Procrastination: Just Do the Damn Thing and Beat Your Addiction & Bad Habits Problems, Destroy and Overcome Laziness, Cure Your Mind and Solve the Productivity Puzzle.

Anti-Anxiety 30 Day Plan
Narrated by: Brian Housewert
Length: 3 hrs and 7 mins
Categories: Self Development, How-To
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Do you want to overcome procrastination and eliminate excuses that are preventing you from reaching your goals, and get more done in less time?

Here's the dark truth: if you're someone who has a bad case of habitual procrastination, you aren't going to go very far in life. People don't trust chronic procrastinators, and they often have low self-esteem. 

How do you feel after a long day when you haven't really achieved your goals or hit your target for the day, only to push it into the next day, repeating the vicious cycle? If you're being honest, you're going to admit that it doesn't feel great. If this sounds like you, then keep reading, as this guide may potentially change your life.

Do you often struggle with getting started and keeping up motivation on important assignments? Are you tired of waiting till the last minute to complete a project, only to end up unexpectedly overwhelmed by the sheer scope of the project, and despairing because you realize you may not be able to complete it on time?

Are you sick of sabotaging yourself and throwing away life-changing opportunities due to your compulsive tardiness?

This definitive guide takes you by the hand and shows you how the human psychology works in simple, understandable terms. You're going to discover the psychology behind motivation and why you behave the way you do as well as hand you a step-by-step blueprint to getting rid of procrastination...for good.

In this insightful guide, you're going to discover:

  • Six useful tips to help you identify bad habits that lead to procrastination
  • How to find out if you're a chronic or habitual procrastinator
  • A dead simple, but powerful question to ask yourself that will help you boost your motivation and grit
  • The most common forms of self sabotage that are destroying your productivity (and how to avoid them)
  • How to wield motivation like a weapon and move with grace like a samurai warrior
  • Why activities that make you feel good can actually destroy your success
  • Why fantasizing can sets you back further (to some, it can come at a nasty price)
  • How to use the Pomodoro technique for effective time management. A lot has been written about the topic, but this audiobook will get rids of the fluff and shows you how to wield this powerful technique
  • How 10’000 can become your favorite number (it’s not what you think)
  • Things to keep in mind and things to try out at the end of each chapter. With these tips, your life will skyrocket 
  • The 30-day, step-by-step plan to help you overcome the habit of chronic procrastination
  • ...and much, much more!

It doesn't matter if you're a corporate executive, a stay-at-home parent or a college student, by the end of this audiobook, you'll have all the tools you need to take back the reins of your life and get things done.

©2019 Brian Hall (P)2019 Brian Hall

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I wish it was CGP Gray who narrated this book.

Book is pretty good it has many useful tips, however I haven't tested them yet in practice. The are some hick-ups that were not edited out but at least they are rare. At one point the book refers to a picture of a spreadsheet which is obviously missing in the audiobook.

Narrator sounds like he wants to talk like CGP Gray in his educational video but falls short. Although it's not terrible.

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 I Like This One 

I like the audiobook but have not finished it yet. I bought it because I liked what I saw. The author explains why we procrastinate. That's a good place to start.

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improve your productivity immediately

The overall scheme is sensible, practical, and it works--particularly like the "Do the one thing" that gets a priority project going or finished. And as with a good cookbook, you can dip in anywhere and find wonderful strategies and actions that will improve your productivity immediately. Use this book and its advice and you will find you have enough time to do what you need to do--and better yet, what you want to do.

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Make sure to take Notes!!

I love the strategy make sure you take notes to follow along really helpful. It was a great listen.

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This audiobook provides helpful information

Overall, I believe this audio book helped, in many ways I wouldn’t have known to do without, and I’m sure I’m the only one it has helped.

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Easy listen with good tips and skills

Best audio book on Procrastination and how to overcome it. Thoroughly researched by ,who have years of experience in this area.

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Thanks author for sharing this audible.

The complex defined in a simple way. The have provided techniques and examples on how to manage or overcome procrastination on many levels.

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Wonderfully organized and readable

HANDS DOWN is the most detailed, but clearly presented audio-book I have ever listen on this subject. Wonderfully designed and eminently readable, it opens your eyes to WHY you're actually procrastinating, then provides all sorts of amazing ACTION STEPS to be enforced right away!

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Actionable Advice

The audio-book (like all the works of Damon) includes easy-to-understand, ACTIONABLE strategies that will help you improve... What seems to differentiate Damon's suggestion, no matter who you are.

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Convenient audio-book for fighting procrastination

I love the author being short on theory and long on actually and zeroing in on real and popular traps like social media, binge watching shows, video games, etc. It also greatly helps that he was a world-class procrastinator, worse than most of us!

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  • Donald S. McEvoy
  • 02-08-20

The book has some great practical techniques

I like the book but have not finished it yet. I bought it because I liked what I saw. The author explains why we procrastinate. That's a good place to start. And guess what? There are many reasons for why we procrastinate. I should know! There are a lot of tactics for overcoming your "inner procrastinator." It all sounds very good and the book doesn't seem boring, which is one reason for why we procrastinate, and the main reason why I purchased it. The last thing a person who procrastinates needs is a boring book. I like this one.

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  • Melvin S. Stafford
  • 02-08-20

Some great idea

Very good, to the point. I've implemented some of the suggestions and found them helpful.

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  • Joel K. Debusk
  • 02-08-20

Really Good listen book

Solid practical advice. I have been able to make use of many of these ideas with little effort. I'm pleased with the results so far.

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  • Darryl C. Payne
  • 02-08-20

Recommend this book to EVERYONE

I would definitely recommend this book to the constant procrastinator. It will help you change the way you look at things and the way you do things in life.

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  • Matthew K. Becker
  • 02-08-20

Some very useful tips

I have a tendency to procrastinate myself, and I found this book very helpful. It goes through identifying why we procrastinate, then runs through tactics for breaking the habit, and interestingly, points out how procrastination can actually HELP us to get the task done. There was a very useful suggestion for those who are building up a business alongside full-time work, to break down each project into the component tasks, and then build working on them into a habit around time, eg setting aside 6-7pm every day to work on those tasks. I’m using the suggestion of setting up a rewards system too – when making a ‘to do’ list, after each activity, also write down the reward you get for it, eg ‘read novel for 15 mins’.

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  • Andrew L. Shaw
  • 02-08-20

Outstanding book

This Book is a very well structured book covering comprehensive all possible areas of the procrastination problems. The way it explains the problem with practical real life personal examples, one can easily connect with it. All the tactics are very well explained and work well too. A great book and must listen for anyone who is struggling from procrastination.

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  • Lisa A. Savell
  • 02-08-20

Very good Content of this book

It may seem strange but this book is good even if you believe you DO NOT have an issue with procrastination. The reason why is that it provides actionable concepts that you can implement TODAY. So don't procrastinate. Get this book today.

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  • Andrew B. Munoz
  • 02-08-20

Thanks and I will recommend this to my friend

Thanks. This is an excellent listen . Made me rethink my actions and how to re frame my approach, mindset and thinking.

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  • Edith T. Diaz
  • 02-08-20

Amazing audible book

It is an easy and quick listen and should probably be added to a calendar for yearly re-visits.

As a busy entrepreneur, I have intruded several of the techniques to great effect.

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  • Debbie D. Jones
  • 02-08-20

Useful book

I liked this book because it stated things I already knew in a manner that was fresh and more appealing. The easy going tone of the book as well as the chunked content also made it a good listen.