A reasonably doable and balanced to-do list, right? Here's how my done list reads:
- Change bedding
- 2 loads laundry
- Make soup
- Unclog bathroom sink
- Clean litterboxes
- Pay CC1
- Check balances
Notice anything out of balance? Yeah, me too. Now granted, it's only 10:30 in the morning; plenty of time to get some studio & fitness items in. The point is that I tend to prioritize home tasks over fitness or studio goals. The financial stuff gets done, too, because there are immediate consequences for not doing so, but, ya know, there are no immediate consequences of putting off changing the bedding a few more days. On the other hand I've put that particular task of several times now, and some day has to be the day I do it. None of the items on the "Home" list are busy work; they all needed to be done. It does kind of point up, though, why I never seem to have enough studio time, or workout time for that matter: I put everything else first. I don't think today is an anomaly; quite the opposite.
The Done List was a very useful exercise for me! I have to be mindful to prioritize my priorities, or, put more simply, put first things first.
I can now add "Blog Post" to my Done List! Now to off to the studio, to even things out a bit.