5 Ways You Can Combat Procrastionation

by Sharon

Procrastination is a terrible habit that totally kills your productivity which, in turn, robs you off the abundance, prosperity and success you would otherwise enjoy.

Not only that, it also increases your stress levels.

So, isn't it about time your learn how to combat procrastination? Implement the following tips now.

  1. Have a one minute rule.

    As you progress throughout the day things that need to be done will keep popping into your mind. Write them down. If the task will take less than one minute do it immediately.

    Empty the dishwasher, throw a load of washing on - that sort of stuff. You'll start feeling more productive if you adopt this simple rule.

  2. Get rid of clutter.

    Clutter does your head in, it's really that simple. But it also fuels procrastination because it makes things seem just that much harder to accomplish.

    So, how about committing just 10 minutes a day to eliminating clutter? Just 10 minutes. Just do it, just for 10 minutes. Don't worry about how long it's going to take, get started.

  3. Get a professional organiser

    If your procrastination is a result of lack of organisation it may pay to get some help. Don't think of it as an expense. Think of it as an investment.

  4. Think about why you procrastinate.

    Procrastination is simply delaying decisions. Why do you delay decisions? Do you need more information? Are you fearful?

    When you really understand why you procrastinate you can start to deal with the real issue that's stopping your progression.

  5. Break overwhelming jobs into small tasks.

    List the steps of your project and then turn each of those steps into small goals to be achieved. When you complete a goal give yourself a reward.

By utilising these simple tips you can combat procrastination and experience a sense of peace, self confidence and control over your life.

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