Monthly Archives: July 2011

Weekend 5 – Indulgent Treats/Uncertainty

Up til last night, I knew exactly what I was going to drop and add this weekend…and then I got sick. So I’ve decided to change my drop challenge for this weekend to fit how I’ll be feeling. Therefore, the … Continue reading

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Weekend 4 Review – Is the opposite of a “sugar rush” a “sugar drag”?

So…perhaps dropping sugar on a weekend when I was trying to be very productive wasn’t the best idea I’ve ever had… Well, perhaps it wasn’t the fault of the lack of usual sugar, but I certainly felt lethargic all weekend. … Continue reading

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Weekend 4: Sugar/Organisation

This weekend, I’m dropping sugar and adding organisation. According to highly-respected Australian nutritionist Rosemary Stanton in her Complete Book of Food and Nutrition, the body can accommodate a some sugar in the diet and therefore can be beneficial for those … Continue reading

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Weekend 3 Review – Warriors, dogs and cats*

Last weekend didn’t really have the mental success that I was hoping for, but it definitely brought about some physical positives. My aim was to add “meditative stretching” and I think the lack of signicant mental benefit that I felt … Continue reading

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Weekend 3: Physical Tension/Meditative Streching

This weekend I’m dropping physical tension and adding meditative stretching. I guess the physical nature of this weekend’s challenge is largely a reflection of the tiring fortnight I’ve had. With all the stuff with Dad, and with my overseas visitors … Continue reading

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Weekend 2 Review

I suppose weekend two’s challenge was ultimately not a success. For each thing I drop and add, I measure success according to the value each activity (dropping or adding) adds to my life and also how well I was able … Continue reading

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Weekend 2: Negative Self-Thoughts/Mindful Choices

Weekend number two, after a fairly exhausting week. Last weekend was a somewhat action-based drop one, add one. This time, it’s a little more psychological: I will drop negative self-thougths and add mindful choosing. One of the things that I … Continue reading

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