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When we think about the future we want to make choices that lead to long-term benefits (“Yes, I'll save more!”), but when we think about today, we want to make choices that lead to short-term. immediate benefits (“I'll spend it right now.”).
To beat procrastination and make better long-term choices, find a way to make your present self act in the best interest of your future self. You have 3 primary options:
In a normal situation, you might choose to eat a cookie rather than eat vegetables. What if the cookie wasn’t there to begin with? It is much easier to make the right choice if you’re surrounded by better choices. Remove the distractions from your environment and create a space with better choice...
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