How to Break the Cycle of Chronic Procrastination

Procrastination Has Been Called The Thief of Time(Image Source: Shutterstock)

What Is Procrastination?

Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator | Tim Urban | TED

How to Manage Chronic Procrastination

How Do You Manage Chronic Procrastination? (Image Source: Shutterstock)

Negative Self-Talk

How to Affirm Yourself and Stop the Negative Self Talk | Dr. Tracey Marks

Don’t Multitask

Don’t Multitask (Image Source: Shutterstock)

Get Rid of Obstacles

Consider the Consequences

What Happens When You Procrastinate Too Much | Science Insider

3 Action Steps to Break the Cycle of Chronic Procrastination

  1. Make a things-to-do list for the coming day each evening before retiring. For every item, allocate a time period to get it done. Be generous in your time allocation to account for any disruptions. Then use the list as your guide for the day, starting right away in the morning. Work through it and cross off each item as it is completed.
  2. Delegate; you don’t have to do it all yourself. Recruit the assistance of other people when appropriate.
  3. Chunk up large tasks; rather than putting off a task because it is too large, slice it up into manageable chunks, providing yourself a mini reward when you complete each portion of the larger task. Remember, the best way to eat an elephant is one bite at a time!

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