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I know that feeling and it can be solved or mitigated: Renegociate your TODOs to make them more realistic. You have a long list of dreams and you didn't work at all on them. Sorry to tell you but extrapolating from past reasults it seems that you have to choose. Assume that you are a limited human as everybody and do not feel bad for that. Once that you ...


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Enter the PDSA cycles (Plan Do Study Adjust - Sometimes called PDCA, Plan Do Check Act, aka the scientific method). The paradigm of planning you propose is a bit like "I'm going to get there with my bike, so I just take a glance at the beginning, make a mental note of where are the bumps and the pathways, then close my eyes and start hitting the pedals". ...


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Ease the burden on yourself: set aside time to CROSS OUT items on your lists, for any reason you like. This is "Productive Procrastination" - choosing NOT to do certain things so that you can get other stuff done. And it will simplify your life and let you breathe. Still keep writing things down, i.e. "dumping to paper", but then, a day or so later, review ...


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I wouldn't think of this scenario as a main goal with huge secondary goals - I'd think of each goal as a project with next actions. So you want to get a job that requires school that requires money. Your primary project, right now is to figure out a way to fund school. Within that you have tons of actions to perform. You also have another project on the ...


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You've basically answered your own question, everyones goals may require different paths to achieve and its about not losing focus on what you are working towards. Building a foundation in order to succeed in achieving is the surefire way of getting what you want. Deviation and set backs do not mean you've failed - a good mantra is progress, not perfection. ...


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Three different questions, I'll answer them at once because my advice will be short: use pomodoros to stay on task. Search for "pomodoro" on this site for details break down your goals into steps that are doable. Define what the next thing to do is in each project. Plan your time ahead, and leave room for unexpected things to do and breaks. After each ...



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