According to WebMD, procrastination is a real problem for one in five adults. That said, everyone puts things off from time to time, so how do you recognize whether or not procrastination is a real problem for you? Ask yourself how often to do you put things off. When procrastination is a regular issue with you, then it’s a problem. Procrastination is a habit.
People postpone doing things for a variety of reasons but if you’re a regular procrastinator, then your reasons are rationalizations rather than reasons. It’s important to recognize that that procrastinators are really indulging in a form of self-sabotage. Procrastination represents a profound problem with self-regulation.
Enjoy a sense of pride instead of making excuses.
Many procrastinators are not aware that procrastinating has a negative influence on even our health. Indeed, according to Psychology Today, “Just over the course of a single academic term, procrastinating college students had such evidence of compromised immune systems as more colds and flu, more gastrointestinal problems. And they had insomnia.”
You have put if off long enough. Stop what you are doing right now and order this program! This program was demonstrated effective in a clinical study. Look forward to completion and accomplishment. Enjoy a sense of pride instead of making excuses.
“I decide. I decide now. I act. I act decisively. I have energy. I am energetic. I use my energy. I am positive. I am involved. I am motivated. I am a doer. I do it now. I am an agent of action. I am a mover. I make things happen. I like myself. I am confident. I calculate carefully. I am aware. I make decisions. I put action into my decisions,” etc.
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