5 Compassionate Questions to End Procrastination NOW

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Asking yourself compassionate questions is one of the best ways to get to the root of any issue.

Why?

Compassionate Questions Help

Well, they focus on curiosity and understanding, not judgment.

Compassionate questions open doors and help you take down defenses. So there’s nothing better to get yourself moving when you’re stuck.

And what’s more stuck than procrastination?

Finding time increases productivity only when you use your time effectively. If you procrastinate, all the time in the world won’t help you complete important projects.

Fortunately, procrastination, like so many other things, is overcome best with compassion, not with harshness or urgency. Using the following compassionate questions with an open mind will stimulate your creativity and capability to get the job done.

Compassionate Questions to End Procrastination:

1. What is a more satisfying alternative to procrastinating? How will you give yourself the success and happiness you deserve?

Select one task you keep putting off. Shall you do it, drop it from your list or delegate it? Which is the most rewarding, and why? Notice how you are in charge of the outcome. This undercuts the “I have to but I don’t want to” resentment that can feed procrastination. If you decide to go forward with the activity, use the following steps to mobilize yourself.

2. When do you want to complete this task to experience the maximum benefits?

Select a realistic date. Now envision successfully finishing the task within the optimal time frame. How does it feel? You’ve given yourself a sense of how taking the initiative provides a more spacious way to enjoy your time.

3. How will you make this work as stress-free as possible for yourself? What size steps will work in a short time frame?

Build on your positive incentive by envisioning yourself succeeding at each individual stage of the project. Break your task into workable steps for yourself. If first steps and small steps seem too large, break them down even more. Comfort helps you maintain your momentum.

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4. How will you support yourself through careful scheduling?

Make the work process easier by integrating each portion into your daily schedule. Mark the completion date on your calendar. Working backward from there, enter each important step. This helps protect you from overburdening yourself with multiple commitments. Don’t forget to intersperse the completion of your small steps with rewards! In fact, list each task and its reward together in your schedule.

5. How will you smooth the path ahead?

Check-in with anyone whose cooperation you need to coordinate your activities. If you need to modify plans to accommodate other priorities, it’s easiest during the early stages.

Each compassionate question helps direct your focus to your power, your satisfaction and your ability to plan and follow through. Any time you balk at stepping into an activity you need to engage in, asking yourself these questions can help you regain mastery of your life and your time.

How will you create a more effective life by making the most of your time?

And here’s more help…

If procrastination holds you back, you’re certainly not alone. Millions of people struggle with this energy-draining time thief. Procrastination’s costs include lost productivity, lost income, lost opportunities, frazzled nerves, and damaged relationships.

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That’s the good news. You really can make conscious choices about your time and how to use it. And you really can change old habits and patterns. Using the tools and skills you’ll learn in “I Don’t Know Where to Start” you’ll get started and keep going!

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