Tag Archives: procrastination

Are you putting off an appointment?

April 18, 2015

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Are you putting off an appointment? by Dr. Nicholas Meyer —  Many times during the course of a week, people enter our dental practice seeking a “quick fix.” They come in with excuses like, “Well, this is my busy time of the year, so it has been hard to make time to come in.” At […]

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Get it done with Hornbeam

November 19, 2013

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by Linda Crider —  We have all had days when we wake up and it feels like Monday morning, regardless of the day of the week. We just cannot seem to face the idea of the tasks ahead of us and, consequently, little or nothing is accomplished. Fortunately, Dr. Edward Bach included an antidote for […]

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Goals stalled? Always running behind? Stuck in a rut?

September 11, 2013

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by Kathy Gates —  Procrastination means “putting it off.” Whether it is a career goal, a home project or something about your daily life, a goal that has plateaued can rattle your motivation and challenge your thinking. Eventually, the bigger effect can be putting your entire life — not just a single task — on […]

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New resolution: You already have everything you need

April 23, 2013

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by Kristin Cicciarelli —  Have you ever set out to accomplish a goal, determined to see it through, when you realized you did not know where to begin? Suddenly your good intentions were stopped dead in their tracks by a lack of resources and materials. A good example might be those 20 pounds you have […]

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It is no secret

March 19, 2013

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by Kathy Gates —  When you were a teenager, did you always sit as close to the back of the room as you could in class or church or even at the movies? Most of us did, probably to avoid the attention of teachers or other adults. And as you grew older, did you find […]

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The truth about procrastination and what to do about it

October 10, 2012

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by Dr. James McClernan —  In our high-speed, computerized, polluted, congested environment, with its economic and political uncertainties and threats of war, we are told we must try to look younger than 30 and stay fit, or the stress of it all will kill us. At the same time, how-to books, media gurus and celebrities […]

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Coping and contending with the “comfort zone”

August 2, 2012

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by Kate Ellis —  As we pursue our goals, trying on various new behaviors, methods and outcomes, we will feel and experience discomfort. Count on it. This is the inevitable process as we expand our personal boundaries. Knowing this, changes can be handled with relative ease. Knowledge is power, and its utilization your strength. The […]

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Navigating distractions

July 25, 2012

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by Dr. Sirah Vettese —  We live in a world where distractions abound, where entertainment and consumerism seduce us to self-medicate in seemingly benign and socially acceptable ways. For each of us, the hook may be different. Examples include work, shopping, sports, sex, gambling, alcohol, drugs, television, telephone, the Internet and hobbies. Regardless of the […]

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Ambivalence: the Universe and the Multiverse

March 1, 2012

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by Sherry Anshara —  Wishy-washy; on the fence; cannot make up your mind; what to do, what to do? This is a form of procrastination and the things you say when you are unsure of yourself. In turn, you are also telling the Universe, as well as the multi-faceted Multiverse (the aggregate of all existing […]

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Everything happens for a reason

February 28, 2012

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by Brian Zahn —  Does it ever cross your mind why one day everything seems so wonderful and the next it goes awry? Do you ever think there must be a higher purpose for what is taking place in your life at any given time? There is an old saying that “everything happens for a […]

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Do you control your thoughts or do they control you?

February 25, 2012

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 by Irene Conlan —  Think about your thoughts. Where do they lead you? Do you let them help you soar to new heights? Or do you allow them to control your mind, attitudes, emotions, desires and decisions in a negative way? Consider some of the scenarios below, and see if you can relate to them. […]

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