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Other commenters have pointed out spiritual or mental ways to accomplish your goal of reducing procrastination. However, as we are all humans, we will fail at controlling ourselves. I have found that a software, such as SelfControl, can block sites and make it impossible to get lost on YouTube or Reddit... Good luck!


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Anyone who truly knows probably won't be on this forum answering the question in the first place, but I'll still throw out a few tidbits. The ability to get stuff done seems to come from deep within. I've been in moods where I want nothing more than to blast through my to-do list. Other times, I've felt that refreshing my inbox repeatedly was the most ...


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So let's start by taking an example: you are on the internet searching for the best way to stop procrastinating. And you see that you have an unread email in your inbox and you are so tempted to look at it so think of procrastinating your search. Now, here's a simplest thing you can do to avoid procrastination: Identify the value that you would gain out ...


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I've got a few things that might be able to help you, this has been a problem for me throughout my life, causing me years of depression and pervasive suicidal thoughts. It's my hope that at least some of this will be useful to you, so you can go on living a happy life stress-free. I wish you luck on your journey! Stress, Anxiety, and Mindset: The first and ...


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In many (not all) cases, procrastination is a result of a task not being clearly enough understood, or being too big to approach at one time. When I find myself procrastinating on something, I take a close look at it. I may need to clarify the definition of "done" for that task, or I may need to break it down into smaller pieces. Taking either step often ...


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The key is to start the task you plan on doing. Once you started the task, it will be easier to get the motivation to complete it. You should also set small prizes for yourself if you finish a task, and only receive them once the task is complete. This could be a fun way to do things, nut as I said before, you must first START. Now, get of your ass and ...


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It is a very good thing that you even reflected about yourself. That's a good start. To bring in any change in oneself, we need to have a mindset for change. Human mind is not very fond of "Change". Setting up a proper eco system is important to bring in a change. Knowing more about yourself, what you like and what you want to be would certainly help you ...


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I think you should pay attention to starting of your day in the right way. You will need to get into the right mindset. I will give you two pieces of advice to achieve this: First, make a runway, second, eat a frog. So first, the runway. The runway is a setting which makes it easy for you to get started. If you want to go for a run in the morning, put your ...


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My mother-in-law has said: "If you have a plate of frogs in front of you, eat the ugliest one first." Features of this quote: The frogs are your unpleasant tasks. They're not butterflies. One of those tasks is going to be the most unpleasant. Given that you have to do all of them, get the most unpleasant one out of the way first. Then, it gets easier. ...



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