Author Archives: Zaiene

About Zaiene

Life is large and I am small. Filled with over-complicated thoughts and little tendency towards action, this is me, doing the best I can right now.

Why to Blog Again More (AKA You WordPressers are Wunnerful)

Sooooo…I really had never intended to post even one, let alone this second link back to my other blog all of a sudden in just one day! However, I felt the urge to write this latest post and honestly couldn’t … Continue reading

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Indirect Update

I haven’t forgotten about this site, but health stuff happened and blogging kinda…well…I explained it just now on my other blog: Stuff about my personal blog and a bit about what happened and where I’m at health-wise. I would like … Continue reading

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2014-02 Drop Caring What Others Think (1)/Add Daily Creative Writing

I’ve had a few “add” ideas this month, but a drought of “drop” inspiration. In usual Zaiene fashion, I’ve suddenly come up with a flurry of ideas for things in my life to drop! So, once more you find me here in … Continue reading

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A Quote to Keep You Going

I haven’t quite manage to complete a publishable DO/AO blog post, but I keep intending to post one! In the meantime, here’s a quote that tickled me from a book I’m re-reading: Socrates used to spend his whole time finding … Continue reading

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2013 Summary

I had a few simple goals for 2013: 1. Prioritise regular exercise to manage stress during Honours, increase energy and generally stay healthy. 2. Prioritise regular journally to manage stress during Honours. 3. Complete my Honours coursework brilliantly and produce … Continue reading

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Reasons for the Fat Shame

Why do we feel ashamed of our weight? Week in, week out, my work involves visiting teenagers to take their measurements as part of a research project about healthy weight management for adolescents. All the participants in our project are … Continue reading

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September Challenge: Drop Sweet Treats/Add Positive Health Activities

Spring has sprung a day early in Melbourne* and it seems like the perfect time after a long break to begin a new challenge: a challenge to add more healthy activities and drop the sweet treats. Not just for a … Continue reading

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