You are Not Lazy or Undisciplined. You Have Internal Resistance.

Jane Elliott PhD
Counter Arts
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7 min readJul 15, 2021

Why you can’t just do it, and what to do instead

When I was writing my PhD I didn’t have bad weeks. I had bad months. The kind when each day you wake up thinking, “Today I will actually do the thing” and then you… don’t. Somehow the day ticks by and then it’s 11 pm and you still haven’t done the thing and it feels like you might as well go to bed and…