, Health

Learning Wednesday: Fibromyalgia Tender Points And Understanding It – Part 2

If you are suffering from fibromyalgia, you need to know some facts about it and remember: do not feel shame for feeling the way you do. You can control this disorder and don’t let it overpower you.

Tender points are the specific points on the body that, when touched, feel tender to the person being touched.

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NOTE: Fibromyalgia is not “an imaginary disease”, it is real and it needs to be addressed as such. It is a seriously misunderstood illness.