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7 Tips On How To Overcome Procrastination Everyday

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Are you finding out that you need to learn how to overcome procrastination? Procrastination is as bad as it sounds. Do you always put off what you have to do until the last minute, panic right before the deadline, or put yourself in an emotional rollercoaster almost every week? The causes for this kind of behaviour are many and they can be very private. They can range from fear of failure to simple laziness. The good news is that you can overcome this behavior if you decide to. It might feel hard in the beginning but you can succeed if you really work on it. You just need to decide that those days of procrastination are over and that you are going to take a week […]

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Procrastinate Now – Don’t Put it Off!

Are you having difficulties in producing the results you want because of procrastination? Are you keeping on delaying and putting things away in life? Don’t worry, you are about to discover how you can get rid of procrastination once and for all with 3 proven principles… 1) Create The Passion Do you know that one of the main reasons people procrastinate is because they don’t like what they’re supposed to do? Just like some people procrastinate and delay in doing their homework, but they can have all the energy to watch a movie until late night or to play computer games. What do you love to do? When you do what you love, you will be able to tap into your natural motivation and bring […]

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5 Tools For Entrepreneurs To Boost Productivity

For an entrepreneur, 24 hours in a day is just not enough. That is because there is always more things that can be done in a day. This often leads to burnout and a general loss in motivation. A 2005 study conducted by the International Game Developers’ Association showed that people working more than 8 hours a day tend to become extremely unproductive and tired. In cases of people in the work floor, the study also found that adding additional hours to work only increased the rate of accidents and other catastrophic events. That is exactly why you should work not more than 8 hours in a day – even if you are a bootstrapped entrepreneur doing the job of three people. How do you […]

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How to Finally Get Started on Your Big Dream

We all have those big dreams. You know the ones: •    to write a novel•    to backpack across Europe•    to leave your job and start your own business•    to makeover your home•    to go back to school•    to recreate your life•    to improve your health (exercise, eat healthy, quit smoking or other toxic habits) But time passes and “life” gets in the way. We are “too busy” or “too tired.” The groceries, your job, and daily obligations all seem to demand our attention more urgently than our dreams. And over time the dream starts to fade. But it never dies. And here’s the big news: If you really want it, you can make your dream come true! So how do you do that? Grab a […]

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Why Getting Motivated Is An Unreliable And Frustrating Strategy

Many people assume inspiration and motivation to mean the same thing. They’re so different, however, that I only believe in seeking one of them, and it’s inspiration. Why Getting Motivated Is An Unreliable And Frustrating Strategy Getting motivated is such a backwards practice. Many don’t realize this, but it often involves using your willpower to force or convince yourself to feel like doing something; it’s an ironic brute force objective that states, “I’m going to want to do this whether I want to or not.” Getting motivated is a struggle to change your inner feelings. In theory, this seems like a decent plan. Both feelings and thoughts are internal and related, and a change in perspective can certainly change how you feel…sometimes. But when you’re […]

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How To Lose Weight (Even If You Have No Time, Work Too Much And Don’t Know Where To Start)

As a man, the brutal truth about health and weight loss is this: It’s hard to get motivated. You get home from work. You are tired, stressed and lack the energy to go through all of the health information available. It’s easier to slack off and worry about it later because you convince yourself that it’s not that bad. I get it. That’s why I want to show you one strategy you can use to motivate yourself to get started and keep that motivation going. But what if I have no time? When speaking to men, two common reasons for not taking care of their health and weight are not knowing where to start and a lack of time. Addressing not knowing where to start […]

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Lack Of Motivation? Here’s How To Exercise When You Don’t Feel Like It!

All I wanted to do was exercise for 30 minutes, but I just couldn’t get myself to do it. I sat down, feeling defeated and overwhelmed. What was in my way? In the previous six weeks, I was inactive and my desire to be in great shape was not being fulfilled, but destroyed. Because of this, I realized that I wanted to cram all of the workouts I had missed into this one. The pressure of everything I hadn’t done weighed on me. What I discovered next changed my life. The Surprise Breakthrough Came From Considering The Opposite Of A Huge Workout Months earlier, I had read a book called Thinkertoys by Michael Michalko, which is a book about creative thinking. In the book, Michalko […]

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6 Easy To Install Productivity Habits

Each time I come back from a long or short holiday, I find the task of throwing myself back into work a seemingly insurmountable challenge. Is it laziness? Is it my penchant for procrastination? Or is it the trepidation of knowing what will undoubtedly spring from the simple act of opening my laptop? Whatever it is I have decided not to beat myself up about it. While on the surface it may seem wrong that a freshly holidayed human would have any problem jumping straight back into stuff, it certainly is the case with me, so I’m sure it’s the same for others. And I know I’m not the only person that gets Sunday Dread a few hours before bedtime on a Sunday, when the […]

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The Dos And Don’ts Of Planning Your Day

Planning is tricky. Eric wants to be a pro golfer. He reads articles on swing technique, he watches the pros and takes notes, and he researches courses and equipment. He does these things all day, every day. See a problem? Eric never plays golf! He plans extensively in preparation for playing golf, but he doesn’t practice like he needs to do. Eric won’t win any championships because – like many things in life – golf can only be learned by doing. Who isn’t guilty of planning to do something great and never doing it? The reason is poor planning habits. To find the path to any objective requires excellent planning, so read on for the dos and don’ts of planning your day. Do Plan Like […]

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6 Playful Strategies to Beat Procrastination and Boost Your Productivity

Are you a procrastinator? When there’s something you know you have to do, do you feel overwhelmed instead of motivated? How often do you think to yourself, “I can’t deal with this right now. I’ll start later today. Or maybe tomorrow.” Those words pop into my own head just about every day at some point or  another. Having struggled with attention deficit tendencies my entire life, I’m a master at putting things off, or not finishing the things I do manage to start. If you’re like me, as soon as something–especially something you’re not getting paid for– feels like work, you’ll look for an out. Exacerbating our desire to avoid work is that most of us have a warped sense of time. Our estimation of […]

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