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The 5 Second Rule

The 5 Second Rule

If you have an impulse to act on a goal, you must physically move within 5 seconds or your brain will kill the idea.

  • Start by counting backwards to yourself: 5-4-3-2-1. The counting will help you focus on the goal or commitment and distract you from the worries, thoughts and fears in your mind.
  • As soon as you reach "1", take a small positive action towards your goal. That’s it.

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