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It was a normal day.
The outside world hummed the same tune as always. The mailman delivered the post at exactly 8:30 and the sound of wind clap and padding paws greeted me as I awoke from a dreamless night. It was another Tuesday of another month set in motion by the rotation of a universe I thought I knew so well.
Waking up, working out, finishing that essay, going to work to get that $chmoney– whatever it is, I’ve found every excuse in the book to put it off even for just a few minutes longer. Unfortunately, as life is, the things that benefit us most in the long run are usually the very ones we tend to avoid. More than that, finding the motivation to do them is like trying to find redeeming qualities in a Trump supporter.
After reliving this struggle over and over, I can’t deny that I’ve learned a few things that have helped me overcome that perpetual shadow to procrastination and cultivate motivation when I needed it most. And maybe it can help you too.