Time passes faster when you divide a big chunk into lots of smaller chunks. So, if you’re on an inescapably boring path, break it into units. And, for each dreaded task, ask yourself “What’s the most fun way I could do this?” Work at a coffee shop? Listen to your favorite music? Reward yourself upon its completion?
As Mary Poppins asserted, “In every task that must be done there is an element of fun. You find the fun and snap! The job’s a game.”