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How Procrastination and Depression are Linked

http://bit.ly/2n1hX76 2. People who deal with stress by putting problems in their ‘too hard basket’ are more vulnerable to getting depressed. There is a huge…

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Procrastination is common – how to break out of the habit

4) Reduce the effort involved https://bbc.in/2YQhchY You need to make it as easy as possible to get started. The concept of choice architecture is well-known…

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2) Look for the positives in the task you keep postponing

https://bbc.in/2YQhchY 2) Look for the positives in the task you keep postponing One way of working out whether you’re a chronic procrastinator is to ask…

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Procrastination: Why It’s So Hard To Break The Habit

Harmon and Cullinan: I feel that same sense of relief every time a social engagement gets cancelled. Apparently, I am as addicted to cancelling plans as…

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Laziness Does Not Exist

https://medium.com/@dr_eprice/laziness-does-not-exist-3af27e312d01 For decades, psychological research has been able to explain procrastination as a functioning problem, not a consequence of laziness. When a person fails to…

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Negative, Repetitive Thoughts and Procrastination

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/dont-delay/201803/how-negative-repetitive-thoughts-relate-procrastination#_=_ Procrastination is best understood as an emotion-focused coping strategy. We use task avoidance to escape negative emotions associated with a task (e.g., frustration, boredom,…

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Procrastination is not solved by focusing on the volitional

https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/fulfillment-any-age/201801/new-way-understand-procrastination Many psychologists have attempted to understand the causes of procrastination beginning, perhaps, with the great psychodynamic theorists. Freud related this behavior to problems stemming…

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To End Procrastination, Release Your Mental Resistance

http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2015/10/29/to-end-procrastination-release-your-mental-resistance/ We are motivated to take action when we sense a feeling of reward at the end. If you look at your messy house in…

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Procrastination – psychological origins

The psychological origins of procrastination – and how we can stop putting things off http://t.co/cmvI21nkYk pic.twitter.com/Zb8mG4wugh — The Conversation (@ConversationUK) October 11, 2015 When we…

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