Productivity strategies are motivating because we realize our time is finite

Date created: 2022-03-22

I wouldn’t feel bad about a month-long binge on social media if I thought that time was infinite. But because it’s not, I want to change and might use productivity techniques to help.

Productivity strategies as a form of Regret minimisation. But scheduling every day down to the last minute can be a route to burnout, so the author recommends going easy on yourself too.