Today I just realized that I get most of my internet WORK done while I'm at school (working).
I do it on breaks, or at lunch. Today during lunch, I updated my Linked In and Instagram pages.
Why don't I think to do these things AT HOME?
After racking my brain, I came to 2 conclusions:
ONE: I HATE my desk chair in my home office. Terrible excuse, right? Well- it's tiny and NOT COMFORTABLE and I can't sit "Indian Style" in it. I seem to always be sitting "Indian Style" in chairs lately- it makes me feel more comfortable.
|What was I thinking buying that puny chair on the left!? The new one is on the right is PERFECT for me!|
TWO: My desk ALWAYS has a "to do" pile on it, and although it appears "neat", I have random stuff thrown in boxes under my desk. Since I know the stuff is there- it haunts me and makes me unable to concentrate on my tasks at hand.
For these 2 reasons, I avoid my office. Avoiding my office= avoiding work. Work= studying, blogging, writing, painting, etc.
So what happens? I end up writing or attempting to do "work" on the couch or in my bed. I usually end up falling asleep before my work is done or getting distracted by something else.
It's Spring and I'm tired of making these lame excuses! So when I left school today, I bought a new chair and a 3 drawer organizer. Things like this are expensive in Korea (we don't have WalMart or Target), but the investment is worth it! YES, I said investment! Anything that makes you feel better, healthier, more productive or more successful is an investment in yourself and IS worth it!
I spent about an hour cleaning the "Winter" out of my office and it feels great! I feel totally prepared to take on all the amazing things I have coming up!
|My clutter free desk!|
I got so carried away with cleaning- I even mopped the office. Of all the chores in the house, mopping is my least favorite... by far. But I am always so happy when it's finished and the house has that smell.
I haven't used chemicals to clean my house for years, and people usually comment on how great it smells. Here is my recipe for a mopping solution.
|Tea Tree Essential Oil and Lavender Dr Bronner's Soap.|
Why is my Office So Special?
This is my living room. It seems to represent ME on the outside. It's pretty simple- and that's the way I like it.
|My 16th floor Apartment . Busan, South Korea.|
Here are a few snippets of my rarely seen (even to my friends) office.
|An amazing mobile that my wonderful friends made for me on my birthday. It's complete with paper cranes holding birthday wishes, paper flowers made from the pages of a Paulo Coelho book, and some wooden angels from Ubud, Bali.|
|A Balinese sea angel|
|A Balinese air angel.|
|Some postcards that sing to my heart, a self-portrait magnet I made in "Art Class" at school,|
and a lovely note from my husband.
|My collection of rocks and seashells that I picked up from all over the world and the Buddhist Goddess of Mercy.|
When will you stop letting small excuses keep you from the life you want?
INVEST in YOU. You will reap multiple returns on investment- whatever that may mean to you.
Come on in- the water's fine~
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