Don’t you hate it when it’s easy?

Liz Sumner Motivation, Procrastination, Productivity, Resistance, Stop Doing What You Hate, Time Management Leave a Comment

I find it SO annoying when stuff that I’ve been strenuously avoiding, struggling against, and forcefully resisting turns out to be really easy to do once I finally face it. Exercise that feels good after, housecleaning projects that take half as long as I expect– All that flailing and complaining for nothing. I spend so much energy putting them off, …

The Weight of Unfinished Business

Liz Sumner Forgiveness, Procrastination, Resistance, Time Management Leave a Comment

If you made a list of all of your unfinished business, what would be on it? I’m talking about all of the incompletes you’ve been carrying around; the projects that got halfway done and stalled; the little annoying fixes you never got around to; the great ideas that were never developed; the improvements that were never implemented; the conversations that …

Rebuilding Your Trust In Yourself

Liz Sumner Fear, Forgiveness, Motivation, Procrastination 1 Comment

This past week I’ve read a number of articles on the topic of Impostor Syndrome, self-criticism, and negative thinking. The authors’ advice is sound– stop comparisons, speak to yourself as you would speak to a friend, don’t try to be perfect, reveal your vulnerability. Wise advice for everybody, but especially procrastinators. We procrastinators think we are doomed to fail. All …