He explained that I should start working on a project as soon as it was assigned. An hour or so would do fine, he told me. He told me to come back to the project every day for at least a little bit and make progress on it slowly over time.
He explained that once your brain starts working on a problem, it doesn’t stop. If you get your mind wrapped around a problem with a fair bit of time left to solve it, the brain will solve the problem subconsciously over time and one day you’ll sit down to do some more work on it and the answer will be right in front of you.
“The choice we make as Australians to either punish or protect people fleeing for their lives has profound consequences for the strength of our national fabric. Punishment sends a message that we follow fear rather than a fair go. Protection embraces the potential that affirms us as Australians and shows that we don’t turn our backs on those in need.”—Asylum seekers go from nothing to zero under cruel policy