MLP – Health Care vs. Disease Management

A video about how transforming fundamental assumptions are useful for living better. By a medical doctor, and, well presented.

The linked video takes less than 20 minutes to watch in its entirety, but it is worth just seeing the first few minutes, even if you already “know it” intellectually.

With some of the mass media pushing us to model the world as full of danger, it is good to see that they are more and more opportunities as well.


The Power…. ?

As for making the major changes, it depends on the individual, but they are guidelines available for almost any change, nowadays.

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Mindfulness 4/3 – Beloved Autonomy

This is a bonus to the recent mindfulness challenge.

Having done three parts, I realize that I covered a lot of material in the last one, and it might just put people to sleep, as they aren’t accustomed to using abstract data processing facilities of the neo-prefrontal cortex.

Or, it will be too shallow to give anyone a practical guide.

“Beloved Autonomy” is encapsulated well in the five verses of Psalms 127. It is contradicted by “sacrifice for service to others”, which is the way of Bael-Peor, and the basis of blood-letting sub-cultures, which lead to the downfall of many ancient civilizations.

A focus on life, for mature people, may include a reclaiming of sexual activity. However, sexual activity is less than one tenth of the power of the hosted (i.e. incarnate) human being.

Dance, or rather, fine motion, is the real key to living.

From the time we are born, we are learning to move in precise manners. Timing, precision, balance, harmony within, and flow of motion, are all keys to learning how to walk.

No right-thinking person would suggest that a two-year old child is a sexual being, but the locomotive activity generally out-classes adults, even athletic ones.

Yet, many nowadays want to make sexual intercourse the basis of their “new age” philosophy. This is nothing new, it was a mistake that ancient civilizations often fell into. A focus on sex, rather than locomotion. A narrowing of vision.

Writing, reading, playing musical instruments, sleeping comfortably, are all extensions of the concept of “fine motion”. Thus, they are forms of “divine dance”, which is the dance of the nerves, neurons, and energies within the body to express the results intended.

It is great that people are learning the joys of divinely present sexual intercourse, and masturbation, on a wider scale than the closed doors of various cults… but sex is a relatively minor part of life.

Eureka and fu (effort sustained over the long term) are the keys to development and education.

So, unlock your potential by resting well, and often, and studying deeply, producing the fine motions: writings, dances, songs, musical arrangements, sculptures, what have you…. that will foster the sustaining of development, and expand your capabilities in a physical manner.

Even if you have been inhibited physically, to read and speak are also divine dances.

Don’t squander that ability on fear and failure based media.

And, as always, #Fu C K on am I.

 

Apparently, I am awesome….

…so awesome that some useless people keep calling me crazy.

You know what, you all are crazy, for not living life like an awesome person, but instead wanting to be rats, dogs, and cock-roaches, as if by doing that you’ll somehow live longer, better, or stronger.

Still, to each their own. Not everyone can sustain being a 1/3 of 1% er… even though that ratio has nothing to do with statistics.

More later. Or less. whatever.

Live long, prosper, and have great status with those that matter, and great fortunes with the over-sight system which gives us Serendipity and expanding success.

 

Enjoy Everything, and rest well and often.

I’m not sure when I started developing “Catchphrases”. Some of them I just copy from well known sources — the prayer of serenity is on one of my walls — but I do find that my versions are short, and a little different.

Enjoy Everything

Sounds both simple and impossible, but it was born out of being around people who complain a lot about everything. No matter how much pleasure, how much success, how much gifts, how much attention, all they do is complain more. It is from that that “misery loves company” likely came, and so to counter it, I reminded myself that we can actually choose joy, just as we can choose misery.

This doesn’t mean that we have to be passive, or to be delusional. They are many more stances than misery and joyfulness, but the fact is that joyfulness is a stance, like sitting or standing, just as misery is a stance, like lying down or curling into the fetal position. They bring their own set of emotions, and it is important to remain aware that, even if you don’t feel like it yet, you can make that choice.

As mature beings (of whatever biological age), we can change a lot of things which we couldn’t have when we were younger. We can even change how we look at our past, how we look at our present, and how we look at our future. We can choose to stand up and enjoy everything, rather than lie down and be miserable.

This is a start of overcoming challenges, solving problems, setting purpose, and building things that matter to our future selves, as well as actually enjoying the hear and now without negative emotions such as (false) guilt, anxiety, or fear.

It isn’t the only choice to being happy, successful, or wealthy, but it is the choice which makes those other possibilities possible, rather than fleeting dreams. It is what helps separate good days from bad days, and ultimately, better characters from bad characters.

…and…

Rest well and often

When I started saying that, I didn’t know that workaholics anonymous was actually a thing. It is a testament to how progressive humanity is, that there’s now support groups for just about any type of recovery or growth, personal or professional. …take time out to prevent burnout… but how about, take time out to enable enjoyment and a higher level of constructive production?

The problem with hard workers is that we often think everything is solve by hard work. In fact, smart work removes the hardness from the human involvement of work, and leverages both machines and intelligence to not just solve problems, but organize lifestyles around the things which we love most as human beings.

Rest gives us the seeds of awareness. Meditation, reflection, and intelligence, are all rest-based activities, rather than hard-based effort-filled distractions from life.

But, it doesn’t feel that way. Five minutes to rest fells like something you can put off until the next goal, until the next day, until the next vacation. Your body joins the conspiracy and tells you to keep pumping the adrenaline, keep pumping the stress up, shut down the organs, keep fighting, sleep is for the weak, hard work always pays off, and so on.

Some things are difficult not because they take more effort, but because they take more rest.

Those things are easy to avoid by being hectic.

We’re even conditioned to do that, but not conditioned to put our own awareness, concentration, and being human above and beyond the needs of “the factory”, whether that be a school, a firm, or even a companion.

Rome wasn’t built in a day, but it wasn’t built in a hurry, either. It was, however, burned rather rapidly.

So, if you have a choice between resting too much and working too much, you should choose to rest too much… but the real choice is between working too much at the wrong thing, and enjoying every moment of life more and more, as you increase your awareness of your power of choice (to stand joyfully) and your power of awareness (based on rest and continual generation of fresh, intelligent, moving vitality).

A little different?

So, a catch phrase is supposed to catch you just before you fall into focus without consciousness, and help you bring life in line with life, rest into majority, and thus, life back into focus as some enjoyable business, rather than any burdens which were cause by following a pace which is not your own.

To say “to thine own self be true” begs the question of who this self is… but you only find out when you take some time out to be within yourself, not the images on the stages of life, but the you that is always there, within everything.

You have to know yourself to know yourself, you can’t find it in others, no matter how close or helpful they may be.

So, enjoy everything, and rest well, and rest often, taking your fill of the free waters of life.