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5 Strategies – Bust through Procrastination…

Why is it people procrastinate in the first place –

Any of these sound familiar?

I’ll Do It Later

I’m Too Busy Working On Small Tasks Which Are Easier

Perfectionism

Fear of the Unknown

Not Sure How To Get Started

I Lack Motivation

I’m Easily Distracted

Laziness

“If you put off everything till you’re sure of it, you’ll never get anything done.”

So Start Where you Are

With What You’ve Got

JUST START!

5 Strategies to Bust through Procrastination:

  1. Procrastination-Busting Strategy #1: Write down, list your goals. Make them Achievable, Attainable and Meaningful
  2. Procrastination-Busting Strategy #2: Identify your procrastination habits. Examples: daydreaming, having another cup of coffee, pulling into your shell,  doodling or keeping yourself busy with small tasks.
  3. Procrastination-Busting Strategy #3: Designate a writing space specifically for writing or creating, with no distractions. Make it your sacred space.
  4. Procrastination-Busting Strategy #4: Leave your preconceived limitations
    at the door.Common limitations: It’s not perfect. What if I fail? What if no one likes my work? This has been done before.Replace with: It doesn’t have to be perfect! What if I succeed? What if people do like my work? I have a unique voice for someone to hear.
  5. Procrastination-Busting Strategy #5: Get support. Get it from friends, family, online, with a mentor.

Do you have other strategies for busting though procrastination? Let us know in the comments. We’d love to hear from you.