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How to Beat Procrastination (with science)

How to Beat Procrastination (with science)

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How do you procrastinate

How do you procrastinate

How do you procrastinate? What are your triggers and distractions?

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Procrastination As an addiction.

Procrastination As an addiction.

What's the difference between procrastination As a behavior and as a n addiction. As humans it's natural to procrastinate but as an addiction you are dependent on this behavior to a level for this is the reason for your living.

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"Procrastination addiction damages your ability to focus and self regulate"

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<p>Social media as an example ...

Social media as an example gives you high frequency low effort dopamine spikes.

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<p>This becomes a problem as t...

This becomes a problem as these high frequency, low effort, high dopamine actions or behaviors doesn't exist in real lif

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How Do You Define Your Sucess

How Do You Define Your Sucess

What is success for you? Is it a job, business, getting in shape

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<p>As a doctor the author expl...

As a doctor the author explains how his job is not high frequency low effort dopamine hits.

In real everyday life it is not possible to have these high frequency low effort dopamine that leads to success.

The author further explains it's abnormal to have these high dopamine spikes every 30 seconds in real life

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How to Understand Your Procrastination Addiction?

How to Understand Your Procrastination Addiction?

#1 Map out all distractions.

#2 Remove all these distractions completely.

If you procrastinate in anyway or feels "withdrawal " in anyway, you are addicted to procrastination.

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This Is Not ADHD.

This Is Not ADHD.

This is not as ADHD which is neuro developmental disorder. Procrastination is more like an environmental behavioural issue. But smartphone or this inattention could trigger or even lead to this disorder.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8129617/#:~:text=21%20Depression%20has%20a%20significant,to%20poor%20attention%20and%20inhibition

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What Are The Solutions

What Are The Solutions

#1 remove your triggers and distractions

#2 Do a dopamine detox

#3 Mindful meditation.

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"Meditation Helps The Focus Muscle"

"Meditation Helps The Focus Muscle"

The author recommends

20-30 minutes/every day for 2-3 weeks

to start seeing some benefit.

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