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How to beat procrastination
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How to beat procrastination

If you struggle with procrastination, give this a read. No, it's not ironic to read about procrastination if you're procrastinating.

As someone who has struggled with procrastination, "just get started" isn't enough. "Just do it and stop thinking about it." is even worse. It's like telling someone who feels sad, angry, depressed etc. to just stop feeling a certain way. Not that easy.

The first step to beating procrastination, is to understand the classic cycle of procrastination, and be mindful of it (while procrastinating, while working etc). This helps you identify the problem, so there isn't a ghost in your brain fucking up your plans and you have no idea why you suck at everything.

After you fully understand the cycle/process of procrastination, you can slowly start doing things to beat it. There's no easy fix, and the temptation to give into instant gratification will ALWAYS be there, it never goes away, you just get better at dealing with it.


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How to beat procrastination

I'd have a reply handy, but I'll get to it later.

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How to beat procrastination

Feel the pain and like it!

I find that doing something keeps you more resistant to procrastination. The more you do, the less likely you are to procrastinate.

That is if you're doing something you want and like to an extent. School thus does not aid you...

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