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Who Rocks the House?

I rock the house. How do you like this enthusiasm? Enjoy it while it lasts, because 24 hours from now I will be hating life. Or maybe not!

I can't really describe how these naps are going. The whole time I feel like I'm not asleep and I'm trying to fall asleep. But I'll notice that my thoughts are totally bizarre. like this time I was thinking about how to beat a video game that doesn't actually exist. Occasionally I think "Man... I'm not falling asleep". And then the alarm goes off and I wake up and can't really tell if I was asleep or not.

Anyway, this is going to be the tough stretch, but I actually feel like I have plenty of energy. My sleep schedule for the past week has been pretty bizarre, so maybe that's helped me. Luckily I have a project to work on, so I'm not too bored.

Wishful Thinking II: This Keeps Not Working, So I'll Keep Doing It...


Yesterday, we talked about wishful thinking. My definion? "Thinking an effect will or could happen without a cause."

Right away, you might realize some wishful thoughts you have. "I want to lose weight," but you're not changing your diet.

But probably the easiest short-term gain is in identifying something that regularly fails to achieve your desired outcome, but you keep doing it out of wishful thinking.

For me, depending on my sleep schedule and diet, there tend to be certain times of the day that I'm dead useless to do any work unless I make special preparations. Yet, sometimes I'll keep trying to work during those periods and get not a damn thing done, while burning myself out in the process.

I've been trying to recognize that, and replace those times with things like:

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