Procrastination

Greek finance minister calls on IMF and European creditors to end procrastination on debt relief

Greece's finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos he was "confident" that an upcoming eurozone meeting would reach a "good solution" on debt relief, whilst calling on creditors to end their "procrastination".<p>"We're looking for a good solution. We're not looking for a perfect solution. I'm confident we'll …

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Anna Deavere Smith on How to Break the Paradox of Procrastination

“If I swim a mile, the first half hour might be drudgery, but somewhere in the middle it catches fire.”<p><i>“Live immediately,”</i> Seneca exhorted in his timeless 2,000-year-old meditation on the shortness of life. <i>“Hurrying and delaying are alike ways of trying to resist the present,”</i> philosopher Alan …

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2 Ways to Beat Writing Procrastination and Finish Your WIP

Today’s guest post is by Amina Cavallo. Amina is a writer and audiobook narrator who believes stories carry unique beauty. Her blog, Numawok …

Watch: Simple One-Step Japanese Technique To Overcome Laziness & Procrastination

Composite image by DesignTAXI. Background video screenshot via Bright Side<p><b>Has your procrastination level</b> become so extreme that you’ve been putting …

Productivity

5 Simple Tips That Can Help Even the Worst Procrastinators

There is hope for those of us who, like Herman Melville when writing Moby Dick, need to be chained to our desks to actually complete a piece of work.<p>Have you ever sat down to work on a business pitch... or your resume... or an important speech you've been ask to give... and then realized it would …

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20 Tumblr Posts That Anyone With Procrastination Problems Can Relate To

You're procrastinating by reading this article.<p>Posted on May 23, 2017, 12:30 GMT<p>1. If you had to describe yourself, this post would basically summarize you in a nutshell:<p>2. Because procrastination is one of the few great skills you possess:<p>3. This is a little bit too real:<p>4. You know you should …

Productivity

A Guide to Developing the Self-Discipline Habit

One of the most important life skills to develop, for those just starting out in life (and everyone else!), is the skill of self-discipline.<p>It’s like …

Self-improvement

When ​Procrastination's Good: Putting Things Off Can Pay Off

Whether you're putting off a report you have to write, stalling on a phone call you dread, or you just can't bring yourself to tackle that cleaning …

Productivity

7 Biggest Ways Procrastination Hurts Your Finances

Remember those days in college when you'd put off studying until the night before a big exam? You'd stay up all night, desperately trying to cram …

Personal Finance

Here’s Exactly How To Procrastinate On Really Hard Projects

Go ahead, take a break to reward yourself before finishing that task, not just after.<p>You finally hit “send” on that report you spent all week writing, and you feel great. It was a long slog, but now you can finally pour yourself a well-deserved glass of wine and kick back–or just take a long, …

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How to Stop Procrastinating in 20 Seconds

By: Susanna Halonen | Growth<p>Procrastination prevents your growth, productivity and your happiness. It’s frustrating when you keep putting things off, …

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

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

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Procrastination can easily be side-stepped, if we so wish

In Hindi, we have a quotation which mothers and grandmothers often use to inspire children to work– <i>‘kal kare so aaj kar, aaj kare so ab.”</i> In a lay …

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Meditation For Procrastination

, Women@Forbes<p>The author .. not writing …<p>Although I teach and study mindfulness — we all have our moments. I just gave the biggest speech of my life, for TEDx Athens, and… I procrastinated on writing it. I procrastinated so much I finished a 33-page book proposal instead of writing the …

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The definitive 5-point guide to never procrastinating again

Procrastination. No matter how motivated how your mornings, how caffeinated your cold brew or Bulletproof Coffee, how energizing your avocado toast, …

Happiness

Studies Suggest People Who Procrastinate May Be Onto Something

You should read this now, or later ...<p>You may remember those all-nighters in school, scrambling to get a paper done that's due the very next day. …

Productivity

4 Reasons People Procrastinate and a Cure for Each One

With the ever-increasing barrage of distractions, the percentage of people suffering from serious procrastination issues is on the rise.<p>Almost everyone procrastinates from time to time, but <i>Psychology Today</i> has stated that an alarming 20 percent of people are <i>chronic</i> procrastinators. Worse, with the …

Happiness

The '20-10 method' is the smartest way to clean your house

Resist the urge to do a marathon tidying session.<p><b>If you're feeling overwhelmed by your messy home, and nothing you do seems to be making a</b> …

Productivity

How to pass exams when you've got absolutely no time to revise

Every year, students worldwide tell themselves the same thing: "It's going to be different this time. I'm not going to leave anything to the last …

Happiness

How to Start Good Habits and (Actually) Stick to Them, According to Stanford Psychologists

Starting new a habit is easy, but how do you stick with it? Psychology has a surprising solution.<p>The Internet is chock full of habits that can …

Self-help

Why People Are Vulnerable to Ransomware Cyber Attacks: Procrastination

There’s nothing like a global cyber attack to make you rethink your approach to online security. Appropriately named WannaCry, the attack crippled …

Productivity

4 Ways to Maintain Momentum

<i>That’s it,</i> you tell yourself. <i>This time I’m doing it. For real!</i><p>Fed up, you make yet another commitment to yourself: Start that business, hit the gym, …

Happiness

One and Done: How To Stop Procrastinating

This week I launched a new podcast – The Lawyer Stress Solution – and it’s no accident that the very first episode is about procrastination. Every …

Productivity

Beat Procrastination with Endurance Exercise

<i>Modern human tendencies toward movement are a result of the expression of our genes. With today’s trends and technologies, many find themselves in a</i> …

Lifestyle

How to revise for exams – tips and advice to avoid procrastination

Getting started on revision can feel like an impossible task.<p>Especially when the days start getting longer and sunnier, the prospect of sitting down …

Productivity

15 Ways To Waste Time, Because Procrastination Might Actually Be Good For You

Read this article.<p>We’ve long suspected that procrastinating like a boss was actually the key to getting things done. After all there is nothing like some crippling time pressures to finally kick us into action.<p>Now psychologist Michael Guttridge, has told The Guardian, there is actually value to …

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Harness These 4 Habits to Bring an End to Your Procrastination Problem

Develop these habits to uproot the habit of procrastination without falling in the trap of restlessness.<p><i>How do I give up procrastination? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Awdhesh</b> …

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On Procrastination, Death & A Massively Impactful Life

You know what’s really sad?<p>People like Michael Jackson, Muhammad Ali and Mother Theresa.<p>No, I’m not bringing the hate. It’s just that… there’s so few …

Happiness

How to Put Off Procrastination

Whether procrastination is good or bad can depend on your own - and others' - perspectives and goals.<p><i>What should you do if you are about to procrastinate? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</b> …

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How to beat procrastination and change your life

Let me start by talking a little bit about procrastination and what that means. The actual definition of procrastination on Wikipedia is :</b> …

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