Recently, the Wall Street Journal published an interesting article about procrastination. Read the entire article here: http://www.wsj.com/articles/to-stop-procrastinating-start-by-understanding-whats-really-going-on-1441043167 Research scientists postulate that chronic procrastination is tied to our emotions and it is an emotional delay tactic for dealing with stress which can impact areas of our lives, such as career, finances, relationships, and health.
Additionally, the evidence suggests that therapist guided interventions were the most effective for treating procrastination. Moreover, scientists posit that time management alone will help procrastinators, but only to a degree, emphasizing that the emotional regulation factor must be confronted.
If you are struggling with procrastination, don’t put it off, see a therapist. They will help you better understand your emotions and gain insight to your behaviors. Isn’t that something worth doing right away?
Feel Better Today,