Breathing Better

Every living person breathes. In fact, respiration is generally considered to be one of the key indicators of life. However, do you breathe well? Shallow breaths give you just enough oxygen to supply a highly sedentary lifestyle. When you start to exert yourself, you tend to take slightly deeper and much more rapid breaths, and

Audit Everything

Suppose, for a moment, that you have a friend who can't ever seem to get out of debt. Every month they work overtime, every month they pick up their paychecks and cash them promptly, and every month the debt seems to get bigger. When said friend comes to you for advice, what's the first

How to Be Grateful (and Naturally Happier)

Everything sucks. Why do bad things always happen to me? I've got nothing worth living for, and nobody cares about me. These are just some of the thoughts I never have anymore. These are the thoughts of the weak, the ungrateful, and the miserable. They are weak because they don't think to be strong; they are ungrateful

Improve your Mood with Power Poses

Pattern: [c] if(designated_time) for(seconds=0; seconds<30; seconds++) { Shoulders_Back(); Spine_straight(); Hands_on_hips(); Feet_apart(); Head_up(); Breathe_Deeply(); Think_Affirmation(I am strong and in control); } [/c] Many people look at the concept of power poses as pseudoscientific nonsense, in part because the Tedx people who speak of it aren't very convincing. However, when we consider how the body and the subconscious communicate with one another, we can see that consciously acting as though

Understanding The Brain’s I/O Systems

I've stated that the conscious mind is the primary center for input and output (as compared to the subconscious), and that is largely correct from a certain point of view. However, it's important to go into some more detail about how data information is filtered and processed before we go much further. The Senses Every school

Bypassing the Security Unit

Security always implies a tradeoff: you sacrifice user convenience in exchange for security. In a computer system, we see this when a VPN is setting up a secure connection, because it often takes minutes to exchange and validate all the credentials passed back and forth in order to establish a secure key. We also