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What to Do When You’re Motivated to Do Nothing

There’s no shortage of things to do, whether at home or in the workplace. If we don’t take action and make steady progress, we stay stagnant and fall behind.

But there will be days when we feel like doing nothing.

Do we need to buck up and get moving as quickly as possible? Or do we need to sit with the feeling, and slow down and rest?

What to do depends on the reasons you’re unmotivated and unproductive.

In episode 59 of The Incrementalist, you will learn:

1) The Procrastination Equation, a formula by Dr. Piers Steel that helps explains why you feel unmotivated and why you procrastinate.

2) 10 tips to get out of a mental slump and motivation rut.

To learn more by reading the transcript, go here.

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Dyan Williams is a solo lawyer who practices U.S. immigration law and legal ethics at Dyan Williams Law PLLC. She is also a productivity coach who helps working parents, lawyers, small business owners and other busy people turn their ideas into action, reduce overwhelm, and focus on what truly matters. She is the author of The Incrementalist: A Simple Productivity System to Create Big Results in Small Steps.