Day 367, Stress Reduction with Planning

Day 367, Stress Reduction with Planning   “Contrary to what I suspected, planning reduces stress rather than increasing it.”   ~KaeLyn Morrill   Morning   I am looking at my “Achieve 50 kg” mind map.  I introduced it on my blog yesterday.  Yesterday, I consumed only 1427 calories.  My net carbs were only 69.3 grams, Read More …

Day 366, Powerful Functions of the Prefrontal Cortex

Day 366, Powerful Functions of the Prefrontal Cortex   “Overview of Prefrontal Functions:  The Temporal Organization of Action”   Joaquín Fuster, The Prefrontal Cortex, Fourth Edition, page 333.   Wednesday Afternoon   My husband is home!   I drove over to pick him up at noon yesterday.  He seems to be relieved to be home. Read More …

Day 346, Beef Tenderloin, Breakfast, and the Bite of Lithium on the Body

Day 346, Beef Tenderloin, Breakfast, and the Bite of Lithium on the Body   Friday Morning   Lithium disrupts the functions of protein kinase C, causing many of its troubling side effects.  However, the over-activity of protein kinase C dismantles the function of the prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain that most makes us Read More …

Day 331, Venturing into Mind Mapping and Rating Charts

Day 331, Venturing into Mind Mapping and Rating Charts   “THERE IS NO MAP … So many times we want someone to tell us exactly what to do, and so many times that’s exactly the wrong approach.”   Seth Godin in Linchpin   Wednesday Morning   “My body is healthy; my mind is brilliant; my Read More …

Day 242, Taming My Inner Voice

Day 242, Taming My Inner Voice   Morning   Today is Day Three in my quest to tame my inner voice.   Yesterday, I drove my husband to the bank again.  We ate at the Corner Bakery Cafe nearby while we were waiting for a bank employee.  Our meal was not dairy or gluten-free, but Read More …

Day 226, The Power a Green Drink

Day 226, The Power a Green Drink   Your thoughts and beliefs of the past have created this moment, and all the moments up to this moment. What you are now choosing to believe and think and say will create the next moment and the next day and the next month and the next year. Read More …