Procrastinator's Work-From-Home-Guide

Introduction: Procrastinator's Work-From-Home-Guide

About: Storyteller, Entertainer, Former Librarian...and he owns more than 1,500 neckties.

Working from home has become an important part of the Covid-19 era. The at-home worker can be productive while maintaining community safety. There are many tips to help make home-working efficient and more do-able.

But . . . what about the at-home procrastinator?

Supplies

You need:

· Work—This means that you have a job of some sort.

· A Home—This means that you have a place to live, be it house, apartment, or Mongolian yurt.

· You—This means . . . . . you.

Organization is the key to working at home, and it can also help the procrastinator:

· What do you not want to do?

· What do you want to do instead?

These are important questions!

With a little effort and perseverance, it is possible to build your whole schedule around procrastination!

Step 1: Sleep

This is the foundation, the cornerstone of procrastination. Sleep gives you the energy you need to not do what you are supposed to do.

Step 2: Get Dressed?

If you are at home, who is to know if you are dressed or not? Don’t worry about it!

Step 3: Eat!

Of course! You need to eat. Isn’t breakfast the most important meal of the day?

Step 4: Watch TV

There are so many shows to watch, but avoid the news. It’s too depressing!

Step 5: Clean?

Nah, forget that one. It's too much like work!

Step 6: Social Networking

Find out what your friends aren't doing.

Step 7: Snack!

After seeing all the posts of what people are eating, you have to have something!

Step 8: Shop Online

Amazon, QVC, and all the rest are there, waiting to help you rebuild the economy. Do your part!

Step 9: Bake Like It’s Christmas!

You need to have something for future snacks!

Step 10: Games

Games stimulate the mind, right? You can stimulate your brain for hours on end!

Step 11: Eat

Of course! You need to eat. Isn’t lunch the most important meal of the middle of the day?

Step 12: Nap

After you eat, your body needs to rest so it can digest that meal. That’s what a boa constrictor does, doesn’t it?

Step 13: Snack

Napping is exhausting! Build up your energy!

Step 14: Watch Pet Videos

It’s a lift for your soul.

Step 15: Eat

Isn’t dinner the most important meal of the evening? Who needs to cook? Why do you think they invented home delivery?

Step 16: Watch Movies

There are so many options. Late-night channels, DVD, Blu-Ray, Streaming. Decisions, decisions, decisions!

Step 17: Snack

A reward for making it through another exhausting day of procrastination.

Step 18: Reading

A good book can replace any activities except eating, snacking, sleeping, or napping.

Step 19: Sleep

You’ve had a busy day. Now is the time for you to relax . . . so you’ll be ready to procrastinate again, tomorrow.

Step 20: ALTERNATE ACTIVITIES

Exercise—Lifting food to your mouth strengthens your arm and jaw muscles.

Learn a language—Talk to your cat. Dr. Dolittle could do it. Why not you?

Step 21: DISCLAIMER

I hope you enjoyed this Instructable, but I do hope you realize that it was all in fun.

In other words…….GET TO WORK!

Work From Home Speed Challenge

Participated in the
Work From Home Speed Challenge

Be the First to Share

    Recommendations

    • DIY Summer Camp Contest

      DIY Summer Camp Contest
    • Make it Fly Challenge

      Make it Fly Challenge
    • Backyard Contest

      Backyard Contest

    4 Comments

    0
    ALittleBitBolshy

    Brilliant. I could have written a less good version myself but I was too busy. Napping.

    0
    puppeterry
    puppeterry

    Reply 1 year ago

    Napping--Nature's way of saying, "See, you haven't paced yourself well enough before bedtime!" In our family, we like to take "a nap before we go to bed."

    0
    Dandda14
    Dandda14

    1 year ago

    Your instructable is hilarious and very true to life....

    0
    puppeterry
    puppeterry

    Reply 1 year ago

    Actually, it's very true to MY life. Some of those photos were shot for this Instructable, but more than I would care to admit were already on my phone or computer! Thanks for reading, and thanks for commenting. Creating these how-tos has made my sheltering time more enjoyable. I'm supposed to go back to work next week, but I'll keep watching for interesting contests to enter.