'Is that you Fenrir?' asked Dumbledore.
'That's right,' rasped the other. 'Pleased to see me, Dumbledore?'
'No, I cannot say that I am…'
I love that even at the very end, Dumbldore has wit and style.
Procrastination often stems from our mixed or negative feelings about a certain task — we may be experiencing intimidation, fear of failure, or a lack of passion. As a result, we may view tasks as things to be overcome rather than experienced or achieved.
“Increasingly, psychologists and time-management consultants are focusing on a new strategy: helping procrastinators see how attempts at mood repair are sabotaging their efforts and learn to regulate their emotions in more productive ways,” wrote Sue Shellenbarger in the Wall Street Journal earlier this year. “[Dr. Pychyl] advises procrastinators to practice ‘time travel’— projecting themselves into the future to imagine the good feelings they will have after finishing a task, or the bad ones they will have if they don’t,” relieving the anxiety and worry they subconsciously feel about the future.
I recently went to Jerusalem and the West Bank on a short two and half week trip. It was my first time travelling alone, I thought I would hate it, but I LOVED it. I just wanted to share a few things I learnt on this trip, in the hope that it will encourage/help other would-be solo travellers: