Complete and continue
Beat procrastination and smash your writing goals
Introduction and welcome
Lesson 1: Why systems are more important than willpower (1:11)
How to beat procrastination
Lesson 2: Introduction to the section (0:46)
Lesson 3: Finding your procrastination 'characteristics’
Lesson 4: Using ‘choice architecture’ to kill your distractions
Lesson 5: Using ‘controlled breaking’ to keep focused
Why scheduling is sexy (honestly)
Lesson 6: Introduction to the section (0:55)
Lesson 7: Scheduling time using the traffic light method
Thinking big and small: goals and steps
Lesson 8: Introduction to the section (0:54)
Lesson 9: Setting your writing goal
Lesson 10: Raising the stakes
Lesson 11: Setting your first step
Getting a rock-solid plan
Lesson 13: Introduction to the section (0:56)
Lesson 14: How to write longer each day (without noticing)
Lesson 15: Creating a ‘When-Then’ routine
Keep yourself accountable
Lesson 16: Introduction to the section (0:53)
Lesson 17: How to use rewards and power-ups
Lesson 18: How you use other people to hold you account
BONUS: Now, optimise your routine
Lesson 19: Introduction to the section (1:01)
Lesson 20: Using tracking and reflection
Lesson 21: Getting unstuck when you're stuck!
Lesson 22: Thanks you've been amazing! (0:53)
Lesson 2: Introduction to the section
In the first section you learned why systems and routines are more important than willpower if you want to get down to write.
In this section we’re going to give you some great science-backed methods to manage and defeat your procrastination.
You’ll learn about research into procrastination by an American psychologist and we’ll investigate your procrastination characteristics.
We’ll help you organise your writing environment better so you can minimise and remove your writing distractions and maximize and introduce writing triggers.