Sunday, September 2, 2012

Procrastination Station

I have a confession. I am a HORRIBLE procrastinator. I have a terrible habit of putting of things until the last minute. I've been trying to combat this lately with a daily to-do list that keeps me on track and I am getting better! However, when the job at hand is just no fun, I manage to find a way to do everything except what I need to do. Here's just a few of my favorite time-wasters.

1. Pinterest: I adore this website but it seriously cuts into my productivity. What's not to love about a seemingly endless collection of crafts, fashion, recipes, quotes, and other creative inspiration? I still claim that my collection of teaching-related pins will help me more in my future career than my Weather and Climate homework. (Shameless plug- y'all should follow me!)



2. Crafting: This is probably a product of all my Pinterest stalking. I think painting a canvas or glittering a mason jar just sounds so much more fun than calculating a line of best fit. This is my latest project for our living room: a chevron canvas with my roommate's and my monograms that I hand painted!

3. Spotify: I know this seems like something I could put on in the background while I do my homework, but I get so distracted by looking for new music! I love music and am always looking for something different to listen to. I find a song I like, and then I have to explore the artist and their other albums, and then of course I have to download them, and listen to them, and then I repeat with a similar artist. It's a vicious cycle.


4. Blogging: I read a lot of blogs prior to starting this one. It's similar to my Pinterest obsession, but with words. Check out my new favorites sidebar! I also tend to plan blog entries when I'm procrastinating. I may or may not be procrastinating right now. Oops.

I'm willing to bet at least half of you are procrastinating right now! Don't be like me; use this as a quick break and get back to what you need to do! Or don't and explore what I use to procrastinate... :)

Love and hugs,
Blake

"Sometimes the wrong choices bring us to the right places."

2 comments:

  1. Love pinterest and love that canvas you created! I painted one of my favorite Lilly prints on an old cork board from my dorm last year and I am in love. Its so much fun to get to hang up your work as opposed to something you bought.
    xo

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  2. Love the Canvas! You're so dang crafty! And if you're not on pinterest, you're talking to me on facebook.

    Love you!

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