The Mirror Of DaehKcid

Contrary to popular belief, I like the idea of personal change and perpetual progress (I’m just a pedant about it being on my terms).

I will say that the drive required to enjoy the process of change is one of the first that addiction tends to knock on its arse. They all go eventually, but a drive that values and seeks out discomfort is first up against the wall when the de-revolution comes.

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The 60 Days – Day 1

After successfully completing my 31 Days at the end of last week, I’m starting a fresh challenge today, this time 60 days. 

After the lessons learnt from The 31 Day Challenge, I’m feeling quite confident about this challenge, even with the doubled time frame. 
I will also be adding a fitness element of alternating cycling and gym days to this challenge. Basically daily exercise and stretching.

It’s been a long few days.

Experience Is The Best Research Tool

Most things in life can only be known & understood via personal experience.

And even then, all knowledge acquisition is subject to the conditions it was consumed under.  For example, stress and uncertainty are not ideal conditions for retaining information. Such difficulties tend to leave a greater lasting experiential & emotional impact, and are not so conducive to absorbing and retaining theoretical or conceptual amounts of data.

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Day 26: Detox Dreams & Morning Temptation Battles

And if I am successful I know that I defeated the only real enemy I have: myself.

So it’s taken until the night of Day 26 for me to have a drug-related dream.

These types of dreams usually start to kick in once physical withdrawal is over (within the first week for most things except alcohol and cigarettes, which are weeks and months respectively… the 2 legal ones… hmmmm…). Continue reading “Day 26: Detox Dreams & Morning Temptation Battles”