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The first step is to decide if you want to finish it. Some novels you may not like and decide to abandon them. This is fine as you won't be upset about not finishing. The key is to know you never will open it again. I highly recommend using Goodreads as your book list. This provides with a two main benefits: Provides a way of knowing which books you ...


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What makes you think there's a quantifiable way to measure a decision? You can't check your decision against benchmarks - if you could it wouldn't be your decision anymore, let alone even be a decision. You sound like you've done your due diligence and came to a conclusion (which is great!). Nobody can tell you if you're right or wrong, only you can decide ...


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I agree with Jan Doggen's comment that it's probably time for a medical checkup. Then, I'd suggest you speak with a mental health professional. What you are describing could be a number of physical or mental conditions that can easily wreck your work and personal life. Bear in mind that this will be a journey and not a destination. You can't really expect a ...


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Jan has exactly the right answer here: Simply don't allow yourself to open another book until the first one is complete. Even if you find you dislike it - just know you can't open another one until you are done. This will become easy after a while. If the book is non-fiction and you realise you will need to refer to another book to understand or clarify ...


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One of the things that can result in feelings of "burnout" is a lack of balance in your life. If you focus too much energy in one area of life (e.g. intellectual work) and neglect others (e.g. taking care of your health) then that can degrade both your performance and motivation. The solution is to reverse the trend. Think about the areas of life that you'...



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