To procrastinate is to put off or postpone doing something out of laziness or carelessness. Delaying a task or two at times is alright for some people, especially if they can manage to catch up or have enough time to finish everything without cramming. Unfortunately, this is not the case with other people.
Some people tend to procrastinate longer and tend not to work on tasks until it progressively adds up. This can hurt them if they don’t work on fixing this bad habit. But being a procrastinator is not always a very bad thing though; there are instances in life where it could be beneficial. For instance, it could possibly help with handling pressure from a superior or boss. By being used to doing things at the last minute, the procrastinator may excel when asked to do something within a short period of time.
Procrastination might be helpful under certain circumstances, but it should still be avoided. Not only does it affect productivity levels, it can also upset the people who are counting on you or waiting for you to accomplish and get things done.
People who are guilty of procrastinating may even suffer from stress and depression, especially when responsibilities add up. And if you don’t want any of that, I’d like to congratulate you because you have acknowledged that you want to change this behavior and prevent it from taking over your life.
Always remember that a little procrastination from time to time is not harmful if done in moderation. But it becomes a habit that negatively interferes with your life, you should absolutely do something about it. Here are 60 tips to help you avoid procrastination $2.99 on Kindle.