June 04, 2019
A powerful insight of mine about hacking perfectionism, feeling better, being more productive and unblocking myself to get things done.
Here is a common situation I have encountered plenty of times:
Idea ⇒ Inspiration ⇒ Perfectionism ⇒ Block
And here is mine insight on why this is happening.
Let’s unwrap it.
Once I’ve read a powerful opinion about the mood. And an insight I’ve experienced is this:
Mood represents the momentum. Momentum leads to actions.
Momentum is like a wave you can climb and ride. It’s just so easier when it’s fun and joyful. It’s a really nice friend to accompany your actions.
And it clicked for me.
The mood is not only nice to have. The mood is quite a requirement.
You can definitely ignore it and fight through. But it’s a totally different strategy.
If you want to explore roots of this insight, check out this long-read.
My experience from a perspective of mood and momentum: perfectionism is their biggest nemesis!
It’s extremely hard for me to combine «perfect» and «fun». Fun vs perfect is a tradeoff I have to negotiate about with myself.
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