Try This at Home
Have something to look forward to.
I love my travel “Bowl of Requirement,” the bowl where we keep everything important when we’re not at home.
Know Yourself Better
Have you ever been made angry or upset by a well-intentioned gift? The line I quote from Andy Warhol comes from The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again): “You can never predict what little things in the way somebody looks or talks or acts will set off peculiar emotional reactions in other people.”
Elizabeth asks, “How can I stick to my writing goal of writing a novel in November, with NaNoWriMo?” You can also read about this technique in Chris Baty’s No Plot? No Problem: A Low-Stress, High-Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days. I write about my own experience of writing a novel in a month in The Happiness Project. Want to take the quiz, to see which of the Four Tendencies describes you? It’s here.
Elizabeth hasn’t adjusted her sleep schedule for the school year.
If you want to watch that clip from the movie School of Rock, about demerits, it’s here at about 1:35.
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