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''I can't be bothered!''

If I listen to this little voice in my head, I would never do anything.
This small bugger is always there, trying to stop me from doing things, new experiences, challenges.
As I cannot switch it off completely, I've learned to ignore it.
After couple minutes into the new activity, the voice is always gone.
And I am one little step closer to my goals.

Leszek

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