Procrastination Chart

This is my first post here, I'm a new member but I've been using this website for about a year. I'm a college student and realized there's not too much here geared towards students, or if there is I haven't found it. Anyway, I came across this awesome web page (http://www.sas.calpoly.edu/asc/ssl/procrastination.html) that addresses procrastination, especially for students. Now I am a HUGE procrastinater and this system of writing down and forcing myself to argue against my reasons really seems to help. Let me know what you think. It's just a simple Excel sheet (made for 3x5 card, can be easily altered) so you can tweak it if need be.

Paper size: 
Index Card (3 x 5)
Usage advice: 

Write in the project/task you are putting off at the top. In the left column, list your reasons for putting it off (ex: it's too hard, it will take too long, I don't think I know how to do it, etc.) it only works if you're completely honest with yourself. Then on the right, make arguements against your stated reasons (ex: if I break it down it will be easy, I've done this before and it wasn't so bad, I know more than I give myself credit for, etc). Then hopefully you will come to the conclusion that it's best to dive in, wirte it down at the bottom plus any dates/schedules times you want to do it.

License: 
Creative Commons
Language: 
English
Applications required: 
Microsoft Excel
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You Made My Day

I was trolling for some goal-setting forms, as DH and I have loads of stuff that we need to get done, and I stumbled across this awesome template. Thanks. You made me smile, and this may well be helpful to one of us. Who knows? Couldn't hurt. We are pretty pathetic after all. IF we use it successfully, I'll post.