How To Stop Procrastinating And Start Living Today

Procrastination is something we all face. There are times throughout the day when we have to make a decision: to do or not to do. We either carry out our tasks or put it off until later, sometimes until the very last minute. This can happen once in a while but what if you find this happening consistently? Procrastinators have a habit of avoiding tasks and intentionally look for distractions as an excuse. As a result, nothing is accomplished and you are holding yourself back from truly living. Why do we procrastinate? What steps can we take to stop procrastinating? What are the long term benefits of avoiding procrastination? Let’s find out!

Why Do I Procrastinate?

That seems to be the million dollar question doesn’t it? Why do we procrastinate, followed by, can I stop procrastinating? It isn’t the easiest habit to quit but the good news is that it can be done. I have written tips on how we can stop procrastinating at school and at work. However, there are other areas in our lives where we drag things on that should be completed.

We come up with many excuses as to why now isn’t the right time. We are either too busy, tired, broke, stressed, the list can go on. Don’t worry, you are not alone. That is why there are so many quotes about procrastination that I want to share with you (especially the funny ones I’ve found):

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Quick Tips To Stop Procrastinating At School

Excuses, excuses, excuses. It’s time to stop procrastinating, get focused and accomplish something great. If you are reading this, you want to learn how to quit putting off important assignments and manage your time better. Since you may find it difficult focusing on educational texts, I’ll keep my tips short, easy to follow and to the point. I won’t spend too much time on my hilarious anecdotes (funny to me anyway) because I know you want to get started on your homework and other urgent tasks. Or maybe you don’t. Maybe you want to spend your time reading this article as a stalling tactic. Well forget it! We are going to start breaking this procrastination habit now. Whether you are in primary school, high school, trade school or university, you have a lot to do!

Procrastination Pitfalls

It is so easy to postpone seemingly minor activities each day: studying for an exam, working on a term paper, doing chores, after school events, the list goes on. However, think of the dangerous pitfall of procrastinating: your day does not reset! What do I mean? You do not start each day over with the same assignments as the previous day. Your to-do list is growing longer, deadlines are approaching and the quality of your tasks will suffer due to waiting until the last minute. Continue reading “Quick Tips To Stop Procrastinating At School”