When I have some problems in life which distress or irritate me, the first thing I usually do to solve them is to sit in front of the TV screen and watch some positive movie. Of course, this action itself is not a solution but it still it cheers me up to watch the heroes experience some personal disaster and find a way out of it eventually. In my opinion, we should watch some films with more attention and learn to use some efficient movie practices of stress-removing in real life.
If you feel dissatisfied with your personal life, and some minor yet annoying everyday troubles poison your life slow but steady, the situation may threaten you with long-lasting stress. In this case you can use the method of Amelie, the heroine of a famous French movie. Amelie finds pleasure in simple joys of life – she throws flat stones into the water, put her hand in the sack of beans to feel their rough texture…These actions may seem a bit silly, but, in fact, they are really relaxing. Everything that helps to develop your fine motor skills is said to calm you down and distract your attention from unpleasant factors so occupy your hands with some work to get rid of stress.
Seattle is located in the state of Washington. The population of the city is over 4 million people and the city is supposed to be the largest city of the Pacific Northwest area. For some reason the city is nicknamed the Emerald City. The city got this informal status as the area is hemmed about by evergreen forests. And of course the area has a lot of rain. Just remember about it before you start your travel.
For many people Seattle has become known due to its music. Especially due to its famous grunge bands. The most popular grunge band was Nirvana and its late front man Kurt Cobain.
Many people wake up in a bad mood and start performing their daily routine without any enthusiasm. During the working day they answer the endless number of phone calls and fulfill the same tasks. The single desired thing that the people crave for during this never ceasing cycle is silence and serenity. Some may wonder how did the wise philosophers and nationalists of our time managed to fell the joy and happiness of each day of their living. To start see the uniqueness and happiness of each day one should slow down the life pace. The best way to analyze the life routine and find the bright colors min it is to stop and take a short time out. The silent rest and serenity are not a luxury but an essential part of life. There 9is no need ti leave your work and family and set your feet to a deserted island. 15 minutes of total relaxation will be quite enough. Think how many vain and unwary things we do and say guided by sudden emotional affects. The specialists define such short state of full serenity meditative. The calm and confident attitude that is enforced by these short time outs will make take things easier. The inner smile is also important for maintaining happiness. It is not needed to smile widely all day long. Imagine that you are smiling while your facial muscles stay relaxed. That will make you look kind and open. Along with facial expression inner smile will improve your mood.
The mechanism of the hard feeling appearing is familiar to everyone. Each person has certain expectations connected with the other people. Though everyone has his or her unique seeing of the world and that’s why we can’t always meet the expectations of our closest relatives, friends and colleagues. When the other people act not in the way we suppose they should we usually get offended. There are three general ways to cope with the conflict situation.
We all know the legendary show ‘Friends’. The pilot episode came out in 1994 and the show went off air in 2004.
All the six actors keep in touch (Monica Geller – Courteney Cox, Ross Geller – David Schwimmer, Rachel Green – Jennifer Aniston, Phoebe Buffet – Lisa Kudrow, Joey Tribbiani – Matt LeBlank, Chandler Bing – Matthew Perry). According to one of the interviews they talk at least one time a week.
Kevin Van Aelst is a contemporary American photographer who transforms usual things into interesting objects. He manages to see in ordinary stuff something unusual. For his works Aelst usually uses things of daily life. In fact he is attracted to the things you would never pay attention to. His impressive portfolio is an evidence of his obsession with mundane uninteresting things. Aelst is very curious person. He manages to rearrange and reconstruct common materials into extremely unpredictable artifacts. In his artistic statement Aelst shares own vision of his approach to work, “My artwork is an attempt to reconcile my physical surroundings with the fears, fascinations, curiosities, and daydreams occupying my mind […] The images aim to examine the distance between where my mind wanders to and the material objects that inspire those fixations”.
The pregnant woman smoking subjects her unborn child to suffer from the excessive body weight in the future. However this unpleasant effect is likely to appear in the adolescent age of the child. This shocking information was received by Canadian scientists having carried out the experiment which results are published in Archives of General Psychiatry.