Humans are hardwired for easy, quick and fun. These days that means clicking on a funny video on Facebook or watching America’s got talent instead of working towards your dream.
Procrastination is a lack of confidence.
The problem is that the more you’ve failed at following through on your goals in the past – the more guilt and shame you feel towards your next goal. It’s a a self-fulfilling prophecy. But I’m here to help you break the cycle.
Whatever your dreams may be – to combat any behaviour you need to start by changing the structure.
The first place the procrastinator gets stuck is in the research phase. Researching and analyzing an idea is the procrastinators comfort place. And comfort means – no growth. It’s usually a way to delay the actions or to convince yourself out of action. So you need to set a date how long you will research before you to take action. Don’t over do it. You’re heart probably already knows it’s a good idea.
Action is where the procrastinator needs to focus. That means writing down a specific goal followed by actionable steps needed to be realized. Start with the 3 first steps.
My goal is:
Let’s start with that and tomorrow, I’ll go over more of the structure you need to get past the inertia and start making your dreams a reality.