Bookmark Website  | Free Registration  | The Team
The Lounge  | Champions  | The Wire |  Schedule |  Audio  |  Arcade  |  The Top Ten  |  Historical  |  Email  |  Video

2 Simple Ways To Cure Procrastination


Curing procrastination is not necessarily about will power or forcefully advancing in your goals but rather it is about learning why we procrastinate, what we are afraid of and finding ways to face those fears in order to move forward in our lives.

What are you afraid of?

1. Fear of Failure.

The fear of failure is by far the most obvious fear which can cause disabling procrastination. This is especially true as it pertains to our professional lives, careers, and for college students their assignments.

If the fear of failure is causing you to put off a task then what you need to do is sit down and think carefully about all of the possible outcomes if indeed you fail.

Actually, first consider what does it mean to fail? If you can not answer this question then you have nothing to fear and your task of curing procrastination is finished.

If you can certainly imagine failing in the given task then consider for a minute what is the worst possible consequence of failing.

Make peace with this, accept it and you have nothing more to fear. The Samurai of early Japan taught themselves to make peace with the fact that they could die at any time.

By doing this they eliminated almost all other fears -- because, of course, what could be worse than that. They certainly learned the trick to curing procrastination.

2. Fear of Success.

If you think that maybe your procrastination is being caused by your fear of success then curing procrastination becomes all that much easier.

Why are you afraid of success?

Chances are you want success but you fear that you will not be able to live up to the responsibilities of success and everything it brings.

Or maybe, you are aware that success will bring negative consequences in addition to positive things. If you are to succeed in curing procrastination then you must come to terms with what to expect with success and weigh the good versus the bad.

If the undesired results outweigh the bad then just decide not to do the project at all and you have just succeed in one thing ...... curing procrastination. You see if you remove a task from your plate then there is no longer anything to procrastinate about.

Curing procrastination is not impossible and it is within everyone's reach. It is really a mind game. In summary, curing procrastination is possible when you face your fears head on and eliminate them with an understanding of why you are afraid.

Peter Murphy is a peak performance expert. He recently produced a very popular free report that reveals how to crush procrastination and sustain lasting motivation. Apply now because it is available for a limited time only at: http://www.getmotivatedstaymotivated.com/special.htm


MORE RESOURCES:

The News-Press

Fitness Beyond 50: Using fear as motivation
The News-Press
I was surprised to read several years ago that about 90 percent of individuals who suffer a serious heart attack or other debilitating illness that necessitate changes in lifestyle make the changes — but only temporarily. This is the story of one who ...



Internal Motivation (Re-post)
Eleven Warriors (blog)
I'm a choir and theatre nerd. I may have mentioned this in a previous blog, but I am in both these activities as well as football. I mention this because in theatre, one of the cliché questions actors ask is "What's my motivation?" They need to be ...

and more »


Tallahassee.com

Deen: No shortage of motivation for Golson, Florida State in 2015
Tallahassee.com
After playing only two seasons at Notre Dame before transferring to FSU this summer as a graduate student, new Florida State quarterback Everett Golson knows what's at stake for him at this point in his career. The 2015 season is one of Golson's final ...

and more »


Comcast SportsNet New England

What's Goodell's motivation for how he's handled Brady appeal?
Comcast SportsNet New England
It was somewhat surprising NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld Tom Brady's four-game suspension following the Patriots quarterback's appeal. Now, the two are set to meet in court. What was Goodell's motivation for handling the appeal the way he did ...



ESPN

Extra motivation aids Rousey in dominant triumph over Correia
Gadsden Times
Extra motivation aids Rousey in dominant triumph over Correia. Ronda Rousey connects on a punch against Bethe Correia during a fight at UFC 190 on Saturday. (Alexandre Loureiro | Inovafoto | Associated Press). Associated Press ...
UFC 190: Ronda Rousey uses Bethe Correia jibe about father's suicide as ...The Independent
Rousey crushes Correia to defend her title at UFC 190Beauregard Daily News

all 1,177 news articles »


The Sentinel

Adkisson: The motivation behind my obligation
The Sentinel
I routinely hear people say, with a snarl, “if you're just doing it because you feel obligated, don't do it.” What a ridiculous statement. They make obligation sound like it's something inferior, less than, reprehensible even. There are a lot of things ...



New York Post

Deadline moves give rehabbing Wright extra motivation
New York Post
In the meantime, though, he has been impressed with what the Mets and general manager Sandy Alderson did before Friday's non-waiver trade deadline. “When you're in the hunt, what you want is your general manager and team to be somewhat aggressive ...

and more »


Newcastle Herald

Adventurer John Cantor shares his motivation
Newcastle Herald
His main motivation for adventure was challenging himself. ''If you put yourself in situations where you really have to perform, you're able to find out what you're capable of,'' he said. As an ambassador for Beyond Blue, he was not afraid to speak ...



Students must find motivation to head back to class
Shawnee News Star
With summer temperatures in full swing, it can be a difficult transition back into school mode, but a regular routine and stable nutrition is just what the doctor ordered. email · print. Comment. By Vicky O. Misa Vicky.misa@news-star.com. Twitter: @ ...



NESN.com

Chandler Jones: 'Motivation Still There' After Patriots' Super Bowl Win
NESN.com
FOXBORO, Mass. — It's sometimes difficult for NFL teams to find enough motivation in the season after winning a Super Bowl. The New England Patriots enter the 2015 season as defending champs, which is a new scenario for every player on the team save ...

and more »

Google News


Advertisement



Section Site Map - Submit News - Feedback - Comments - Advertise with Us

Copyright 2006 Luminati Inc. All rights reserved.