This is a quick 2-minute read because it is such a great tip for getting you off the procrastination struggle-bus!

We’ve all been there: that task we keep writing down on today’s to do list only to transfer it to tomorrow again and again. Or that task we keep saying we’re going to do but we don’t really want to do it and so we delay and delay and delay.

But what if I told you that conquering procrastination could be just 10 minutes away?

How to End Procrastination

Today’s challenge: Identify one thing that’s been on your to-do list forever, something that makes you procrastinate. Maybe it’s scheduling a doctor’s appointment, canceling that membership you pay for but don’t get any value out of, or finally tackling that cluttered desk corner.

Here’s the deal: set a timer for 10 minutes and attack that task head-on!

Trust me, that looming project is often way bigger in your head than in reality. A decision to get it done will be 10x more effective with a timer. 

So, are you ready to win? Set your timer, get that task done, and then let me know how it went in an IG DM! Let’s crush procrastination together and experience the satisfaction of a completed task.

I often call it eating the frog – after the Mark Twain quote (look it up – it’s hilarious!). Sometimes we have to just make the decision to eat the frog the very first thing when we start our day. Meaning, we get the worst part of our day over with FIRST. And a timer is the best way I know to do it. So I tell myself, I’m setting my timer for 10 minutes and I’m making that stupid phone call before I do anything else [or whatever it is I keep putting off!]. 

Works every time. 

Now you try it. Then send me a DM and let me know what task you overcame today!


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