How to Make Yourself Do Something You Don’t Really Want to Do

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Maria Shimizu Christensen

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Word placement matters, even if it only tickles our unconscious. In the title, I wrote, “Don’t Really” rather than “Really Don’t”. If you really don’t want to do something I probably can’t help. “Really don’t” creates a much stronger barrier than what I wrote.

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Maria Shimizu Christensen

Writer. Maker. Featured in Medium’s 2021 list of Stories That Started Conversations. I write about life. https://www.mariashimizuchristensen.com