Procrastination is the action of delaying or postponing a task or set of tasks.
Is procrastination a mental illness?
For these individuals, procrastination may be symptomatic of a psychological disorder. Procrastination has been linked to a number of negative associations, such as depression, irrational behaviour, low self-esteem, anxiety and neurological disorders such as ADHD. Others have found relationships with guilt and stress.
Why do we procrastinate?
People often procrastinate because they’re afraid of failing at the tasks that they need to complete. … Furthermore, certain personality traits, such as low self-esteem and low self-confidence, are associated with an increased fear of failure, which makes people who have these traits more likely to procrastinate.
How will you help yourself deal with this bad habit?
Think positive, if you are facing a difficult challenge.
Sit down and plan ahead, list down possible options to solve your problem. Planning your course of actions solving your problem will help you not to waste time, money and efforts.
List down your daily schedule of works.
Prioritize the most important work and do it on time, then do the next work if your time will allow you to do it that the same day, if not do it the next day. By doing this, you reward yourself with a day with less stress and yet fruitful because you accomplished something.
Be miserable. Or motivate yourself. Whatever has to be done, it’s always your choice.”
“People often say that motivation doesn’t last. Well, neither does bathing – that’s why we recommend it daily.”
Self Motivation is a must. No one will do it for you in the long run except yourself. You will be a sure winner if you can do this to yourself on a regular basis. Everyday is a battle between the “better you” and your “old self”. You need help from God, only God can help you fix yourself, He is the One who created your and the One can restore you to be more productive and successful.
You have to recognize that procrastination is crippling you to be successful in fulfilling your dreams. Its an obstacle on your way hindering your steps to reach your breakthroughs from God.
I would like to remind you again, that yourself is the choice maker to take your road to success or to be left behind with your regrets.