Day 64: I’m going to get very good at juggling!

Managing emotions with food and booze creates very bad habits. Of course there’s the obvious one – running away from emotions – but once you learn to eat without hunger and drink without thirst, those habits embed all over the place. Every time I hit a snag in my writing, face a challenge at work,…

Day 6: With great responsibility comes great power

“Take responsibility for your actions.” Ugh. Responsibility. It’s for when you’ve been bad and you have to face the consequences. I can’t think of a time I ever heard the word used in a positive context. It’s the word adults used to make you see how dramatically you’d f*cked up. It’s no wonder so many of…

Day 5: Thermometer or Thermostat?

I’m just about to start my Superbrain Quest with Jim Kwik. It’s a memory program and it’s one of the reasons I decided to ditch the wine – drinking is rubbish for brain health. This morning, I’m working through the “warm up” material in preparation for the course. In one of the videos, Kwik says…