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The reasoning behind the two-minute rule

The two-minute rule is a defence against procrastination.

However, it is important to understand the reasoning behind the rule. The little tasks that pile up on our to-do lists start to snowball and eventually feel insurmountable. We spend more time thinking about not doing the task and feeling guilty about it than just doing it, such as filing a receipt, tidying your desk, or wiping a mirror.

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Advantages of the two-minute rule

  • The two-minute rule is simple and straightforward to implement.
  • It prevents procrastination before it starts. Instead of adding a task to a list to do in the future, it can be done now.
  • It creates momentum. Doing a small t...

The Reasoning Behind The 2–Minute Rule

The Reasoning Behind The 2–Minute Rule

The 2–Minute Rule overcomes procrastination by automating the decision-making process, making it so easy to start taking action that you can’t say no.

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The Logic Behind The Two-Minute Rule

  • Incorporating the two-minute rule as a habit should make it easier to follow, in time.
  • Once you start working on something, the chances of your giving up on it are negligible.
  • It provides a solution to all those small tasks that tend to get overshadowed ...

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