Spending some time analyzing the possible options is good. But an indefinite amount of time is going to be bad.
The way to get past this is to set constraints. If you set these constraints in advance, then you can undermine the rational part of your mind from using them as a justification for further procrastination.
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You need to remove the anxiety and fear of doing the thing you’re avoiding. Then, you need to remove or invert the pleasant feeling you get from stalling:
It's a form of procrastination.
It happens when you convince yourself you can't go forward with a decision, because you haven't given it enough thought, done enough research or figured things out to get started.
You have to manage 2 realities:
It has the same root cause as all forms of procrastination. It is caused by the desire to avoid something unpleasant: you don’t want to get started, so you start searching for excuses to justify avoiding the unpleasantness.
And there really are fears, uncertainties or doubts, ...
Sometimes the most important life lessons are the ones we end up learning the hard way.
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The point isn’t to eradicate procrastination but to choose more wisely what you’re going to procrastinate on, in order to focus on what matters most. The real measure of any time management technique is whether or not it helps you neglect the right things.
Activating the rational part of your brain to identify the costs of procrastinating is a great strategy to get unstuck.
So make a list of the tasks you’re procrastinating on, and then note how your procrastination has affected you in terms of things such as your happiness, ...
Whenever you feel like you are spending way too much time on your screen, consider setting clear boundaries: it is not the same to work and to just waste your time by watching things that might even end up increasing your anxiety.
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