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Overcoming procrastination - Shared screen with speaker view
Nicole Phelan
15:21
welcome to tonight's webinar "Overcoming procrastination" with Cassily Charles
Nicole Phelan
15:35
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Nicole Phelan
15:48
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Julie-Anne Seach
16:29
I was going to say hello but thought I'd wait.... bring on tonight's topic!
Sarah Jacobson
16:58
haha
Soundarya Soundararajan
19:40
India, genetics/genomics of addiction, favorite way of procrastination is “making to-do lists”
Sandi James
19:46
Malaysia , working on a COVID project, sleeping
Cassily
19:48
Favourite way to procrastinate: Trixie and Katya on youtube
Lorraine Tong
20:04
Australia, education, sewing and YouTube!!
Sarah Jacobson
20:09
Sarah, Sydney, PhD on Early childhood education, Can I answer the procrastination question tomorrow?
Kevin Wernli
20:16
(Also sunny Perth), working on a PhD in low back pain, like to procrastinate by listening to podcasts on how not to procrastinate/health, or social media/YouTube.
Shaikhah A
20:17
Hi, I’m Shaikhah, second year English, Saudi Arabia, cooking, baking and playing with my cats
Ali Al-Qassab
20:18
Ali, Ph.D. student, cooking
Deanna Mill
20:19
South Australia, professional behaviour of pharmacists, napping with my cats haha
Julie-Anne Seach
20:19
Hi all, I'm in Sydney doing a PhD in Education. I waste a lot of time surfing the internet.
Danielle Burns
20:20
I’m Danielle, Western Sydney, Doc Ed in primary music, procrasitidier
Chalystha Lee
20:22
Chalystha, I'm in Melbourne now. It IS sunny! I'm studying enteric neuroscience. I'm a procrasti-baker. Guilty!
Rebekah Stevens
20:25
Rebekah on the Central Coast. I like to procrastinate after I have got the kids off to school!
Rowina Belapuna
20:26
Favourite way to procrastinate - watch utube & read books
Christopher Tobe Okolo
20:29
Christopher from Nigeria, PhD research in Germany; fav procrastinate... twitter on constant refresh!!!
Hiranya Dissanayaka
20:31
Hi. I am Hiranya Dissanayake , currently engage in PhD , Reading
Natalie Bye
20:40
I am a 2nd year PhD student at the Stockholm School of Economics - research focuses on integration of immigrants through employment (young humanitarian immigrants) - I dance on my balcony, attend seminars, help students, things that get me moving & interacting with people - plus social media
Arum Budiastuti
20:43
Indonesia, cooking, binge-watching, anything but writing
Stephen Iles
20:43
Melbourne based social innovation PhD researcher. Housework
Sarah Jacobson
20:44
I procrastinate by organising myself and getting distracted, and laundry
Rebekah Stevens
20:45
My house has never been tidier than when I have a deadline
Bonik Amalo
20:47
Hi there, I am a PhD candidate at the University of Canberra. I like surfing the website/social media and cleaning.
Lesley Smith
20:50
Hi. I'm Lesley in Fremantle, Western Australia. I'm a final year creative practice doctoral student. My favourite way to procrastinate is planning what I'm going to do and when. But never implementing it.
Jean Shi
20:51
napping, wasting time, surfing the Net
Danielle Burns
20:57
I have quite an untidy tray next to me that is really bothering me
Mark Proctor
21:01
Hi I'm Mark from Sunderland, saying ''yes' to help others...
Danielle Burns
21:17
Spot on
Rebecca Cavarra
21:22
Hi I'm Rebecca, I'm in Melbourne studying LGB Mental Health and I procrastinate by insisting im not comfortable enough, the room isn't clean enough, the dishes need to be done etc.
Jeni Moir
21:27
Nice to meet you all … I think that my most frequently deployed procrastination activity is finding other more interesting information! Jeni from Christchurch
Destina Winarti
21:28
Canberra, PhD Education. I like cooking and surfing different things on Youtube
Andrew Ty
22:01
I'm in the Philippines, working on a PhD thesis on the audiovisual delivery of music by K-pop group BTS, and I procrastinate in so many ways, but my favourite is planning the work that I don't really do.
Puleng Motshoane
22:05
Hi everyone, Puleng from Johannesburg South Africa. I am a doctoral candidate battling with my writing. I procrastinate by planning my day.
Jeni Moir
22:35
When overwhelmed, bored, or don't know where to start!
Julie-Anne Seach
22:45
All three!
Danielle Burns
22:46
2
Shaikhah A
22:47
beginning
Soundarya Soundararajan
22:49
I am a middle and end procrastinator
Natalie Bye
22:50
beginning
Destina Winarti
22:54
at the beginning
Rebekah Stevens
22:54
All 3 lol
Lesley Smith
22:55
all three
Neslihan Akpinar
22:56
early phase
Sandi James
22:57
early
Stephen Iles
22:57
2
Hiranya Dissanayaka
23:01
In the middle
Sindhuja M
23:04
middle and end
Rowina Belapuna
23:05
beginning
Andrew Ty
23:06
middle and, these days, finishing something
Bonik Amalo
23:08
at the start
Natalie Bye
23:19
Once I get started I get very focused & get on with it but sitting down & getting started is my challenge
Sandi James
24:09
It kind of depends on the project aslo. I am about to submit ethcis app for a project I am highly passionate about
Rini
25:17
virtuous vs vicious
Shaikhah A
26:08
This makes me emotional ...
Shaikhah A
27:42
makes sense a lot to me
Danielle Burns
27:43
@Sandi, that’s terrific
Shaikhah A
27:50
Like a defence mechanism
Jeni Moir
27:52
Unconsciously strategic and definitely protective
Soundarya Soundararajan
27:53
I agree, I would also add my “perfectionism” is one of the reasons
Lesley Smith
28:03
I don't like other people putting deadlines on me
Neslihan Akpinar
28:04
Pschological*
Natalie Bye
28:05
Fear of not doing it well enough, of not knowing how to do something
Sarah Jacobson
28:06
Agree with this approach 100%
Rebekah Stevens
28:10
I keep telling myself I work better under pressure and with a deadline. But I think I am making excuses for procrastinating.
Sindhuja M
28:23
I fear that I might not do a good enough job at it so I procrastinate
Rowina Belapuna
28:26
Agree - fear that not good enough
Danielle Burns
28:34
Imposter syndrome
Rini
28:36
I think it’s just a way of our brain telling us what logical things to do
Mark Proctor
28:38
Understand what you are saying, but maybe it is more about balancing priorities - which at some times becomes misbalanced...
Neslihan Akpinar
28:58
inertia*
Elham Mohammad Qawariri
29:21
I fear about the linked of all ideas in putting them togather, especially for a second language.
Mark Proctor
29:32
Interesting stuff, thanks Cassily
Soundarya Soundararajan
31:26
Me!!
Jeni Moir
31:30
Yes, me!
Puleng Motshoane
31:32
Me also
Jean Shi
31:33
same !
Rowina Belapuna
31:35
Yes me
Danielle Burns
31:36
Uncertainty about where to start
Destina Winarti
31:37
I am
Elham Mohammad Qawariri
31:38
same
Jean Shi
31:38
not confident enough
Andrew Ty
31:44
not me...too much information is my problem
Julie-Anne Seach
31:47
I'm having that at the moment
Natalie Bye
31:52
That’s me!
Shaikhah A
31:56
this is me
Soundarya Soundararajan
32:00
Not me, in fact this motivates me, if the task is difficult
Lesley Smith
32:11
2 this is affecting me.
Neslihan Akpinar
32:12
this is me (
Danielle Burns
32:20
Ugh, totally relate to #3
Stephen Iles
32:21
uncertainty
Andrew Ty
32:31
I've never seen myself as a perfectionist, but I've only just recently learned that I might be, after all! :-(
Elham Mohammad Qawariri
32:34
Lack of resources
Shaikhah A
32:35
Definitely this too — 4
Danielle Burns
32:35
Ha, that’s report writing for school
Jeni Moir
32:37
Oh definitely if things are boring!
Sarah Jacobson
32:41
Yes, start fine but create the “too big” or “too difficult” in my process which needs to find an easier way with time and experience
Natalie Bye
32:48
Not urgent is me!
Lesley Smith
32:55
3. I have the double whammy. I'm overcommitted and a perfectionist.
Rebekah Stevens
33:03
wow 2, 3, 4, 5
Sarah Jacobson
33:11
Yes, awareness of my weaknesses
Lesley Smith
33:11
Scared of failure
Jean Shi
33:15
same
Soundarya Soundararajan
33:16
1,3,5
Shaikhah A
33:19
a lot of distractions that I cannot manage, proc. becomes easier
Neslihan Akpinar
33:19
Absolutely 3!
Elham Mohammad Qawariri
33:24
Lack of resources
Parisa Nakhaei
33:36
1,2,3
Soundarya Soundararajan
33:38
Happy to see many perfectionists, I am not alone :-)
Jean Shi
33:43
feel like the journey is way too long
Rebekah Stevens
33:55
I don't start when I tell myself I will - then I beat myself up for being lazy and unmotivated - which reinforces the problem with starting
Elham Mohammad Qawariri
34:05
It is not interesting for others
Rini
34:06
fear of failure
Jean Shi
34:09
same!
Lesley Smith
34:10
I'm also bored with my doctoral program
Jeni Moir
34:26
So much information that I just don't know where to go with it … so many options!
Rebekah Stevens
34:46
I try lol
Danielle Burns
34:50
@Jeni, I’m with you there
Rowina Belapuna
34:51
I think I do not have enough information or do not know enough even though Supervisors tell me I have enough and that I overthink too much
Rebekah Stevens
35:02
@Lesley I hear you
Andrew Ty
35:09
I felt that, @Jeni Moir
Natalie Bye
35:13
I am getting confused by my own behaviour. I keep wondering why I don’t sit down & get on with things for my PhD as I am super interested in my topic & doing a PhD is my dream scenario, so I beat myself up asking what’s wrong with me, why don’t I want or just do it.
Christopher Tobe Okolo
35:19
perfectionism
Rebekah Stevens
35:39
@Natalie definitely, I do the same
Soundarya Soundararajan
35:42
@Natalia Bye I can totally relate to this
Shaikhah A
35:46
@Natalie definitely me
Puleng Motshoane
36:14
@Natalie, we are a community
Neslihan Akpinar
37:24
I think each strategy depends on the process when you experience procrastination early, middle or end
Sandi James
37:28
often I don't notice because I've moved onto another project or something.
Ali Al-Qassab
37:49
challenge is the main motivation for my
Kevin Wernli
37:56
Ask supervisors for clarity/examples
Jeni Moir
37:56
Name the missing information and go and find it.
Susanna Rodriguez
37:57
google, emails, call, ask
Elham Mohammad Qawariri
38:03
search for it
Rebecca Cavarra
38:04
@Natalie, too real! I've just started a PhD and have been thinking this a lot
Shaikhah A
38:05
Ask supervisor
Sindhuja M
38:05
I try and get informed
Rowina Belapuna
38:09
List all the information
Soundarya Soundararajan
38:18
But I get lost in resource finding!
Rebekah Stevens
38:21
Research. Then get overwhelmed with the amount of information out there! And get diverted into something peripherally related
Elham Mohammad Qawariri
38:23
Search by different words
Parisa Nakhaei
38:28
Just limited time could push me to get ride of procastination
Sandi James
38:31
I get other people to help
Rini
38:35
write down everything you think you need to do, brainstorming
Shaikhah A
38:39
workshops!
Jeni Moir
38:41
The people or places where the information is held … and/or can refer me to the source.
Rini
39:01
find inspiring video and workshop
Sandi James
39:13
I'm doing SUAW every day atm
Jeni Moir
39:13
Google it!
Julie-Anne Seach
39:13
:) like this one
Rini
39:15
to help you get started
Christopher Tobe Okolo
39:23
attend seminars like this
Danielle Burns
39:32
Yes, yes and yes to all of the above
Jean Shi
39:32
3 strategies : give dateline for Info search. 2) google scholar 3) ask sup for clarification 4) positive affirmations - keep saying it’s normal part of the process
Jean Shi
39:54
5) see if external help out there
Neslihan Akpinar
40:09
talk psychologist if more serious
Jean Shi
40:10
keep telling yourself you’re a WINNER lol.
Rini
40:12
embrace the feeling and be mindful
Christopher Tobe Okolo
40:16
very true Jean
Mark Proctor
41:05
Consider what I need to know for success and give myself a set time to see if I am 'comfortable enough' to just give it a try. Where being comfortable involves doing a little assessment of the benefits and risks of doing something. Allow myself to just try and not get it right. Recognising that it may not be perfect but that I will be doing the best I can, with the time I have, and with the support/information I have.
Rini
41:08
keep looking for some ideas and writing it down.
Christopher Tobe Okolo
41:25
but sometimes it can be tempting to stay on the affirmation stage and not move on to take actions!
Jean Shi
41:36
6) be THICK skinned 😆
Mark Proctor
42:39
@Jean , I like your determined approach
Jean Shi
43:07
@mark thanks Mark, kind of you!
Rini
44:24
thanks Mark, dare to make mistakes
Natalie Bye
45:32
Thanks everyone for your solidarity with my comment!
Parisa Nakhaei
45:50
This is me!
Rini
46:10
do the tasks bit by bit, in a smaller chunk
Shaikhah A
46:11
I find chunking really helpful. I would chunk the big task to small parts/ tasks that I would do each hour during the day
Lesley Smith
46:46
Breaking it up into smaller and smaller pieces
Jeni Moir
46:57
@ Shaikhah - totally agree
Julie-Anne Seach
46:57
For this one, I ask myself the same question, "how do you eat an elephant?" ...One bite at a time. This reminds me to break down the task
Andrew Ty
47:23
lots of small goals with clear next steps! aim low and hit consistently!
Rebekah Stevens
47:41
Todoist and GTD
Natalie Bye
47:54
What is GTD?
Julie-Anne Seach
48:00
I also use a timer. Ican do a task in 5 or 25 minutes
Andrew Ty
48:02
getting things done,
Rini
48:06
time blocking, keep revising your plan
Rowina Belapuna
48:07
Break down into smaller tasks, then complete one smaller task at a time
Jean Shi
48:13
“slow” n steady
Rebekah Stevens
48:17
GTD = getting things done methodology
Lesley Smith
48:18
Work in a group and leverage off the energy of other people
Jeni Moir
48:18
give it a go and then get other perspective about how to approach the task
Shaikhah A
49:03
Use Flora, a map that times your work like Pomodoro
Sarah Jacobson
49:07
A significant reason tasks feel big, difficult is a level of self-awareness about my own issues rather than the task - getting lost in detail, not managing time well, challenges reducing lots of notes to a concise written piece
Parisa Nakhaei
49:09
I will leave the stuck part and shift to another part. them later I come back
Shaikhah A
49:10
an app*
Christopher Tobe Okolo
49:23
the greatest challenge is DISTRACTION!
Rini
49:37
differentiate a difficult task and easy one
Shaikhah A
49:37
True, Christopher
Sarah Jacobson
49:44
So I start it but often encounter the familiar sinking feeling and that’s when the procrastination starts
Sarah Jacobson
50:27
Thanks for that!
Jean Shi
51:06
yes! same
Sarah Jacobson
51:28
YES exactly
Jean Shi
51:41
but maybe tell urself need to stick to the uncomfortable feeling - Cos it’s all normal
Rini
52:20
try to understand my self better
Rini
53:00
agree with you Cassily, been there, similar experience
Jean Shi
53:02
maybe need to say that even if it’s all easy peasy then the end point has little “value”. ie not so challenging. hard to stomach in the current moment but keep telling urself it’s all normal
Shaikhah A
53:18
I do
Sarah Jacobson
53:32
Thanks Jean
Shaikhah A
53:46
True Jean, embrace it
Shaikhah A
53:50
Thanks
Jeni Moir
55:13
Work backwards from the end point to what needs to be done prior to that, and before that, and so on until you have a map to the goal.
Sandi James
56:28
I cant type fast enough on my tablet to comment much lol. sorry. I am here though
Sarah Jacobson
57:37
yes! For sure, lowering the bar, realistic expectations and trying to reign in the perfectionism
Sarah Jacobson
57:44
Mark referred to this earlier
Sarah Jacobson
57:53
That it doesn’t have to be perfect
Shaikhah A
57:54
definitely, yes, lowering the bar
Julie-Anne Seach
57:56
I'm having to make some unplanned changed on my PhD. It feels big just now. This is helping a lot
Jean Shi
58:00
don’t compare yourself to peers!!!!
Jean Shi
58:06
comparison will kill you.
Natalie Bye
58:11
Thats is a good one Jean!
Jean Shi
58:14
cos they could publish 3-4 very top journals
Mark Proctor
58:16
@Jean, so true
Hiba Mohammed
58:24
Oh yes..comparison is what kills it with me
Jean Shi
58:25
and you think OMG you just feel so terrible
Julie-Anne Seach
58:26
changes... sorry for the typos!
Jean Shi
58:41
so NO. ur journey is all about YOU
Jean Shi
58:52
and tbh - they won’t be that open n honest
Hiba Mohammed
58:55
They all seem to be handling this perfectly and with ease and not much stress!!
Julie-Anne Seach
58:56
Thanks Jean. This is helping a lot!
Rini
59:40
love it the way you said no task is small, Cassily. just realise it! Used to think that I was not good in doing things
Shaikhah A
01:01:09
True, then I am suddenly hit with the reality of PhD
Soundarya Soundararajan
01:01:20
When I procrastinate on paper due to my “perfectionism” I try telling myself, “this doesn’t need to be perfect, what I need is feedback” and for that I need to send this to co-authors, this helps me a bit
Sarah Jacobson
01:01:24
Love how you’ve just explained that
Andrew Ty
01:01:38
I preserve moments when my supervisors say something nice (remembering what they said, taking screenshots of email and chat windows) as reminders that no matter how bad I think what I've submitted is, I'm often just being too hard on myself.
Lesley Smith
01:01:39
That's a great insight. It's perfect in my mind.
Jean Shi
01:01:40
just keep saying it’s a draft
Jeni Moir
01:01:42
Determine the measure of the progress that could be made by just doing it!
Jean Shi
01:01:49
perfect will come eventually
Hiba Mohammed
01:01:53
Yes. I put it out there and cross my fingers..
Jean Shi
01:01:59
I need to keep telling myself that though
Soundarya Soundararajan
01:02:01
Good one @andrew
Hiba Mohammed
01:02:07
Only I do this just by the deadline :)
Claire Potter
01:02:12
When writing I change font to very small or white to stop my trying to "fix" it with editing
Lesley Smith
01:02:14
I try to tell myself it's a contribution to knowledge.
Sarah Jacobson
01:02:23
A friend and I came up with the saying “time to let the imperfect work in progress set sail”
Shaikhah A
01:02:40
I tell myself that it’s not supposed to be polished/ finished
Jean Shi
01:02:45
I mean “perfect” in terms of full submission
Mark Proctor
01:03:02
So true Cassily, nothing and nobody is perfect (including ME!) so we are setting ourselves up for feelings of failure with doing some work which is ''good enough' should really be just that. Like your alternative ways of thinking about success... time, words, etc.
Jean Shi
01:03:02
or when it’s finally accepted into a top journal
Rebekah Stevens
01:03:13
I keep telling myself all these things. But it keeps happening!
Rini
01:03:17
agree Jean, all we need to do just submit
Natalie Bye
01:03:29
I have a ‘motivation’ jar - when I get positive feedback I write it on a post-it note & put it in the jar. When I am feeling inadequate or not ‘perfect’ I pull out a note & read it to remind myself that I am good enough/capable/able to do it.
Shaikhah A
01:03:59
I love this strategy Natalie
Andrew Ty
01:04:00
I write in plain text and just paste into Word when I'm about to submit--that way, I don't have to worry about formatting (which I tend to do!)
Chalystha Lee
01:04:01
That's so good, @Claire!
Jeni Moir
01:04:05
@natalie such an awesome idea - thank you
Hiba Mohammed
01:04:07
Great @Natalie
Sarah Jacobson
01:04:09
That perfectionism goes hand in hand with being overly concerned with pleasing / not disappointing one’s supervisor
Rini
01:04:23
great strategy, Natalie, thanks
Christopher Tobe Okolo
01:04:29
sometimes I dim the screen light so I don't see what I'm writing till I'm done writing
Rebekah Stevens
01:05:10
Someday all those supervisors and colleagues will start to think I am not perfect :| that is scary
Rini
01:05:16
wow great strategy Christopher
Sarah Jacobson
01:06:08
Haha I did exactly that 3 hours ago
Soundarya Soundararajan
01:07:12
I have a reminder post-it “ there is no end for how perfect this paper can be” , just do it! Just send it. publishing>>perfect
Jeni Moir
01:07:49
I used to be a perfectionist and now I find what's perfect quite boring … maybe the flip is a survival strategy … happened when I had children and needed to use my time wisely.
Sarah Jacobson
01:07:53
Love that “ration your improvement time”
Sarah Jacobson
01:08:04
Will definitely try that
Jean Shi
01:08:33
cos humans aren’t perfect anyway 😝
Jeni Moir
01:08:41
Exactly - thank you Cassily!
Jeni Moir
01:09:37
If you can, give the task to someone who loves to do that sort of thing.
Lesley Smith
01:09:51
Tell myself to do it and then you'll never have to do it again.
Natalie Bye
01:10:01
Make a plan to do something nice once I have done the boring thing
Jean Shi
01:10:06
yes, or tell urself it’s delayed gratification
Puleng Motshoane
01:10:10
Thanks everyone, I have to leave for a WORK meeting.
Rini
01:10:13
I told my supervisor that I will make revision later on when I am ready. I keep sending them my other drafts of different sections
Jeni Moir
01:10:19
Get it done so you can move onto more interesting things. And have some chocolate.
Jean Shi
01:10:24
it will be beneficial down the road?
Jean Shi
01:10:30
keep saying that until you believe it
Parisa Nakhaei
01:10:52
Buying a gift for myself when I finish something!
Hiba Mohammed
01:11:05
I am so bad at rewarding myself! I keep going from one stressful task to another..Personality issue?? Anyone with similar trait?
Natalie Bye
01:11:15
Break it down into small chunks and bookend it with fun things
Danielle Burns
01:11:36
I just did that, was satisfying to see the finished result
Sarah Jacobson
01:11:37
@Hiba, I do the same
Soundarya Soundararajan
01:11:38
If not rewarding, can I do /add something to make it likable?
Jean Shi
01:12:06
yes!
ivy tian
01:12:07
The same. @Hiba
Soundarya Soundararajan
01:12:24
I intersperse unrewarding tasks in between my pomodoros
Rini
01:12:46
keep doing things that is not my priority. How to solve this?
Jean Shi
01:14:55
remembering past successes...
Jean Shi
01:16:34
how could I access the sanity talk? pls advise Cassidy
Jean Shi
01:17:09
cassily
Rebekah Stevens
01:17:15
But you have got there through your outlook on life. It is well deserved.
Rini
01:17:23
There is a time that one rewarding strategy is no longer adequate
Julie-Anne Seach
01:17:36
Instead of saying "I have to" I say "I get to"...it's a sense of saying that this is actually a privilege.
Jean Shi
01:17:36
thank you 😊
Jean Shi
01:17:54
NLP!
Nicole Phelan
01:18:06
https://www.digitalhealthcrc.com/webinars/
Jean Shi
01:19:30
thanks so v much!
Christopher Tobe Okolo
01:19:45
thanks Nicole
Hiba Mohammed
01:21:16
I tell myself that: This is ME!..It will get to A POINT Where it will become urgent
Jean Shi
01:21:19
talking to very good friends
Jean Shi
01:21:23
get a damn reality check
Rebekah Stevens
01:21:39
Pretend it is a day later than it is
Soundarya Soundararajan
01:21:40
But it will become urgent one day!
Natalie Bye
01:21:45
Create a false deadline and tell someone else to try to make myself commit to it - I need to say though that this doesn’t really work for me
Jean Shi
01:21:46
yes
Jeni Moir
01:22:01
This one trips me up so often because other tasks come into play and then there is insufficient time …..
Jean Shi
01:22:06
yes same !
Parisa Nakhaei
01:23:13
I check my week progress every weekened and analyse if I had progress what helped me and versus
Jean Shi
01:23:23
that’s very good
Jeni Moir
01:23:27
@Natalie I agree - make a deadline to provide something to someone!
Elham Mohammad Qawariri
01:23:27
sometime I think about whatever situation that will come in future …. While I spend my time now for nothing… than it works to make it urgent
Jean Shi
01:24:15
yes. idling time
Jean Shi
01:24:27
opportunity cost isn’t it
Sami Mushta
01:24:57
Think for the worst and do the best @Elham
Rini
01:25:01
make a list of to do tasks
ivy tian
01:25:16
I find it’s hard to achieve milestones which are set by myself. But it’s easy to force myself to satisfy deadlines set by others.
Sami Mushta
01:28:24
Sometimes procrastinate the plans to overcome procrastination lol
Jean Shi
01:28:31
😆
Elham Mohammad Qawariri
01:28:39
hhhhh
Jean Shi
01:28:47
so true I’m like that too!
Mark Proctor
01:29:18
lol
Sami Mushta
01:29:19
Thx Cassily
Jeni Moir
01:30:28
Yes, things almost always take more time to complete than I anticipated! Clearly need to add % contingency time!
Jeni Moir
01:31:47
Remind myself how good it was when I got the task done right at the beginning when it came up!
Natalie Bye
01:31:49
Or you can set a timer when doing infinite activities ie. I set a timer and dance for 15 minutes ótherwise I keep dancing for one more song, once more song etc
Sarah Jacobson
01:31:50
Clearly we are early as there has been no procrastinating :)
Rini
01:31:55
thanks Cassily, this is truly worthwhile
Rini
01:33:20
Should we create a community for procrastinators to enable all of us to cheer up and support each other?
Jean Shi
01:33:28
very good point!
Natalie Bye
01:33:43
I like that idea Rini
Mark Proctor
01:34:04
So true Cassily, and one of your previous comments links to the role of thoughts: using triggers to do something; which triggers you into self-talk to get down to business. I used to use taking kids to school (a walk) and have a coffee as the trigger for getting down to business. Then, think... 'had the walk, had the drink, and now excited to get on and do this thing'
Natalie Bye
01:34:07
Should we post our email addresses here so then when we get a copy of the chat we can create a list & then form a group
Andrew Ty
01:34:18
great idea, Natalie!
Andrew Ty
01:34:32
and Rini
Natalie Bye
01:34:39
natalie.bye@phdstudent.hhs.se
Rini
01:34:54
lestyorini@gmail.com
Rowina Belapuna
01:34:56
Great idea Natalie
Benazir Bona Pratamawaty
01:34:59
Wow, i’d like to join the group
Julie-Anne Seach
01:34:59
That's helpful, Cassily - it gives us an insight into WHY!
Andrew Ty
01:35:01
A.Ty@latrobe.edu.au
Jean Shi
01:35:07
seejeanmarie@gmail.com
Rowina Belapuna
01:35:15
rhbelapuna@gmail.com
Rini
01:35:28
can we get the copy of this chat Cassily?
Benazir Bona Pratamawaty
01:35:47
benazir_bona@yahoo.com
Natalie Bye
01:36:01
@lesley, I notice you are in Fremantle and working on creative practice - could we link up? My contact details are natalie.bye@phdstudent.hhs.se
Sindhuja M
01:36:20
m_sindhuja@outlook.com
Natalie Bye
01:36:33
Rini, we will get a copy of the chat through the link to the recording etc at the end
Rini
01:37:02
excellent networking
Susanna Rodriguez
01:37:07
susanna_sydney@yahoo.es
Kiu Sum
01:37:17
k.sum@my.westminster.ac.uk
Rebekah Stevens
01:37:19
I think it is also important to recognise the importance of mental health assistance
Kiu Sum
01:37:21
really like this idea!
Christopher Tobe Okolo
01:37:28
very nice ideacokolo@abu.edu.ng
Kiu Sum
01:37:34
Is there an online forum instead of us creating another one?
ivy tian
01:37:49
ivytch120@gmail.com
Bonik Amalo
01:38:09
bonik.kerrin@gmail.com
Cassily
01:38:10
education@dhcrc.com
Lesley Smith
01:38:10
@natalie lesley.smith@student.curtin.edu.au
Sami Mushta
01:38:11
smus9514@uni.sydney.edu.au
Rini
01:38:12
Can we get a list of email list of all participants, Mel?
Rebekah Stevens
01:38:31
Anyone on the central coast of nsw?
Sami Mushta
01:38:43
The biggest challenge I'm facing, and that makes me mired in procrastination is taking care of the family. Even though I am a full-time PhD student, the constant interruption because of kids needs makes me fall into procrastination a lot. However, I kept the work choppy on small continuous doses just to stay on track. From your experience, Cassily, are there any other thoughts that might help me overcome this challenge in addition to what I'm doing? Thx :)
Kiu Sum
01:38:56
Rini - I think that would be a GDPR thing...
Julie-Anne Seach
01:39:06
can't remember my uni email address but will join when I get the transcript :)
Rebekah Stevens
01:39:10
You are doing awesome Sami
Andrew Ty
01:39:29
Sami, I have that problem, too. My wife takes over a lot of the time, but then that makes me feel guilty :-(
Sami Mushta
01:39:57
@Rebekah Thank you :)
Susanna Rodriguez
01:40:43
Thank you very much
Rebekah Stevens
01:40:51
@sami it is such a challenge. I would love to comment
Rebekah Stevens
01:41:00
bekstevens@gmail.com
Rebekah Stevens
01:41:10
*connect
Shirley Soh
01:41:19
@Sami & @Andrew, you are human. Perhaps try 1 to 2 hours of ‘ME’ Time to work on your PhD
Andrew Ty
01:41:43
Thank you, Shirley
Sami Mushta
01:41:57
Thx all
Shirley Soh
01:42:03
@Andrew, you can do it!
Sami Mushta
01:42:07
smus9514@uni.sydney.edu.au
Rebekah Stevens
01:43:10
Cassily these sessions have been amazing. Thank you so much.
Hiba Mohammed
01:43:10
Difficulty in saying NO to inflowing requests and new committments
Julie-Anne Seach
01:43:17
The endless search for more info!
Rebekah Stevens
01:43:38
The endless rabbit holes
Shirley Soh
01:44:53
Thank you Cassily, Nicole and Dr Mel and all once again. The session and all sessions have been very very rewarding!
Julie-Anne Seach
01:44:56
That's very helpful! Thanks!
Sarah Jacobson
01:44:58
thanks Cassily
Jeni Moir
01:44:59
Thank you Cassily :D
Susanna Rodriguez
01:45:06
Thansks
Natalie Bye
01:45:06
Thank you Cassily & everyone!!
Lesley Smith
01:45:12
Thanks, Cassily
Mark Proctor
01:45:20
Thank you so much Cassily. Some useful chat
Rowina Belapuna
01:45:22
Thank you Cassily
Andrew Ty
01:45:22
thank you, Cassily, Nicole, and Mel
Jeni Moir
01:45:24
Thank you Mel.
Andrew Ty
01:45:33
and thank you, everyone here in the chat :-)
Sindhuja M
01:45:41
Thank you
Sami Mushta
01:45:47
Thank you Cassily, Mel, Nicole, and all you guys
Rini
01:45:47
thanks Nicole, Cassily and Mel