Tag: procrastination

The Not So Multi-Task List

Now that I’ve had a bit of sleep, I’m pondering current personal and professional goals, and how I might expect to attain them. Some goals are vague: “I want to write more.” Some are personally-driven: “I need more restful sleep.” Some cry out for priority: “I need more/better organization.” Some of these goals, like “print …

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How About a National Day Without Tax Prep Anxiety?

If there’s anything I procrastinate more than getting the taxes done, I don’t know what it is. The insane part is that we are due a refund. And here I am, pressed on a deadline once again. I don’t want to find out what happens when you need an extension for your extension. I believe …

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Yes, I'm A Luddite

After years of scribbling URLs, special offer codes, and phone numbers on scraps of paper and backs of envelopes, then forgetting where I put them, I graduated to creating a draft in Gmail, which at least made a centralized dumping area. Unfortunately I now have almost 400 drafts. I have capitulated and dragged myself into …

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Two Weeks of Summer

Some people are affected seasonally in winter with depression. I, however, do my best work in the dead of winter, and keep the thermostat around 62. But summer heat makes me lethargic and the humidity here induces nausea. Not to mention, this laptop really heats up! (Which is a bonus heat source at 62. At …

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The More Things Change

Probably my biggest character flaw is that I procrastinate things to my detriment, and for no easily ascertained good reason. That was the case with my physical health for many years. Now I get to play catch up with it. It also happens every year at tax time. (We never owe money, so you’d think …

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