How does one breathe while sleeping?

Breathing is one of the few bodily functions which, within limits, can be controlled both consciously and unconsciously.During sleep/rest, the level of carbon dioxide is low, so breathing rate is lower. This ensures an appropriate amount of oxygen is delivered to the muscles and other organs.  The buildup of carbon dioxide makes the

What should I do when I'm bored?

THINGS YOU CAN DO WITH ABSOLUTELY NOTHINGBlink wildly and then close your eyes really tight for an interesting light show(Amusement Potential: 1-5 minutes)See a variety of blobs, stars and flashes. Try to make out shapes and see if your

When can I expect visible results of my weight loss?

First, stop checking your weight daily. This will only end you up in a demotivating state.Work out daily without expectation, and before you go depressed and cancel your gym, remember that stopping an exercise won't get you any where. It takes time, even a lotttttt of time, but depends

Is it a common phenomenon that when you get too much attention, you don't pay attention?

I would share my personal opinion regarding this behavior. As per Maslow's need theory, social affiliation is the third most important need of a human being. We strive to strengthen our social bonds, form and maintain relationships, earn accolades. Majority likes a compliment, let's not hide the fact. For example, I have heard people complaining that chats

What are some examples in life of when less is more?

We've all heard the phrase ‘less is more.' Obviously this can relate to over indulgence... Too much alcohol, drugs, fast food, sex with strangers and other types of debauchery are bad for the body, mind and soul.Less of this is more

How does one breathe while sleeping?

Breathing is one of the few bodily functions which, within limits, can be controlled both consciously and unconsciously.During sleep/rest, the level of carbon dioxide is low, so breathing rate is lower. This ensures an appropriate amount of oxygen is delivered to the muscles and other organs.  The buildup of carbon dioxide makes the

What do you do when you are frustrated?

We get frustrated when things don't shape up as per our Expectations / when people don't behave as per our Expectations.So the root cause of Frustration is centered around our Expectations.But in this materialistic world can we live without expectations? Yes, we canIts very Difficult. But it can be practised by changing our Belief System.

What should a person do when everything appears to be going right in his/her life?

Work for progress: "Success is not a destination but a journey" was the best piece of advice given to me at my high school graduation. I hope that you enjoy your time in the sun but it also has a risk of giving you the false security that good times would continue, there is a teeny tiny chance

When can I expect visible results of my weight loss?

First, stop checking your weight daily. This will only end you up in a demotivating state.Work out daily without expectation, and before you go depressed and cancel your gym, remember that stopping an exercise won't get you any where. It takes time, even a lotttttt of

When did you realize small things matter?

I once missed a double promotion in my Taekwondo green belt exam because of a ‘small thing'. Read on..What is a Taekwondo ‘exam'?It's a once in 3 months milestone, where you have to perform a particular sequence as per your belt. For select belts, 1–2 rounds of contactless sparring

When should I get people to write me recommendations for graduate school applications?

Depends on 2 factors:1. When are you planning to apply2. Who will be your recommenders.I'm still in my final year of my undergraduate degree and I'm planning to go this coming Fall (August 2014). So I took my recommendations from my professors. I asked them about a month before I applied to various universities.

What should I do when I'm bored?

THINGS YOU CAN DO WITH ABSOLUTELY NOTHINGBlink wildly and then close your eyes really tight for an interesting light show(Amusement Potential: 1-5 minutes)See a variety of blobs, stars and flashes. Try to make out shapes and see if your subconscious