I don’t work, and I stay home most of the day by myself. It gets lonely, so I try to keep as busy as possible. Whether I am manic or depressed, keeping busy is essential.
I keep a detailed and long to-do list every day, except on weekends, when my boyfriend is home.I usually make out the to-do list the day before. I write down ideas for articles and forum posts, and put them, numbered, on my list. I list my household chores the same way, along with anything else I need to do that day. I use a regular spiral notebook for my tasks. I use about half a page each day.
Most of the items are not things I NEED to do. I don’t need to write posts or articles, as I am not doing these things for an income. I don’t draw for any other reason than I like to do it, and promised myself I would do it every day.
But mostly I do things because I am bored with my life. I need some passion for something, anything really. i go though these “dull” periods where I’m not exactly depressed, I just don’t have any passion for anything and I am aimless. I would really love to have something in my life that I am passionate about again. I miss it.