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Having been (and still am) in the same situation as you, I can sympathise with your predicament. You feel mediocre because you strive for greatness, but because you aspire to be a polymath you also fail to meet your very high self-standards in all areas. Since a lot of our feelings of self-worth are derived from how we place ourselves in the company of our ...


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You don't explain much of what your tasks include and how you feel about this or whether they are personal of professional matters. But I take it that you don't use your time well enough and/or avoid the tasks (this is normal and nothing to be ashamed of). The reason for this is unknown as you have not shed light on this. I will therefore go through many ...


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To complete a task requires an understanding of the nature of tasks. Nature: 1) not Urgent and not Important, 2) not Urgent and Important, 3) Urgent and not Important, 4) Urgent and Important The order of execution usually recommended is 4, 3, 2, 1. 3 and 3 can be shuffled as per your nature of work and stakeholders involved. In addition to this, ...


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The very short and precise answer for me could be to break the task in small manageable steps. And then pick the first manageable step and start working on it. Now the most important part is to forget about everything else. concentrate on the satisfaction at hand when you complete each sub task.


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I'm not a nutritionist or doctor, but what I've found to be effective is to consume foods with high fiber and/or high protein. This will prevent sugar spikes which lead to big dips in fatigue. In the morning, this could mean a whole apple or handful of mixed nuts as opposed to orange juice, which is high in sugar (albeit natural sugar). In the afternoon, ...


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My experience with taking your holiday and staying at home is mixed: staying at home makes it much harder to shut off and stop to think about work. Just to stop working and sleep in, watch your favorite tv series sounds like fun, but in my experience leaves me with a feeling that I wasted time. On the other hand I had holidays where I stayed at home, but ...


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formal definition of vacation can be found at wikipedia. definition is a very personal thing though. if you want to regain your your typical performance you have to clear your mind. it depends on the person but if you could reach to a point where you can start to make yourself focused about your goals (so point where your mind is set) by doing anything ...


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I believe that focusing on raw productivity without having a purpose, building on a foundation of good principles and skills, is not gonna make you effective and productive over long-term. Also, I'd strongly advise against trying to become a good fit in corporate world, because most corporations stifle creativity, independent thinking, optimization behavior ...


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The problem is, whenever I do have more time for that habit, I cannot force myself to do the habit for longer than is necessary. For example, I'll practise programming for about an hour and then I'll drop it. I put an X for the habit and this sets an alarm in my brain that I'm done with that habit for the day. This means that you set a goal which ...



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