PERSIMMON

Healthy Lifestyle By Klaudja

WHAT ARE PERSIMMONS?

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Persimmons are delicious and exotic fruits that do more than serving as a sweet and tasty treat; they have a wealth of health benefits packed inside them, including their ability to improve eye health, reduce signs of aging, prevent various types of cancerimprove digestion, boost your immune system, lower cholesterol, increase your metabolism, strengthen your bones, boost cognitive function, lower blood pressure, and take care of your skin. Furthermore, they can help your body heal faster, aid in weight loss, reduce inflammation and increase blood circulation throughout the body.Persimmon is the name given to a number of different species of highly similar fruits from the same scientific family, Diospyros.

MXexM01f As more information about ancient cultures has emerged, thanks to anthropology and archaeology, different types of persimmons have been classified into the Japanese Persimmon, the American Persimmon, the Black Persimmon…

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GRAVIOLA OR SOURSOP TREE.

Healthy Lifestyle By Klaudja

Graviola is a rainforest plant that has been part of the natural and traditional medicine

476398847in Central and South America and the Caribbean for centuries. It has an extremely wide range of medicinal properties, which are distributed through the different parts of the plant. The fruit or juice is taken to reduce fever, counteract diarrhea and dysentery, and kill worms and other parasites. The seeds are also a potent antiparasitic and are used traditionally as a remedy for lice. The bark, leaves, and roots can be made into a soothing medicinal tea, taken as a sedative or an antispasmodic.

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Research also bears out the traditional use of Graviola tea as a hypotensive — that is, a remedy for high blood pressure. The bark can also be used to treat fever, and the leaves are used topically to speed the healing of wounds. The unripe fruit is especially prized as a…

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Autotelic Thinking: Turning Problems Into Challenges

There are exercises that can help you think better, faster, more clearly. I hope youve found some of them in here.

And then there are insights that can change your life. Autoletic thinking turns problems into challenges to be met and learned from. It is an approach that will change your life if you practice it.

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi is the author of Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience, a remarkable book in which he discusses how our thinking can enhance our quality of life. He explains how a rich, strong, powerful person is no more in control of his consciousness than someone who is sickly, poor, weak, or oppressed. The difference is in whether he sees challenges as threats or as opportunities for action.

What he calls the autotelic self refers to someone who has the ability to translate potential threats into enjoyable challenges, and thus has an internal balance. The term autotelic self means a person who has self- contained goals. For most people, goals are shaped by biological needs and social conventions things which are outside the self. The difference is that the autotelic self, or the person who is capable of defining things for himself, is also capable of transforming threats into non-threatening challenges. This can be done with a simple change of perspective, a shift in consciousness: that is, seeing a threat as a challenge that you can overcome. Once you can do that, the steps are simple:

1. Be crystal clear about the goal. Once you know exactly what the goal is, you have an understanding of what is needed to meet it. Then you can decide on a series of actions necessary to accomplish the goal. You can modify these actions as needed in order to meet the goal.

2. Become involved in the activity — This means commitment. This means action. Whether things are going your way or not, you consistently take action with the next best steps. This demands concentration, commitment, and follow through.

3. Pay attention to what is happening This really means that the project becomes more important than your own feelings about what is happening. Your concentration is on the results of the project. You invest your energy in the project. You are committed, you are involved its about the project, not about you.

4. Enjoying the experience the autotelic self is able to set goals, develop skills, be sensitive to feedback, get involved, and look past obstacles. The benefit of learning to be an autotelic personality is that anything that happens can be a source of joy because it is a source of learning and step to the next goal. In other words, there are no failures, only learning experiences.

This approach to thinking can mean the difference between living life in fear or living life in joy. Developing autotelic thinking will give you the ability to transform random events into learning experiences that eventually result in success. Life is change – by definition and for everyone. Seeing that as a challenge to be accepted, enjoyed, and built on is the secret to successful living.

 

Learning Styles

There are four distinct learning styles. Most people will have a preference for one of the four, but to some extent also use the others. The better you become at using all four of them, the more you will learn from your experiences. See if you can pick out the learning style that you seem to choose naturally:

ACTIVIST STYLE
This person enjoys new experiences and dives right in
He likes the excitement of drama or a crisis
He enjoys out-of-the-box ideas
He likes using other people as sounding boards

THEORIST STYLE
This person enjoys theories and concepts
She enjoys intellectual exercises
She performs well in structured situations
She doesn’t like shallow, unsubstantial thinking

REFLECTOR STYLE
This person enjoys detailed research
He likes just sitting back and thinking
He thinks before he acts
He doesn’t respond well in crises or with time constraints

PRAGMATIST STYLE
This person works well on practical tasks
She enjoys putting things into practice immediately
She needs guidelines
She doesn’t enjoy learning that does not have a practical outcome

Can you see that these four learning styles are all aspects of the complete learning process? At stage 1 the activist has the experience. At stage 2 the reflector reviews the experience. At stage 3 the theorist makes conclusions from the experience. And at stage 4 the pragmatist takes action based on the first three stages. Whichever style is your strong suit naturally, you can benefit from practicing all four stages.