The Procrastinator’s Guide to Getting Things Done

Do you put off starting important projects until it becomes painful? Whether you're terrified of letting someone down or you just can't get your thoughts in order, here are straightforward strategies to help ADHD adults start — and finish — even the toughest projects.

Difficulties Getting Started

You have a big project coming up. But it seems overwhelming, and like many ADHDers, you've been putting off getting started for days, or even months. Knowing that others see failure to complete projects on time as a sign of disrespect, incompetence, or even laziness fuels your anxiety, fear of failure, imperfection, and indecisiveness, making it even harder to break through the paralysis. There's hope! Cognitive behavior techniques can help even the chronic procrastinator.

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