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!2018 – What is ASCORIL MEDICINE OF INDIA?

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What is Ascoril?

Ascoril Expectorant is used for CoughCoughing, Chest congestion, AsthmaBronchitisBreathing problemsColdsSinusitisBack painChronic bronchitis and other conditions. Ascoril Expectorant may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Ascoril Expectorant contains BromhexineGuaifenesinMenthol and Terbutaline as active ingredients.

Ascoril Expectorant works by increasing the viscid or excessive mucus in respiratory tract thus making phlegm thinner; temporarily relieving minor pain; relaxing and opening the airways; reducing the phlegm in the air passages;

Glenmark Pharma (Majesta) manufactures Ascoril Expectorant.

Detailed information related to Ascoril Expectorant’s uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below:

AThe complete list of uses and indications for Ascoril Expectorant is as follows:

References: 1234.

What are the side-effects of Ascoril Expectorant?

The most commonly reported side-effects of Ascoril Expectorant are trembling or shaking, increased heart rate, headache, abdominal pain, dizziness, and emesis.

The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur from the use of Ascoril Expectorant. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.

If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.

References: 123

Ascoril Expectorant – Drug Interactions

If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Ascoril Expectorant may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Ascoril Expectorant may interact with the following drugs and products:

  • Alcohol
  • Anisindione
  • Bendrofluazide
  • Dicumarol
  • Furosemide
  • Metipranolol
  • Pancuronium
  • Theophylline
  • Warfarin

References: 12

Ascoril Expectorant – Precautions & How to Use

Before using Ascoril Expectorant, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

References: 11

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!2018 – 0712Th Right wrist Post Surgery Briefing-1

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1For the record in case wife/Benefactors wanna pursue future things as this injury or work related GoC. Honey this thing #mySummerBlues2018 was installed on me on last Thursday it’s been stuck on me full time now this is #Day8. It still had swelling on the hand then. Way up to my right hand knuckles. Wednesday 11th July Yesterday I woke up with lots of pain on my right wrist. Then took some T3 peels. Today it’s starting on-off pain. Will monitor all day long. 

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!2018 – FIFA WORLD CUP RUSSIA GAME SCHEDULE AND RESULTS_1

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!2018 – FIFA WorldCup #GameScheduleResults

2018-06-14Thu PST: 

Group Stages:
0800: 1. Russia 5 – 0 Saudi;

2018-06-15Fri PST:
0500: 2. Egypt 0 – 1 Uruguay;
0800: 3. Morocco 0 – 1 Iran
1100: 4. Portugal 3 – 3 Spain;

2018-06-16Sat PST:
0300: 05. France 2 – 1 Australia;
0600: 06. Argentina 1 – 1 Iceland;
0900: 07. Drnmark 1 – 0 Peru;
1200: 08. Croatia 2 – 0 Nigeria;

2018-06-17Sun PST: Fathers’ Day
0500: 09.  Serbia 1 – Costa Rica 0;
0800: 10. Mexico 1 – 0 Germany;
1100: 11. Brasil 1 – 1 Swiss;

2018-06-18Mon PST:
0500: 12. Sweden 1 – 0 RSKorea;
0800: 13. Belgium 3 – 0 Panama ;
1100: 14. England 2 – 1 Tunisia;

2018-06-19Tue PST:
0500: 15. Japan 2 – 1 Columbia;
0800: 16. Senegal 2 – 1 Poland;
1100: 17. Russia 3 – 1 Egypt; 

2018-06-20Wed PST:
0500: 18. Portugal 1 – 0 Morocco;
0800: 19. Uruguay 1 – 0 Saudi Arabia;
1100: 20. Spain 1- 0 Iran;

2018-06-21Thu PST:
0500: 21. Denmark 1 – 1 Australia;
0800: 22. France 1 – 0 Peru;
1100: 23. Croatia 3 – 0 Argentina;

2018-06-22Fri PST:
0500: 24. Brasil 2 – 0 Costa Rica;
0800: 25. Nigeria 2 – 0 Iceland;
1100: 26. Swiss 2 – 1 Serbia;

2018-06-23Sat PST:
0500: 27. Belgium 5 – 2Tunisia;
0800: 28. Mexico 2 – 1 S. Korea;
1100: 29. Germany 2 – 1 Sweden- ;

2018-06-24Sun PST:
0500: 30. England 6 – 1 Panama;
0800: 31. Senegal 2 – 2 Japan;
1100: 32. Columbia 3 -: 0 Poland;

2018-06-25Mon PST:
0700: 33. Uruguay 3 – 0 Russia;
0700: 34. Egypt 1 – 2 Saudia;
1100: 35. Morocco 2 – 2 Spain;
1100: 36. Portugal 1 – 1 Iran;

2018-06-26Tue PST:
0700: 37. Peru 2 – 0 Australia;
0700: 38. Denmark 0 – 0 ;
1100: 39. Argentina 2 – 1 Nigeria;
1100: 40. Croatia 2 – 1 Iceland;

2018-06-27Wed PST:
0700: 41. S. Korea 2 – 0 Germany;
0700: 42. Sweden 3 – 0 Mexico;
1100: 43. Brasilia 2 – 0 Serbia;
1100: 44. CostaRica 2 – 2 Swissland;

2018-06-28Thu PST:
0700: 45. Polland 1 –  0 Japan;
0700: 46. Columbia 1 – 0   Senegal;
1100: 47. Tunisia 2 – 1 Panama;
1100: 48. Belgium 1 – 0 England;


Elimination Stage(Group of 16):

2018-06-30Sat PST:
0700: 49. France 4 – 3 Argentina;  KO1
1100: 50. Uruguay 2 – 1 Portugal; KO2
Uruguay Vs France in QF1

2018-07-01Sun PST:
0700: 51.RUS 1(4) – 1(3) SPN; KO3
1100: 52. CROT 1(3) – 1(2) DEN; KO4.
Russia Vs Croatia in QF2

2018-07-02Mon PST:
0700: 53. Brazil 2 – 0 Mexico; KO5.
1100: 54. Belgium 3 – 2 Japan; KO6.
Brazil Vs Belgium in QF3

2018-07-03Tue PST:
0700: 55. Sweden 1 – 0 Swiss; KO7.
1100: 56. Eng (1)4 – (1)3 Col; KO8.
England Vs Sweden in QF4


Quarter Finals(Group of 8):

2018-07-06Fri PST
0700: 57. Uruguay – France QF1
1100: 58. Brazil – Belgium QF2

2018-07-07Sat PST
0700: 59. England – Sweden  QF3
1100: 60. Russia – Croatia QF4


Semi Finals(Group of 4):

2018-07-10Tue PST
1100: 61. SF1: Winner 57 – Winner 58

2018-07-11Wed PST
1100: 62. SF2: Winner 59 – Winner 60


Runner up:

2018-07-24Sat
0700: 63. Looser 61 – Looser 62


Final:

2018-07-15Sun PST
0800: 64. Winner 61- Winner 62

!2018 – PMP: How to Memorize ITTOS For Exams_2

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PMP mind maps

To Memorize or not to Memorize ITTOs is often a good topic for debate.

But I am not going there now.

Lets solve this problem by looking at the point where we all agree. Well that is a type of conflict resolution is not it? ;)

That point of agreement is there are some I/TT/O which , if memorized can give us huge benefits in the exam.

Today I choose Expert Judgement, which is a Tools and Technique used in most processes but not all of them.Most probably because the Project Team and Project Manager can not ideally will like to go to experts for every decisons they have to make.

The Magic starts here:

You need to utilize the memory space theory. Ah! something like that. It says human brain remembers places better than other things. Well may be I did not remember the exact words. :P

www.wikihow.com/Plot-the-47-Processes-of…5,-in-3-Minutes-Flat 

Read the above trick and understand it to remember the Table 3-1 from Page 61 PMBOK 5th Ed.

it took me 2 days to get it in my “memory palace” and I can download it anytime in a piece of paper.

I remember the exact position of the 47 processes in the Table.

Basically now you should be able to tell me which processes I am referring If I say the number 221.

221== Row2 Column 2 Cell 1=Plan Scope Management. And many more tricks like that :).

Enhance the Magic: What if I tell you that you can remember any crucial I/TT/O ‘s position in your memory palace?Do you believe me? But that is a topic of discussion may be in my next topics.Reason being that technique is little bit complex and needs some memory skill/practise.


So finally I come to today’s topic. Phew!!

Expert Judgement using the memory palace and process of association.

Assumption:

Your memory palace has the picture of PMBOk Page 61.

And

You have made the memory Dump in a piece of paper.
[10X5 matrix]

Now get the following keys to your memory :

Xpert judgement (I like X coming first in Expert Judgement, I will explain the reason latter. For now think of expert judgement as X) is a TT for every process in Integration Management. So Row 1 is full with X.Visualize the picture.cross with one solid line in your paper. See yourself doing it. Again ! visulization is important here!!

So now you remember forever that every processes in First row[Integration] and First column[Initiation PG] have x.
While reading the following statements also try to visualize the matrix you just created.
It goes like IPEM&CC(I prefer Extra Mac&Cheese Cold)[The process Groups]

Now your brain is prepared to take my riddle. Here it goes!!

Xperts DON’T Collect Samples of DumbSchollers in Quacks as a Common Plan , rather they Directly Condemn Practises eating iMac&Chease while watching CrimeComedies with Manslaughter & Cannabies.

Read it and visualize the matrix…..

I am talking about Xpert Judgement(Off course you did not forget that yet!!).
They DONT do what?

DONT Collect Samples of DumbSchollers in Quacks as a Common Practice

Get the hint? XPerts are NOT part of these processes Collect Requirements,Sequence Activities,Develop Schedules,Quality Plan,Communication Plan[All in Planning Column.. come on , you are still visualising the matrix correct? Planning is the 2nd Column of PG]

Rather they are part of following processes

rather they Directly Condemn Practises eating iMac&Chease while watching CrimeComedies with Manslaughter & Cannabies

Direct&Manage Work,Conduct Procurement,[Executing Process Group..correct you are visualizing the matrix, Column 3 Executing],M&C and Integrated Change Control,Control Communication,Manage Stakeholder Engagement[Controlling process group , Column 4] , Closing [Column 5 Closing PG] .

While you were reading the riddle you are putting one x for the candidates from second part of the riddle:
[Direct&Manage Work,Conduct Procurement,[Executing Process Group..correct you are visualizing the matrix, Column 3 Executing],M&C and Integrated Change Control,Control Communication,Manage Stakeholder Engagement[Controlling process group , Column 4],Closing [Column 5 Closing PG] ]

After completing pass1 you put x all the other places except the DON’T processes.[DON’T Collect Samples of DumbSchollers in Quacks as a Common Practice]=[Collect Requirements,Sequence Activities,Develop Schedules,Quality Plan,Communication Plan]

So the final matrix have the cells/processes marked with x.

TIP: Close Procurement does not have x.Just remember this one as a Fact.Read the FACT: Only the first Row and first Column Only have the “Solid line”, the line telling you all processes of first row [Project Integration Management]and Initiation PG [First Column]have X as TT.The 5th Column does not have any “Solid Line” , so “not all” processes have X as TT there.

Note: Thank you Sir Harry Loyrane!!

If this concept gets accepted here I would like to share more memory magics that can help PMP aspirants :). DO let me know!! :D and do not watch too much Crime Comedies ;)
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!2018 – Marriage and Happiness_101

Quote: …”Now I apply the principles I used in the weight room to my marriage. For example, I used to get anxious when my wife was feeling sad or stressed. And I used to snap at her if I felt attacked or threatened. For over a year I’ve been working to improve myself in this area. I practice self-soothing, taking deep breaths, and thinking before I speak, and giving my wife the benefit of the doubt and trying to understand her perspective when I feel hurt.”…

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Seriously. What’s the Point of Marriage?

Today it’s time to bust out a cold, hard truth: the point of marriage is not happiness. The point of marriage is growth.

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By Nate Bagley

What’s the point of marriage?

No, really, this is a serious question. What’s the point? If you don’t have a goal, objective, or specific outcome in mind, or if you don’t know what you and your partner’s needs are and how best to fulfill them, how can you know whether or not you’re being successful in your partnership?

Having the wrong goals or “point” to your marriage can leave you feeling frustrated, alone, or even reeling in confusion or anger. Speaking of anger (this will all tie together, so stay with me here), I saw a quote on social media the other day that got me really upset:

“You deserve to be with somebody who makes you happy. Somebody who doesn’t complicate your life. Somebody who won’t hurt you.”

This quote got me riled up because this is the kind of hogwash cooked up by a social media manager in desperate need of some validating “likes.” It can destroy relationships because it is offering an ineffective platitude that people will take as serious advice.

Is unending happiness the goal? Sounds boring.

So, here’s another honest question: since when did the pinnacle of relationship achievement become existing in a constant, unchanging state of happiness, simplicity, and total safety? When did the fantasy of “and they lived happily ever after“ stop being the end of a storybook for kids and turn into literal #lifegoals?

I don’t remember “providing your partner with an endless supply of happiness” being in the details for me or my wife when we signed up for this marriage thing. Social psychologist Eli Finkel argues in his book, The All or Nothing Marriage, how, in today’s world, couples expect more and more of each other. We rely on each other for many aspects of socialization and support that, prior to the twentieth century, many people found outside of their marriages.

Don’t get me wrong, I think happiness is great. It’s necessary in all aspects of life, and especially in a relationship. But it’s also a fluid emotion that comes and goes based on how your stomach reacts to the burrito you ate for lunch today, your coworker’s irritable habits, what’s happening in the White House this week, if your baseball team wins or loses, or who lives or dies on Game of Thrones.

Happiness is not a strong, stable foundation upon which to build lasting, committed love. It is simply too unstable, fleeting, and constantly in flux, and the ways in which we achieve happiness changes as we change over time.

Honestly, sustained and immutable happiness is arguably the most ineffective goal you could set for your relationship because it’s not possible to achieve. The reality of happiness, just like any other emotion, is that it comes and goes, just like the in-laws during the holidays, eighties fashion, or stomach cramps.

Well, today it’s time to bust out another cold, hard truth:

The point of marriage is not happiness. The point of marriage is growth.

The key to becoming a truly successful couple is to take action and expand your comfort zone. Marriage is what Dr. David Schnarch, author of the book Passionate Marriage, calls a “Human Growth Machine.” And Finkel also posits that, in our world, “a new kind of marriage has emerged, one that can promote self-discovery, self-esteem, and personal growth like never before.” I love the idea of having a growth-centered marriage. That is something I can achieve, and it feels satisfying to grow and improve. It is a tangible goal.

Regarding goals: in the last few years I started doing something I never thought I’d do. I lift weights.

I used to be a slender little guy. I once dropped a girl when I was country dancing and was so embarrassed by my weak muscles that I never went back. Then I hit the gym. I remember when I first started lifting, I squatted 225 pounds and my coach was like, “Dude, Nate! That’s awesome!”

I was so proud of myself! So, I kept at it.

A few years later, after grinding away at the gym every week, I now squat around 345 pounds. Big improvement, right? And every time I add another pound, I feel like a champion because growth is satisfying and progress feels amazing.

How to keep your marriage strong for the long run

Now I apply the principles I used in the weight room to my marriage. For example, I used to get anxious when my wife was feeling sad or stressed. And I used to snap at her if I felt attacked or threatened. For over a year I’ve been working to improve myself in this area. I practice self-soothing, taking deep breaths, and thinking before I speak, and giving my wife the benefit of the doubt and trying to understand her perspective when I feel hurt.

I’m definitely not perfect (a little secret: nobody is!), but I’m getting better at managing conflict between us and using it as an opportunity for understanding and growth. I’m less stressed out when she is. I snap at her less. My wife even smiles compassionately at me when she sees me taking deep breaths, or using the plans we’ve put in place to help us fight better and love smarter.

She’s commented that I’m improving, and because of that, we’re improving as a couple. But, like working out, it’s not easy, and especially not at first. It stretches your comfort zone. It pushes you to your limits. It expands your capacities as a human being. And this painful stretching and expanding and growing means that, sometimes, your partner and your marriage will not make you happy.

Honestly, marriage is a challenge. And it’s a good one because marriage reveals your limitations and exposes your weaknesses, flaws, and vulnerabilities. Marriage makes you painfully aware of how impatient you might be, of your struggles to say “no” to things that aren’t important and “yes” to things that are, and of how challenging it is to navigate your differences when you’re feeling overwhelmed or stressed, or simply hangry.

Marriage challenges you to deal with sickness, tragedy, financial stresses, changes in faith or beliefs, job loss, weight gain, raising kids, losing parents and other family members, and you have to do it all while supporting and satisfying another emotional human being!

You can’t tackle this stuff and come out on the other side still in love with each other by remaining the exact same people you were when you started. You can’t go through all of that together while remaining in perpetual bliss. You have to constantly grow and evolve into the version of you that’s capable of facing and overcoming the unique challenges that life throws at you at any given moment.

That dynamic won’t feel like perfection, but that’s actually what you want. In fact, Dr. John Gottman argues strongly in favor of a good enough marriage when he states that today, couples “expect to be treated with kindness, love, affection, and respect. They do not tolerate emotional or physical abuse. They expect their partner to be loyal. This does not mean they expect their relationship to be free of conflict. Even happily married couples argue. Conflict is healthy because it leads to greater understanding.”

You will be confronted with uncomfortable truths throughout your marriage. It might be about sex, or money, or time spent together, or parenting, or all of that. Things won’t always work out how you plan them, and plans may need to change if you’re going to have the relationship you want.

Having someone challenge you to expand and grow can make things feel worse before they get better. It may even put the relationship on the line if you or your partner refuse to confront your own flaws, or if you won’t take responsibility when things go wrong. If the Four Horsemencome charging into the dynamic, then you might be doomed if you don’t find ways to fight them off.

But this is what love is really about. It is not always about always pleasing your partner, or always being pleased yourself. Instead, it is about supporting your partner.

Pleasing your partner means you make sure they are happy and comfortable and worry-free, and there will be times you must do that. But if that’s your primary goal, it might cause you to be overly agreeable and accommodating even when your partner is being unkind or hurtful. And we all make those mistakes, but pleasing your partner also means shielding your partner from anything that could make them feel challenged or uncomfortable.

Like the uncomfortable experience of growth.

Supporting your partner means you have their best interests at heart and you intentionally act to uphold and achieve those interests. It means you stand by their side, you help them, you have their back, and sometimes it means you engage in conflict about difficult truths and regrettable incidents. True partners dedicate themselves to the person they love and to the bond they share, even when those acts of dedication might be temporarily painful due to the positive growth it causes.

Dedication to that positive growth forces you to identify and open up about your weaknesses, insecurities, and fears is exactly what leads to the periods of happiness, trust, connection, passion, and commitment.

Is that the kind of love you want? Or are you willing to settle for less?

The Marriage Minute is an email newsletter from The Gottman Institute that will improve your marriage in 60 seconds or less. Over 40 years of research with thousands of couples has proven a simple fact: small things often can create big changes over time. Got a minute? Sign up below.

Nate Bagley

Nate Bagley is a relationship researcher on a mission to rid the world of mediocre love. He’s traveled the country interviewing hundreds of America’s top relationship experts for hispodcast, and shares his biggest breakthroughs on his blog. He loves hearing from people who enjoy his writing. So, if you liked this post please drop him a line!

Originally published at www.gottman.com

#RELATIONSHIPEXPERT , #HAPPINESS, #GOALS , #LOVE#MARRIAGE#EMPATHY#LIFESATISFACTION#GROWTH

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!2018 – 10 Helpful Tips for Stress Management:_2

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!2018 – 10 Helpful Tips for Stress Management:_2

10 Helpful Tips for Stress Management:
Everyone tends to become overwhelmed and stressed out at times. Stress is beneficial at times when it gives us the boost we need to get through situations like work deadlines or exams. However, extreme stress has adverse health consequences that affect many of the bodily systems. Unless you learn how to manage your stress, you will suffer mentally, emotionally, and physically. Managing your stress can take some practice, but it is possible. Here are 10 helpful tips to help you remain calm and relaxed:

1. Get regular physical exercise

The evolutionary “fight or flight” response is still activated when you feel stressed. More adrenaline and cortisol is generated to prepare you for action. Physical exercise metabolizes these excess stress hormones and restores your body to a calm, relaxed state. Any exercise is better than none at all. At the very least, try to exercise for three to five times a week for half an hour. Try to include some vigorous exercise like swimming or jogging to get your heart rate up and running. When you feel particularly stressed, take a quick, brisk walk.

2. Learn and practice relaxation techniques

If you can slow down your mind and body long enough to realize that you are not in mortal danger, you will remain calm. One way to do this is by breathing deeply. Another straightforward technique is to focus on a word or phrase that has significance for you. Repeat this word or phrase if you find yourself becoming tense. Relaxation lowers your pulse rate, respiration, and blood pressure. When you combine different techniques such as deep breathing, muscle relaxation, meditation, and yoga, you can significantly lower your stress levels. You will also elevate your mood and improve your ability to focus.

3. Change your attitude to stress

Everyone experiences stress, but it is how you manage it that makes the difference. Try to think of it as a challenge because you are unlikely to be able to avoid it altogether. Reversing negative attitudes can help to reduce tension. For instance, your stress may be triggered by a problem that you think is impossible to solve. Try writing down your question and come up with as many solutions as possible. Write down the pros and cons of each one. Once you have settled on a possible solution, note all the steps you will need to take to put it into action. This process helps you to get out of a negative, panic-stricken state of mind and puts the rational part of your brain back in control.

4. Learn how to say no

A common cause of stress is having too little time to accomplish what you have to do. Many times, you create your stress because you can’t say “no.” You take on additional responsibilities even when you know you don’t have time for them. There are many reasons why people can’t say “no.” It may be hard for them to say it because they fear any conflict or rejection. Try to understand why you find it difficult to say “no.” It may be because you want to help and you want people to think you are kind and caring. You have to know and accept your limits. You don’t have to respond with a blunt “no.” Learn how to phrase your “no” in ways that let people down gently.

5. Keep a stress diary

Keeping a stress diary can help you to learn how to manage your stress because you will be more aware of situations that cause it. Keep a record of the date, time, and place when you feel stressed out. Perhaps you could give each occasion a stress rating on a scale of one to ten. Note what you were doing at the time and who you were with. Use this diary to try and understand what triggers your stress. Identify activities you can modify or eliminate. Think of ways you could handle stressful situations differently and coping techniques you could use.

66. Reduce caffeine, alcohol, and refined sugar consumption
Try to reduce your consumption of drinks containing caffeine or alcohol. These are stimulants, so they increase your stress levels. People tend to use alcohol to alleviate stress but using unhealthy coping mechanisms like drinking or drugs just replaces one problem with another. Try to replace caffeine drinks with water, diluted natural fruit juices, and herbal teas. Green tea contains less caffeine than coffee, has healthy antioxidants and contains an amino acid that calms the nervous system. Refined sugars are well-known for giving your body a temporary boost and then causing an energy crash which leaves you feeling tired and irritable. A healthy, nutritious and well-balanced diet can go a long way towards helping you to cope with stress.

7. Talk to others

When you express your feelings to others, it can help to reduce your stress levels. When you feel stressed, take a break and call a friend. A reassuring voice that makes you feel nurtured and understood will help you to keep your problems in perspective. If you don’t want to talk to family members or friends, talking to a therapist may help. If talking to someone else is not an option, then giving you a little pep talk may help. Don’t worry that talking to yourself is regarded as a sign that you’re crazy! Research seems to indicate that every thought and emotion can release chemicals into our bodies. Negative self-talk is damaging. Tell yourself that you can deal with the situation and that everything will turn out fine.

8. Make it a priority to do something you enjoy

Some people enjoy pursuing hobbies like music, art, or gardening. Others find enjoyment in solitary activities like meditation or walking. Don’t give up on your favorite activities because of the stress and pressure in your life. Taking a break and listening to some relaxing music or pulling up some weeds in the garden may be exactly what you need. The break will enable you to return to the stressful situation with a different perspective and a renewed state of mind.

9. Smile and laugh

Laughter goes a long way to reducing stress because it releases endorphins and decreases excess levels of cortisol and adrenaline. Laughing can trick your nervous system into making you feel happy. What you are experiencing inside your brain is often reflected on your face. A smile or a laugh can immediately help to relieve the tension. Watch your favorite comedy and feel your stress dissolving as your laugh your way through it.

10. Sleep better

Stress can affect your ability to sleep, but lack of sleep is also a fundamental cause of stress. It’s a vicious cycle that’s hard to break. Your brain and body are out of whack and even when you feel tired; you may toss and turn for hours. Try turning off the TV earlier, dimming the lights and giving yourself some time to unwind and relax before going to bed. Getting enough sleep is essential to fuel your mind and body. If you feel exhausted, it may cause you to think irrationally, and this only increases your stress.

!2018 – Aurora Borealis (Northern/Southern Lights)

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What causes the aurora borealis?

The aurora borealis, or northern lights, are an ethereal display of colored lights shimmering across the night sky. What causes them?

Those who live at or visit high latitudes might at times experience colored lights shimmering across the night sky. Some Inuit believed that the spirits of their ancestors could be seen dancing in the flickering aurora. In Norse mythology, the aurora was a fire bridge to the sky built by the gods. This ethereal display – the aurora borealis or aurora australis, the northern or southern lights – is beautiful. What causes these lights to appear?

Our sun is 93 million miles away. But its effects extend far beyond its visible surface. Great storms on the sun send gusts of charged solar particles hurtling across space. If Earth is in the path of the particle stream, our planet’s magnetic field and atmosphere react.

When the charged particles from the sun strike atoms and molecules in Earth’s atmosphere, they excite those atoms, causing them to light up.

What does it mean for an atom to be excited? Atoms consist of a central nucleus and a surrounding cloud of electrons encircling the nucleus in an orbit. When charged particles from the sun strike atoms in Earth’s atmosphere, electrons move to higher-energy orbits, further away from the nucleus. Then when an electron moves back to a lower-energy orbit, it releases a particle of light or photon.

What happens in an aurora is similar to what happens in the neon lights we see on many business signs. Electricity is used to excite the atoms in the neon gas within the glass tubes of a neon sign. That’s why these signs give off their brilliant colors. The aurora works on the same principle – but at a far more vast scale.


When charged particles from the sun strike air molecules in Earth’s magnetic field, they cause those molecules’ atoms to become excited. The molecules give off light as they calm down. Image via NASA

The aurora often appears as curtains of lights, but they can also be arcs or spirals, often following lines of force in Earth’s magnetic field. Most are green in color but sometimes you’ll see a hint of pink, and strong displays might also have red, violet and white colors. The lights typically are seen in the far north – the nations bordering the Arctic Ocean – Canada and Alaska, Scandinavian countries, Iceland, Greenland and Russia. But strong displays of the lights can extend down into more southerly latitudes in the United States. And of course, the lights have a counterpart at Earth’s south polar regions.

The colors in the aurora were also a source of mystery throughout human history. But science says that different gases in Earth’s atmosphere give off different colors when they are excited. Oxygen gives off the green color of the aurora, for example. Nitrogen causes blue or red colors.

So today the mystery of the aurora is not so mysterious as it used to be. Yet people still travel thousands of miles to see the brilliant natural light shows in Earth’s atmosphere. And even though we know the scientific reason for the aurora, the dazzling natural light show can still fire our imaginations to visualize fire bridges, gods or dancing ghosts.

The Bottom line: When charged particles from the sun strike atoms in Earth’s atmosphere, they cause electrons in the atoms to move to a higher-energy state. When the electrons drop back to a lower energy state, they release a photon: light. This process creates the beautiful aurora, or northern lights.

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!2018 – ABIRIGA DIED CHASING HIS BILLIONS_1

reTwogger: 180612tko.

*EXCLUSIVE EXPOSÈ*

*ABIRIGA DIED CHASING HIS MILLIONS*

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FROM NOW, FELLOW UGANDANS, STOP LOOKING FURTHER FOR THE KILLERS OF IBRAHIM ABIRIGA. I HAVE JUST BEEN BRIEFED AND SHOWN INTEL POINTING AT THE KILLERS OF ABIRIGA. THE LATE ABIRIGA HAD BEEN TRACING A SO CALLED PACKAGE FROM STATE HOUSE, MONEY THAT WAS AGREED TO BE PAID TO HIM FOR ABANDONING REBEL ACTIVITY AND SETTLING DOWN. LAST YEAR IN MARCH, THIS MONEY WHICH WAS SLIGHTLY OVER ONE BILLION, WAS APPROVED BY M7, AND THAT IS WHEN THE PLOT TO FINISH OFF ABIRIGA WAS HATCHED BY M7’S PRINCIPAL PRIVATE SECRETARY(PPS) IN COLLUSION WITH A STATE MINISTER IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE. THE DUO WENT AHEAD AND SIGNED FOR THE MONEY WHICH THEY STOLE, AND ABIRIGA WAS NOT EVEN AWARE THAT THE MONEY WAS PAID, FOR, THE PPS WAS SUPPOSED TO CALL HIM AND ASK HIM TO PICK THE MONEY, SOMETHING SHE DID NOT DO. LATER ABIRIGA GOT INFORMATION FROM MOSES ALI THAT HIS MONEY HAD BEEN RELEASED, WHICH THREW ABIRIGA INTO A SHOCK SINCE HE HAD NOT RECEIVED EVEN A COIN OR INFORMATION ABOUT IT. FOR A PERIOD OF ONE YEAR, ABIRIGA TRIED TO ACCESS HIS BOSS MUSEVENI TO REPORT HOW HE HAD NOT GOT THE MONEY, BUT THE PPS HAD INSTRUCTED THE ENTIRE STATE HOUSE STAFF, NEVER TO ALLOW ABIRIGA NEAR STATE HOUSE OFFICES. ABIRIGA SOON GAVE UP ON THE MONEY, UNTIL RECENTLY WHEN ONE MINISTER FROM NORTHERN UGANDA MANAGED TO ARRANGE A MEETING FOR ABIRIGA WITH M7, WHICH WAS SCHEDULED FOR THIS WEEK JUNE 13TH. THE PPS CAME TO KNOW ABOUT IT AND HE AND THE SAID MINISTER WITH WHOM THAY HAD STOLEN THE MONEY TOGETHER AND ARE EVEN RELATIVES, PLANNED THE MURDER OF ABIRIGA USING SPECIAL FORCES COMMAND SOLDIERS. AFTER DAYS OF SURVEILLING HIS HOME, AND MOVEMENTS, ABIRIGA WAS PUT DOWN IN A HAIL OF BULLETS..

ANY OTHER VERSION OF ABIRIGA’S DEATH SHOULD BE DISMISSED WITH ALL THE CONTEMPT. THIS INFORMATION IS UNCONTESTABLE. THERE IS MORE LEFT OUT TO PROTECT SOURCES. MAY HIS SOUL REST IN PEACE.

*Tom Okwalinga*

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Funeral: Colonel Abiriga MP Arua Municipality and his bodyguard brother Ambushed, shot and killed in Kawanda Kampala saburb of Uganda on Friday June 8/2018