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I don't feel like blogging today. But I'm going to do it anyway.
I just tried to write two blog posts about other subjects, but was unsuccessful.
I'm just wasn't feeling it.
I was struggling to come up with coherent thoughts and the words weren't flowing from my fingertips when trying to write about those subjects.
So I decided to write about the fact that I don't feel like blogging today.
It's kind of a copout, but that's what is on my mind right now.
There is a lesson here - sometimes you need to do things even if you don't want to.
I set a goal to blog for 30 straight days to see if I can form a habit of writing. Today, day 12, is the first day where I've hit a bit of writer's block.
If I didn't blog today, my goal is shot. That would suck.
There will be many times where you won't want to do something.
Maybe it's at work, where you have a menial daily task that you think is worthless.
Do it, do it.
Maybe it's going to the gym. You had a long day at work, you're exhausted, and working out is the last thing you want to do.
Do it, do it.
If you skip out on that task or workout, it'll be easier to skip it the next time you don't want to do it. And then you'll go into a free fall where you won't get anything done at work and get fired, or never go to the gym again and gain 100 pounds.
I exaggerate, kind of.
In all seriousness, skipping out on tasks when you don't want to do them can certainly have negative effects on your productivity, health, relationships, and other things. Little things add up, good and bad.
So just do whatever you need to get done, even if you don't want to. It'll feel good to cross that task off your list, and you won't have to worry about losing your job or gaining 100 pounds. :)
This is day 12 of my experiment to blog for 30 consecutive days.