3 Powerful Techniques to Beat Procrastination

Great Youtube!
CynthiaRapp, College Freshman
Ultimate Medical Academy , Tampa, Florida Online

This presentation is set in YouTube, just my style. It teaches 3 practical and easy ways to beat procrastination. I plan on using every single one. I'm pretty bad about putting off my homework.

The first one shows you how to break tasks down into small tasks that take 10 minutes each. Then you can put hard tasks in between easy ones.

The second one has you ask yourself three magical questions. When you feel like procrastinating you can get out a piece of paper and answer these three questions, and it works like magic to get you moving again.

The third one will definitely keep me from torturing myself. I will learn how to change homework from something I can put off into seeing myself as a healthcare assistant or manager! I hope you enjoy thins YouTube. I definitely recommend it for procrastinators like me.

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Desiree, HS Freshman
Chemeketa Community College, Salem OR

I love how this u tube video is put together. There are three techniques that they use. #1.Ten minute rule- the example they used was getting fit. Say you start exercising, don't start right away doing 30 minutes a day, start out with a 10 min warm up.

#2. The three magical questions- ask yourself these questions if your struggling. 1. Where are you? 2. What do you want to do? 3. How will you feel after doing it? The example they use is a man sitting at his desk wanting to get a project done and he does not know where to start, so he is pretending he is working. He needs to ask himself these 3 questions. 1. Where are you? "at my desk" 2. What do you want to do? Get my paper done by 5pm. 3. How will you feel after doing it? Proud of himself. The last technique is Ultimate goal-immediate desire the example they use is smoking. Would you rather fulfill your goal of stop smoking or would you rather have nasty breath. It's pretty cool how it was all laid out for you. Good video.

3 powerful techniques to beat procrastination YouTube video review
Jordan Bailey
Chemeketa Community College, Salem, Or

I personally loved this YouTube video. I tend to retain information better from videos. The first thing it talks about is the ten minute rule. I need to try and practice this myself. It says to make your goal seem easier you should break your goals into smaller amounts of time. About five to ten minutes. This will make your task seem less overwhelming.

The second is to write down the three magic questions. 1. Where are you? 2.What do you want to do? 3.How will you feel after doing it? This will help you imaging yourself doing the task and motivate you to do so.

The third technique is \" Ultimate goal vs immediate desire\". Which is where you put off your immediate desire and do your ultimate goal now. You ask yourself what would you prefer and tell yourself the pros of doing your ultimate goal. This will help motivate you and keep you from procrastinating.


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