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Procrastinating

5 Habits We Need to Break Now

Kali Rogers | Posted 10.22.2014 | Women
Kali Rogers

What should your life look like at 22? What should it look like at 30? What should it look like at 40? 45? Get a good idea. I know you've thought about it. Ok. Got it? Good. Now, put a big fat "X" through that picture and spit on it.

Why We Procrastinate

The New Yorker | Maria Konnikova | Posted 07.23.2014 | World

Want to hear my favorite procrastination joke? I’ll tell you later. Piers Steel, a psychologist at the University of Calgary, has saved up countl...

The Science Behind Our Urge To Procrastinate

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 07.15.2014 | Healthy Living

Cranking out a final paper hours before the deadline. Putting off that trip to the supermarket until the refrigerator shelves are completely barren. W...

How Do You Stop Procrastinating? Use This 5-Minute Rule

Andrea Bonior | Posted 07.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrea Bonior

Yes, the biggest magic of the five-minute rule comes from the fact that often, for procrastinators, starting is the hardest part.

What It's Like When You Have To Write An Essay

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 12.30.2013 | College

You've probably experienced it. Those long nights when there suddenly seems to be endless food to eat, dorm space to clean, Facebook pictures to p...

The Big Lesson I Learned The Hard Way Senior Year

Camille Ake | Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen
Camille Ake

I've tried imagining the next time in my life I'll knock on somebody's door holding out a bag to collect candy. Frightening enough, the only time I could think of is when my future children go trick-or-treating. Kind of puts life in perspective, doesn't it?

4 Ways To Stop Procrastinating

Blake Kernen | Posted 11.09.2013 | Teen
Blake Kernen

I am the leader of a great and powerful nation: The Procrastination. I'm going to finally admit it. I could wait until tomorrow, because well, as a procrastinator, that's my nature, but instead I'm going to take ownership of it today.

5 Ways to Stop Procrastinating

Jeff Sorensen | Posted 08.13.2013 | Comedy
Jeff Sorensen

Seriously, there are better things you could be doing than what you're procrastinating on. If there is a lot going on in your life, the last thing you want on your mind is that thing you still have to do that you've been putting off for a while. That

Cheating on Your Inner Procrastinator

Ben Michaelis, Ph.D. | Posted 07.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Ben Michaelis, Ph.D.

Rather than trying to wrestle with your "Inner Procrastinator," why not change the dynamics of your relationship with him. Seem strange? Keep procrastinating and read on, my friend.

Overcoming Procrastination, From Dr. Gail Saltz (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

Psychiatrist Dr. Gail Saltz shared her advice on overcoming procrastination when she joined me on Mondays With Marlo. If there is something you need t...

9 Reasons To Slack Off

John Perry | Posted 10.15.2012 | Books
John Perry

All procrastinators put off things they have to do. Structured procrastination is the art of making this negative trait work for you. If you know that you tend to avoid that "big, important" project at the top of your priority list, rearrange said list by putting an even bigger project at the top.

Stop Procrastinating! 5 Steps To Get The Job Done

Dawn Gluskin | Posted 10.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Dawn Gluskin

As you slough the items off your to-do list and get closer to your goal of completion, be sure to notice your clear head, renewed energy, and increased momentum and focus. There is truly peace in completion -- enjoy it!

Start Writing

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 08.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Ruth Neubauer

A beginning. A beginning. A beginning. Again. Every session is a beginning. Beginner's mind is a no-place space to learn something new, like the time ...

Procrastination Nation: 10 Worst Offenders

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 03.28.2012 | Money

With the April 17 deadline fast approaching, many of us are needlessly putting off filing our income taxes. In fact, nearly three out of 10 Americans ...

Why Procrastination Is Good for You: 5 Ways to Make it Work

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 05.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

Some people are methodical by nature. It makes them physically ill to leave things until right before the deadline. But if you're the type of person who likes the focused energy of just-in-time delivery, here are five ways to make procrastination work for you.

Problem With Procrastination? Try This: Do Nothing

Gretchen Rubin | Posted 04.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Gretchen Rubin

Just about anyone who has ever put off a troublesome task is familiar with one of my "secrets of adulthood": Working is one of the most dangerous forms of procrastination.

Overcoming Procrastination: 6 Steps To Getting It Done

Robert Leahy, Ph.D. | Posted 03.28.2012 | Healthy Living
Robert Leahy, Ph.D.

If you are like me you have found yourself putting off things to do that you know would be good to get done. We procrastinate on exercise, getting the taxes done, cleaning the house, making that phone call and getting our work done.

Why We Procrastinate

Art Markman, Ph.D. | Posted 02.16.2012 | Healthy Living
Art Markman, Ph.D.

As a college professor, I see differences among students in their amount of procrastination all the time.