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If you really want to change, you may need to work on: Knowing why it is important to be on time (intellectual) Understanding how to be on time (practical) Feeling it is important to be on time (emotional) Making it easy for yourself to be on time (environmental) One of the reasons you have not changed already is that the sanctions imposed by your ...


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Personally I find self-help books to be like religious texts. There are very good reasons why many Christians advocate daily Bible reading. The great things that you can take from a text will not stick forever and what you can get out of a text now will be different from what you can get from it later. If you find the reading of self-help texts to be useful, ...


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Stop being an information pack rat, don't read anything if you're not gonna use that info immediately. Case closed, yes it's that easy


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1) The chances are this is also linked to your personnality, and those are the most difficult to change. A good start would be this tool http://habitforge.com/ to get support and encouragement on creating a new habbit of being on time. You will therefore make it fun to be on time with notes from people around the world! 2)Now, it is all about willpower. If ...


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You are not wasting ink when you are taking notes. Overtaking notes is always better. The real danger is in missing the moment, not taking notice of something important and letting it slip away into the past. Let the critical part of your brain make the keep or not keep decisions when you go back and clarify what those notes mean to you. A key to ...


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If you have some smart phones or tablets, it may be a good idea just to take notes in your electronic device which you have with yourself most of the time. It is so easy to edit your notes and put check marks besides every note. Even more, you can make to-do-lists just to manage your daily work and also put your important dates in your electronic calendar ...


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Mine was same story as yours. Then I decided this: Read one topic or one page Close the book Read next topic/next page ONLY when you have implemented what you have learned in previous topic This way it helps to remember what you have read & by the time you finish the book, you have actually lived it. That's the best way to get max value for what ...


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The most effective way to retain information after initially acquiring it is using a tool that makes use of spaced-repetition like Anki. While you read the book, create cards for the information that seems most important. Generally, books are written in a way that makes it easy to determine what the key idea of a chunk of text is, but it might take a little ...


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If you can, read it later. There are dozens of great services, like Pocket or Instapaper, that allows you to save texts, files and even entire web-pages to read them later, when you have finished your other tasks. They are great, since you can also have offline versions of site-pages and you can install them on tablets/smartphones. This should prevent you ...


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Something like Cold Turkey for Linux might help. Or if you want to do this manually, try setting your root password to some random string and write it on a piece of paper which you keep as far away as possible. The physical action of having to retrieve the root password might give you a chance to stop yourself.



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