I guess I have been awfully busy recently, that’s why I haven’t written a word here. My life is really running all the time, trying to chase something I don’t know what and I have very little time and opportunity to spend my attention on blogging or stuff.
Anyway, today I have first in my life noticed my addiction to the web. I know it may sound funny, but still it is so. It happened in a very simple way: I have spent a day without the internet. There was a blackout in my town and after that the web went down…
First of all I couldn’t imagine there was so much silence in my apartment. I have got used to listening to the music and watching movies online, that’s why I suddenly felt very lonely with the lack of sound in here.
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.
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.