How to wean yourself off of escapism
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Escapism doesn’t make you lazy, but too much can turn into avoidance and make you stagnate instead of actively pursuing your goals.
It can cause problems with your productivity at work, in your personal relationships, and it can even cut yourself off from normal social circles.
Similar to the old myth that if someone is sitting too close to the big tube TV, you would ruin your eyes, there are some new myths and facts about how screens affect our vision.
There are many reasons why we begin projects but never finish them, and many of them actually have nothing to do with laziness, a lack of dedication, or an inability to follow through on something.
A lot of us probably fall into another category: those who struggle with the middle parts of a task.
If you're a total beginner at exercising, you may see other people doing things that may never seem possible for you. But that's not true. Everybody has to start somewhere. Even experienced exercisers feel that they want to be further along than they are now.
When you start, you only need to do what you can. If you can't run, you can walk and build from there.
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