How to Stop Wasting Time and
Start Doing Awesome Work!
Have you ever found yourself saying, “I’ve GOT to stop wasting time!”

See if you can relate to this scenario. You wake up with a list of things you need to get done. You make your coffee and check your phone, and the next thing you know, an hour has passed. Instead of having a productive morning, you just wasted an hour looking at memes on Reddit. 

Yeah. I’ve certainly found myself in this situation many times. 

It’s frustrating and demoralizing to waste time when you have things to get done. And the worst part? Wasting time often leads to wasting more time, and it can be hard to break the cycle.

The good news is there are some simple, yet effective strategies you can use to stop wasting time and start doing the things that really matter. 

In this guide, we’re going to lay out 11 things you can start doing today to help you regain your focus and stop wasting valuable time. 
How To Stop Wasting Time: 11 Strategies
1.    Figure out your true goals and desires.
2.    Schedule your day.
3.    Rise early
4.    Work on your most important tasks first.
5.    Block distracting websites
6.    Do low-value work at specific times.
7.    Do deep work.
8.    Set deadlines.
9.    Manage your energy.
10. Use the Pomodoro technique.
11. Do activities/hobbies that truly enrich your life.

Stop Wasting Time and Start Doing Awesome Stuff! 
If you struggle with wasting time, don’t feel guilty. That won’t help. You’re human. We all waste time. 

If you want to know how to stop wasting time, channel your feelings of guilt into more constructive solutions. Reclaim your time by working on important things that will make a real difference in your life. And if you find yourself mindlessly wasting time, don’t beat yourself up. 

Just refocus your attention and get back to it. 

Now get out there and do something awesome.

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