SCRIBBLE DOWN YOUR WEEK
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