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How I get motivated today

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by thetraveller, Jun 9, 2012.

  1. thetraveller

    thetraveller Senior Member

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    Every morning I first read some webmaster-related news, just to be up to date in my field.

    So I wake up today and read about the latest penguin algo shift on a webmaster forum, which I'm already aware of from some time (the penguin) since its already halfed my income. Storming my already worried brain about how the shit I will get out of this and prevail...

    I then leave it all behind went on youtube and search for some music (cafe del mar mix) that I like listening to. Put in on play, made a coffee, returned at comp and the vid was playing - changing nice images - made me feel good. I then told to myself: "As long as people needs to interact to each other, no one can stop me to put my plans in action, as long as you have creativity you'll find a way to succeed."

    I just want to say that music is like a ritual - music that you like with images you love can help you get out of the worry trap and make you feel much better - being calmer - which is the first thing you need toward organizing your mind to succeed.
     
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  2. xxtoni

    xxtoni Junior Member

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    Habits and routines are key to success. Doing work can at first require a lot of willpower and you will often give up, but once it turns into a habit it becomes automatic, like breathing. So the key is to just keep it up until it becomes a habit and then...well you're in the ballpark!
     
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    thetraveller Senior Member

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    Very true, work hard to get in the ballpark.
     
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    Thank you both for the early-morning inspiration.
     
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    Good for you, I got semi-drunk as soon as I woke up today, now I'm just sipping vodka with OJ, too lazy to do anything.
     
  6. xxtoni

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    lol, actually I can help you there.

    Sometimes, and just sometimes when I can't focus and I've exhausted all my other options I get myself a good bottle of wine (bult a wine rack in my office for this purpose and since part of my office is underground the conditions for the wine are good as well) so as I was saying I get myself a nice bottle of wine and some parmigiano and start drinking slowly, after 'bout half an hour the alcohol clears out my head and I can focus on my work.

    Obviously this won't work for everyone but sure as hell works for me.
     
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    well, after a bottle of vodka and a little nap I feel much better, I'm gonna drink some coffee and study for my upcoming exams at uni.