5 things that help me avoid procrastination

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I've followed the same 15 minute daily ritual on-and-off for the past five years. It's crazy simple but it helps to kickstart my day, avoid procrastination & focus on my work for much longer periods of time. Hope you get some takeaways to apply to your own routine. Look below for all the things I reference...
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Matt D'Avella
Matt D'Avella - 3 måneder siden
Here are the 5 things in my 15 minute daily ritual (go to description for links):
1. Make coffee.
2. Write out 1 to 3 most important tasks.
3. Find solitude (aka self-isolate while self-isolating 😂).
4. Headphones + Lo-Fi Beats/Deep Focus Playlist.
5. Eliminate distractions by using Freedom App + Deleting Social Apps before work.
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Debasish Biswas
Debasish Biswas - 2 dager siden
Which pen you are using can I know the name
Zo Jirushi
Zo Jirushi - 9 dager siden
Matt D'Avella what’s the name of the headphones at 6:45?
Cristian Perez Music
Cristian Perez Music - Måned siden
Just started implementing the 1 to 3 important tasks today and I love it, thanks for making this video it was super helpful :)
Feigning Happiness
Feigning Happiness - Måned siden
Finding solitude when you are stuck in your house with your family is so hard.
lynn ly
lynn ly - Måned siden
Dude you collabing with Thomas Frank and Better Ideas is so iconic... better than the Avengers crossover
Manoj Yvs
Manoj Yvs - 15 timer siden
Nice hair cut dude
Rabbit Lucky
Rabbit Lucky - 15 timer siden
Iwrsiya Nawar
Iwrsiya Nawar - Dag siden
at least his controller was on most of the YouTubers don't even have it on (or at least the ones I have seen)
Bhargava Ram Pentyala
Bhargava Ram Pentyala - Dag siden
Great Hairstyle Matt!
Ananye Kamboj
Ananye Kamboj - 2 dager siden
5:19 just asking why did you wrote
"Everything is fine" on the next page for 10 to 20 times
Is that something that matter
Curry Rice
Curry Rice - 2 dager siden
I’m down to be distracted by dancing penguin😂
Virtual Assistants Now
Virtual Assistants Now - 3 dager siden
How to be productive when you're feeling lazy: Have someone else do the work for you --> Boom 💥 --> virtualassistantservicesnow.com/
Glen Jauod
Glen Jauod - 4 dager siden
Bruno Ferreira
Bruno Ferreira - 5 dager siden
7:03 yes vocals take out my focus too
Mohamad Zakaria
Mohamad Zakaria - 6 dager siden
Rebecca Noelle
Rebecca Noelle - 7 dager siden
Hair looks good!
preethi jose
preethi jose - 7 dager siden
Your haircut is good.
Global Opvarmning
Global Opvarmning - 7 dager siden
POV: youre beginning to watch alot of this guys videos and other lifestyle ones too, and youre wondering if youre mentally stable or if its just the fact that you are secretly depressed and have every kind of social anxiety known. have a nice day!
Patrick McKenna
Patrick McKenna - 8 dager siden
Laughing when he doesn't get the res. Who is this bloke?!
Zo Jirushi
Zo Jirushi - 9 dager siden
Does anyone know the name of the headphones at 6:45?
Michael Nguyen
Michael Nguyen - 9 dager siden
2:12 the silent switch was on therefore the iPhone lock sound affect was just a sound affect add-on. Guarantee the MacBook Pro was dropped onto a blanket with a sound affect add-on. LOL
Natali Yavna
Natali Yavna - 10 dager siden
1:30 tell me that I'm not the only one who screaming "noooo"
Navid Tavana
Navid Tavana - 13 dager siden
Literally no value in this video ...just adds..
Ryan Howell
Ryan Howell - 14 dager siden
Who else is watching while procrastinating
Cosmic Wildflower
Cosmic Wildflower - 14 dager siden
I don't know why but YouTube been taking my likes off of your page. Hmmm
Agent Turtle
Agent Turtle - 15 dager siden
JustHarvy - 15 dager siden
When he said "freelancer" insta-liked
Lina E
Lina E - 15 dager siden
I watch these video instead of working and I still don't work 🤦‍♀️
O my gosh, what's wrong with me???
Nazi Aly
Nazi Aly - 16 dager siden
I wana marry an english man who is motivated and not a procastinator....is there anyone??
Marcelo Herrera
Marcelo Herrera - 18 dager siden
You should take a look on Pomodoros - Really useful
EVOLVE FREELY - 18 dager siden
I hate noise too
Ngọc Nguyễn Viết
Ngọc Nguyễn Viết - 18 dager siden
Have a ritual
Nagachari - 20 dager siden
I like your hair cut.
1susho1 - 20 dager siden
I cut my own hair too ... know how it feels mate
P T - 21 dag siden
Thanks. I am looking for a video about how not to procrastinate when it comes to administrative stuff.
Pepito Capio
Pepito Capio - 21 dag siden
Any behind the scene footage on that “accidental” macbook fall
Ushio Cheng
Ushio Cheng - 22 dager siden
Fun Fact: If you are watching this, you are probably procrastinating.
Kavita Reddy
Kavita Reddy - 23 dager siden
AWESOME JOB with the Haircut!
Love your videos
I sort of use it as a background, like audible.. I listen to your YouTube Videos while I am doing some artwork.
It's so useful as earlier I just used to listen to some music. But this is so much better.
I am learning so much. Getting to know the various perspectives to life. And in so many ways relate to all these and wonder that there are people who share similar views.
My small little world is indeed getting into a better place day after day.
Thank you for making these videos.
TCGAFROSAMURAI - 23 dager siden
Everything is fine. Everything is fine. Everything is fine.
Vannya Carrasco
Vannya Carrasco - 24 dager siden
I have noise canceling headphones and after wearing them for around 2 hours , it reaaally hurts :/
Koa - 24 dager siden
I cut my hair too bro 🤙🏽 looks clean as
LavKarriMD - 24 dager siden
I was watching this on my 2020 ipad pro holding it in a single hand for the first time without it's case, and when the macbook fell, I held onto it with two hands, got my case out, put it into it, got my ipad stand out, placed it on the table and carefully placed my ipad on it and continued watching the video. HOLY SHIT.
Ailurus Fulgens
Ailurus Fulgens - 24 dager siden
you literally do what i do... that’s weird since i rarely found any of my friends do the same thing to get focus as me
Patrice Cummings
Patrice Cummings - 24 dager siden
you have a good energy, thanks for this....gonna try
Ruslan Bagirov
Ruslan Bagirov - 24 dager siden
Can anyone please tell me which model are those headphones?
ItsaRandomista - 25 dager siden
I like the haircut! Super cute.. but yea the back is fucked up haha
محمدرضا پورمحمد
9:18 that's me when i cut my own hair , especially the back part!
Raine Phillips
Raine Phillips - 28 dager siden
Thank you! I really needed this!
Michael Tran
Michael Tran - 29 dager siden
Behind the scene clip on how you pushed the laptop off the table please! I'd like to think that there's a way of shooting that clip without damaging the laptop...but it looked so real, how did you do it? Or did you really pushed the laptop on the floor?
Chrystal Bess Redding
Chrystal Bess Redding - 29 dager siden
I've been through it and overachieved it in a matter of three months. I do not have social media on my mobile phone, just my laptop. TV shows & everything related to cable TV cancelled it. Netflix unsubscribed. HULU watch once every two months. My nieces in their rabbit towels, lol! And the many msgs. from my friends, I use an app that stores it away, and I get to see the msgs & pics during Saturday afternoon. Coffee, meats and dairy no more. Replaced by healthy drinks (homemade) and healthy meals. Emails are a hassle so I organized my incoming emails into Labels. Whatever I do not need goes into Spam Mail & gets deleted. Same as Matt I cannot work in a silent room, I set up my Easy-Listening Playlist and put on my headphones.
Sorry about the long comment. If you find it helpful or you wish to add what works best for you, write it below.
andres vargas
andres vargas - 29 dager siden
It’s a little bit of video on your ad
Meyss Hamoui
Meyss Hamoui - Måned siden
Lemme add this to 'Watch Later'
Nauzet 1387
Nauzet 1387 - Måned siden
Let's be honest, this is almost 10 minutes of products placements.......
Neena Vibes
Neena Vibes - Måned siden
You inspire me! As a new YouTuber, I aspire to be like you someday ❤️
Rozhelle - Måned siden
Did he just....show me my top 3 male motivational youtubers playing games? OH SHIT
Amkebe - Måned siden
I will stop procrastinating.... Now 💛💛
Rian Searcy
Rian Searcy - Måned siden
(Hopefully) No Mac Books were harmed during the making of this video
Gian Singh
Gian Singh - Måned siden
Everything is fine
martell presco
martell presco - Måned siden
Did you really crash your mac?
Aditi K
Aditi K - Måned siden
Ok so imma pretend your Mac is my social life
Lionel Lawrence
Lionel Lawrence - Måned siden
Step to overcome procastination
1. Be aware of your habit of procrastination
2. Block out time in advance
3. Do not multitask (coz we shall lose track and jump between apps)
4. Kick yourself if you sense you are diverting or talking yourself out of doing the task (most important )
Syed Basim
Syed Basim - Måned siden
Me: “Dad, why don’t you buy me a new laptop?”
Also me : 1:28
Adri Prejna
Adri Prejna - Måned siden
Friendly reminder that it's ok to take a few goddamn breaks during your workday.
Mauricio C.
Mauricio C. - Måned siden
Everything is fine.