Being Told What to Do

There’s just something about being told what to do. Especially if it was something you were going to do, or were just about to do, without being prompted or reminded. It can give the task you were about to do a sudden… unwanted or undesirable quality to it.  How do you like it when people … Continue reading Being Told What to Do

I Should…

“I should do this...” “This is what X should look like…” “I’m doing X so I should…” Should, should, should… not the most helpful of words. I know, I know, sometimes we just use it in place of “I need to”, “I get to”, “I want to”, or “I have to” when it’s something we … Continue reading I Should…

A Wandering Mind when Reading

Have you ever tried to read something but couldn’t focus on it? You find yourself re-reading the same page over and over again and retaining nothing? It’s happened to me countless times. It happened to me right before sitting down to write this as I was reading something for school. We all are going to … Continue reading A Wandering Mind when Reading

Procrastination is in the Eye of the Beholder:

I’ve been thinking a lot about procrastination. Waiting until the “last minute” to do something. This is a potential incorrect assumption, but nobody wants to procrastinate. (Or maybe you like it. You do you, whatever floats your boat.)  It generally has pretty negative connotations, right? Here’s the thing: to an extent, the “last minute” means … Continue reading Procrastination is in the Eye of the Beholder: