The Redirect Technique
Being too hard on yourself for procrastinating isn’t healthy. Studies show that self-blame is counter-productive.
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Now, that doesn’t mean you should just give up, but rather that you shouldn’t let the fact that you don’t want to do something make you feel bad.
Instead, you should try to redirect your worst procrastination sessions into anything productive.
For instance, when I just can’t get myself to sit down and write, I will do small tasks that still need to get done, like answering support emails. This gets you in the mood to work during periods where you have to do something.
As long as the task you are redirecting to is still relevant to your goals, (say, finishing up some edits instead of creating a new article), it’s okay to forgive yourself and redirect your behavior.