Students have procrastinated completing assignments since there have been schools. Everyone procrastinates from time to time. This SciShow video explains why we all procrastinate and provides tips for overcoming procrastination. I thought this may be helpful as we head into finals.
Didn’t watch the whole thing? Here are the Noldy Notes:
- Break task down into smaller more manageable chunks. The feeling of success you get from the little tasks can help propel you forward along to victory.
- Visualization, that is picturing your future self having already completed the task you are putting off.
- Acknowledge and accept the feeling of procrastination. Don’t feel guilty. There’s nothing wrong with you. These are normal feelings that we all have.