Kenophobia is starting fresh in 2009
My downfall is the internet, there’s no point denying it. I turn the computer on and waste hours sitting in front of it. Then I look back and realise I did absolutely nothing productive, read a few blogs, watched youtube for goodness knows how long, etc.
I think I’m one of those people that could seriously become addicted to the internet, which is sad really, because it’s completely crippling my productivity.
I tried a little experiment on Thursday. After my lecture I had the whole afternoon to catch up on some work. As soon as I got in I packed up the laptop and put it away in a box in the corner of my room. I told myself I wouldn’t be allowed to use it unless it was for research purposes, or unless I’d done at least two or three hours work.
And it actually worked. Once I started getting some work done I wasn’t even thinking about putting it off or doing something else. So the new plan starting tomorrow is to put the laptop away at 9 in the morning, and not get it out again until several hours work have been done.
Let’s hope I can persevere with it.