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El Dr. Travis Bradberry
Co-autor de Inteligencia Emocional 2.0 y Presidente en TalentSmart
Los hábitos preocupantes de personas crónicamente insatisfechos
6 de enero de, el año 201

La felicidad viene en tantas formas diferentes que puede ser difícil de definir. La infelicidad, por otra parte, es fácil de identificar; usted sabe que cuando lo ves, y que sin duda sabe cuando se toma contacto contigo.

La infelicidad es letal para todos a su alrededor, al igual que el humo de segunda mano. El famoso estudio de Terman de Stanford siguió a los sujetos durante ocho décadas y se encontró que estar cerca de la gente infeliz está vinculado a una mala salud y una vida más corta.

La felicidad tiene mucho menos que ver con las circunstancias de vida de lo que parece. Un estudio de la Universidad de Illinois encontró que las personas que se ganan la mayor parte (más de $ 10 millones anuales) son sólo una pizca más felices que los Joes medio y Janes que trabajan para ellos.

circunstancias de la vida tienen poco que ver con la felicidad, porque la felicidad es mucho más bajo su control, el producto de sus hábitos y su visión de la vida. Los psicólogos de la Universidad de California encontraron que estudian la felicidad que la genética y circunstancias de la vida sólo representan aproximadamente el 50% de la felicidad de una persona. El resto depende de usted.

"La Constitución sólo da a las personas el derecho a buscar la felicidad. Usted tiene que capturarlo por sí solo. "- Benjamin Franklin
Hábitos infeliz

Cuando la gente es infeliz, es mucho más difícil estar cerca de ellos, mucho menos trabajar con ellos. La infelicidad lleva a la gente de distancia, creando un círculo vicioso que le impide lograr todo lo que eres capaz de hacer.

La infelicidad se puede coger por sorpresa. Gran parte de su felicidad está determinada por sus hábitos (en pensamiento y acción) que hay que vigilar de cerca para asegurarse de que no te arrastra hacia abajo en el abismo.

Algunos hábitos conducen a la infelicidad más que otros. Debe ser especialmente cuidadoso de los diez hábitos que siguen, ya que son los peores delincuentes. Ten cuidado con cuidado para asegurarse de que estos hábitos no son el suyo propio.

Esperando el futuro. Diciéndose a sí mismo: "Voy a ser feliz cuando ..." es uno de los hábitos más fáciles de descontentos caer. Como se llega a la declaración realmente no importa (que podría ser una promoción, más paga, o una nueva relación) porque pone demasiado énfasis en las circunstancias, y la mejora de las circunstancias no conducen a la felicidad. No gaste su tiempo en espera de algo que está demostrado tener ningún efecto sobre su estado de ánimo. En lugar de centrarse en ser feliz en este momento, en el momento presente, porque no hay garantía del futuro.

Pasar demasiado tiempo y esfuerzo adquirir "cosas". Las personas que viven en la pobreza extrema experiencia de un aumento significativo de la felicidad cuando sus circunstancias financieras mejoran, pero disminuye rápidamente por encima de $ 20.000 en ingresos anuales. Hay un océano de investigaciones que demuestran que las cosas materiales no te hacen feliz. Cuando usted hace un hábito de perseguir cosas, que pueden llegar a ser infeliz porque, más allá de la decepción experimenta una vez que lleguen, se descubre que los has ganado a expensas de las cosas reales que puede hacerte feliz, como amigos, familia y aficiones.

Quedarse en casa. Cuando se siente infeliz, es tentador para evitar que otras personas. Este es un gran error, ya que la socialización, incluso cuando no lo disfrutas, es ideal para su estado de ánimo. Todos tenemos esos días en los que sólo queremos tirar de las mantas sobre la cabeza y se niegan a hablar con nadie, pero entender que el momento esto se convierte en una tendencia, que destruye su estado de ánimo. Reconocer cuando la infelicidad que le antisocial, se obligue a salir y se mezclan, y se dará cuenta de la diferencia de inmediato.

Verse a sí mismo como una víctima. La gente infeliz tienden a operar a partir de la posición por defecto que la vida es dura y fuera de su control. En otras palabras, "La vida es a por mí, y no hay nada que pueda hacer al respecto." El problema con esa filosofía es que fomenta un sentimiento de impotencia, y las personas que se sienten impotentes no es probable que tomar medidas para que las cosas mejor. Aunque todo el mundo ciertamente tiene derecho a sentir hacia abajo de vez en cuando, es importante reconocer cuando se está dejando esto a su visión de la vida. No eres la única persona que las cosas malas le suceden a, y usted tiene control sobre su futuro, siempre y cuando usted está dispuesto a tomar medidas.

Pesimismo. combustibles nada que se le parezca infelicidad pesimismo. El problema con una actitud pesimista, más allá de que sea duro en su estado de ánimo, es que se convierte en una profecía autocumplida: si espera que las cosas malas, es más probable que las cosas malas. pensamientos pesimistas son difíciles de sacudir hasta que reconozcas lo ilógico que son. Obligarse a mirar los hechos, y verá que las cosas no son tan malas como parecen.

Quejumbroso. Queja en sí es preocupante, así como la actitud que le precede. El quejarse es un comportamiento auto-refuerzo. A fuerza de hablar, y por lo tanto el pensamiento-sobre lo mal que está, usted reafirma sus creencias negativas. Al hablar sobre lo que le molesta puede ayudarle a sentirse mejor, hay una línea muy fina entre la queja de ser terapéutico y alimentando la infelicidad. Más allá haciendo infeliz, quejándose de las unidades de otras personas lejos.

Soplando las cosas fuera de proporción. cosas malas le suceden a todo el mundo. La diferencia es que las personas felices con ellos por lo que son un fastidio nada-mientras que la gente infeliz ver temporal negativa como una prueba más de que la vida es a por ellos. Una persona feliz es molesto si tienen un choque de autos en el camino al trabajo, pero mantener las cosas en perspectiva: ". Lo que una molestia, pero al menos no era más grave" Una persona infeliz, por el contrario, usos como prueba de que el día, la semana, el mes, tal vez incluso toda su vida, está condenada.

problemas de barrido bajo la alfombra. Las personas felices son responsables de sus acciones. Cuando se comete un error, les pertenece. La gente infeliz, por el contrario, encuentra problemas y errores para ser una amenaza, por lo que tratan de ocultarlos. Los problemas tienden a aumentar de tamaño cuando son ignorados. Cuanto más usted no hace nada acerca de un problema, más se empieza a sentir como si usted no puede hacer nada al respecto, y luego tienes razón de nuevo a sentirse como una víctima.

No mejora. Debido a que la gente infeliz son pesimistas y sentir una falta de control sobre sus vidas, tienden a sentarse y esperar a que la vida a pasar con ellos. En lugar de establecer objetivos, el aprendizaje y la mejora de sí mismos, sólo seguir avanzando penosamente, y luego se preguntan por qué las cosas no cambian nunca.

Tratando de mantenerse al día con los vecinos. Los celos y la envidia son incompatibles con la felicidad, por lo que si usted está constantemente comparando con los demás, es el momento de parar. En un estudio, la mayoría de los sujetos dijeron que iba a estar bien con hacer menos dinero, pero sólo si todos los demás también lo hizo. Tenga cuidado con este tipo de pensamiento, ya que no le hará feliz, y más a menudo que no, tiene el efecto contrario.

Uniendo fuerzas

Cambiar sus hábitos en el nombre de una mayor felicidad es una de las mejores cosas que puede hacer por sí mismo. Pero también es importante por otra razón control de la toma de su felicidad hace que todos a tu alrededor más feliz también.

¿Qué se hace para ser feliz? Por favor comparta sus pensamientos en la sección de comentarios a medida que aprendo apenas tanto de usted como lo hace de mí.

SOBRE EL AUTOR:

El Dr. Travis Bradberry es el galardonado co-autor del libro más vendido # 1, Inteligencia Emocional 2.0, y el cofundador de TalentSmart, el proveedor líder mundial de pruebas de inteligencia emocional y la formación, atendiendo a más de 75% de las compañías Fortune 500. Sus libros más vendidos han sido traducidos a 25 idiomas y están disponibles en más de 150 países. El Dr. Bradberry ha escrito para, o ha sido cubierto por, Newsweek, Time, Business Week, Fortune, Forbes, Fast Company, Inc., EE.UU. Hoy en día, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post y The Harvard Business Review.

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“The first visits are crucial in developing a rapport,” says Dr. Charmaine Rapaport, VA New York Harbor Healthcare System Staff Psychiatrist and NYU Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry. She explains that the visits over the first six months set a plan in motion. And, like in any other field of medicine, the initial treatments require close follow up regarding results of interventions, especially psychopharmacological, to change the course of the Veteran’s symptoms and interrupt a potential psychological decompensation, “all while minimizing side effects and negative metabolic consequences.”
Dr. Rapaport recently joined the team that is providing psychiatric telehealth to patients at VA facilities like Allentown, PA, where patient need exceeds the number of psychiatrists available to provide care. ” This is an amazing technology that really benefits patients in a timely way,” says Dr. Rapaport.
Based in New York City, Dr. Rapaport currently has a list of more than 50 new patients she is “seeing” via telehealth technology –modern psychiatry. Just as in a traditional meeting, the first session with a patient is usually longer than those that follow. During the first meeting, Dr. Rapaport spends a good amount of time, usually an hour, getting to know about previous treatments, side-effects of medications and medical issues. She then finds it important to meet with the patient fairly frequently over the following six months, possibly every few weeks. “I want to know about side effects, compliance, remind them of the time course to efficacy, and any new confusing or complicating stressors in their lives,” says Dr. Rapaport. ““One important goal is to avoid hospitalization.”
 
Dr. Rapaport says psychologists and social workers at VA Wilkes Barre, PA ,“are doing a very good job screening and referring patients.” An appointment is made for patients who come to a Community Based Outreach Clinic (CBOC) in Allentown, PA, located one hour from their closest VA Hospital. Each patient “meets” with Dr. Rapaport as she sits in her office in Manhattan. The computer screen is fitted at both locations with a special video camera allowing both Veteran and Psychiatrist to see each other clearly in “Real Time.” The 2-screen technology allows Dr. Rapaport to see and speak with the patient at the same time she accesses and enters notes on both the patient’s Wilkes-Barre records and VANY Harbor Records.
Dr. Rapaport, a Harvard trained physician, has worked both inside VA for many years, as well as gaining experience in New York City public hospitals. She has worked as Director of two psychiatric emergency rooms, as Chief of the PTSD Clinical Team at the James A. Haley VA in Tampa, in MICA Day Treatment outpatient rehab, inpatient and outpatient psychiatry, and prison psychiatry. Clearly, taking on and excelling at new challenges is her forte.
“I was at a meeting where they asked who was interested in telepsychiatry. I raised my hand,” says Dr. Rapaport. Managing eye contact between patient and physician takes a little getting used to, since the physician only sees the patient from the chest up. Other body cues are not available, but generally, the telehealth potential is extraordinary according to Dr. Rapaport. The availability of this service means that many patients who may not have had care for many years, need only drive a short way to a local clinic to receive top notch care “in New York City.”
Initially, telehealth was made available at VANYHHS with communication between psychiatrists and patients within the Harbor. Today, Chief of Psychiatry Dr. Adam Wolkin says the telehealth team is growing, with increasing requests for services coming from out-of-state.
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Psychiatrist recently joined the team that is providing psychiatric telehealth to patients at VA facilities where patient need exceeds the number of psychiatrists available to provide care.
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25TH ANNIVERSARY 02.20.16 The Gulf War Victory That Never Was

When US-led coalition forces drove Saddam Hussein out of Kuwait, the campaign was heralded as the antidote to Vietnam. A quarter century later it looks a lot less impressive.
On August 2, 1990, Saddam Hussein, notorious Iraqi strongman, triggered the first great international crisis of the post-Cold War era by invading Kuwait and declaring it Iraq’s nineteenth province. With Kuwait in his back pocket and the fourth largest army in the world at his disposal, Saddam effectively controlled two-thirds of the earth’s oil reserves, and had every hope of establishing Iraq as the dominant power in the region.
As the Iraqi military build-up continued apace in Kuwait, fears of an invasion of Saudi Arabia mounted. On August 6, George Bush declared, “This will not stand, this aggression of Kuwait,” and he meant it. Quickly the American president obtained UN Security Council resolutions condemning the attack, imposing an embargo on Iraq, and seizing its foreign assets.
An extraordinarily diverse military coalition consisting of more than half a million American and 200,000 international troops, including those of key Arab states, was formed under the command of Gen. “Stormin’ Norman” Schwarzkopf, and deployed along the Kuwait-Saudi Arabian border over the course of the next several months. The coalition’s initial mission, Operation Desert Shield, was to prevent an Iraqi invasion of Saudi Arabia while diplomats, Western and Arab alike, sought to persuade Saddam to withdraw his forces. Its second mission—Operation Desert Storm—was to force Iraq’s withdrawal by force of arms if diplomacy failed.

Saddam, believing the United States had no stomach for a conventional war bound to produce heavy casualties in the tinderbox of the Middle East, proved intractable. On the morning of January 17, 1991, phase one of Operation Desert Storm—the air campaign of what the world would soon know as the Persian Gulf War—began.
Desert Storm was the first major test of an all-volunteer U.S. military that had been rebuilt from the ground up following the debacle of Vietnam, and the impact of that experience on the services was everywhere in evidence. From the point of view of doctrine and training, the new American military eschewed protracted and messy insurgencies and inconclusive “operations other than war” in favor of conventional conflicts against regular armies.
The new American military had been kitted out with a welter of new precision-guided weapons, high-tech command-and-control information systems, state-of-the art stealth fighter-bombers, and Abrams tanks that could hit targets 2,500 yards away while traversing rugged terrain in excess of 30 miles an hour with astonishing accuracy.
In short, the new American military possessed a level of speed, mobility, and striking power unprecedented in the history of warfare.
With much of the world watching the action live, courtesy of CNN, F-117 Stealth bombers and cruise missiles made devastating attacks against key command-and-control targets in downtown Baghdad in the first hours of the conflict with impunity. The air-to-air combat phase of the campaign that followed was lopsided and brief. Within three days coalition fighters knocked out 35 Iraqi fighters without a single loss. British and American fighter-bombers handily neutralized Iraq’s considerable arsenal of surface-to-air missiles. Then Allied air attacks went on to destroy power plants, military and civilian communications centers, Iraq’s menacing chemical and nuclear weapons production facilities, seemingly at will, and with minimal collateral damage.
Around January 24, the awesome air assets of the coalition turned their attention to the 300,000-man Iraqi army in Kuwait. Over the course of the next 30 days, Allied air power pounded the Iraqi army’s lines of communication and supply, heavily damaged their fortifications, and destroyed well over 2,000 tanks and artillery pieces, leading to the desertion of about 80,000 Iraqi troops.

No battlefield in the history of warfare had been so well prepared for a ground offensive. Before dawn on February 24, the 1st and 2nd Marine Divisions spearheaded the secondary ground attack straight through the middle of the Iraqi forward defenses in southwestern Kuwait, driving relentlessly in the direction of several key oil fields, and Kuwait City itself. The Marines advanced so swiftly through the Iraqi Army’s shattered defenses that they encountered only scattered counterattacks, and reached the outskirts of Kuwait City after only two days of fighting. Arab forces were given the honor of liberating the city the next day.
The main ground attack was a massive, “left hook” enveloping maneuver launched from 150 miles west of the Kuwait border in the Saudi Arabian desert by VII Corps, which consisted of 150,000 troops and five heavily armored American and British divisions. After its flanks had been secured by other forces, VII Corps rumbled through the Iraqi desert in the direction of the Rumaila oil fields and Basra, turned sharply to the northeast, and punched hard into the vulnerable right flank of the Iraqi defenses in Kuwait. Its objectives were to cut off the main routes of supply and communication to the Iraqi forces in Kuwait, envelop the elite Republican Guard divisions there, and destroy them.
In the largest armored assault since World War II and the fastest in the history of warfare, coalition forces eviscerated at least ten Iraqi divisions in a mere four days of fighting. In a number of combat engagements, Republican Guard divisions put up fierce resistance, but smoke, rain, and darkness rendered both their commanders and their tankers virtually blind.
Meanwhile, thanks to satellites, GPS, and complete air superiority, the American generals retained a clear picture of the battlefield, and the Abrams tanks’ thermal sight technology was readily able to detect enemy targets and destroy them, regardless of the elements. On February 27, the Medina Division of the Republican Guard set up its tanks in a six-mile long skirmish line to try to block the American advance. In the largest tank engagement of the war, the 2nd Brigade of the 1st Armored Cavalry Division knocked out 69 tanks and 38 armored personnel carriers in 45 minutes, without losing a single tank of its own to enemy fire. “It was more like a one-sided clay pigeon shoot than armored battle,” wrote Michael Gordon and Bernard Trainor in The Generals’ War.
Baghdad announced a complete withdrawal of all Iraqi forces from Kuwait on February 26, but coalition forces continued to press the attack until the morning of February 28, when President Bush ordered a cease-fire after only 100 hours of ground combat. The casualty figures reflected the lopsided nature of the fighting: between 25,000 and 65,000 Iraqi soldiers were killed and 75,000 wounded. American losses were 148 killed in action and 467 wounded, while the rest of the coalition suffered 292 killed and 776 wounded.
A cease fire was negotiated on March 3, in which Iraq promised to abide by all UN resolutions.

In the wake of the coalition’s lopsided victory, the Bush administration, the media, and defense intellectuals made expansive claims for the war’s significance. A wave of patriotism and euphoria swept across the country, the likes of which hadn’t been seen since the victories over the Germans and Japanese 45 years earlier.
“Victory in the Gulf leaves us with such feelings of awe,” wrote Anthony Lewis, the venerable and urbane New York Times columnist. “By God,” declared President Bush, “we’ve kicked the Vietnam syndrome once and for all.”
“This is the end of decline,” said Michael Novak of the conservative American Enterprise Institute. “The mother of all battles turned into the daughter of all disasters for the declinists. For years, people are going to cite the lessons of the Persian Gulf.” The campaign, said a RAND Corporation study, “constituted a remarkable milestone in military history.”
Indeed, the Gulf War heralded an entirely new American way of war, opined a prominent DOD strategist, Andrew Marshall, “in which the information dimension becomes central to the outcome in battles and campaigns. Long-range precision strike weapons coupled to systems of sensors and to command and control systems will fairly soon come to dominate much of warfare.”
The victory had indeed finally exorcised the ghosts of Vietnam; a completely recalibrated U.S. military, practicing a new high-tech way of war, had vanquished a brutal dictator and upheld a fundamental principle of international law: thou shalt not invade a sovereign nation’s territory. In the first great post-cold war crisis, the U.S. military emerged with enormous prestige. It was widely hailed as the pre-eminent military force in world military history, the mighty Wehrmacht or Roman legions notwithstanding.
That army, with its unprecedented capabilities, would be a vital deterrent to future mischief-making. It would serve as the world community’s primary asset in preserving peace and stability in what George H. W. Bush and others referred to as the “New World Order.”
Thus, the Persian Gulf War was viewed as a watershed not only in American military history, but in international politics as well.
Yet within a matter of a few months, the bloom began to wear off the rose. Although decapitation of Saddam’s Baathist regime had never been a military objective of Desert Storm per se, Washington had ardently hoped that its crushing defeat in the desert would inspire Saddam’s overthrow by the Iraqi people, thereby significantly enhancing stability in the region. But the war, it turned out, had been halted too soon. Saddam retained sufficient forces, and then some, to crush brutally two internal uprisings, the Kurds in the north and the Shiites in the south. The American and British air forces had to establish no-fly zones in order to stanch the bloodletting.
What had gone wrong? The Marines’ attack on Kuwait City had been meant to tie down the vaunted Republican Guard in combat long enough for the Army’s massive left hook to come in behind those elite forces and destroy them. But the Marine thrust had been so devastating and fast that it precipitated the Republican Guard’s rapid withdrawal back into Iraq. By the time President Bush had called for a ceasefire to prevent the appearance of unnecessary slaughter—a political rather than a military decision—fully half of the Republican Guard divisions and hundreds of their armored vehicles had escaped deep into Iraq unscathed.
Meanwhile, as the dust settled and cooler heads prevailed in the think tanks and war colleges, it was widely agreed that General Schwarzkopf and his staff had greatly overestimated the capabilities of the enemy. By and large the Iraqi army was creakily obsolescent, poorly led, and brimming over with demoralized conscripts who had deserted their posts en masse rather than stand and fight.
Thus, the splendor of the coalition’s victory began to fade, but not sufficiently to stanch the emergence of a new foreign policy consensus among an influential group of civilian intellectuals within the Pentagon, and in the conservative media, that had big things in mind for Greatest Army in World History. With the demise of the Soviet Union, the United States was the world’s sole superpower. Indeed, it was the only “indispensable nation.”
It had a moral responsibility both to preserve the new world order, and to spread the universal values of freedom, self-determination, and democracy throughout the world. It must punish the enemies of the new order with the help of the world community if possible, but if not, America must be prepared to act unilaterally to do so.
This new creed of military interventionism was hubristic and idealistic at the same time, and drew on a tradition of American exceptionalism as old as Puritan John Winthrop’s “City upon a Hill” sermon of 1630. Americans were a unique people, with a special role to play in world affairs.
A cadre of prominent neoconservatives, spearheaded by Robert Kagan, Charles Krauthammer, and William Kristol, spread the gospel of U.S. military intervention as a kind of panacea for all sorts of international problems and crises. “Military strength alone will not avail, counseled Robert Kagan, “if we do not use it actively to maintain a world which both supports and rests on American hegemony.”
 The Clinton administration embraced the new creed of military interventionism with gusto, as would the Bush administration that followed it. As the Department of Defense Annual Report of 1997 put it, “There is and will continue to be a great need for U.S. forces… not only to protect the United States from direct threats but also to shape the international environment in favorable ways… and to support multinational efforts to ameliorate human suffering and bring peace to the regions torn by ethnic, tribal, or religious conflict (italics mine).”
During the entire Cold War era, there were a total of six major American military deployments. Between 1990 and 1997 alone, U.S. forces conducted operations on foreign shores—peace keeping, peace enforcement, humanitarian relief, traditional combat missions, etc., etc.—more than 30 times, according to Department of Defense sources.
Ironically, the new interventionism completely rejected the Powell doctrine upon which the military had been reconstructed after Vietnam, and the Gulf War had been fought. That doctrine held that if military force was to be used at all, it must be used overwhelmingly, and only in defense of vital national interests, with the full support of the American people, for clearly defined political ends, and with a clear and quick exit strategy.
One of the doctrine’s chief objectives was to insure that the military and the nation never again found themselves mired down in another protracted insurgency war with unclear or protean objectives.
As it happened, the much vaunted new world order never materialized, but the new world disorder surely did. Without the built-in constraints imposed by the East-West rivalry, the international community faced a welter of crises from failed and rogue nation states, disgruntled ethnic groups, insurgents and, increasingly in the mid ’90s, Islamic terrorism.
American foreign policy decision makers turned to the new American military with unprecedented frequency as a kind of “salvation army,” deploying it in places such as Bosnia, Kosovo, Somalia, and Haiti where American interests appeared to be anything but vital, and with decidedly mixed results. Then came 9/11, and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. After a period of striking initial success in conventional operations, both wars turned into nightmarish protracted counterinsurgencies that resembled nothing so much as Vietnam.
The most expensive and capable military force in world history found itself completely out of its depth, unable to cope with either the political or military complexities of sectarian guerrilla warfare in cultures it did not understand. Firepower, mass, maneuver, and advanced technologies—the sine qua non of the post-Vietnam American way of war—were hardly the keys to victory against lightly armed insurgents living among the people Americans were meant to protect.
 Just after victory in the Persian Gulf in March 1991, a very wise MIT military expert named Barry Posen had cautioned foreign policy decision makers, “Don’t get the idea it will always be this easy. The terrain was favorable to our high-tech weapons, and we were up against a second-rate gangster. We must not confuse what we did here with using military power to redirect the domestic politics of a society.” Neither George W. Bush nor his chief advisors had bothered to listen to Posen, or to a score of other strategists who had carried his message forward into the early 2000s.
And so an entirely new counterinsurgency doctrine for the Army and Marines had to be cobbled together, even as troops en route to the battlefields were rushed through crash counterinsurgency training courses in the California desert. The new field manual, Counterinsurgency, was published in 2006, as U.S. forces struggled to adapt mid-stream to avert defeat in two agonizing and inconclusive conflicts that persist even to this day, albeit under different names.
Notably, the Counterinsurgency field manual instructed American troops to reject many of the tenets, tactics, and ways of thinking that had passed for conventional wisdom about war fighting in the high-tech army of the 1990s and early 2000’s. Today, after more than dozen years of continuous combat, the fighting rages on in both Iraq and Afghanistan, and the possibility that substantial American ground forces will once again return to one or both countries is all too real.
After all, these wars are unfinished business, and the new American business, as scholar Andrew Bacevich has eloquently pointed out, is permanent warfare. The Obama administration may have sworn off large deployments for the moment, but in Pakistan, Yemen, and Somalia, “drone attacks employed pursuant to a campaign of targeted assassination [have become] the signature of Obama’s new way of war.”
Looking back on the post 9/11 perpetual cycle of military operations in his book, The New American Militarism, Bacevich asks, “What has this vast outlay of treasure and this harvest of death and suffering purchased? Simply put, not victory.” Meanwhile, the American public’s disturbing reaction to this reality, outside the relatively small world of the military itself, has been indifference rather than outrage.
Seen from the vantage point of 2016, the “stunning victory” that was the Gulf War of 1991, that great turning point in American military history and international politics, seems to have lost its former luster. Indeed, the war now appears to have been nothing so much as a lopsided but misleading prequel to the nightmarish civil war in Iraq, and the event that, more than any other, fed the tragic illusion that American military power could and should shape the world environment to fit our imperial will.
When US-led coalition forces drove Saddam Hussein out of Kuwait, the campaign was heralded as the antidote to Vietnam. A quarter century later it looks a lot less impressive.
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Troubling Habits of Chronically Unhappy People

January 6, 2016 • 3171 Likes • 643 Comments

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it’s taken ahold of you.

Unhappiness is lethal to everyone around you, just like second-hand smoke. The famous Terman Study from Stanford followed subjects for eight decades and found that being around unhappy people is linked to poorer health and a shorter life span.

Happiness has much less to do with life circumstances than you might think. A University of Illinois study found that people who earn the most (more than $10 million annually) are only a smidge happier than the average Joes and Janes who work for them.

Life circumstances have little to do with happiness because much happiness is under your control—the product of your habits and your outlook on life. Psychologists from the University of California who study happiness found that genetics and life circumstances only account for about 50% of a person’s happiness. The rest is up to you.

“The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.” – Benjamin Franklin

Unhappy Habits

When people are unhappy, it’s much more difficult to be around them, let alone work with them. Unhappiness drives people away, creating a vicious cycle that holds you back from achieving everything that you’re capable of.

Unhappiness can catch you by surprise. So much of your happiness is determined by your habits (in thought and deed) that you have to monitor them closely to make certain that they don’t drag you down into the abyss.

Some habits lead to unhappiness more than others do. You should be especially wary of the ten habits that follow as they are the worst offenders. Watch yourself carefully to make certain that these habits are not your own.

Waiting for the future. Telling yourself, “I’ll be happy when …” is one of the easiest unhappy habits to fall into. How you end the statement doesn’t really matter (it might be a promotion, more pay, or a new relationship) because it puts too much emphasis on circumstances, and improved circumstances don’t lead to happiness. Don’t spend your time waiting for something that’s proven to have no effect on your mood. Instead focus on being happy right now, in the present moment, because there’s no guarantee of the future.

Spending too much time and effort acquiring “things.” People living in extreme poverty experience a significant increase in happiness when their financial circumstances improve, but it drops off quickly above $20,000 in annual income. There’s an ocean of research that shows that material things don’t make you happy. When you make a habit of chasing things, you are likely to become unhappy because, beyond the disappointment you experience once you get them, you discover that you’ve gained them at the expense of the real things that can make you happy, such as friends, family, and hobbies.

Staying home. When you feel unhappy, it’s tempting to avoid other people. This is a huge mistake as socializing, even when you don’t enjoy it, is great for your mood. We all have those days when we just want to pull the covers over our heads and refuse to talk to anybody, but understand that the moment this becomes a tendency, it destroys your mood. Recognize when unhappiness is making you antisocial, force yourself to get out there and mingle, and you’ll notice the difference right away.

Seeing yourself as a victim. Unhappy people tend to operate from the default position that life is both hard and out of their control. In other words, “Life is out to get me, and there’s nothing I can do about it.” The problem with that philosophy is that it fosters a feeling of helplessness, and people who feel helpless aren’t likely to take action to make things better. While everyone is certainly entitled to feel down every once in a while, it’s important to recognize when you’re letting this affect your outlook on life. You’re not the only person that bad things happen to, and you do have control over your future as long as you’re willing to take action.

Pessimism. Nothing fuels unhappiness quite like pessimism. The problem with a pessimistic attitude, beyond it being hard on your mood, is that it becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy: if you expect bad things, you’re more likely to get bad things. Pessimistic thoughts are hard to shake off until you recognize how illogical they are. Force yourself to look at the facts, and you’ll see that things are not nearly as bad as they seem.

Complaining. Complaining itself is troubling as well as the attitude that precedes it. Complaining is a self-reinforcing behavior. By constantly talking—and therefore thinking—about how bad things are, you reaffirm your negative beliefs. While talking about what bothers you can help you feel better, there’s a fine line between complaining being therapeutic and it fueling unhappiness. Beyond making you unhappy, complaining drives other people away.

Blowing things out of proportion. Bad things happen to everybody. The difference is that happy people see them for what they are—a temporary bummer—whereas unhappy people see anything negative as further evidence that life is out to get them. A happy person is upset if they have a fender bender on the way to work, but they keep things in perspective: “What a hassle, but at least it wasn’t more serious.” An unhappy person, on the other hand, uses it as proof that the day, the week, the month, maybe even their whole life, is doomed.

Sweeping problems under the rug.Happy people are accountable for their actions. When they make a mistake, they own it. Unhappy people, on the other hand, find problems and mistakes to be threatening, so they try to hide them. Problems tend to get bigger when they’re ignored. The more you don’t do anything about a problem, the more it starts to feel as though you can’t do anything about it, and then you’re right back to feeling like a victim.

Not improving. Because unhappy people are pessimists and feel a lack of control over their lives, they tend to sit back and wait for life to happen to them. Instead of setting goals, learning, and improving themselves, they just keep plodding along, and then they wonder why things never change.

Trying to keep up with the Joneses.Jealousy and envy are incompatible with happiness, so if you’re constantly comparing yourself with others, it’s time to stop. In one study, most subjects said that they’d be okay with making less money, but only if everybody else did too. Be wary of this kind of thinking as it won’t make you happy and, more often than not, has the opposite effect.

Bringing It All Together

Changing your habits in the name of greater happiness is one of the best things that you can do for yourself. But it’s also important for another reason—taking control of your happiness makes everyone around you happier too.

What do you do to make yourself happy? Please share your thoughts in the comments section below as I learn just as much from you as you do from me.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Dr. Travis Bradberry is the award-winning co-author of the #1 bestselling book, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, and the cofounder of TalentSmart, the world's leading provider of emotional intelligence tests and training, serving more than 75% of Fortune 500 companies. His bestselling books have been translated into 25 languages and are available in more than 150 countries. Dr. Bradberry has written for, or been covered by, Newsweek, TIME, BusinessWeek, Fortune, Forbes, Fast Company, Inc., USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and The Harvard Business Review.

If you'd like to learn how to increase your emotional intelligence (EQ), consider taking the online Emotional Intelligence Appraisal® test that's included with theEmotional Intelligence 2.0 book. Your test results will pinpoint which of the book's 66 emotional intelligence strategies will increase your EQ the most.

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Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is estimated to occur in one-third of adults in the U.S. Ketogenesis prevents fatty liver disease
By Susan Gammon, Ph.D.
January 12, 2015
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A new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, suggests that ketogenesis may prevent non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). NAFLD is term used to describe the accumulation of fat in the liver of people who drink little or no alcohol. It affects approximately one billion individuals worldwide, has become a leading cause of cirrhosis, and increases the risk of cardiovascular disease, including heart attacks and stroke.

“To our knowledge, this is the first study that demonstrates a critical role for ketogenesis in normal metabolic functions and in the prevention of metabolic abnormalities of the liver,” said Peter Crawford, M.D., Ph.D., associate director of the Cardiovascular Pathobiology Program at Sanford-Burnham. “The findings are important because now we can consider targeting ketogenesis as an approach to treating NAFLD.”

What is NAFLD?
NAFLD is the most common cause of chronic liver disease in the U.S. Although it’s not normal, if it doesn’t lead to inflammation or liver damage it’s not serious. But for some individuals, NAFLD can be more serious, causing liver inflammation and scarring (cirrhosis). In these cases there is a risk of liver failure and liver cancer. Although the cause of NAFLD is not entirely clear, risk factors such as high cholesterol, diabetes, and insulin resistance are associated with the disease. Other potential causes of NAFLD are certain inheritance factors, autoimmune disorders, malnutrition, viral hepatitis, rapid weight loss, and certain medications.

What is ketogenesis?
Ketogenesis is the release of ketones by the liver into the bloodstream when fat is broken down for energy. In this process, ketones are a key by-product of that breakdown. They are generated whether the fat is derived from the cheesecake you just ate, or fat you were carrying around your waistline. Ketones in the bloodstream are in turn an excellent energy source for the brain, heart, and skeletal muscle.

Classically, ketogenesis is a major route to dispose of fat in the liver during starvation, type 1 diabetes, or adherence to specific diets such as the Atkins diet. Many will recall the Atkins diet as low-carbohydrate high-fat diet designed to induce rapid weight loss. While unrestrained ketone-body production can cause the metabolic crisis ketoacidosis, most obese and type 2 diabetic humans actually produce ketone bodies at an inappropriately low rate. This could be disadvantageous because the controlled conversion of fat to ketones would be a safe way to dispose of excess calories.

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“Our study was designed to show that ketogenesis is significant in the normal fed state and may be significant to consider in obesity,” said Crawford. Using mice engineered to lack an enzyme needed to support ketogenesis, the research team was able to show that mice which were fed a normal “chow” diet experienced hyperglycemia and augmented production of a diverse set of lipid metabolites. Ketogenesis-insufficient mice fed a high-fat diet acquired a number of problematic conditions, including liver-cell injury and death, as well as inflammation. The findings indicate that ketogenesis is a critical regulator of hepatic lipid and glucose metabolism, and may modulate NAFLD.

Next steps
“It will be important to test the overarching hypothesis that obesity is a state of ketogenic insufficiency—and that approaches to enhance ketogenesis may help treat the metabolic consequences of overnutrition, particularly among those predisposed to develop NAFLD and its consequences,” said Crawford. “While some diets—including the Atkins diet—promote ketogenesis, they are poorly tolerated by most people. Therefore, we are eager to find alternative therapeutic approaches to create safe disposal pathways that avoid our body’s production of injurious metabolites. Additionally, we need to explore the role of ketones themselves in liver metabolism and signaling.”

A link to this paper can be found at: http://www.jci.org/articles/view/76388.

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SETI@home is a scientific experiment that uses Internet-connected computers in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). You can participate by running a free program that downloads and analyzes radio telescope data.

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SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) is a scientific area whose goal is to detect intelligent life outside Earth.
One approach, known as radio SETI, uses radio telescopes to listen for narrow-bandwidth radio signals from space. Such signals are not known to occur naturally, so a detection would provide evidence of extraterrestrial technology.

In 1995, David Gedye proposed doing radio SETI using a virtual supercomputer composed of large numbers of Internet-connected computers, and he organized the SETI@home project to explore this idea. SETI@home was originally launched in May 1999.

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Einstein@Home is a program that uses your computer's idle time to search for gravitational waves from spinning neutron stars (also called pulsars) using data from the LIGO gravitational wave detector.

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chemical structure of these molecules permits to observe and measure the magnetic characteristics of individual molecules
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Goal of this research project is to increase the basic understanding in the field of the molecular magnetism... International co-operation

Spinhenge@home uses the inactive processor resources of your computer and when the screensaver is active, instead of the usual display, one of our graphics will be displayed. With your participation you will actively support the research of nano-magnetic molecules. In the future these molecules will be used in localised tumor chemotherapy and to develop tiny memory-modules.

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World Community Grid brings people together from across the globe to create the largest non-profit computing grid benefiting humanity.

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Protein sequence comparison is one of the most powerful tools in computational biology. It allows characterizing protein sequences based on the information that is preserved in evolution. Many computational methods in biology and medicine are based on protein sequence analysis, e.g. to predict the function and structure of genes and proteins. SIMAP facilitates these methods by providing pre-calculated protein similarities and protein domains

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