Thursday, Feb 6, 2020
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.
Monday, Feb 3, 2020
Is it time to go “screw it, let’s do it”?
Could a deliberately sloppy start help you move forward?
Or what’s the smallest step you can take right now?
Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019
If procrastination isn’t about laziness, then what is it about?
Monday, Apr 1, 2019
The findings show that low sleep-quality is associated with increased levels of procrastination during the following day, and that this effect is moderated by individuals’ self-control, which means that individuals who are low in self-control are significantly affected by the quality of their sleep, while individuals who are high in self-control are not.
Friday, Mar 8, 2019
Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn’t make sense, but he’s never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban takes us on a journey through YouTube binges, Wikipedia rabbit holes and bouts of staring out the window – and encourages us to think harder about what we’re really procrastinating on, before we run out of time.
Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018
By procrastinating about the right things in the right way, you’re never really procrastinating. If you’d like to try your hand at productive procrastination, here are three practical strategies to get you started.
Monday, Aug 27, 2018
Look, we all know it: writing — literally just the act of sitting down and starting to write — is physically impossible. Even when your assignment is relatively short, or your daily goal relatively modest, it’s so hard to start many of us will go to great lengths to avoid it. Here are stories from writers and students who went to especially great lengths in order to not write.
Monday, Jul 16, 2018
It’s Saturday morning. You start coding in your side-project. A couple of hours go by. You feel like, “I’m tired. Let’s do this tomorrow.”. You also would like to ship it ASAP too. What do you do?
Thursday, Jun 14, 2018
In my experience, at least, procrastination has always been a private pain, experienced solo — but as I bonded with my fellow procrastinators over the following weeks, I began to realize that a support network of people who understood was exactly what I’d been missing.