I'm sitting at Starbucks enjoying my favorite drink, a caramel machiatto. This is great...it's my REWARD because earlier I was at my bookkeeper's office and that was not fun for me! I made an appointment with her so that I'd have to show up, with paperwork in hand, and go through it. We did that, then make a list of what I still needed to to give her, so I can go home and follow instructions and get it done.
Accounting to me is like organizing is for many. Just the thought of it makes me anxious and irritable. It's the last thing on earth I want to be doing. I'd even eat anchovies as opposed to going through bank statements and using a calculator!
As I walked into her office, my shoulders were feeling tense and my chest a little tight. I reminded myself that I only had to stay for an hour and a half and that once I was through, I could go get my reward.
So, as I sat with my bookkeeper, I began uttering words like, "This really stinks, but I'm doing it," and "gosh, I understand how my clients must feel as they push through an organizing session."
I do understand! What's easy for some, it horribly painful for others! Hence the reason we in the service business have a business. It's the support factor that can help you achieve results and your goals.
So when you feel like you can't or don't want to do it and you dig your heels in like a 4-year-old, then throw a tantrum (okay, so I'm exaggerating a bit, but sometimes it feels like that), just remember, there is support out there for all sorts of tasks, including organizing!