We all know that circumstance on days we wing away to southern climes for vacation, right?
To get into that state we work frenetically for weeks to complete, delete and delegate everything so nothing is left before we go. We do that knowing we will surely return in a week or three to a daunting pile of drudgery.
Throughout my life I’ve gone to work. Showed up on time. Showed up early mostly. Worked hard. Stayed late lots. Tasks, always there. Each new day brought with it this notion that my in-basket should be empty by day’s end that ‘tomorrow’ would be no pile at all.
By re-aligning my work and my locations, my responsibility to myself has brought me to a different place and new approach.
Everyday empty. Everyday blank. Everyday flexible. Perhaps mid-life crisis in disguise (seriously, I really did miss mine) but more ‘do today what I feel strongly about today’. So far this is not compatible with my three/week – one/day focus. I’m working on it …