We ALL have SO MUCH on our to do lists and rarely get them all done. Often there are those things on our lists that take us away from what we are really passionate about and want to be doing. Here are seven things that I do not do, so that I can do the things that I really need to do:
1-I don’t spend a lot of time watching TV
2-I don’t always cook from scratch–use natural/organic ingredients, but often semi-prepared meals from Trader Joe’s or Fairway
3-I don’t do laundry-I have a wonderful housekeeper who does this, which frees me up from hours of time being spent playing laundry roulette with my neighbors in my building’s laundry room
4-I don’t do my own hair—I learned early on that I did not have hair skills, so I get my hair done, and have been going to OUIDAD to keep my curls in check for 10 years now.
5-I don’t decorate-I keep decorating to a minimum–it’s not that I do not like design, paintings or fabric. However, my friends always make fun of me and often people ask if I just moved into my home or office, since I almost never have anything hanging on my walls or even colorful paint on the walls.
6-I don’t spend very much time on Facebook and when I do it is very intentional or when I have a little “down” time waiting in the doctor’s office, online at Whole Foods, or in a cab.
I want to do most of the things I listed above. I enjoy having homemade meals and seeing my apartment decorated. I would love to sleep past the sunrise and spend hours scrolling through photos of my friends and family on Facebook. But to do what is in store for me this day, I have to choose to NOT do some things. Continue Reading »