The other day someone asked me for some help with their habit of Procrastinating. I decided to go to Wikipedia and see what it had to say about Procrastination. Here is Wikipedias definition:- Procrastination refers to the counterproductive deferment of actions or tasks to a later time. Psychologists often cite such behavior as a mechanism for coping with the anxietyassociated with starting or completing any task or decision. There are three criteria for a behavior to be classified as procrastination: it must be counterproductive, needless, and delaying. Procrastination may result in stress, a sense of guilt and crisis, severe loss of personal productivity, as well as societal disapproval for not meeting responsibilities or commitments. These feelings combined may promote further procrastination. [...]
Like it or not, exercise is 'good for us'. Today I talk to Personal Trainer, Jennifer Neal about the benefits of exercise. The interview lasts 8 mins 33 sec. Click on this link to hear the interview JenniferNealInterview Here is a demonstration of how you can use EFT, a simple tapping technique to motivate yourself to exercise. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqnp0o1sDJM Speak soon .....
Even though we know that our bodies need to exercise, sometimes it can be the last thing on our mind. Then, when we do remember, we can spend our time feeling 'guilty' and 'justifying' why we didn't or 'couldn't' get round to it, or even chastise ourself for being 'bad', 'hopeless, or for having 'no will power'! If you keep telling yourself you 'should' exercise it won't be much of a motivator for you. Tell yourself you 'could' and you give yourself freedom to choose to exercise or not. There are so many different ways to keep fit. What's really useful is to find a form of exercise that you enjoy, because that way, you are more likely to set aside time [...]
Are you .... working too hard? out of work? in a job you don't enjoy? feeling overwhelmed with family demands? struggling financially? up against deadlines unable to do everything in the time you have? worried about someone? dealing with health issues? finding you are always last on the list? Whatever 'Stresses' you have, feeling anxious and overwhelmed actually gets in the way of you completing your list of tasks, and more importantly affects your health and enjoyment of life. Relating to life like it's a 'to do list' means you can miss out on the joy that is all around you (people, your children, nature). The truth is that no matter how hard you try you are not always going to get [...]