The Instant Gratification Trap IQ Matrix will help you to better understanding the dire long-term consequences and impact that instant gratification has over our lives. Yes, things might initially seem pleasurable as temptations get the best of us, but the future outcomes of your short-term decisions are constantly shaping your long-term future and direction. The map outlines how not to get caught-up within the instant gratification trap, and instead shows you how to re-focus yourself on long-term rewards and the benefits that delayed gratification can bring into our lives.
Here is a quick breakdown of each branch of the Instant Gratification Trap IQ Matrix:
- Gratification Types: Breaks down the differences between instant gratification and delayed gratification, and the inevitable short and long-term consequences that may result as you travel along each path.
- Prepare for Action: Presents you with a five step process you can follow to help you avoid getting trapped by temptations and short-term pleasures that could threaten to derail your desired long-term objectives.
- Caught in Instant Gratification Trap: If you ever end up getting caught within the Instant Gratification trap you need a plan to immediately get yourself out. This branch outlines a four step process that will help you break away from indulging in short-term pleasures and temptations.
- Making Long-term Progress: Overcoming the habit of Instant Gratification is a process that can take a little time and a lot of effort and self-discipline. The final branch prepares you for the long-haul by presenting you with tips and guidelines that are likely to steer you away from short-term pleasures and instead re-focus you on long-term objectives that will positively impact your life at a higher level.
Stick with these principles, memorize and incorporate them into your daily life and routine, and you will progressively break away from the instant gratification trap and begin making better choices and life decisions that will increase your chances of attaining long-term success, happiness and fulfillment.
When you purchase the Instant Gratification Trap IQ Matrix you will receive:
- A PDF copy of the IQ Matrix, which you can use for printing in high resolution.
- A JPG image file of the IQ Matrix, which is ideal for viewing on tablets and mobile devices.
- A MindManager file for those who wish to edit the content of the IQ Matrix.
- A printable PDF summary of this IQ Matrix.
About the MindManager file format
This file can be opened and edited using MindManager mind mapping software. Alternatively you can also use iMindMap or the free mind mapping software xMind to open this map. Please however be aware that opening this file using another software besides MindManager will alter the formatting of the map. However, all content will be intact and the map can still be edited and reformatted to suit your purposes. This file is zipped and can be unzipped using file archiver software. We recommend you use the free open source 7-zip software.
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