Tagged: March 2015 – Routines


How to Learn Lucid Dreaming: A Primer

“Am I dreaming or am I awake?” I look at a spot on the floor. I look at the pattern of the wood. I look away. I look back at the floor. Everything is the same. I am awake, obviously. But I do this anyway, several times a day, in hopes that one day, out of pure habit, I’ll ask myself, “Am I dreaming...


The Art of Self Sabotage

I only write when inspiration strikes. Fortunately it strikes every morning at nine o’clock sharp – Somerset Maugham The theme of the month is “routines” and I picked it so that I could get into the habit of writing every morning. I had big plans of settling into a quirky little routine where little by little, my story would unfold and my writing would improve. But...


The Incredible Benefits of Cold Showers, Ice Baths & Sub Zero Temperatures

There’s a kindergarten in Southern Siberia called Rodnichok (or “Water Spring”), where negative double digit temperatures are not uncommon. There, every day after morning exercises, the five and six year olds put on their bathing suits and happily head outdoors where they proceed to play in the snow, throw a few snowballs, and pour a bucket of ice water onto their heads. Then,...