How to ACTUALLY get something done today

As a bootstrapping solopreneur, I spend a LOT of time either working alone or working alongside strangers at a coffee shop. Basically, no one cares if I meet my goals or check off things from my to-do list. I have been seduced by the ‘eh, not really feeling it today’ fairy and, worse, the ‘I’m so overwhelmed, I don’t know where to start, so I’m just going to surf the day away on Facebook’ fairy. I’ve had so many of these days that sometimes it makes me sick to look back on the days, weeks, months of unproductivity (not a word but let’s run with it).

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Curiosity Killed the Story Trap

Sometimes life hits a standstill. It doesn’t matter if you are living your dream career or married to the love of your life or traveling to exotic locals on a regular basis, inertia settles in to even the most abundant of lifestyles. I like to call this the Story Trap. It’s where you have exercised all of your creative options in a particular arena and are going around in circles feeling unmotivated, bored, and lifeless.

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Story BasicsKat SmithComment