Changing how we talk to ourselves is the easiest and most powerful way to overcome procrastination. No other method that I know of disarms procrastination so rapidly and at such a fundamental level: that of our own thoughts.
Since its publication back in 1988, The Now Habit has become well-known among chronic procrastinators looking for ways to overcome this crippling condition, and for very good reasons. Check out this summary with all ideas from this great book.
Procrastinators try to force themselves into action by saying they ‘have to’ do some task. Despite the good intentions, this is the worst expression to be used if you want to get motivated into action. Sadly, it’s also the most commonly used.