A rendetlen íróasztal, garázs és kartotékos szekrény nem csupán annyi, amennyit a felszín mutat. A betegesen halogató ember sokszor megszállottan arra koncentrál, hogy a fizikai környezetét rendberakja, de valójában nem a rendetlen fiók az igazi probléma; az csak egy sokkal mélyebb ügy felszíni megnyilvánulása.
I am going to teach a FREE one day workshop Saturday Jan. 29 at the Schott Center in Santa Barbara and have been thinking about the numerous times I have shared my ideas about this frustrating behavior in the last 25 years.
Something’s holding these people back. Bob misses the deadline for handing in his term paper and has to repeat the course the following semester.
Procrastinators are usually hard working, well meaning people who are puzzled that no matter how many resolutions they make and how hard they try, they can’t seem to get the job done… on time.
I should get my car washed. I should pay my bills. I should eat less. I shouldn’t sleep so late on the weekend.
Disorganized desks, closets, garages, and file cabinets are often not what they seem. The procrastinator fixates on cleaning or clearing out some space, but that is not the primary problem.
An hour before our family was coming for Thanksgiving dinner my husband, the perfectionist, disappeared. He ran to the store to buy matching folding chairs.
As a psychotherapist specializing in helping people overcome procrastination, I have observed that procrastination takes many forms. Some people procrastinate at home and not at work, others procrastinate about taking care of themselves but are prompt about meeting the needs of others.
No one really knows what the future holds yet we all have concocted fantasies of the future that we convince ourselves will come true.
Procrastination is a widespread problem that never seems to go away. For many, this pesky habit began in childhood. Although we may look back on childhood as a carefree time, a child’s life is structured around school.
Procrastinators come in all sizes and shapes, young and old, all colors, denominations, from all walks of life and many cultures.