Elisha Goldstein, PhD, writing for our blog, Mindfulness and Psychotherapy, had some tips for beating procrastination that you may have missed…

“When it comes to procrastination or inertia to make changes in our lives, it’s important to cultivate an awareness of what it really is. In order to do that, we need to break it down and name what is happening.

Once we can name it, we can face it, and when we can face it, we can work with it.

Here is a 3 step process to breaking through procrastination:

  1. Name it
  2. Redirect to physical feeling
  3. Return to original intention

Continue reading the full blog entry about how to break free from procrastination to get the full picture…

 


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    Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 3 Dec 2009
    Published on PsychCentral.com. All rights reserved.

APA Reference
Grohol, J. (2009). Mindfully Break Free From Procrastination. Psych Central. Retrieved on October 26, 2014, from http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2009/12/03/mindfully-break-free-from-procrastination/

 

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