Tell yourself that after every chapter you read, you are going to reward yourself with the next episode of the show you like.
After doing so for a while, you will start to actually like reading, because your brain will associate it with something pleasant.
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One of the main reasons we start reading books and never finish them is the fact that those books seem too big and intimidating.
When you break down a book and measure your progress by its chapters, your brain will no longer see it as a huge obstacle you have to overcome.
85 % of millionaires read at least two books per months.
So, as cliche as it sounds, people who read, succeed.
The biggest problem with reading is the starting point, actually starting to read - we buy tons on books for "later" and we never read them.
By physically scheduling a time and place for starting to read, you're setting an appoint to do so. And we tend to respect our appointments.
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To achieve a goal you're trying to avoid, first, you overcome the resistance. So you combine an activity you're avoiding to one that you actually love ~Temptation Bundling~ like "I'm allowed to enjoy indulgent entertainment while I’m exercising at the gym".
Here's some techniques that you can start using to turn your motivation on its head:
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