How To Get Stuff Done Even When You Don’t Feel Like It

As the New Year has dawned, many of us will have set New Year resolutions or goals. Most of the resolutions are audacious and we want to make sure we accomplish them before the end of the year. The challenge is to get stuff done even when you don’t feel like it.

What Is Decision Fatigue?

Decision fatigue is a well-documented phenomenon which indicates our ability to make good decisions deteriorates after a long session of decision making.

Now, you might be correct to assume that the judges were influenced by the actual merits of the case. However, the researchers found that the choices made by judges are impacted most by how many prior decisions they have had to make.

Why Is The Decision Fatigue Research  Important For You? The practical application of this research is that your willpower is like a muscle. And just like any other muscle which experiences fatigue after a few sets; your willpower can get fatigued when used consecutively over and over again without a break.

While we may not agree with everything he says, there are nine decades of wisdom buried in Warren Buffett’s quotes.

Decision fatigue happens to all of us every day in our lives. Most days we are faced with thousands of decisions; ranging from something as small as what should I wear today; to bigger life changing decisions.

As a result of the constant decision making throughout the day, we feel mentally exhausted by the end of the day to make good decisions.

Action Steps On How To Get Stuff Done 1. Define WHAT you want to achieve in the next 12 months. This could be anything from health to investing to a personal project. The goal is important because you want to make sure you have a true north as your guiding light.

2. Define WHY you want to achieve it.

Things will get tough. If you define your WHY; it will help you stay focused. Don’t stop at the first why but instead dig deeper with additional why questions.

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