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Wasting life away

Wasting life away

  Photo by perspektive31 Wasting life away I hear it all the time, “I’ll be happy when…” or “When I retire I will do all the things I want to”. Foolish foolish – that’s all I can say.  I mean, each to their own but […]

7 ways to overcome procrastination

7 ways to overcome procrastination

  7 ways to overcome procrastination   1)List the advantages and disadvantages of procrastinating from the task Draw up to columns on a sheet of paper and list the advantages and disadvantages. Remember, procrastination has many advantages: it is easy, you don’t have to face […]

7 Reasons why people procrastinate

7 Reasons why people procrastinate

  7 Reasons why people procrastinate Procrastination means putting something that we know we need to do. Most of us procrastinate to some extent. We have all said “I’ll do it later” or “I must get around to doing that”. But some people habitually procrastinates […]

Why we procrastinate

Why we procrastinate

Why we procrastinate Procrastination mainly comes about from our inner dialogue. Whatever story we are telling ourselves is what keeps us from tackling a specific project or task. The types of thoughts that I have commonly found when seeing clients have been statements like: I […]

Are you a ‘dabbler’ or a ‘doer’?

Are you a ‘dabbler’ or a ‘doer’?

  Are you a ‘dabbler’ or a ‘doer’? One of my favourite words in the English dictionary is “flibbertigibbet”. A flibbertigibbet is described as an unreliable, excessively chatty, flighty person who seems busy but actually gets very little done. A flibbertigibbet is definitely a dabbler […]

Overcome Mental Inertia

Overcome Mental Inertia

How do we overcome mental inertia? People by nature are fearful of loss, whether that is financial, emotional or related to status or power. We are obsessed with accumulating safety, security and certainty. What we often ignore though is the fact that life is inherently […]

Do Something Different!

Do Something Different!

  Did you know that most people tend to procrastinate? Are you one of them? Why do so many of us delay the inevitable? when you put effort and energy into trying to get what you want in ways that don’t work it will leave […]

What are you waiting for?

What are you waiting for?

When you wait nothing seems to happen. Don’t kid yourself and hope for something to fall in your lap…go out and get it. Stop procrastinating and get on with it. Just do it. Seize the moment and start the ball rolling. No matter how small. […]