Tips For Stopping Procrastination
It is extremely easy for some folks to simply put off what could be done today until another time.
Often times, the right time tends to be at the last-minute if at all.
Many people have found themselves looking back and thinking about all the things that they could have done if they would not have procrastinated and just been a bit more disciplined.
In this article we are going to discuss some tips to top procrastinating.
Discover the Root Problem: People procrastinate for different reasons.
For some individuals it may have to do with a fear of failure or even a fear of success.
Some people may just need to learn how to discipline themselves and act or not act, based on their emotions.
Whatever the problem is, it is important that it is discovered so that it can be dealt with.
Make Lists: If you make a list and check off all of the tasks that you have completed, this will help motivate you.
You are likely to feel much better about yourself because you have accomplished the things that you set out to do.
You will want to continue to work hard and check more things off of your list.
Do the Hard Thing First: I know some people might suggest that you complete your easiest tasks first because this method provides you with some small victories and will likely propel you to continue to work hard.
However, many people procrastinate because they don't feel confident about accomplishing the difficult task.
If they move thee to the top of their list and get through them, the easier tasks will be much easier to take on and complete.
Create Goals: Some people procrastinate simply because they don't see the big picture.
Because they do not, it's hard for them to take little steps because they may not even know what those are.
It is important to have long-term goals and short-term goals.
Your short term goals should obviously be vehicles to your longer ones.
In order to accomplish your short-term goals you need to figure out the actions necessary to reach them, write them down and then get to work.
If you have some idea where you're heading and what you are looking to go, it will make motivate you to take action.
You won't want to procrastinate because you have a vision.
Without a vision, it is very easy to be lazy, undisciplined, sit on the sidelines and put things off.
When you have a concrete plan, you are less likely to act in this manner.