16 Quick Ways to Get Rid of Procrastination
  1. Remember this quote: “Procrastination makes easy things hard, hard things harder.” – Mason Cooley.

  1. Instead of “I want to”, try saying “I choose to”. Focus shifts from ‘pressure’ to ‘interest’. It’s a quick fix to stop procrastination thoughts.

  1. Mostly, starting a high-volume or high-priority task leads to procrastination due to its heaviness. Start with easy tasks first. But, some people like to do a difficult task first.

  1. Waiting for the right time to start your work? It means you are procrastinating in away. There is no right time than now. Opening a document to start your work or grabbing your book and deciding what topics to read are simple tasks to begin.

  1. Start with tasks that you can complete within your ability. It will give you quick wins to continue doing other tasks instead of postponing.

  1. Fear and anxiety causes procrastination. Overcome them.

  1. Do tasks for yourself and not for other’s approval. Do your best and leave the rest.

  1. A quick fix for stopping procrastination is to break starting-trouble. Start somewhere.

  1. Low-energy leads to lethargy causing you to procrastinate and hit the couch. Have enough rest. Sleep well.

  1. Stay fit by keeping yourself physically and mentally healthy.

  1. Don’t start your work after heavy meals. Leathery that comes with heavy meals leads to procrastination.

  1. Have a To-Do list handy.

  1. The morning hours are the best. You will be productive. The chances of procrastinating will be very low.

  1. Self-Compassion is important. Don’t go hard on your procrastination habit.

  1. When you feel happy, your brain will be triggered to follow a new habit or gain the willpower to do the task. Stay positive, listen to inspirational talks, or read quotes. Make yourself positive and start your work.

  1. Take some self-time. Understand why you are procrastinating. It helps.