Getting Started to Beat Procrastination

We all procrastinate from time to time. When we're in a low mood we can be especially vulnerable to procrastination. Personal and professional tasks that once seemed doable are now piling up and adding to our stress which makes it even harder to think about doing these tasks. It gets to be a bad cycle.

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One of the reasons we procrastinate on a task is that it feels overwhelming. It seems so big or uncertain or... that we can't imagine how we'll ever finish it and so we keep putting it off.

There is an alternative that may help. Take a few deep breaths to get out of autopilot, then consciously remind yourself that you don't have to know