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#327 - You Lack Discipline

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Motto: Discipline Beats Motivation

Lately I have had trouble doing new Aaron things.

The ideas haven't gone. It's the follow through. I sought to remedy this situation by nixing passive entertainment from my life in October. That worked until it didn't. I set goals, do a great job with them at first, but after a bit I'm back to baseline Aaron. The goal is present, but the change in behavior is not.

Comfort is the problem.
Control is the answer.
Captain America.

...or maybe that's just what I think.

I wonder if it I could play a Clair De Lune on the piano in a month?
I wonder what it would be like to stop drinking caffeine & alcohol entirely?
I wonder what it's like to eat an IIFYM diet?
I wonder if I could make my own shirt from a sheet of fabric?
I wonder if I could design and construct my own pergola?
I wonder what I should do to continue my education?
I wonder if I could have an Android app in the Play Store before the end of the year?
I wonder what it wo…

#326 - Not a Good One

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Motto: Some Handsome Hand

I don't like this post. You should skip it. I'm not saying this to intrigue you into reading further. This Column was supposed to be about something. Then it turned into me writing about me writing, which I'm exacerbating by talking about it right now. 

SKIP IT.
SKIP IT.
BOP IT.
TWIST IT.
SKIP IT.
SKIP IT.
SNAKE PIT.
SKIP IT.
SKIP IT.

I really liked my previous post. It's in my top 5. It actually is.

Thanks to the way I started this Column, I just read through dozens of my old posts. Sometimes I make myself laugh. Other times I make myself cringe. I wonder if and when I'll stop writing like I know better than people. Maybe that's the nature of writing your current opinions on the things you're currently thinking about.

I didn't continue writing after that. Here I am a few days later, I went back even further into the archive Column. All the way back to #150. It's a little disheartening seeing stuff I wrote about 3 years ago that I…