EP #324: The Minimum Baseline Strategy for Procrastination & Overwhelm in Midlife


What You’ll Learn from this Episode About The Minimum Baseline Strategy for Procrastination & Overwhelm in Midlife:

  • How the minimum baseline strategy can help you with procrastination and overwhelm in midlife.
  • How awareness of what you’re thinking can help you end procrastination and overwhelm.
  • Why wasting valuable time in midlife can carry extra importance to your motivation.
  • How to break down what you want to change into meaningful chunks that may surprise you.
  • Why it can be useful to underperform when it comes to procrastination.
  • How to use these 5 simple steps to stop procrastinating, reduce overwhelm, and take action.

Welcome to another episode of the Women in the Middle Podcast

Today’s podcast episode is about a simple strategy to end procrastination and overwhelm in midlife called “minimum baseline.”

Procrastination and Overwhelm

When you find yourself full of procrastination and overwhelmed, you may also notice how bad you feel, how much time you waste, and how hard it is to feel good about small amounts of action. It can feel like you’re going nowhere fast.

Minimum Baseline Strategy

The minimum baseline strategy can help you break down what’s going on with you – procrastination and overwhelm – in a way that can lead to you taking action and being kinder to yourself. This 5 step strategy is simple and complex at the same time.

It incorporates increased awareness of your thoughts and feelings about yourself and the task or thing you want to change in a powerful way. You’ll likely be surprised at how quickly you can end procrastination and overwhelm and take effective action in midlife!

You’re going to get so much from this episode! Enjoy!

Free Resources

Podcast: Ep290: Going from feeling overwhelmed and overworked to balanced and excited with Christine Strak https://suzyrosenstein.com/podcast/ep290-going-from-feeling-overwhelmed-overworked-to-balanced-excited-with-christine-strak/

Free Worksheet: Thought Awareness in Midlife https://suzyrosenstein.com/women-in-the-middle/ 

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