Did I write several posts so I could finally not feel behind on the blogging? Nope. Did I try to grow the pet sitting business in some miraculous way? Nope. Did I find a path to world peace or do the million errands pregnant people need to do before a baby comes wailing out of me? Nope.
I picked up my little downstairs domain of the house, assembled and decorated our Christmas tree, put up a few other decorations, sent out Christmas cards for the first time in years, cleaned the kitchen, and vacuumed the living room throw rug. Oh, and I Amazon shopped for Christmas gifts (and am still not done) even though I am usually finished with Christmas shopping by Halloween. Lastly I started binging on shows I DVR’d.
Did any of that really HAVE to happen? Nope. Well, maybe the Christmas shopping (and I’m still not done).
I’m not beating myself up about it though. I’m scheduling in real time during the week to work on our businesses. And when I get down to the deadlines of anything, I just tackle it whether I’m sick or not. But when I get unexpected bursts of energy, I just go with the flow and do what sounds good at the time. I feel like it helps the energy stay around longer…but it might just be another form of procrastination. If so, at least my work area is clean for later. 😉
Do you always use extra energy for efficient purposes? Or do you also putter around and just do what sounds good at the time?
FYI: I worked at a dead end cubicle job from 2005-2011 for about $30,000 per year. I went self-employed in July 2011 and make between $70,000-$90,000 through blogging, professional pet sitting, hubby's reffing, and our rental home. If you’d like to start your own site (link to my free step-by-step guide), I highly suggest checking out Bluehost (my referral link with a nice discount for you, PLUS a free custom header banner from me!). Please contact me any time at budgetingfunstuff*at*gmail*dot*com with questions or just to brainstorm! I’d love to help!