When I choose to not act on my problems, I'm nowhere closer to solving them. Instead of hammering out my work, I choose to waste time feeling bad about it. When I realized this, I came up with a motto to fight all these feelings that stop me from getting things done.
The basic beliefs that underlie common psychological traits were almost always formed in childhood, in our interactions with our parents.
Imagine a world with no bookstores. Personally, I just won't do it, because for me, this thought kept returning: bookstores are magical places.