Procrastination: What Does Indecision Have To Do with Procrastination?

It is important to be decisive, but obstacles and potential problems can paralyze our thoughts and actions. When we have a strong desire to be right or a strong desire to avoid being wrong, we may delay decisions. Indecision and perfectionism are often dance partners.

When I deliver presentations on decision-making, we discuss […]

Procrastination: What Does Indecision Have To Do with Procrastination?2020-03-20T12:46:25-05:00

Procrastination: What Does Perfectionism Have To Do with Procrastination?

Are you a perfectionist? Is do it right the first time, or don’t do it at all your mantra? That may be why some things don’t get done.

Perfectionism can certainly be a contributor to the habit of procrastination. Sometimes it is the perfection we seek in the outcome or final result. Sometimes procrastination occurs because […]

Procrastination: What Does Perfectionism Have To Do with Procrastination?2020-03-20T12:46:25-05:00

Procrastination: What Does the Pain-Pleasure Principle Have To Do with Procrastination?

It’s nice to be comfortable. We would rather do tasks we enjoy. Procrastination is often caused by the avoidance of unpleasant or painful tasks. We all would rather do something pleasant rather than unpleasant.

When we postpone an unpleasant task, we are attempting to make life more pleasurable and avoid the miserable or the painful. Unfortunately, […]

Procrastination: What Does the Pain-Pleasure Principle Have To Do with Procrastination?2020-03-20T12:46:25-05:00

Procrastination: Why Do I Procrastinate?

Usually we have the courage to take action. However, sometimes we get stuck and freeze and don’t do what we need to do. Usually it is fear that stops us from taking action.

There are many fears that can immobilize us and cause us to procrastinate.

I will share with you sixteen reasons why people procrastinate.

 

Fear of […]

Procrastination: Why Do I Procrastinate?2020-03-20T12:46:25-05:00

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