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Yes I'm going to AFAID tomorrow!!! I'll come in pretty early to buy the tickets.
I'm meeting with some of my friends there so hopefully I'll get to meet you guys too!!!

I'll be there just as a visitor not an artist huhehhe I'll be there only for the exhibition bc I still have quizzes to study for and homeworks to do. They're slowly building up and I need to go to AFA to relieve my stress

uhfgh so if you guys saw me there be sure to say hi!! and maybe i could draw you anyone of your request once i got home or something?? idk

THIS is my face for any of you who haven't seen me yet, the photo looks so faded and B&W so I might look different in real life im gomen

i'll be wearing casual clothing

see you guys there! love you <3333
00:00 right now so its 3rd AUGUST
which means

my bday

and i feel so weird

omg like
i'm finally 15
still so young
still have a lot to learn

i'm one year closer to my death

it's been 3 years now since i registered on DA
kind of a 3 years anniversary thing i guess

i love you guys so much
thanks for staying around with me!

sorry for the messy journal
i'm not even typing properly

i'll be on twitter if u need anything

@ hoIylou

HUGE adopt batch coming soon! are you ready???
7 deviants said a set of 12 or 16 idk
3 deviants said huge batch but mini base etc
2 deviants said will only be in cash since i need it
I'm selling my OCs or adopt that I kept back then. I need the money to buy school supplies so I'm letting these cuties go :iconpapcryplz: I hope he goes to a good home!!

state the alphabet that u want
i only accept paypal. note me for my paypal.

since all the links are in stash, feel free to open them all in a new window.
sorry for the inconvenience.

ALMOST ALL of them came with extra art, just ask and i'll tell u if they do.

( A ) I'm tired adopt auction [OPEN] by MIURIN no #2: $20

( B ) $20

( C ) (I'm still a bit hesitant in letting him go since he's Shun - Sho's boyfriend) SB: $50, AB: $100

( D ) $25

( E ) $10

( F ) $10

( G ) $25

( H ) no #2: $10

( I ) $25

( J ) $15

( K ) $8

( L ) $8

( M ) $10

( N ) $9

( O ) $5

( P ) $10

( Q ) $5

( R ) $10

( S ) $5

( T ) $9

( U ) $30

( V ) $20

( W ) $10

( X ) $40

you can ask if anything from [CLICK HERE] is on sale and I'll name you the price.

thanks! I do appreciate your help. I might throw in some extras if it's worth it.
Do you always seem to postpone your tasks? Or you know that you have to do a task but you're just too lazy/don't have time for it? Do you have the tendency to do things in the last minute? Or do you have problems with managing your time? Then, this journal might be for you. This journal is written and exclusively meant for the topic of "procrastination". Although it is an intended self-help journal, it will not work if you're not putting work or applying these tips in real life. The only one who can change your procrastinating habit is you, yourself.

 Thank you for your support on my previous self-help journal ("How to be a better artist!") It has gotten many positive feedbacks, so I made another poll asking what type of self-help journal should I do next. "How to stop procrastinating!" got the most votes out of them all. Hopefully you can find an insight or motivation inside this journal. Oh right, english is not my native language so please excuse my poor grammar and spelling. We all struggle with procrastination, but we're just not informed enough on how to get out of the black hole. I researched a lot of articles, books, etc for this. Hopefully you'll find this journal helpful! Have fun reading! Changes won't come easily. Don't pressure yourself. If you're not an avid reader who likes to read long journals like this, you can take breaks now and then while reading. It doesn't matter. You can even save or share this journal somewhere if you want to. Good luck!

1) Create a to-do list.
Now, now, before you start to squint your eyes at this obvious tip, let me tell you how important this is. We all forget sometimes or maybe most of the time. I'm a very forgetful person and I need a to-do list badly. I rarely write it down traditionally like in a planner or agenda, but I do write my to-do list in my phone through a mobile app. If you have Android or iPhone, I highly recommend downloading, Todoist, and Evernote. I personally use Todoist, it has been the best throughout the year and it's basically my life. While creating a to-do list, keep your priorities in check. Homeworks or tasks with urgent deadlines comes first while cleaning your room or watching YouTube can come afterwards. I've seen a blog before stating a good tip: Categorize and tag your to-do list tasks in 2 categories; A) When you're highly motivated and ready to get things done. B) When you're low motivated and a bit lazy. There is no category C where you just lie around and do nothing. Either you do category A or B first, your choice. Just do it. While in a book written by Annie Ashdown, you could divide your tasks in 3 categories. A) Important and urgent. B) Important but not urgent. C) Urgent but not important. This could help you decide the tasks that you should really do and prioritize. Sometimes we're too caught up with stuffs that we thought were urgent but it's not important. Life your live, choose your own choice, be prepared for the risk.

2) Just do it.
It may seem easier said than done. "Just do it" my ass. "I'm just too lazy and un-motivated", we all said. Now that's just a lame excuse. You read this journal because you want to stop doing it. Now the only solution for it is to DO YOUR WORK. There is no quick shortcut into becoming a diligent and motivated person. You have to work for it. You can't just sit around (in this case, you're also procrastinating) and wait for the procrastination to disappear. It doesn't disappear if you keep doing it. Researches said that if you do the same one thing for 28 days or more (depends on each person), you will form a habit. Guess what? You should use that to form a new habit. What's the new habit to stop procrastinating? Just do it. Procrastinating won't stop just because you formed a habit. You might sometimes break the habit here and there, but you would be moving on from it. So, just do it! Have that homework around but you still want to browse the internet? You think you can delay and postpone the work tomorrow and might still be fine with it? Throw those thoughts away. Quickly tear your eyes away from the screen, grab your homework, and do it! Do it fast, and just throw away everything you're doing and focus on the things that matter. Internet can come later on. Heck, you can browse Tumblr, Twitter, or anything else later after you've studied. Just do it first. You won't regret it.

3) Pomodoro technique.
I use this a lot when I'm facing a test or just doing the regular homeworks. Or even when I draw, really. It works on most tasks in my daily life. The Pomodoro technique was created in the 1980s. It is one of the most popular time management life hacks used today. It aims to provide the user with maximum focus and creative freshness, thereby allowing them to complete projects faster with less mental fatigue. It's simple. Plan your time into short increments and take breaks periodically. You work for 25 minutes, then take break for five minutes. Each 25-minute work period is called a “pomodoro". After 4 “pomodoros” have passed, (100 minutes of work time with 15 minutes of break time) you then take a 15-20 minute break. Frequent breaks keep your mind fresh and focused.

4) Be specific.
This is connected to number 1 about writing your to-do list. Be specific about the tasks. "Draw everyday" is not exactly the best motivation you could feed to yourself. (Instead of "Draw everyday" you can write "Draw every 15 minutes per day.") Next time, try something more specific because being specific will make your tasks seems important and a task. Not just some globby words. If necessary, set time-frames for your items to be done by. (For example; "Study for biology test at 13:00")

5) Finish the hard or most-disliked tasks first.
That's right. Finishing the ones you dislike or feel depressed about will most likely lift some weight off your shoulders. You will feel more pressured from the beginning, but once it's done, you'll feel a lot better. When you have a task that's bogging you down and making you unproductive in other areas, tackle it first. Finishing the largest item on your list of things to do will make you feel extra productive and give you the boost to do other things you’ve been pushing to the side.

6) Divide into small tasks.
Instead of writing "Clean room today", you could divide it into even smaller and specific tasks: A) Fix the bed. B) Organize the desk. C) Mop the floor. Don't worry about completing the whole big task unless if it's urgent and important. Dividing the big tasks into smaller tasks will make you more focused and get things done faster.

7) Remove distractions.
If you're still reading this by now, I just want to tell you that these tips are not listed based on how successful and important they are. All these tips that I write in this journal are equally important. It's just the way you prioritize them according to your liking. Alright, so remove distractions. I'm pretty sure this is the main tip that we all know because procrastination usually comes from distraction. Be it the internet, your friends, small un-important tasks, or just you, yourself. Remove those distractions. If internet seems to distract you, close your laptop or whatever that is preventing you from doing your tasks. RescueTime is an app that blocks off certain (or all) websites for a particular amount of time that you set. You need to have a strong will for this. Make up your mind. Or you'll definitely regret it.

8) 2 minutes rule.
2 minutes is 120 seconds. It may seem short, but it's enough time to get one or a few tasks done. If you have a task that can be finished in 2 minutes, do it NOW. Those 2 minutes will be worth it! Better than procrastinating for an hour or so just to do a task that can be done in 2 minutes.

9) Don't be a perfectionist.
You're not perfect. I'm not. We all aren't perfect. No need for your tasks or projects to be "perfected". Especially when you "procrastinate" by prolonging your time just to make it "perfect". Do your best and accomplish something that you're proud of. If you're too focused on one task, you're going to delay the other tasks which is not good at all. Just do your best, that's all that I can say. Telling yourself you need ___ supplies, time, equipment, motivation, etc and waiting for them to appear is not a good thing at all. It won't come by itself unless you work for it.

10) Positive motivation.
I suggest going around the internet, searching for motivational quotes and so on. Or listening to music might help. Positive reinforcement is the most effective means of motivating yourself. Reward yourself after finishing your task. For example: You may open the internet for an hour for every 30 minutes of studying.

The most important part of any new habit is getting started — not just the first time, but each time. It’s not about performance, it’s about consistently taking action. In many ways, getting started is more important than succeeding. This is especially true in the beginning because there will be plenty of time to improve your performance later on.

11) Success & joy.
Focus on the positive success and joy that you will receive once you receive your task. You will feel less pressure and burden once the tasks are done.

12) More to be done > done.
Always remind yourself that there's more to be done than done. Are you getting the right things done?

At the end, it boils down to taking action. You can do all the strategizing, planning and hypothesizing, but if you don’t take action, nothing’s going to happen. 

13) Tasks are not going to 'season'.
Don't decide that 'later' would be better because the task or idea needs time to "season." I'll tell you what, the task is not going to do itself. You have to do it. Why wait so long and prolong the task when at the end you ended up having to do it again?

14) There's no easier way.
Don't have this thought: "I want to do it, but there must be an easier way. Let me think of one." There is no shortcut to finishing the task. In the end, it all comes down on whether you'll do it or not.

15) Researching.
I have to confess that while I'm procrastinating to study for my test, I went to the internet and search articles about "How to stop procrastinating". Imagine how stupid it is? You don't need to do researches on how to start doing your task when you can just do it right now. I'm not talking about the researches for your project purposes or whatever. I'm talking about researching "How to stop procrastinating" when you don't make an effort to stop. I know researching those stuffs are not forbidden, infact they can be really helpful and I would recommend them for you to read. Just don't prolong your tasks by those.

16) It's either now or later.
The result will vary. We tend to live in the present and try to forget or dismiss the future consequences. Don't. Regrets always come last and it sucks. I
f you say "later is better," ask yourself why. "And why do you need to be better to do this?"

{A/N} I will probably add more tips later on. Thanks for reading up until here!

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ridiculous-rabbit Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Student Digital Artist
fanyazi Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks for the watch :33
o-Enide-o Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014
Hi, since you are one of my watchers I would say you that I've just opened commissions. Thank you very much for watching me.
Hanagimi Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy belated Birthday <33 :iconureshiiplz:
Elissya-chan Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014
Happy Burthdayy <3
Choco-Hana Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014   Digital Artist
Happy B-day~ :iconcakechocplz: :iconsnugplz:
KoreeluStromboli Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday! :D
M1staBuck Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Atelier-Rozen Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014
happy birthdaaaay!!
akiicchi Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014
Happy birthday
Hisekii Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Happy birthday!
heyitsjei Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Student General Artist
Shelly143 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy birthday!
Broyam Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014
Happy Birthday Dear!! Hope you had a wonderful one * v*
spiralmaestro Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014
Happy Birthday!
maiSakura95 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Hobbyist
Happy birthday ^o^
Neoconvoy Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Student General Artist
Happy birthday!

God bless you!
s-kasumi Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014
happy bday miuu 
LlucMagic Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy birthday!!! :hug:
AmaiCandy Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
i hope u had a great day with presents + ate lots of cake haha 8^) <3
and saved cake for me
hahaha anyways
ilu ^p^)// <33
MarcosLucky96 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
paichi Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014
happy birthday~!! ^ u ^
Natsumi-asamilla Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014
happy birthday miu-chan!! <33
Xipeu Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Student Interface Designer
Happy birthday Miu! >7< <3333
flamedog1 Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hope you have a super chibi kawaii desu moe mode day and happy bday~
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