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snack wrote

haha butt slug

on another note:
if you were to reward yourself for accomplishing something, what would that look like?

i'm looking to motivate myself to finish a project and i want to try a different approach. usually i go for a stress-driven existential crisis strategy or just don't do it at all, but oh well.

First i thought i could bake myself a cake or make something else i enjoy eating. Then i thought i could buy myself new paint brushes, which is something i've wanted to do for some time, but i don't really like buying things. Then again, since it's supposed to be a special occasion this would be the perfect time to do so.
What else can you think of?

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Hibiscus_Syrup wrote

Your kinds of ideas are the same as my kinds of ideas.

Do you have something you've wanted for a while but weren't getting because you don't like spending dough? Get it. It's ok to spend dough one time.

So yeah I think you should bake yourself a cake and get some paintbrushes.

Other potential ideas would in some way correspond to the project you just finished. Did you finish writing something big that didn't allow you to do other stuff like read for fun? Read a thing for fun. That kinda thing.

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snack wrote

So yeah I think you should bake yourself a cake and get some paintbrushes.

Hell yeah, i'll do that! I'll get brushes and make myself a ridiculously big cake with a shit ton of fruit and have some people over.

I just started a book out of procrastination, but i guess after i finish it it will be some time before i'll be able to read for fun again, so that is also a good thing to look forward to!

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Hibiscus_Syrup wrote (edited )

Glad to hear it.

Cake is delicious. And painting is fun, and for me very pleasant and calm. Once I figure out what I wanna paint, at least.

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moonlune wrote (edited )

Cut it into very small parts and reward yourself a square of chocolate at each step.

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snack wrote

That could work if i weren't eating chocolate regularly anyways.

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