今日事,今日毕: Overcoming Procrastination: jīn rì shì, jīn rì bì


Pinyin: jīnrì shì, jīnrì bì,

Literally: Today's task, today's job to complete.

Meaning: Don't put off until tomorrow what can be done today.

One of the Chinese idioms that I like very much is 今日事,今日毕. This is also one of the secrets of learning Chinese Mandarin. Many times, someone have the problem of completing a task because of procrastination.

The good news is, procrastination can be overcome. There are strategies that can be learn to help yourself through and overcome procrastination.

Here's a video to share:

If a woman is sufficiently ambitious, determined and gifted -- there is practically nothing she can't do. -Helen Lawrenson


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