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Windows 7: What are your techniques for avoid procrastinating ?

06 Mar 2010   #1
JordanJP

Windows 7 baby ! : D
 
 
What are your techniques for avoid procrastinating ?

Hey

I'll admit it, whenever there's something that needs to be done, generally I tend to procrastinate a lot and put it off until the last minute.

I would like some opinions, how do you overcome your procrastination ?

For example today I would like to get one of my school assignments done, however I just feel lazy.

My assignment isn't due until the end of April

Any thoughts ?
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06 Mar 2010   #2
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JordanJP View Post
Hey

I'll admit it, whenever there's something that needs to be done, generally I tend to procrastinate a lot and put it off until the last minute.

I would like some opinions, how do you overcome your procrastination ?

For example today I would like to get one of my school assignments done, however I just feel lazy.

My assignment isn't due until the end of April

Any thoughts ?
Well, sometimes talks to myself try to make decided or not...Then i go straight in front of the mirror because i thought i was the best who could care much about it... i'm so horrified by what i have just seen, my arms fall off along my body and at the second look couldn't bear anymore that thing i just saw, trying to convice myself i'm SO sweet...Horror! i have seen Horror...

Well, Son you got a month to do your " school assignments "!!!
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06 Mar 2010   #3
Ex_Brit

Win 7 Ult SP1/Win 10 Pro (all x64)
 
 

I just put off thinking about it....LOL.

Seriously I try not to procrastinate.

A friend of mine does, badly. He has various electrical and plumbing issues in his abode that have needed attention for 3 years now, to my knowledge, and he is still saying, "I'll do that soon".
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06 Mar 2010   #4
pacinitaly

windows 7 professional & ultimate 64bit laptops
 
 

I add the task that needs to be done on my phone and have it remind me every:

1hr if has to be done today
5hr next day
8hr next 2-5days
12hr next week
daily anytime after that
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06 Mar 2010   #5
Little Darwin

Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit)
 
 

I heard about a procrastinator's club.

I'll look into joining it some day.




I have depression issues along with just normal procrastination, but I have found success very recently on a few things...

Just do whatever it is for a few minutes. then if you stop fine... Do another few minutes later in the day or in the morning.

For me, I have found that once I get started, I don't mind it, so I will keep going longer than I expected to.

Also, if you are feeling sluggish and lazy, perhaps better diet, or supplements, and some exercise will help as well. Plus, just getting something accomplished (even if only partially) makes you feel real good.
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06 Mar 2010   #6
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Never do today what you can put off until tomorrow.
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06 Mar 2010   #7
DocBrown

Win7 Enterprise, Win7 x86 (Ult 7600), Win7 x64 Ult 7600, TechNet RTM on AMD x64 (2.8Ghz)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Never do today what you can put off until tomorrow.

Because Tomorrow never comes, it's always Today
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06 Mar 2010   #8
Kari

 

AT WORK:
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Bare Foot Kid View Post
Never do today what you can put off until tomorrow.
Never do today what you can delegate tomorrow.


AT HOME:
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pacinitaly View Post
I add the task that needs to be done on my phone and have it remind me every:

1hr if has to be done today
5hr next day
8hr next 2-5days
12hr next week
daily anytime after that
Angie, my dear wife adds the task that needs to be done on her notebook and reminds me every:

0.1 hr if has to be done today
0.5 hr next day
0.8 hr next 2-5days
1.2 hr next week
10 times daily anytime after that

Kari
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06 Mar 2010   #9
smarteyeball

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by JordanJP View Post

I would like some opinions, how do you overcome your procrastination ?
I spend a lot of time ruminating about ways I can avoid procrastination...
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06 Mar 2010   #10
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Little Darwin View Post
I heard about a procrastinator's club.

I'll look into joining it some day.
The bad news is, they never got around to holding the first meeting.

The good news is, they never collected the dues either.

What are your techniques for avoid procrastinating ?-3dpeur.gif


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