Stop Procrastinating! 5 Ways to Improve Productivity With Adult ADD

Simple strategies to help adults with ADHD start — and finish — projects at home and the job.

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If you have adult ADHD, you’ve probably noticed that you procrastinate more than others. Such behavior can cause problems in personal relationships and those at the workplace. When we fail to complete tasks on time, others see it as a sign of disrespect, incompetence, or laziness.

Because procrastination is essentially a mind-set, cognitive-behavior techniques can help even chronic procrastinators break the habit. If you’ve been putting something off for days (or months), try the following ADHD time-management tips.

Tip #1: Do Something Fun First

This article comes from the February/March 2006 issue of ADDitude.

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TAGS: Deadlines and Procrastination, Organization Tips for ADD Adults, ADHD Time Management

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