Procrastination is similar to your 𝐛𝐚𝐝 𝐡𝐚𝐛𝐢𝐭𝐬 of constantly biting your nails and chewing your gum.
Remember how you 𝗳𝗲𝗹𝘁 𝘂𝗻𝗲𝗮𝘀𝘆 when you saw the unpaid bills, but instead of writing them right away, you switched to watching TV and waited 𝖚𝖓𝖙𝖎𝖑 𝖙𝖍𝖊 𝖑𝖆𝖘𝖙 𝖒𝖎𝖓𝖚𝖙𝖊?
However, procrastination does not only bring up your unhealthy #habits; it also brings up your pleasurable ones.
𝙁𝙤𝙧 𝙚𝙭𝙖𝙢𝙥𝙡𝙚: Have you ever put off planning a #vacation?
Is this, however, a crime? Certainly not.
According to researcher 𝙏𝙞𝙢 𝙋𝙮𝙘𝙝𝙮𝙡 (Psychology professor Carleton University, Canada), “It is a part of our human condition.”
Your primary goal shifts from finishing the task to feeling good right now.
As a result, we begin to 𝐚𝐯𝐨𝐢𝐝 our #responsibilities.
1. Procrastination results in 𝗽𝗼𝗼𝗿 𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗱𝗲𝘀/𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘂𝗹𝘁𝘀:
Many previous studies have shown that procrastination always results in a poor emotional state which endangers outcomes. It not only causes the person to finish their work subsequently, but it also makes them feel guilty about wasting their time.
2. Memory 𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗽𝗿𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗴:
According to the distributed practice effect: A learning process in which tasks are separated by long breaks for practicing different theories rather than understanding close together helps in perfect learning.
As a result, our memories work best when we give them enough time to unwind. The passage of time will assist you in memorizing and remembering your acquired knowledge to the best of your ability.
3. Procrastination or 𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗿 𝗹𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴:
When we procrastinate, we tend to halt some of our natural #brain functions, causing us to exhaust them sooner. It will cause you to overlearn the material, which is essentially cramming. However, because we are putting all of the information simultaneously with really no breaks, it will fade away in no time.
Some people embrace their procrastination habit because they believe it will 𝘁𝗵𝗿𝗶𝘃𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗶𝗿 𝗰𝗮𝗽𝗮𝗯𝗶𝗹𝗶𝘁𝘆 because of the underlying pressure in the last time.
Is it, however, worthwhile?
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