Are You Procrastinating Because You Are Afraid of Success? - 121



Are You Procrastinating Because You Are Afraid of Success? – 121


In Episode 121, which is a solo episode, I continue our discussion around procrastination while adding ‘Fear of Success’ into the mix.  I ask the question: “Are you procrastinating because you are afraid of success?”

It’s hard to imagine that we might be fearful of the thing that we are pursuing. There are some unconscious mindset matters at play that may sabotage our efforts through procrastination because we are actually afraid of the success that we so badly want.

In today’s episode I cover 4 ways that your mindset and your unconscious beliefs may actually be contributing to you procrastinating because you are afraid of success.


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What You’ll Hear (and don’t want to miss!)


0:08: Intro

0:59: In Episode 121, I’m flying solo and I discuss why you may be procrastinating because you are actually afraid of the success that you say you want.  It’s a strange conundrum that many of us have fallen trap to.

14:46 :Outro


Resources + Links Mentioned in This Episode:


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Episode 113 of The Improvement Project: Discipline Equals Freedom

Free Resource: Mini-course: Gratitude is Your Superpower, Especially When it Feels Like Everything Sucks 


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Peggy and Jenny sitting on a couchThe Improvement Project podcast is hosted by Dr. Peggy Malone and Jenny Couse.  Peggy is a health care provider who encourages her patients every day to create better habits associated with their health and wellness.  She is wife to the hilarious and heavily bearded John, with whom she takes many adventures as well as Cat Mom to the floofy ragdoll Amigo Dr. Peggy is also a human being on a mission to create better habits for herself and by doing so, she hopes to inspire others to take up the challenge with her!  Jenny is a marketing professional in the international trade sector.  She and her husband Jeff are parents to hilarious 7 year old Ethan.  Her year of monthly habit resolutions in 2015 piqued her interests in how habits are created and best kept.

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Let’s get to work on improving your most important project.  That’s YOU!  Stay focused and get after it!

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Peggy and Jenny