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Learn more about the connection between overeating and procrastination

Overeating: Why Procrastination May Be a Significant ...

Don’t put off reading this post. Please. We all delay the actions and choices we face. But for some of us, procrastination is our default setting. Far more than feeling overwhelmed and choosing to put something off, procrastination is a maladaptive lifestyle choice. It is our way of avoiding something and has the potential to …Read the rest…

Learn ways to deal with anxiety when you can't stop procrastinating

Dealing With Anxiety: What to Do When You Keep Procra...

Dealing with anxiety involves also dealing with a wide range of behavioral patterns. There are many types of anxiety disorders but also, many common symptoms. These often include: Loss of focus Poor concentration Fatigue Irritability Insomnia Nausea Racing thoughts Out of control worry Procrastinating Obsessing Avoiding Obviously, none of these symptoms is easy to manage. …Read the rest…

inner critic

Working with Your Inner Critic

How to Get Control of Out of Control Thoughts, Feelings, and Behavior We all have one. An inner voice that expresses criticism, frustration or disapproval about our actions – the inner critic. It might sound like, “you should…”, “why didn’t you”, “what’s wrong with you?”, “why can’t you get it together?”, etc. The actual self-talk …Read the rest…

How to Stop Procrastinating

Take some time to observe your own procrastination patterns. Once you have accomplished that, choose a few of the strategies outlined here. Keep working at it until you understand what you need to do to stop putting things off.     Set Specific Goals   The most effective goals are specific, measureable, and achievable. An …Read the rest…

stress management

Making Stress Work for You

The negative effects of stress in our society can be very severe (mental illness, major medical illness). Stress can also have a terrible impact on our quality of life. Stress relates to our ability to change. Stress can also help us to grow, to achieve, to develop courage, and strengthen us. Every problem can help us …Read the rest…

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What Makes You Procrastinate?

The first in a series of two posts, this post deals with why we procrastinate.   All of us procrastinate on occasion. For some people, it’s a chronic problem; for others, it’s only a problem in certain life areas.   Procrastination is always frustrating because it results in wasted time, lost opportunities, disappointing work performance, and …Read the rest…

how to manage stress

How to Manage Stress: Are You Feeling Overwhelmed?

Do you feel that your life is out of control? Do you find it impossible to make time for yourself? Do you need to learn how to manage stress? Try these principles for managing an overwhelmed life summarized from the book,  CrazyBusy: Overstretched, Overbooked, and About to Snap! Strategies for Handling Your Fast-Paced Life.   Challenge yourself to implement one …Read the rest…