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Procrastination

What's Your Excuse?

Wendy Reese | Posted 12.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

There are moments when reality hits you like a medicine ball upside the head. I was silently complaining to myself about all the things that I am stru...

A 52-Second Guide To Ending Procrastination

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living

It's that time of year again. Final papers are being written, work projects are wrapping up and there's so much holiday shopping to do. But every t...

Can't Stop Procrastinating? This Might Be Why

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.20.2014 | Healthy Living

If you're a procrastinator, you know the feeling of being sidetracked by a bunch of kitten videos when there's a huge project you should really be wor...

3 Ways to Leverage Your Inner Saboteur

Wendy Reese | Posted 11.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Wendy Reese

As you practice this, your saboteur becomes a brilliant guide for staying true to your dream. The process becomes faster and easier. You'll find yourself in flow far more often. It is an exciting relationship to have in balance.

The Real Reason Why You're Late

Adoree Durayappah, M.A.P.P., M.B.A. | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Adoree Durayappah, M.A.P.P., M.B.A.

There seems to be one common thread running through the behavior of chronically late individuals that is probably the most shared reason for them being perpetually tardy, and yet it is consistently overlooked. You are late because you don't want to be early.

What's the Cure for Shopping Dread?

Elizabeth Scarboro | Posted 11.05.2014 | Women
Elizabeth Scarboro

The problem is, I've treated shopping the way I've treated playing the guitar or meditating -- it's one of those things that I intend to learn to do, but I never get around to.

Turn Money Tricks Into Treats

Soul Dancer | Posted 10.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Soul Dancer

This holiday season, watch out for money tricks! Halloween isn't the only time of the year where we're tricked into spending money on things we know ...

How to Save Yourself From the Tantalizing Lie of 'Later'

Z Zoccolante | Posted 10.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Z Zoccolante

Allow yourself to make memories with the people you love, even if that rare night of shenanigans and laughter with friends is the reason you need that extra cup of coffee or fresh juice the next morning.

Standing Up For What We Believe in Is a Little Like Streaking

Hans Hickler | Posted 10.26.2014 | Business
Hans Hickler

Courage has many faces. I'm speaking about personal courage, staring honesty in the face and the boldness to stand up for what we believe.

Prep Now, Save Later: What to Do in October for the Holidays

Jeanette Pavini | Posted 12.14.2014 | Money
Jeanette Pavini

Whether you like it or not, the holiday season is already upon us. The ads are airing, the gifts are hitting store shelves and the mall decorations are already up! Thankfully, we are here to help with our second installment of the "Prep Now, Save Later" series.

The Personality Trait That Will Make You A Successful Midlifer

Susan Krauss Whitbourne | Posted 12.12.2014 | Fifty
Susan Krauss Whitbourne

In midlife, people can become so overwhelmed with multiple demands on their time that they can't get started on anything, much less those tasks that they need to get through somehow. You've got to get stuff done at work, pick up your kids, finish cleaning out your closets, maybe head to the gym, and get dinner on the table.

How to Take the Procrastination Out of Homework and Jumpstart the Process

Tamar Chansky | Posted 12.09.2014 | Parents
Tamar Chansky

Kids will try anything to not start homework. And who can blame them? Starting is hard. In fact, it's the hardest part.

7 Books That Will Change Your Life

Susie Moore | Posted 12.04.2014 | Books
Susie Moore

What I have here for you today is a curation of some of the books that have most impacted my life, changed me for the better and radically improved my quality of living. I feel sometimes like reading is cheating -- I get to learn from everyone else and use their experiences to drastically better my life.

The Root of Procrastination (And How to Change It Now)

Giuliana Cortese | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Giuliana Cortese

When we allow our fear to come up in the present moment, we can accept it as such and stay present. When we choose to be exactly where we are, it's easy to begin what we set out to do. This is the power of Now.

9 Time Management Tips for Freshmen That Actually Work

Gianna Sen-Gupta | Posted 11.26.2014 | College
Gianna Sen-Gupta

Do you remember that all-nighter you pulled senior year of high school because your essay was due the next morning? Or that time you crammed for a test, even though your teacher gave you weeks to prepare?

How to Beat Resistance and Start Doing What You Want to Do!

Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D. | Posted 11.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Elisha Goldstein, Ph.D.

Whatever it is for you, don't put it off until tomorrow -- that's just the subtle voice of resistance talking. Every moment is an opportunity to step into the life you want to live.

5 Tricks To Teach Kids How To Avoid Procrastination

Michelle Howell Miller | Posted 11.15.2014 | Parents
Michelle Howell Miller

Last year, kindergarten brought many firsts for our family. First alarm clock wake-ups. First tardy bells. First "official" attendance policy (we played hooky all the time in preschool). First best friends. And most significantly, first homework assignments.

Are You Good Friends With Time?

Laurie Gerber | Posted 11.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Laurie Gerber

You don't realize you are in a relationship with time and right now you are allowing that relationship to be dysfunctional. Time is one of the most important relationships in your life. In fact, it is the currency of your life.

Time Management for the Self-Employed

Debbe Daley | Posted 10.18.2014 | Small Business
Debbe Daley

If simple everyday work tasks are becoming daunting and difficult to accomplish due to the lack of available time in the day, developing an effective work plan for your business is a necessity.

Procrastination

Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC | Posted 10.04.2014 | Healthy Living
Paul Dunion, Ed.D., LPC

Procrastination can serve us when we discerningly decide what needs to belong to tomorrow and what needs to belong to today. The goal is not to get the process perfectly, but rather to remain focused on valuable lessons.

Beat Procrastination Before It Beats You

Alex and Cadey Charfen | Posted 09.25.2014 | Small Business
Alex and Cadey Charfen

So why is it that not even the entrepreneur is immune to procrastination?

This Is Your Life In Weeks

Tim Urban | Posted 09.27.2014 | Business
Tim Urban

You have about 4,500 weeks to live, and seeing them all on one image is a weird experience.

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...

Press Pause: How a Dose of Mindfulness Helped Me Overcome Procrastination

Ritu Riyat | Posted 08.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Ritu Riyat

In the busyness of our lives it's easy to forget that we are all fearless, unique, brilliant individuals here to create something that only we can create. Our obstacles, big and small, get in the way and bring us to a slow crawl even a halt.