Overcome procrastination caused by your fear of failure through 7 tactics:
Divide your task into smaller subtasks;
Imagine the worst possible outcome;
Learn to embrace uncertainty;
Forgive yourself for procrastinating;
Aim to deliver good enough, not perfect;
Do hard things first;
Identify and prioritize important tasks over urgent ones
“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”
Douglas Adams, author of Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
I used to procrastinate all the time. I spent more time procrastinating than I did doing the things I planned to do. I browsed the Internet, played…
Are you Jeff Bezos?
If yes, stop reading and go do something useful for mankind instead of taking joyrides in spaces.
Are you a millionaire?
Do you have at least several hundreds of thousands of dollars/ euro/ crypto?
How much wealth do you have?
I guess it’s somewhere above average…
I am Your Unconscious, with a Personal Service message to you.
Black Friday is upon us.
You said you are less consumerist this year.
You said you would rather save for buying a home in the countryside rather than spend on clothes and gadgets.
You said you don’t…
There are two types of people on public transportation:
I belonged to the second group. I preach compassion, but I couldn’t help but feel superior when I saw others as zombies…
I am Your Unconscious.
It’s 11:13 a.m.
You are in the middle of working on a presentation for your boss. It’s very important.
You know you need to focus and make it really great. So you decide to buckle down and work hard.
It’s 11:14 a.m.
I am Your Unconscious.
It’s 6:43 p.m.
Your work schedule is technically 8 to 5. But you usually start at 9 and aim to finish by 6. Most days you close the laptop around 7 p.m.
Today you received 57 e-mails.
You sent 46 e-mails.
You were in…
Rational Johnny: I never procrastinate. I do what I consciously consider is best for my long-term success and wellbeing.
Human Johnny: I procrastinate sometimes. I don’t think it’s that often. But I don’t understand why it happens. I set out to work or study and find myself scrolling Instagram, or…
Rational Johnny: I found information that I trust which shows that smoking is harmful in the long term, so I stopped smoking
Human Johnny: I found the same information and I ignored it to continue smoking
Unconscious of Human Johnny: smoking is pleasant because it over-activates my dopamine, dopamine is…