Procrastination is defined by dictionary.com as the act of procrastinating, or putting off or delaying, especially something requiring immediate attention. If this definition rings true in your life, you are inadvertently contributing to your stress load. At times procrastination occurs because of personal actions and other times it occurs do to environmental concerns which surround you.
This month is coming to a close and there are things which were added to your to do list and/or your goals for the month. How many items on that list have been checked off and accomplished? Did you begin work on your goals list? If the answer to one or both questions is no, then you have participated in procrastination.
There is one thing which will consistently combat procrastination and that is action. But sometimes it helps to have a mental push. Today I want to share five quotes from my personal cheerleader which could be used to help give you the push of motivation to finish your to-do list by your established deadlines.
Five quotes to ensure that reading quotes won’t lead to additional procrastination on your part. The quote I keep on my wall above my desk is:
Procrastination is the bad habit of putting off until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday. – Napoleon Hill
5 Quotes on Procrastination
- “Until you value yourself, you will not value your time. Until you value your time, you will not do anything with it.” – M. Scott Peck
- “Don’t wait. The time will never be just right.” – Napoleon Hill
- “If you put off everything till you’re sure of it, you’ll never get anything done.” – Norman Vincent Peale
- “My advice is to never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.” – Charles Dickens
Let’s make a promise to ourselves that we will takes steps this week to NOT put off things which need to be completed today. This will give you more time to enjoy life tomorrow.
Til next time,
“Procrastination is the bad habit of putting off until the day after tomorrow what should have been done the day before yesterday.” – Napoleon Hill