by Pamela S. Wiegartz Ph.D., ACT, Kevin L. Gyoerkoe Psy.D., ACT
With The Worrier's Guide to Overcoming Procrastination, you'll develop the skills you need to understand and conquer the anxiety that lies at the root of your chronic avoidance.
You know that postponing things you need to do can result in negative consequences-overdue bills, unhappy supervisors, disappointed friends and romantic partners, and feelings of guilt or dread-but something inside keeps you from taking action. For many of us, that something is anxiety-fear of failure, firmly entrenched perfectionism, or even fear of success. With The Worrier's Guide to Overcoming Procrastination, you'll develop the skills you need to understand and conquer the anxiety that lies at the root of your chronic avoidance. These proven skills for overcoming procrastination will help you to work productively, enjoy guilt-free leisure time, and free yourself from the anxiety that holds you back.
Use this effective program to:
- Identify the specific reasons behind your procrastination
- Eradicate the negative thinking patterns that fuel anxiety
- Set goals for boosting your productivity and improving time management
- Make the commitment to change your habits for good
176 pgs / 8" x 10"
Contents Acknowledgments Introduction PART 1 Learn About Your Anxiety and Procrastination 1 Understanding Anxious Procrastination 2 Evaluate Your Reasons for Procrastinating 3 Get Motivated and Make a Commitment PART 2 Change Your Mind About Anxiety and Procrastination 4 Overcome Fears of Failure and Success 5 Know That You Can Do It 6 Accept Imperfection and Uncertainty 7 Focus on the Now PART 3 Get Moving on Your Goals 8 Confront Your Fears 9 Set Effective Goals 10 Manage Time More Effectively 11 Change the Way You Relate PART 4 Maintain Positive Change 12 Get Support 13 Prevent a Relapse References