which has in it a systematic programme for beating procrastination, and when I first mentioned it I said I'd keep interested people posted on how it's going.
Well, I've worked through a number of stages of the programme now, and it's continuing to impress me. One of the latest...
Someone described me as a time optimist. I don't just put things off till the last minute - when the last minute arrives I try to fit in a few other things too - and inevitably end up late! Anyway sounds more positive than "procrastinator" and has an inbuilt excuse!
rough draft (complete with note cards and highlighted printouts) due tomorrow. I'll be staying up late to get it done, even though I gotta wake up at 6 AM.
Procrastinating is terrible and I really ought to break the habit, 'cause it's definitely not worth the pain and stress...
where I'm at, and I have to analyze three poems, research another poet, and do my social studies homework, and look for my French dictionary. Why do I do this to myself? And on top of all that, I have a cold. I hate colds the most, because it's so miserable! Bleh. So, now I go...
CAREER IS ILLEGAL
ON THIS PHONE AND TRACKED
YOUR SENDING CARS
YOUR A LYING FAILURE
WE BELIEVE SUMMONS LADY
IS CONNECTED TOO YOU
10 MIN WERE ANALYZING
WE'RE ANALYZING THE PERSON
WHO SPOKE TO MAFALDA
4 NIGHTS ABOUT COMPUTERS
research it.....use every day to your advantage....cause if you start just the night before, you won't get more than 'F' ......
Me: (woke up at 4am (slept at 3am) wrote that speech and got 'A') YAY!!!! Procrastination doesn't ALWAYS fail. ;)
What causes procrastination?
I think it is fear. Fear that I won't be able to complete the task - or do it well enough. Fear that it may involve me getting my hands dirty or have repercussions. Fear that it may attract criticism. Fear that it may turn...
..I know....it's terrible. Today is Chinese New Year....
Gong Hey Fat Choy
To celebrate, we had Chinese food for dinner...yummy...then came the ending....the fortune cookie. I cracked it open and the message read:
"Stop procrastinating....starting tomorrow"
I believe the...
doing anything. Like, taking a shower. My bed is so comfortable I just keep saying "okay five more minutes. Okay ten. I can do it in an hour. Hold on, I gotta reply to this message"
Technology always gets the best of me. >.<