Avoiding Procrastination

Recognize - Understand - Take Action


What is procrastination? Have you ever paid a bill late, missed a deadline, said you would complete a project tomorrow and find the due date has passed? Do you just struggle to get your stuff done? You my friend, are a procrastinator!

"Procrastination" Tales Of Mere Existence

Understanding Why You Procrastinate

Procrastination creates undue anxiety, stress, feelings of guilt and may perpetuate more procrastination. For some of us this may be the catalyst for change.

There are four main causes of procrastination:

  1. Fear of failure
  2. Excessive perfectionism
  3. Low energy levels
  4. Lack of focus

What You Need to Know About Procrastination

You weren't born a procrastinator, however, you might be predisposed. Knowing what to look for can help break the procrastination habit.

What can be done to overcome Procrastination

Procrastination affects us all personally, professionally and educationally. Catching procrastination in the school/college setting is where good habits can be built for future successes.

Avoid justifying Procrastination by recognizing the way we excuse the behavior below:

For more information:

Click on the links below for additional detailed information and tips to recognize, understand and take action regarding procrastination:

Overcoming Procrastination

Overcoming Procrastination in Online Learning

If you are a college student most likely you procrastinate.