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Procrastination

'X,' A Conversation With Sue Grafton

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.25.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Sue Grafton is best known for her alphabet mystery series (A is for Alibi, etc.), with her feisty protagonist Kinsey Millhone. NPR's Maureen Corrigan said the forthcoming conclusion of the alphabet series "makes me wish there were more than twenty-six letters at her disposal."

'In the Dark Places,' A Conversation With Peter Robinson

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.24.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

In the Dark Places is the 22nd Inspector Banks novel. It blends a police procedural with psychological suspense, and begins with a simple matter of a stolen tractor from a Yorkshire farm.

'Protocol Zero,' A Conversation With James Abel

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.12.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

James Abel is a pseudonym for Bob Reiss, the bestselling author of more than 20 books. He is a former Chicago Tribune reporter and previously was a correspondent for Outside Magazine.

'Broken Promise,' A Conversation With Linwood Barclay

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 08.04.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

Linwood Barclay's thrillers have been international bestsellers. Trust Your Eyes, an intriguing novel with a unique premise, has been optioned for film. The Associated Press said, "Linwood Barclay has established himself alongside the masters of suburban fiction."

What Deadlines Are Doing To Your Creativity

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.08.2015 | Healthy Living

Got a big deadline coming up on a creative project? You may be in trouble, according to one neuroscientist.   In an interview with The Wash...

3 Very Good Reasons to Procrastinate This Summer

Dorothy Breininger | Posted 07.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Dorothy Breininger

Summer time is a perfect time to attack those long-awaited projects, right? Well, we thought we wanted to do them but realize we need a break. Is there ever a time to say procrastination is not such a bad thing? Read on to find out.

3 Scientific Strategies For Overcoming Procrastination

Amy Morin | Posted 06.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Amy Morin

Our tendency to procrastinate may be largely due to the fact that we put things off until "someday." Since "someday" never appears on the calendar, our good intentions don't turn into action until we create deadlines.

5 Styles of Perfectionism: Which One Are You?

Paula Davis-Laack | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Paula Davis-Laack

Practitioners and researchers talk about perfectionism in a number of different ways, and there are different types or styles of perfectionism. Here are five:

10 Science Backed Ways to Motivate Yourself When You Feel Tired

Michael D. Simmons | Posted 05.07.2015 | Small Business
Michael D. Simmons

It's 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. You know what needs to get done, but your body is resisting it.

12 Powerful Mantras for 'Spiritpreneur' Success

Abiola Abrams | Posted 05.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Abiola Abrams

One of the questions that I always ask the luminaries that I am honored to dialogue with on my "Spiritpreneur School" podcast series, is: "Do you ha...

This Brain Hack Could Help You Stop Procrastinating

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.14.2015 | Science

Having trouble motivating yourself to work toward a future goal? Whether what you want is two days or 20 years away, new research finds that the key t...

How to Stop Procrastinating Now

Bernadette Farrell | Posted 06.30.2015 | Healthy Living
Bernadette Farrell

Quite often, when we make a three item start, we realize that it's not that difficult to keep going and we decide to do a few more and maybe a few more after that. Sometimes we feel so much in the 'groove' that we decide to do the whole darn lot in one go.

4 Steps to Help Your Child Defeat Procrastination

Renee Jain | Posted 06.30.2015 | Parents
Renee Jain

If we can teach these skills to our children when they are young, imagine the potential we can open up in them. Imagine how much unnecessary stress we can remove from their lives.

15 Activities That All Procrastinators Can Understand Doing

Lindsey Hemenez | Posted 06.20.2015 | Comedy
Lindsey Hemenez

Everyone has procrastinated in their life, and for those who say they haven't: I applaud. But the majority of us have all found something that seemed more important to do than the actual task that we had at hand.

The One Thing Most People Are Scared Of (It's Not What You Think)

Sarah Moore | Posted 06.07.2015 | Healthy Living
Sarah Moore

There are so many people who are quick to tell us their opinion and we allow ourselves to deviate, to change our minds, to make our dream smaller. Today, ask yourself, what do I want to do, and challenge yourself to do it.

You're Just Spending Your Time On Something Else

Samantha Bennett | Posted 06.03.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Samantha Bennett

You do have time to work on your projects. You're just spending it on something else, which is fine. Be aware that you are making the choice and be c...

22 Things To Start Doing Now That Will Improve The Rest Of Your Life

Posted 03.20.2015 | Healthy Living

On Quora, the social question-and-answer site, a 23-year-old student asked: "What can people start doing now that will help them a lot in five years?"...

Accomplish Any Project With This Simple Strategy

Alex and Cadey Charfen | Posted 05.06.2015 | Small Business
Alex and Cadey Charfen

If you're an entrepreneur or leader in a business, you can probably list one or two -- maybe even four or five -- major projects that need to be finished, but that you just can't seem to make progress on.

Money Isn't the Root of All Evil. It's Procrastination.

David A. Dedman | Posted 05.05.2015 | Money
David A. Dedman

Procrastination can kill you when it comes to saving. Putting off saving, investing or planning for the future can be detrimental to your financial health.

How Passion and Procrastination Can Help You Get Ahead in Your Career

Carson Tate | Posted 05.04.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Carson Tate

Passion drives procrastination -- high performance procrastination. It shows us very quickly what lights us up, what drives results, what engages us and others -- and, on the flip side, what doesn't. Procrastination begets clarity. And that clarity enables you to access passion and get ahead in your career.

Dream Big, Double It, Then Add Some!

Keyon Bayani | Posted 05.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Keyon Bayani

We need to get things straight here. What's getting in the way of you living life the way you want to be living? Of those dreams that you keep hav...

Are You Struggling With Struggle?

Sara Arey | Posted 05.01.2015 | Business
Sara Arey

How much have you thought about struggle? If you're like most people, you try not to think about it. And yet you think about it a lot, especially about how hard it is and how much you hate it.

Stop Procrastination in Its Tracks

Stephanie Ciccarelli | Posted 04.27.2015 | Business
Stephanie Ciccarelli

If you're anything like me, once I'm focused, I'm off to the races. But it takes some effort to get there, and may require changing things up a bit to achieve success.

40 Essential Tips for Cubicle Dwellers

Michelle Combs | Posted 04.25.2015 | Comedy
Michelle Combs

We cubicle dwellers have our own subculture. We are among the working class who don't get to go outside and blow stuff up. We can identify each other by the hollow looks in our eyes and the standard defeated shoulder slump. I am here to help you, my cubicle dwelling brothers and sisters.

Take the Easy Way Out

Samantha Bennett | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Samantha Bennett

But if you are an artist, then you must share your work, your story, your point of view with the world and then let the world do with it what they will. Risky, yes. But like the man said, the risky is what makes it great.