Random Musings

Reframing My Focus

I think I need to change my mindset when it comes to working out. This past summer, I pretty much...didn't. I had the time, even though my schedule was a little wonky, constantly changing and different from usual, messing up my routine. But even still, it wasn't a priority, like it should have been; like… Continue reading Reframing My Focus

Writing Posts

I’m Psyched

It's crazy to realize today's the last day of February, but I think it's almost crazier still to look back and realize that, on February 1st, twenty eight days ago, I started writing the first draft of Artemis Smith and the Steam Powered Fallacy. And today, I surpassed 40,000 words. Meaning I'm writing, on average, 10,000… Continue reading I’m Psyched

Random Musings

That Pesky Domino Effect

The brain is an interesting thing. Particularly how it ties into willpower and how willpower ties into decision making and how tripping up once with your willpower and choosing the "wrong" thing can easily create a domino effect. That pesky domino effect. Last week, I ran twice when really, I had the opportunity to run… Continue reading That Pesky Domino Effect

Random Musings

A Punch from the Brain, Retaliation from the Heart

If someone has a magical solution to help a person stop overthinking things, I, personally, would love to learn more about said solution. Because it's exhausting, friends. I overthink to the point where I only focus on the negative outcomes. My immediate reaction is to assume the worst, because my mind easily twists and warps… Continue reading A Punch from the Brain, Retaliation from the Heart

Writing Posts

A Guiding Focus

If you follow this blog, you may have noticed my resolutions post and then the subsequent update posts I publish every Sunday. I feared that this repetition and constant harping over my personal goals would become boring or annoying to my readers (and there's still plenty of time for that to be the case), but I've actually been… Continue reading A Guiding Focus