Apathy: The Antidote to Procrastination

I hear an awful lot of people talk about how they would be more successful if they didn’t procrastinate.

That’s undoubtedly true.

I often get asked how to overcome procrastination.  Pretty tricky, actually.

But I think I’ve finally come up with the perfect antidote to procrastination:  apathy.

Let’s face it – if you don’t care enough to have a dream or a goal in the first place, you never get a chance to procrastinate – right???

I know – I’m being a little sarcastic.

But what I’m realizing is that while procrastination really is a dreamkiller – there’s something far more insidious.  If you don’t jump start your way out of the space of just accepting the status quo – you have no choice but to suffer the consequences of inertia.

Which means nothing will ever, ever, ever get better.  It will change (change is a constant), but not get better.

So the first order of business is to start caring enough to want things to be better.  To believe things can get better.  To realize you can make it better.

It all starts with a powerful vision.  If you can imagine what things will be like when they’re better, you can make it happen.

And it’s this powerful vision that will naturally pull you forward and stem the tide of procrastination.

So there you go!

The real antidote to procrastination is having a powerful vision.

What’s yours?


Today’s prescribed image provided by M. Bartosch

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