158: The Top Four Reasons You Procrastinate


There are some pretty heavy duty psychological reasons you procrastinate and then there are some equally paralyzing actions that are not deep down.  Those are the ones I will discuss today, the top four reasons you put things off.

Quote of the Day

" You cannot escape the reality of tomorrow by evading it today" - Abraham Lincoln

Topics Discussed

  • How low self-esteem plays into procrastination
  • Two rationalizations your mind feeds you to help ease your worry about putting things off
  • Paralysis by analysis
  • How becoming overwhelmed leads to procrastination

Question of the Day

What is the last task you avoided for more than three months? 

Action of the Day

Determine why you have been ignoring the task above.


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