Stop Putting Things Off – 5 Tips to Confront Everything You Want To
What are you putting off – and why?
I HATED phone calls…
I’m still not someone who is on the phone regularly.
I would procrastinate about every call I had to make.
Or I would delegate it to someone else.
Having to handle accounting queries at work did MAKE me confront the fear of phones.
I was being called multiple times a day.
It was only by analysing the stories in my life that I saw where this fear of the phone came from.
My dad was an incredibly hard working vet.
In the early years of my life, he was on call most nights.
I came to associate the phone ringing with him and my mum having to leave for a veterinary emergency.
Film nights cut short.
Board games folded away early.
I associated the phone with an end to ‘playtime’.
There was the reason I didn’t like the phone.
There was the reason I put off phone calls.
Only by acknowledging this story was I able to see how unhelpful it was to me.
In today’s podcast, I share how to get over the stories from your past – AND four other tips for confronting your to do list!
Let’s stop putting things off for good!