Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Stop Procrastination -- How To

How To Stop Your Procrastination

Procrastination is going to be the death of so many people in this world. I’m not talking about a physical death, though that is certainly possible if you keep putting off going to your doctor. No, I’m talking more about the death of your soul. People who just sit, day after day, putting off the things that they’d like to do, or need to do, pretty much just end up existing through life. That’s no way to live. Okay, so how can you stop your procrastination? This article will give you some suggestions.

First, what causes procrastination? Well, there are several causes. One of the biggest ones is fear. People are just afraid of failing. Heck, some people are as much afraid of success. It’s not so easy going from living in a shack to living in a mansion. Then of course there is the problem with time management. Some people procrastinate because they don’t accurately project how long it’s going to take to do something, so they just keep putting it off because they either never have enough time OR they think they have all the time in the world.

Great, so how do we put an end to this nonsense? Well, let’s tackle the easy one first…time management. The easiest way to do this is simply to make a schedule for yourself. Give yourself a certain length of time to complete a project. If it’s not completed within that length of time, put it aside temporarily. That day, make a new schedule for the completion. Schedule a day and time to do it. If it’s written out in front of you, you’ll do it much like how you would go to work each day at a given time. Things that are written down are hard to ignore.

But what about the fear aspect? That’s a little harder to overcome. The best way to do this is to think about what the worst possible outcome could be if you did go ahead with the project. Then think about the worst possible outcome if you didn’t. In most cases, you will find that going ahead with the project, even if you fail, is a much better alternative than not going through with it at all. It’s called putting things into perspective and it really helps a lot in getting things done.

Below, you’ll find a review of a great resource that will get rid of your procrastination quickly and easily. I strongly suggest you read it.

Don’t let procrastination hold you back from the things you need to do.

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