Voluntary Discomfort: The Stoic Practice that Gets You Comfortable Being Uncomfortable

Get uncomfortable – sleep a night on the floor.This sounds unthinkable and ridiculous but it will actually do you good. I tried it myself – it’s tremendous! And after you’ve read the article, you’ll want to try it yourself.The Stoics taught me this idea of voluntary discomfort. They occasionally practiced getting uncomfortable in order to […]

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Amor Fati: Accept and Love Everything that Happens

Acceptance.It’s just so hard at times.We’re bold and ambitious and think we can bend everything straight.But we can’t. We can’t change reality. The second we realize something it’s already gone. It’s like grabbing at the wind. It’s there one second and you’re quick to reach out for it and baam – it’s gone. Ungrabbable.And if […]

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How to Stop Procrastinating: 33 Proven Tactics to Stop Putting Things Off, Eliminate Time-Sucking Distractions, And Get More Done

Procrastination – sometimes called the thief of time – robs us of much more than just time. It eats away at our momentum, keeps us from making progress towards our goal, and negatively impacts our health, relationships, and well-being in general.It’s a dreadful habit that I’ve been struggling with my entire life. I sometimes jokingly […]

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The Unschedule: A Counter-Intuitive But Highly Effective Time-Planning Method to Beat Procrastination

My seemingly never-ending struggles with procrastination force me to read a lot of books on the topic. The Now Habit by Neil Fiore is one of the better ones.I especially like a time-planning method he’s come up with called The Unschedule.In today’s article, I want to show you what The Unschedule is, how it works, […]

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The Ultimate Procrastination Remedy? (You’re Not Going to Like It…)

If you’re serious about overcoming procrastination and you’re ready to do whatever it takes, this article is for you.I’ll first show you what procrastination truly boils down (it’s probably not what you think). And then I’ll spill the beans on what I believe to be the ultimate procrastination remedy.What Procrastination Really Is…Here’s what procrastination is, […]

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Want to Overcome Procrastination? Start With This Simple Exercise.

What’s the first thing you should do to overcome procrastination?Should you create some implementation intentions? Should you break big, complex projects into smaller, more actionable steps? Should you just get started somewhere? Should you learn more about the science of procrastination?While these are all great strategies, they are not where I would start. Instead, I […]

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