Today, I did not want to do any of The Things.
I did not want to workout.
I did not want to do my paid work.
I did not want to wake up early to drive carpool, take a shower, or cook dinner.
I just wanted to sleep in under the warm covers, wake up to a cup of sweet cafe' au lait, and read romance novels all day.
But I need to take care of my body, get paid, do childcare, and eat healthy meals.
So I took out my planner.
I viewed all The Things that needed doing.
I also noted that the list wasn't all that long and had space for some relaxing time right after work.
Most critically, I noticed that I have a blissful weekend off (after a long weekend of volunteer work last week).
I got a ton done today. It was hard, as I am exhausted and have a sick husband this week, so I am doing a lot of extra chores. But I did it and the weekend is only a day away.
My planner let me see things clearly, when my tired, befuddled brain could no longer think rationally.
What does a plan do for you?