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The Art of Productive Procrastination: You Still Procrastinate… But You Get a Lot More Done

Recently I was reflecting on my personal procrastination journey. I was proud about how far I’d come when I realized something interesting: It’s not that I don’t procrastinate anymore. It’s just that I procrastinate on a much higher level nowadays. Today, I’d call myself a positive or productive procrastinator. Let me explain…My Procrastination Struggles… Then & NowIn the past, […]

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8 Must-Read Books on Procrastination

In a recent article, I told you about the four most important steps I took to overcome severe procrastination. Step one was all about becoming a learning machine. I describe in the article how the life-long learner mindset has played a crucial role in helping me improve many aspects related to procrastination, such as self-discipline, self-compassion, […]

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“Solving The Procrastination Puzzle” by Timothy Pychyl (Book Summary)

Solving The Procrastination Puzzle by Timothy Pychyl is a super short book with lots of actionable advice on how to overcome procrastination. Pychyl is a psychology professor and one of the world’s leading experts on procrastination. He’s been researching about it for 20+ years and distills his favorite ideas into this little book. Due to its short […]

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3 Anti Procrastination Habits: Install These in Your Life and Watch Your Productivity Soar

(EXCITING NEWS: I recently published a book on overcoming procrastination. You can check it out here on Amazon!) “Neurons that fire together wire together.” This statement, attributed to neuropsychologist Donald Hebb, means that every experience we have becomes embedded in our brains, and the more an action is repeated, the stronger the connection between these neurons […]

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6 Little-Known But Super Useful Facts about Procrastination

Scientia potentia est. That’s Latin and means knowledge is power. I firmly believe in that statement: Having knowledge is powerful in many ways, especially in helping us facilitate positive change. “But,” you may interject, “knowledge is only powerful when it’s implemented, otherwise it’s useless!” I don’t fully agree. Oftentimes, merely knowing something is enough to cause change. Once you know […]

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How to Overcome Severe Procrastination – My Personal Story

Pssst… I published a book on how to overcome procrastination. Check it out here: Stop Procrastinating: A Simple Guide to Hacking Laziness, Building Self Discipline, and Overcoming Procrastination. I’ve been a procrastinator all my life. I don’t know when it started, but I remember instances of procrastination when I was a little kid. I started playing football […]

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The Unschedule: A Counter-Intuitive But Highly Effective Time-Planning Method to Beat Procrastination

My seemingly never-ending struggles with procrastination force me to read a lot of books on the topic. The Now Habit by Neil Fiore is one of the better ones. I especially like a time-planning method he’s come up with called The Unschedule. In today’s article, I want to show you what The Unschedule is, how it works, […]

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