--> If I'm not interested in the task, it isn't getting done. (Unless I stand to lose something; then I'll power through. Begrudgingly.)
--> I looooovvve making detailed plans, lists, and goals. But after I make them? I lose most, if not all, motivation to actually follow through on them. WHY am I like this?!
--> I was called "bright" and "gifted" in school and scolded behind the scenes for cramming for tests / writing papers the night before.
--> If I have a commitment scheduled later in the day, my brain activates this "waiting mode" thing — where I can't seem to get anything meaningful done leading up to that appointment, no matter how hard I try.
--> It is WILD the kinds of complex projects I can pull off when I'm excited about them. But then there are these stupid, mundane tasks —like responding to open-ended emails, for example— that I could put off forever. The longer I wait, the more complicated they seem. *cue anxiety*
...and you've been made to feel bad about this stuff your whole life, right?
so, quick question:
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--> Find out why neuroscience shows we've been looking at procrastination all wrong
--> Discover your unique motivational style (there are at least three!) so you can work WITH your brain, instead of against it
--> Learn how to get more done by working when you're wired to (and without buying into hustle culture)
--> Walk away with (5) shortcuts to getting yourself "unstuck" for those inevitable moments you feel distracted, overwhelmed, or unmotivated