Is preemptive fatigue behind your procrastination?

Is preemptive fatigue behind your procrastination?

Have you ever had a really great idea that you KNOW is possible only to be derailed by fear, lack of confidence, or just good ol’ burnout? Or maybe the excitement simply fades and then you just doubt if it was ever a good idea in the first place. Meanwhile, your notebook is the keeper of yet another awesome idea that doesn’t materialize. ​(Who else has super cute notebooks for this exact purpose?) 🙋‍♀️​ Why does this happen? ​Is it fear of failure?  No one wants to fail, but we all have and we survived it. We got back up. Perhaps you are in the phase of getting back up after something didn’t quite work out. Either way, kudos to you for being such a badass and getting back up. Is it fear of success? I don’t believe it’s ever really fear of actual success, but rather a fear of something that we believe the success will bring. Commonly, I see it as the perceived hard work that will be required if things work. Here’s how it goes down: We have this inspired idea. We love it. It’s fabulous… we’re gonna do it. Then the dog needs to be walked, we need to meal prep, fold laundry, talk with our team, scroll through Facebook, study someone’s sales page for inspiration, figure out that tech thing, outline our email sequence… basically ANYTHING except the thing we were so excited about merely moments ago. Why do we do this???? We’re smart people. We do cool stuff. What the hell??? My friend Kate and I were talking about this as it relates to procrastination and she used the...