The Everest Philosophy: A strategy to help you finish projects and assignments when you’re sick and tired of them

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The situation is this: you need to finish an assignment but you just can’t find the energy to get started. Quite frankly, you’re sick of this thing. So what do you do? You procrastinate.
Have you ever had this sort of experienced before?
If this has happened to you, you’ve probably got something called cook’s mouth.
What’s cook’s mouth?
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How to be a ‘Completionist’ (Not a Perfectionist)

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Have you ever said to yourself, “I won’t start writing that essay until I can get it absolutely perfect?” or “I won’t start that project until my desk and room are spotless”.
Welcome to the world (and trap) of perfectionism.
I come from a family of perfectionists. So I have first-hand real world experience of the debilitating […]

Arnie says “You can do it!”: How to failproof your goals

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Screen Shot 2016-01-02 at 8.37.59 pmAs a young bodybuilder with a thick Austrian accent Arnold Schwarzenegger declared to a sports journalist that he was going to be Hollywood’s biggest star.
When he’d accomplished that, his next goal was to enter politics. In 2003, he became the Governor of California and proceeded to implement measures to radically reduce California’s […]