Rather than post a bunch of simple tiny posts, I decided to go for the gusto and post something a bit more massive. I realized recently that I blog barely once a week, which would be fine for an astronomy-only blog, but I also want to blog about interesting things in my life, which are slightly more common than ‘weekly.’
So to productivity, which for me has been lacking as of late. I spend plenty of time doing valuable things, but not many of those things are valuable to me in the long term. I get to work out a lot, relax and watch tv, cook, play guitar, and learn piano, but other than that, very little actual work gets done.
So what changed my mind? The lack of funds that go along with lack of work and motivation? The desire to not be bored of the lack of challenge in day to day activities? Although these played a part, the biggest change came just from action.
By simply doing something work-related, anything at all, it became a lot easier to keep going and continue working. This seems true of most of the things we procrastinate over in life, and ...