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The Do Something principle

The Do Something principle

The principle states that the best way to overcome procrastination and make progress towards your goals is to simply take action, no matter how small.

We often get stuck in a cycle of inaction because we're waiting for the perfect moment or the right amount of motivation to strike. However, action breeds motivation. When you take action, even if it's just a small step, you start to feel a sense of momentum:

  • Don't wait for the perfect moment. Just start.
  • Break down your goals into small, manageable steps.
  • Reward yourself for taking action.
  • Don't be afraid to fail.

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