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101 Tips For Avoiding Procrastination


Tip # 12 Have a second mantra for after the job gets done
Have a second mantra that you can recite after you complete a task.
I completed my task! I focused well and didn’t allow myself to
procrastinate. This translates to about $150.00 that I can take to the
bank.”
It may sound vulgar to attach a monetary value to every task
accomplished. This reinforces the belief that time is money. And when
you make a final tally, you’d be surprised at what you end up with.
Time can always be expressed as a savings or a loss. It’s all up to
you. And people don’t have to know. After all, a mantra is something
you keep to yourself!
Tip # 13 If you fall back a few steps, climb the stairs again
If you’re a chronic procrastinator, you will experience problems staying
on course for the first few weeks. It’s like going to the gym for the
first time. You’re all gung-ho for the first 3 days and then you stop.
Old habits die hard. So you missed doing the three tasks yesterday,
big deal. Revise the list, and plan on doing them within a specific time
frame. Don’t dwell too long on what you failed to do.
Start climbing the stairs again and get to the top without looking back.
Aim for completing four tasks today - three from yesterday and one for
today.
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