074: How to Fight Procrastination

 

 

When we think of procrastination, it’s easy to believe that it is simply about poor time management, but in reality, it has nothing to do with time management and everything to do with our emotions.

 
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When we think of procrastination, it’s easy to believe that it is simply about poor time management, but in reality, it has nothing to do with time management and everything to do with our emotions. Today, I’m sharing the most common excuses we use to justify our procrastination & tips on how to combat each of those excuses. It is so important to press into the excuses we give, to recognize the harm that procrastination is doing to your work and to commit to change.

 
 

Show Notes

What’s In This Episode:

  • Fight Procrastination: Why it’s not about time management 

  • Letting go of the shame & guilt associated with procrastination 

  • Questions to ask yourself when you can’t get started on a task 

  • 6 excuses you’re using to justify procrastination & tips on how to combat each

  • Commit to tackling your procrastination mindset

What To Do Next:

  • Listen to Episode 053 to learn how you can become your future self and stop holding back. 

  • Recognize the harm that procrastination is doing to your work and commit to change through staying accountable with others, being intentional or even keeping inspiring notes near your workspace.


Loved this episode? Tune into next weeks!

 
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“When you procrastinate, you’re failing to believe in yourself.”

@tonya_i_dalton

 

Resources & Links

Resources & Links:

  • Episodes Mentioned: Season 5, Episode 053: Become Your Future Self,

  • Season 3, Episode 027: Eating the Elephant: Creating Personalized Systems,

  • Season 6, Episode 071: Are You a Self Interrupter?,

  • The Week Ender: Parkinson’s Law