Starting word count of the day: 5,327
Current Word count of the day: 7,707
Goal for end of the day: 8,335
And for those of you following my plot direction quest (I need your Help!) – I still haven’t decided if she’s remembered or not. I’ve started writing both to see which one inspires me more, but I’m still struggling as there’s a lot of good directions both can take.
Thi is what I do when I want inspiration – I love this show, by the way.
This is a scene from Black Books, a british comedy, where they have a bet with their friend about whether or not they can write a Children’s Book in a night. They get horrendously drunk, and Bernard pumps out a thousand page novel with these amazing characters with great back stories before turning it all into an elephant. I assure you it’s worth your time.
“They all drink lemonade….The end!”
Well, that might not be fair to say. However, in a study at Bingham University, it was found that going to bed later can enhance negative thoughts throughout the day. For someone like me that doesn’t do well in the winter due to the Seasonal Affective Disorder, I need all the help I can get with these darkening winter evenings. I also know quite a few people that stay up late simply because it’s quieter then and they can get more stuff done without being disturbed.
So, for the late night college student, for the all-night worker, for the high-school-mentality-my-parents-can’t-dictate-when-I-go-to-bed rebel, this one’s for you.
People are said to have repetitive negative thinking when they have bothersome pessimistic thoughts that seem to repeat in their minds without the person feeling as though he or she has much control over these contemplations. They tend to worry excessively about the future, delve too much in the past and experience annoying intrusive thoughts. Such thoughts are often typical of people suffering from generalized anxiety disorder, major depressive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and social anxiety disorder. These individuals also tend to have sleep problems.”
See full article Here: Don’t Worry, Be Happy; Just Go To Bed Earlier