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What are some ways to curb procrastination?

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2007-11-06 15:37:00
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procrasination is the thief of time. dont think about doing something, just go ahead and get it done, I have a friend, yes a friend - not me!, that procrastinates. This person bought a book on procrastination that was going to solve all his procrastination issues. The problem? He never "got around to it"! My view of this situation is that the book was overwhelming and there was just too much information. My friend was stopped in his tracks due to the shear volume of the book. So here is my solution for procrastination. Start off small. Instead of making huge changes to your lifestyle try to modify your actions a little bit each day. Making small, realistic changes can ward of frustration and tends to become part of your routine. It's like if you went on a diet. Drastically changing your diet overnight may work for a few days, but then you will go back to your old ways out of frustration, boredom, or just plain angst. The first thing you can do is make a list of what you want to accomplish each day. Give yourself 5 minutes at the most to work on this list. You should NOT have list making become your new procrastination technique! Take a look at your list. Often times we try to put too much on our plates. Cross off the items that don't need to be done that very day. Cut down your list until you have just the essential tasks that need to be completed. Rank the list of essentials with your preference for them. Write things like "easy to do" or "ugh - I don't want to do this". Take the tasks you prefer least and do those FIRST! Why? It gets them out of the way. Then continue through your list so that you end with your most preferred task. Pat yourself on the back each day as you check off items on your list. Tell others about your list so that you have accountability. Accountability can be a great motivator. Hmmm... Let me think about it... Answer:

I have a private rule: When I know I need to do something I wait until I'm ready and then I count to 3 in my head. Once I reach 3, I get up and do what needs done. I never-ever break the rule. It really works and has for some years....

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