Monday, October 19, 2009

Procrastinating? Stop It In Its Tracks!

Procrastination - The Thief

Can procrastination stop you from reaching your goals? Yes. Procrastination is a thief. It steals our time, our peace of mind and our ability to reach our potential. Procrastination can become so embedded in our lives that we don't always realize that we are procrastinating. Habits are like that though. They become so automatic that we don't really think about them. At least not until we are forced to. So it is with procrastination we go on doing it until that thing we have been putting off will be put off no longer.

How To Stop Procrastinating?

I hear you ask that question. Is it even possible to stop procrastinating? Actually it is. Just like any other habit you can help procrastination to have a speedy exit from your life. Is it easy? well that is another question all together and the answer could be different for everyone. But possible? Yes, a definite yes, no matter what you are procrastinating about, there are ways to stop procrastinating.

Recognizing it as a problem is a good first step. Next is to get a good source of information giving you the information on how to stop procrastinating. Using that information, make a plan using the strategies that you feel will work best for you. Finally start putting it into practice. Don't give up adjust your plan as you go. You might even find some new tips and strategies to help you stop procrastinating.

Don't Aim For Perfection

Don't be discouraged if you are not perfect in your efforts to stop procrastinating. Like any habit it takes some time of new behavior before the new has firmly displaced the old. The trick here is to recognize mistakes and keep working on the plan. You can do it. Learning to stop procrastinating can open up a whole new world of possibilities and options for you.

Beating Procrastination

Beating Procrastination is a book written by Jack Webster, a self confessed former master of procrastination. He takes us on his journey as he learned how to stop procrastination. He shares the highs and his lows of his journey. More importantly he shares the strategies that have worked so successfully for him. It is a tool that could give you that needed impetus to begin a life free from procrastination.

Do it now.
Yours in freedom,