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7. Curb perfectionism

Give yourself permission to make mistakes. When we make mistakes, we learn, and we grow.

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6. Minimise cabin fever

  • Use your lunchbreak to go outside.
  • Take your laptop to a coffee shop or library for a change of scenery.

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3. Avoid distractions

You might like to work with something happening in the background, and that's okay. But you should minimise other distractions. That might mean turning off notifications, staying off social media, or setting an autoresponder to emails.

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5. Manage your time

Find a productivity technique that works for you. Try the pomodoro techniqueโ€”set a 25 minute timer, focus only on the one task, then take a 5 minute break.

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Done is better than perfect.

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1. Introduce routine

For freelancers, clients don't usually care about your working hours, as long as you get projects in on time. Introduce a routine that works around when you are most productive, even if it means working in the evening instead of the morning. Just make sure you have a set start time and a...

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2. Prioritise tasks

Start the day with a list of everything that needs to be completed by the end of the day. Prioritise them, and tick things off as you go.

If you are easily overwhelmed, break each task down into small manageable chunks so it's easier to do one step at a time.

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4. Stay focused

Multitasking isn't effectiveโ€”it lowers productivity and can lead to feeling overwhelmed.ย 

  • Focus on one task until it's complete.
  • Say no to work that you don't need to do or can be done by someone else.
  • Don't keep too many tabs or screens open.

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Almost everyone has said something hurtful, forgotten an important event, or betrayed someone they love.

We have to remember that our mistakes do not define us. If we learn and grow from them, then they make us better people.ย Forgive yourself, and give yourself credit for trying not ...

Overcome perfectionism

Winston Churchill summed it up well, โ€œPerfection(ism) is the enemy of progress.โ€

The fear of making mistakes keeps many of us paralyzed and unable to begin. We learn by doing and making mistakes.ย 

When we give ourselves permission to fail, we, at the same time, give ourselves permission to excel.

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