Do you ever tell yourself “I’ll do it later”? Do you keep putting off that one job until tomorrow? Or Do you decide to do something trivial thinking it’s more important? Then what you are doing is called: Procrastination

What is Procrastination?

Procrastination is where you put off doing a task, in your day to day life, and making an excuse not to do it. This may lead you to find ways to avoid doing the important tasks in your life by doing something trivial instead or choosing to do the task at a later time.

What causes Procrastination?

According to Dr Piers Steele, there are 4 main reasons for what causes procrastination based on our negative emotions towards the task given. These reasons are: not BELIEVING you can do the task, finding no VALUE in the task, losing FOCUS on the task and thinking you have enough time to DELAY the task.

How do I manage Procrastination?

Procrastination can be managed by first working out which issue from those above, is causing it. By working out which one is the cause, you can start managing it by trying out the different strategies below.