Hello Stranger

January 29, 2014

It’s already mid-morning, but have you really started writing yet? If you’re procrastinating, it might be because you see your future self as a stranger. Psychologists believe that because we don’t know who we will be years from now, we fail to make good decisions for the long term. Perhaps both your current and future selves can agree you just want to finish that novel already.

is an associate editor for The Millions and an editor in Atlanta. She tweets at @temalone.

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