5 strategies to overcome chronic procrastination - Deepstash

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1. Break tasks into smaller steps

1. Break tasks into smaller steps

Large tasks can seem daunting and lead to procrastination. Break them down into smaller more manageable steps to make them less intimidating.

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2. Set specific goals and Deadlines

2. Set specific goals and Deadlines

Clearly define what you want to accomplish and set deadlines for each step. This adds a sense of urgency and accountability, making it less likely to procrastinate.

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3. Use time management techniques

Techniques like the Pomodoro Technique, time blocking, or creating a schedule can help manage time effectively and reduce procrastination by providing structure and focus

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4. Identify and address underlying

4. Identify and address underlying

Procrastination often stems from fear of failure, perfectionism, or lack of motivation. Identify the underlying reasons for procrastination and address them directly through self-reflection or seeking support.

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5. Reward yourself

Set up a reward system for completing tasks or making progress. This can help create positive reinforcement and motivate you to overcome procrastination.

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"Procrastination is like a credit card: it's a lot of fun until you get the bill." – Christopher Parker

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CURATOR'S NOTE

Procrastination is the craft of postponing today's responsibilities until tomorrow, often accompanied by remorse. Here are five steps to conquer it.

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