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# Meta Tasks

It's funny, I've started doing some kind of 'meta' tasks: If I recognize that I'm procrastinating on a task, I write down: 'Find subtask for $bigtask' And then some time later I come up with a subtask and write it down: 'Do $subtask' And that's it, after a while I do the subtask (since it's usually small) and effectively get started on the bigger task. And when you've started, you've already done the grunt work of defeating procrastination.

It's important to put in thought while creating todo points. If you invest 5 minutes in thinking about what subtasks you write down, it'll potentially save you hours in the long run.

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