So in response to Le Professeur Gothique's Bat Fit Challenge #3:
For this Bat Fit Challenge you are to give up a bad habit, and in turn, replace it with a good habit.I will strive to give up the following three bad habits:
- Oversleeping and not getting up to my alarm. While this may be a symptom of my depression, I have always been terrible with waking up and getting out of bed since about junior high school. Since I have a job that is extremely lax on when my actual working hours are as long as I put my hours in, I tend to not rush with waking up, sometimes getting to work as late as 11 a.m. I also commonly sleep for ten hours straight. Not a healthy habit.
- Impatience. I am a NOW NOW NOW type of person and want immediate results. Unfortunately the waiting game is part of getting a career-type job, and I too often jump straight to despair when my resumes are not responded to or interviews are not forthcoming.
- Perfectionism. This evil is the main reason I have not written many stories in the past six years. I keep thinking everything has to be absolutely perfect before being sent to a publisher. I am hoping that my new sewing hobby will kill that to an extent- I've already let small mistake remain that way, instead of ripping the seams out and starting all over again with a section of work.
Oddly enough, the first one will be the hardest. I have actually managed to kick the habit and regain it numerous times already. I just didn't kick it for long enough to make waking up with my alarm a habit in of itself.