Next to each item in your 'avoid' list, jot... - Deepstash

Next to each item in your 'avoid' list, jot down particular measures to introduce friction. Conversely, list actions to eliminate friction for the things you want to do.


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Do you find it challenging to initiate your dream project? Are you frequently postponing essential activities until later in the day? Do you find yourself easily distracted by external factors, leading to feelings of dissatisfaction and anxiety? Instead of commencing your day with a significant task, do you find yourself first checking your emails or the number of likes on your most recent Instagram post?

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