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The 3...2...1 Trick

All of us have great ideas, things we want to do today, or in the near future. However, we have trouble to find motivation and inspiration to go get it done.

Next time a task crosses your mind twice, that you don't want to do, use the 3...2...1 trick. Start counting down from 3 to 1, and when you hit 1, stop everything that you're doing. Go finish that task.


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Rules For This Trick To Work

Rules For This Trick To Work

The task has to be something that:

  1. Is possible
  2. Can be done right then and there, at the moment


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The Key To Make This Trick Work

The Key To Make This Trick Work

Make this trick a habit.

When you use this trick over and over to perform annoying tasks, it leads to the ability to build positive habits.

The key is: The 3...2...1 has to be engrained in your brain enough, that whenever you start the countdown, no matter what the task, you will do it.


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Every self help book/video provides us with several tricks to make our day better, and improve ourselves. However, all of them only work when we implement them in our lives.

To make a habit, it takes somewhere around 21 days. What are you waiting for? Take your first step now. Use the trick for one task you've been putting off, at the end of this article.


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Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going.



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