Episode #26: Thrive in Life - 4 Reasons You Procrastinate and 7 Strategies to Beat it
All of us procrastinate. We put things off that we know we need to do. For many, the word “procrastination” conjures up the idea of being lazy, which implies a value judgment - if you procrastinate, you’re doing a bad thing. However, it’s alright to put off something for tasks of more importance as long it doesn’t lead to avoiding making timely decisions and a slow start to important projects. Procrastination is undesirable when it makes us play small and keeps us from living a richer and more fulfilling life.
Have you worked on something at the last possible minute? What was that like?
Have you had difficulty accomplishing important tasks because of interruptions? What were the results?
Have you felt too tired to start something new, even if the task was important? How did that feel?