Monthly Archives: March 2012

Week 34 Review: Having the answers, but not knowing how…

This week, I had hoped to find some strategies for dealing with the stress and lower mood I have been experiencing recently. I don’t think any of my strategies worked, but I have found my way out of the depths … Continue reading

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Week 34: Drop Should/Add Meditation

Having only a weekend to write my review for the previous week and my aim for the coming week is proving to be a challenge in itself! It is now Tuesday and I am only just planning for this week … Continue reading

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Week 33: Drop Things To Do/Add Optimism

This week I am going to drop my to-do list and add optimism. Last week I found it hard to relax because I put too much pressure on myself to be doing things even when I didn’t need to be. … Continue reading

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Week 32: Drop Distractions/Add Morning Logs

This week I will drop distractions and add morning logs. (On reflection, I suppose that “drop distractions” really means “add mindfulness”. Often these challenges can be a drop or an add.) I’ve noticed the past few weeks how often I seek … Continue reading

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Week 31 Review: Moderation and Embracing Set Backs Will Change My Life (Possibly)

And so, the 31st week concludes with Zai actually losing a kilogram*. That must mean I’ve cut out a kilogram of butter from my diet! Amazing! I don’t even remember buying that much from the supermarket! Less-butter week has been … Continue reading

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Not exactly a zen experience…

My life is now full of simplicity and bliss. Now that I have disconnected from the computer, I am filled with a sense of calmness, wellbeing and productivity. Yeah, we’ve all heard that one before, right? I missed my computer!! … Continue reading

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Week31: Drop butter/add risks

This week, I am dropping butter and adding risks. Well, I am not dropping butter completely. I have learned from my previous sugar experiments that I am better off trying to reduce my intake of unhealthy food than completely cut … Continue reading

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