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Newsletter 10 

Links and Ressources about Procrastination

15 minutes, but watch till the end, it might convince you

"So the Rational Decision-Maker will make the rational decision to do something productive, but the Monkey doesn't like that plan, so he actually takes the wheel, and he says, "Actually, let's read the entire Wikipedia page of the Nancy Kerrigan/ Tonya Harding scandal, because I just remembered that that happened."

Why do we procrastinate even when it feels bad?

“Because procrastination is motivated by our negative feelings, some individuals are more susceptible to it than others. People who have difficulty regulating their emotions and those who struggle with low self-esteem are much more likely to procrastinate”

Plusieurs facteurs peuvent expliquer la procrastination:

  • le stress

  • le manque de confiance en soi

  • la peur de l'échec

  • les "phobies"

If you prefer reading instead of watching a video, here are a couple of very interesting (and easy to read) articles on the subject.

Overcoming Procrastination - Neuroscience News

Why we wait: the neuroscience of procrastination - Ness Labs

There's a lot more and super interesting...but if I give you too many links, you'll procrastinate further!!

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