If you have ADD or ADHD, you probably know a lot about procrastinating. It is one of our major and most common problems.
A very intelligent man is talking about his dishes, which are piling up in the sink. The bigger the pile is, the harder it is to tackle it, the more it is hanging over his head, and the more demoralized he is getting , which makes it harder to tackle the dishes or anything else.
He analyzes the situation and realizes that the big obstacle is not really the dishes; it’s the garbage can. He needs to use the garbage can to scrape the dishes, and it is filthy and he dreads cleaning it. This looms as a large and horribly unpleasant task before him, and he has been procrastinating. But he told himself it will only take five minutes and then it will be over. He cleaned it; it only took five minutes and was not quite as disgusting as he had imagined, and then it was done, and then he did the dishes with no problem.
this is example of chaining, where you have to x before you can do y, and y before you can do z
also a good example of “do the hard part first”
and of using small steps
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the links post was not sposed to be. can it be fixed? add or adhd/ dystechnologica