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Chapter 4. “What if I Don’t Feel Like Co... > Seven Tips for Motivating Yourself t...

Seven Tips for Motivating Yourself to Concentrate on Uninteresting Tasks

Tip 1. Use the Five Minute Plan to get yourself started.

A useful observation by well-regarded human behavioral psychologist William James is “we are more likely to act ourselves into feeling, than we are to feel ourselves into acting.” In other words, a good way to make yourself feel like doing something is to start it.


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