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amother




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Post  Fri, Jan 03 2020, 12:10 am
Need practical tips for getting things done. I always end up lazily sitting around and then I say ok I need to get better, and it just never happens. My phone is a problem but I can’t give up Instagram. Help! I’m a huge procrastinator and I really want to change that!
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amother




Ivory
 

Post  Fri, Jan 03 2020, 12:12 am
Omg are you my twin?
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amother




Cerise
 

Post  Fri, Jan 03 2020, 12:16 am
Triplet.
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honeymoon




 
 
 
 

Post  Fri, Jan 03 2020, 12:19 am
double post

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honeymoon




 
 
 
 

Post  Fri, Jan 03 2020, 12:20 am
Identical quadruplet here. (without the instagram part, for me its imamother.)

Op you are in good company.
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my mama




 
 
 
 

Post  Fri, Jan 03 2020, 12:29 am
I sometimes unplug my router if I want to get things done without a distraction. Maybe try that or shutting the mobile data on your phone so calls still come in but not much else.
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amother




Slategray
 

Post  Fri, Jan 03 2020, 12:39 am
I watch something while I clean... takes longer but at least it gets done. TMI
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meyerlemon44




 
 
 
 

Post  Tue, Jan 07 2020, 4:21 pm
Different tips work for different people, so try a bunch and see what motivates you. Find some podcasts/shiurim/audiobooks and listen to them while you clean. Track your phone usage and try to get it down--there are a few apps that can help you with this.
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ra_mom




 
 
 
 

Post  Tue, Jan 07 2020, 4:52 pm
Have you ever tried the Hakol B'seder hotline?
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avrahamama




 
 
 
 

Post  Tue, Jan 07 2020, 4:58 pm
[quote="ra_mom"]Have you ever tried the Hakol B'seder hotline?[/quote
What is that? Is it a staying organized and focused hotline?
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ra_mom




 
 
 
 

Post  Tue, Jan 07 2020, 5:16 pm
avrahamama wrote:
ra_mom wrote:
Have you ever tried the Hakol B'seder hotline?

What is that? Is it a staying organized and focused hotline?

It breaks down the tasks to 15 minutes a day so everything gets done in small intervals. You call in every day for that day's tasks.
(347) 772-1188


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avrahamama




 
 
 
 

Post  Tue, Jan 07 2020, 5:17 pm
What's the number? Is there a membership?
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ra_mom




 
 
 
 

Post  Tue, Jan 07 2020, 5:18 pm
avrahamama wrote:
What's the number? Is there a membership?

(347) 772-1188
No membership needed for this. They have expanded programs available that cost money, which I've never tried.
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tichellady




 
 
 
 

Post  Tue, Jan 07 2020, 5:19 pm
I like setting a timer for 15 or 20 minutes, putting my phone down and seeing how much I can get done, then taking a break and doing it again ( repeat as much as necessary)
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