Do Explain with Christofer Lövgren

#23 - Just Do It, with Matt Goldenberg

February 19, 2021 Christofer Lövgren
Do Explain with Christofer Lövgren
#23 - Just Do It, with Matt Goldenberg
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Do Explain with Christofer Lövgren
#23 - Just Do It, with Matt Goldenberg
Feb 19, 2021
Christofer Lövgren

Christofer and motivational coach Matt Goldenberg speak about how to overcome procrastination and build non-coercive motivation systems in this episode of Do Explain. They discuss the mechanism of procrastination, coercive vs. non-coercive motivation, why most productivity systems fail, why self-love matters, practical tips and exercises, Memory Reconsolidation Theory, shadowwork, how to stay motivated during Covid-19, and other related topics.

Matt Goldenberg is a coach and teacher at http://ProcrastinationPlaybook.net, where he teaches people how to process their emotions and develop positive and consistent motivation systems. He can also be found at Twitter: @mattgoldenberg. 

Timestamps:

(4:30) - Matt's story 

(14:15) - What are the root causes of procrastination?

(17:00) - The philosophical and practical implications of non-coercion

(32:00) - Why coercion leads to inconsistent motivation

(40:00) - How to create self-love exercise

(49:00) - How to transition from self-loathing to self-love exercise

(58:00) - How to generate motivation exercise

(1:10:25) - Are people naturally productive?

(1:22:00) - What is memory reconsolidation? The root of emotional transformation

(1:34:52) - Basic tools for emotional transformation

(1:38:00) - Bodywork and somatic processing

(1:41:30) - The role of grieving in emotional processing.

(1:44:41) - What is shadow work?

(1:49:22) - Are all desires for violence and sexual deviance the result of trauma?

(1:51:52) - What causes procrastination?

(1:52:20) - How do you prioritize between projects?

(1:54:20) - How do you motivate yourself when working from home during quarantine?

(1:57:11) - How do you think about long-term planning?

(1:59:20) - How does overthinking relate to non-coercion?

(2:01:20) - How do you balance the 'inside-out' and 'outside-in' approaches to self-improvement?

Support the podcast at:
patreon.com/doexplain (monthly)
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Show Notes

Christofer and motivational coach Matt Goldenberg speak about how to overcome procrastination and build non-coercive motivation systems in this episode of Do Explain. They discuss the mechanism of procrastination, coercive vs. non-coercive motivation, why most productivity systems fail, why self-love matters, practical tips and exercises, Memory Reconsolidation Theory, shadowwork, how to stay motivated during Covid-19, and other related topics.

Matt Goldenberg is a coach and teacher at http://ProcrastinationPlaybook.net, where he teaches people how to process their emotions and develop positive and consistent motivation systems. He can also be found at Twitter: @mattgoldenberg. 

Timestamps:

(4:30) - Matt's story 

(14:15) - What are the root causes of procrastination?

(17:00) - The philosophical and practical implications of non-coercion

(32:00) - Why coercion leads to inconsistent motivation

(40:00) - How to create self-love exercise

(49:00) - How to transition from self-loathing to self-love exercise

(58:00) - How to generate motivation exercise

(1:10:25) - Are people naturally productive?

(1:22:00) - What is memory reconsolidation? The root of emotional transformation

(1:34:52) - Basic tools for emotional transformation

(1:38:00) - Bodywork and somatic processing

(1:41:30) - The role of grieving in emotional processing.

(1:44:41) - What is shadow work?

(1:49:22) - Are all desires for violence and sexual deviance the result of trauma?

(1:51:52) - What causes procrastination?

(1:52:20) - How do you prioritize between projects?

(1:54:20) - How do you motivate yourself when working from home during quarantine?

(1:57:11) - How do you think about long-term planning?

(1:59:20) - How does overthinking relate to non-coercion?

(2:01:20) - How do you balance the 'inside-out' and 'outside-in' approaches to self-improvement?

Support the podcast at:
patreon.com/doexplain (monthly)
ko-fi.com/doexplain (one-time)