One day to the next.

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There are good days, and there are bad days. When things are going well, it’s easy to assume they will continue to do so. When we are strong in defeating our challenges and overcoming states of inactivity, we project a great future for ourselves, only to our great disappointment as the result.

How do we avoid this trap? How can we hope to remain vigilant in the face of greatness, and hope to set goals in the “just right” zone, instead of overshooting as we do?

In a way, more planning can help, but only if we are able to remain firm and strict with ourselves. I don’t know about you, but I love to believe that I can do so much more than I can actually do. That way, planning is an ineffective way to stay humble.

The joy of achievement is great, and killing tasks day by day is exhilarating.

Clarity comes to mind when I think about my current productivity rut.

That is what I lack. The clarity to break down goals into smaller pieces, articles into torn fragments, and assume control over my own time. There are days when I’m rather happy with the results, but most of them are yet again filled with grief for a day ill-spent.

Have you any tips or suggestions? What has helped you regain momentum and reclaim control over your time?



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Zoran Spirkovski

Zoran Spirkovski


Zoran publishes a blog post on Medium every day. He writes about whatever is relevant in his mind on the day he writes. Follow to get updates.