When you don't have to get anything done, do you still put in the effort?
Do you still check something off the to-do list if nobody is watching, and you have all the time in the world to cross it off? Or do you need some pressure? Maybe you need a little more skin in the game.
Consequences are the only reason anything gets done.
For me, a writer, that means deadlines.
I typed these words at 4:46am this morning when I realized I had no email scheduled for today. I got out of bed to make the deadline.
Set a tiny goal today. With a deadline.
Then make sure you get it done.
Just for the practice.
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