New Video : Affirmations to Reduce Anxiety!

My wonderful twitter followers voted for the next affirmations video to be about anxiety, so here it is! 🙂 These affirmations should help calm jangled nerves and reduce stress and worry. Be sure to see a doctor if you have severe anxiety or panic attacks – your health is important!

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Journal Exercise – The Perfect “Whatever”!

I’ve recently started a new visualization exercise when I do my daily journaling, and it’s a lot of fun! I call it “The Perfect Whatever”. With this exercise, you choose a topic, any topic, and describe your perfect version of it!

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For example, imagine the perfect Saturday. What would you do? Where would you go? Who would you be with? Journal vividly about each moment of the day, imagining all the details. Let yourself go wild; remember, it’s YOUR perfect version, so nothing is off limits!

Do this with any topic you wish! Some other examples could be:

-Your perfect vacation
-Your perfect job
-Your perfect social circle
-Your perfect home
-Your perfect date
-Your perfect movie or TV show
-Your perfect meal
-Your perfect pet

In case anyone needs an example, I’ll post one of my Perfect Whatevers. I love movies, so I chose to imagine my perfect movie studio. Here’s what I wrote:

My movie studio is the best! We make wonderful, fun, quality movies that bring people joy. The focus of my studio is my favorite genres – sci-fi, fantasy, and paranormal – but I’m open to any great idea.

The staff is diverse, and I hire diverse creators as well. Everyone is paid well and has great benefits. One of my main goals is to find new, undiscovered talent and give them a chance to shine – I never just hire whatever big name actor or director is the rage at the time. Everything about my studio is progressive, and positive representation is a priority. Female characters in particular would be awesome, and give little girls lots of cool, non-stereotypical role models.

I don’t have to worry about sales or revenue, because I’m a multi-millionaire. Still, I always hire the best advertising companies to market my films. I personally oversee the trailers, to make sure they’re the highest quality and that nothing is spoiled in them!

For my big space opera and fantasy properties, I make associated media like toys, novels, video games, board games, D&D modules, and any other cool thing I can think of. I’m friendly with fans, and encourage fan creativity like fanfic, fanart, and cosplay.

My movie studio makes awesome movies that bring people joy, as well as treating the creators well and respecting the audience. My studio is the BEST!

Give this exercise a try, and let me know what you think! 🙂

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Good News Report – Duck “Supermom”!

Photographer Brent Cizek has captured photos of an amazing mama duck, who is taking care of 75 – yes, SEVENTY FIVE – babies!

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A lake in Bemidji, Minnesota is the home of this Common Merganser supermom, who is busy raising an army of ducklings. Observers have counted at least 75 babies, who are growing and seem to be doing well in their huge family.

Experts say the most likely explanation is that most of the ducklings were somehow lost or separated from their real mothers, and adopted by their current foster mom.

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If there’s a “Mom of the Year” award, I think this brave lady should get the prize!

Check out the original article at Majically: Supermom Duck

See Brent Cizek’s instagram

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New Video : Affirmations for Courage!

New video: Affirmations for Courage! These affirmations should help you believe in your own courage and tap into your inner strength and power. You’ve got a lion in there, I know it!

 

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A Lesson from Sunflowers – Bloom as you are!

Every year I like to grow sunflowers in the sunny part of the yard near my fence. Usually they grow to about 4-5 ft tall (1.2-1.5m), with a saucer-sized flower head filled with hundreds of seeds.

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This year, I was super busy in June and left the seedlings in the starter cups for too long. I planted them anyway, and now I have two rows of stunted mini-sunflowers, most of which are only knee high or so.

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I was afraid they wouldn’t bloom at all because they’re so small, but I was pleasantly surprised to see a flower head start growing on each and every plant! Several of them have opened already, and as you can see (notice the chain link fence for scale), the flower is only about the size of a regular daisy or zinnia bloom.

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I find this very inspiring! Life (ok, me) gave them a weak start, and left them much smaller than usual. But instead of giving up and refusing to bloom, they’re popping out the best flower they can. They don’t sit around in the dirt crying because of their situation, or comparing themselves to other sunflowers, they just spread their leaves, happily create a flower head, and open it up to the sun. Each flower, though small, is perfect in its own way; it has beautiful yellow petals, soft florets filled with nectar and pollen, and young seeds growing and ripening inside.

I think we humans should pay attention to this message! Instead of dwelling on the unfairness of your situation, the difficulties that you face, or feelings of not being good enough, just BLOOM. Bloom the best you can, with what you have, where you are. Your contribution is meaningful and valid, even if it doesn’t look like someone else’s. Make YOUR flower, whatever that may be, and share it proudly with the world.

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Do as the sunflowers do, and BLOOM AS YOU ARE! You’re worth it. 🙂

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New Video : Affirmations for Feeling Attractive!

Time for a brand new video! People have more pressure put on them than ever before to look good. But no matter what your appearance, YOU are attractive and have the right to be happy and confident about your looks! These positive affirmations will inspire body confidence and help you feel your best!

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Solar Panels…powered by bacteria!

Researchers at the University of British Columbia have developed a cool new innovation in the field of solar power – bacteria!

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Solar cells are great for harvesting energy from the sun, but the drawback is that they have a drastic drop in efficiency on cloudy days or situations with dim light. There are certain types of bacteria that produce a natural dye that helps them convert light energy into food, and scientists had experimented with extracting this dye for use in solar technology. Extracting the dye proved difficult and costly, so they decided on a more elegant solution–putting the bacteria themselves into the solar cells!

These new solar panels are called “biogenic” because they are a hybrid of technology and nature. How cool is that?

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This could be a great solution for parts of the world that would benefit from solar power, but have too many overcast days to currently make it practical. I’m looking forward to seeing how this new bio-tech continues to develop!

Check out the original article here –> University of British Columbia

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