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Week 43 Review: Not as pathetic as I think I am.

When I started DO/AO, one of my first challenges was to drop negativity. This wasn’t very successful, but I did learn a few things. I learned that it’s good to have a plan for new thoughts to focus on instead … Continue reading

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Week 44: Weightloss Special

This weekend I became really discouraged. In particular, I became discouraged about my weight loss goal. Although I know I mention health-and-fitness-related goals in this blog, I try not to focus too much on weight loss itself. I try to … Continue reading

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Week 42 Review: Early yawns and workplace surprises

The aim of getting up extra early this week was to give myself more chance to get out and about instead of slouching around at home. I was completely successful at getting up early. I even found that it helped … Continue reading

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If I’d known they had super-sonic treadmills…

Well, if I’d known they had super-sonic* treadmills, maybe I would have braved the gym a lot sooner! Yes, I managed to drag myself to the gym today! I am so very proud of myself!┬áIt was quite nifty, actually, because … Continue reading

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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 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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The fear of failure cliche

I get rather tired of a lot of the self-help cliches that float around. I so often find them trite and unhelpful. They may be true, of course. But having someone just say it doesn’t help me relate to it … Continue reading

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