Overcome DIY Procrastination

It’s inevitable. When home improvement projects are involved, there’s bound to be touches of procrastination–even when you’re a frequent DIYer. When the to-do list grows it can be stressful, but at some point you’ve just got to tackle it.

If you’re having trouble getting started, check out this article from BeJane.com.
Here you’ll learn what kind of procrastinator you are (relaxed vs. tense), and you’ll find a list of techniques with descriptions for the best ways of dealing with your lack of motivation. Our favorite is the lists vs. rewards idea: before starting your projects come up with incentives for when you complete each one–and you have to follow through, no excuses!

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Timothy Dahl

Timothy Dahl

Founder/EIC at Charles & Hudson
Timothy’s background includes stints at This Old House, ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home and Woman’s Day. His work has been published on Wired Design, Bob Vila, DIY Network, The Family Handyman and Popular Mechanics and he has been featured on the Martha Stewart radio show and as a speaker at the ALT Design Summit, K/BIS and the National Hardware Show.