Tag Archives: enlightenment

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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