"Wellness and the art of stress management" an Extra Mural Lecture by Dr.B.M.Hegde

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How to reduce stress with the 2:1 breathing technique

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The Secrets Behind Achieving Goals

The Secrets Behind Achieving Goals

There are already millions of words written about the setting and
achieving of your goal, which are practiced by millions of people as well.
But still, most of the goals created are not fulfilled. Here are some
significant tips that will help you accomplish better the goals that you
have.

1) Your goals should be original.
This doesn’t mean that such goals need not to be somehow similar or same
as the other goals of other individuals. It just means that you should have
your own goal, not a second hand one. Many people are practicing to have
their goals based from the expectation and hopes of their cultural norms,
society, parents and teachers. This results to cases that wherein you cannot
hold such goals for long periods of times. Remember that setting a goal
truly means that you should earn fulfilment and happiness as you
accomplish it.
Practice setting goals that are originally yours, not that assumed or
inherited. If it is not just from you, what will be the meaning of it?
Accomplishing them will not give you that happiness and fulfilment in life.

2)Your goals should be inspirational.
Your passion must represent the kind of goals that you have. It should not
be any promise or simple wants that you want. It must be something that
will drive you to strive harder and be fulfilled in the end as you obtained it.
Passion is that something which pushes you to do whatever it takes to have
your goals. It keeps you on the track. It strengthens your concentration and
motivates you. It is the passion that inspires you and leads you to the right
way going to your desired goal.

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3)Your goals should be harmonious in nature.
All your goals must be according to your perspectives and dreams in life.
They must not contradict one another.
Do them one at a time since working with them simultaneously will not
help you at all, leaving your stresses out of your way.
Recognize who and what you are. Base from it the set of activities and goals
that you will have.

4)The goals of you must be realistic in nature.
The goals that you will be setting must be accomplishable within a lifetime
framework.
Realistic goal doesn’t mean that you must have the usual goal of everybody.
There are goals sometimes which seem unachievable for everybody but
determined persons were able to do so, such as building a personal
computer at home, attempting to soar high a bicycle using motor and
wings. These goals are attainable and do not let anybody set a limit for you.

5)Have idealistic goals.
The goals of you must be based from your personal ideas and from who and
what you are as of today. They should be created based from the different
aspects of you, such as the environmental and physical, relationships and
emotional, financial and material, ethical and spiritual, and educational
and mental aspects.
Set the goals in accordance to your ideals in life. In this way, you can have a
happy and satisfying result. On the other hand, if you will be having the
unrealistic ones, there’s a great chance that you will end up getting
unsatisfied and bored.

6)Make your goals specific.
You must have a specific goal in order for you to be able to do the right
attack towards it. If you want to be a rich person, specify how you will
consider yourself as a rich person.

7)Your goals should be flexible.
Several individuals miss the chances of gaining their goals because their
concentration with those goals is too extreme and constricted to recognize
better goals as they go.
Ensure that you will concentrate in achieving your goal and not with the
method or ways on how you can have it.

8)You must visualize your goals.
Visualizing your goals in life will help you a lot and will serve as your
motivation through the way. Imagining them makes them more realistic
and believable, thus ending up in energizing you and inspiring you to strive
harder in obtaining them.

9) You should affirm your goals.
You must believe in yourself that the goal that you have is attainable and let
everyone know about it so they can contribute to your achievement
process. Keep it in your mind that if you will not believe in your goal, then
you can never have it. If you will not have passion for it, then you can never
attain success. You must be that someone to speak about your goal.

10) Have a timely set of goals.
It is in time and space where everything exists. Set specific period of time
for the goals to become true or you spend lots of your time in achieving
only one and will never have any fulfilment at all.

11) You must have a list of all the goals that you want to achieve.
It has been proven through studies that people who jot down their goals
have higher ability of accomplishing their tasks rather than those who only
list such goals in their minds. People who don’t have a list of their goals are
more likely to withdraw from the achievement process.
But still there are some individuals who manage to set and achieve their
goals successfully, even without writing them down. Do not pretend that 9
you are one of those. It is much better to write them down since it is not
guaranteed that you are still going to remember all the goals that you have
after a long period of time.

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Do you believe in the law of attraction?

Do you believe in the law of attraction?

Have you ever manifested anything in your life?

If your answer is no…

Then you are not using your power of mind to accomplish what you want in life…

Never underestimate the power of your thoughts…

Remember this: What you visualize, you can accomplish…

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If you are not using the power of imagination to change the course of your life…
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Did you know that you can use visualization to achieve your goals?

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Here’s How You Can Manifest Anything You Want In Life

Have you ever struggled with getting what you want in life?

You have tried manifesting and wondering why it isn’t working?

If your answer is YES, then this is for you...

Studies show that an average person has 6200 thoughts per day.

Thousands of thoughts cross our mind through the day!

But the question is…

Are majority of your thoughts positive or negative?

Your thoughts are both the words you hear in your head and the words you speak out loud…

Whether your thoughts and feelings are good or bad…

They return to as automatically and precisely as an echo.

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The science behind vision boards

The science behind vision boards

Vision boards rely on the power of visualization to rewire the brain. Your brain is an amazing organ that loves to be stimulated by learning and process new information. However, one important study found that the brain doesn't have the capacity to distinguish between a vision of the future and memory. This is where the magic of visualization can be harnessed.

When you learn something new, such as how to drive a car or bake a cake, your brain makes a new memory of that activity. The more you repeat the action, the more that memory becomes imprinted in your brain. Over time, a new "neural pathway" is formed, which transforms the memory into a learned behavior or a habit.

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But remember, your brain can’t differentiate between the real physical experience of doing something and your imagination. When you visualize something, your brain will create a memory in the same way - and respond to it as if it were real!

If you consistently visualize or contemplate a future idea, it will become a reality for your brain. Your brain will form a new neural pathway and begin to create deliberate behaviors that make that vision more attainable. When you begin to use your vision board, you will notice how your brain will come up with creative and innovative ideas for achieving your vision. You will be amazed at how it will fuel your passion and drive to live your vision and keep it top of mind.

This is not an idea from a science fiction novel. It's backed by a study done at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. One group of participants was asked to do scheduled physical workouts while another was asked to do "visual workouts".

The group that did the physical gym workouts showed a 30% muscle increase. The group that worked out in their heads showed an amazing 13.5% muscle increase! Yes, this is a real study that was published in Psychology Today.

Just by visualizing that they were working out, the brains of the second group actually believed that they were doing so physically. They rewired themselves to give these participants the results of an actual workout!

Today more than ever, the power of visualization is under serious investigation. Research has already shown that visualization can help relieve aches, pains and other ailments but the potential, especially in healing chronic diseases is mind-boggling.

This is exactly how a vision board works. It allows you to harness the power of visualization by reflecting on your goals every day so that your brain works with you to achieve them.

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The Power of Visualization – Free + Available In Member’s Area

The Power of Visualization – Free + Available In Member’s Area

Dear friend,
Do you feel like your biggest most ambitious dreams are out of your reach?
Do you wonder if you’ll ever manifest your dream life or just end up as another failed dreamer?
Are you sick and tired of trying to change the course of your life and constantly failing?
The truth is, attracting your best life can be challenging.
You are bound to face obstacles such as fear, failure, and disappointments that will make you feel like a hopeless failure.
However, it is NOT impossible.
Yes, you can:
• Start that business that you know will make a positive impact
• Have fulfilling relationships with your partner, friends and family
• Have a fit and healthy body
• Live a fulfilled and stress-free life
What you might not know is that the first step to transforming your life is having a vision.
And not just any old day dream but a vision that is so vivid and tangible that you actually feel and see it coming true.


This is the art of visualization.
Visualization is the key to creating the life of your dreams that is full of happiness and accomplishment.
This is why you need to master the art of visualization.
Sadly, most of the information that is out there about visualization implies that it’s just aimless daydreaming for lazy people.
There are a lot of misconceptions that can put you off or lead you astray.
What you might not know is that there are little-known and scientifically proven techniques that can supercharge your visualization practice.
Fortunately, these techniques are easy to master and apply.
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• 7 habits that will supercharge your visualization practice.
• The little known secret about your mind and how you can use it to your advantage.
• The ridiculous myths and misconceptions about visualization that prevent people from taking advantage of it.
• The core difference between visualization and meditation plus how you can use both to your advantage.
• 3 scientifically proven studies that confirm that visualization really works.
• 4 facts on how visualization affects your brain that most people don’t know.
• The one thing that is preventing you from using visualization successfully.
• How to use the ‘Reticular Activating System’ of your brain to literally see the opportunities that are hiding in plain sight around you.
• 7 benefits of visualization and how to take advantage of them.
• How to use visualization to manage stress and anxiety.
• The secret to mastering new and complex skills that you’ve always yearned for.
• Struggling to generate creative ideas? Use the super easy techniques mentioned in chapter 4.
• How low self-esteem prevents you from achieving your most ambitious goals.
• Are you making these 8 mistakes that block the power of visualization?
• The number one enemy of visualization success.
• 11 powerful visualization techniques that you can start using today to transform your life.

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The Complete Visualization System

The Complete Visualization System

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Many skeptics wonder if visualization works because of their simplistic view of the concept. However, there is much solid evidence from scientific studies that prove that creating images in your mind can fuel your ambition and help you to reach your destination. Here they are:

Visualization stimulates the mental cortex of the brain, driving the other parts of the body to make your imaginations a reality.

Mental practices are as effective as physical ones, according to research.

Evidence from virtual workouts shows that thinking about an event can cause physical changes in the body.

Evidence from stroke patients shows that imagination can keep a part of the brain alive even when some parts of the body are paralyzed.

Visualization affects the brain in interesting ways that explain its effectiveness. Below are some ways imaginations affects the brain, thereby stimulating us to action to achieve our dreams.

The brain thinks in images, thereby resonating with visualization.

The brain cannot distinguish between imagination and reality, thereby making your thoughts look real sometimes.

Visualization makes the Reticular Activating System help you focus more on your consistent thoughts.

The RAS filters the information you’re exposed to by giving priority to the ones that will keep you safe and the ones that pique your interest.

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The Importance Of Relaxation

The Importance Of Relaxation

With advanced technology on the rise, scientists are exploring the benefits of electromyography, often known as EMG machines.

Since, some people have nervous disorders that hinder them from thriving on stress effectively, innovative solutions are available now, which includes the latest biofeedback or brain enhancement solutions known as EMG. These machines measure static electricity within the body. This power is known as potency tension.

After a few studies in shorten sessions, scientists discovered the abutment or support supplies would spontaneously manufacture advanced orphic proviso over the whole-body and would produce results, such as relaxation.

It is said that meditation combined with stretching- modes devoid of exceptions designed to unwind the muscles guide the body to relaxation, which encourages the person to thrive on stress effectively.

As it stands, mind machines or other innovative devices give end-users a state of intellectual relaxation. This mitigation rapidly takes place and impulsively in some stages utilize will describe effects occurring directly from these machines. The effects may present instability, novelty and repeated changes.

Vaguely after utilizing the machines, a disquieting feeling occurs. As a result, it promotes awareness, which encourages intellectual advancements.

Since stress has an effect on our impeding well-organized thinking credentials and normal brain reactions, it must find relaxation first in order to focus on thriving on stress itself.

Many humans have efficiently changed their patterns, which enables them to develop new skills by choosing the right innovative thriving on stress themes. Some of these machines enable you to flee fear by achieving comebacks that help you to pursue your goals.

External triggering events may rush, enforcing the adrenaline to flow smoothly and to sharpen, thus increasing the hearts low rate of interest. This action causes the heart to pump free flowing blood more swiftly whilst the muscles relax rigidly, tightening the body’s degree to rise.

We then can experience an improved adrenaline rush. When energy is boosted, you think clearer, which helps you to see ways to thrive on stress.

The threat or demands that trigger these responses are our stressors, and this response itself is known as stress.

By these emotional responses, when left unattended to, certifications of skillful beings sporadically run through the mindless disappointments that develop into disagreement. The havoc consumes our abilities to ideate, or form thoughts that direct something through our coherent and rational channels in the brain.

Our space of presence in the mind allows us to contemplate deeply, heavily, and to feel and think positive only when we train it to do so. When the mood strikes giving chase through the jungle by a savage creature, known as negative thinking we often struggle to find a guide to thrive on stress.

To reform this pattern we must prompt our blood and oxygen forces to configurative and channel to our encephalon, since our cerebrum (Front brain where the lobes divide and form symmetrical halves to the cerebral hemispheres to allow us to participate in activities, reason, learn, sense, and feel) cannot operate normally otherwise.

You could, which is the reason people have been conscious to make emphatically idiotic decisions variable they are under a great game of pressure and/or force.

So how does this relate to brain enrichment and erudition? How does it interfere?

Extreme stress has the same disastrous effect on the capacity to learn as it does on the ability to think. People under severe stress (death of a hallowed one, or other traumatic event, for example) find it far harder to concentrate and learn productively compared to other people in a more relaxed occasion of mind.

The engagement or fleeing responses could become automatic reactions to a single tiring event, but it can also be better durable by helping us to thrive on stress successfully.

Learning the measurements in relaxation studies can benefit you too.

Reducing Pressure and Stress

Have you ever had a headache that you are not able to get rid of. Stress can cause tightness in the shoulders and head region. When the pressure increases, it makes you feel like you want to explode. These things can cause you a lot of pain if you let it get that far.

Therefore, you need to find something that you can do to help you to control your stress so that you don’t get all this pain from these things. Here are some things you can try to help you to relax.

What can I do to help me to relax? When it comes to relaxing you, have to try many things to see what will work for you. Not ever thing is going to work the same on everyone. Therefore, if you are not able to find a way keep on tiring something will work for you. Some things you might want to try might be to go for a walk on the beach.

When going for a walk on the beach it could be very relaxing if you want it to be. Water is always a good way to get some relaxation. Just picture it in your head walking alone the beach, no one around just you and the big blue sky.

Then you decide to sit down so that you can feel the water hitting the bottoms of your feet. Now layback and look up to the sky just listen you hear nothing but the sounds of the water and the birds in the air this is so peaceful what a wonderful way to relax.

If that don’t work why not try a nice hot bath, with some bubbles and some floating candles. This is another good way of relaxing your hurting body cause by having too much stress. All you need to do is to go and draw you some warm water, put some bubbles in your water. You have to put enough to make bubbles in your water.

Then get in lighting your floating candles hopefully you got the candles that smell they are always nice to have. Then don’t for get to put on some nice soft music to enhance the mood some. You will want to stay in there are long as you want to help you to relax,

Going for a nice long walk will help you to be able to clear your head. By walking, you are using the energy that you are using to worry about things and turning it into energy to walk with. Having your mind feel of stress, you will be able to have energy to do what you have to do in order to think clearly to be able to do what has to be done.

Does this always work? Does this always work no. there are many different things that you can do to try to relax these was just a few that you might want to try. You will have to learn some things on your own. No one can tell you want to do to relax it all depends on you and your body.

Why isn’t stress good for you? Stress is never a good thing for you to have on your body. It will slowly take in the control and make you have illness that you don’t want to have.

Stress can cause you to have things like high blood pressure, out of control cholesterol, it may cause you to have a stroke or even a heart attack, as well as make you go into a depression. Therefore, you need to try to help yourself to learn to get some relief of the ongoing stress in your life.

Promoting Good Health

Stress can be hard on you as well as your health so you might want to think of a few things to do to help you to relive some of your stress. Although you might think that it is impossible to do, there is ways to help you to relive your stress. Therefore, if you would just let me take a few minutes of your time I will show you some techniques to reliving this stress from your body.

What is stress and how does it hurt my health? Stress is something that cannot be explained really. You know your body and how your body feels when you’re all upset, as well as worrying about things. You might feel like crying or even yelling this is what stress is. Stress can make you feel very heavy in your mind like not being able to think straight or clearly. Stress can cause you to feel bad.

Stress can cause you to have many health issues as well. Some of the things it can cause would be like heart trouble, strokes, high blood pressure, cholesterol problems, it can as make you go into a deep desertion which none of these things are not good for any ones health. So being stress free as much as possible would be healthier for you and your body.

What can I do to help me to relax so I don’t have to worry about stress? There isn’t any way to tell someone how to relax. Only you know your body and its needs in order to relax. Teaching yourself to relax is hard on everyone but you can do it, it may not come over night. Nevertheless, it can be done, for some of us it might take a few different tries but you will learn a way to relax.

You can always learn to do yoga this is an excise that will help you to control your thinking ability. Yoga is a self-teaching class, you can take a yoga class if you wish, but you don’t have to do this all you would have to do is go to the your local library and check out some information that they might have on learning yoga.

Yoga is an excellent way to relax. When learning you’re yoga, you will also learn how to mediate as well this will help you to be able to clear your mind of everything. How relaxing this sounds already.

Aromatherapy is also good for you when wanting to relax. There are so many ways to use aromatherapy. You can visit your local mall. In the mall, there are stores that deal with nothing but aromatherapy. These are candles, insects, things that have an odor that will help you to relax. Some fresh air with some of these aroma will do the treat on most of us.

How to Use the Power of Visualization to Achieve your Dreams

How to Use the Power of Visualization to Achieve your Dreams

This chapter is a continuation of the previous ones. It contains more tips that will enable you to leverage the power of visualization to achieve your dreams. However, unlike the last one, it is more systematic.

(This is an excerpt from The Power of Visualization. The complete PDF is available in the member's area).

Choose a SMART Goal

Setting goals is the foundation of visualization. If you don’t have things you want to accomplish, then there’s no reason to create imageries for anything. So, you need to start by deciding what you want to achieve. SMART stands for specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. When your goals don’t have these characteristics, you are just emotional.

Specific means that the goal is clearly spelled out and not vague, while measurable means that there are benchmarks and milestones that indicate the achievement of the target. Achievable means that the goal is realistic, while relevant means that the target is connected to meaningfulness. Finally, time-bound means that you intend to achieve the goal within a specific period.

Envision it in Detail

After choosing your target, the next step involves creating imaginations around the goal. Imagine yourself performing and achieving the goal. If your dream is to become a medical doctor, imagine yourself treating people and helping them to recover from pains and diseases. In the same way, if your target is to learn how to play the piano, imagine yourself dazzling a crowd with your skills.

However, don’t just be fixated at the end. Begin by thinking about the process of achieving your target. For example, think about the training process and how you’ll choose to endure all the difficulties that might come during the period. Determine not to quit regardless of the challenges that come your way while envisioning the process.

Employ all your Senses

All your senses have to be involved during visualization. You will engage your sense of smell, sight, sound, taste, and feel. What will you be wearing on your graduation day? How will it feel on your body? What kind of food will be available on that day? Your mind has to capture all these details and engage your senses to make them as real as possible.

When your thoughts have been able to capture the details and translate them to your senses, you will keep working hard to ensure that it comes to pass. You’ll want to get to the finishing because you want to have an actual experience of your imagination. Therefore, you will buckle down and get to work because you have dreams to achieve.

Be a Storyteller

You can aid your imagery by writing a story of your success. Emily Cook employs this approach. Investigators have discovered that people who write out their goals have a higher chance to achieve them than individuals who don’t. You don’t have to write it down in a book. Instead, you can record it as audio. Then play it to yourself at different times. Playing it to yourself multiple times will help you to encode the words in your brain, helping you to form images of it easily.

Scientists have found that various parts of your brain are activated when you synthesize an experience by using multiple senses. The resultant effect of this activation is a powerful visualization and more productivity. So, you will be boosting your chances of creating images that will spur you to success when you write and record your expectations and read or listen to them repeatedly.

Be Flexible

It’s always good to have multiple roadmaps in life to avoid being stranded. You cannot afford to be rigid because things don’t always happen exactly as you want them. So, while thinking about a particular target and how you can achieve it, you should also think of similar alternatives in case things didn’t turn out the way you planned them.

For example, if you’re trying to learn the piano, you can see learning the guitar as another alternative in case you find the going too tough. Indeed, this isn’t an option you should plan to exercise. However, it will come in handy in case you had to seek a different option. There’s no point sticking with something if the best you can be at it is an average performer.

Identify Inner Obstacles

After writing down your goal and creating imaginations of it, it’s crucial that you identify the likely challenges that can frustrate your effort. You need to start from the internal factors such as your confidence, self-esteem, and motivation. Whether you realize it or not, you have control over these things. No one can shatter your confidence or reduce your self-esteem if you don’t allow them. In the same way, no one can make you lose the motivation and desire to achieve your dreams if you don’t empower them to that extent in your life.

There will always be people who will discourage you regardless of what you want to achieve. You should think about the likely criticisms that can be levied against your targets beforehand. Provide reasonable and logical responses to those allegations before anyone comes up with them. You should be your own greatest critic to ensure that you will be able to stand against the scorching words of destructive critics.

Identify External Obstacles

You don’t have only internal issues to contend with whenever you are trying to accomplish a target. There are also external factors that can derail your ambition. Funding can be a critical factor that can make it impossible for you to achieve some things. You should plan for it as you think about how you will reach your destination.

You can always ask people you know who can give you tips regarding how you can get money to finance your dreams. You might be surprised to find out that there are opportunities such as grants that can make things easier. Don’t be a lone-ranger because it makes you susceptible to being stranded.

Implement Intentions

Whenever you’re trying to achieve a goal, there will always be doubts rising in your heart. It only shows that you are a human being. However, you shouldn’t let anything stop you. The last phase of visualization is the implementation of your intentions. Start with the simple things first.

You might need to talk to an experienced person first before you get started. You need to be careful when trying to talk to people because some conversations with some people can drain out all your energy and motivation. It’s always better to speak to people who are either doing what you want to do or have succeeded in it.

(This is an excerpt from The Power of Visualization. The complete PDF is available in the member's area).