I’m aiming to make fewer resolutions. My resolutions are all about making myself better: I’m going to play scales on guitar for an hour everyday, or I’m going to stop looking at my phone the moment I wake up. They’re little ultimatums I lay on myself. They’re the equivalent of grounding myself or sending myself … Continue reading Sending Myself to My Room Without Dinner
Editing is hard for me. I kinda hate it. It’s on my mental to do list daily, but I spend my time on other things. I learn David Rawlings licks. Re-binge “Breaking Bad.” I’m learning I can melt my resistance to tasks I avoid, (tasks which scare me), if I give them some attention with … Continue reading Messing up the song and changing it is the goal.
I’ve been feeling frustrated this morning. I’m learning the outward signs of my frustration include low grade anxiety accompanied by berating myself and procrastination. (I honed in on this by doing a Daily Mood Log from Dr. David Burns). This morning my procrastination took the form of cracking open my notes to Daniel Coyle’s “Little … Continue reading Rebranding Frustration
I’ve been stuck a lot lately with the thought; “I should be writing everyday.” What I tend to do, is procrastinate everyday. I like to ride the bus to Kickstand Café with the intention of writing and then manufacture flashcards in Greek for two and half hours. Then, if I have the day off, I … Continue reading I Should be Writing Everyday.