I’ll do it tomorrow!
How does the week ahead look to you? Is it busy, structured? How are you feeling about the week ahead?
Life can be busy and in that busyness its easy to become distracted and find ourselves putting things off and spending time re-jigging our to do list and simply putting our precious energy into procrastination.
If this resonates with you below are a few simple tips that may help in moving forward this week.
Firstly recognise that you are procrastinating and work out why? Does the task ahead bore you, frustrate you or are you feeling overwhelmed, uninspired? Does your scheduling and accountability need addressing? Acknowledging why you are procrastinating is the first step to creating a strategy for success.
Be honest and realistic about your time and priorities.
Allow yourself time to reflect on how you are feeling and why. Stop feeling guilty.
Take the first step. ACT!
Reframe your internal dialogue from ‘I have to, I need to” to ‘I choose to”
Focus on one thing at a time - this might sound simple but it's important not to multitask.
Eliminate all distractions. - Yes this includes re-writing your to do list and scrolling on your phone.
Set realistic goals and deadlines.
Hold yourself accountable …. and
Reward yourself for achieving your goals again and again!
If you would like to examine these tips further, please contact me for a complimentary 45 coaching session.