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Help me get over my decade-long addiction to the Internet.

I've been addicted to the Internet for a decade now and every aspect of my life has been affected. Help me rejoin society, get past this, learn time management skills, develop a work ethic, and piece my life back together. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 13, 2012 - 18 answers

Help me help myself get down to work

Strategies for getting things done, especially when those things are deeply important, pretty scary, and you have no idea how to start. [more inside]
posted by lizifer on Feb 21, 2012 - 19 answers

Keeping motivated when thrill of "new" is gone?

I get bored and lose interest in things so easily. This particularly hurts me when it comes to time management and doing the things that will develop my business over time. I get a spark of motivation and excitement when I discover a new system (hey, scheduling and mapping out long term tasks in GCal - neat!) or a new website (hey, Remember the Milk, I can jot down tasks before I forget them - very cool!) or new software (hey, I can't think of any right now, but - wow!). At first, I want to learn it, set it up and find excuses to use it, but it seems like that gets me about two weeks before I stop -- even if it actually made me feel good to use it! So, what to do? There are only so many shiny new toys out there, and I already have some really good ones that I know work. Do I just have to brute force myself to use the tools I have, or are there some tricks to keeping it at least somewhat enticing and interesting? [more inside]
posted by The Dutchman on Dec 7, 2010 - 11 answers

How do I stop worrying about things I don't need to worry about?

GTDFilter: I need help managing my time but it's something different. Not necessarily time for doing things but thinking about them. Basically, I cannot cope with multiple responsibilities effectively; even small things end up taking hours. [more inside]
posted by the_dude on May 2, 2009 - 2 answers

How to schedule my time as a freelance writer?

I'm in an enviable position, I guess. I am a freelance writer, with a free schedule (no outside commitments), an outside office to work in, no immediate financial pressure. So what's the problem? [more inside]
posted by different on Oct 3, 2006 - 14 answers

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