How many times during the school day do you find yourself thinking - That’s not me! That’s not me – I don’t raise my hand during class discussions. (I might say the wrong thing.) I don’t volunteer to lead group projects. (It’s easier to herd sheep.) I don’t try out new activities. (I may not be good at them.)
There will always be reasons to justify your choices. But are they preventing you from mastering new skills that will help you move forward? The good news is that you
Here’s a typical situation – you’ve got a crazy amount of college application essays to write, on top of all your other commitments.
You really mean to get started. But right now it’s more important to check your phone. Or brush your teeth. Or take a nap. It’s called procrastination.
Try this instead: choose a theme song. That’s right. Music can change your mood and help you find the motivation to write.
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