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Ugh Fields

Pavlovian conditioning can cause humans to unconsciously flinch from even thinking about a serious personal problem they have, we call it an "Ugh Field". The Ugh Field forms a self-shadowing blind spot covering an area desperately in need of optimization, imposing huge costs.

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Published on Nov 28, 2020

Execute by Delay

You can start something you hate by programming yourself to do something by counting down from 10. Its easy to start counting - more than actually doing the activity. But with enough programming, you'll be able to start things when you reach 0.

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Published on Aug 10, 2020

Procrastination Behavior

Procrastination isn’t a inability to manage time, but a way of coping with challenging emotions and negative moods induced by certain tasks — boredom, anxiety, insecurity, frustration, resentment, self-doubt and beyond.

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Published on Aug 09, 2020