pro-cras-ti-na-tion |prəˌkrastəˈnāSHən, prō-|
the action of delaying or postponing something: your first tip is to avoid procrastination.
Writer Tim Urban knows that procrastination is bad—yet he can’t seem to stop doing it! Like many of us, he just has a habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. There are so many distractions: YouTube, Wikipedia, gazing out windows, and the like. In this article and video Tim Urban encourages us to think harder about what we’re really procrastinating on. After all, it’s all fun and games until we run out of time.
For procrastinators and non-procrastinators alike, both brains have a rational decision-maker in them, he says. It’s just that procrastinators fall prey to the instant gratification monkey, a feeling that encourages fun tasks over productive, sensible ones. Ultimately, he says rational decisions and instant gratification are both needed—just at the right times.
Urban says that everyone procrastinates, but that deadline-driven procrastination differs from situational procrastination, like waiting to start a business. When there’s no real deadline, the panic monster doesn’t appear to give that extra push—which Urban says is the real source of some people’s frustration.
“It’s not that they’re cramming for some project; it’s that long-term procrastination has made them feel like a spectator at times in their own lives,” Urban says. “The frustration is not that they couldn’t achieve their dreams; it’s that they weren’t even able to start chasing them.”
Inside the mind of a master procrastinator | Tim Urban
Well? What are you waiting for? Go and do that thing you’ve been meaning to know and holding off on!
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