The 5 Minutes More Rule Or Trick

When you are about to abandon a task because you’ve had enough or feel you aren’t getting any where or are just bored then try applying the “5 minute Rule”. Say to yourself I will stick at it for just 5 minutes more and then I can give up or take a break. At the […]

Bootstrapping Your Way Out Of A Lethargic State

When a writer has writer’s block the only solution, as strange as it seems, is to write. So he must start writing anything a letter to a friend or relation, a shopping list, just anything. As soon as he writes a good phrase or sentence his enthusiasm and self-confidence will rise almost without him realizing […]

A Tool to Beat Procrastination and Time Wasting

Can A simple computer program Action Enforcer finally help you beat procrastination and time wasting?

Keep Calm and Carry On

That’s really great motivational slogan “Keep Calm and Carry On” . Apparently it was an UK Wartime Poster that was for some reason never used. OK we currently have a really gloomy economic outlook but really the “Merchants of Gloom” ie the media practically always something negative and doom-laden to report.  Really thy would like […]