Helpful Tips to Overcome Procrastination

Written by Michael Lee

Many among us, on many instances, haverepparttar habit of putting aside to a later time or day some things that needs to be done or acted upon like a project, work, job, or duty. For purposes of discussion, we will confine ourselves to procrastination on repair works typically at home. It equates to other circumstances as well.

Procrastination is one habit that is hard to beat. We procrastinate for various reasons:

1. When we think thatrepparttar 150056 work that needs to be done can afford to wait or be delayed.

2. When we are busy with something else we think is more important.

3. When we do not likerepparttar 150057 work involved or when it is difficult to do.

4. When we are not sure ifrepparttar 150058 work that needs to be done will be effective.

5. Whenrepparttar 150059 things needed inrepparttar 150060 work are not yet available or incomplete.

6. When we forget about it.

And many other reasons like laziness or a combination ofrepparttar 150061 above.

Hard to beat as it is, we stand to gain more and virtually loose nothing if we overturn this habit.

Check out these helpful tips:

1. When we think that a work can afford to be delayed, it can also afford not to be delayed. By havingrepparttar 150062 work done without further delay, we feel a sigh of relief makingrepparttar 150063 load of work on our back lesser or lighter, which eventually makes us feel better.

2. After being busy with something more important and you have time to spare, this spare time can be used to attend torepparttar 150064 things onrepparttar 150065 pending list.

Building Solid Relationships Using the Power of Words

Written by Michael Lee

We may not be aware of it; butrepparttar words we utter daily may have different interpretations, even if you think that they meanrepparttar 150055 same thing.

Here's an example.

Would you rather have someone tell you that you are "slim," or would you like to hear that you are "thin?" Being slim has a slightly positive effect because it is attributed to health and fitness.

Rather than saying you have failed, just mention that you have not yet achieved success. Getrepparttar 150056 picture? Always try to speak words inrepparttar 150057 most positive manner you can think of.

Here's another important advice.

Never comparerepparttar 150058 negative qualities of one person with another.

A former boss of mine has this to say to me when I made an error in my previous day job, "James (not real name) is doing a much better job than you are. He's not committing any mistake like you do."

That crushed my heart. My boss thought this would motivate me to do better. Nope, it just hurt my feelings and lowered my self-esteem. Of course, I would never makerepparttar 150059 same mistake again after her harsh scolding. I've learned my lesson well. But she could have said it nicely.

Experiences arising from discouragement and condemnation will have a negative effect onrepparttar 150060 recipient.

Some parents might believe that instilling fear on their children would improve their performance. They would say, "You're always failing. Why can't you be like your brother? You're such a disgrace to this family."

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