Knowing When You Can Stop is Often the Best Way to Get Started

Knowing when you can stop is empowering. It reminds you that you are in charge of your time. No one else is in the driver’s seat. Sometimes mastering time challenges brings great relief. Imagine applying the brakes to a car rushing downhill. It can feel that way, some days. Other times, it’s finally revving up…

Your Procrastination Habit — How Pressure NEVER Helps

Your procrastination habit is best addressed by owning it. Avoidance never helps, because you can’t address what you don’t acknowledge. However, your procrastination is also a time choice that is never eradicated by self-criticism or pressure tactics. Addressing your procrastination: We can all probably agree that making time for a project or task, and then…

When Your Deadline Arrives — 5 Last-Minute Solutions for Procrastinators

When your deadline arrives and you’ve been procrastinating, what do you do? You know that project you found out about two weeks ago but haven’t worked on yet? It’s the one that you keep moving from one day’s to-do list to the next. (The one you kept saying that you would get to tomorrow.) Now,…

Chunking Tasks: Quick Help to Stop Procrastinating Today

What do I mean by chunking tasks? And how will it help you stop procrastinating? Well, chunking tasks is actually one of the best time management skills that you can ever develop for yourself.   It makes challenging jobs doable and lets you step out of the procrastination trap. But before we explore this new…

Your Procrastinator May Be the Craftiest Time Thief Ever

Your procrastinator is a time thief that may sometimes seem to have as much or more power than you do. It can almost feel like it has a mind and a personality of its own. But you know that’s not true, right? What I’m calling your procrastinator is actually a choice or series of choices…

Refuse to Feed Habits That Don’t Serve You — And Win

Finding time becomes easier, and more enjoyable, too, when you refuse to feed habits that don’t serve you.  These are habits that steal your time and block your success at every turn.   I’m talking about habits like denial and procrastination and, yes, perfectionism, too. Simply put, they are destructive and dangerous. You see, the…

5-Minutes is All You Need to Nip Procrastination in the Bud

5-minutes? Really? Yes, turning procrastination into productivity is a challenge that you can actually address in just 5-minutes. With 100% success. All the time.  I know that sounds like an extremely bold claim, but in my experience, it really is true. Procrastination needn’t hold you hostage. Here’s what you can do… Start somewhere. After all,…