Motivation, Procrastination

Enough Said

Just Do ItSaw this on yesterday while on Pinterest (   It hit me between the eyes.  Enough said … now MOVE!
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Question for Comment: What have you been procrastinating about?  What are you going to do to get going?

Getting Better, Procrastination

Watch Your Mouth!

I am writing today about a pet peeve of mine.  Anyone who knows me will be vigorously nodding their heads because 9 times out of 10, I have already called them on it.  What am I talking about?  What you say out of your mouth.

From childhood, we know the saying “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me” and we used it to steel ourselves against playground teasing.  Did it work? NO!  Why?  Because words can kill.  They can cut deep into our spirit, our psyche, and cause us deep psychological wounds that sometimes never heal.  In elementary school, I was teased for knowing the answers in class and being an A student.  In high school, I’ll never forget when my history teacher, after distributing a list of extra credit assignments that could be done, announced in front of the class that I was not allowed to do extra credit because my grade was already high.  Can we say embarrassed?   Continue reading “Watch Your Mouth!”

Poll, Procrastination

Poll: What Are Your Challenges? (Part II)

In August, I conducted a poll asking you what challenge you face most often and promised to write a post on the challenge most faced.  The choices were procrastination/delaying, managing your time, dealing with difficult people, being organized and handling stressful situations.  The winner was……(drum roll) procrastination/delaying!

Before I write anything else, I want to thank those of you who responded to the poll!

Now, to write about your challenge and how to overcome it.  It took me awhile to decide what to say new because I have written about procrastination before. (see June 25, 2010 post) Or maybe I was just procrastinating. Anyway, I decided to share my tips, the things I do, when I realize I am procrastinating (yes, I still have that challenge).

 Tips to Combat Procrastination: Continue reading “Poll: What Are Your Challenges? (Part II)”