It's a human tendency to want more, with less effort. Because of this, we tend not to feel satisfied no matter what we do, no matter how hard we work. We forget to cherish what we have achieved so far, and focus solely on when the goal will be completed.
Don't simply write down the tasks you want to accomplish. Order them from start to finish in such a way that they align with rest of your day and complete themselves without you knowing.
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