It’s a brand new day for me. Today I established a game plan. A bonafide, distraction-free, high productivity game plan.
You see, I’m a sucker for slacking. In an effort to counteract that character flaw, I have made sure to rid my home of the most common time suck triggers – cable, junk food, and Facebook. I didn’t, however, account for the amount of time spent at my boyfriend’s place where unlimited cable (for real – all channels of insanity included) and junk food go to party. Seriously! His fridge/freezer has more convenience foods than a 7-11. Lucky for me I don’t eat meat so half of those culinary delights are out of the realm of possibility. But the other half? The other half calls to me like Sirens trying to shipwreck my diet and energy levels in turn making me a true couch potato as the cable has anticipated. I’m pretty sure the cable box and fridge are in cahoots.
Well, not today, my evil friends. Today I pulled the escape hatch and biked my way to the nearest safety zone. The Switzerland to the productive life I want and the lazy life that wants to consume me.
The library. My new home away from his home. I’m not sure why it has taken me so long to come to this aha moment but I am sure glad I did. I needed to get out. I needed a space of my own to write. I needed a distraction-free zone to unleash my brains potential. Making this single move to my new location has opened up my mind to what is really going on here – why the distractions are overwhelming my better self.
Clearing out the Cobwebs…