Procrastination

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The Digital Organizer: EpicWin App

by Kathy Jenkins
Let this app make short work of your child's to-do list or help ADHD kids accomplish tasks

Let this app make short work of your child’s to-do list or help ADHD kids accomplish tasks.  It is available for the iPod Touch, the iPhone, and the iPad.   EpicWin BEAT PROCRASTINATION! You find it difficult to meet goals. HOW TO USE THE APP EpicWin is a cross between a digital organizer and a role-playing […]

Procrastinate Now and Panic Later

by Kathy Jenkins

Why do we procrastinate? Emotions.  Emotions allow ourselves to set false blueprints in our brains, making our decision making flexible due to our moods.  This faulty impression allows the choices that we make to be made because of how we fell.  Tasks that are interesting to us make us feel good – the more you […]

3 Smart Steps: It’s About Time!

by Kathy Jenkins

If your child wants to take dances lessons, join the baseball team or participate in any other activities, it can be difficult to squeeze them all into your family’s schedule.  Here is a 3-step management tool that will help you and your child make wise choices based on needs, wants and interests: BE INFORMED Make […]

PART 4 – It’s March: We are Protesting Procrastination!

by Kathy Jenkins
PART 4 – It’s March: We are Protesting Procrastination

Throughout this month, we have been protesting procrastination.  We have looked at planning time to study, planning tasks before designated study times and using small motivations to break the habit of procrastination… or prevent it from starting. The last suggestion to help motivate your child out of procrastination:  friends. Writer Skylar Anderson makes this suggestion: […]

Finding Freedom: Blocking Digital Distractions and Breaking Procrastination

by Kathy Jenkins
Finding Freedom: Blocking Digital Distractions and Breaking Procrastination

Block Digital Distractions with the Freedom App If online distractions kill your productivity, the Freedom App could be the best 10 dollars you’ll ever spend.  It’s a wonderful app that locks you away from the Internet so you can be more productive. GET THIS APP Freedom to focus Online distractions destroy productivity. The Freedom App […]

PART 3 – It’s March: We are Protesting Procrastination!

by Kathy Jenkins
Using small incentives to achieve small tasks is a great motivation tool for the procrastinating-prone student.

 “If you want to stop procrastinating, set small goals for yourself and reward yourself in small ways.” Skylar Anderson Using small incentives to achieve small tasks is a great motivation tool for the procrastinating-prone student.   Using small motivators on a short-term basis will help defuse the tendencies toward the long-term habit of procrastination. But that’s […]

PART 2 – It’s March: We are Protesting Procrastination!

by Kathy Jenkins
There is a simple way to eliminate procrastination from a child’s homework time… plan ahead of time what is expected and what needs to be accomplished during a certain period of time.

There is a simple way to eliminate procrastination from a child’s homework time… plan ahead of time what is expected and what needs to be accomplished during a certain period of time. Now, “planning” probably isn’t the first go-to option for someone who procrastinates, but it is a necessity!  Procrastinating is very easy to do […]