Brianna Simons (@briannax) - Deepstash

Brianna Simons

@briannax

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Professor Brand - Interstellar

Stepping out into the universe... we must confront the reality of interstellar travel. We must reach far beyond our own lifespans.

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When we daydream, we form alternate-reality thoughts with the assistance of the default mode network - a cluster of brain regions. Researchers found this network is most active when we are not focusing on anything.

  • Neuroscientists think this type of creative thinking can help our brains reflect on the past and plan for the future.
  • Other researchers surmise it might reduce anxiety, boost creativity and improve memory.

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The power in breathing

Breathing calms down our fight-or-flight responses and opens up the opportunity for us to relax ourselves and our nerves in order to choose the most considerate and constructive response, appropriate for the situation.

There are times where we feel like we are about to explode from all the anger and frustration that we feel. Oftentimes, it's better to let it all out. However, during times where this is not applicable, we can use the power of breathing in order to release the tension we feel.

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The Impostor Syndrome

It is the feeling that you are not worthy of your designation, title, position or success.

Your accomplishments may be due to luck or effort, but you feel you lack the talent or skill for them.

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Attachment and control

With attachment comes a very strong urge to control the circumstances.

You put yourself at risk by investing so much of yourself into something,  unwilling to believe that there is a tiny chance that it might not quite work out the way you plan.

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