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Limited Budget of Attention

you dispose of a limited budget of attention that you can allocate to activities, and if you try to go beyond your budget, you will fail. (Location 317)

Boredom is required for anyone who wants to get some level of serious work done: ^8c361b

Or, akin to the Congressional Budget Office of waste, wasting energy on unnecessary meetings 202301092253

Willpower is a gas tank:

What Stoics discover, though, is that willpower is like muscle power: The more they exercise their muscles, the stronger they get, and the more they exercise their will, the stronger it gets. Indeed, by practicing Stoic self-denial techniques over a long period, Stoics can transform themselves into individuals remarkable for their courage and self-control. (Location 1413

Guard your deep work hours carefully 202301092304