Author: Michael Scaletti When I was in college, I sometimes had trouble completing assignments on time. While I was generally a good student, participating in discussions in class, doing well on tests, and completing some of my projects and assignments to a high level, occasionally I would just not get an assignment done. I’d end up going out with friends, or playing video games, or watching movies, instead of working on a project that I knew had a deadline right around the c
Author: Bob Nease
Source: Fast Company Think about all the stuff you’ve been putting off—really, go ahead. Chances are you’ve been putting off thinking about the stuff you’ve been putting off, right? It’s not that you don’t think those things are important, or even that you believe they’ll go away if you ignore them. So why are you procrastinating, and how can you stop that? It Isn’t As Bad As You Think For starters, you probably procrastinate far less than you think. If we
Author: Alice Boyes, Ph.D.
Source: Psychology Today Anxiety and procrastination go hand in hand. When we feel anxious about something, we’ll put it off. Sometimes this is obvious to the person experiencing it. For instance, if you put off your driving test because you’re scared of failure or of getting hurt while driving, or you’re too nervous to ask out the person you have a crush on. However, the anxiety-procrastination link isn’t always so clear to sufferers or observers.
Author: Kate Matsudaira
Source: Acmqueue Have you ever come into work, sat down at your computer to begin a project, opened your editor, and then just stared at the screen? This happens to me all the time, so I understand your struggle. Even if you love your job, you don’t always feel like doing it every day. There are so many factors that influence your ability to show up to work with enthusiasm and then work hard all day long. External events can take priority in your mind
Are you constantly telling yourself that if things were a little different, you could do great things? Meanwhile, are other people forever telling you how much potential you harness? If you ever find yourself daydreaming about a different career, living in a different city or traveling more, it’s time to get your motivation up off the ground and get going. We’ve all found ourselves longing for more at times, whether it’s relating to work or our personal lives. Sometimes these