2013-06-27 10:58:54 来源:大耳朵编译
Stay Focused by Trying This One Powerful Tip to Stop Procrastination in its Tracks
Isn’t it amazing how energetically we clean our closets or organize the movie collection when a dreaded project is looming? Especially when that project feels abstract and difficult…I battle with this type of procrastination a LOT. And after much trial and error, I’ve found a simple system that works for me.
If, like me, you tend to put things off or can’t seem to stick with it once you start, then I am confident it will help you too. Here it is:
There are two critical parts to procrastination.One is difficulty getting started on something you need to do.The other is not sticking to something you started (and getting distracted by more exciting or easier things).
Today, I’m going to tell you how to beat the second one.
So let’s say you have just started a new diet, or an important work project. Most people are able to see it as a series of small steps that have to be done one day at a time to get to the successful end point.
But if you are a chronic procrastinator, you will have trouble seeing the process, and instead you see only the final product (the super thin, six pack physique; or the perfectly done work project that impresses your boss and his boss). This is a big problem, kind of like seeing the forest and forgetting the trees.