Ep #132: Breaking the Habit of Procrastination

The Joyful Practice for Women Lawyers with Paula Price | Breaking the Habit of Procrastination

Where do you see yourself having the habit of procrastinating? Procrastination is a problem many lawyers face that comes in all shapes and sizes. If you don’t know how you even got to this place where procrastination has become involuntary, this week, you’ll learn how to bring consciousness to what is often an unconscious habit.


Whether it’s putting off sending an email, drafting an argument, or working out, we all understand that there are painful consequences that come with the habit of procrastination. Why, then, is that not enough to motivate us to take action? And how can we learn to break up with the habit of procrastination for good?


Join me this week to understand how procrastination becomes an involuntary habit and a process you can follow to begin letting go of the habit of procrastination. You’ll hear how habits form, what is required for taking action to become your new norm, and how to step into the self-concept of someone who gets things done.



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What You’ll Learn from this Episode:
  • Why our habits are typically unconscious.
  • How procrastination becomes an unconscious habit.
  • Why you must distance yourself from the identity of a procrastinator.
  • The 3-part model for how habits form.
  • Why knowing the consequences of procrastinating isn’t enough to motivate you to take action.
  • 5 steps to breaking the habit of procrastination.


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