What keeps you from getting started? What's holding you back from going to the next level? Or moving on to the next big adventure? Do you have a feeling of not being good enough? A fear of being criticized by others?
We all are guilty of procrastination from time to time, putting off those important tasks and saying 'oh, I'll do it tomorrow." For many of us though, tomorrow never comes. So how do we defeat procrastination?
If there is one thing I'm constantly encouraging you to do is to take action in your life and in your business. Because when you come to think of it, if you aren't taking action on a consistent basis, then how can you expect results? Am I right?
Recently my physical therapist was encouraging me to find my own answers to these questions by considering why the pain in my hip is persisting. Bottom line? I expect too much of myself and allow others to do the same. More about my lessons in a minute.
The key to beating procrastination is to understand that procrastination is rooted in emotions. These strategies will help you to turn the procrastination doom loop on its head and to achieve greater productivity than ever before.
If this issue matters to you, here are the guidelines I'm learning. As you read my suggestions, consider how you're doing or think about what you can do to be more compassionate. They're written in the first person to make them easier to adopt as your own if you wish.