I’ve struggled a little this week to crack on with writing my blog. My preferred routine is to start writing almost as soon as the previous blog has been posted. Sometimes this gets delayed because the muse deserts me for a little while, but, by sheer force of will, I push through the lack of ideas and just start writing anyway. And this usually solves the problem. From somewhere deep inside or from a chance conversation an idea emerges and the blog begins to form.
Not so this week. Instead it took until Thursday evening before the words started to form on the page. Granted I’ve been feeling a bit under the weather this week, but I have felt a lot worse in the past but still managed to do some writing, so I can only conclude that I was procrastinating. I was letting myself get away with not doing the thing I knew I should be doing.
It seems fitting then that the blog that’s emerging today is looking at exactly that issue – doing the things we don’t want to do! I wish I could tell you that I’m immune to procrastination, but that would be lying. I suffer this affliction as much as the next person as can be evidenced by two successive posts alluding to the subject!Continue Reading