The Surefire First Step to Stop Procrastinating

| Psychology Today

We procrastinate for a variety of reasons—anxiety,perfectionism, lack of motivation, guilt, poor decision-making skills—and some of us wear our procrastination like a badge of honor. It’s not always a bad thing, of course, especially if you work well under pressure and you always end up meeting your deadlines in the end. But for the rest of us who would like to make some headway on the onerous tasks that putting in our rearview mirror would truly make us feel better.

Andrea Bonior, Ph.D., the author of The Friendship Fix and a  teacher at Georgetown University offers an old cognitive -behavioural therapy trick called the five-minute rule.

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The Surefire First Step to Stop Procrastinating | Psychology Today.