procrastination is something I believe we’ve all somehow gone through in our lives. Where we misuse our free time and put off tasks that we should be doing. Then when it’s too late, we begin to panic and wish we got started earlier.

Procrastination is when you know you have this deadline or task to do. Instead of doing it, You find yourself endlessly scrolling through social media, watching videos, playing games, etc.

You know deep down you should be working, but you just don’t feel like it. Procrastination is not an easy pit to escape from. Take action NOW! And don’t let it take over your life.


My Procrastination Experience

I am definitely not the most productive person on earth. I struggled in the procrastination pit for as long as I can recall. But I was able to realize my main problem.

Then I tried my best to search for a solution to my problem. spoke to a few people and made lots of research. Even while researching I felt I was just being comfortable in the pit.

Searching for the solution is what I was really grateful for.  And after a long period of struggle, I was set free, with no guarantee that I won’t fall victim again.


Procrastination Loop

At times you decide, that enough is enough. You go to bed feeling motivated to make a change in your life. To work towards achieving your goals in life. But, when you wake up, it becomes an entirely different story.

Because you find yourself falling back into old patterns. Your old way of life, and you begin to again see the goals you set as unachievable.

And most of the time procrastination comes with your short-term goals. For example,  let’s say you have a report to write. You’ve designed or thought about it for weeks probably a month before. And yet you continued putting it off day after day.

You keep nagging thinking about this report you have to write. It is always on your mind. But you’ve not done anything about it. Then, suddenly, the day before the deadline, you begin to struggle and really stress yourself to write that report hours before it’s the deadline.


How to Stop Procrastination

There are a number of ways we can follow to stop procrastinating. And you can decide what works best for you. Also, check out this post for straightforward steps.


1. change your Environment:

Our environment has a great impact on our level of productivity. Can you compare your level of focus in the market and in the silence of your room?

And there are environments that make one feel inspired. If you can’t work in public places because of the constant movement and noise, then find a quiet place to sit down and focus. If you can’t work in quiet places, because you keep sleeping off then move to a public place.

The goal is to find what inspires and works for you.


2. Identify what makes you procrastinate:

Maybe you are the one making procrastination easy for yourself. double-check what your procrastination triggers are.

It could be an app on your phone. Could be social media. I delete certain social media apps on my phone when I have something important to get done. Then download them back when I am ready.

I think deleting the app is a little drastic. Because in fighting procrastination you should be conscious of your actions, to know the temptations are there but you fight them.

Deleting the apps is what works for me.  but if you feel that’s what you need, go for it. If it’s extreme look for what works for you. Or maybe try putting your phone away for the day or something like that.

The goal is to decrease distractions and increase your focus.

3. Stop Complicating things

Small measures of progress help to maintain momentum over the long run, which means you’re more likely to finish large tasks.

There is no perfect time to get things done. Just do the WORK.  And also accept the fact that it will never be PERFECT. Perfectionism is one of the biggest reasons for procrastination. And perfectionism can make your life difficult.


4. Relax and  Take a break

Don’t be hard on yourself if you are having a tough time getting out of the procrastination pit. You are human. Take a break when you feel tired or the motivation is going down. Even if it is a 5minutes break.

Hang out with people who inspire you, during your free/break time. Have someone you regularly talk to, that always asks about how far with your goals.



You know at times the most difficult part of a task is starting it. Once you start you find that momentum of wanting to get it done. Everything comes down to taking action and putting in the work. But if you don’t take action, nothing’s going to happen.

So, regardless of what method you use, the bottom line is this: Do the most important thing first each day and let the momentum of the first task carry you into the next one.

I. hope you found this beneficial. Thank you for stopping by, would love to read your comments.


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