How many mornings have you awoken before the alarm rang, or woken up the first time when it rang? Certainly not me, and perhaps I’m not alone with my snooze syndrome struggles.
Hitting the snooze button can’t be that bad, right?
You’d think that hitting the snooze button in the morning a couple of times can’t be that bad right? The worse thing that could happen might be you being late for school, work, or maybe that meetup you’re supposed to be going to, right?
That may be true, but the mindset leading to you hitting the snooze button could potentially signify something more. That’s what we’re gonna talk about today.
What do you mean by something more?
Hitting the snooze button is actually not too different from the acts of procrastination. Procrastination is a huge problem that I’ve also been struggling with lately.
As you can probably tell, I’ve taken quite a bit of hiatus since my last posts and reform of MisterBitterSweet. With so much things going on in my life, I started making friends with procrastination’s friend too; Excuses.
How are excuses a form of procrastination?
When we intend to delay a task we were supposed to complete, we often try to find a reason to justify the delay. These “reasons” really are just excuses.
Each of us would have a different answer to the above question. Recognising and differentiating an answer from an excuse is the start to identifying when you’re coming up with an excuse.
Stop using excuses to put off pursuing your dreams.
Lately, I’ve started identifying my excuses. “Couldn’t find a good picture to go with my posts”, “No one interested in the stuff I write, could probably take a break.”
I wanted to make a change to that, so instead of completing the various posts that I started. I decided to talk about my procrastination in writing. Between me juggling a job, volunteering, creating a new idea and maintaining a blog, there may seem to be a couple of reasons to me to put off doing any one of them.
However, these are things that I’m interested in, and I’ve decided to use any of these things as my excuses any further. This is me making a change in my life.
Time for you to make a change today.
What about you? What are some of the things you’ve always wanted to do?What’s your excuse for not doing them?
Regardless of what you want to do, start identifying the excuses you’ve been using to put off doing those stuff. Decide that you want to make change, and start that change you’ve wanted!
If you’re looking for someone to share with, feel free to leave a comment or reach out to me through our contact page.
P.S. After writing a new post after so long, I’m fueled with my initial enjoyment of writing again! Stay tuned for my next posts!