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Setting mini goals and deadlines based on upcoming events is motivating.
I like to dangle carrots in front of me to keep me going in the right direction. Good carrots for me are, upcoming social events, like family reunions and weddings. Sometimes it's just knowing I'm going to see someone I don't see very often. Hope it helps you too!306
pick a small achievable goal: eat fruit only for breakfast or salad only for lunch, or pack lunch instead of buying all week. small deadline: this week only, or for the next two weeks. pick a deadline that's doable.
BIG ACHIEVEMENT : once you have accomplished your small goal you feel great, look at this small steps , toward your BIG goals.
be happy with your small success, the payoff is big :)
I recently got an iMac and I downloaded the iProcrastinate app. It is good because it helps me stay focused and get through the day. It lets you keep a to do list with deadlines under different categories, for example I have Church, Household Chores and Sparkpeople and I am sent alerts when a task is due. It has been a good way to manage my bucketlist as well and set up smaller jobs within a big task.
Its free! You can designate different tasks to days of the week and as you do each thing you can tick them off. Each task is added to a calender within the program which you can view to see what is coming up in the next month, or check off to remind yourself of what needs to be done.
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