Organizational Truth # 42: When we want to blow off our good habits the most, that’s when we need them the most. Routines and good habits help us restore order to our disorder; bring focus to our scattered brains; and prime the productivity pump when our motivation has run dry.
I was reminded of this Organizational Truth last night. We had a truly great weekend; participated (ok, walked) in a local 5K for a really great non-profit organization; visited with guests and friends at our house and at a party; had a fabulous evening downtown with dinner, great friends and a concert of one of our favorite bands; and sang at Palm Sunday Mass.
Come Sunday night, I was very tired. I’d earned a Sunday evening of laying around, and I could easily justify abandoning my usual Sunday night prep-for-the-week hour. But I also deserve an organized, productive and less-stressed…
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