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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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How to Cure Procrastination: Why Self-Control Is the Ultimate Remedy

Looking for the ultimate procrastination cure? If you’re serious about it and you’re ready to do whatever it takes, this article is for you. I’ll first show you what procrastination truly boils down (it’s probably not what you think). And then I’ll spill the beans on what I believe to be the ultimate procrastination remedy.What Procrastination […]

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Want to Overcome Procrastination? Start With This Simple Exercise.

What’s the first thing you should do to overcome procrastination? Should you create some implementation intentions? Should you break big, complex projects into smaller, more actionable steps? Should you just get started somewhere? Should you learn more about the science of procrastination? While these are all great strategies, they are not where I would start. Instead, I […]

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