How To Stop Being Lazy
Watch more How to Be Successful videos: http://www.howcast.com/guides/408-How-to-Be-Successful Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - http://howc.st/uLaHRS You can stop being lazy by using these tips to motivate yourself to find an interest in life. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: http://howc.st/ytmainplaylists Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - http://howc.st/HOE3aY Howcast Video Games Channel - http://howc.st/tYKKrk Howcast Tech Channel - http://howc.st/rx9FwR Howcast Food Channel - http://howc.st/umBoJX Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - http://howc.st/vmB86i Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - http://howc.st/vKjUjm Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - http://howc.st/vbbNt3 Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Make a list Acknowledge the detrimental effects of your laziness. Make a list to motivate you of ways your life would improve if you were more active. Step 2: Get organized Get organized by establishing a strict schedule for yourself. Set your alarm. Step 3: Break the habit Break your addiction to procrastination by avoiding the couch and television -- or whatever your go-to distraction is -- so that you remain upright and conscious. Tip Consider hypnotherapy. Step 4: Set goals Set goals, replacing phrases like "should," "might," or "have to" with the word "will." You will psycho-linguistically program yourself to succeed, as research shows goal-oriented people do. Tip Change your diet to help build discipline. Step 5: Exercise regularly Exercise regularly. Endorphins change the chemical balance of the brain and generate a positive attitude. Low activity causes low energy. Step 6: Ask friends for help Lower stress and eliminate unwitting enablers by informing friends of your plans. Their support will keep you accountable. Tip Don't confuse laziness with an inability to deal with stress. Step 7: Help others Help someone else. Giving to others can get you engaged with the rest of humanity without obsessing about your problems Did You Know? Researchers in Massachusetts have identified the "lazy gene" in mice.