We all have times when we put things off that we know need to be done. Generally, this happens
for one of a few reasons:
We can even put off things to the extent where it becomes harmful for us to do so.
For example we might keep ‘forgetting’ to pay our gas bill even though we are completely aware that
if we don’t we will soon be without warmth/a cooker etc.
This is when procrastination becomes self – sabotage.
This is also the stage where procrastination has gone beyond simply a matter of reduced
productivity or putting things off to full blown alignment with your negative beliefs about yourself.
Putting off paying the gas bill will eventually get to the point where you have no gas. How does this
Well, serve you it does – at one level. It serves a belief.
That belief might be:
EVEN IF you actually had the money to pay the bill, you are STILL serving a deeper belief that you
don’t DESERVE to have the money – so you live this belief out by procrastinating to the point where
your belief can prove itself to still exist.
So today, have a look at where you are procrastinating to the point of self-sabotage (we’ll look at the
less ‘serious’ cases of procrastination later). What deeper belief are you serving when you fail to take
action on the things that would move you towards where you want to go?
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