“Trying is the first step on the road to failure”
8 common causes of writer’s block and ways to overcome them.
The best researchers are driven by curiosity. Feynman described it as “the pleasure of finding things out”, and it seems to be a good way to stay engaged and interested in your work.
If, like me, you have a habit of procrastination, here’s a little trick you can use to get yourself going. When you procrastinate, you probably find yourself engaging in some kind of substitution task. You’ll suddenly think of something else that needs doing (like checking email for example) which you’ll find a way to rationalise. […]
Here’s a quick tip that could save you a lot of pain.