Tag Archives: self-thoughts

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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Partial Weekend 23 Review: Witholding my own happiness

It’s a tricky business, counteracting the insidious negative thoughts that have taken residence in the depths of my psyche. In many cases, the hardest part is identifying them in the first place, for often I’m not even aware of the … Continue reading

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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 14 Review: Change the script, not the acting?

I did manage to get a few chores done by choosing not to sit and be a blob. It was useful and helpful. I still don’t think I’ve completely cracked this whole effcient organisation business, but it is another very … Continue reading

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Weekend 14: Inactivity/Positive Thoughts

Good morning!! Oh..well, it’s actually afternoon in Melbourne. I had a bit of a sleep-in this lovely Saturday. Oh…well, it’s actually a dismal and rainy Saturday, but it’s a lovely day to be snug inside. It is going to be … Continue reading

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Folow this rule: Don’t label or follow any rules…

So I was thinking about labels and rules and how we get very caught up in them, and sometimes caught up in not using them, and how really it seems that we forget our common sense. I was noticing the … Continue reading

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Weekend 8: Expectations/Enjoyment

This weekend I’m dropping expectations and adding enjoyment. I think both of these have stemmed from last weekend and the week that followed, where I felt too much pressure but was still a bit unwell. On top of that, the … Continue reading

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