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Seinfeld’s Strategy for Overcoming Procrastination

June 4, 2014 by  
Filed under Procrastination, Stress Management

Comedians don’t come more successful than Jerry Seinfeld. When asked by an aspiring comic what the secret to success was, Seinfeld said that he made it his goal to write a new joke every day when first starting out. Adorning his wall was a huge calendar that showed every day of the year. The heading […]

An Overlooked Method For Overcoming Procrastination

November 15, 2013 by  
Filed under Procrastination, Stress Management

We hear it said time and time again. “We learn from our mistakes.” While in many cases this may be true, for someone who has struggled with procrastination for years, the negative effects of my repeated procrastination never seemed to correct my behavior. I had zero self-compassion, and guilt just added more time to my […]

Four Powerful Ways To Stop Procrastinating

September 2, 2013 by  
Filed under Procrastination, Stress Management

If you struggle with procrastination, you know about the stress and frustration it causes.  Fortunately, you can overcome this habit, once you learn the right strategies and invest some effort to put them into practice. The following four tips will help you to stay focused and get your task or project done on time. Cross […]

Stop Procrastination By Eliminating Distractions

July 25, 2013 by  
Filed under Stress Management

Today’s technology makes learning how to stop procrastinating more of a challenge.  Our cell phone rings, our text message alerts, our IM at work, our email alerts are all things that make it hard for anyone to stay focused on the project at hand.  According to a study conducted by Gloria Mark at the University […]

How To Stop Procrastinating (When All Else Fails)

May 22, 2012 by  
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What do you do when you’ve been procrastinating on your dream for weeks, months and even years? Perhaps you want to finish writing your book or learn how to scuba dive or save money so that you can visit Europe. You may have had these goals and dreams for years, but you are not any […]

Top Ten Quotes On Overcoming Procrastination

May 4, 2012 by  
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If you often procrastinate, you are not alone. Everyone procrastinates at times, and it usually doesn’t cause them too much stress. However, according to researchers, 26 percent of Americans identify themselves as chronic procrastinators. This is a large increase from 1978, when only 5 percent thought of themselves as chronic procrastinators. Almost 60 percent of […]

How to Break the Procrastination Cycle

September 7, 2011 by  
Filed under Procrastination, Stress Management

If you’re like most people, you sometimes procrastinate on important projects, and end up feeling stressed-out.  Jacqueline at chibird created a great cartoon called “Stages of Procrastination.” It made me laugh because (at some point in my life) I’ve been stuck in every one of them.  Her third stage, “excuses” resonated most with me.   […]

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