#askdrcherry on Overcoming Procrastination
Happy day #ConfessedProcrastinator-First off, do not be hard on yourself. We all procrastinate from time to time. It happens when we avoid tasks that we find unpleasant. This is the key to overcome procrastination, you do away with the unpleasantness. By doing this you pave the way for a sense of accomplishment that can encourage you towards more goal achievement. Some ways to get rid of the unpleasantness:
Make the resolution fun and reward yourself with incentives
Turn the resolution into a habit so that you avoid relapse
If the resolution is a major one, chop it into manageable activities
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Cherry A. Collier, Ph.D. is an Organizational Psychologist, Strategist, Executive Coach, and Diversity, Inclusion, & Belonging Consultant for Personality Matters, Inc. Her science-based approach and brain-based techniques, propel people, teams, and organizations to build bridges and work from the inside out to achieve their goals.
Dr. Cherry specializes in emotional intelligence, neuroscience, leadership development, and DEI Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. She received her Doctorate and Master of Science in Applied Social/Organizational Psychology from the University of Georgia and Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Spelman College. She is the author of more than twenty-five Human Behavior related books for leaders, executives, and coaches.
Dr. Cherry is often called the DEI Whisperer because she has a unique ability to fiercely “hold the space” and be totally present which creates a psychologically safe environment that allows others all the space they need to fully express themselves. She listens to others with head, heart and hands approach so that they are heard, seen and understood.