I had a very relaxed Thanksgiving weekend with family and friends, filled with cooking and eating and not doing anything at all. Today, I’m finding I need recovery time to myself, though I’d like to shorten this period as much as possible. Theoretically, I believe that I need to reconnect my mind and body with [...]
Today was quite a productive day. I attribute it to being well-rested and guilt-free about it. But I think the real clincher was this: I got out of the house early enough to be in the sun. So maybe it is Season Affective Disorder that I was experiencing. Being in the dark sucks. This reinforces [...]
SUMMARY: Is it SEASONAL AFFECTIVE DISORDER?
SUMMARY: Analyzing the elements of creative frustration, and maybe what to do about it.
SUMMARY: Some more thoughts on why I’m feeling low-energy, with some followup thoughts on what to do about it. Key points: making a decision to go see a movie seemed to break the logjam.
SUMMARY: I’m in a very low energy state at the moment, and it’s difficult to initiate projects with enthusiasm. I can initiate them if I’m able to invoke the 15-minute work trick, but there is a lot of resistance. I’m in a somber down-cycle instead of being in a chipper up-cycle. I wonder why? Rumination [...]
Last Friday I rebuilt my big picture list of tasks. It doesn’t look as daunting as I expected in terms of size, but it is daunting in scope. How do I chip away at it? Hm.
I’m reviewing my entire platter of responsibilities and personal strategic goals. Wrote down a plausible process, and ofrced myself through it.
I’ve been feeling stalled in my code project. The code project is super-important to me because I want it to become the home base for my project planning and strategic goal assessment. But first, I have to get unstuck.