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Stop Wasting your time! 6 Hacks

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Stop Wasting your time! 6 Hacks

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1. Try the 2-Minutes Rule.

Most of the tasks you procrastinate on aren't difficult to complete.

. The first part of this rule is that if a task takes under two-minutes or less to complete, do it immediately.

Example: Responding to an email or tossing

your laundry into the dryer.

• The second part of this rule is what when starting new habits, it should take less than 2 minutes to do.

Once we get started, "we perceive the task as much less aversive than we do when we're avoiding it."

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Set Macro goals and Micro Quotas

Macro Goals should be your big-picture items.

Micro quotas are the minimum amount of work you must do daily to make your bigger goals a reality.

Quotas makes each day approachable. And your goals become achievable because of this.

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Working on a Single-task.

Multitasking is ineffective and of the biggest time wasters around. That's because the human brain can only focus on one things at a time.

. Do one thing at a time.

elminate distractions.

• Create a priority list. Take frequent breaks.

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Prioritize Like You're going on vacation

Think about your day as if you leave tommorrow on a long cruise with no internet connection.

• What do you do?

• Do you delegate?

• What do you ditch?

Suddenly you're hyper-aware and more efficient because the stakes are higher.

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Things lag, just go on and on, and internet wanes if you don't use clear time frames for projects and goals.

Time frames creates a sense of urgency and build momentum. Momentum creates speed.

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Forgive yourself.

Forgiveness allows the individuals to move past their maladaptive behavior and focus on the upcoming tasks without the burden of past acts to hinder doing it.

• We often avoid doing things that makes up feel bad.

That pent-up guilt of wasting time will keep repeating But, if you forgive yourself, You'll be able to break that cycle.

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CURATOR'S NOTE

Are you always staring out the window for countless minutes, even though you have work to do? Do you research useless information or play games on the Internet when you know you have more important, pressing tasks?