Everyone has a good understanding of which habits are good and which are not. However, some bad habits are much worse than you might realize. When you understand how damaging many common negative habits really are, you’ll be more motivated to make a positive change to your behavior. A bad habit is generally more damaging than a good habit is helpful. See how … [Read more...] about 9 Common Negative Habits That Are More Harmful Than You Realize
Revenge bedtime procrastination may sound like an odd phrase. However, it’s a common condition that involves stressful days and sleepless nights. Researchers use it to describe what happens when you voluntarily put off going to bed because you want some time for yourself after a day filled with meeting external expectations. It could mean playing video games and watching … [Read more...] about Is Revenge Bedtime Procrastination Keeping You Up?
Have you ever had important things to do, but you just couldn’t make yourself do them? Sometimes it’s simple procrastination, but that’s not the only explanation that applies when you’re resisting your work. There can be a variety of things that are preventing you from taking the action you know you should take Let’s get to the bottom of it. Are one of these … [Read more...] about Why You’re Unable to Just Sit Down and Do Your Work
You procrastinate because the thought of taking a certain action makes you feel bad. There are lots of actions that give us that “Ugh” feeling when we even think about doing them. The unpleasant action could be going to the gym, doing your taxes, making an unpleasant phone call, or scrubbing the toilet. So, procrastination isn’t really an issue of laziness. It’s an emotional … [Read more...] about Why You Procrastinate and How to Overcome It
Motivation is powerful, but not entirely necessary. Motivation makes it easier to take action, but you take plenty of actions without the presence of traditional motivation. Without motivation, it’s also easy to procrastinate. Motivation is tricky. What exactly is motivation? Is it enthusiasm for an action? Or is it just a situation where taking an action has become more … [Read more...] about 4 Huge Myths About Motivation