The Source of Stress
So many things of the future bring about so much stress...but is that really the source?
We are told to plan this and that for our future. We are told to make sure we follow through on everything to make our future more successful...but does it actually work that way? There are so many things that cause stress in life, and so many sources that are said to cause it, and they are all around us and very hard to avoid. We all experience it, usually attached to worrying about circumstances and other similar trials. Threats, fear, uncertainty, and many other things are (from what I have read) some of the leading causes of stress. There are also other things like death, health issues, change, arguments, and money that can sometimes cause great deals of anxiety and stress.
But then you turn around and you realize that God says things like "do not worry" so repeatedly in Scripture (Matthew 6 and Mark 13 for example). It is a life-lesson that Jesus taught us. He tells us not to worry about our future or anything tomorrow, so why do we fail to listen so often? Why is it so hard for us? Is it simply the WORLD and its influences that cause us unhealthy levels of stress?
I believe that if our hearts are set not on our lives, our families, our possessions, etc., that that is when God takes away our stress. When we are simply living for His kingdom and not our own, that is when we can experience PEACE from the stresses of life.
Do you agree with this? Disagree?
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What can 3D printing do for medicine? The "sky is the limit," says Northwell Health researcher Dr. Todd Goldstein.
- Medical professionals are currently using 3D printers to create prosthetics and patient-specific organ models that doctors can use to prepare for surgery.
- Eventually, scientists hope to print patient-specific organs that can be transplanted safely into the human body.
- Northwell Health, New York State's largest health care provider, is pioneering 3D printing in medicine in three key ways.
The tactics that work now won't work for long.
Great ideas in philosophy often come in dense packages. Then there is where the work of Marcus Aurelius.
- Meditations is a collection of the philosophical ideas of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius.
- Written as a series of notes to himself, the book is much more readable than the dry philosophy most people are used to.
- The advice he gave to himself 2,000 years ago is increasingly applicable in our hectic, stressed-out lives.
By working together, and learning from one another, we can build better systems.
- Many of the things that we experience, are our imagination manifesting into this physical realm, avers artist Dustin Yellin.
- People need to completely rethink the way they work together, and learn from one another, that they they can build better systems. If not, things may get "really dark" soon.
- The first step to enabling cooperation is figuring out where the common ground is. Through this method, despite contrary beliefs, we may be able to find some degree of peace.
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