Tuesday, April 28, 2015

The 7 Stages Of Procrastinating

The 7 stages of
procrastinating*


Why yes I did make this post when I should've been writing.

1. The beginning. Aka: The f*ck yeah, I got this phase.


2.The "it's loading may as well check Twitter" Stage





3. Let's do this!


This is the stage where you convince yourself you have this. You go and write a couple hundred words then..

4. Oh. I forgot to get coffee stage.

5. THE "I should probably finish that blog post" Stage(other options include the I should check my email phase or the I should check Twitter again phase)

6. The "Okay, back to work" Stage.

During this stage you proceed to sit at your desk and stare at the blank screen.

Stage 7 can go two ways:



1. The Actually F*cking Write stage. Where you finally(after repeating the other stages a few times) WRITE and it's EPIC and THE BEST WORDS YOU'VE EVER WRITTEN.


OR



2. I should just read/watch a movie/spend countless hours on Netflix stage. Wherein you admit defeat for the day while telling yourself you'll just write twice as many words tomorrow.

Let it goooooooo!

This post brought to by a person who should really be writing.

*this post can be applicable to anything but is focused on the stages of procrastinating writing. =)

10 comments:

  1. Haha, I love this post. Time well spent! ;)

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  2. I am incredibly guilty of this hahaha. whenever I try to do homework, I always get up and grab a snack, then when I head back to finish my work, I eventually distract myself by browsing through twitter or other book blogs with posts I haven't read yet :P cute post Shay!!

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    1. Thank you! I literally do basically all of these every other day when I sit down to write! =)

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  3. Yeah, this is the story of my life. And likely why I failed so completely at NaNo ;) But level with me: Does #7-1 ever actually happen? Because in my world... it's pretty much all #7-2 ;)

    Shannon @ It Starts At Midnight

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    1. Haha, this post is probably why I didn't write anything this last week of Camp. ;)
      Yeah, I think it's like 3% of the time you actually do #7-1 and then 97% of the time it's 2! =)

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  4. I'M PROCRASTINATING BY BEING ON YOUR BLOG SHAY. ARE YOU HAPPY NOW?

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  5. Hahaha I am definitely a number two. Tell myself I'll do it tomorrow and read or watch Netflix instead. I'm glad I'm not the only one who gets distracted. Nice use of you procrastination to make a post. ;)

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  6. Hahaha I am definitely a number two. Tell myself I'll do it tomorrow and read or watch Netflix instead. I'm glad I'm not the only one who gets distracted. Nice use of you procrastination to make a post. ;)

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