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You and Me
I believe that every single event in life happens in an opportunity to choose love over fear.
~ Oprah Winfrey
The most powerful lesson I learned about human emotions was the rule of fear and love.
Love is what we were born knowing, feeling, and expressing.
Fear is what we are taught, and learn from outside sources.
The first time our mother holds us in our arms.
The first time we take a step and stumble, mother gasps.
We go through life learning love and fear.
Sure, we label these two words with masks to try and describe our emotions in a way we can be heard, or understood.
We may express words to replace love like : happy, gratitude, joy, excited, energy, proud, trust, honored, appreciated and so forth.
Just like fear, there are many words that become the paradox, such as : hate, jealousy, anger, panic, stress, worry, embarrassment, and so on.
While you were reading these examples, did your mind explore the resemblances behind the love and fear?
If you hang out with chickens, you are going to cluck, if you hang out with eagles you are going to soar.
In order to explain the power of 5, I first believe I need to explain the power of energy.
The brain and your energy.
Energy is not only something you can use to turn a light bulb on in the house... it actually turns light bulbs on in your brain.
Keeping your brain energized is highly recommended as your brain uses 20% more energy than any other organ in your body.
Until now, most scientists believed that it used the majority of that energy to fuel electrical impulses that neurons employ to communicate with one another.
Turns out, though, that is only part of the story. (Stay with me, might get nerdy.)
A new study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA indicates that two thirds of the brain's energy budget is used to help neurons or nerve cells "fire'' or send signals.
Lastly, however, is used for what study co-author Wei Chen, a radiol...
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