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By Adam Price Ph.D. on April 17, 2018 in The Unmotivated Teen
You can't cure procrastination unless you know the cause.
By Timothy A Pychyl Ph.D. on March 22, 2018 in Don't Delay
Can an author successfully write a book that is both an apology and an apologia for procrastination?
By Timothy A Pychyl Ph.D. on March 08, 2018 in Don't Delay
Procrastination is a negative form of delay related to anxiety, depression, and psychological distress. Recent research puts special emphasis on the role of rumination.
By Gregg Levoy on February 20, 2018 in Passion!
One of the dangers in trying to figure out your calls is over-analyzing them. Here's the trick to avoiding that impulse.
By Jennice Vilhauer Ph.D. on June 29, 2017 in Living Forward
Goals are what we use to create our life on purpose but more often than not we set goals then give up. Learn how to stop sabotaging your efforts and set yourself up for success.
By Andy Molinsky Ph.D. on June 18, 2017 in Adaptation
There is hope for those of us who, like Herman Melville, need to be chained to our desks to actually complete a piece of work.
By Jim Stone Ph.D. on May 31, 2017 in Clear, Organized and Motivated
Here's how passion, action, and reason work together to help you get things done.
By Thomas Webb Ph.D. on May 08, 2017 in The Road to Hell
Can being kind to ourselves help us to get back on track?
By Vikki Stark M.S.W., M.F.T. on April 28, 2017 in Schlepping Through Heartbreak
Do you suffer making decisions? I have a solution for you. Incorporate this new approach into your life: decisiveness.
By Joel Minden, Ph.D. on April 24, 2017 in CBT and Me
Overwhelmed by the last few weeks before finals? Some simple changes can have a big impact.
By Seth Slater M.F.A. on March 29, 2017 in The Dolphin Divide
How to not be kept waiting. When the desire for instant gratification meets perpetual procrastination, what’s to be done?
By Bill Knaus Ed.D. on March 21, 2017 in Science and Sensibility
Can’t get through to your teen on procrastination? Try a different way.
By Joel Minden, Ph.D. on March 18, 2017 in CBT and Me
9 simple tips to get things done and be efficient.
By Mary C. Lamia Ph.D. on March 08, 2017 in Intense Emotions and Strong Feelings
Procrastination should not be linked with failure, just as early action should not be tied to success.
By Mridu Khullar Relph on March 06, 2017 in Culturally Incorrect
Here's a secret: The more you write, the more you want to write. The more you will write.
By Amy Cooper Hakim Ph.D. on February 11, 2017 in Working With Difficult People
How to be sociable yet still get your work done.
By Caroline Beaton on February 05, 2017 in The Gen-Y Guide
Chasing productivity can sabotage performance and impact.
By Ralph Ryback M.D. on January 25, 2017 in The Truisms of Wellness
The body’s inertia is an overlooked concept when it comes to understanding our inherent complex resistance to beginning a new diet or exercise routine.
By Guy Winch Ph.D. on January 24, 2017 in The Squeaky Wheel
Fear of failure will make your mind come up with compelling excuses that will increase your chances of failure. Here's how to catch them and correct them.
By Timothy A Pychyl Ph.D. on January 19, 2017 in Don't Delay
A brief post to highlight a recent podcast and a book that anyone troubled by procrastination will want to listen to and read, respectively.
By Richard B. Joelson DSW, LCSW on January 19, 2017 in Moments That Matter
Why can decision-making be so troubling?
By Judy Carter on January 17, 2017 in Stress Is a Laughing Matter
Procrastinating about writing? Is your creativity block? Guess what? Professional writers are just as anxious as you are and often use shame to fuel their creativity. Read on…
By Susan K Perry Ph.D. on January 12, 2017 in Creating in Flow
Tips to help you "Start Right Where You Are: How Little Changes Can Make a Big Difference for Overwhelmed Procrastinators, Frustrated Overachievers, and Recovering Perfectionists."
By Gleb Tsipursky Ph.D. on January 01, 2017 in Intentional Insights
Willpower is crucial to achieving your goals! Learn seven easy science-based techniques to improve your willpower.
By Kenneth Worthy Ph.D. on December 31, 2016 in The Green Mind
What are your favorite excuses for complacency in the face of environmental destruction? And what are your favorite ways of being a good Earth citizen?
By Gleb Tsipursky Ph.D. on December 29, 2016 in Intentional Insights
A couple of easy tricks will help you manage your time much more effectively!
By Susan K Perry Ph.D. on December 19, 2016 in Creating in Flow
Your inner critic deserves to be called a big jerk because it's judging you prematurely with no basis in truth. Here are some ways to disarm the jerk.
By Caroline Beaton on December 11, 2016 in The Gen-Y Guide
Do you feel like you're constantly busy but getting nothing done? These three little known, but well-established methods of procrastination could be the problem.
By Gleb Tsipursky Ph.D. on November 24, 2016 in Intentional Insights
A research-based approach to getting what you want out of life.
By Elizabeth Lombardo Ph.D. on November 21, 2016 in Better Than Perfect
What is wrong with wanting things to be perfect? Nothing, unless it is hurting you.
By Michael F. Kay on November 17, 2016 in Financial Life Focus
The idea of financial morbidity is aimed clearly at those who possess an inability to deal with their financial lives to a degree that their financial security is put in jeopardy.
By Wendy Lustbader M.S.W. on November 04, 2016 in Life Gets Better
Strategies of avoidance can come to dominate our lives, but there are ways to induce ourselves to get things done instead of putting things off in an endless cycle.
By F. Diane Barth L.C.S.W. on October 22, 2016 in Off the Couch
Why do we put things off, when it would be so much easier to just go ahead and get them out of the way?
By Andrea Bonior Ph.D. on September 30, 2016 in Friendship 2.0
If you keep coming up short when trying to meet goals, you might want to give this theory a look.
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