Urban Stressor || Practical Process Doing Get Started Do.

Urab Stressor. What do straight lines, and structures have in common? Well apparently, they lead to or no, correction they give you a headache. Unless you do. Just looking at buildings can give you a headache. It was an article written by John Massengale  and what he states is that, the monotonous lines of buildings and the effect on us humans. Now what this has to do with Long-distance running tips. The STRESSOR: Imagine the skyline of Dubai, 

Singapore Hong Kong or Toronto: That skyline, impressive tall buildings, and perhaps it’s a nice afternoon, sunlight and the shadows. Perhaps you even wonder what all the people here actually do?  Well they are doing something. I must admit it, I like it  or correction. I like visiting such cities, and perhaps running a marathon there, but I don’t need to live in a skyscraper. Why this article caught my attention is the following. The human brain took years, centuries to evolve from processing the natural world to now process an urban jungle. And the main reason for it is the repetitive pattern. And there is something that scientists call the Fourier component. Mathematician Jean-Baptiste Joseph Fourier showed that we can think of scenes as being made up of striped patterns, of different sizes, orientations and positions. What it says is that the sight of buildings, streets, lampposts, they have a frequency. And in nature these stripes cancel each other out. Buildings are repetitive, structured, and this makes them more difficult to look at. Your, my everyone’s brain needs a lot more power to process this. Same with: Overcoming procrastination habits.

And what snore is that there are actually computer models which have been built that show if your brain spends time looking at other things than nature, or anything like cities, offices, structures, it takes a lot more brain power than when looking into nature. Actually the measurement was done by calculating how much oxygen the brain uses. And again, spending time looking at lets say unnatural structures, requires more oxygen. 

And now  the drumroll please  fact is that headaches are often associated with an increase of usage of oxygen. People who get migraines are particularly susceptible to the discomfort from repetitive patterns; these patterns increase the use of oxygen (which in those who suffer from migraines is already abnormally high.) Now it should be obvious, shouldn’t it be that based on the Fourier theory, the evidence of the study, that outdoors have a positive effect. Being surrounded by greenery does have a serious impact on long-term health and well-being. A meta-analysis looking at dozens of studies around the health impacts of being in nature show exposure to green space carries a reduced risk of Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, premature death and preterm birth as well as increasing sleep duration. Green space exposure was also associated with reduced diastolic blood pressure, heart rate and stress.

A meta-analysis looking at dozens of studies around the health impacts of being in nature show exposure to green space carries a reduced risk of Type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, premature death and preterm birth as well as increasing sleep duration. Green space exposure was also associated with reduced diastolic blood pressure, heart rate and stress.Getting Things Done describes an incredibly practical process that can help busy people regain control of their lives. It can help you be more successful.   “WARNING: Reading Getting Things Done can be hazardous to your old habits of procrastination. David Allen’s approach is refreshingly simple and intuitive.

Let me share the Top 10 Quotes from Getting Things Done

The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small, manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.Sounds simple doesn’t it? Well, that’s what we talk about in coaching, especially for long distance. Seeing any distance that is longer than what you are currently running or used to run will be overwhelming. That’s why you break it into smaller tasks. But before that You want to be adding value as you think about projects and people, not simply reminding yourself they exist. You’ve got to think about the big things while you’re doing small things so that all the small things go in the right direction. When enough of the right action steps have been taken, some situation will have been created that matches your initial picture of the outcome closely enough that you can call it “done.” Most people feel best about their work the week before their vacation, but it’s not because of the vacation itself. What did you do last week before you left on a big trip? You clean up, close up, clarify, and renegotiate all your agreements with yourself and others. I just suggest that you do this weekly instead of yearly

You can fool everyone else, but you can’t fool your own mind

Every now and then go away and have a little relaxation. To remain constantly at work will diminish your judgment. Go some distance away, because work will be in perspective and a lack of harmony is more readily seenThings rarely get stuck because of lack of time. They get stuck because the doing of them has not been definedAnything that causes you to overreact or underreact can control you, and often does. Reacting is automatic, but thinking is not. So think, before your run, during your run, and after your run.

Make Every Step Count, a running guide that changes your attitude?

And if your first thought is “I doubt it” then definitely you should get the book.

Doing the basics, is the best place to go to once you are in a negative rut once your minds cruise around the same negative thoughts. Make Every Step Count keeps you focussed on what matters.

And if that doesn’t help, then do what it says in the bible
Colossians 3:2 Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth.
Today I had a lot on my mind. Thanks for your patience. Thanks for your interest. Do leave me a rating and share the blog to someone who needs to hear it.

Introducing Urban Stressor || Practical Process Doing Get Started Do, a friendly guide that helps you navigate the urban environment and minimize stress. If you find yourself constantly thinking negative thoughts, this book is for you. It encourages you to focus on what truly matters and provides practical steps to make every moment count. And remember, as Colossians 3:2 says, set your mind on things above. Thank you for your interest and support. Please leave a rating and share this blog with someone who could benefit from it. Keep it easy and God bless you. – Heiko

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