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Gia Hume

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The cryosphere - ice on earth

Ice provides most of the world's fresh water supply, keeps sea levels from rising dangerously, and gives us important information about past and future climate.


Ice on Earth is named cryosphere - the frozen water part of the Earth system. It includes all types of frozen water, including permafrost, which is soil that has been frozen for extended periods.

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Blissfully Cool Facts About Ice

mentalfloss.com

HARP
  • Comes in a variety of sizes depending on your age. There are smaller harps for kids who are 8 and up and gradually bigger ones for 12 and up;
  • It may be difficult to find a teacher because not a lot of people play the harp; and
  • It is one of the most ancient and beautiful sounding instruments that's totally worth learning.

The 10 Best Musical Instruments for Beginners

liveabout.com

Introverts find noise distracting

Most people have a problem focusing when there is a distraction. Learning can suffer by distracting background sounds.

A study found that background and office noises decreased the performance of introverts in tasks involving reading comprehension and mental arithmetic. Performance during silence was the same for both personality types, suggesting introverts need silence when studying.

Does White Noise Help You Learn?

psychologytoday.com

Having no routine or structure is so much more draining mentally, physically, and emotionally than any routine could ever be.

Want to Be Super Successful? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 10 Things

inc.com

Laughing At Yourself

Laughing at yourself is a hard humor skill to develop, however there are some steps to follow to be able to strategically desensitize yourself:

  • Figure out what's funny for you and surround yourself with more of it
  • Liste down the things you don't like about yourself
  • Arrange the list from least sensitive to most, then read it to someone before cracking jokes
  • Come up with a few self-referential jokes from the least sensitive until you work yourself up to the most.

Research shows that people typically use language to inject a positivity bias. They also found that people generally use more happy words than sad words.

Positivity correlates with better health

bigthink.com

Leonardo da Vinci

"For once you have tasted flight you will walk the earth with your eyes turned skywards, for there you have been and there you will long to return."

Out of the mouth of a master, so what did Leonardo da Vinci have to say.

thoughtco.com

Accountability works best when it comes from the outside

Accountability is an important tool for making and breaking habits.

You’re more likely to exercise if you’ve made a plan to walk with a friend or scheduled a workout with a personal trainer.

Hold Yourself Accountable

nytimes.com

Why some people savor scary movies, and others hate them
  • The Excitation Transfer Process. How you feel AFTER the movie.  When watching frightening films, the heart rate, blood pressure and respiration increases. After the film, the physiological arousal lingers. If you had fun with friends, these positive emotions are intensified. If you did not enjoy the company, negative feelings are intensified.
  • People are wired differently. About 10 percent of the population enjoys the adrenaline rush.
  • Novelty. Everyone pays attention to anomalies in our environment.
  • Gender Socialization. Men often like [scary films] as date movies because women are more likely to seek physical closeness when they’re scared, and men can show off their strength and bravery.
  • Some people enjoy the adrenaline rush of being scared while being safe.

Why Some People Love Horror Movies While Others Hate Them

psychcentral.com

How to make huge improvements

If you want to improve your life, you have to be committed and start from the right foundation.

The typical person could make considerable improvements in less than a year.

The 10 Foundational Practices for a Good Life | Scott H Young

scotthyoung.com

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