Procrastination is defined as the act of postponing, delaying or putting off, especially habitually or intentionally. In simple terms, we always think that we will start working today but we can’t and we keep delaying our work, this is procrastination.

Main Reasons for Procrastination

  • Mobile addiction:- Mobile addiction is one of the major cause of procrastinating as in today’s society everyone is busy using their mobiles and they don’t want to do any productive work.
  • Our fear:- We just think that we can’t do that work even before trying. This creates a negative impact on our mind and then our mind never lets us do that work.
  • Increasing technology:- Technology is increasing at an incredible rate and this ever-increasing technology is making us all lazy. We don’t want to do anything on our own. We want everything we need just by sitting and relaxing.

Strategies for Overcoming Procrastination

  • Do the difficult task first:- Do the tough tasks first as if you don’t do them at first place they will bother you while you are doing some other work.
  • Work in small sessions:- Start working in small sessions followed by small breaks this will keep you motivated and you can easily complete your work.
  • Start slowly:- Start doing your work even for 5 minutes only but just start it. Then increase the timing slowly and gradually as it will help you a lot in overcoming procrastination.
  • Avert low-density fun:- This is one of the major cause of procrastination. To avoid this just stick to your plan and after finishing the work you want then do whatever you want.
  • Reward and gift technique:- One can use this technique as well in this technique you just reward yourself with a small thing that you like after you completed your work.

Last but not least, one can easily overcome procrastination if one is determined to do so. Just follow the above-written tips and avoid the use of the mobile phone as much as you can especially while doing your work.