Antidepressants could be more harmful for people without cardiovascular disease -> it’s the blood thinning that helps and harms!
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What happens when you rebel against the herd?
A lot of people feel suppressed and suffer because they want to feel loved and accepted by other people.
“They’re afraid that embracing and honestly expressing their individuality might lead them to social ostracism.[…] They sacrifice themselves just so they can please others, unaware that they are committing psychological suicide.”
You should rebel against the herd when you’d like to:
– develop your critical thinking
– be honest to yourself and others
– be loved for who you are and not for what you pretend to be
– take responsibility into your own hands
– feel free and live a less stressful and more meaningful life
“In essence, a rebel is one who is the master of his life. A rebel doesn’t walk on a predetermined path — he creates his own path. (theunboundedspirit.com)
The Face Everything Technique: Why avoiding Difficulties doesn’t work
“Our minds are less “thinking machines” than they are “avoiding machines.””
And we really have no clue that we’re trying to avoid thinking about a particular thing!
Leo Babauta challenges you to try pausing for 1 minute “[…] and think about what difficulty you’re avoiding thinking about right now.
a) You can see a difficulty that you don’t want to address.
b) You will think about something entirely different.
When you’re avoiding to face your problems you’ll be running away your whole life. The problem usually won’t get better but will worsen over time.
- Create awareness about what you’re doing with your time.
- Ask yourself if you’re trying to avoid something.
- Challenge yourself to stay with your feeling of discomfort as long as you can.
- Go and face your problem.
Practice Leo Babauta’s technique and you’ll have less problems floating around in your head!
“You might have the urge to dismiss this article, to avoid practicing this technique. That too is avoidance, and I urge you to face it this moment.” (zenhabits.net)
Ted Halstead has a serious plans to manage our carbon emissions with dividends. That just might work!