SCRIB­BLE DOWN YOUR WEEK

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Scared of do­ing a bad job? Your brain tries to pro­tect you from a flop by tun­ing out, says women’s health ex­pert Dr Carly Snyder* – so you’ll do any­thing but the task at hand (‘What Dis­ney princess are you?’ quiz, any­one?). The hack: Note down any thoughts you have about a project, good and bad. A study found that imag­in­ing ev­ery out­come – just the pos­i­tives – re­sulted in more en­ergy and pro­duc­tiv­ity**.

Your hand­writ­ing? NOT my fault

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