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Why Do People Procrastinate? 9 Reasons You Can't Help Procrastinating

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Why Do People Procrastinate? 9 Reasons You Can't Help Procrastinating
Journaling is a powerful tool that can help sharpen your brain and mind so that you can become more successful, think more clearly, and reach their goals. Journaling is one of the top strategies that contribute to many entrepreneurs and high achievers's success inside and outside the workplace.

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Wanting to control everything

By procrastinating, you hold the most control over whatever task you’re working on. However, this also means, obviously, that that particular task isn’t being done.

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Seeing a task as one big project

Almost everything we do can be broken down into little manageable parts.

Take, for instance, the laundry. If the laundry seems like a daunting task to you, break it dow...

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Being a perfectionist

It can be tempting to put things off or delay completing tasks simply because you’re worried about the outcome being less than perfect.

Just remember that it’s okay if things ...

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Worried about failing

You cannot fail at something when you don’t do it at all. Facing your fear of failure will help you eventually overcome that fear, or learn to manage it.

So next time you think about putti...

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Not having self-control

There are definitely varying levels of self-control. However, there is a point in which your self-control can get in the way of productivity.

Procrastinating comes easier to p...

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Not making lists

If you put something off and then forget to write down that you need to do it later, it’s possible that you could entirely forget about the first task.

If you’re a forgetful person, make a...

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Underestimating time commitments

It can be discouraging when a project takes you two weeks to complete when you thought it would take one.

If you consistently estimate time commitments incorrectly, it might b...

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Barely getting by

Procrastinating a task does not always equate to worse work. Some people work very well under pressure and can produce very good work.

Eventually, there will come a time when procrastinating ...

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Being lazy

It’s totally okay for you to sometimes lounge around and watch TV rather than mow the lawn. Just don’t let that behavior become habitual.

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Integrating journaling in your daily life

Integrating journaling in your daily life

The biggest mistake is to journal only in reaction to something that is going on, instead of letting it be part of a system.

Make writing in your personal journal part of your everyday routine.

Benefits of a journal

  • When you keep a journal, you can look back on important life events to read about how you felt at the time. You may also be able to learn from these past experiences.
  • Writing about traumatic events results in physical and psychological health benefits. Journaling focuses on understanding traumatic events and makes people see these events with an extra level of clarity.

Schedule journaling time

Start your daily journal off on the right foot by scheduling your writing for a set time every day.

  • If you find your mind is most active in the morning, wake up 15 to 20 minutes earlier and jot down your thoughts then.
  • If you prefer to record everything after the day is over, then make it an evening activity before you go to bed.

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