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Overcoming Procrastination Instantly Using Self Talk

Overcoming Procrastination Instantly Using Self Talk
Changing how we talk to ourselves is the easiest and most powerful way to overcome procrastination. No other method that I know of disarms procrastination so rapidly and at such a fundamental level: that of our own thoughts. The Voices In Our Heads We’re talking to ourselves all the time inside our minds. Even when you’re not paying attention, these relentless mental debates deeply influence our feelings and, ultimately, our behavior. The good news is that just becoming aware of such mental dialogues — noticing patterns and turning them into productive statements — is usually all you need to overcome many unwelcome feelings and behaviors. Let’s see how this can help us when it comes to procrastination. The Procrastinator’s Motto Consider the following thought, which for sure has crossed our minds many times in the past: “I have to finish this long, important project. Now, tell me you don’t have this thought sometimes. But what’s so wrong about the Procrastinator’s Motto? 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

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