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How To Quickly And Easily Stop Procrastinating
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
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, and dedication.
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
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 every day.
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 your
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 a 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 being.
You have to let go of your old personality and ways of doing
things to change, quit procrastinating and get motivated!
About the Author:
Peter Murphy is a peak performance expert. He recently produced
a very popular free report that reveals how to crush
procrastination and sustain lasting motivation.
because it is available for a limited time only at:
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