Procrastination

Addressing Procrastination

Imagine you went to the doctor complaining of a headache and the first words out of his or her mouth were, “Take aspirin. Have a nice day.” If your …

Productivity

You Need to Stop Procrastinating and Just Write

I didn’t start out to procrastinate today.<p>I was up early as usual. With the same sense of urgency banging away in the back of my mind. With a list of …

Productivity

Procrastination

By Marty Nemko Ph.D. on July 21, 2018 in How To Do Life<p>Procrastination is merely the symptom. The cure must address its cause.<p>Are you hassled for …

Productivity

How to Make Sure You Meet Your Goals This Year

It’s July! We are at the halfway point in 2018. How are your goals going? Now is a great time to do a quick review to see how you are tracking against what you set out to accomplish this year.<p>Are you where you want to be in terms of reaching your goals for the year? If not, why? Here’s three common …

Productivity

Q: My Teen Gets Too Distracted When Doing Homework on the Computer!

<b>Q:</b> “Screens are a big source of procrastination (and thus conflict), but my high school freshman son needs his laptop to do his work. We can’t sit on …

Productivity

The Perils of Perfectionism and Feeling Not Good Enough

<i>Perfectionism is a self destructive and addictive belief system that fuels this primary thought: If I look perfect, and do everything perfectly, I</i> …

Psychology

Think Small—and Big Things Will Happen

It happens <i>every</i> semester. During the first week of class, a student sends an email lamenting his seemingly unreasonable workloads, impending …

Productivity

6 Tips to Stop Procrastinating and Get Things Done

We all procrastinate. Here are some ways to get moving and achieve more.<p><i>by</i><p>, Naphtali Hoff, PsyD, is an executive coach who helps understaffed leaders …

Windows 10

Finally Stop Procrastinating With These 4 Simple Steps

Jeff Rose breaks down the main reasons we all procrastinate -- and what is waiting for us when we get things done.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you frequently putting things off until the last minute? You may be a procrastinator. This sort of behavior is …

Self-improvement

How to Overcome Laziness and Get Things Done

<b>“Laziness may appear attractive, but work gives satisfaction.”</b> – <b>Anne Frank</b><p>Does your to-do list today fill you with the desire to chuck it all and …

Mental Disorders

Psychologists are trying to figure out why we don’t go to sleep (even when we want to)

Self-control and your body clock both have their place in bedtime procrastination.<p>You know the feeling. It’s late and you were supposed to be asleep 20 minutes ago. But Netflix calls. Or the new <i>Stephen King</i> novel. Or that final email for work you didn’t get to earlier. You should probably just call …

Productivity

Many Creative Geniuses May Have Procrastinated—but That Doesn’t Mean You Should

Photo via Getty Images.Legend has it that when Frank Lloyd Wright took on the commission for his revered Pennsylvania residence <i>Fallingwater</i> (1935), …

Productivity

Starting trouble? Overcome inertia, and invest

How many times have you decided to invest, but failed to follow through?

Investing

3 Brain Tricks For Great Focus Anytime

The summer slowdown is upon us. Right now you may feel a little unmotivated, to say the least. Unless you’re one of those lucky people who works from …

Psychology

Psychologists Explain Why You Procrastinate — And How to Stop

From time to time, everybody leaves a task lingering on their to-do list for a few hours — or days, or weeks — too long. Procrastination is a normal, …

Psychology

21 Best Ways To Change Your Habits So You Can Stop Feeling Bad About Yourself

Habits are hard to make or break.<p>It takes time and effort to install new systems in your life. But once installed, they become effortless as they …

Productivity

How Did I Get Here? Beating Imposter Syndrome

Be able to define Imposter Syndrome, identify its characteristics and understand who is susceptible to it<p>Complete a questionnaire that assesses your …

Productivity

Why Procrastinators Keep Putting Everything Off, According to Psychology

It's typically a whole lot more complicated than just being lazy.<p>These days, every deadline seems to have a rush. So if procrastinators were driving you up the wall before, they've probably got you five seconds from mental explosion now. Why do they put you through such misery, and how do you …

Money

Django-celery with django2.0 in production with supervisor keeps sending tasks but completes none

These are the last 100 lines of my django celery log seems like no job is getting executed.<p>Why is it showing Schedule changed again and again. My …

Productivity

LIVE WELL: Counteracting Procrastination

Today’s subject is one I’ve been wanting to touch on for a while, but haven’t because, well, procrastination. What can I say? I blame it on becoming …

Productivity

6 most-dreaded IT projects

The projects that most IT professionals dread are the thankless yet essential tasks that garner little acknowledgment or respect.To read this article …

Resource Planning

Stop Procrastinating With This Mental Exercise

The hardest task on most to-do lists is the invisible one: getting motivated to do anything at all. And the more important your tasks are, the more …

Productivity

Trick Your Lazy Brain Into Being Productive With These Tips

The summer slowdown is upon us. Right now you may feel a little unmotivated, to say the least. Unless you’re one of those lucky people who works from …

Productivity

Did You Know? 4 Hidden Benefits of Procrastination

Image: UnsplashWe’ve heard it all. From ‘start early’ to ‘get a head start’ to ‘better to be the first one done, then the last’, these are like the …

Productivity

3 Ways to Overcome a Bad Procrastination Habit

The early bird gets both the worm and a pat on the back.<p>As an entrepreneur, there are certain times in your life that you will never forget: your first sale, your first customer review, and sometimes even the day you landed the client of your dreams.<p>They're just like those small moments you …

Self-improvement

It's time to stop procrastinating: How the “two-minute rule” can help

Procrastination is the enemy of many, acting as an impediment to completing work and concurrently fueling anxiety as deadlines loom. However, it may …

Productivity

How Negative Thoughts Relate to Procrastination

Procrastination is best understood as an emotion-focused coping strategy. We use task avoidance to escape the negative emotions associated with a …

Productivity

Gauge Your Procrastination Habit With a Simple Quiz

Just how bad is your procrastination habit? The fact is that we all procrastinate at some time or another. You might even be procrastinating right …

Health

And How to Stop Right Away

Why You're Procrastinating<p>(And How to Stop Right Now)<p>Have you been trying to get something done all day? Can't seem to manage to?<p>This little tool …

Productivity

Elevate Your Game with Productive Procrastination

We’ve all had those times that we really should be finishing off a project but instead dream up ways of postponing work on it. You may put off …

Productivity