....it’s the only way I could watch less TV. After the first hideous effort, no willpower required. Mind you, for a while you get TV cravings, just like any other addiction – a real YEARNING, like a physical hunger, for the total holiday from your own mind that so much TV provides. Books are a good methodone equivalent here.
ToBoldlyGo's Life List
1. walk the Syndicate Ridge track from Bellingen to Dorrigo
2. write a book
3. work regular hours
4. do a morning yoga routine
5. Treat others well.
6. treat myself well
7. get up when my alarm clock goes off
8. Beat my depression
How I did it: 1. You do not dance to the music; the music dances through you.2. Concentrate utterly on the music... ...and try to get it into your 'hara', your centre, just below the navel.3. kick all the people who make you self-conscious out of your head. Read how I did it…
For the first month I’ll just aim at doing two hours a day on it. This first month is about having fun— reading over what I’ve done so far, and then planning out the main themes of the remaining chapters.
To start with, I want to work on money-earning stuff for two hours each morning, and on finishing the book for two hours each morning, except for days when I’m working away from home. I can have one day a week ‘off’ from this routine, if I want to. I’ll start with trying to do this for one month.