15 Tips For Beating Laziness

15 Tips For Beating Laziness

11. Be proud of getting your tasks completed. Most of us hate performing a task, and then feel neutral about getting it done. Get excited about completing these annoying tasks. Give yourself a pat on the back when they’re completed.

12. Start with something easy. When faced with several things you don’t want to do, start with the quickest and easiest. The sense of accomplishment will keep you going.

13. Make a to-do list. Cross the items off as they’re completed and enjoy the progress you’re making. There’s something satisfying about marking items off a list.

14. Consider the benefits of the task. Will you get to keep your job? Get a date? Have a freshly manicured lawn? Consider the benefits of the activity. Focus on these benefits and get started before your attention drifts.

15. Plan a reward at the end of the day. If you get everything completed, do something enjoyable. Meet a friend for dinner or rent a movie.

Laziness is a common dilemma. It occurs when the motivation to do a task is insufficient. There are several causes for this, but the cause isn’t important. Choose a few workable strategies to get you going and put them into action. You’ll be pleasantly surprised at your results.

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Author: Sean May

Sean May is the founder of Science of Imagery. Sean focuses on helping individuals and companies reach their personal and professional goals while working to make the world a better place, one smile at a time. He has over 10 years of experience in the Personal Development space, using many different modalities and techniques to help break through old belief patterns and focusing on making things as fun as possible to break through any negativity or seriousness.

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  1. this is very helpful..thank you…i have found everything takes 3 seconds…like excersize..in 3 seconds you are going to or not going to. i have found that is true on all chores as well..i am overcoming chores as something i enjoy doing to make things clean and shinning ..i look forward to your email everyday and know you are all blessed .. thank you

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    • Hello Robbie,

      You’re very welcome and I’m glad you enjoyed the post and found the information in it to be helpful. It’s always nice to know that the information we provide helps others!

      We look forward to continuing your journey to a better life with you.

      Have a blessed day.

      -Sterling

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