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I have noticed a similar situation with myself. I really enjoy mathematics and am perhaps the best in my school at it. When I don't understand something I put a lot of time in until it becomes intuitive to me (one thing I like about math is that this is almost always possible). However, the notion of going out and learning it, things that I haven't ...


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The excerpts from Wait But Why - Why Procrastinators Procrastinate and How to Beat Procrastination (insightful articles written last year, makes a good read for your case) may interest you: To understand why procrastinators procrastinate so much, let’s start by understanding a non-procrastinator’s brain: [picture] Pretty normal, right? Now, ...


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I don't know if there is a way to say this politely, but this really only has three interpretations, as far as I can see: You don't fundamentally want to study these subjects In general, if someone is passionate about something, they put in far more effort than you might expect. So if you were passionate about these subjects I would expect to see that ...


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When dealing with procrastination, which is something I suffered from all the way through school and finally started to help with in college, it was never a matter of being distracted causing me not to do the work, rather I found distractions to help me put the work off. I was in accelerated classes growing up and we had some counselor talks about ...


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Anything you can do to better structure your day, will lower your distractability. If this is a chronic problem, you may want to consider getting screened for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). For me, the strategies and treatment for this condition makes big difference in lowering my own distractability.


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Things that helped me are: Every time you get off track, note it down, how long for and what you think triggered it. Use this information to plan against future procrastination and to see if you are making progress at beating the problem. Break down large and challenging tasks into smaller parts and use this to track your progress Sandwich tasks you hate ...



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