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The more you work, the less it feels like a grind

Procrastinators severely overestimate how hard it is to finish a task.

While it can be very tough to start, you'll gain momentum and achieve ten times more work with the same willpower. The result will also be much more rewarding.

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You have over-committed and have no time left. Even if you have time, you sometimes don't see the point in spending time on those tasks.

Your interpretation of failure is preventing you from working.

Preparation scares you. You want improved quality when you didn't work for long enough to optimize. You may waste your time by giving too much time to irrelevant details.

You may love your work, but other tasks seem more appealing because you gravitate towards the path of least resistance.

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Your poor time-management/prioritization skills are setting you back. You hate routines because you feel they take away your freedom, but then you never have time to do what you love.

You overestimate your skills and underestimate the challenge. Your goals may be too small, or you didn't break the big goals into daily tasks.

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I firmly believe the main reason behind every six-figure freelancer is their habits. If you want to be a six-figure freelancer, then the first thing you need to do is make some habits that will help you climb the ladder of success faster than everyone else.

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