Last week I wrote about the ‘Someday’ disease as I like to call it. It’s a syndrome that runs rampant in modern society. You may also know it as procrastination, but this isn’t just procrastinating over that report you need to finish, or getting the dishes washed and dried. ‘Someday’ disease goes much further. Millions of people put off their lives, goals and dreams all the time, saying they will do it someday. But when is someday the right day? When conditions are perfect? When you have enough experience and knowledge?
Someday in the future I want to get out of my apartment and move into a house complete with a garden. I’ll be able to play my music as loud as I want and have somewhere to kick a football around. Someday, in a few years time perhaps, I would like to learn a new language and even learn to play the guitar. Someday. Maybe.
This is a guest post by Jo Walters of 250 Things While I’m 25.
On my 25th birthday I decided to spend the whole of the next year coming up with, and doing, 250 random things. I wanted to have some interesting stories to tell, to try new things and force myself to get off my sofa once in a while, so I came up with my silly challenge…
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Emergency! You’ve fallen off the productivity wagon. You’re tired, you’re feeling down, you’re procrastinating, you might even be a little hungover, and you feel like chucking that to-do list in the bin. We’ve all been there, and more often than not when you’ve lost your momentum it’s doubly hard to get it back again. That’s why I’ve created this guide for just such emergencies. It covers five suggestions that I personally use. The key focus is to get that momentum back and get the wagon rolling again and that’s what the following will help you to do.