How to do something you should, you can, but you don't?
A post about Beeminder, and how you can use it with trydeepwork.com
TLDR: trydeepwork.com integrates with Beeminder. If you already know about Beeminder, you can try out the integration at https://www.beeminder.com/trydeepwork. If you don’t know about Beeminder, keep reading.
Many times we find ourselves in a situation where we know we should do something, we are capable of doing it, but for some reason, we just don't. It could be a task, a goal, or a habit that we want to develop, but we struggle with maintaining consistency. Thankfully, Beeminder is available to help us overcome this challenge.
Beeminder is a goal-tracking and accountability platform designed to help you stay on track and reach your objectives. Its unique feature lies in its commitment contracts. When you set a goal on Beeminder, you also set the consequences (money!) for not meeting that goal.
However, these words alone fail to fully capture the utility of Beeminder. Each of its features has been thoughtfully designed, incorporating reverse psychology to provide additional motivation. For instance:
This is just an elaboration on a few of its features, and there are many more thoughtful ones that you probably don’t even notice (like the lack of “streaks”). And, if you are into data, you can nerd out with all their stats.
People have been using Beeminder to lose weight, finish their PhDs, build their companies, get a better job, or just floss regularly.
I have used Beeminder to:
In relation to trydeepwork.com, the team at Beeminder has generously agreed to integrate their tool with trydeepwork.com. This integration allows you to set a daily deep work contract with yourself, and Beeminder will ensure you accomplish it.
Here are the steps to set up this integration:
Note that this integration is still in beta, so you might encounter a few rough edges.
By combining trydeepwork.com and Beeminder, you can enhance your productivity and ensure that you make progress towards your objectives. Stay focused, stay accountable, and accomplish what matters most.