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Life's Too Short... so make the most of it! Try something new, eat something healthy, grow something beautiful, hug someone you love, move around a lot, and be kind to yourself. Melanie Cole brings you the best tips from lifestyle and fitness experts, including guests from the American College of Sports Medicine.

Encore Episode: What's the Deal with Procrastination?

From the Show: Life's Too Short
Summary: What's behind procrastination and how can you get things done sooner?
Air Date: 7/10/18
Duration: 9:26
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Andrew Santella, Author
Andrew Santella2Andrew Santella has written for such publications as GQ, New York Times Book Review, Slate, and the Atlantic.com.

He lives in Brooklyn, New York, where he is likely at this very moment putting off doing something important.
Do you put things off?

Why do you procrastinate?

Fear and anxiety get in the way. Worries about failure are prominent. Sometimes there’s a fear of achievement.

What projects are you putting off? Why are you putting them off? Looking at these aspects may get you moving more than someone telling you to just do it.

Procrastination is so common that we may need to become a little more tolerant of it. We’re all human.

You may be able to trick your procrastination by putting out your tools before distractions occur. This may help you get your workout in or your lunch made before something more interesting takes your attention.

Listen as Andrew Santella joins Melanie Cole, MS, to share how common procrastination is.

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