Unfortunately, procrastination helps reinforce itself. We dread (like writing) by doing something we enjoy (such as watching TV, hanging out with friends, etc.), we escape the dreaded task when we avoid doing something. Given such an option, it is not surprising that many of us elect to procrastinate. Once we write a paper during the last second and still find a way to obtain a good grade, we feel all the more compelled to procrastinate next time around.
What you should do about any of it
Now you may have procrastinated in the past, let’s explore some of the strategies you might use to combat your procrastination tendencies, now and in the future.Be patient; improvement will come with practice that you know a little bit about why. (more…)