• Overcoming Procrastination

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  • By: Richard Williams
  • Narrated by: Mathew Prince
  • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
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Publisher's Summary

Is procrastination a mental illness?

How do you overcome severe procrastination?

Everyone has put off a task at some point in their life. But have you ever wondered why you - or others - procrastinate? While some view it (in themselves or other people) as laziness, there might be something else at play.

If you struggle with putting things off, try any of these tips to get you on track:

  • Get rid of catastrophizing
  • Focus on your “why”
  • Get out your calendar
  • Be realistic
  • Chunk it
  • Excuses be gone
  • Get a partner
  • Optimize your environment
  • Reward good behavior
  • Forgive yourself
  • Drop the perfectionism

So how can we help people to procrastinate less? In this book guide, you’ll find many tips that can help!

  • Tendency to procrastination
  • Types of procrastination
  • Why procrastinating is harmful
  • The lazy procrastinator
  • The perfectionist procrastinator
  • Anxiety and procrastination
  • Tips to stop procrastinating
  • Techniques for not procrastinating
  • How to beat procrastination in seven steps
  • The marshmallow test and self-control
  • Self-control and deferred gratification
  • The Ivy Lee method
  • The GTD method - getting things done
  • Procrastination? Yes, but with awareness
  • The exercise: look to the window
  • Exercises to not procrastinate
  • Newton’s first principle
  • The five-minute technique
  • Procrastination: the Lego technique
  • Change environment
  • Eliminate distractions
  • Increase productivity: the tomato technique
  • Time management: Covey’s four quadrants
  • Personal productivity according to Hemingway
  • Ten steps to remember to be free from procrastination
  • And much, much more!

Make “some day” today. Follow these steps to get started on your project, and be proud of every bit of progress you make.

Buy now this book and start today!

©2021 William Richards (P)2022 Juan Jing

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