How to overcome melancholy and procrastination

By Gidroman | Alexander Chernov | 19 Nov 2020

Do what you can with what you have where you are right now.


(Do what you can, with what you have, where you are - original)

A slightly modified quote from Theodore Roosevelt. Follow his advice, this is a universal remedy against procrastination, neuroses and other melancholy.

How and why does it work? The fact is that you are as efficient and productive as possible when you: firstly, you are in the present time, and not in hallucinations about the past or the future. Secondly, when you are focused on your capabilities, rather than reasons or limitations. And thirdly, when you put into practice your capabilities in the present tense directly now. But you don't expect that it will somehow be resolved.

Otherwise, you will spend all your energy, all your capabilities, all your resources on regretting the past or worrying about the future. You will never know who you really are and what you can, what opportunities you have. So if you up to this moment a sign was waiting, then here it is:


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I am a copywriter and marketer, also a musician, alias Gidroman

Alexander Chernov
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