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Procrastination is something we all experience to a certain extent. Whether we procrastinate by watching an extra episode of our favorite show on Netflix, or spend our time procrastinating, anxiously thinking about what needs to get done- it’s a hard obstacle to overcome.
“With 88% of the workforce admitting that they procrastinate at least once a day, it’s safe to say this is a widespread issue.”
The reasons we choose to procrastinate are complex, and usually individualized. It may be from too many distractions, a lack of interest in our current occupation or schooling, or fear. Whatever it is, procrastination can cause problems for anyone. Although there is not one simple trick or solution to “cure” procrastination, there are a few helpful tips out there that might work for you. But before trying out these tips, there are also some things to consider when thinking about overcoming procrastination.
Now that you’ve given some thought as to why you’re procrastinating, check out these tips that may you help in the process.
At the end of the day, procrastination is normal. But it is important to seek out whatever tools you have available to try to work on it. Procrastination comes with some difficult feelings, sometimes severe as anxiety and depression. Procrastinating does not equate to being lazy. We live in a high pressure society, and it is perfectly normal to feel overwhelmed by the idea of getting started.
If you’re beginning to feel like procrastination is taking over your time and life, try out some of these tips to overcome it.
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