A January To-Do List Versus A September To-Do List

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January

  • Journal EVERY day.

September

  • Just respond to that one work email Derek sent you eight days ago.

January

  • Go to the gym 3x per week!!!

September

  • Sign up for a 5k and then brag about it and then sleep through it because you had two glasses of wine last night.

January

  • Clean apartment and get organized!

September

  • Pick that blanket off the floor and fold it if not too tired.

January

  • Watch one informative documentary per week.

September

  • Watch season 3 of Parks and Rec again.

January

  • Work on being more present.

September

  • Respond with “that’s hilarious” to whatever Jenna just said.

January

  • Stop procrastinating!

September

  • TBD.

January

  • Cleanse life of all drama.

September

  • Sniff out drama like a starving jungle cat.

January

  • Eat healthier.

September

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