Live Life Your Way!.
[EPISODE] The Procrastinator In Motion Is Going Nowhere Fast. Or, Are You Just Plain Old Lazy?
Join Noreen Sumpter on Beyond Potential: Live Life Your Way as she mashes it up with David Parker, author of The More You Do, The Better You Feel.
He will tell his own story of overcoming depression and procrastination. Listen to how he felt. David will share what it was like for him to live life as a totally inadequate adult. His twisted logic simply made no sense.
So, he spent a large amount of time doing nothing but watching television while cursing himself for his inactivity. Join Noreen as she discovers if procrastination is just a fancy word for laziness.
Tune in to learn more!
Noreen recaps a recent trip to Facebook’s offices and what she’s learned about social media from the trip. She is joined by author David Parker to discuss procrastination and depression. David details his background growing in Brooklyn and his struggles with depression as a child. David and Noreen discuss their favorite childhood cartoons and English pop music from their youth.
Noreen and David discuss the inspiration for David’s book. David describes his past troubles with marriage and how it led to his depression as an adult. David shares how his habit of journaling taught him to recognize what undone tasks in life were leading to his emotional troubles. David explains that procrastination can be childish. He breaks down his JOT method, Just One Task,and how it helped him overcome his procrastination.
David describes how proper actions produces good feelings in his daily life. Noreen brings up the importance of being compassionate with yourself when dealing with procrastination and depression. David then mentions the way pessimism can be a serious detriment to our life goal. He further mentions the importance of taking responsibility and turning it into response ability, the ability to respond to life’s challenges.
Noreen discusses her own procrastination with getting her U.S. citizenship. David compares his struggle with procrastination to resisting the urge to smoke cigarettes. David discusses the ways daydreaming, napping, and watching television can get in the way of accomplishing daily goals. He shares the importance of simple tasks from making the bed to cleaning in developing good habits.