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Identify The Problems and address them like a game
Designing the Basic Framework
Assign points every time you accomplish a goal.
Maintain a progress system to help you see your progress to reaching your goals and unlocking rewards.
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
#1: Define your success and failure norms.
#2: Measure your progress with numbers.
#3: Assign rewards and punishments for every outcome.
#4: Keep your game simple.
#5: Go for the win!
#6: Make your game beautiful and be inspired to play it.
#7: Know when you're in-game and when you're chilling.
Use surprise rewards.
Our brains automatically look for evidence that matches up with what we believe about ourselves, but often disregards other evidence to the contrary.
To break this automatic tendency, ...
Talking back to your inner critic is an important part of taking away its power.
Telling the critic you don’t want to hear what it has to say begins to give you a sense of choice in the matter.
Self-criticism isn’t innate to us, it’s internalized based on outside influences, such as other people’s criticism, expectations, or standards. It’s a habit that can be unlearned or controlled.
One way to separate yourself from the self-criticism is to give it a name. Doing so, you better positioned to free yourself from its influence.