124 P7 Negative Emotion – Procrastination

Procrastination

Definition

To put off doing something, especially out of habitual carelessness, laziness or fear.
To postpone or delay needlessly.

Practical Tips

  1. Just know that if you put it off, it doesn’t go away.
  2. Focus and make lists on the benefits of taking specific action Now.
  3. Work with diaries and to-do lists. Develop a ‘JDI’ (Just Do It!) attitude.

Beliefs and Affirmations

I am able to move forward with the tasks and actions needed on a regular basis.

Rules

(How to make it very HARD to feel the negative emotion)

The only time I will allow myself to……………………….Procrastinate, is when I have given myself permission.

 

Example Challenges

I need to speak to my ex partner over an issue concerning the kids, and I am frightened of making the call.  (DC007)

DC153 I’ve just returned from holiday, had a great time and it’s hard to get back into the swing of work. (Holiday Blues!)

DC158 I know what I ‘need’ to do to grow my business, but cannot keep up the consistency needed to make it happen.

Quotes

“Procrastination is the bad habit of putting of until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.”
– Napoleon Hill

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

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