Daniel

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  1. Daniel added a post in a topic 90 Days Detox   

    Day # 63/90
     
    Current mood:
     
    Worried
     
    I am grateful for:
     
    GameQuitters
    My local gym
    My bed
     
    Workout:
     
    Weightlifting
     
    Cold Shower:
     
    Yes
     
    Green Tea
     
    No
     
    Minimalism/Declutter:
     
    No
     
    Laptop off before 10 pm
     
    No
     
    What went well today:
     
    Still controlling the cravings
     
    What didn’t go well today:
     
    Videogame cravings keep persisting
     
    What I could have done to make my day better:
     
    Meditate
     
    What I will do differently tomorrow:
     
    I will observe my cravings
     
    GameQuitters thoughts:
     
    Today I googled a bit one of the games I was addicted to. Saw some images. Thought about watching twitch but didn’t. Thought about skipping the gym and just downloading the game but didn’t. Convinced myself to go to the gym and skip doing abs. Finally ended up going but still did abs and told myself I will not game today, I could consider some other day. I felt the no gaming today became more of a pride thing. I don’t want to start over. I remembered how I felt after binging games. I read some articles about a rehab called ReStart. So far this has been one of the hardest day during the detox.
     
     
    Thoughts:
     
    I have craved for chess as well. I am sleeping later than usual as well. I will try to sleep. One day at a time.

    Espera, avanza. Esperanza.
     
    Current mood:
     
    Stressed
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  2. Daniel added a post in a topic 90 Days Detox   

    Stronger cravings. Even for watching streams. Watched a video of Cam. It seem's I messed up my dates I am actually at day 63
    Ag 4 - GQ
    Ag 7 - NF
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  3. Daniel added a post in a topic 90 Days Detox   

    Day # 59/60
     
    Current mood:
     
    Happy
     
    I am grateful for:
     
    The people that attend my workshop
    My girlfriend
    Spotify
     
    Workout:
     
    No
     
    Cold Shower:
     
    Yes
     
    Green Tea
     
    No
     
    Minimalism/Declutter:
     
    No
     
    Laptop off before 10 pm
     
    Yes
     
    What went well today:
     
    Sent the CV to the private school, went to the public speaking workshop
     
    What didn’t go well today:
     
    Few people attended
     
    What I could have done to make my day better:
     
    Wake up earlier
     
    What I will do differently tomorrow:
     
    Will wake up at 6
     
    GameQuitters thoughts:
     
    The cravings are still there. But I am aware.
     
     
    Thoughts:
     
    Today I dreamt with Cam Adair. I dreamt he visited Mexico and we hanged out at his hotel room with several people. He would play videogames a little bit, and I bought him a caguama (a beer of 1.2 Liters). He seemed serious. Eventually I wondered why was he still was playing videogames.
     
    Current mood:
     
    Happy
     
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  4. Daniel added a post in a topic Damian's journal   

    That sounds great. Try making your posts longer, they will help you understand yourself better. Unless of course you are writting on a private journal.
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  5. Daniel added a post in a topic 90 Days Detox   

    Day # 58/90

    Current mood:

    Chillin’

    I am grateful for:

    My mind
    Cam Adair
    Stayfocusd

    Workout:

    Weightlifting

    Cold Shower:

    Yes

    Green Tea

    No

    Minimalism/Declutter:

    No

    Laptop off before 10 pm

    Yes

    What went well today:

    Went to the gym, I usually skip this day

    What didn’t go well today:

    Cravings, procastination

    What I could have done to make my day better:

    Shaving, have a better attitude

    What I will do differently tomorrow:

    Shave and get focused

    GameQuitters thoughts:

    Cravings. “Why bother doing all this and getting out of your comfort zone? Is not worth it, just lay in bed and download a couple of games, it will be fun” The old videogamer on me refuses to fully give in. With all this “free2play” games it could be so easily to relapse, need to keep myself in check.


    Thoughts:

    I feel my vision of myself is getting clearer. “Miracle is meeting a man who knows where he is going.”

    Current mood:

    Happy

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  6. Daniel added a post in a topic Greetings from Mexico   

    Hello, compadre, welcome.
    Get rid of your games and set up your journal. When? Do it right now because tomorrow could be too late.
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  7. Daniel added a post in a topic 90 Days Detox   

    Day # 57/90

    Current mood:

    Satiated

    I am grateful for:

    Wifi
    Spotify
    Laptop

    Workout:

    Weightlifting

    Cold Shower:

    Yes

    Green Tea

    Yes

    Minimalism/Declutter:

    No

    Laptop off before 10 pm

    Did last night, I am sure I can do it again

    What went well today:

    Started intermittent fasting

    What didn’t go well today:

    I spent too much time reading articles

    What I could have done to make my day better:

    I need to start using nuclear option again

    What I will do differently tomorrow:

    I think a Pomodoro technique with nuclear option could work.

    GameQuitters thoughts:

    Today I saw a kid with a cap of majoras mask. Today I had light cravings. When I used to game a micromanagement browser game my sleep Schedule was super tight.


    Thoughts:

    The private school reminded me of sending them the CV. It scares me and excites me. Guess I will send it tomorrow. I am doing some changes. Intermittent fasting, I am also moving my workout to the afternoon. I will also have carbs during the evening, I felt they will help me improve my sleep.

    Current mood:

    Sleepy (and its only 8:30!)

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  8. Daniel added a post in a topic Damian's journal   

    I think I understand what you feel. It's like we get scared of actually going after success because it's unknown territory and we want to take refuge on videogames because they are known territory. Be brave Damian.
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  9. Daniel added a post in a topic 90 Days Detox   

    Day # 56 / 90

    Current mood:

    Slightly discouraged

    I am grateful for:

    My aunt
    My cousin
    My uncle

    Workout:

    No

    Cold Shower:

    Yes

    Green Tea:

    No

    Minimalism/Declutter:

    No

    Laptop off before 10 pm

    8:20 right now I hope I make it

    What went well today:

    I got some ideas, while listening to today’s speech

    What didn’t go well today:

    I failed to have some “me” time

    What I could have done to make my day better:

    Plan ahead. Really, to be successful you need to plan your days, your week.

    What I will do differently tomorrow:

    I will plan my day and follow through

    GameQuitters thoughts:

    Today I remembered another game. It was a zombie game I used to play on Facebook. In a way while playing videogames I have always been a “grinder” I had/have a high tolerance for repetitive/monotonous grinding during games. Now I imagine if I had grinded for other goals in my life and what I could have achieved. But I also want to stop regretting my life while gaming, it’s a toxic behaviour to think on what if…
    Focus on the present so you can achieve the future you want. Let the past go.


    Thoughts:

    I barely made some time for myself. The time spent with the family was ok. But it’s more of my grandma wanting to spend the day like this, at church and with the family. Too much time wasted while doing something to simply like making a meal., but even so…too much time…Why do I behave like this? Is this human nature? Why I can’t just be content with my life? Always looking at the bad side of things. If I spent too much time with the family I focus on all the time instead of the good things. I am gonna go ahead and list the good things of the day and end the journal that way.

    -I wrote many ideas during todays sermon, usually I simply get bored and give no attention.
    -Ok I learned how to make a baked potato at the grill, which is good.
    -I tasted a new beer I never tried, Bitburger.
    -My cousin lent me a book “The godfather”
    -Spent quality time with the family.

    Current mood:

    Tired, feeling rushed

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  10. Daniel added a post in a topic Damian's journal   

    Try getting a template for your journal, it could work for you.
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  11. Daniel added a post in a topic 90 Days Detox   

    I remembered a game I used to play, super smash brothers melee. I remembered the first time I played it, I was very young. I ended up having both n64 version and gamecube version. In a way it brought a bit of competitive side in the multiplayer. It was fun. But unlike FFX or Majoras Mask, I am not sure it was worth all the time I sink in smash bro's.
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  12. Daniel added a post in a topic Damian's journal   

    Did you adopt any new hobby during this 50 days?
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  13. Daniel added a post in a topic 90 Days Detox   

    @Hitaru  I understand that overthinking is dangerous. I feel that some time for loneliness gives me enough energy to go back and socialize.

    @dahankus I think I will go to first post on this thread to remember why I am doing this, because it's the right thing to do

    @HappyCat Thanks for the vid, I will need to watch it tomorrow. 

    Thanks everyone for the support, the anxiety and cravings are in check, but they are still there, staring at me.
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  14. Daniel added a post in a topic 90 Days Detox   

    Day # 55

    Current mood:

    Ok

    I am grateful for:

    My Cousin
    My Aunt
    My Father

    Workout:

    Weightlifting

    Cold Shower:

    Yes

    Green Tea

    No

    Minimalism/Declutter:

    No

    Laptop off before 10PM

    Probably not

    What went well today:

    Went grocery shopping, woke up earlier than usual, blocked youtube on smartphone

    What didn’t go well today:

    Didn’t send the CV, procrastinated a bit

    What I could have done to make my day better:

    To make a better schedule

    What I will do differently tomorrow:

    Be more assertive

    GameQuitters thoughts:

    I thought about some games during the game but forgot about them. I still think about how awesome it would be to make a living streaming, despite the fact that it’s simple entertainment.


    Thoughts:

    Had an hour long conversation with my girlfriend. She was pissed off because I been busy this week and forgot to make time to call her. I remember this used to annoy me (the fact that she wanted to talk so much). At the end she calmed down, I gave her the attention she needed and stopped being pissed off.
    If my life was everything I wanted would I want to talk all day about it?
    My cousin invited me to BBQ tomorrow. What I usually don’t like it’s the time they make this. It starts at 9pm, usually at that time I am done writing my journal and just want to get in bed. Most of his friends smoke and that could give me a craving for a cigar. When I go to a party I usually end up having more than 1 beer.

    Current mood:

    Tired

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  15. Daniel added a post in a topic HappyCat's log   

    *brainstorms idea*
    *Writes an ebook* 

    "How to stop procastinating"

    *Becomes millionaire*
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