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In counselling, practising of meditation, visualization and mindful concentration – where we put all out attention into our surroundings, using all the senses – can all be helpful in developing an ease with silence.
There is a museum near my home with a collection of giant diesel engines once used to drive land drainage pumps. One has the equivalent of glowplugs, actually blowtorches aimed at large bolts, and a volunteer engineer told me that there is a record of someone trying to start one of these engines without using the ‘glowplugs’ properly. The pistons created so much hydraulic force with the unburned fuel oil that the cylinder head was lifted off the engine with such power that it demolished the end wall of the pumping house. ‘That’s why I always make sure I use the glowplugs on my car, no matter how warm the engine is,’ the engineer said.
Your love is now the basis for another's being, so treat it with respect.
The idea of our being allocated a specific area within which we are permitted to sit or move is so prevalent in contemporary society that we tend to take it for granted. In schools, for example, pupils are allocated specific areas for learning, recreation and eating, and certain facilities and rooms may not be accessible to them. Life is thus strictly controlled, in much the same way as for individuals in other institutions.
If you can’t cope with doing everything at once, then consider doing things in a sequence. Even one in a row is good. Do simple tasks first and fast, and liberate proper time for more complex tasks.
The Supreme Soviet, the highest legislative body in the USSR, was a bicameral body, i.e. it had two chambers: the Soviet of the Union, with members elected from the population, and the Soviet of the Nationalities, whose members were elected along national or ethnic lines.
Expressions in my opinion, in your opinion demonstrate the masculine/neuter dative endings ( -ому , -ему ), as they are based on the neuter noun мне́ние (opinion): по-ва́шему мне́нию - in your opinion. It is quite usual, though, to omit the word opinion and just say: по-мо́ему - in my opinion, по-ва́шему - in your opinion.
It is surprising that, when so many of the - ess and - ette words are now being actively discouraged, such unflattering coinages as ladette (a young woman with many of the social habits of the lads ) and hackette (a young female tabloid journalist) seem to be accepted. The roles identify the desire for equality, but the terms are unfortunate. Ladette and hackette have crossed over from slang into journalistic use: by 2002 ladette , but not hackette , had reached the Concise Oxford Dictionary.
Note the use of llevar with a time phrase in Llevo mucho tiempo allí - 'I’ve been there for a long time', where estar, 'to be', is understood. Compare this with the alternative construction with hacer: Hace mucho tiempo que estoy allí.
Having a properly ‘owned’ maintenance programme is vital for anyone trying to manage an illness. People need to feel in control of their lives, so they need to work out treatment systems which suit them. Being handed a ready-made programme by a health professional who has no awareness of their daily life is unlikely to be helpful.
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