Be careful with static eletcricity

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Among my colleagues, there is a male employee whose parents carry out a big agricultural business on a farm. I hear that they grow rice mainly and vegetables, too. He sometimes gets emotionally exhausted from work and I have often been worried about him. But strange to say  he often gets totally refreshed mentally and physically after weekends. Though he has still a lot of things to do, he comes to the office refreshed. He not only looks better on the surface, but also his spiritual aura gets thicker.

  • colleague 同僚
  • male 男性の
  • employee 従業員
  • carry out A Aを行なう
  • agricultural 農業の
  • mainly 主に
  • emotionally 精神的に
  • exhausted 疲労した
  • strange to say 奇妙なことに
  • get refreshed リフレッシュする
  • not only A but also B AだけでなくBも
  • on the surface 表面的に
  • aura オーラ
  • thick 厚い

Interested, I asked him how he spent his holidays. He said that he usually gets up early in the morning and messes about with the soil, fertilizing crops and pulling weeds and then idle the whole afternoon watching TV and taking a nap and that the more he is suffering mentally, the more he messes about with the soil.

  • ask A B AにBを尋ねる
  • spend 過ごす
  • get up 起きる
  • mess about A Aいじりをする
  • soil 土
  • fertilize 肥料をやる
  • crop 作物
  • weed 雑草
  • idle だらだらと過ごす
  • whole 全体の
  • take a nap 昼寝をする
  • the 比較級〜, the 比較級… 〜であればあるほどますます…

I feel unnecessary static electricity goes off from my body when I touch plants or soil. Unnecessary static electricity accumulated in human bodies seems impurities with my spiritual eyes. In Shinto, a purification ceremony is performed with Haraegushi(祓串), a stick of a white tree with a branch of a plant called “Cleyera japonica”(榊)attaching to it. By cutting through the air with the stick, static electricity at the place is neutralized. The most powerful plant which can get rid of static electricity is perhaps a leaf of a hemp used to be used a long time ago.

  • unnecessary 不必要な
  • static electricity 静電気
  • go off 出る
  • plant 植物
  • accumulate 蓄積する
  • impurities 穢れ
  • spiritual eye 霊眼
  • purification ceremony お祓いの儀式
  • perform 行なう
  • branch 枝
  • neutralize 中和させる
  • get rid of A Aをなくす
  • perhaps 恐らく
  • hemp 大麻
  • used to~ 以前=していた
  • a long time ago 昔

I have heard that porters dwelling in a mountain who help climbers wear a copper wire on their wrist. Doing so makes a difference in the degree of exhaustion. It improves physical endurance. This is because the copper wire discharges the static electricity accustomed in the body.

  • porter ポーター
  • dwell 住む
  • copper wire 銅線
  • wrist 手首
  • degree 度合い
  • improve 改善する
  • endurance 持久力
  • discharge 放電する

People who get easily frustrated should wear clothes or an underwear made of natural material which doesn’t take on static electricity. If possible, they should avoid nylon material as bedclothes for their health. When I use a blanket of 100% nylon, I feel very tired on waking up. Be careful with nylon material which crackles. This static electricity gives stress to cells and may be one of the causes of cancer.

  • get frustrated イライラする
  • underwear 下着
  • natural 自然の
  • material 素材
  • take on A Aを帯びる
  • if possible 可能なら
  • aviod 避ける
  • bedclothes 寝具
  • wake up 目覚める
  • be careful with A Aには注意する
  • crackle パチパチ音がする
  • cell 細胞
  • cause 原因
  • cancer ガン

I Ka Shi Te I Ta Da I Te  A Ri Ga To U Go Za I Ma Su

生かして頂いて ありがとう御座位ます

Thank you so much for keeping us alive.

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