As Stephen Covey said: "the problem is not the problem; the problem is how we see the problem." In other words, perspective alters our perception and our perception/s alters our reality - in fact our perception becomes our reality, whether it is actually real or not...
The idea this week is to use a 21st century tool most of us carry with us most of the time - a smart phone - to take pictures upside down, from down low, sideways, through objects and off reflective surfaces such as puddles. The science here is to challenge and see what else we can see by changing our perspectives.
This week's top tip is that blinking, taking a moment to take a mental 'snap shot', can really help us remember the positive moments in our lives, so that we not only remember them but reflect and see more of these kind of events in the future.
Whilst your family might not thank you for belting out your favourite tunes in the shower, or whilst hoovering or whilst dancing at a party after a little too much fizz, you go on ahead - you are doing great things for your immune system and adding to your oxytocin reserves.
Research does shows that drinking beet juice may help. In a 2015 study 250ml (a big glass of wine size) of beet juice daily was found to lower high blood pressure and over a 4 week period participants in the study were shown to have significantly reduced their blood pressure levels - and had improved the function of the inner lining of blood vessels.
Whether it's an absolute banger, a power ballad, the cheesiest disco pop possible, heavy rock, opera, classical, purely instrumental, hip hop, nature sounds or trance, we want to know what music you use to get yourself into a different zone or place.