7 Common Procrastination Traps and How to Avoid Them ...


We're all guilty of falling prey to those procrastination traps that so easily grab our attention! When there is a task to get done or a project deadline for work or school, sometimes it can be difficult to become motivated to get the job done. The first step in avoiding procrastination traps is to recognize what makes you personally stumble. Here is a starting list of common traps we all fall victim to and how to avoid them. Hopefully after reading you'll be on your way to a more productive you!

1. Doing the "Fun" Stuff First

So many times when I'm at home and need to get important things done, I easily make excuses for doing the "fun" stuff first. For example, I love painting my nails and sometimes I will go ahead and paint them before my responsibilities are accomplished, using the excuse that it doesn't take long. I also love reading my Real Simple magazine and it can become an easy distraction. A great way to avoid these procrastination traps is to set them aside as a reward for your hard work. You'll feel much more at peace that way and you'll have something girly and fun to look forward to!

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