Practically every person has moments when she/hecannot focus on work, don’t know how to tackle it, and constantly distracted bythe surrounding and postpone the work. Fred Stutzman, was graduate student ofNorth Carolina, he was working on the thesis. He was in access of free internet,so he starting watching videos, scrolling social media and chatting.
He noticedthat he took so many breaks just to check messages; he cannot keep away frominternet. He thought of disconnecting internet, but he failed. At that night hedecided to create software which can help him to stay away from internet. He designedsoftware called ‘Freedom’. It blocks websites and internet for the time set.
The freedom software is useful to the writers,coders or anyone who wants to work with any distraction. It helps to increasethe productivity and save lots of time. The software helps you to keep focusedon your work because there are no distractions and decision making is alsofast.Ways to get rid of procrastination-1- Make plansYou can make a to-do list for the day. The first thingto do is to solve the most complex and urgent problems, then simpler ones. You candecide time for each task; it will keep you on track and also help you tomanage time.2- Maybe it’s not for youIf the desire to postponea case for later is repeated time after time, try to find out why it is sounrealizable for you.
Maybe it does not make any sense for you to take it,and you should transfer it to another person. Maybe it’s not for you becauseyou are postponing it as soon as you get a reason.3-As soon as possible reward yourselfPositivereinforcement must be provided for itself as soon as possible – this is anecessary condition for maintaining motivation. Consider it asconfirmation that you are on the right track. Rewards help you to keep movingand keep you motivated.3- Just start doingThe most important thing that stops us from doing things isour imagination. We believe that the task will be too boring, complicated,painful. But if we just start, we understand that everything is not as badas we imagined.
When we perform a task that wereally want to postpone, we feel confident in ourselves and satisfied. Thisfeeling will always be more pleasant than the activity you choose asprocrastination. But we’ll never know if we do not.Almost every person on earth is struggling withprocrastination. Doing today what is easy and even rational to transfer totomorrow is not part of our nature. Unfortunately, in our busy life, whenwe have more items on the to-do list than the time to do it, this can bedangerous. Chronic propensity to procrastination leads to bad results,severe stress and even diseases.
It is not easy to overcome, but it can also bedone. But the most important thing is just to start doing something. Sometimesit takes only a couple of minutes to get into the work.