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Remind Yourself to Think About Your Future Self

We get preoccupied with things that make us busy in the present and often forget about our future selves. Here are some ways we can help remind ourselves:

  1. Create reminders to make your subconscious think about your future self.
  2. Plan your days and set those days towards achieving something you've always wanted.
  3. Set bigger goals and set a clear picture of what they are and how you want to achieve them.
  4. Associate your future with the present.

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Acting upon the reality of who you are now versus who you want to become is an important part of caring for your future self.

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  • Visualizing what you want your future to look like allows your mind to create a clear picture of who you will be or can be.
  • Allow yourself to experience discomfort in the present because it will only prepare you for future adversities. Not only wi...

  1. Work the hard tasks first - If you finish the easy tasks first there won't be any reason for you to push through your task list because it will seem even more difficult
  2. Place a buffer - Aim as high as you want but don't put too much pressure on you...

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