Why procrastination is about managing emotions, not time

Address the real reasons you procrastinate and you’re more likely to start achieving your goals.

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Hasnain says:

This was an interesting take on procrastination and productivity - and proposes an approach that might lead to better outcomes

“Increasingly, however, psychologists are realising this is wrong. Experts like Tim Pychyl at Carleton University in Canada and his collaborator Fuschia Sirois at the University of Sheffield in the UK have proposed that procrastination is an issue with managing our emotions, not our time. The task we’re putting off is making us feel bad – perhaps it’s boring, too difficult or we’re worried about failing – and to make ourselves feel better in the moment, we start doing something else, like watching videos.”

Posted on 2020-01-24T19:20:51+0000