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Happiness Class: Hashimoto's Thyroiditis Digestion Things to Remember

"Digestion is impaired in Hashimoto's, resulting in depletion of nutrients.  Diet, medications, and lifestyle contribute to poor digestion. Check levels of vitamin B12, zinc, ferritin. Replace with supplementation as indicated. Consider selenium methionine 200 mcg - 400 mcg daily. Consider taking Betaine with Pepsin with protein meals. Goitrogens are substances found in foods that interfere with thyroid function. Most goitrogens are inactivated by cooking and fermenting, and can be eaten in moderation. Goitrogens in soy are still present after cooking and soy should be avoided."

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integrity

“Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.” -Don Miguel Ruiz

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RETRAIN THE BRAIN: PRACTICE PRACTICE PRACTICE

RETRAIN THE BRAIN: PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE       “Without our stories [believing our thoughts], we are not only able to act clearly, kindly, and fearlessly; we are also a friend, a listener. We are people living happy lives. We are appreciation and gratitude that have become as natural as breath itself.” -Byron Katie “Don’t take anything personally. Nothing others do is because of you. What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering.” -Don Miguel Ruiz “You have to keep resting your mind on a positive experience for it to shape your brain.” -Rick...

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eudaimonia

eudaimonia: ‘true’ or ‘real’ happiness; the sort of happiness worth seeking or having; virtues guarantee a happy life...everything the soul endeavors or endures under the guidance of wisdom ends in happiness (Meno 88C)...health of a soul; when a soul has been properly cared for and perfected it possesses the virtues; life is not worth living if the soul is ruined by wrong doing; a person who is not virtuous cannot be happy and a person with virtue cannot fail to be happy...virtues such as self-control, courage, justice, piety, wisdom and related qualities of mind and soul are absolutely crucial if a person is to lead a good and happy life (Socrates).

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