How not to procrastinate

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People tend to procrastinate most of the time even without actually knowing it. You plan and think all the important things that you need to do in your mind without even starting one task and as a result, you are just delaying them and as soon as you realize you have not done anything yet, you would look for different ways to avoid it from happening again like plan your day, time management, and think for effective ways until you would not be able to do anything at all. That is exactly what procrastinating means.

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  • 1. How not to procrastinate? People tend to procrastinate most of the time even without actually knowing it. You plan and think all the important things that you need to do in your mind without even starting one task

2. as a result, you are just delaying them and as soon as you realize you have not done anything yet, you would look for different ways to avoid it from happening again like plan your day, time management, and think for effective ways until you would not be able to do anything at all. That is exactly what procrastinating means. 3. Here are some examples of excuses that lead to procrastination: Perfect Timing You always tell yourself that you are just waiting for the perfect timing, without even knowing when is it exactly. What ifs Say you come up with a decision but started to over think until you would not be able to decide at all. 4. Want vs should You tend to do first what you want and not the things that you should do until you forget it. Best Performance You always tell yourself that you are doing your best to get a job done but actually, you are not. 5. If you are using even one of those excuses only, then you are sure to procrastinate, and here are some useful tips on How not to procrastinate: 6. 1. Make a not-to-do-list This is a very unique yet effective way to avoid procrastinates. Majority of people think that creating a to-do-list is perfect but actually it is not, because if it were indeed necessary, you would just do it anyway with or without list. So making a list of the things that you should avoid definitely gets all the essential things done. 7. 2. Do the tasks gradually Do not overwhelm yourself to do big things in an instant, it is always better to gradually do it. If you start to attain small things, it would be easier for you to acquire big achievements later on. 8. 3. Avoid distractions This should definitely be included in your not-to-do-list. Especially if you are a type of person who always wants to finish what you have started because if you start to play a computer game for example, you tend to finish it all the way instead of doing all the important things that you should do 9. 4. Haggle with yourself Make a deal with yourself, if you successfully finish a certain task that you need to do, you would be able to go out with your friends and spend quality time with them. This definitely motivates you finish the task fast and easy. 10. 5. Focus on your achievement Think all the things that you can enjoy if you finish the task, the positive consequences that absolutely makes you feel better right after you finish the job. 11. Those are some of the useful tips that you can use on How not to procrastinate. Next time you feel like you are using the excuses again, stop for a minute, organize your thought, and start doing the job that you should do and not the things that you want to do. You would surely be amazed on how fast and easy a certain task is.