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The guaranteed antidote to regrets

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Life goes by in a blur.

 

Is procrastination to blame for my regrets?

Is it to blame for yours?

Yes and yes.

Consider this guaranteed antidote – a deadline.

If we want to have a better future (healthier, wealthier, smarter, more content, etc) we create wonderful dreams in our minds about how we’re going to change.

But we fail to attach a deadline, thus enabling procrastination to never feel compelled to end.

The reason we avoid deadlines is two-fold:

  1. We think we have forever
  2. A deadline is too much pressure for something we don’t need right now

Long-term procrastination makes us a spectator in our own life.

The frustration is severe because it wasn’t that we never finished our dream, it’s that we never got started in the first place.

Deep regret.

 

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On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.

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