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Feeling overwhelmed

Feeling overwhelmed

People sometimes procrastinate because they feel overwhelmed. For example, someone might delay cleaning their house because there are so many things to do that they don’t know where to start.

People can feel overwhelmed for many reasons, such as that a task seems too hard or too complicated. In the context of indecision and analysis paralysis (or choice paralysis), this is often due to choice overload (or over choice), where people have too many options to choose from.


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Everyone procrastinates at sometime. But, understanding why you procrastinate will help you know what anti-procrastination techniques to try.

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