Procrastination

Why We Procrastinate

This article is not meant to diagnose or provide medical advice—that responsibility lies with physicians.<p>Last minute taskers rejoice: psychological …

Psychology

How To Stop Saying "I'll Start Tomorrow" + Start Manifesting Your Dreams NOW

How often do you believe yourself when you commit to "starting tomorrow"? How many times have you bought into the myth that in the future, you will …

Why We Procrastinate So Easily And How to Stop Procrastination

We are all guilty of procrastinating from time to time—there’s <i>always</i> something more interesting than the work in hand. We usually think it’s no big …

Happiness

The Pomodoro Photography Technique

If you have photographer’s block, or lacking inspiration to shoot— set a timer for 25 minutes, and do nothing but photograph for those 25 …

Photography

How To Give Up On Things That Don’t Support Your Goals

<i>Did you get a sudden idea to blow the candle out?</i><p>Maybe it was just me.<p>Anyways. Imagine a house.<p>Primarily used by you, but every once in a while, 20 …

Self-improvement

Psychological Secrets to Hack Your Way to Better Life Habits

Habits run our lives. Who you are and what you can accomplish depends largely on routines and behaviors. You are either getting better and becoming …

Self-improvement

The Procrastination Loop of Doom

When you imagine a highly productive person, you likely think of someone who focuses effortlessly on the job and never succumbs to procrastination. …

Productivity

Stick To Healthy Diets Effortlessly By Riding Your Motivation Wave

When creating personal goals and self-improvement strategies, our health is usually at the top of the list. We start off strong – full of motivation …

Self-improvement

No More excuses - Declare War to Procrastination and Go Back to Work

Procrastination isn’t a bad thing with moderation. I mean you got to enjoy life too, right? Sometimes, you need to postpone a task for half an hour …

Productivity

Two Methods For Conquering Your Chronic Procrastination

, CommunityVoice<p>Procrastination is a problem that many people struggle with in the workplace. There are projects that we know need to get done, but they keep getting pushed to the side, and eventually, they grow into a giant obstacle that blocks personal and professional progress.<p>Nearly everyone …

Productivity

How to Motivate People: 23 Simple Insights – Max Ogles // behavior design

In the last six years, I’ve spent a lot of time thinking about motivation. At one startup, we built a platform for personal behavior change. At …

Self-improvement

How To Curb Procrastination and Self-Sabotage

Why do resist the things we want most?<p>Let's say you've decided to start an important new project. Or maybe a business. Or an entirely new career. The very next thing you do is take a deep steely breath and go for it with fierce determination, right?<p>Nope.<p>Hell nope.<p>This is when every fiber of your …

Productivity

How to Stop Procrastinating if you Have a Creative Mind

12 Strategies Included<p>Dear <b>struggling friend</b>:<p>Let’s face it, if you are reading this, you probably have a lot of ideas in your mind.<p>But, Do you know <b>how</b> …

Productivity

End procrastination and improve productivity with digital learning

Technology is moving forward faster than ever before - and that's not an exaggeration.<p>According to Moore’s law, processor output doubles every two …

Learning

You Must Finish To Be Productive

You have a new idea. Your inspiration is maxed out. You’re at peak motivation. You start working without another thought and spend hours getting …

Productivity

Are You An Expert Procrastinator? 6 Simple Hacks to Stop Putting Things Off

Procrastination can be particularly pesky when we are just trying to get something done. Why is it so hard to focus and just well, meet our own …

Productivity

Procrastination and Property Tax Compliance: Evidence from a Field Experiment

<b>NBER Working Paper No. 23243</b> <b><br>Issued in March 2017</b> <b><br>NBER Program(s): PE</b><p>Municipal governments commonly confront problems with property tax collection. We …

When Subordinates Procrastinate – Are You to Blame?

Have you run the numbers on the cost of replacing an employee? The price of recruitment, employment, and training of new personnel is now estimated …

Productivity

How Internal and External Motivation Differs

But, then again, motivation is basically divided into two parts, which might lead to ask how internal vs. external motivation differs?<p>Internal vs …

Self-improvement

What You Never Knew About Procrastination and How to Cure It

Some people may wonder why procrastination advice seems to never work for them and if there is a deeper issue at hand. Well, for 20 percent of the …

Happiness

Getting Things Done, Procrastinating or Not

While many successful people can’t resist the urge to do things right away, countless others put things off until a deadline beckons them. High …

Psychology

How A Single Shift Of Focus Can Change You From Procrastinating To Taking Actions Immediately

The desk is cluttered, email inbox full, there are thousands of voice messages. Your head is pounding and all you can do is stare in a stagnant …

Happiness

Want to Stop Procrastinating? Try the 10-Minute Rule and Get More Done

Get into the habit of tackling those tasks you're tempted to put off.<p>"I know what I need to do. I just can't make myself do it." That's a statement I've heard more times than I could count in my therapy office.<p>Procrastination is a bad mental habit and that can get worse over time. But the 10-minute …

Happiness

11 Ways to Overcome Procrastination

Happy National Procrastination Week!Source: Getty ImagesEveryone has fallen victim to putting off a task at some point in their life. Take, for …

Productivity

How I tweaked Pomodoro Technique for better results in productivity

Having heard good responses to my previous post, 3 books to help you stop procrastinating. I decided to write about how I tweaked the pomodoro …

Productivity

How to Use Mindfulness to Overcome Anxiety and Stress

Anxiety disorders are the most common mental health issue in America right now, affecting 40 million adults 18 and older, or 18% of the …

Happiness

4 Healthy Ways to Procrastinate. Yes, You Read That Right.

While procrastination, let unchecked, can be harmful, there are ways to use it to your advantage. Ever consider "controlled procrastination"?<p>Most of us have come face to face with the dangerous results procrastination brings:<p>Our parents' frustration with us as they tried to help us complete our …

Productivity

How 'eating frogs' will lift your productivity to new heights | Ladders

When faced with a towering list of tasks that you would rather ignore, you often procrastinate. French writer Nicolas Chamfort said, “swallow a toad …

Happiness

The Best Apps And Products To Break Your Procrastination Habit

Peace out, distraction.<p>A number of things jockey for your attention at any given time: A new email, a text message or even the news. It’s all a distraction: Suddenly the hours pass and none of the work is done. And if you procrastinate as well, you’re getting even fewer things accomplished.<p>The …

Happiness

Deadline trauma: Why teens procrastinate their big decisions

It’s human to procrastinate—and it shouldn’t be confused for mere laziness. But it’s important to remember: it’s never too late to ask if it’s too …

Productivity