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96 STASHED IDEAS

  1. Do not work on the bed, as your mind will start to associate work with the bed.
  2. Do not stress about how you will handle the next day. Put the tasks on a to-do list and then relax.
  3. Track your energy levels and see the outcomes of being well-rested.
  4. Do not stay up late on weekends.
  5. If you still have trouble sleeping, talk to a professional.
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Myth: It's normal to exercise

Whenever you move to do stuff, that's physical activity. Exercise, however, is a voluntary physical activity that one undertakes for the sake of fitness.

Exercise is a modern behavior. Humans, for many ages, were only physically active when it was necessary or when it's rewarding. Gathering food among other survival activities are considered necessary while playing, dancing, and developing skills, are rewarding.

Just don’t do it: 10 exercise myths

theguardian.com

There is no 'best exercise,' only the best exercise that is suited for us. In order to figure out the best kind of exercise for us is that it needs to be able to hit these three requirements:

  1. The exercise is considerate of our time
  2. The intensity of our exercise or how hard you want to work; and
  3. If we enjoy doing the exercise.

It doesn't have to be complicated. We have preferences but when we're at the starting point, we need to remember that this habit is for our long-term satisfaction.

How to get fit at home (and the mistakes to avoid): A scientist’s guide

sciencefocus.com

Looking at screens have generated new myths

Similar to the old myth that if someone is sitting too close to the big tube TV, you would ruin your eyes, there are some new myths and facts about how screens affect our vision.

What Happens to Your Eyes When You Stare at Screens All Day

vitals.lifehacker.com

One theory suggests BDD involves a problem with the size or functioning of specific brain areas. BDD often occurs in people with other mental disorders, such as major depression and anxiety.

Other factors that trigger BDD include:

  • Experience of traumatic events or emotional conflict in childhood.
  • Low self-esteem.
  • Parents and others who were critical of the person's appearance.
  • Pressure from peers and society that equates physical appearance with beauty and value.

Mental Health: Body Dysmorphic Disorder

webmd.com

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