How To Quickly And Easily Stop Procrastinating And Get Motivated
by Peter Murphy
Do you spend more time procrastinating than you do
accomplishing? The keys to success in overcoming
procrastination are to determine the reasons you lack
motivation in the first place, to create a plan for
success, and follow the plan to the letter.
You can follow some practical steps and make permanent
changes in your life. Start living up to your true
potential by rising to a new level of motivation, energy,
People procrastinate for different reasons ranging from
fear of failure (or success) to just plain lazy.
By first identifying some of the reasons you procrastinate,
you can develop a plan to end your frustration, finally get
motivated, and stay motivated.
A major component of motivation is self-confidence. Fear
of failure, fear of rejection, and feeling unworthy or
undeserving are common reasons people procrastinate.
Taking steps to improve your self-esteem will go a long way
in helping you get motivated.
Two things in particular motivate human beings: pleasure
and pain. Make a list of the pleasure you'll get from
accomplishing your goals. Also list the consequences
you'll suffer by procrastinating.
If you keep the reward in mind it will be easier to stay
focused. Evaluate your life and do some soul searching.
Overcoming irrational fears and phobias are critical steps
in becoming self-confident and motivated.
The act of procrastinating itself causes your self-esteem
to suffer. Feelings of guilt, stress, and anxiety only
lead to unfulfilled goals and dreams.
If you dislike yourself because you lack the courage to
pursue your dreams, then you set yourself up for failure.
Take a good look at your personal issues and make your
plan. Give your goals and daily tasks your full attention
and strive to complete everything on your list, each and
Procrastination is a habitual behavior. Once you start
procrastinating the harder it is to break the habit. It
takes time and dedication to develop new habits. If you
understand what causes you to procrastinate, you can take
steps to change.
Improving your self-esteem and breaking old habits will put
you on the path to success. Reward yourself for small
accomplishments and keep in mind the end result of reaching
Procrastination can be overcome if you make a plan to change
and follow it closely. If you fail to complete a given task,
then don't take the reward. Realize that there are
consequences for every action you take.
There is connection between physical and emotional well
being. Taking steps to better your health will help you to
stay motivated and stop procrastinating. Exercise,
maintain a healthy diet, and concentrate on good health
habits as well as good mental and work habits.
If you are feeling bad, whether emotionally or physically,
you accomplish less, which makes you feel even worse.
Overcoming procrastination is perhaps one of the most
important steps you can take to improve your life and
become the motivated, successful person you are capable of
You have to let go of your old personality and ways of
doing things to change, quit procrastinating and get
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