Question of the Day

Suggested by Carpe Librarium: "How do you avoid procrastination? Or are you a person who rarely faces that temptation?"

This is probably going to sound like a weird answer, but I avoid procrastination by just doing stuff. I have to think consciously about how I'm starting to procrastinate, and then I have to think consciously about how I'm going to regret procrastinating, and then I sometimes have to say out loud to myself, "Just fucking do it!", and then I have to make myself do it, lol.

Nothing else works. Not promising myself a reward if I get something done, not trying to guilt myself into it, not whipping up a motivating anxiety over possible consequences. There are no effective tricks. The only thing that works for me is just doing it!

And when I fail to just do something? Procrastination galore.

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