Stop fighting procrastination, instead, learn how to use it in your favor
You are sitting in front of your computer. You have to perform a search study in Linear Algebra, so what do you do? Exactly, you ended up seeing puppies biting each other’s ears and how to make guacamole with less than $5.
Procrastination is a big part of our routine. Sometimes we have to study things we don’t want, in places we hate for achieving something that doesn’t make any difference to you. However, how about you transform your daily procrastination periods into productivity time?
If you’re gonna do it, do it right!
Focusing on less important actions during procrastination is a priority. Review your daily actions and measure what can be done while the laziness fills each strength of your body. Examples: read a book, learn to cook something, watch the news, call your parents or things like that. Separate your productive time to important subjects.
Excluding unnecessary things from your list is another great action you can take (and won’t take even a minute). Sometimes you don’t even start doing things because you find so many barriers during your schedule that they become a huge drawback. Delete, ctrl+z or postpone some tasks so you can perform everything, day by day.
Quick tip right here. Is your mind and body blocking your will power to perform those daily task, exercise a little bit. Exercising boost your blood flow and trigger some chemical substances , making you more active and inducing some welcome tenacity.
Chillin out, maxin’, relaxin’ all cool
Relaxing must be a crucial part for procrastination. Recharging your batteries is always good and gives you more persistence to endure a hard-coming task. However, keeping yourself productive while relaxing is a great way to improve your quality time. Reading is a habit that must be a part of you genes by now, but it’s never too late to start.
Don’t wanna do this? Do that, then
If your procrastination is recurring in some areas or subjects, try channeling your leftover energy towards something that will pump you up, that’ll get you excited. Handling smaller tasks or even taking a break if you’re feeling stagnated, grab a mug of coffee, a good book and procrastinate at will.
How’s your battle with procrastination? Tell us in the comments and share your story with us.