OK, I’m done with procrastinating. I’m done with the guilt, anxiety, stress—and, of course, the not getting stuff done.
I’m tired of answering “what’d you do today” with “nothing”. Of course, it’s a lie—I did do something, just not anything important – not anything that made me feel happier, more complete, or more relaxed.
What I did today was spend 8 hours kicking myself, putting myself down, and telling myself “I’ve really got to do. . .”.
Why Procrastination Is Always Easy to Do Right Now
Psychologists tell me that the reason I procrastinate is because it feels so darn good. Can you believe that? All that guilt, stress, and bad self-image feel good?
It does though, doesn’t it? Not the self-recriminations, but the excuse-making and the excuse-fulfilling.
- When we procrastinate, we tend to do stuff that we know how to do—there’s no risk….