Understanding and Overcoming Procrastination Start Doing What Truly Matters

Understanding and Overcoming Procrastination: Start Doing What Truly Matters

If you're the master procrastinator, you know the woes of trying to finish a project at the last minute. There’s that instant panic when you realize the due date is around the corner. But you haven’t started even the easiest of tasks, and that larger task just seems like an even more challenging task. We’ve all been there. And sometimes no matter how hard you try, you can’t get in the mindset to start a big task. So, you keep putting it off and are overcome with negative emotions, like stress and discomfort. It’s like you physically don’t have the motivation to start what you need to start. The worst part is that when you put off what you should be doing until the last minute, you don’t do your best work.

What is Flow?: The Psychology Behind the Flow State of Mind

The flow state of mind (also known as being in the zone) is a mental state we all wish we could achieve. It doesn’t matter if we’re at work or doing something creative. The flow experience brings you into the present through mindfulness. Your thoughts aren’t floating around to distract you. You aren’t worried about bills or the kids. You’re just here, right now. That sense of feeling gives you a boost at work and elsewhere in your life. But not only that, the flow state of mind gives you a different type of happiness. We’re going to cover the psychology behind the flow state of mind. We’ll learn how it works and the benefits. Plus, we’re going to discuss great ways to get into that flow state of mind. The next time you’re struggling, you may be able to fix your focus.

How much life do we have left?

Pause. Take a moment to go back in time when you were a child. How did the passage of time feel in childhood compared to now? If you're like me, time seemed to move at a crawl in childhood compared to the speedy blur in adulthood. Why…