There are things I want to achieve, but I’m not doing anything towards achieving them. In fact I’m no where near doing anything.
I seem to be stuck in a rut of deciding to do a task, failing to do it and feeling miserable about it and myself. I make my best plans when I can’t do anything about them, usually when I’m driving or showering. And when I can do something I feel so overwhelmed I seem to freeze. What can I do now? What should I do now?
I’ve pushed myself to keep moving by doing something; anything. And I know this is good. But I fear I’m doing “busy work”; low important activities that do not move me towards the achievements I want to make.
And unfortunately my year is getting worse as I’ve lost control of my high value mornings. Earlier in the year I was getting up early and doing a mix of meditating, reading, exercising and writing. Now I’m getting up late and rushing to work. Plus I’ve started going to bed later as I try to regain some value and achievement from my day. It is a vicious circle I’m struggling to get out of.
This is not how I want to feel. This is not how I want to live my life. So how do I change? How do I get back control? How do I achieve things I value? How do I move forward?
And those questions show how low I’ve got, because I’m not sure where to start. That is despite having read about and tried many different productivity systems. I’m not even sure if a system will help me get out of this rut.
What do you do when you’re stuck in a rut? How do you get yourself moving again? How do plan and prioritise your tasks?