Certain words and phrases just roll off the tongue.
Easily said, without much thought or consideration of their impact.
‘In a minute’ is one.
It starts with pressured parents doing their best to juggle life with a demanding two-year-old needing immediate gratification.
Relationships stay still because one or both will do that important task for their partner. But… In a minute.
Then there’s self-talk. I should get up and get on. But this bed is too comfy.
I’ll get up… in a minute.
I put the pro in procrastination. If I didn’t use tools to move me forward, I’d always be putting stuff off.
Here’s one I use all the time.
How about replacing the self-talk?
Swap ‘In a minute’ (three little words) for three others.
Do it now.
If you want maximum effect, say them three times.
Do it now. Do it now. DO IT NOW!
What are you putting off?
Come on, do it now.
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