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How to stop being lazy: 6 powerful strategies for 2021

Learn how to stop feeling guilty, not fear failure, stay accountable, + more tips to stop being lazy and start getting stuff done.

Ramit Sethi

Over the last 12 years, I’ve developed several models that increase productivity, and change behaviors for good.

Here are 6 things you have to know before even trying to stop being lazy.

How to stop being lazy: 6 important behaviors

  1. Whenever you say “should” — “Yeah, I really should do X” or “They should just do Y” — you have already lost.
  2. Guilt is not a productive emotion. Especially during a global pandemic, when everyone is struggling to adjust to new routines and work flows.
  3. Quick wins produce massive momentum for behavioral change. (Hint: This is why financial books that begin with “create a budget” are almost never effective. This is a massively important and frequently missed point.)
  4. Automation is more powerful than almost anyone can imagine.
  5. Simply “trying harder” will almost never work, yet most Americans follow this policy repeatedly for their entire lives.
  6. Tactics are not enough. Most of us have crippling barriers and invisible scripts that “screen” out even the most sophisticated tactics. (For example, I could give you the best tips on earning more ever created, but if you don’t believe you deserve money, nothing matters — you will not even process the tips.)

I can get into more of this later, but first, I wanted to share an extremely insightful comment I ran across about being lazy.

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How to stop being lazy: one Redditor’s answer

The answer one commenter gave was so insightful that I’m re-posting it here for my own readers:

QUESTION: How can I stop being so damn lazy?

BEST ANSWER: “Look man, there are literally hundreds of good ways to get on with the tasks on your plate.

I find a combination of good goal setting and use of things like The Pomodoro Technique work wonders for helping me get stuff done and move forward.

But it’s not so much about being productive. It’s about living up to your word.

I’m guessing that you’re a creative, intelligent sort of person. Are you a perfectionist? That seems likely. Oftentimes, people with those characteristics really get bogged down by the magnitude of the tasks in front of them. Doing something means risking failing at it. Sometimes that risk seems to loom so large, and the drive to perfectionism is so strong, that any sort of meaningful and productive task just seems like it’s not worth it. Why risk failing, when you can just do something else instead?

Of course, in the back of your mind you know that those choices are causing you to fail anyway. That’s why you’re miserable.

So you have to re-think things in a different way. First up, you have to give yourself permission to fail, permission to be less than perfect sometimes. Failing at something, making mistakes, opens up a great opportunity to learn something new.

Second, you have to recognize that laziness and procrastination are destructive to your word. When you take on a task you make a promise to somebody (perhaps just yourself, but somebody) that you will complete that task. Putting that off brings you out of integrity with your word in the matter. That’s not bad, or wrong, it just is what there is in the situation.

But integrity is the thing that makes life work. It is the structure that holds our interactions together. When integrity fails, the structure collapses. Honoring your word is the way to make sure that the integrity of the situation remains intact.

The best way to honor your word is to put it into some sort of reality. Start making and keeping a schedule, and a to-do list, if you don’t already. Start planning your actions, breaking them into smaller tasks that are more easily achievable. Those things serve as a very real reminder that you’ve made a promise that you need to keep. Your word has to be the thing that keeps you moving forward. Honoring that word has to become your primary motivation.

You also need to enlist others to keep you accountable. Get a friend to check up with you, and kick your ass. When you need motivating to take an action, somebody is there to hold you accountable for that action. This piece alone helped me finally finish up a college degree that had been awaiting completion for over 6 years. My friends found out, did all they could to help, and held me accountable to get it done.

But, most importantly, you have to recognize that honoring your word to yourself is absolutely critical. It’s easy to keep promises to others, we don’t like to disappoint. But it’s much harder to keep your word with yourself. You are every bit as deserving of that respect as anybody else who might be involved.

Change your perspective. It’ll change your life.

Nicely put. Let’s break it down — to stop being lazy, start by:

  • Giving yourself permission to fail — remember, guilt is not a productive emotion.
  • Honoring your word — when you commit to doing something, follow through.
  • Start planning your actions and breaking them into manageable chunks.
  • Get others to keep you accountable — a friend or accountability partner that will call you out if you start backsliding.

See the full discussion on how to stop being lazy here.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the main causes of laziness?

Being unmotivated or distracted are two major causes of laziness. But more often than not, people just don’t have good habits in place that help them be productive.

How do I stop being unmotivated?

There are three ways to motivate yourself:
1.) Plan for Failure
2.) Put it on Your Calendar
3.) Develop Laser Focus (yes, it’s possible)

Why am I so lazy and tired?

You may be unmotivated, distracted, or just not have good habits in place to help you be productive. Fortunately, learning to be more productive doesn’t have to be complicated.

How do I stop being lazy while working from home?

If you want to be more productive while working from home, you need to
1.) Accept reality
2.)Develop new routines
3.) Make sure you’ve got your work/life balance right
4.) Be careful not to get carried away with productivity apps

If you’re serious about kicking bad habits like laziness, start by reading my free e-book, The Ultimate Guide to Habits

Earlier this year, I spent 16 hours prepping for a very special interview. One of my mentors, Stanford psychologist BJ Fogg, taught me much of what I know about psychology and persuasion.

I asked him to spend an hour with me, where we would share our favorite techniques and tactics on behavioral change — on everything from money to exercising and flossing.

We talked about favorite persuasion studies from the academic research — then spent time sharing some of the persuasion models we’ve developed ourselves. And we recorded it.

It’s easy to find some jackass blogger who can write “TOP 10 EASY WAYS TO INFLUENCE YOUR NETWORK!!!” But finding someone who has a deep, thorough knowledge of academic research, plus practical persuasion is extraordinarily rare.

If you’re interested in how to change your own behavior, I strongly encourage you to listen to our conversation.

You can’t get this kind of material anywhere else, and BJ is a tremendous expert with a lifetime of experience.

But that interview is only one small part of my free e-book on creating great habits, breaking bad ones and performing to the peak of your ability.

In this guide, here are a few nuggets that I share:

  • How systems beat motivation every time when trying to change your behavior and form lasting habits.
  • The Treadmill of Disappointment and 3 easy steps to achieving any goal you set.
  • How even chocolate can be a powerful motivator for positive behavior change.
  • How to use “failure expectation” to stay on track after a setback.
  • Jerry Seinfeld’s system of building momentum, “Don’t break the chain.”
    The single best way of keeping laser-focused on achieving your goal, as well as the systems to achieve it.

Most importantly, instead of feeling guilty about being so lazy, you’ll learn practical ways to stop being lazy. And that is, quite simply, why this site exists.

Get the Ultimate Guide to Habits and actually achieve every goal that you set.

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  1. avatar

    Sounds to me that Ramit is a platinum member of Tony Robbins, both have great advice, but present it differently. But this post really makes me believe that Ramit is trying to be Tony. Both have their places, both have their audiences.

    Just thinking out loud here.

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    Joseph Dantes

    Cal Newport talks about another reason for “laziness”, or total demotivation, something he calls “deep procrastination,” which happens to a lot of college students.

    Cal lists the following reasons for procrastination:

    1. Fear (of both success and failure).
    2. Perfectionism.
    3. We think our work is of low quality.

    But the biggest, Cal says, is that, “Your brain doesn’t buy your plan.”

    Cal has good solutions for students. Ramit Sethi has good solutions for earning money. But these are specific rather than general answers.

    The real problem is not the plan itself, but the plan before the plan… or, HOW you plan.

    So what is the “plan before the plan?”

    It’s your info organization method – be it paper or digital. It’s how you process all your thoughts, including your tasks.

    A bad system generates mental resistance by exceeding the limits of your working and long-term memory, by creating info fragmentation, by failing to provide default procedural algorithms. Or by generating so much overhead that adherence is impossible.

    This is the slippage in the gears before action ever begins.

    Human working memory is limited to 7 items, and long-term memory forgets everything that isn’t vividly imprinted and then given spaced repetitions.

    If you automate your finances, how much more important to automate your brain?

    Only Cyborganize can do this.

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  4. avatar
    John Doe

    1. Details.

    Be very specific. If your goal is to make more money then you basically need to map out a business plan. Not a biz school type of plan, but a real business idea with concrete ways that you will make money off this thing, hopefully from the beginning. Even if you are a full time employee, you are still selling your time, and that’s a business. Map out your strategy for getting that raise or perhaps jumping ship.

    2. Treat it like a job.

    If you need to make more money and you have gone through step number one, then you need to create a space you can work from. Your day job provides this for you, so you don’t have a problem there. Unfortunately, you probably don’t have this for your “side” stuff. Everyone needs a place to work from. A student might study in the library. A web worker might work from Starbucks. Just make sure that you are getting out of your lounge space. You aren’t going to get anywhere if you are contemplating your options when you haven’t even put any clothes on for the day.

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    Ramit Sethi

    No idea what you are talking about

  7. avatar

    “In this conversion, here are a few nuggets that we share”

    Freudian slip

  8. avatar

    Took me a long time between buying your book and starting to read it. No surprise that it’s taken me a long time to make progress in reading a book on procrastination. Fear of failure/success is a huge hurdle.

  9. avatar

    Sigh. My first time on your blog in a while, and I was excited to see an interesting topic. Yet as usual, it requires some sort of sign-up at the end. Why? If you’re not going to use our email addresses to send us spammy appeals and sales pitches and whatnot, then why even require it?

    I’m already on the newsletter list, so I’m already hassled every time I visit this website with the popup invite to join. Now, to get content, I need to provide my information again.

    I see that you spent a lot of time on this phone call, and I have enjoyed your content in the past. Both of these things make me willing to sign up for something – I just wish I knew what I was signing up for. If you gave a reason for requiring our email address, I would feel a lot better about it.

    Also, just a comment on the sales pitch, the “testimonials” are really unhelpful. I would rather get a breakdown of the content of the phone call, like a table of contents, and a description from YOU of why it’s helpful. I suspect that the “Tony Robbins” comment you got stemmed from the structure of this (confusing) sales pitch.

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    Ramit Sethi

    If you click “Maybe later” on the popup, you will be cookie’d and won’t see the popup again.

    I think it’s more than fair to ask for your email address in exchange for this premium material that you can’t find anywhere else.

    If you think that (1) all I will do is sell things to you using (2) spammy appeals, then you really need to ask yourself whether you trust me to provide you useful material.

    If you do, then sign up and you’ll get the information, and you can decide on a day-by-day basis if I’m providing value to you. As usual, about 98% of my stuff is free.

    If not, why bother signing up? Unsubscribe and be on your way, and we won’t waste each other’s time.

    I suspect that someone who complains about “spammy appeals” is probably not right for this site.

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    Ramit Sethi

    Definitely. Can you share more about your fear of success?

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    Personally, when I get up in the morning the best thing for me to do is eat a good hearty breakfast and go work out. Whether thats going to the gym or going for a run around my neighborhood. I find that it makes my day a lot more productive.

    I try to focus on killing two birds with one stone to be more productive as well. For instance, when I go for a run, I run to a neighborhood that I am interested in buying real estate. And, it just makes it more enjoyable for me (since I enjoy and my passion is for real estate).

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    I’ve had some success changing my behavior by using positive reinforcement to try and make myself want to do something. For example, I want to want to workout regularly – if I can make the jump from “wanting to want” to “wanting to workout”, that’s a huge behavioral change, and makes behaviors easier to accomplish and automate because they are desirable. It also effectively combats procrastination.

    It’s a slow process, but I reinforce myself positively whenever I observe that I “want to want” to workout. Eventually – after about 4 weeks of continued observations of these thoughts and subsequent rewards – I noticed that I now want to workout. I’m interested to see how long this perspective will last, but it’s been a great experiment.

    Thanks for all the work, and the call with BJ – I learned a ton last time around.

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    I listened to this a while back. I’m going to give it another listen.

    The one point that I will never forget from this is the idea that you can convince people to do a few small things much easier than one big task (something along those lines).

    I’ve applied that tip to every single area of my life.

    No girl will ever go home with a stranger. Most will however agree to leave to grab a snack. The rest is up to you.

    Blog readers won’t just buy something from you. They will give you their email in exchange for a “free gift.” How you convert that over time is once again up to you.

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    Richard Millington

    I think the secret to beat most procrastination is to have a system. Something that feels easy.

    For example, I’m currently writing a lesson for a course I’m running. Everything was flowing until I reached a section I wasn’t sure how to tackle. This is usually where I decide to ‘take a quick break’. Perhaps check Twitter/FB/Blog comments etc. These breaks can turn into afternoon-long sessions if I spot something that interests me.

    My system these days is to identify that temptation to check those platforms and tell myself: “ok, I’m going to make the slightest dent in this next section, perhaps just 2 paragraphs, then take a break”. I use StayFocusd to lock me out of the time-sucking platforms after 10 minutes on any one day.

    I’ve found that once I’ve made the slightest dent into something, it’s a hundred times easier to get going again than when I don’t know how to begin.

    It’s not a perfect system, I wouldn’t be writing this common right now if it was, but I don’t want a perfect system. I’m at a level of productivity I’m very happy with.

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    sarah m.

    This is my first comment on this blog. I appreciated the BJ Fogg interview. The baby steps interview articulated a principle I practiced many years ago. I started running for enjoyment in college (10+ years ago). I started out telling myself I would just run a bit and stop when I no longer enjoyed it, even if I only made it two blocks. As I accomplished those goals, I would start adding time in very small increments. About three years later I ran a full marathon. I had forgotten about this principle. I’m currently working on some fitness goals, and have been inconsistent, probably because the lack of immediate results discourages me.

    I have also enjoyed some of your other material. I have identified some mental barriers relating to income and responsibility and failure. I’m recognizing a need to “fail more” — to attempt the process and use the results to fine tune the work. Additionally, being aware of certain mental barriers is enlightening. It’s difficult to work through and create the baby steps and systems to overcome them if I’m not cognizant of them. I also appreciated the insight that context can change attitude — I recently have seen very personal examples of how this principle plays out. Articulation of these ideas can definitely lead to productive action.

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    Again – just to clarify – I, too, agree that it’s fair to ask for our email addresses. I just think you should state WHY you’re asking for it.

    As you (probably don’t) know, I’ve been a subscriber for a long time. I go back and forth on this stuff. Among your readers, I am NOT alone in feeling like you send too many pitchy emails. Many people have complained about it.

    It is a little disheartening that, every time people complain about something, you tell us we’re not right for your site.

  18. avatar

    “Unconventional approaches BJ has used to help people get dream jobs, get speaking engagements, and get national recognition”

    Unconventional, BJ, dream job and national recognition should never be used in the same sentence…..

  19. avatar
    Michelle Brown

    Ramit – thanks for including my comment! I had forgotten about it but elements of that interview do often pop back into my head!

    I have found a way of influencing behaviour is through creating “Standard Work” and then auditing it, in a company environment, and having behaviour influence others who have trouble buying into a change process.

    Behavioural change on an individual level is more challenging but the principles are the same!

  20. avatar

    We love Ramit and Tony but I seriously doubt Ramit is trying to be like Tony. Hopefully you will hang around for a while to see how Ramit tackles these and other issues!

  21. avatar

    Nice psycho talk. I have a Phd in accounting with a concentration in behavioral psych. We all have anchoring heuristics that dictate behavior. Changing them is not simply using some code word like should have or would have. It takes significant behavioral change in our decision making processes not just a slick blog filled with Tony Robbins football coach Rah Rah talk. Please get serious and stop wasting the most important resource everyone has … TIME. Stanford has one of the best industrial psych departments in the world. Let’s use something in the DSM and not option.

  22. avatar
    Ramit Sethi

    Nice points. Perhaps you’ve missed the last 8 years of material on this blog.

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    I discovered (about 12 years ago) that a huge component of my lethargy/laziness came from my diet. Once I eliminated sugar, grain, and transfats from my diet, not only did I lose 100 lbs and improve my health, but I got a boost in my physical energy and my ability to focus my mind.

  26. avatar
    Joseph Dantes

    Same here. I think it would make sense for Ramit to partner with some kind of paleo diet info resource, since he’s interested in behavior change.

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  29. avatar
    Shaleen Shah

    Sometimes, I wonder if technology is to blame for this generation of slacktivists that we are all in. I guess, one can always think that there will be no tomorrow so they have to do their best – today. Love your insights, anyway.

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    My father always said I was lazy when I didn’t put the screwdriver back when I was done with it. I explained to him “If I was lazy, I would have never used the screwdriver in the first place.”

    I do not have fear of success nor failure. I am a perfectionist but a minimalist so it is even. I know my work is of high quality, though my clients believe my work is of a genius.

    Unfortunately, whenever I “begin to begin” a project, I instantaneously feel the urge of “I don’t want to do this”. It’s not a fear, it is a stubbornness.

    I am an INTP with asperger’s syndrome.

    Anyone care to throw a few nuggets this way?

  31. avatar
    Joseph Buchignani

    Given that you’re not lazy and have Aspergers, you’re probably experiencing anxiety produced by the mental resistance of a blossoming set of possibility trees and unprioritized actionables that you don’t know how to properly process into your digital info processing system.

    The hurdle of beginning to begin is what eliminating resistance by creating an automatic workflow is all about.

  32. avatar
    Blake Mills

    I often run into this, especially when I’m working from home. What I’ve found that works for me is regular quick phone calls with others in similar situations. Kind of a HooRa! motivational check-in a couple times during the day.

    This worked so well for me that I’m building a service specifically around automated short group accountability calls. It’s called 15 Minute Calls ( and you can set-up regular quick accountability calls for yourself. Enjoy and let me know if you stop by. 😉

  33. avatar

    Hi Ramit. Your views have certainly challenged my thoughts on personal finance. I have been one of “those” bloggers who tend to focus more on the save here and there – while sometimes neglecting that the greater reward can be in creating more income.

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    Also, I’m surprised this wasn’t mentioned before, but MEASUREMENT is critical – whatever you’re trying to change! Money, health, how many emails you sent today, whatever. If you really want to get good at something, find a way to measure it and stick it in your face, so that you can’t avoid it!

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    I disagree! The system isn’t the problem – deep procrastination is an indication of no motivation. However, motivation is a studied topic and there are strategies for biasing our own thinking to become more motivated. On my blog, I discuss motivation strategies originally developed to help drug addicts recover; a major motivation win ( Break out some metacognition and change your thinking first! Rock on!

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    How do you “reward” yourself?

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    We are lazy because it feels good fullstop.

    The problem is that this world is hardly inviting us to a wonderful life. We’re riding a self-destructing train, in which all passengers are aware of but can’t do anything about it.

    We are all a coincidental mistake with no real purpose other than making the world worse day by day and moaning about it apparently.

    Try to make the best out of it.

    – C

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    I was so lazy, I didn’t even finish the article….

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    too….. many …. big… words………

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    Do work son.

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    Hello. I’m mot usually lazy person or I didn’t used to be iv written list after list of what I want to do and do a time scale It didn’t work like stopping smoking getting more meals I did that for a while but got bored of it quite quickly I’m easily irritated by the smallest of things. I go to work at 7 and finish at 1 in the after noon. If I don’t do things like tyding straight away I won’t do it or I’ll do half a job still thinking I should really do it it won’t take long ect that with most things I’m always thinking of what I should be doing to improve my life and set my goals but I just rally don’t no why I’m not doing it doctors thinks it underractive thyroid. I’m not sure I agree how do I get out of this stage I used to be up and out the house walking the dogs either when I finished work in the night or when I was bored. The worst thing is TV bores me so much. Any advice?

  45. avatar
    Daniel Welsch

    I know people who call themselves perfectionists and don’t do much more than sit around watching TV. I guess the perfectionism is so paralyzing that they prefer to do something it’s impossible to fail at.

    Anyway, failure is almost never final. I’ve learned to accept imperfection and just put things out there, and it’s been a great strategy. You can always improve the product later, if it turns out to be more or less successful.

  46. avatar
    Kendrick Hammond

    Ever sense my previous employment fell threw, finding work has been hard/ near impossible for me. With the lack of a diploma I fear I’ll never be successful in my life. This fear has draw laziness upon me. I can no longer think strait or clearly anymore. I have a minimum amount of cash, and I am sick of it. I just want to be wealthy, and happy with myself. Please if anyone could leave me feedback, or an email of help I would appreciate it very much.

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    Was going to subscribe till I read your snarky reply to the reader who asked you to state why you ask for emails. Instead of answering the question, you try to push the issue back on them. Way to be professional (as I assume you like to think of yourself as). It could’ve been easy to say “I like to provide my readers updates on my content”, or “I like to send my subscribers extra content not posted on my page”. Not “If you are asking why, it means you don’t trust me (a completely random author). And if you don’t like why I’m asking, then unsubscribe and quit wasting my time”. I love to blog about inspirational and motivational pieces, but yours will definitely be a negative. Seemed like you and this page was going somewhere, but if you get that worked up over a legitimate question, obviously you have a lot to work on personally. And I will not be taking advice from someone who has a hard time with the little things.

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  50. avatar

    Simply I’m too lazy to read .. ironic

  51. avatar

    im so lazy, cant read this

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    I’m definitely carrot-and-stick driven, but if it’s only a stick I will hold out until the very last minute (deadlines, fines, etc.). A few years ago I created a “Procrastination List” and wrote down all the stupid things that I had been avoiding for months or even years and rated them by difficulty or time to complete. I then made a simple reward system: by earning X amount of points, I could by myself a new pair of Chuck Taylors. And it was enough to work for me. I knocked a bunch of looming items off my list over a number of weeks, and earned myself three new pairs of Chucks.

    I need to create a long-term version of this to tackle tasks like losing weight, finishing school, and getting out of debt. But I believe I can scale this up.

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    *buy, not by. >:(

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    This is awesome! I am 17 years old and moving out to college on my own next year. Thank you, Ramit, I will definitely use this and your other tools to help guide me. I’ve written out a year 1 finance plan for the coming year and I would really appreciate it if you could check it out.

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    I have also wondered why the request for email addresses appears so frequently EVEN IF I’M ALREADY ON THE LIST. I’m happy to receive the emails; I am capable of deciding whether to read them. I understand the request from NEW visitors but not the perpetual barrier to content. Where is the BJ Fogg podcast for those who are already subscribers? The annoying thing is putting my name and email into your system EVERY TIME I’d like to check out the free content you’re pointing to. Several times I’ve gone through the loop and never arrive at the thing I was being directed toward (or it seems like the content/offer has expired and is now part of a paid product). I know I’m on your list with two email addresses after chasing what I thought would be a file/ebook on email scripts.

  56. avatar

    I get why you ask for our email addresses…its too keep “us” that procrastinate encouraged…I get it.
    I get the Tony pitch… I love it! I love the Ramit pitches… I love it. I love it because I know ONE day, ONE soon I will open an email from Ramit and say, “Damn, it… this is my day to make a choice.”
    Please keep the positive messages flowing. Because I do read them.

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    A plan before the plan seems more like a good way to procrastinate further to me. Where does that madness end- a plan to plan for the plan that we are planning, and lets not forget the plan we need to generate in order to get to the plan that we are planning of doing on how we plan to create our plan.

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    Lisa Wimberley

    We all have advantages and disadvantages. Someone has many advantages, someone less. But worth remembering every good side has backward side, as described here
    Actually this lack is in each of us. Who says he do not have laziness – it’s not true. Sooner or later each of us in life comes a time when he wants to give up and just do nothing. It is a moment of weakness and laziness. But this does not mean that this person is weak, eventually we are just people!
    Any workaholic, can give up and just do nothing. Well as any laziest person can change his life and begin to walk to his goal!
    The most important thing that we must remember: no matter how difficult it is now, no matter how many reasons you have to give up, important always remember one reason to go on. This reason may be for each different: to prove to your parents, loved ones prove to yourself as thesis writing here There thesis writing about our weaknesses and how to fight with them!
    But most importantly, you should never forget for what you fighting, for what you go on. And for those who are lazy and afraid to make the first move. You should know in your power change your life, enough to make it – the first step and your life will change! Besides there will always be people w

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    We all have advantages and disadvantages. Someone has many advantages, someone less. But worth remembering every good side has backward side, as described here (
    Actually this lack is in each of us. Who says he do not have laziness – it’s not true. Sooner or later each of us in life comes a time when he wants to give up and just do nothing. It is a moment of weakness and laziness. But this does not mean that this person is weak, eventually we are just people!
    Any workaholic, can give up and just do nothing. Well as any laziest person can change his life and begin to walk to his goal!
    The most important thing that we must remember: no matter how difficult it is now, no matter how many reasons you have to give up, important always remember one reason to go on. This reason may be for each different: to prove to your parents, loved ones prove to yourself as thesis writing here ( ). There thesis writing about our weaknesses and how to fight with them! 
    But most importantly, you should never forget for what you fighting, for what you go on. And for those who are lazy and afraid to make the first move. You should know in your power change your life, enough to make it – the first step and your life will change! Besides there will always be people who will help you!

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    The 4 keys to finding ambition – 9Gag

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    The 4 keys to finding ambition | War On Life

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    I couldn’t finish reading this article, it’s too long and I’m lazy

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    im too lazy to read all that, can somebody sum it up for me

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    Try not to confuse laziness with inability to manage your time.
    If you can’t manage your time, you can’t do anything.
    Laziness is when you know what you want, but you don’t understand why you need it.
    The lack of understanding of what you do is the exact definition of laziness. The most difficult stuff is to force yourself to grow, study
    and work hard)) will help you!

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    And i’m too lazy to read them all

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    Tony Santoro

    Yes. But sometimes I think there’s a deeper psychological issue behind this. Some of the celebrities also say that they are lazy but they WORK when it comes down to it. So, maybe just pick a fun job to start with? I don’t know, just putting it out there!