Procrastination is the death-nail of many a dream. It turns success into failure, fun into dread. There are many reasons people procrastinate. A major one is perfectionism and its sibling “fear of failure.” Here we know unconsciously that the reason we did not do as well as we should have because we did not have […]

Better late than never?

In the years 2000 and 2001 I wrote a series called 365 ways to boost you self esteem. I would add a short article every day. I suppose it was really a blog but I was not using a blogging software. I’m slowly transferring as many of the seven hundred posts to the blog from […]

Give yourself a deadline and then do it even if it is not as good as you desire

continuing our goal achievement series: Give yourself a deadline for any goal and then just beat that deadline no matter what it takes.  This again is a way to beat that most odious habit of procrastination which damages our chances of archiving goals more than just about any other hindrance. A friend gets into trouble […]

Declare victory and go home

This is part of a series of posts I wrote about two years ago on a different website. I thought I had lost all these posts but I manged to find them so I’ll be posting them in the next few days: I was trying to alter the look of a previous post. It was […]