9 Easy Practices For Overcoming Procrastination

You need to kill this bad habit preventing you to reach success.

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Procrastination is a central problem for many people. Indeed, it is often easier to give in to the sirens of laziness and procrastinate than to take action. We could even go so far as to say that procrastination is a real pathology that will have harmful consequences in your daily life.

Professionally, your productivity will suffer. By dint of postponing your tasks to be done, you will be late and will have to do your work in order to get it back on time. Consequences: you have been stressed and are not satisfied with your work.

Personally, your self-confidence will reach abyssal depths. Procrastination will prevent you from acting, from moving forward with your projects. You will have ideas but no action. You’re going to have a huge sense of demotivation.

Don’t worry, it is quite possible to get out of it and get back on track for action now. To do this, I suggest that you adopt these 9 easy practices:

1. Start Simply

2. Define Your Goals

You can start with simple goals and then raise the bar a little higher each time. Don’t forget to set SMART goals so that you can measure your progress.

As a reminder, the acronym SMART means that your goal is:

  • Specific : you must target a specific area for improvement.
  • Measurable : you can quantify or at least suggest an indicator of progress.
  • Assignable : you must specify who will do it.
  • Realistic : you are able to state what results can realistically be achieved, given available resources.
  • Time-related : you must specify when the results can be achieved.

3. Make Your Goals Public

I know that it is often advisable not to reveal your goals in order to avoid seeing negative people trying to take you away from them. All this is true.

On the other hand, there is nothing to stop you from communicating your goals to positive people around you who will help you and push you to surpass yourself to achieve them.

4. Make A To-Do List

The To-Do Lists are not always a good thing, but they are particularly efficient for fighting against procrastination. You should not hesitate to use them!

5. Manage Your Time

A good advice to apply now is to rank your tasks in order of increasing difficulty and always start with the most difficult task in the morning. Why? Simply because it is in the morning that your energy is at its highest.

In addition, once the most difficult task is completed, your morale will be boosted and you will be able to easily tackle the other tasks on the list without having the desire to procrastinate.

6. Stop Multitasking

This time it takes you to regain your concentration is time wasted. It is better to spend this time working and moving forward on a single task to achieve its full realization.

Besides, constantly doing multitasking will give you the negative feeling of never finishing a single task. The resulting frustration clearly promotes procrastination.

One advice: stop multitasking now!

7. Remove All Sources Of Distractions

There is a time for everything in life. When you work, devote yourself fully to your work. This will allow you to maximize your productivity while giving you the feeling of fully advancing your projects.

8. Reward Yourself

There is no reason not to celebrate small quick wins. This will make your future work easier. Don’t overdo it, however, because you have even higher goals to achieve.

9. Taking Care Of Yourself

Finally, feel free to take a break from time to time in your work day if you feel the need. There is nothing worse than working when you are tired.

Instead of wasting time forcing yourself to move forward, go get some fresh air in a park to recharge your batteries. Take the time to admire nature. When you return to work, you will be re-inflated and ready to give your best back.

The very idea of postponing a task until tomorrow will no longer cross your mind.

Conclusion

Removing procrastination from his life allows, beyond moving forward, to acquire a sense of tranquility. By adopting these 9 easy practices daily, you can say goodbye to procrastination for good.

Now, It’s up to you!

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