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What Can You Do?

What Can You Do? Questions that develop into actionable solutions and steps Have you ever wondered, after watching a video on global warming, over population, energy crisis, what you can actually do to improve our situation as humans? I have. Every time I watch something that promotes doom and gloom I always wonder, “If this is such a big problem, what can I do every day to help this situation?” Do we even know how to survive a Power Outage? Natural disaster? What about something small, like what do you do when someone get’s mad at you? The point is,[…]

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Purging

Life Will Find a Way This past week has been filled with life and death. Reflection and contemplation. I wanted to bring this to people’s attention, because no matter how bad you may feel, no matter how horrible things seem to be there will always be a greater or equal good that comes into your life. I believe those words, many do not. Why do I believe in them? I have personally experienced hardships that have pushed me. Have I been homeless, starving, shivering cold and sick in a hospital bed? No I have not, but I do not believe you[…]

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NSG Life: Meditation for Night Shift

Meditation Motivation Why do I come back to meditation? Because I can’t see how I could go more than two days without meditating. I feel calm, cool, collect, clean and focused when I meditate. I work nights and all of those things; calm, cool, collect and clean, are vital to maintain. Having a sharp mind can help work past the wall, a time where your body shuts down and want’s you to sleep. I have days where I physically hurt because I’m tired, but because I meditate they are few and far between. When. I meditate before work. When I really get into[…]

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Night Shift: Get the Life You Want

How Night Shift Be Positive! What?!?! Night Shift is positive? Why do you say that Jay? I have many reasons to believe it’s a positive. Firstly it gives people the chance to work during a time when things might be less stressful. People have a different way to shine. Work is different, and different skills and strengths are needed. What about having kids and needing just a little extra money. I can think of quite a few reasons night shift Be Positive! Yet all I see online, thus far, is negative crap about our imminent death from heart disease and[…]

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NSG Tip

Night Shift Tip Creating a wake up process for yourself will help your body cope with the stress of working at night, and the lack of sleep you’ll get because of your shift restrictions. (drive time, extra work after your done at work, traffic, generally bad sleep) COMMON OBJECTIONS!! But I’m super tired when I wake up! I have no time to do a routine I have no energy My night wears me down and my body feels tired MINDSET SHIFT!! You’re super tired because you aren’t taking care of yourself, also you’ll get over it! Everything is temporary, even[…]

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