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In a world where we are constantly bombarded with messages about our limitations, it can be difficult to believe that we can achieve anything we set our minds to. But according to psychologist Carol Dweck, it is possible to change our mindset and achieve our goals.
Dweck’s research has shown that there are two types of mindsets: a fixed mindset and a growth mindset. People with a fixed mindset believe that their abilities are set in stone and cannot be changed. They are more likely to give up when they face challenges, and they are less likely to take risks. People with a growth mindset, on the other hand, believe that their abilities can be developed through hard work and effort. They are more likely to persevere in the face of challenges, and they are more likely to take risks.
So how do you develop a growth mindset? Here are a few tips:
Challenge yourself. One of the best ways to develop a growth mindset is to challenge yourself regularly. When you face challenges, you are forced to learn and grow.
Focus on your progress. When you are working towards a goal, it is important to focus on your progress, not just your end result. This will help you to stay motivated and to see that you are making progress, even if it is slow.
Celebrate your successes. When you achieve a goal, it is important to celebrate your success. This will help you to build your confidence and to see that you are capable of achieving anything you set your mind to.
Developing a growth mindset is not easy, but it is possible. By following these tips, you can change your mindset and achieve your goals.
Here are some additional tips that can help you to develop a growth mindset:
Become aware of your own thoughts and beliefs. The first step to changing your mindset is to become aware of your own thoughts and beliefs. Pay attention to the way you talk to yourself about your abilities and your potential.
Challenge your negative thoughts. When you have a negative thought about yourself, challenge it. Ask yourself if it is really true. Is there any evidence to support your negative thought?
Focus on your strengths. Everyone has strengths. Make a list of your strengths and focus on them. Remind yourself of your strengths when you are feeling down or discouraged.
Find a mentor. A mentor can be a valuable asset for anyone who is trying to develop a growth mindset. A mentor can provide you very good and reliable advice.
Developing a growth mindset takes time and effort, but it is worth it. A growth mindset can help you to achieve your goals, to overcome challenges, and to live a more fulfilling life.
If you are ready to develop a growth mindset and achieve your goals, here are a few things you can do:
Take a growth mindset quiz. There are many online quizzes that can help you to assess your mindset.
Read books about growth mindset. There are many great books about growth mindset, such as “Mindset” by Carol Dweck.
Talk to a mentor. If you know someone who has a growth mindset, talk to them about how they developed it.
Developing a growth mindset is a journey, not a destination. But by following these tips, you can start your journey today.
A short article about hip dysplasia. Most dogs are prone to get hip dysplasia, especially puppies. Like most things, we don’t compare diet to breed age and size. Two proven ways to push back hip on set of hip dysplasia
A few years back, while my niece and her family were visiting, I decided to take my niece and nephew out for some ice cream.
As the two children were getting into it in the back seat… Valerie who was five, shouted, “I call the left side!”
Nicky, who was just four, wasn’t having it.
“No, I want the left side!”, he shouted back.
“Hey, I want the left side!”
“No, I want the left side!”
I could see where this was going.
So I said, “Hey guys. Since Valerie has asked first, let’s let her have the left side. Ok?”
“Thanks, Aunty Em!” said Valerie, “Which side is left?”
Little kids love to argue. Even when they don’t have a clue about the subject they’re arguing over. The comparison continues on to pets as well.
And so it goes with some dog parents, too.
I see this all the time.
Especially whenever they really debate the causes of a crippling and permanent form of joint disease wildly known among pet owners and Veterinarians as canine hip dysplasia (CHD).
Many well-meaning dog parents mistakenly believe CHD is caused by too much protein in a dog’s diet.
There are 3 proven causes of hip dysplasia in dogs.
And the number one factor (by far) is your dog’s genetics.
Certainly, there’s nothing you can do about that. You can’t change your dog’s genes. You know?
I’ll share 2 things you CAN DO right now to address the other 2 causes of CHD and significantly lower your dog’s risk.
Which breeds are the ones most likely to develop hip dysplasia?
According to data collected by the Orthopedic Foundation for Animals, hip dysplasia can affect just about ANY breed.
But it’s WAY more common in larger breeds. Especially PUPPIES.
Many larger breeds can still be considered puppies at two years old. So it’s important to follow the feeding tips below until you’re sure your dog has reached adulthood.
There are two things you CAN DO to help lower your dog’s risk of developing this painful condition.
Don’t overfeed your puppy. Too many calories in the diet of a growing large breed puppy has been shown to substantially increase the risk of hip disease.
That’s because too much calcium in the diet of a large breed puppy can cause a crippling and permanent form of hip dysplasia.
To get the proper information about the best foods and recalls on dog food check out Dog Advisory
Monkeypox is a highly contagious, severe viral disease that can cause fever and muscle aches in humans. It is spread by contact with the feces of infected monkeys.
It is difficult for humans to catch this virus because it does not spread through the air, so it is mostly found in countries where monkeys are present. The virus has been known to affect over 30 countries worldwide and has resulted in the deaths of several people. The monkeypox virus was first identified in 1958 by a Belgian veterinarian who was working with monkeys in Africa. Monkeypox is a rare disease in the United States, only affecting an estimated 1 to 2 people per year. This makes it difficult for scientists to study and develop vaccines for this virus.
There are two types of monkeypox viruses: Type 1 is the more generic form and has been seen in three countries – Cameroon, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Uganda. Type 2 has only been seen twice in Africa. The symptoms of the virus include fever, blisters on the skin, headache, muscle pain, body aches— and a rash. The fatality rate of monkeypox is about 20%
Monkeypox is a rare but serious infectious disease found in monkeys. It is caused by the monkeypox virus, which is a member of the genus Orthopoxviral.
A recent outbreak of monkeypox in the Democratic Republic of Congo has emerged to be particularly severe, with death rates close to 4,000 infected
Monkeypox is an orthopoxviral, which means it can affect both monkeys and humans. Most human cases are asymptomatic or mild, but some may be fatal. Monkeypox causes fever and rash on the skin and mucous membranes. Symptoms usually occur between 10-14 days after exposure to the virus.
more information to come.
Article Keynotes & Takeaway
Monkeypox is a highly contagious disease that is caused by the monkeypox virus and affects mostly primates, including humans. The virus is transmitted through close contact with an infected animal or person.
– Symptoms include fever, headache, muscle aches, joint pain, and a rash.
– Initial symptoms appear 2 to 4 weeks after exposure to the virus.
– There are no vaccines for monkeypox. – There is no cure for monkeypox, but treatment can help manage the symptoms of the illness.
The Power of a Growth Mindset A growth mindset is the belief that your intelligence and abilities can be developed through hard work and effort. People with a growth mindset are more likely to persevere in the face of challenges, and they are more likely to achieve their goals. There is a lot of research…
A short article about hip dysplasia. Most dogs are prone to get hip dysplasia, especially puppies. Like most things, we don’t compare diet to breed age and size. Two proven ways to push back hip on set of hip dysplasia A few years back, while my niece and her family were visiting, I decided to…
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Top 10 Reasons; never adopt!
Reasons NOT to adopt a shelter pet for animal rescue week.
They start by making you come home regularly to let them “potty.” Who wants to be responsible?
You legit have to pet them, or they sigh at you because they love you so much and you’re their world
Sometimes they’ll do things like throwing a toy at your cellphone just to get noticed.
THEY MAKE YOU EXERCISE. You genuinely feel like a POS if you don’t take your pet out multiple times a day to smell the grass and other animals’ butts.
After all that, they make you liable. You can’t live on the edge when you have children.
First, they want the end of your bed, and by the time they’ve gotten what they want, they already have started to take up the whole bed
When you read the news and your blood pressure starts rising, and fear takes over, you want to play fetch. Right there. Right then.
You have to say goodbye at some point, and it’s a hard pill to swallow, but the lessons learned are beyond necessary they’re fundamental values.
They make you freak out, thinking they ate something off your floor.
They put up with you. Even when you can’t face yourself anymore. They keep you on a good track. They can replace bad habits. Resilient. They know it, they “apologize” when you get mad and it’s not even at them. Did I mention they never love you less? They fully dedicate their lives to you. Clingy.
Animals have personalities. Some don’t believe this, but they do. Cats and dogs are constantly speaking to you. For mental health awareness and pet adoption and rescue month, let’s talk about all the rescue dogs who’ve saved my life. Those dogs and cats I’ve rehomed to better homes or fostered or taken on cause someone couldn’t have been the spark in my life, and they give me a purpose. Protect them and help them as they have me. Cause in your darkest hour, you will find yourself alone, lifehack: you’re never lonely when you have a dog.
Come on, and I don’t just like dogs cause they’re cute. I need a dog because they’re your partners.
Did I mention they fall asleep on you sometimes and then you can’t get up and you have to calm down, cuddle, and go back to bed.
Picture proof that rescue dogs are awful! Just the worst.
The “attention seeker”
Besides forcing your bad habits into good ones and testing / teaching your core values, many dogs and cats are euthanized every day. Idiots.
They are however much work you invest in them. Some dogs are very personable, and others (pitty) are big giant babies. They’re unique. Mutts are the best.
Every day this month, I will post a story about a dog I’ve fostered or an animal-related / veterinary-related blog. Shoot me a pic of your furball!
No time like the present to save a pet.
This blog is a satire- yes, yes, you should always adopt, and yes, you need an animal.
Not sure if a pet is suitable for you? Ask your closest friends and family. If they say you should get a dog, you’re likely annoying them with your loneliness.
Lastly, you are to continue to adopt even when your best friend has passed because a dog’s love teaches you unconditional love and forgiveness; that is what you do. You commit to loving something for 10-14 years. It’s not so bad.
“I am terrified of humans that don’t read” -piper artificial intelligence
Whenever I feel I have something very eye-opening to say, I like to put a disclaimer because knowledge is power, and too much power at the wrong time can make your brain wacky. I know because my professor in sociology used to knowledge shock me a lot. So disclaimer, you’re going to learn something if you make it to the end. If you skim or “don’t read anymore,” you’re an excuser, and nobody has time for your excuses anymore. They never did.
Repetition is a waste of time once you’ve mastered the skill. Though it’s imperative to keep your brain sharp by freshening up on your newly learned skill, it is also an excellent way to get you nowhere.
I have 1008 Evernote “Notes” and essays, scanned in media, everything. The thing is, I don’t even have 1008 items in my house, so what are all those notes? Hopefully, something this note right here won’t become garbage.
I’m a writer with outdated unedited garbage notes that now seem almost like note hoarding, each very wordy note which has absolutely every idea and knowledge of what to do with all life and so many messages I could probably discuss anything. Still, I have been battling RES for years, not even knowing it. This is me, as I am today. The day I should be posting the things I write. I think it’s March 2022.
The first thing I need to stop repeating is my excuses. I know exactly which medicine I am taking and what I am doing every morning since it’s routine… I know where I keep all my passwords and logins because there is an excellent search bar in Evernote, but RES loves disorganized things. It hit me one day when RES was running their mouth, and I thought, “I’m too “lazy” to type in one word?? I’m very far from a lazy person and lazy? No. I wouldn’t say that about me because it’s not me speaking; it’s RESistance. If I’m not too lazy to write a 5,000-word blog post that I won’t post, but I can’t type the topic in and hit search? Sounds like a bigger issue. Maybe I wrote about this. I’m sure I did.
The moral of the story is it’s good always to write things down: but one time ought to do the trick. 1008 notes? That’s silly; there is no way I don’t know this. Yet, I call myself lazy and unorganized. My inability to accomplish something in life is because, at their worst, RES pretends to be a part of your personality. Scary.
But still, I write a to-do list of course for the next day, even though I have so many: I sleep then wake up and basically pretend the note isn’t right there saying READ ME OR YOU WILL NEVER GO ANYWHERE IN LIFE.
So I did some research, and for the first time since the hunger games series came out, I read a book from cover to cover. A book discussing our only problem: RESISTANCE
We start here. We should start reading here if we’re still at the point we were at yesterday regarding our habits. Everyday habits that grown-ups fail to follow but know they should; if you do not make your bed, congratulations, you’re not a very grownup person. If you do not make your bed, and you’re a parent, you’re a terrible parent. Your kids are probably overweight and obnoxious in public. How can we expect our kids to have healthy habits if we do not? A smart person knows this.
Food for thought- If you do not make your bed, it looks sloppy. I’m guessing your grocery list and fridge aren’t much better. So there, I already know something about you. Google it. Does it help when you’re dating to have a messy bed? The first time a guy brings me over, the apartment should be free of kitchen sink debris; the toilet should be clean with paper on a roll and a made bed. It doesn’t have to be perfect, but it has to be done: or you must not have had time to tidy up from when the last girl left, and I got there.
It’s always Those people who Don’t seem to remember the pandemic. I write and take pictures so I can recall most days of my life, but they Don’t Don’t do either, and those who still wake up to an alarm clock that sounds like a fire hydrant (no) and hit snooze (no), check their exposed cellphones (no-n,o) and they never make the bed. It’s those people who I lack respect for. Bad habits never bother you. Everything you do is a tell. If someone can tell you have no self-discipline or RES is too powerful you should take a lesson when they leave you.
We weren’t taught the importance of habits and sleep and routines in school: We don’t lay there to process that we just woke up from another state of mind and need to lay there for at least 90 seconds and lay still. See the tremendous changes that happen. Be patient. If you don’t ever change or grow or try new weird habits, Guess how your day will go? The same as yesterday. All the same negative thoughts, too, even though we’re resolving the issue here.
Accomplishments happen when we are actively trying, and that means ignoring the bs RES tells you. Do you know how many of those thoughts are damaging? 80%. It’s why we hang out with like minded people. Don’t hang out with dumb people because that is dumb. Two dumb RES’s together will put you in a bad mood and cause trouble: You can be the same age as someone, but that’s just on the outside. My personality quiz put me at 60 years old. It used to be 35 then 40. My actual age is 30 years old. December of 2019 I didn’t even know what Tesla was, who Elon musk was, or that everything I was doing was wrong. I have learned more in two years then most people have in their life because I Dont miss school. You don’t need a degree to your own teacher
Resistance doesn’t ever go away. It’s a part of you. So train your mind properly.
Everyone needs to know how to wake up suitably. Zero at all can be accomplished until you’re fully rested and in a clear state of sanity.
First, When you’re not in a good mood, Don’t be a talk negatively especially to others. The brain can’t differentiate negative talk to real life events. When someone says things like “Id rather die then” and “I hate” or “I cant” your brain thinks it’s you and that’s how negative energy gets spread. Ittakes one person only to ruin a lot of things.
Tip: If you must yell at someone, google puppy mill owners and known animal abusers and tell them to kill themselves. Really. Also, if your first thought was, “you shouldn’t wish death on anyone,” then you are precisely the person I’m talking to. I Don’t wish death on them, But I can’t give them bad advice and their survival actually harms. At the very least, tell them to get bent.
There I solved your venting problem. I called the white house once to ask them which state they live in. I when on google maps typed in White House found the phone number hit call, and the White House rep picked up and said, “white house.” Was I expecting that? NO! Was IT hilarious and awesome? Yes: And did anyone get hurt? Nope, we both laughed, and she didn’t know either. I’m still learning America. I see magic everywhere. RES doesn’t run my show anymore – not that I don’t battle RES but recognizing RES allows me to intercept and change the thoughts I’m having. You reflect your mood. Think about it.
What does this mean? Well, for one, if I’m ever in a bind ill hit up the White House they answered on the first ring, and two; because I was debating my boyfriend at the time, and I wanted SO BADLY to prove my point of “it makes no sense that the White House isn’t in a state when America is only made up of states” I didn’t even think about calling the White House, I just did. RES would try to stop me if RES thought it could anymore. I disarmed them. I do that a lot Now. 5,4,3,2, and if im still not doing it, then drop it. Half the time, your thoughts are RES telling you that things will kill you, so you might as well call whoever you want if you have a question. RES is always the opposite of your true gut feeling. And intuition is actual RES is not.
You were born with at least three talents. You’re probably the very best at one and maybe close to equally as good as the others. These are innate. It’s because of your genetics and the talent that makes it your definite purpose in life. If you’re working for money, you should quit your job. Money comes when you figure out why you’re working. Life is full of problems, and we’re all here to solve at least one. I’m not saying that you shouldn’t work to afford expenses; I’m telling you you should know your next moves if you don’t have a plan for your life. You’re not going anywhere fast. Work that job, make that money, start that career Dont stay at a crap job for no reason ever. Everyone can sign up for POSTMATES even dui kiddos there are so many ways to make make money today. Stop 🚫 RES
I’ll say this once and hopefully for my own sake
The Masterkey to Life is learning about RES, using resistance against itself, figuring out what you’re good at and what you like to do. There will be a crossroads everything can be monetized. If you love to sing and you suck at singing. It’s probably not your purpose. However, if you love to sing and you know you can’t sing, but you know how music affects people, and you put out songs anyway, you just made it a purpose.
Helping others is always our goal: we don’t allow others our knowledge because we like them; we help because knowledge is worth more than the roof over your head. And the world is dark when your light never turns on. youre never going to learn unless you learn how to ignore RES.
Next time you’re doing something good like reading and your mind is like, “ put the book down, make a sandwich.” You tell yourself out loud you promise you’ll do it later. When you have sad thoughts about your horrible exes, and you start criticizing yourself again, step in and promise yourself you’ll think about it later. RES takes you at your word. This is the only time you should ever lie, and it won’t be w lie
You would expect to be dizzy after going on an upside down ride. You’re not gonna be all just back into “mode” not go mode not no mode just mode until your programs load. Compare yourself to an old desktop computer in the early 2000s. When we finally got online we still had to wait for everything to load. The very first thing you should do is read the note that never ends.
See that’s how you beat RES you use it against itself. Repetition to no end and junk slowing me down when I already have the same lists im about to write in 1008 other places is failure. Failure is crazy.
By definition: insane is doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results but we dont ever say “you’re insane for not reading”.
You know when you read a book by a professional and you’re like “wow that sounds like me” and then you go ahead and do the complete opposite of what the book said or recommended if it’s self help? That’s RES. It’s RES sneaking in as routine. We miss nearly everything amazing in life because RES has told us that if you’re still alive then nothing must change.
So if you’re still alive even though you obnoxiously texted your ex for months your mind makes habits out of what you repeat. You’re just gonna seek out the same losers and get broken hearted all the same because RES has convinced you that it’s what keeps you alive.
Our “purpose” is totally not anyones business and im as much spirtual as I am scientific so I often use the fact that I know the only real reason im here is to survive (which we mastered like 80,000 years ago when we invented tools and learned how to make fire: thus making us superior) then it can get pretty easy to not want to do the things I know I have to do to be happy:
Have you ever started spontaneously cleaning? You had no intention of organizing your closet and you’re not really doing anything anyway besides trying to figure out your life which is what you do all day everyday and that voice in your heads like you shouldn’t be cleaning and you feel the resistance. You fight that: that is repetition reminding you that you dont have to do that and you might die if you do.
Stupid right? We should probably just accept, we’re not very evolved. Just as cats can’t control their hunting mice and dogs can’t control their chasing squirrels we can’t always control our primitive behaviors either. But if you fight resistance one time, just once and your mind cues in on what’s actually going on. Let’s just say you’ll organize your closet hopefully until it’s done or until you get up to do an actually time constrained task.
What’s wrong with the above? RES Is ruining our lives. It’s like a primate living in your body shape shifting as you telling your mind that everything you do and don’t do is going to kill you.
It takes ONE time to break RES: it gets addicting when you start consciously noticing yourself having thouguts that literally have no justification.
The very first step to living the best life ever is to know what the number one thing fighting for your life to be forever unchanged is not your personality: it’s your resistance. Resistance lives inside us, it’s why we feel like magnets sometimes. I’ve literally managed to repel myself from grocery shopping in the past that’s how strong the force was.
Resistance was given to our souls as a gift when we were released from the cosmos: resistance is your Allie but over time, we figured out how to survive and didn’t give resistance any real job anymore. All the gifts we are given we are meant to use for good.
No matter how you see life, or why you think we exist it’s a fact that If you can control your own mind you will achieve everything you want.
Right now; even in my head I hear RES I picture RES as kind of like a trailer trash donald trump supporter. It’s neither he or she just trashy. Resistance was once a very beautiful person im sure but RES. Well we sure did a number on him/her.
So fuck, right? Wrong. Swearing is completely unbecoming and there is absolutely no reason for someone to make excuses. Do it or dont. You will live better then you’re currently living if you take the plunge and do the extreme option. It’s really very simple you see.
We figure out we have a mind, body, RES entanglement going on.
When I thought about typing this in the shower I remember thinking I bet im gonna rattle on and push save and go do my hair. Every fiber of my being is actually telling me to stop. But im going to completely resist. Edit this post grammatically and then im going to post it. Just so I can prove to you that it’s how it works. I’ll have a published blog piece as opposed to no piece. Which is better than ghosting my followers.
If RES OKAY ILL COME BACK TO THIS I SERIOUSLY NEED A BREAK. Uncut.
Return time: 6:16pm
Resistance also isn’t rude and pushy: RES is, resistance is generally innate or thought out even. RES has adhd. A condition RES actually created himself/herself. You are what you become because of what you train your brain. And you do have many habits and most aren’t very good and at least 80% of them you don’t even know you’re doing to yourself so take the time to read. Take the time care. Ask the questions that matter. Talk to yourself, that’s all you have when you hit the grave. You. You have to get along with you and that means burying RES.
Obama mastered it like A G Btw
He also took the time to take a Myers Briggs 16 personalities test. 20 questions 5 mins and he was the president but he still wanted to know who he was. Is that weird? No? It’s weird that you live in a body with a brain you know nothing about.
Since this is a blog and it’s directed at everyone start somewhere. RES can be anything from you should have more to eat even if your full to thoughts about laying down when you’re vacuuming. RES is going to get you a lot: especially at first but the more you continue to read this: the more you make it a habit to read stuff you NEED to know everyday. You’re going to win and RES will become the beautiful protector he or she was meant to be: Give resistance a purpose or it will give itself one.
This is the note that never ends Because we are no where near capable of living happy lives with the limited knowledge we allowed ourselves to haveZ
Education isn’t a option. Everything can be found if you really want it. In fact if you REALLY want something, if you PICTURE yourself holding a baby or whatever. Picture yourself in a scene you have never been in, then your mind has now made it achievable to attain since it didn’t kill you when you imagined it.
There are however some people, in my life especially who waste my time. They are RES. There is no time soon they will be reading a note everyday to better themselves, they hate to read (who doesn’t RES doesn’t want you to learn), they don’t have a hobby and they don’t like music. That is someone who I call waste of a meat suit: everyone you choose to spend your short time on earth with should he either reaching you something or helping you see something that has to do with YOUR PURPOSE.
My purpose is to save the lives of dogs. I’m lucky I knew that at a young age but I am unlucky because I can’t work as a vet tech anymore since it’s traumatized me. It doesn’t mean my purpose has changed it means I have to change the way I obtain my purpose.
When option a and b fail you, that’s when you invent option C. Absolutely everything you allow yourself to believe possible will be just that.
Next time we’ll discuss my good buddy Karma. Karma exists and it’s a scientific fact it’s universal law that everything you do (how you react) has an equal or opposite reaction then intended. How you react is how you behave and how to come off to others. How you behave comes from you choice to say something or not. I’ve learned the hard way to filter what I say. Because I live one a principal my own mother came up with “the worst thing you can do is ruin someone’s day”. And something so much as being rude to a cashier can have a ripple effect: smile at everyone, it makes you look younger anyway.
So, I will print this and read it everyday until I can repeat it without looking at it. I’ll read it outloud.
Who am I afraid of embarrassing myself in front of? Myself? Okay.
I hope this shed some light for those of you who fought RES and got to the end of this article because if you are reading this and not skimming (skimming can cause fake news by the way) then you actually just changed something in your brain. You realized you could read a whole blog article. You’re still alive right? Pissed? Yeah, the outing of RES is never enjoyable.
Don’t repeat things: do them again a different way. Don’t ever repeat a bad thing, don’t even get down on yourself we make mistakes just learn. Learn how to fight RES when he/she is overstepping other peoples personal boundaries. Unless it’s a blog and people choose to read (this) don’t force them to try and understand what self-awareness is. We only get there when we’re ready to get there. My time clock isn’t your time clock. Well if you’re reading this, since it’s live- then maybe we are on the same time clock?
Next time on the note that never ends
Karma left to its own devices always, always outperforms our attempts to cause pain or cause joy.