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LORD BURT

LORD BURT

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Without the stress of a 9-5 job, and the security of regular benefits, I feel my coping skills are improving.

Recently my sleeping pattern has improved and that is a huge thing for me.

Next step is to do some clearing out of the clutter I have accumulated.

I am also planning on joining a gym to do some light workouts to improve my physical health and well-being.
 
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Well I'd just like to say I've never been more content than now - having ditched my career and with child grown up. No massive responsibilities towards anyone else - no routine I have to adhere to - bliss. But I do share your concerns about health. At my age I could probably be quite healthy if I gave up my bad habits (smoking and drinking) and walked briskly for an hour a day. I know I'm heading to an early grave but can't muster the enthusiasm/commitment to do anything about it :( Any ideas?
 
LORD BURT

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Well I'd just like to say I've never been more content than now - having ditched my career and with child grown up. No massive responsibilities towards anyone else - no routine I have to adhere to - bliss. But I do share your concerns about health. At my age I could probably be quite healthy if I gave up my bad habits (smoking and drinking) and walked briskly for an hour a day. I know I'm heading to an early grave but can't muster the enthusiasm/commitment to do anything about it :( Any ideas?
I once read an interview with Daniel Craig in GQ. Seemingly he goes 6 months exercise/ healthy living, and then 6 months on a bender.

I guess it means, that we do what works for us. Small steps.
 
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Without the stress of a 9-5 job, and the security of regular benefits, I feel my coping skills are improving.

Recently my sleeping pattern has improved and that is a huge thing for me.

Next step is to do some clearing out of the clutter I have accumulated.

I am also planning on joining a gym to do some light workouts to improve my physical health and well-being.
It's great to hear positive steps, I need to visit this side of the forum more often.

I think, btw, the key is to do what you're doing, moving forward, adding one small step at a time, that way if there's a small set backwards it won't matter as much. When we're stationary, and stop growing, that's when we start sliding backwards.

I love that you have decided to remove your clutter, and after that join a gym. :)
 
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