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The Warrior's Infinite Opus

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@Granitwelle Hah. Yes. I tend to call what you call fanserivce/ "moe" "anime bullshit" collectively. Tired of all that retarded shounen crap. Shit plot. Shit characters. Shit meaning. Filler everywhere. Cringey as fuck. Shit shit shit. I will check that anime out when I have the time. The 90's was a good time for anime for sure.

@destoroyah Fuck yea! So theoretically if I take my pencil in my pocket on holiday with me I can become a master in the space of a few hours?

 

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Uh uh..., you have to use your head of course!!

PS: New Havok Album "Conformicide" is out – just found out, I have no opinion yet, but I'm afraid nothing beats "Time is up" and "Burn"..

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@Granitwelle Ah!!! I started that series months ago and never finished, thanks so much for reminding me of its name. Uh, you... isn't your avatar from it? Heh. You must be very fond of it. I too think it is a good series, but not done yet, so I can't tell.

@Destoroyah Indeed, you got me :) I see the journey theme and the zen vibe are in a way inspiration for my journal as well as my current attempt to improve. Fits well with the RL meditation and occasional craving for literature/poetry lol.  It is a good series, there are some lackluster episodes but the majority is really good imho. It is also highly rated on MAL so I'm not  the only dude who claims that^^.

@Schwing: Indeed, the 90s had some really nice shows. Trigun, Ghost in the Shell, Hellsing, Elfenlied etc.

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126 days

Days porn free: 9

Today I left my comfort zone by:

  • Nothing! My sunrise run was cancelled because some big fuck off storm was blowing outside

Routine:

  • Get up 6:30 (8:30 weekend)
  • Bioenergetics
  • Cold shower
  • Meditation
  • 50 exp duolingo
  • Physical activity
  • Study or read 1 hour
  • Art 1 hour

Goal from yesterday done?:

Did as much as I could. I get demoralised sometimes when I study because I think: "what am I doing? Do I really want to be an engineer or do I want to be an artist?"

Thoughts and Feelings:

  • I woke up at 5:30 as planned. felt like I could get up easy. But then I heard the storm outside and was like "nah". And then I went back to sleep.
  • Did energising routine
  • Ate my lunch and read manga at the same time. I finished berserk a while ago actually. Can't wait for the new chapters to be released! I started reading Vagabond. So good!
  • Studied. Got shit done but I didn't finish. Teachers have decided to give me homework all in the same span of 2 days.
  • Beat nofap urges! I said to myself "NO I SWORE AN OATH!". 
  • I got burnt out studying so I just stopped. Best not push myself too hard or I'll just fuck myself and my work up.
  • Did some art. I have been musing about making my own graphic novel lately! Set on a alternate earth in a futuristic dystopia. Where ancient brooding dark forces of times long past seek to usurp technology's reign. Sounds kinky. But I will have to practice first. I have been taking notes for a book on a more fantasy premise. I'm sure I can transfer them over well enough.
  • Did accountability call. The topic was altruism and if it is all it's made out to be.

 Tasks and achievements:

  • Physical: rest day
  • Mental: studying, learning german, art
  • Spiritual: cold shower, bioenergetics, meditation

What I am grateful for:

  • Metal
  • My imagination!
  • The accountability call for being very enjoyable
  • Short hair. Love stroking the back of my head
  • vagabond
  • My oath of fealty to NoFap!

What I have learnt from today:

  • Keep engineering. Either way you will be haunted by the ideas of what could have been.
  • Only study 2 hours at a time. Take a big break between blocks

Tomorrow I will leave my comfort zone by:

  • Talk to 3 people I don't usually talk to.

Goal for tomorrow:

Study hard

Goal for the month:

Finish all my coursework. Beat nofap

Edited 23 hours ago by Schwing

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127 days

Days porn free: 10

Today I left my comfort zone by:

  • Talking to 3 people I don't usually talk to. I spoke to someone randomly! He didn't reply though. Must have thought I was retarded or something.
  • Running through wind and rain. Lots of it.

Routine:

  • Get up 6:30 (8:30 weekend)
  • Bioenergetics
  • Cold shower
  • Meditation
  • 50 exp duolingo
  • Physical activity
  • Study or read 1 hour
  • Art 1 hour

Goal from yesterday done?:

Yeeee. Finished everything bar one thing.

Thoughts and Feelings:

  • I woke up at 6:30 just fine but I slumped back to sleep again.
  • I have been feeling pretty manly these past few days. Super deep voice. Nice.
  • Did some art when I got home. I will draw up some panels for a comic tomorrow. Once I figure out a short story
  • Tomorrow I will go on a trip all day to a university conference.
  • I haven't done a post yet for the case studies! Shit! Sorry @Cam Adair

 Tasks and achievements:

  • Physical: running
  • Mental: studying, learning german, art
  • Spiritual: cold shower, bioenergetics, meditation

What I am grateful for:

What I have learnt from today:

  • My personality and attitude has changed significantly over the past 4 months
  • I can't stop drawing!

Tomorrow I will leave my comfort zone by:

  • Talk to 3 people I don't usually talk to.

Goal for tomorrow:

SLAY YOUR WORKOUT

Goal for the month:

Finish all my coursework. Beat nofap

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128 days

Days porn free: 11

Today I left my comfort zone by:

  • Talking to 3 people I don't usually talk to

Routine:

  • Get up 6:30 (8:30 weekend)
  • Bioenergetics
  • Cold shower
  • Meditation
  • 50 exp duolingo
  • Physical activity
  • Study or read 1 hour
  • Art 1 hour

Goal from yesterday done?:

Well. I didn't exactly slay anything but I did it pretty damn good!

Thoughts and Feelings:

  • I woke up at 6:30 and was like "Nah fuck this" and went back to sleep.
  • Went to a university conference thing. Plenty of opportunities to talk to random people. Didn't do it though.
  • Came home worked out. Tried to lift 10kg each on dumbbells! Fuck my life. never trying that again.
  • Went upstairs and did some art. Drew up some panels for a comic. Noice

 Tasks and achievements:

  • Physical: workout
  • Mental: studying, learning german, art
  • Spiritual: cold shower

What I am grateful for:

  • Metal
  • 11 days nofap streak HAHA! I will do this!
  • Access to education
  • homemade pizza

What I have learnt from today:

  • Stoner metal is pretty dope. No pun intended.

Tomorrow I will leave my comfort zone by:

  • Talk to 3 people I don't usually talk to.

Goal for tomorrow:

Look at university stuff

Goal for the month:

Finish all my coursework. Beat nofap

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129 days

Days porn free: 12

Today I left my comfort zone by:

  • Talking to 3 people I don't usually talk to

Routine:

  • Get up 6:30 (8:30 weekend)
  • Bioenergetics
  • Cold shower
  • Meditation
  • 50 exp duolingo
  • Physical activity
  • Study or read 1 hour
  • Art 1 hour

Goal from yesterday done?:

yeeeeeeeeeeeee

Thoughts and Feelings:

  • I woke up at 6:30 and the same shit happened from yesterday
  • Standard school day. Running was cancelled because of bad weather so I finished my coursework instead.
  • Vagabond is the shit! Still waiting for new berserk chapters though
  • Rowed 2km when I got home.
  • did energising routine
  • looked at uni stuff. Was looking at industry placements in particular.
  • Did some art. Drawing up a comic. It's very sketchy right now. but as I get more confident I'll make the panels more elaborate.

 Tasks and achievements:

  • Physical: rowing
  • Mental: studying, art, uni research
  • Spiritual: cold shower, bioenergetics

What I am grateful for:

  • Metal
  • No fap record is approaching. Gotta hold out tonight and I beat it by a day
  • Keeping up with drawing. I am getting better!
  • Bad weather
  • Black trenchcoats. Haha I love that thing. Doesn't make me look like a school shooter at all.

What I have learnt from today:

  • Just because I'm going to beat my nofap record; doesn't mean I get to PMO. Fuck that

Tomorrow I will leave my comfort zone by:

  • Talking to 3 people I don't usually talk to.

Goal for tomorrow:

Hand in coursework

Goal for the month:

Finish all my coursework. Beat nofap

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  • Came home worked out. Tried to lift 10kg each on dumbbells! Fuck my life. never trying that again.

 

What kind of movement are you doing that the 10kg dumbbells are giving you trouble with? I feel like you should be able to handle the squat, stiff legged deads, lying press, and bent over rows with that weight.

Lying flies, overhead press, lateral raise, bicep curls, lying tricep extensions, and the abdominal crunches are going to be killer at that weight. I've trained for years on and off and still really only use 5kg for flies, raises, and extensions.   You can work the overhead press and curls up, but some of those other movements just have too much physics working against you. =p

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  • Came home worked out. Tried to lift 10kg each on dumbbells! Fuck my life. never trying that again.

 

What kind of movement are you doing that the 10kg dumbbells are giving you trouble with? I feel like you should be able to handle the squat, stiff legged deads, lying press, and bent over rows with that weight.

Lying flies, overhead press, lateral raise, bicep curls, lying tricep extensions, and the abdominal crunches are going to be killer at that weight. I've trained for years on and off and still really only use 5kg for flies, raises, and extensions.   You can work the overhead press and curls up, but some of those other movements just have too much physics working against you. =p

I tried a squat but I couldn't support the weights with my hands properly and they curled inwards. Maybe bad positioning? I'll try again tonight and let you know.

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130 days

Days porn free: 13

Today I left my comfort zone by:

  • Talking to 1 person I don't usually talk to

Routine:

  • Get up 6:30 (8:30 weekend)
  • Bioenergetics
  • Cold shower
  • Meditation
  • 50 exp duolingo
  • Physical activity
  • Study or read 1 hour
  • Art 1 hour

Goal from yesterday done?:

No I actually have quite a bit of stuff I need to do still

Thoughts and Feelings:

  • My late wake up streak is growing.
  • Ordinary school day. Nothing special.
  • Came home. Slayed the work out! I tried squatting with the dumbbells by my sides instead of being raised above my shoulders. I did 10kg on lunges, deadlifts and squats
  • This album is fucking dope. So is the art. (Nofap trigger warning- naked woman inside)
  • Studied
  • Shit. it looks like I did nothing today but it felt like a lot haha.

 Tasks and achievements:

  • Physical: workout
  • Mental: studying
  • Spiritual: 

What I am grateful for:

  • Metal
  • No fap record broken.
  • I can flex my pecs now.
  • manga and coffee
  • @Simms for workout advice.

What I have learnt from today:

  • No fap. It's all in the resolve. I formally swore and oath to everyone to not watch porn. I have a strong emotional attachment to this oath and very little can phase it. I had urges today and I destroyed them with remembering my oath and the countless times I have fallen to porn.
  • Need to get back into the swing of things.

Tomorrow I will leave my comfort zone by:

  • Talking to 3 people I don't usually talk to.

Goal for tomorrow:

Get up early and do the thing

Goal for the month:

Finish all my coursework. Beat nofap

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Hang in there!

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