December 1 already? God help us!
My day-to-day life lacks structure and accountability. I like to pretend that I don’t have any responsibilities: rather than live by a budget I prefer to bargain shop, avoid unnecessary fees, use coupons, and try to live below my means. I’ve rebelled against diets since I first knew what the word meant. Some weeknights I’ll stay up until 4:00am working on something, even if I know I have other things (work) to do the next day. Oh: and procrastination is my love language.
This was fine in my 20s (some might say it was only fine in my teens—don’t hate!) but this is no longer serving me, and I’m certain that I’ll never reach my full potential if I continue in this way. So, I’m starting a new series, Weekly to dos. By sharing a weekly to do list, and updating it the following week, I’m hoping that I’ll succumb to the pressure of public accountability and if you’re like me, then maybe you’ll be inspired to make your own list (though I suspect you’re a go-getter who doesn’t need public accountability to coax you to do things).
Here’s how it’ll work: every Monday around midnight my time, I’ll post my to do list for the coming week. The following Monday I’ll update you, hopefully with pictures, and share my list for the next week. I encourage you to do the same—we can be accountability partners (though full disclosure: I may have to add “don’t let down my accountability partners” to my to do list!).
Pack away summer clothing
File bills, statements, and paystubs.
Draft December’s Thankful post
Incorporate final comments on the ebook on blogging
Send email update regarding the 2014 Nigerian Blog Awards
Read chapters 9 and 10 of Battlefield of the Mind
Meet with financial adviser
Create a pot of succulents for Anne
Begin knitting winter hat
What needs to be on your to do list for the next week?