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Weekend 17 Review: In Which Zaiene Has a Lightbulb Moment While Writing

I am constantly struggling with self-criticism that I should be more productive, accepting myself and learning to relax and appreciate the moment, and with genuine procrastination. I am hideously, unreasonably hard on myself, but the problem is that there’s always … 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 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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First Weekend – milk flavouring/wider perspectives

Deciding what to drop and what to add this weekend¬†has been¬†challenging, because it’s the first weekend of my lifestyle experiment. This weekend, I’m going to drop milk flavourings. In an effort to drink milk, I usually tempt myself by adding … Continue reading

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