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How to fight with yourself and win.

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April 16, 2016
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How to fight with yourself and win.

THOUGHTS ABOUT OUR BRAIN AND SELF MANAGEMENT

barrachri

April 16, 2016
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  1. H O W T O F I G H T W I T H
    Y O U R S E L F A N D W I N .
    T H O U G H T S A B O U T O U R B R A I N A N D S E L F M A N A G E M E N T
    @christianbarra - PYCON7

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  2. C O N T E N T S
    1. WE ARE NOT MADE FOR THIS WORLD (YET)
    2. DOCTOR JECKIL & MR. HIDE
    3. REASONS AND EXCUSES
    4. PRIORITIES
    5. POOR’S PARADOX
    6. ATTENTION & INTENTION
    7. SOME “SOLUTIONS”
    8. MY STORY
    9. BIBLIOGRAPHY & BOOKS

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  3. W E A R E N O T M A D E
    F O R T H I S W O R L D ( Y E T )
    PA R T 1 .

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  4. O U R B O D Y N E E D S
    N O T L E S S T H A N
    6 0 0 0 Y E A R S T O
    A D A P T ( E V O LV E )
    T I M E T O E V O LV E

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  5. W E H AV E T H E S A M E B R A I N
    O F 6 0 0 0 Y E A R S A G O

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  6. B U T T H E W O R L D I S
    C O M P L E T E LY D I F F E R E N T

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  7. D O C T O R J E C K I L L & M R . H Y D E
    PA R T 2 .

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  8. – AV E R A G E R E S P O N S E F R O M P E O P L E W H E N Y O U A S K
    A B O U T W H Y T H E Y C A N ’ T D O S O M E T H I N G
    “I would like to do that, but:
    1) I am too lazy
    2) I have no time
    3) I like chocolate
    4) *

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  9. T H E R E I S A PA R T
    O F Y O U R B R A I N
    T H AT L O O K S O N LY
    F O R “ P L E A S U R E ”
    T H A T V O I C E I N Y O U R H E A D

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  10. A S A C O N S E Q U E N C E S I T AV O I D S
    E V E RY K I N D O F “ U N P L E A S A N T ”
    T H I N G S

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  11. T H I S I S W H Y I T ’ S S O E A S Y T O D E V E L O P
    “ B A D H A B I T S ” A N D S O H A R D T O C O M P L E T E
    S O M E T H I N G W H E R E Y O U C A N FA I L .

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  12. • DRUGS
    • ALCHOOL
    • FOOD
    • FAILURES
    • *

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  13. R E A S O N S & E X C U S E S
    PA R T 3 .

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  14. – B E R N A R D R O T H
    “Reasons are bullshit.”

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  15. W E A R E
    O V E R W H E L M E D
    B Y R E A S O N S
    A N D E X C U S E S
    C O U N T H O W M A N Y T I M E S
    Y O U S A Y “ I A M S O R RY ”

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  16. B E C A U S E W E F E E L
    B E T T E R A F T E R T H E M .

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  17. P R I O R I T I E S
    PA R T 4 .

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  18. O N E O F T H E M O S T
    C O M M O N R E A S O N / E X C U S E :

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  19. I D O N ’ T H AV E ( E N O U G H ) T I M E .

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  20. W E H AV E 8 7 6 0
    H O U R S / Y E A R .
    T H E S A M E N U M B E R
    F O R E V E RY O N E .
    G U E S S W H A T ?

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  21. H O P E F U L LY Y O U W I L L
    H AV E 6 5 7 0 0 0 H O U R S .

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  22. Y O U N E E D T O S E T
    P R I O R I T I E S .

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  23. A K A C H O O S E WA N T Y O U WA N T T O
    D O A N D F O R G E T A B O U T T H E R E S T.

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  24. “ B U T I A L R E A D Y H AV E
    5 0 0 P R I O R I T I E S ! ”

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  25. – J I M C O L L I N S
    “If you have more than 3 priorities, you don’t have
    priorities at all.”

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  26. P O O R ’ S PA R A D O X
    PA R T 5 .

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  27. T H E B R A I N H A S A
    “ B A N D W I T H ” .

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  28. A K A L I M I T E D
    R E S O U R C E S

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  29. I F Y O U A R E O V E R W H E L M E D B Y
    S H O R T P R O B L E M S Y O U C A N ’ T P L A N
    A B O U T T H E F U T U R E .

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  30. T H I S I S W H Y I T ’ S M O R E E A S Y F O R
    P O O R P E O P L E T O G E T M O R E P O O R .

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  31. S H O R T P R O B L E M A R E B L O C K I N G Y O U R B R A I N
    T O T H I N K A B O U T S O M E T H I N G E L S E ( F O R
    E X A M P L E H O W T O I M P R O V E Y O U R L I F E ) .

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  32. T H I S I S A L S O W H Y
    D E A D L I N E S W O R K .

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  33. AT T E N T I O N & I N T E N T I O N
    PA R T 6 .

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  34. I W O U L D L I K E T O T H I S
    B U T *

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  35. W H E R E *
    • I will fail
    • I can’t
    • I don’t have time
    • I am not good enough
    • *

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  36. D O Y O U R E A L LY
    I N T E N D T O D O I T ?
    A R E Y O U W I L L I N G T O
    G I V E I T T H E AT T E N T I O N
    I T R E Q U I R E S ?
    T RY T O A S K T H E R I G H T
    Q U E S T I O N

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  37. M O S T O F T H E T I M E T H E
    A N S W E R I S : N O .

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  38. I C A N E X P L A I N T H I S C O N C E P T
    I N A M O R E “ N E R D Y ” WAY:

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  39. – M A S T E R Y O D A
    “Do or do not. There is no try”

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  40. “ M Y ” S O L U T I O N S
    PA R T 7 .

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  41. 4 S T E P S T O I M P R O V E Y O U R S E L F
    1. C H O O S E WA N T Y O U
    WA N T T O B E / D O
    2. P L A N H O W T O G E T T H E R E
    3. P R I O R I T I S E ( B U T R E A L LY ! )
    4. M A N A G E Y O U R T I M E A S A
    C O N S E Q U E N C E

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  42. W R I T E D O W N Y O U R
    P L A N !

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  43. O K , B U T I H AV E P R O B L E M
    I N M A N A G I N G M Y T I M E .

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  45. 2 5 M I N S O F P U R E
    C O N C E N T R AT I O N O N O N E TA S K

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  46. H O W C A N I M A N A G E
    D I S T R A C T I O N ?

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  48. D O W H AT E V E R I T TA K E S
    T O AV O I D D I S T R A C T I O N S .

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  49. 1. T U R N O F F Y O U R P H O N E
    2. B L O C K
    FA C E B O O K & C O M PA N Y
    3. U S E H E A D P H O N E S
    4. S O M E T H I N G E L S E ?

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  50. M Y S T O RY
    PA R T 8 .

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  51. ~ 1 0 5 K I L O G R A M S
    ~ 4 0 C I G A R E T S / D AY
    A L O T O F B A D H A B I T S …
    N O T P R O D U C T I V E I N
    H E A LT H Y WAY. .
    W H O I WA S

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  52. W H AT I WA N T E D T O B E / D O
    • F E E L M O R E H E A LT H Y
    • E AT M O R E H E A LT H Y
    • R E A D M O R E
    • B E M O R E P R O D U C T I V E
    • 7 5 K I L O G R A M S
    • T R AV E L

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  53. H O W T O G E T T H E R E
    • S T O P S M O K I N G
    • S T O P E AT I N G J U N K F O O D
    • B U Y A N A M A Z O N K I N D L E
    • S TA R T T O D O S O M E
    F I T N E S S A C T I V I T Y
    • G I V E U P W I T H M Y J O B
    • T R AV E L I N G

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  54. N O W
    • A L M O S T 7 0 K I L O G R A M S
    • 0 C I G A R E T S
    • E AT O N LY H E A LT H Y F O O D
    • I R E A D M O R E B O O K S
    • I T R A I N 3 D AY S / W E E K
    • I T R AV E L
    • M Y P R O D U C T I V E D AY I S
    D I V I D E D I N 1 2 P O M O D O R I

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  55. T H E S E W E R E M Y G O A L S .

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  56. Y O U H AV E T O F I N D
    Y O U R S .

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  57. A N D T H E N … .

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  58. W O R K O N Y O U R S E L F.

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  59. – R O B I N S . S H A R M A
    “Investing in yourself is the best investment you
    will ever make. it will not only improve your life, it
    will improve the lives of all those around you.”

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  60. S H A R E Y O U R T H O U G H T S W I T H M E :
    @ C H R I S T I A N B A R R A
    I F Y O U H AV E S O M E T H I N G M O R E P E R S O N A L :
    B A R R A C H R I @ G M A I L . C O M

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  61. B I B L I O G R A P H Y & B O O K S
    • Scientific American (October 2010)
    • Scarcity
    • The Achievement Habit
    • The Paradox of choice
    • 18 Minutes: Find your focus, master distraction and get the right
    things done
    • Start with Why
    • The 4-hour work week

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