The Best Way to Spend Bad Days

When you’re feeling zero motivation, lower the bar

Maarten van Doorn
Forge
Published in
4 min readMay 3, 2019

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Lying in my bed, on my back, I can feel it: Today is going to be a shitty day.

I briskly turn on my side — a desperate attempt to go back to sleep and wake up again, and maybe, miraculously, feel good. It doesn’t work. I’m awake. The bed is uncomfortable. But the alternative — getting out from under…

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Maarten van Doorn
Forge

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