1. Would I enjoy this more than staying in and getting lost inside my head?
  2. Will I learn something new or will this be a meaningful, fulfilling experience?
  3. Am I going out of social obligation or because I genuinely want to?
  4. How do I make an appearance and then leave without notice to something I enjoy doing more?
  5. Is this person important to me?
  6. Similar to the previous one, would I care if this person didn't come to something I was hosting?
  7. Am I supporting my friend's creative endeavor?
  8. Have they supported my creative endeavors?
  9. If I change my mind last minute, what's a valid excuse to weasel out of going?
  10. Will anyone notice if I don't attend?