While others, on the contrary, obtain a victory by exerting, at the last moment, more vigorous efforts than ever before."
Herodotus. My Hero(dotus)
Here's what I've found to use when I choose to beat myself up:
Very convenient. Hands-free.
You see, I DIDN'T finish all my work yesterday. Not from lack of trying. I just didn't get it done. So yet again, here I am on a Sunday. Outside, the sun's shining. Inside, I'm not.
I'm really, almost, very nearly, enticingly close to being THERE.
And when I've finished - what celebrations there will be! What a holiday!
It's hard to enjoy a holiday when you have to ask yourself 'A holiday from WHAT?'
That's one problem I don't have.
Day 11 Update
Zero and frustration