Unfinished Book on Procrastination: Chapter 6 – You may be an idiot

Chapter 6 - You may be an idiot This chapter will not be very uplifting. It might be downright depressing. These tasks of yours, which you are procrastinating on, they may be… too hard for you. Some books gloss over this possibility and try to downplay it. I think it’s worth really meditating on. You … Continue reading Unfinished Book on Procrastination: Chapter 6 – You may be an idiot

Unfinished Book on Procrastination: Chapter 5 – I have to do the task

Chapter 5 - “I have to do the task” Procrastination always takes the form of “I have to do the task.” This is an intrusive thought that cannot just be sat with. You must attack it, such that it yields more interesting thoughts. Take it apart like I have below... I Have to Do The … Continue reading Unfinished Book on Procrastination: Chapter 5 – I have to do the task

Unfinished Book on Procrastination: Chapter 4 – More Musings on Procrastination

Chapter 4 - More Musings on Procrastination Let the dust settle. You’re running around frantically avoiding things and then maybe frantically doing things (the wrong things.) And it’s a waste. It’s for no one. It’s seemingly for you, but you’re getting no benefit. No one else is getting benefit from this. Let this terrible project … Continue reading Unfinished Book on Procrastination: Chapter 4 – More Musings on Procrastination

Unfinished Book on Procrastination: Chapter 3 – Musings on Procrastination

Chapter 3 - Musings on Procrastination It’s actually weird that we lump so many different experiences together and call them all procrastination. I find the standard anti-procrastination techniques frustrating because they assume that all problems can be similarly approached. Obviously, the task or problem that we can’t approach right now IS NOT a standard problem. … Continue reading Unfinished Book on Procrastination: Chapter 3 – Musings on Procrastination

Unfinished Book on Procrastination: Chapter 2 – Just get tough and go do it

Chapter 2 - Just get tough and go do it Now, you probably assume that at some point, my prescription to you is going to be “Just get tough and go do it.” It’s not. I know that if you’re reading this, that’s not an option right now. You’re licking your wounds, and you’re just … Continue reading Unfinished Book on Procrastination: Chapter 2 – Just get tough and go do it

Unfinished Book on Procrastination: Intro/Chapter 1 – Love the Unknown

Introduction Look. I take it for granted that you’ve read books on how to combat procrastination, so there’s no need for me to list all the “tips and tricks”. If that is what you’re looking for, those tips are readily available elsewhere, and many of them do work, and good for them! This book is … Continue reading Unfinished Book on Procrastination: Intro/Chapter 1 – Love the Unknown