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Does the mood for IM work comes to you instantly or delayed?

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  1. Madruga

    Madruga Senior Member

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    Ok, it sounds retarded but I'll explain my question.

    I know that all our works differ, some are into seo, others are into product launches, others work with clients for various stuff, others are e-whoring, doing CPA related stuff or just scam people around.

    So, I have often days when I woke up, and have no mood to work. So I need to go out, do my things, or if I stay on my laptop, I simply don't have any mood to work. Don't get me wrong, I love my IM work, I know what I gotta do and I'm always open to try new things out.

    But here is what's happening to me: I stay like 5-6 hours wandering around the internet, and after a I get a bit tired, right at that time after I spend countless useless time on the internet, my mood for IM work gets activated. So I work, work, get productive, mood strangely elevated, feel inspired and focused on what I do. So I get sleepy and tired after a few hours, because 4 hours of IM + 8 hours of useless stumbling the internet makes it 12 hours. Don't go by these numbers, I'm just giving an example. I usually spend more time doing IM.

    My point is that I start to feel in shape more at the time when I start to feel tired and after many hours of doing useless things. Motivation is also coming up easily to me after a certain time, usually late in night, when I'm sleep & tired. And what I want is to wake up in the morning, do a shower, eat something healthy, maybe even go running a bit, and then start working and focusing only on IM. But plans like these never worked for me as I never tried to force myself into having a healthy routine, but just a random chaos of things. Well I hate routine, but I love habits.

    To sum up the thread regarding what I'm talking about, this pic would describe it perfectly:

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    Asshole brain is asshole.
     
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  2. Paranoid Android

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    I was just about to post a question like this yesterday, how do you bring about the mindset?
     
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    If I ever feel I'm just looking around the Internet I try and log onto Adsense or cj and see I've made like £7 that day so it inspires me to scale up and make more its really helpful but when I strayed out and I was making pennies like £0.10 a day I'd waist a lot of time doing nothing only when I was on say £1.00 a day it started me telly trying just hope it doesn't slow down when I get to say £50 a day and just thinking 'that will do' lol
     
  4. SilverMovieDownloads

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    Listening to good rock songs and old rap classics through earphones usually gives me motivation and drives me into the mindset of work.
     
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    Your Mind is like 2 Stroke Engine of Yamaha which Takes time to Get warm and start functioning Properly

    My Suggestion You Should have a Table of things in which you need to Write Down "Things to Do"
    When you don't know exactly what to do then you waste time on doing nothing

    Just my 2 cents sorry for bad English
     
  6. Madruga

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    What do you mean with the mindset?

    Yeah for me it used to be something like that, similar, yet different. I was into sonic work mode when I was seeing the daily $ dropping, and when I was making more than planned, I was getting chilled. But now I know, money are never enough, as much as you have them. Even when you'll reach your goal, you'll want more and more and more.

    When I put my headphones and let the duubstep kick in a max volume, I get another line of energy and keeps me focused too. But that's just another thing, it's just to help me not to get distracted.

    I just started doing this via a site I found -> todo.ly . I planned a lot of random things for IM work and both personal stuff. I check it everyday and it really helps me a lot in doing all the things I gotta do on time, instead of delaying or forgetting about them. But thing is I know what I gotta do, just that 'something' makes me delay it, waiting for the mood. So I get some motivational videos, and that kinda helps a bit, but..
     
  7. SilverMovieDownloads

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    Do you have ADHD by any chance? Not mentally retarded or anything like that. I mean do you have trouble focusing on one task? Do you have the habit of doing too many tasks at once? Are you easily distracted? Are you tired most of the time?
     
  8. chris1025

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    My god, this thing is happning to me, almost a year not in IM still nothing :(
    someone please tell me how to overcome this.
     
  9. SilverMovieDownloads

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    Is it that you can't seem to take action or once you try something it fails to make any money?
     
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    i did some little action, but once i've encounter some problem, kinda give up on it, and i cant scale it
     
  11. shailzrocks

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    EXACT SAME THING WITH ME. I GUESS MONEY MAKES US LAZY.

    Gotta Pull up my socks now..
     
  12. ppcgod

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    chris IM is really not that complicated bro, find something that makes $1 then once you have a method for that repeat it over and over and over using bots/outsourcing. best way for me to get things done is to set aside blocks of my day and devote them to work. example: today I let myself fuck around, play black ops2 all morning, but I also made the stipulation with myself if I am going to eff around all morning, I have to finish coding this bot I am working on... so I ended up finishing the bot in a few hours-- already $+180 bucks and its 9am.
    barter with yourself as motivation-- 'ok I can't go out to party UNLESS I try a new method for IM and make $10 today.' etc. if you are hard on yourself you can make it.

    Everyone loves IM because you don't have someone as your "boss" but no business works without bosses... you have to be your own and be disciplined and have some kind of work schedule to keep you going. GL to you guys.
     
  13. SilverMovieDownloads

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    The best thing to do is list the things a day prior then the next day just open it up and follow the steps. Listening to music and setting a timer can prevent you from getting distracted.

    Organization defeats Laziness.
     
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    I write to do list on paper notebook rather than on computer. But i got to admit i take too much time on random shit on internet which won't do any good.

    I think one of the problem is that many of us probably sit on computer all day, ateast i do, i find my self reading certain image board or forums quite often for a long time. Rather than that i think it would be better idea to go to sip some coffee or w/e at morning where you can socialize a bit. with that you don't need to feel alone that much rest of the day sitting at computer. ofc some people have offices or something like that so it might be help a bit.
     
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    This also happens to me when I'm at home. When I'm at home, I would surf the internet doing stupid stuffs than doing IM work.

    Then I started going out to do my work instead. I realize my work efficiency is at full capacity when I'm doing my work at a cafe or something.
     
  16. Beingakrant

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    Been there and faced a similar situation. Here's my solution:

    Plan in advance: Every night spend 15 minutes before you sleep on planning the next day. I have seen that it mentally prepares our brain. In other words, it tells that tomorrow you can't be lazy because you've following tasks in hand.

    To-do-list: Everyone keeps harping about to-do-list. I have seen that if we have a to-do-list front of us, then we can't run away from our responsibility.

    Train your brain: IM makes us too lazy and we take things for granted but if we become firm on what needs to be done rather than going by what our brain wishes us to do, then over a period of time, we'll have control over it. It's a gradual process. Remember, it became casual gradually, so it will come in your control gradually. What do I mean by bringing brain in control? For instance, you have an urgent deadline but you're not interested to work, then majority of us will just waste time and let the deadline pass. But, if we have complete control over our mind then we can drastically improve our life as a whole. Friends, it starts with small steps, like waking up early in the morning going for jog because your tummy is growing day-by-day. Self-control is also about avoiding junk food because your doctor said to avoid it. My father always says that Rome wasn't built in a day and it takes billions of drops to make an ocean so you just have to persist in order to have an awesome life.

    Take Breaks: There is no need to fuck up your body by sitting front of computer for many hours at a stretch. Take breaks after every couple of hours. 15 minutes break would be perfect to freshen up your mind and re-energize you.

    Meditate: I always thought that meditation is for old people and younger guys like me are just wasting time by doing it but when I started spending 15 minutes daily on meditation then I could see the change. Choose a particular time and spend next 15 minutes on meditation. The "mood" thing will then be under your control. You'll decide whether to go out and roam or slog your ass on your dream project. Believe it or not, Internet reduces our concentration and self-control, so there is grave need for us to take steps to increase our concentration. And meditation is the best bet.

    I hope this helps. I have a plenty of other ideas but for today, these are enough.

    Cheers :)
     
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  17. Madruga

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    No I don't have ADHD and I can focus good enough. I don't get distracted easily if I am focused on something I need to do, I can ignore and resisit to things like checking the Facebook for no reason or so. I'ts not that I have the habit of doing too many tasks at once, but it's more about the thing that I like doing more tasks at once, multitasking; and I can be very focused on each. Tired? Well, it depends a lot on many various things, because you see, I am still young and sometimes a young man needs to have fun too. And for me 'fun', has many meanings :)

    THIS IS IT I THINK! I think that I'm just a lazy ass pussy that complains about it instead of being a real man (that chews bees) and force myself do it. But... IM is a mental work, so it would be easier to force your body do a job if you don't have the mood, instead of forcing your mental to do something if you don't have the mood.

    That's it and I know it. I gotta work more on the discipline part, as for the scheduler too, but I did started recently on a site, a to do list, where I plan in a few hours the things I need to do in a day. And I can plan in a few hours things that I will be doing over a few days, weeks or even months, constantly updating it. Now I hope I'll manage to stick with it as well.

    Yeah, I'd recommend that too. Whenever you wake up, it would be better if you would just do something else instead of jumping directly on your computer, especially checking your FB. When I first started in IM, I used to wake up -> open computer -> check earnings. Eat -> check earnings. Shower - > Check earnings. Have sex or masturbation (jk ;D) -> check earnings. But this faded a lot, I rarely check earnings anymore for the autopilot methods I run.

    The best would be to wake up, eat, shower, coffee, maybe gym or just go out. 2 hours should be enough. And it should be crucial not to touch your internet when you wake up straight, just so that you can crave a bit about your e-stuff when you'll come back to it after.

    @BEINGAKRANT -> Thanks man!! I appreciate it! Repped. Will reply to you a bit later.
     
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    Thanks Madruga... It's always a pleasure to contribute something meaningful to the community. And in regards to meditation, I don't think you need a tutorial or something. All you need is to sit down at a place where there is no disturbance whatsoever and you're at ease, and then focus on your breathing with closed eyes. This is an ancient Buddhist technique of mediation and it goes a long way to improve concentration and brain control. Spend just one month on meditation and you'd notice some positive changes in yourself. :)

    Cheers :)
     
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  19. chris1025

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    thanks totally helps me what to do now, so that my 2013 would be a success.
     
  20. Madruga

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    I came to the conclusion that I already knew but always ignored: it matters a LOT how you START the day. Just jump out of the bed, wash yourself, make a coffee or tea, feed your dog, cat fish whatever, then do some exercise: either take a walk, or run/joggin, or pull some weights (or go to the gym),do some push-ups at home, something like that. After that, eat something that you enjoy, and after that you'll be ready to work in IM with a great mood in a great shape. Also doing meditation might improve the whole day a lot.

    Just saying :) I tried this today and I'm flyin' ;D