How do you deal with it when you are putting things off? Does it work and how does it make you feel? In this second step of my series “Why do we procrastinate? The 3 reasons and how to stop” we look at the best way to deal with procrastination and the most effective way to break the cycle of putting things off more “Why do we procrastinate? The 3 reasons and how to stop! Breaking the Cycle”
What sort of things do you say to yourself when you are putting things of? Lots of my clients call themselves lazy or stupid when they are not doing the things they think they should, but is that the real reason people put things off?
When we start to look into it, one of three reasons usually appears, none of which are that they are lazy or stupid – so it is much easier to fix! more “Why do we procrastinate? The 3 reasons and how to stop! – Step 1”
How do we develop skills? What is the best way to practise and develop our talents? In this blog I look at how to build skills using the myelination of neurons. If that means nothing to you, watch the video….
How do we truly engage an audience? Is there a secret? This blog is all about the key to really connecting with your audience, in a way that makes them want to stop and listen to you, and go away remembering you for all the right reasons!
What is the best way to learn, neurobiologically speaking? How can we make the most of research into neuroplasticity in order to improve our performances? In this blog I cover the best thing to do to improve what you do.
So many of my clients have an interesting relationship with perfection. Perhaps that is why I am drawn to work with them – because my relationship with perfection has been turbulent to say the least over the years! I got thinking about why it is I prioritise perfection over excellence sometimes (and this might be just my issue!) Here is my analysis on Perfect Performances vs Brilliant Performances.
Practising is something I have always found hard, and often found myself avoiding or putting off. It wasn’t until recently I discovered the reason why.
How to stop procrastinating is something I have been struggling with for many years, and it is only very recently that I have cracked it (well almost). So here are my tips for overcoming chronic procrastination.
– Heads up, this recording does not have great sound quality (it is on my list to get a proper microphone) but as I have been putting this one off(!) I am putting it out there as it is.
What to do when things go wrong can be a struggle for many performers, and not just when it goes obviously wrong. It can be a struggle just when we think we are getting a bad reaction from the audience, or we have made a small mistake. In this video I look at a simple shift in perspective that can help hugely with this.
Getting in the right headspace for a performance can be one of the hardest things for a performer to do. This video looks at three simple things you can do to help you be the best you in a performance.