It is terrific to know you can beat procrastination if you learn to eat the elephant. Procrastination is that thing that causes people to put off doing what needs to be done. There are a million reasons why people procrastinate. One of the most common is that the things that need to be done are so big that the tasks seem overwhelming. When you are faced with a big task that needs to be done and procrastination rears its ugly head, do not fear. Instead, stand up straight, chin up, shoulders back and kick procrastination in the teeth. You can do this by breaking remembering how to eat an elephant. More »
For many people, Sunday is a day of rest, a day to review the reading they missed over the course of the week. If you are one of those people, this is the place for you! This was an exciting week here on the blog because we added video. It was a fun process. The videos are all done in one take, no editing, no finesse, down and dirty. In upcoming articles, the videos will get better, more sophisticated, more polished. The important thing was that this week, I tried something new and scary and just went for it.
Here are the things we covered in Janeane’s World this week.
It is magnificent to learn a new way to take action now. At the start of the each new school year, people all over America start thinking about learning new ways to do things. If you are having trouble finding a way to take action now, this is a good time to learn some new tricks. Take action now means to get up right now and do whatever it is that needs to be done. When we take action now, we kiss fear, procrastination and excuses out the door. When we take action now, we do like the sneaker commercial and just do it. It is important to learn to take action now because when we do, we succeed!
It is terrific to know you can stop procrastination by giving it your best effort. There a quite a few definitions for procrastination. One definition is procrastination is what happens when a person doesn’t do what they are supposed to do and instead do something else. Another definition for procrastination is to do a less important task because it is easier than the more important task that needs to be done. Yet another definition is that procrastination means to wait to do something until the thing is no longer necessary. No matter what definition you use, procrastination hinders progress and keeps you from doing things that need to be done. More »