Who me procrastinate?
You may have noticed I have not written a blog post in quite awhile. I wanted to explain:
I have come up with some EXCELLENT reasons like:
It’s too close to a holiday; no one will be reading emails this week.
I’ve got to come up with the perfect topic.
I’m too busy this week.
Or my favorite one yet…
What about the GDPR? Maybe I shouldn’t email at all anymore!
Here’s the truth:
I’ve been procrastinating – plain and simple. I let so much time pass I was struggling with what to say to explain my hiatus. The longer I put off sending this email, the more significant a hurdle it became in my mind. In fact, I broke my promise to restart my newsletter so many times; I realized I could no longer trust myself.
So, I decided to take some drastic measures....
I called my friend Liz (who I know covets this beautiful Chanel bag I was gifted by an old boyfriend years ago) and said,
“If you don’t see this email hit your inbox by Wednesday, that handbag is yours to keep FOREVER!”
So here we are! Since it is always my priority to offer you valuable content in these emails, I decided what better topic to address then PROCRASTINATION!
Procrastination isn’t complicated. It’s just not doing what you said you would do when you said you would do it. Yes, it’s that black and white.
Those voices you hear, they’re not your friends, and they aren’t rooting for your dreams. They want you to take the easy way out and not have to do anything you don’t feel like doing, or takes too much time, or scares you.
What’s even worse: Procrastination leads to mediocrity and keeps you from living up to your full potential. It prevents you from being the extraordinary person you are here to be. It’s that serious.