Ten mental health tips

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Re: Ten mental health tips

Postby mercalia » 23 Nov 2019, 10:05am

11) Break off your association with Andrew Windsor

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Re: Ten mental health tips

Postby brynpoeth » 24 Nov 2019, 5:11pm

The Grauniad has a good article about decision making, fomo and fobo
Fear of more options
Fear of better options

Wish I had read and understood it a few years ago
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Re: Ten mental health tips

Postby brynpoeth » 2 Dec 2019, 11:40am

The Grauniad reports that physical excersize is good for mental health
An expert recommends taking a friend along
Not much good if the problem is loneliness :?
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Re: Ten mental health tips

Postby mattheus » 2 Dec 2019, 1:29pm

brynpoeth wrote:The Grauniad has a good article about decision making, fomo and fobo
Fear of more options
Fear of better options

Wish I had read and understood it a few years ago


Google fomo: it is definitely usually used to mean "Fear of Missing Out".

(which is not to say that the article content is not useful!)

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Re: Ten mental health tips

Postby brynpoeth » 2 Dec 2019, 2:31pm

mattheus wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:The Grauniad has a good article about decision making, fomo and fobo
Fear of more options
Fear of better options

Wish I had read and understood it a few years ago


Google fomo: it is definitely usually used to mean "Fear of Missing Out".

(which is not to say that the article content is not useful!)

Both/all are true
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Re: Ten mental health tips

Postby brynpoeth » 4 Dec 2019, 12:07pm

7 take a break

Dozed until 12oo today, felt guilty for a moment, then I realised it was allowed
Trouble is maybe, one should go to bed when darkness falls, four hours later :?
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Re: Ten mental health tips

Postby brynpoeth » 19 Jan 2020, 5:15am

4 drink sensibly

I gave up alcohol nearly 30 years ago :wink:
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Re: Ten mental health tips

Postby 661-Pete » 19 Jan 2020, 3:27pm

brynpoeth wrote:4 drink sensibly

I gave up alcohol nearly 30 years ago :wink:
+1. I'm not completely teetotal but drink very little. And we've decided to drop alcohol from most of our cooking recipes. For example, our recipe for Moules Marinières incorporates a splash of white wine. We recently tried it with a 0% alcohol 'wine' and the mussels taste just as good. Way2go!

Mental health tip? What number are we up to? 12? OK. 12) Be recovering from a successful operation. I am in that enviable position: I can tell you, the uncontrollable jitters I was feeling as I was wheeled into the anaesthetic room, followed by the immense relief as I was brought out from under and told all was OK .... a great lift to one's spirits...

But that's not for everyone I suppose. :?
Suppose that this room is a lift. The support breaks and down we go with ever-increasing velocity.
Let us pass the time by performing physical experiments...
--- Arthur Eddington (creator of the Eddington Number).

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Re: Ten mental health tips

Postby brynpoeth » 22 Jan 2020, 7:51am

3 Eat well [it's the digestion, stupid!]

Breakfast like a king
Lunch like a farmer
Supper like a beggar

Just complied with the first sentence, had lentil soup for breakfast :wink:
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Re: Ten mental health tips

Postby RickH » 23 Jan 2020, 7:47pm

brynpoeth wrote:3 Eat well [it's the digestion, stupid!]

Breakfast like a king
Lunch like a farmer
Supper like a beggar

Just complied with the first sentence, had lentil soup for breakfast :wink:

But what about 2nd breakfast, elevenses, afternoon tea & "just a little something before bed" ? :shock:

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Re: Ten mental health tips

Postby 661-Pete » 24 Jan 2020, 9:06am

brynpoeth wrote:...Breakfast like a king...
So what exactly does a king have for breakfast? I'm reminded of A A Milne's charming little ditty:
A A Milne wrote:The King asked
The Queen, and
The Queen asked
The Dairymaid:
‘Could we have some butter for
The Royal slice of bread?’
The Queen asked
The Dairymaid,
The Dairymaid
Said, ‘Certainly,
I’ll go and tell the cow
Now
Before she goes to bed.’
...


Just complied with the first sentence, had lentil soup for breakfast :wink:
Aha! Can't match that, though I do quite often scoff half an avocado. And not a Full English in sight!
Suppose that this room is a lift. The support breaks and down we go with ever-increasing velocity.
Let us pass the time by performing physical experiments...
--- Arthur Eddington (creator of the Eddington Number).