Ep #68: Procrastination: From Dread, Distraction and Avoidance to Getting Things Done

The Joyful Practice for Women Lawyers with Paula Price | Procrastination

Do you have a tendency to fall victim to distractions in your everyday? How often do you tend to leave things late in the game, even when you know you’ve got tasks at hand that need seeing to? If the habit of procrastination seems to be your default mode and you can’t figure out how to turn it around, you’re in the right place. 


If your life looks anything like mine or my clients’, your summer is wrapping up, you’re getting back into the swing of a full practice, and work feels like a slump. Your daily workflow doesn’t have the momentum it once did, you’ve got a laundry list of priorities to sort through, and everything just feels heavy and overwhelming. So today, I’m offering a little extra help navigating this transition back to work so you can go from dread, distraction, and avoidance, to getting things done.


Join me this week as I help you overcome the gap between procrastination to getting things done. You’ll discover why we fall prey to procrastination, how it might be showing up for you in your practice, and my top strategies for overcoming procrastination. 



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What You’ll Learn from this Episode:
  • Why we procrastinate, and why it’s often a problem.
  • How procrastination might be showing up in your practice. 
  • Why it’s easier to fall prey to procrastination when we’re dreading a task at hand. 
  • How, when we procrastinate, we do things we don’t even particularly like. 
  • 5 strategies for overcoming procrastination.
  • The thoughts that may be contributing to your experience of procrastination.
  • How to leverage the emotion of a task you don’t struggle with.
  • My best tips for setting yourself up for success with task initiation.
  • What to expect as you begin transforming your relationship with procrastination.


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