Self-efficacy H/T Wikipedia

Self-efficacy is an individual’s belief in their innate ability to achieve goals. Albert Bandura defines it as a personal judgement of “how well one can execute courses of action required to deal with prospective situations”.[1] Expectations of self-efficacy determine whether an individual will be able to exhibit coping behavior and how long effort will be sustained in the face…

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Butterfly effect H/T Wikipedia

In chaos theory, the butterfly effect is the sensitive dependence on initial conditions in which a small change in one state of a deterministic nonlinear system can result in large differences in a later state.[1] The term, coined by Edward Lorenz, is derived from the metaphorical example of the details of a tornado (the exact time of formation, the exact path taken) being influenced…

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Eclipse H/T Wikipedia

An eclipse is an astronomical event that occurs when an astronomical object is temporarily obscured, either by passing into the shadow of another body or by having another body pass between it and the viewer. This alignment of three celestial objects is known as a syzygy.[ Apart from syzygy, the term eclipse is also used when a spacecraft reaches a position where it…

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Ginger Spice H/T Wikipeadia

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is a flowering plant whose rhizome, ginger root or ginger, is widely used as a spice and a folk medicine.[2] It is a herbaceous perennial which grows annual pseudostems (false stems made of the rolled bases of leaves) about a meter tall bearing narrow leaf blades. The inflorescences bear pale yellow with purple flowers and arise directly from the rhizome on separate shoots.[3] Ginger is in the family Zingiberaceae,…

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Positive thinking: Stop negative self-talk to reduce stress,

Positive thinking helps with stress management and can even improve your health. Practice overcoming negative self-talk with examples provided.By Mayo Clinic Staff Is your glass half-empty or half-full? How you answer this age-old question about positive thinking may reflect your outlook on life, your attitude toward yourself, and whether you’re optimistic or pessimistic — and…

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Lemon H/T Wikipedia

The lemon, Citrus limon (L.) Osbeck, is a species of small evergreen tree in the flowering plant family Rutaceae, native to South Asia, primarily North Eastern India. The tree’s ellipsoidal yellow fruit is used for culinary and non-culinary purposes throughout the world, primarily for its juice, which has both culinary and cleaning uses.[2] The pulp and rind (zest) are also used in cooking and baking. The juice of the lemon is about 5%…

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Gun control H/T Wikipedia

Blue- Permissive Red- Restricted Grey- Not Included Gun control (or firearms regulation)[ is the set of laws or policies that regulate the manufacture, sale, transfer, possession, modification, or use of firearms by civilians. Most countries have a restrictive firearm guiding policy, with only a few legislations being categorized as permissive.[ Jurisdictions that regulate access to firearms typically restrict access to only…

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An Open Letter to the Future Man Dating My Wife:

By: miriamrobertson  On: January 2, 2019  In: Uncategorized  Tagged: brokenhearts, dates, dating tips, healing, honesty, how to overcome, hurt, letting go, life lessons, love, love hurts, pain, relationships  With: 20 Comments The day I died was the most devastating day my wife has ever experienced. The pain of my loss took her on a journey that tore her apart and left her gasping for air. Like the mythical phoenix, she emerged a stronger version of herself.…

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Gravity H/T Wikipedia

Gravity (from Latin gravitas, meaning ‘weight’[1]), or gravitation, is a natural phenomenon by which all things with mass or energy—including planets, stars, galaxies, and even light[2]—are brought toward (or gravitate toward) one another. On Earth, gravity gives weight to physical objects, and the Moon‘s gravity causes the ocean tides. The gravitational attraction of the original gaseous matter present in the Universe caused it to begin coalescing, forming stars – and for the stars to group together into galaxies – so gravity is responsible…

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