Why We Procrastinate

“Procrastination isn’t a unique character flaw or a mysterious curse on your ability to manage time, but a way of coping with challenging emotions and negative moods induced by certain tasks — boredom, anxiety, insecurity, frustration, resentment, self-doubt and beyond.”

The cure for procrastination isn’t to get better at managing your time — it’s to get better at managing your emotions.

Charlotte Lieberman interviewed a series of experts about why we procrastinate and discovered the root cause of procrastination is an attempt to avoid negative feelings She also suggests several ways to overcome your procrastination habit.

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