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Overcoming Procrastination

Why We Procrastinate

The New Yorker | Maria Konnikova | Posted 07.23.2014 | World

Want to hear my favorite procrastination joke? I’ll tell you later. Piers Steel, a psychologist at the University of Calgary, has saved up countl...

The Science Behind Our Urge To Procrastinate

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living

Cranking out a final paper hours before the deadline. Putting off that trip to the supermarket until the refrigerator shelves are completely barren. W...

Procrastination Be Gone!

Kerry O'Brien | Posted 08.24.2014 | Comedy
Kerry O'Brien

Trying to get stuff done can be downright hard. Somedays I can just never seem to win my fight with the procrastination monsters. It can be really, really frustrating!

Lessons I Learne as a Writer, Part Three

Sheldon D. Newton | Posted 08.17.2014 | Good News
Sheldon D. Newton

Are you procrastinating in your writing because you fear that people may not want to read what you have to say? Are you afraid of failure so you make every excuse as to why you cannot finish what you have started?

5 Scientifically Proven Ways To Beat Procrastination

| Jessica Stillman | Posted 05.21.2014 | Small Business

Apparently, psychologists struggle with procrastination, too. At least that's what one would conclude from a recent PsyBlog review of all the studi...

10 Fool-Proof Keys to Creative Flow

Melissa Dinwiddie | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Melissa Dinwiddie

Creative taps never permanently dry up; they just get rusty from disuse. The secret to opening the flow is simply to do something.

When You're Staring Blankly at Your Computer

Elizabeth Grace Saunders | Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth Grace Saunders

When you're staring blankly at your computer or painfully aware that you're not doing what you need to get done, it's easy to fall into some time-investment traps. You're not alone, and the key is often breaking down what you need to get done into the smallest of baby steps.

5 Ways to Stop Procrastinating

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 08.13.2013 | Comedy
Jeff Sorensen

Seriously, there are better things you could be doing than what you're procrastinating on. If there is a lot going on in your life, the last thing you want on your mind is that thing you still have to do that you've been putting off for a while. That

Be Fearless: Kick Procrastination in the Butt Once and for All

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 08.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

So many of my patients, prior to seeing me, have a hard time getting started with projects and getting things done. They do everything but what they need to be doing.

7 Habits Of Uber-Productive People

Inc. | Posted 04.01.2013 | Small Business

By Jeff Haden, visit Inc. Some people get more done than others--a lot more. Sure, they work hard. And they work smart. But they possess oth...

How To (Finally!) Stop Procrastinating

The Daily Muse | Posted 01.15.2013 | Small Business

By Varci Vartanian | The Daily Muse I can think of a thousand things I’d rather do than sit in front of a spreadsheet (scrubbing bathtub tile gro...

Overcoming Procrastination, From Dr. Gail Saltz (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

Psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz shared her advice on overcoming procrastination when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo. If there is something you need t...

Do You Procrastinate?

Christine Eilvig | Posted 12.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Christine Eilvig

I used to have very long "to do" lists. My energy would drop when I looked at them, because they reminded me of all the things I hadn't had time to get done. And because I didn't feel like finishing the things on my list, a heavy feeling quickly spread through my body.

How I Went From Late-30s Slouch to Early-40s Sexy Without Ever Using the Words 'I Really Should...'

Hanaan Rosenthal | Posted 10.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Hanaan Rosenthal

It's important to replace beliefs that make you procrastinate with ones that will make you fit. Once you do, your subconscious will begin to change direction, and there will be very little struggle between mind and body.

Stop Procrastinating! 5 Steps To Get The Job Done

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 10.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

As you slough the items off your to-do list and get closer to your goal of completion, be sure to notice your clear head, renewed energy, and increased momentum and focus. There is truly peace in completion -- enjoy it!

Procrastinate... Later

Dr. Kristene Doyle | Posted 07.15.2012 | College
Dr. Kristene Doyle

As much as humans engage in these self-sabotaging behaviors, we do have the ability to change. If procrastination is a problem for you, here are some strategies to help you overcome it.

Overcoming Procrastination: 7 Strategies to Get the Job Done

Tamar Chansky | Posted 06.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Tamar Chansky

What is procrastination really about? It's about starting something. It's making a transition. And we don't like transitions. We don't like to wait to adjust. We want to be in a constant state of comfort.

Are You A Procrastinator? How To Stop Now

SavvySugar | Posted 02.17.2012 | Women

Some people may wonder why procrastination advice seems to never work for them and if there is a deeper issue at hand. Well, for 20 percent of the pop...

How To Stop Procrastinating

Margaret Paul, Ph.D. | Posted 11.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Paul, Ph.D.

Do you tell yourself that you will get the things done you need to do, and then just end up procrastinating?

The Spiritual Process Of Overcoming Procrastination

Sadhguru | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sadhguru

Most of your life and energies are spent on a tomorrow that never comes in your experience of life. Tomorrow is an idea for which we must plan, but we can never live it.

7 Ways To Avoid Procrastinating (PHOTOS)

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

We all have to make ourselves do things that we just don't want to do. Here are seven tricks to help you power through those unwanted tasks.