Blogger Tim Urban has a very unique way of explaining procrastination. On this TedTalk Urban describes, in a very fun way, the struggles of the rational-decision maker inside of all of us.
One of the biggest help request I receive from students is on the subject of time management. A lot of times students become surprised when I tell them, “don’t try to manage time, just try to be more productive”.
After an hour of studying, the idea of continuing to study is dreadful, UNBEARABLE! Your brain stops retaining new information. Your mind can’t stop wondering to other topics. You’re almost willing to actually go do your laundry then sit there and studying any longer. Why is that, you ask?
How do you define procrastination? Do you see it always as a negative behavior? In simple terms, procrastination is everything you do to avoid doing the things that you really must do now. Watch this short video and see if you can develop your own definition for procrastination.
How many things get in our way when we want to get things done? Take a look at this very short video and see if it looks like you.