I know I'm busy when…

I start to lose focus.

I was going to write up a post about why I think this happens and how generally ‘meh’ I’m feeling about.. well.. everything, right now, but I can’t even manage that. I’m not unhappy, just tired. I think.

I wonder if it’s just because I’ve not been for a run for almost a week.

I’ve hardly commented on any other blogs recently, which isn’t really like me, so I’m taking that as a sign. Of what, I have no idea.

The annoying thing is that I’m not short of ideas, just short of the inclination to do anything with them.

Maybe I should just list the ideas and be done with it.

I’ll be changing a few things (not here, elsewhere) to make things a little easier on myself, so I’d expect either complete nonsense or complete silence from me until next week.

I’m three chapters into the final Harry Potter book. I’m sorely tempted to just skip to the end.

I wonder why I always want to change things despite the fact I’m quite busy enough as it is, why do I heap more pressure on myself than it seems I can handle? I generally get there in the end but it would be much easier if I stopped adding more things to my list.

Ohh and I’m not down or fed-up and shouldn’t really be moaning at all I know. I’m very lucky. I know that.

The inability to concentrate is a bit of a bother though…

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I know how you feel. I get in slumps like this every now and then too. I think everyone does.

Wish I had some great advice for you, but what usually helps me get out of a slump is starting a new hobby or revisiting a previous hobby I’ve been ignoring. It doesn’t seem like that’s what will help you get through this one, though, since you already have so much on your plate.

I say have yourself a nice meal, grab a drink, and spend an entire evening on something mind-numbing. Have a zombie movie marathon, waste all night on a video game, find a new television series and download the first season of it. Ignore all hobbies and responsibilities for the night.

Skipping to the end would just confuse you.

I reckon you could probably get away with reading every third chapter, though.

Deathly Hallows? More like Deathly Prose…

I’ve been known to have those slumps too. No great advice here either. But I do find exercise is a great pick me up on these occasions. I echo Rob’s suggestions also.

mum says:

I wouldn’t worry, I think it’s just this f—— weather. I am normally a full-on summer person but at the moment I feel as if I am dragging myself through the weeks.

I agree with your mum – the weather’s doing nothing for my mood at the moment. So boring to talk about, but what’s happened to summer? Another three weeks and we’re officially in Autumn! Hello knee-high boots, and I haven’t even worn my flip-flops yet…

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