Procrastination. Yes, you procrastinate. I’m sure. And I have a simple way to get rid of it. Tool: egg timer!
How? Sit down at your desk. Set your egg timer on 10 minutes. I know fore sure you have 10 minutes. Put the timer on, do what needs to be done.
Did the 10 minutes go well? Good for you! Put the timer on 10 minutes again and work for a further 10 minutes. Reward yourself with something nice.
Do you want to do it officially? Look here , there this technique is described, it’s called pomodoro technique.
Why I use 10 minutes instead of 25? Ten minutes are doable, for everyone, 25 can be a lot.
Just do it. It works!
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