“You are as good as anybody and better than most”
― Regis Philbin
“Life will give you whatever experience is most helpful for the evolution of your consciousness. How do you know this is the experience you need? Because this is the experience you are having at the moment.”
― Eckhart Tolle
Why do we look for things we don’t want? This may be the ultimate definition of futility. Going out of our way to see things that are wrong in the world around us invites that energy into our immediate experience. It’s like saying that the world is a scary place and then deliberately walking down a dark alley alone to find evidence to prove that theory. Why bring it into your life when it wasn’t there before?
Look for what you want. If you want to feel good, fill your eyes and mind with things that make you feel good. It’s the opposite of looking for everything that is not what you want and filling your existence with that. If it is a choice, and it most obviously is, then make the choice that brings you joy and peace.
A Dog’s Nose Knows – Using dogs to sniff and detect different diseases is nothing new. Now a medical charity in England is attempting to train them to identify the smell of COVID-19. The charity, called Medical Detection Dogs, has successfully trained dogs to detect malaria and is partnering with the Tropical Medicine and Hygiene School in London along with Durham University for the project. Dr. Claire Guest, a behavioral psychologist and principal member of the charity, said, “The aim is that dogs will be able to screen anyone, including those who are asymptomatic and tell us whether they need to be tested. This would be fast, effective and non-invasive and make sure the limited NHS testing resources are only used where they are really needed.” This could work well in airports and other crowded areas.
Dr. Guest continues: “We know that other respiratory diseases, like COVID-19, change our body odour so there is a very high chance that dogs will be able to detect it. This new diagnostic tool could revolutionize our response to COVID-19 in the short term, but particularly in the months to come, and could be profoundly impactful.”
Sounds like another wonderful project in the works.
Thought of the Day – If you think of what is good in life, you will feel better. Your body will work better and your mind will be calm. Give yourself the gift of looking for what is going well instead of finding ways to make yourself unhappy. It’s your choice to make.
Enjoy a wonderful day.
“Be careful what you water your dreams with. Water them with worry and fear and you will produce weeds that choke the life from your dream. Water them with optimism and solutions and you will cultivate success. Always be on the lookout for ways to turn a problem into an opportunity for success. Always be on the lookout for ways to nurture your dream.”
― Lao Tzu