I just learned that roughly 5 percent of the population has such a problem with chronic procrastination that it seriously affects their lives. Think about it.
Wasting a few minutes every now and then on Facebook or Twitter might be harmless, but when procrastination becomes your drug, something that interferes with your work and your art, you should stop taking it lightly.
The following advice should help you beat it once and for all.
Tim Urban takes will take you on a journey through YouTube binges, Wikipedia rabbit holes and bouts of staring out the window — and encourage you to think harder about what you’re really procrastinating on, before you run out of time.
The new science of why people procrastinate — and how to stop.
Awareness is everything with procrastination. The problem isn’t finding solutions to procrastination — it’s being aware of what’s going on in the first place.
Procrastination is a habit. It reinforces itself whenever a cycle is completed. This is why it becomes harder and harder to break procrastination the longer you’ve been doing it.
Oskar Nowik will show you the right treatment so that you can not only cure yourself but also build up your immune system to help prevent future procrastination outbreaks.
Defeating procrastination is the same thing as gaining control over your own life.
Until Next Week
Try to identify your main source of procrastination. If the internet is the source, simply turn it off. If it’s one of the social networks, block it. Stop watching silly TV shows.
And yes, if email newsletters are the source of your procrastination, you should unsubscribe. I mean it. I won’t mind it; in fact, I’ll be happy if it helps you beat procrastination.