Procrastination

5 Ways to Stop Overthinking It and Finally Get Started on Your Side Hustle

Overcome analysis paralysis and start building your escape hatch from your 9-to-5.<p>Most of us aren't short of dreams. Plenty of people spend their working hours daydreaming of escaping their cubicles and finally starting that taco truck next to the beach or luxury dog walking service. The problem …

Happiness

Podcast #356: How to Finally Beat Procrastination | The Art of Manliness

Procrastination. We’ve all done it and we tell ourselves we’ll never do it again. So we come up with an elaborate time management system to get us on …

Productivity

The Fringe Benefits of Procrastination

Positive Procrastination<p>You don’t have to look far to see the answer: whenever he procrastinated he did something else.<p>Procrastinators seldom spend …

Productivity

In Church Leadership, Be an Action Taker

Procrastination has a high cost. When we cram for tests, we get lower grades. When we wait until the deadline to file taxes, we miss things and make …

Productivity

There Are 3 Types of Procrastinators. This Flowchart Will Tell You Which One You Are

Correct diagnosis is essential for an effective cure.<p>In order to figure out what medicine to take you first have to figure out what you've got. Is it a brain tumor, a migraine or a bad hangover? The answer will determine whether you opt for aspirin or surgery.<p>And what's true for medical conditions, …

Happiness

How to Use “Structured Procrastination” to Get the Best Out of Your Bad Habits

In a hilarious TED talk by world-famous blogger Tim Urban, the procrastinating brain is explained using three squiggly characters: Rational Decision …

Productivity

This Is What Happened When I Scheduled Time To Procrastinate

Rather than trying (and failing) to force myself to stay on task all the time, what if I planned for “mini-procrastination” breaks throughout the day?<p>Most of us are guilty of procrastination. I call myself an activity-dependent procrastinator. There are tasks that I have no trouble starting and …

Time Management

14 Small Time Management Tips That Can Make a Big Difference

Every person on the planet is allotted the same 1440 minutes each day; it’s how we choose to use them that makes all the difference. Unfortunately, …

Time Management

Holiday shopping procrastination

Simply Money Advisors discuss how holiday shopping procrastination could be costing you money.

Productivity

This Epic Flowchart on Procrastination Applies to Pretty Much Everyone, Always

Is there work to do? You’ll want to work through this, first.<i>Never put off till tomorrow what may be done the day after tomorrow just as well. — Mark</i> …

Productivity

8 Steps to Motivate Yourself…

…To do things you don’t want to do.<p>I’m sure everyone has had these moments from time to time, at least. Whether it’s a project or task for work, …

Productivity

Late Night Against Procrastination

Does your motivation fade just when course assignments pile up? Let’s fight procrastination together! Join us for an evening of studying, writing, …

Simon Fraser University

Seven Strategies To Help You Overcome Procrastination

Procrastination is a tricky beast always lurking on the fringes of your concentration trying to pull you away from what you should be doing. What …

Productivity

Stop procrastination: Four techniques to promote productivity

Procrastination is the enemy of many, but for those of us struggling to get started there are a number of techniques that can be used in the pursuit …

Productivity

#6 Practices That an Entrepreneur Must Not Adopt

Setting shorter term deadlines creates a sense of urgency, an antidote to procrastination<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Learning that 80 to 90 per cent of start-ups fail in the growth stage, it's clear that an entrepreneur's life is not easy. …

Entrepreneurship

How to Use Psychology to Solve the Procrastination Puzzle

Tips from the world of procrastination research<p>Procrastination — the thief of time — robs us of much more. Psychological science reveals that it …

Productivity

This 2-minute rule can help you beat procrastination

We talk a lot about science-backed methods for improving productivity and conquering procrastination. There are a lot of methods, hacks, and …

Productivity

Episode 10: How To Stop Procrastinating

It’s been a while coming, but this is <b>Episode 10 of PsychCrunch</b> the podcast from the British Psychological Society’s Research Digest, sponsored by …

Happiness

Your bad habits could actually boost your career

Your bad habits could work to your benefit on the job.<p>Procrastinating, gum chewing and complaining are all glaring faux pas at the office, but they …

Lifestyle

How your worst habits can help boost your career

Bad habits like complaining and procrastinating could benefit you in the workplace<p>Your bad habits could work to your benefit on the …

Money

Why do you need a stop bead in beadwork?

01 of 05<p>Stringing a Stop Bead<p>Edited by Lisa Yang<p>A stop bead is a temporary bead you put on the tail end of your beadwork to help keep the beads of …

Jewelry

Stop procrastinating: 9 ways to write more

Procrastination is the enemy of writers, of all creative people. If you’ve committed to writing a book or story but are avoiding the task, there are …

Writing

3 Steps to Finally Tackle Your Grunt Work

Every job has some degree of grunt work, those repetitious, uninspiring tasks that can often be boring and exhausting. Most people dread tasks like …

Happiness

Crisis Makers: When Procrastination Wreaks Havoc

<i>“I work best under pressure”</i> is the battle cry of the crisis-maker procrastinator. Some proclaim it proudly, intimating that they have special last …

Adopt

10 Steps to Help Patients Overcome Fear of the Dentist

At Halloween, thrills, chills and scares are all part of the fun. But when patients are frightened of going to the dentist, it's no laughing matter. …

Dental Care

Procrastination costs in lost opportunities as the window of time closes

Two ways my procrastination is costing me right now:<p>1. I missed getting my material on the choral masterpiece <i>Carmina Burana</i> ready in time for the …

Productivity

8 Ways to Productively Procrastinate

Put your procrastination to work and use it as a chance to fuel up on creativity.<p>Procrastination happens. If you use it as a chance to fuel up on inspiration and creativity, it's not wasted time. So rather than pretend you're not procrastinating, own it and put the time to use. Step outside, shake …

Happiness

Dear Organizing Coach: The No Motivation, All Procrastination Problem

Hi StrugglingDesignStudent:<p>Always relying on our own internal motivation is exhausting. So use the external motivation of your environment …

Productivity

How To Stop Procrastinating Right Now

We’ve all been there. We have every intention of completing something, but we convince ourselves that it’s OK to do it later. Updating that resume? It can wait. Starting that business plan? Maybe in a few days. What we may not realize is that in putting off our goals time and time again, we are …

Happiness

The Zen Productivity Workshop

with Leo Babauta<p>From the creator of Zen Habits, an intimate 2-day workshop will help you:<p>find focus & simplicity<br>• be less distracted<br>• procrastinate …

Happiness