Health & Wellness

Why You Procrastinate (It Has Nothing to Do With Self-Control)

By May 23, 2019 No Comments

If procrastination isn’t about laziness, then what is it about? According to this article, “Procrastination isn’t a unique character flaw or a mysterious curse on your ability to manage time, but a way of coping with challenging emotions and negative moods induced by certain tasks—boredom, anxiety, insecurity, frustration, resentment, self-doubt and beyond.” Further, chronic procrastination can have destructive effects on mental and physical health, including chronic stress, symptoms of depression and anxiety, poor health behaviors, chronic illness and even hypertension and cardiovascular disease. Read more to find out how you can manage your emotions in a new way and get to the root of the reasons why you procrastinate.

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