Every one procrastinates; it is everyone’s problem. Some people procrastinate more than others, but that does not make it any better. It is not a productive habit and might lead to stress, guilt, and even depression.
So, don’t let it ruin your life. With right knowledge and a positive attitude, you can beat procrastination and find your inner motivation.
Here in this article you will reveal the 4 main causes of procrastination along with cure
- You have a fear of the failure
You do not have self-compassion, which makes you feel more stressed during your tasks. You think that you are not good enough to do the task, which in turn makes you procrastinate. You have a fear of failure and certainly if you won’t do it, you won’t fail. But again it’s debatable because not attempting something is also a failure. So, here procrastination serves as a protector against fear of failure.
Cure: This problem can easily be cured you just need to start talking to yourself. Accept yourself as an optimistic human rather than a negative critic. Understand that failure is not permanent. Give your task a try, you might make mistakes but you have the opportunity to learn from them.
- You try to achieve perfectionism
If you consider yourself perfectionist, then you might not take actions thinking that you won’t able to do a new job with perfection. This becomes a huge problem because you never attempt to do new things and keep doing what you are used to.
Certainly, it is a good thing that whatever you do you are best at it. However it becomes a problem of procrastination when you create a mental picture that something you want to complete is beyond your abilities and you won’t be able to perform best at it and you do nothing at all.
Cure: You must aim to do best and be satisfied with what you do. There is no such thing as perfection because everyone has a different definition of perfection and it might not match with your definition.
- Your focus is not where it should be
Another common and most important reason of procrastination is a
- You have low energy levels