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Everybody has times when they just can’t get themselves to work, some people more than others. Motivation to do your tasks can be a difficult thing to acquire, and I myself was wondering how I could get myself to actually do my tasks. I found an article that had some useful tips.

First off, part of the reason that I like this article is because it breaks it down into smaller tasks, which is also a decent way to motivate yourself. By finishing one part of a task, you can motivate yourself to finish the others, and therefore complete the whole thing. You want to give yourself an incentive to work and find a reward for your work that will give you motivation.

People tend to start strong and finish strong, but slack off in the middle. One way the article recommends to avoid this is by changing the way you think about the work. Spread out your time working on it more. Also, by thinking of the starting time differently, you may feel you are closer to finishing the project and therefore be more motivated to finish it.

By implementing these strategies, I hope I can be a more efficient worker. No more lazy allowed I guess.

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December 12, 2023 5:09 pm

Dear Ender
Your post made me think about different strategies i have used in my past. Like studying till the ice melts it helps you want to do the most u can before it melts. Something i wonder is is there even better tactics and are different tactics different for certain people.

December 11, 2023 5:17 pm

Dear Ender,
Your post made me think about the struggles people have when it comes to studying and how these strategies could help. For instance, you listed sectioning your work into parts and finishing section by section in order to motivate yourself to complete it all. This is a good tactic as it seems like it would help the student complete their work. Something I wonder is if these strategies dont work what else could?

Sincerely,
Antonia Mariscal

November 27, 2023 8:16 pm

Dear Ender,’
Your post made me think people have a hard time with work. Any type of work like a homework,chores, or a job. This made me think that a lot of people are lazy in this world. Something I wonder is what are other ways to help with laziness.

Sincerely,
Michael Lopez

October 23, 2023 3:47 am

I liked this post. Motivation is often something that needs to be learned. I found interesting that the middle of the task is the least motivated part. I wonder if doing something harder first will make you more motivated that if you did it last.

October 22, 2023 4:45 pm

I really like the purpose of this article. Because of COVID, I struggle with procrastination and have been trying to figure out how to break this habit. So ideas like setting goals to cause “intrinsic” motivation is very helpful. Speaking of intrinsic motivation, I wonder if extrinsic motivation is more popular among adults or teenagers and why that statistic would exist.

October 20, 2023 3:22 pm

I really liked this topic. I think this made a good point about dividing up the little tasks to make it more feasible for people who struggle. I enjoyed reading this article and I appreciate you sharing your thoughts.

October 20, 2023 3:19 pm

I think this post is very interesting. I have trouble with procrastination and motivation to get my work done. I have never tried to spread out my work instead of just powering through, so I would like to see if this is helpful for me. I also read this article, which gave some more helpful tips to overcoming procrastination, which I think you may enjoy.

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