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"It's like I go out of my way to not do the work I'm supposed to do." Well, that's exactly what you do and it helps thinking about why you avoid doing some coding. Sometimes this behaviour comes from thinking that you have to be in the right mood to start working, but the truth is, motivation comes while doing stuff, not before you start.

Another reason could be that you are afraid that the task is overwhelming, that you don't understand it, etc.

Try dividing whatever you want to do into tiny steps that don't take more than 15 minutes and tick them off in a list after finishing them.

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