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The Inside View

What looks dreadful on a to-do list usually isn’t that bad when you’re in the middle of it. Focus on the good feelings in the moment.

Often, when you look at a task, you take the outside view: you forget the emotional component. And so something you may actually enjoy seems like a chore.

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The Inside View

Very often, when we look at a task, we take the outside view by forgetting about the emotional component. And that's how something we may actually enjoy becomes a chore.

  • The inside view requires you to focus on the middle of the task that you know you usually enjoy, not on startin...

You view a task in isolation

It can look easy when you view the task without considering the competing interests of outside forces.

It’s hard for an outsider to see how many competing forces can prevent what looks like easy decisions.

Start one step at a time

Start one step at a time

The longer and dustier your to-do list gets, the more it seems like a hopeless tangle.

But it’s a mirage, created when you try to map out everything in your head without actually doing anything. The whole list looks different the moment you knock off one tough thing.

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