4 ways to stop procrastinating
list’’ with ‘‘capture list’’. Once you have your tasks captured, schedule them into your diary. Everything from chunks of time to return phone calls, reply to emails, progress a project, buy groceries.
You end up with more leisure time and you can be more present up for a meeting with other people.
4. Be really honest with yourself about why you’re procrastinating. Are you procrastinating because the work is too hard and you’re too embarrassed to ask for help?
Or is it because you find it boring and it’s actually not what you want to be doing at all? For example, your role may have become heavily administrative but you really love creative work, so naturally you find yourself procrastinating. If you can get to the heart of why you’re procrastinating you’re far more likely to find an effective solution.
Dr Libby is a nutritional biochemist, best-selling author and speaker. The advice contained in this column is not intended to be a substitute for direct, personalised advice from a health professional. For a journey of education and inspiration, join Dr Libby’s Weight Loss For Women course starting May 1. For more information visit drlibby.com
To-do lists just add to the stress for most people, as they are never all ticked off.