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

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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