Ask Amy: Procrastinator will definitely get to it later – Salina Journal


Sometimes, my brain is screaming, "Shut that browser window and do the thing they're paying you to do!" but then I watch myself NOT do that. Dear Unmotivated: I'll skip over my mini-lecture about "time theft" at your workplace, and get right to what I think is going on. First of all, you could consider this behavior as part of your "process." My house is never cleaner than when I have a deadline, but during this time, I find I'm mentally noodling on the work I have to do. Set yourself a loose timeline of things to do before noon, and things to do by 5 p.m., and make sure to include tasks that you enjoy.

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