Do you ever just have the (potential) energy to do all the things?

And yet, even with all the potential energy, nothing gets done.  

This has been me for the last month or so.  I have so many ideas and so many desires to make abstract plans turn into concrete reality, but then I start taking action... and the energy dissipates.  Like it wasn't even there to begin with.  

I don't know why.  I mean, it's definitely easier to dream about all the things I could do than actually do the things I'm dreaming of.  

Life is exhausting. Or maybe that's because of my approach to it.  Think of tons of things to take on, and then scold myself when I accomplish one percent of a huge pile of things. 

Retrospectively, I would be more productive if:

* I narrow down my multitude of ideas to a few viable ones.  Or at least the "most" viable ones. 

* I have a plan for my plans.  Jumping into a brand new thing without a hint of structure or organization is a great way to learn how to fail.  

* I become more realistic about my expectations.  Sure, it'd be nice to make some passive income off of knitting patterns and stock photography, but in the last few years, I've made about three dollars off of stock photography, so I've got a long ways to go to generate anything meaningful.  

All in all, today has been a productive day.  I've gotten out of bed and written this post, and it's only noon.  Happy Saturday, internet! 


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