Today's Truth: Productive Procrastination

Today's Truth: Productive Procrastination

A REMINDER THAT BUSY WORK CAN BE PROCRASTINATION TOO

I am soooo good at this.

I’ll take to my bullet journal to make a list of all the tasks I want to get done (even though it’s probably already listed in my monthly goals page). But then I can’t just stick a list in there, I have to make it presentable. In comes the washi tape and some stamps to give it a pretty title. Before I know it, a half hour has gone by and the only productive thing I got done was listing the productive things I wanted to do with the day. 😑

There are many forms of task avoidance but my particular favorite is this use of perfectionism as a form of procrastinating. It’s easier to pretend to be working on it by working around it. But fear of failing should not keep you from starting at all. Nobody is good at anything the first time they tried it.

Sure you have to crawl before you can walk, but there’s a handful of milestones before you can even crawl! Each one of those steps builds up your strength in order to prepare your body and this rings true in starting anything, especially anything new.

 

done is better than perfect

 

A little goal orientation never hurt anybody but overdoing it can turn ugly. As one of my good friends loves to say “our indecisions imprison us” and sometimes, they truly do.

I hope today’s post serves a reminder to just go for it. DO the thing. Take the leap.

Nothing is every truly perfect anyway, but how can you the task you are putting off even be counted as perfect if it’s never done?

I created the featured photo for this post on my iPad while I was procrastinating from a big new project for the shop (the whole reason for today’s post). I have made it available to download as a wallpaper if you want to download for free.

Click here for your wallpaper download (phone or desktop). 

Or, if you’re not quite done procrastinating yet, you can click here for my most recent freebies.✌🏾

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hi, i'm v.

about v

Sticker maker, shop owner, Marine wife and mom.

ISTJ, Taurus, Type 5

I recently discovered bullet journaling, but have scrapbooked since grade school. I enjoy many aspects of papercrafting and share them here, along with any productivity tips I stumble across because ase I can tend to be a bit of an organization junkie as well.

You can contact me here.

what you can expect on the blog

  • papercrafting and journaling
  • intentional living and productivity
  • shop updates and behind the scenes
  • a personal post sprinkled here and there

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What’s in your shop?

Stickers first and foremost. I started the shop after I realized I wasn't the only paper girl who was itching for simple stickers for women of color. You'll find digitally illustrated sticker sheets, die cut stickers, and printable/digital stickers. 

Limited-time products also include: magnets, bookmarks, post cards, and greeting cards. 


How’d you get started?

I started the blog almost five years ago as an outlet for myself, but it quickly transitioned into being just about my hobbies: travel, taking photos, and scrapbooking.

Through my blogging journey I discovered bullet journaling and my scrapbooking passions were re-ignited. I began sharing my journey with these and quickly saw a need for the stickers I was already making for myself. I gave myself six months to open up a shop, and half way through my time frame we lived through a pandemic. During my time at home I now had NO MORE excuses, so I opened up my shop!


Why the name Love Becomes Her?

I started the blog on Halloween night and one of my favorite movies (Death Becomes Her) was on. I was a major cynic back in the day but I felt that the name suited the blog because at the time so many of my blog posts were around my long-distance relationship with my now-husband. I always assumed I'd change the name later, but I think I just love it too much. It reminds me of how far I have come with learning love

 

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P.O. Box 621 Kaneohe, HI 96744